Table 4. Civilian labor force and unemployment by state and selected area, not seasonally adjusted

LABOR FORCE DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED

Table 4. Civilian labor force and unemployment by state and selected area, not seasonally adjusted
State and area Civilian labor force Unemployed
July August Number Percent of labor force
2015 2016 2015 2016(p) July August July August
2015 2016 2015 2016(p) 2015 2016 2015 2016(p)

Alabama

2,163,395 2,182,935 2,149,959 2,179,827 145,435 126,104 139,884 123,207 6.7 5.8 6.5 5.7

Alaska

374,602 371,469 369,377 366,534 21,798 22,790 20,742 21,776 5.8 6.1 5.6 5.9

Arizona

3,152,919 3,222,638 3,158,214 3,209,430 208,387 204,476 210,073 190,170 6.6 6.3 6.7 5.9

Arkansas

1,348,400 1,369,163 1,334,052 1,351,630 75,833 59,267 65,529 51,766 5.6 4.3 4.9 3.8

California

19,057,223 19,367,432 18,998,452 19,357,891 1,246,352 1,135,902 1,159,388 1,076,250 6.5 5.9 6.1 5.6

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale(1)

5,024,785 5,114,278 4,995,982 5,109,709 363,699 281,511 335,812 269,874 7.2 5.5 6.7 5.3

Colorado

2,849,681 2,912,812 2,837,374 2,903,499 110,346 104,732 100,174 97,233 3.9 3.6 3.5 3.3

Connecticut

1,916,729 1,940,528 1,898,857 1,919,257 112,056 109,097 106,534 107,156 5.8 5.6 5.6 5.6

Delaware

473,057 484,275 471,720 479,936 23,868 21,998 23,704 21,167 5.0 4.5 5.0 4.4

District of Columbia

395,770 399,472 389,855 390,128 28,021 24,760 27,026 25,464 7.1 6.2 6.9 6.5

Florida

9,711,437 9,824,169 9,691,397 9,772,984 562,696 501,181 544,540 481,373 5.8 5.1 5.6 4.9

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall(1)

1,336,441 1,321,695 1,331,563 1,311,986 85,013 71,944 85,783 73,371 6.4 5.4 6.4 5.6

Georgia

4,788,247 4,938,883 4,748,198 4,899,595 302,965 267,584 279,431 255,915 6.3 5.4 5.9 5.2

Hawaii

680,749 689,164 678,539 685,319 23,749 23,740 23,434 21,965 3.5 3.4 3.5 3.2

Idaho

810,236 824,383 802,951 816,696 32,004 29,997 31,524 29,859 3.9 3.6 3.9 3.7

Illinois

6,595,668 6,686,086 6,522,271 6,610,759 407,418 374,088 376,499 363,043 6.2 5.6 5.8 5.5

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights(1)

3,824,350 3,902,573 3,781,450 3,832,895 235,598 217,686 213,271 208,403 6.2 5.6 5.6 5.4

Indiana

3,293,928 3,417,617 3,267,786 3,391,395 154,257 149,065 145,623 156,677 4.7 4.4 4.5 4.6

Iowa

1,717,216 1,734,691 1,697,415 1,720,042 59,751 70,354 59,119 72,048 3.5 4.1 3.5 4.2

Kansas

1,517,337 1,503,880 1,494,686 1,478,677 70,921 73,144 63,554 68,277 4.7 4.9 4.3 4.6

Kentucky

1,962,414 1,984,764 1,935,522 1,978,305 114,080 104,036 96,562 94,435 5.8 5.2 5.0 4.8

Louisiana

2,191,112 2,184,116 2,157,077 2,136,309 144,599 150,127 137,586 143,624 6.6 6.9 6.4 6.7

Maine

696,566 705,650 694,108 708,351 27,596 26,074 24,355 23,672 4.0 3.7 3.5 3.3

Maryland

3,202,007 3,211,748 3,168,355 3,187,784 171,878 145,042 163,977 144,034 5.4 4.5 5.2 4.5

Massachusetts

3,615,813 3,670,323 3,604,196 3,669,716 187,310 148,517 170,815 139,593 5.2 4.0 4.7 3.8

Michigan

4,806,242 4,874,473 4,763,471 4,862,947 308,129 262,712 247,250 240,582 6.4 5.4 5.2 4.9

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn(2)

2,031,156 2,088,674 2,019,229 2,087,795 149,511 126,955 129,099 125,996 7.4 6.1 6.4 6.0

Minnesota

3,045,681 3,043,388 3,023,373 3,014,302 111,560 113,915 100,175 113,521 3.7 3.7 3.3 3.8

Mississippi

1,292,721 1,290,596 1,268,469 1,271,426 89,836 83,890 75,600 72,240 6.9 6.5 6.0 5.7

Missouri

3,143,569 3,166,650 3,101,431 3,145,173 169,456 164,318 150,879 168,683 5.4 5.2 4.9 5.4

Montana

533,994 535,923 531,244 529,893 19,988 21,165 19,166 20,758 3.7 3.9 3.6 3.9

Nebraska

1,029,880 1,033,591 1,016,653 1,019,246 34,713 35,905 30,429 33,267 3.4 3.5 3.0 3.3

Nevada

1,435,075 1,443,699 1,430,588 1,431,716 99,876 93,134 95,640 83,488 7.0 6.5 6.7 5.8

New Hampshire

754,624 768,732 750,215 765,254 24,782 22,135 23,619 22,295 3.3 2.9 3.1 2.9

New Jersey

4,597,134 4,635,131 4,554,347 4,585,947 275,535 260,242 241,436 245,856 6.0 5.6 5.3 5.4

New Mexico

923,461 928,853 917,714 924,095 66,166 65,698 61,319 63,970 7.2 7.1 6.7 6.9

New York

9,787,363 9,698,982 9,721,758 9,656,788 525,205 480,613 482,807 475,048 5.4 5.0 5.0 4.9

New York City

4,209,553 4,151,712 4,186,727 4,144,394 238,563 233,632 221,884 237,323 5.7 5.6 5.3 5.7

North Carolina

4,814,508 4,856,329 4,760,466 4,804,648 301,598 240,197 282,756 241,620 6.3 4.9 5.9 5.0

North Dakota

421,375 428,095 419,155 430,080 10,792 12,042 10,509 11,965 2.6 2.8 2.5 2.8

Ohio

5,761,791 5,854,031 5,720,997 5,805,519 286,359 279,386 250,304 270,200 5.0 4.8 4.4 4.7

Cleveland-Elyria(2)

1,048,634 1,058,491 1,031,144 1,038,807 53,850 56,324 44,576 55,408 5.1 5.3 4.3 5.3

Oklahoma

1,851,923 1,826,818 1,839,393 1,808,057 81,421 95,113 77,568 92,714 4.4 5.2 4.2 5.1

Oregon

1,991,272 2,084,808 1,994,761 2,093,033 118,871 118,155 114,401 116,760 6.0 5.7 5.7 5.6

Pennsylvania

6,523,495 6,615,834 6,455,312 6,566,886 375,545 402,548 340,778 396,423 5.8 6.1 5.3 6.0

Rhode Island

562,430 564,762 559,819 563,473 33,731 31,687 32,704 32,551 6.0 5.6 5.8 5.8

South Carolina

2,285,684 2,331,591 2,271,319 2,317,456 138,460 124,894 135,084 127,203 6.1 5.4 5.9 5.5

South Dakota

461,337 464,703 456,845 460,120 13,346 11,572 13,171 12,197 2.9 2.5 2.9 2.7

Tennessee

3,092,301 3,184,157 3,053,847 3,160,806 190,154 154,949 175,194 157,478 6.1 4.9 5.7 5.0

Texas

13,120,456 13,386,057 13,047,642 13,378,918 633,218 679,437 600,039 669,223 4.8 5.1 4.6 5.0

Utah

1,479,230 1,510,795 1,474,361 1,505,838 56,399 58,432 54,485 51,158 3.8 3.9 3.7 3.4

Vermont

349,908 351,329 346,908 348,731 12,920 12,119 12,436 11,478 3.7 3.4 3.6 3.3

Virginia

4,276,693 4,268,491 4,230,497 4,230,425 193,661 170,964 184,049 173,019 4.5 4.0 4.4 4.1

Washington

3,565,987 3,659,765 3,543,814 3,645,713 197,074 209,105 191,714 197,123 5.5 5.7 5.4 5.4

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett(1)

1,591,623 1,618,445 1,580,835 1,630,683 74,886 72,869 72,311 65,988 4.7 4.5 4.6 4.0

West Virginia

793,331 795,382 788,180 793,521 55,677 43,557 52,939 45,583 7.0 5.5 6.7 5.7

Wisconsin

3,129,499 3,172,453 3,107,464 3,164,030 144,145 131,773 131,590 126,361 4.6 4.2 4.2 4.0

Wyoming

310,796 302,879 308,384 301,770 12,000 15,629 11,628 14,686 3.9 5.2 3.8 4.9

Puerto Rico

1,113,609 1,136,095 1,119,037 1,121,107 125,022 142,857 138,885 135,875 11.2 12.6 12.4 12.1

Footnotes
(1) Metropolitan division.
(2) Metropolitan statistical area.
(p) Preliminary

NOTE: Data refer to place of residence. Data for Puerto Rico are derived from a monthly household survey similar to the Current Population Survey. Area definitions are based on Office of Management and Budget Bulletin No. 13-01, dated February 28, 2013, and are available on the BLS website at www.bls.gov/lau/lausmsa.htm. Estimates for the latest month are subject to revision the following month.

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