Table 1. Civilian labor force and unemployment by census region and division, seasonally adjusted

LABOR FORCE DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
Table 1. Civilian labor force and unemployment by census region and division, seasonally adjusted(1)
Census region and
division
Civilian labor force Unemployed
July
2015
May
2016
June
2016
July
2016
Number Percent of labor force
July
2015
May
2016
June
2016
July
2016
July
2015
May
2016
June
2016
July
2016

Northeast

28,396,784 28,682,524 28,621,752 28,564,796 1,458,744 1,386,156 1,380,918 1,377,391 5.1 4.8 4.8 4.8

New England

7,771,855 7,824,956 7,834,427 7,854,272 377,992 340,569 341,107 336,507 4.9 4.4 4.4 4.3

Middle Atlantic

20,624,929 20,857,568 20,787,325 20,710,524 1,080,752 1,045,587 1,039,811 1,040,884 5.2 5.0 5.0 5.0

South

57,296,555 58,088,338 58,060,194 58,022,028 2,978,126 2,782,553 2,753,524 2,720,220 5.2 4.8 4.7 4.7

South Atlantic

30,474,346 30,827,541 30,814,335 30,801,064 1,639,525 1,484,302 1,447,991 1,408,447 5.4 4.8 4.7 4.6

East South Central

8,425,543 8,566,967 8,571,059 8,567,498 485,943 429,946 432,538 427,517 5.8 5.0 5.0 5.0

West South Central

18,396,666 18,693,830 18,674,800 18,653,466 852,658 868,305 872,995 884,256 4.6 4.6 4.7 4.7

Midwest

34,489,236 35,144,228 35,072,750 34,996,432 1,627,257 1,675,697 1,642,212 1,584,576 4.7 4.8 4.7 4.5

East North Central

23,288,444 23,827,073 23,780,338 23,734,490 1,182,497 1,251,066 1,207,803 1,140,765 5.1 5.3 5.1 4.8

West North Central

11,200,792 11,317,155 11,292,412 11,261,942 444,760 424,631 434,409 443,811 4.0 3.8 3.8 3.9

West

36,948,781 37,417,204 37,465,016 37,543,320 2,098,864 1,898,437 1,950,705 1,985,094 5.7 5.1 5.2 5.3

Mountain

11,421,691 11,628,453 11,636,589 11,631,697 577,628 548,738 569,574 577,981 5.1 4.7 4.9 5.0

Pacific

25,527,090 25,788,751 25,828,427 25,911,623 1,521,236 1,349,699 1,381,131 1,407,113 6.0 5.2 5.3 5.4

Footnotes
(1) Census region estimates are derived by summing the census division model-based estimates.

NOTE: Data refer to place of residence. The states (including the District of Columbia) that compose the various census divisions are: New England: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont; Middle Atlantic: New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania; South Atlantic: Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia; East South Central: Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi, and Tennessee; West South Central: Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas; East North Central: Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin; West North Central: Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota; Mountain: Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming; and Pacific: Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon, and Washington. Estimates for the current year are subject to revision early in the following calendar year.

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Last Modified Date: August 19, 2016