Mountain-Plains - Labor Force Statistics

 
Civilian labor force in the Midwest and West, seasonally adjusted (in thousands)
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United States

157,096 159,463 159,907 159,712 2,616 1.7

Midwest

34,575.5 34,968.4 34,966.3 34,931.7 356.1 1.0

Illinois

6,524.5 6,570.8 6,565.6 (p)6,564.4 (p)40.0 (p)0.6

Indiana

3,274.7 3,378.2 3,374.2 (p)3,358.1 (p)83.4 (p)2.5

Iowa

1,702.7 1,714.8 1,722.7 (p)1,725.5 (p)22.8 (p)1.3

Kansas

1,504.1 1,485.0 1,483.0 (p)1,483.4 (p)-20.8 (p)-1.4

Michigan

4,755.5 4,804.7 4,820.9 (p)4,843.1 (p)87.6 (p)1.8

Minnesota

3,017.7 3,003.3 2,993.8 (p)2,986.4 (p)-31.3 (p)-1.0

Missouri

3,122.1 3,119.7 3,130.4 (p)3,140.3 (p)18.3 (p)0.6

Nebraska

1,015.8 1,018.5 1,018.5 (p)1,017.9 (p)2.1 (p)0.2

North Dakota

412.9 422.9 425.7 (p)428.0 (p)15.1 (p)3.7

Ohio

5,686.7 5,762.3 5,747.6 (p)5,728.6 (p)42.0 (p)0.7

South Dakota

452.9 457.4 457.1 (p)456.9 (p)4.0 (p)0.9

Wisconsin

3,102.0 3,127.9 3,132.4 (p)3,135.0 (p)33.0 (p)1.1

West

37,012.5 37,618.8 37,763.4 37,894.5 881.9 2.4

Alaska

363.3 359.4 359.9 (p)359.7 (p)-3.5 (p)-1.0

Arizona

3,157.2 3,213.5 3,222.0 (p)3,236.6 (p)79.5 (p)2.5

California

18,979.7 19,231.1 19,348.4 (p)19,438.0 (p)458.3 (p)2.4

Colorado

2,826.0 2,891.3 2,898.0 (p)2,909.2 (p)83.2 (p)2.9

Hawaii

679.9 684.6 687.7 (p)692.8 (p)12.9 (p)1.9

Idaho

802.1 812.3 813.2 (p)813.0 (p)10.9 (p)1.4

Montana

523.8 523.3 523.3 (p)524.4 (p)0.6 (p)0.1

Nevada

1,430.7 1,434.6 1,431.5 (p)1,430.2 (p)-0.5 (p)0.0

New Mexico

915.6 927.5 928.6 (p)928.6 (p)13.0 (p)1.4

Oregon

1,985.7 2,066.4 2,075.2 (p)2,082.3 (p)96.5 (p)4.9

Utah

1,470.7 1,499.6 1,501.9 (p)1,507.3 (p)36.6 (p)2.5

Washington

3,555.9 3,631.4 3,653.2 (p)3,676.1 (p)120.2 (p)3.4

Wyoming

305.0 299.3 300.1 (p)301.4 (p)-3.6 (p)-1.2

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Source: Local Area Unemployment Statistics
The State and regional data above are a product of the Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program, a Federal-State cooperative program in which total employment and unemployment are measured for approximately 7,200 areas.

 
Unemployed in the Midwest and West, seasonally adjusted (in thousands)
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United States

7,899 7,849 7,939 7,787 -112 -1.4

Midwest

1,613.2 1,585.3 1,611.6 1,638.6 25.4 1.6

Illinois

387.3 363.7 360.5 (p)366.6 (p)-20.7 (p)-5.3

Indiana

148.4 152.9 151.4 (p)146.2 (p)-2.3 (p)-1.5

Iowa

60.2 72.8 72.6 (p)70.3 (p)10.1 (p)16.8

Kansas

60.6 63.6 65.0 (p)65.4 (p)4.8 (p)8.0

Michigan

241.9 216.5 219.8 (p)227.8 (p)-14.1 (p)-5.8

Minnesota

109.8 121.6 119.6 (p)118.0 (p)8.2 (p)7.5

Missouri

141.1 157.9 161.2 (p)159.0 (p)17.8 (p)12.6

Nebraska

30.9 32.3 33.1 (p)34.0 (p)3.1 (p)10.1

North Dakota

11.1 13.1 13.0 (p)12.8 (p)1.7 (p)15.1

Ohio

265.2 271.5 275.1 (p)279.9 (p)14.7 (p)5.5

South Dakota

13.6 13.1 13.1 (p)12.9 (p)-0.7 (p)-5.3

Wisconsin

142.5 131.2 130.0 (p)129.3 (p)-13.2 (p)-9.2

West

2,042.1 1,981.8 1,978.0 1,956.7 -85.4 -4.2

Alaska

23.9 24.3 24.6 (p)24.6 (p)0.8 (p)3.2

Arizona

186.2 187.0 178.7 (p)169.4 (p)-16.8 (p)-9.0

California

1,128.2 1,061.2 1,070.6 (p)1,069.3 (p)-59.0 (p)-5.2

Colorado

101.0 109.1 104.5 (p)100.7 (p)-0.3 (p)-0.3

Hawaii

22.9 23.6 22.6 (p)21.8 (p)-1.1 (p)-4.8

Idaho

32.3 31.0 31.1 (p)30.9 (p)-1.4 (p)-4.2

Montana

21.6 22.6 22.4 (p)22.3 (p)0.7 (p)3.3

Nevada

92.6 90.1 83.6 (p)79.0 (p)-13.7 (p)-14.8

New Mexico

59.9 61.3 62.2 (p)62.4 (p)2.4 (p)4.0

Oregon

111.8 112.3 113.5 (p)111.0 (p)-0.8 (p)-0.7

Utah

50.6 54.9 50.7 (p)48.6 (p)-2.0 (p)-4.0

Washington

202.5 207.7 202.9 (p)199.0 (p)-3.5 (p)-1.7

Wyoming

13.1 16.6 16.1 (p)15.5 (p)2.4 (p)18.3

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

Source: Local Area Unemployment Statistics
The State and regional data above are a product of the Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program, a Federal-State cooperative program in which total employment and unemployment are measured for approximately 7,200 areas.

 
Unemployment rates in the Midwest and West, seasonally adjusted (in percent)
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United States

5.0 4.9 5.0 4.9 -0.1

Midwest

4.7 4.5 4.6 4.7 0.0

Illinois

5.9 5.5 5.5 (p)5.6 (p)-0.3

Indiana

4.5 4.5 4.5 (p)4.4 (p)-0.1

Iowa

3.5 4.2 4.2 (p)4.1 (p)0.6

Kansas

4.0 4.3 4.4 (p)4.4 (p)0.4

Michigan

5.1 4.5 4.6 (p)4.7 (p)-0.4

Minnesota

3.6 4.0 4.0 (p)4.0 (p)0.4

Missouri

4.5 5.1 5.2 (p)5.1 (p)0.6

Nebraska

3.0 3.2 3.2 (p)3.3 (p)0.3

North Dakota

2.7 3.1 3.1 (p)3.0 (p)0.3

Ohio

4.7 4.7 4.8 (p)4.9 (p)0.2

South Dakota

3.0 2.9 2.9 (p)2.8 (p)-0.2

Wisconsin

4.6 4.2 4.1 (p)4.1 (p)-0.5

West

5.5 5.3 5.2 5.2 -0.3

Alaska

6.6 6.8 6.8 (p)6.8 (p)0.2

Arizona

5.9 5.8 5.5 (p)5.2 (p)-0.7

California

5.9 5.5 5.5 (p)5.5 (p)-0.4

Colorado

3.6 3.8 3.6 (p)3.5 (p)-0.1

Hawaii

3.4 3.4 3.3 (p)3.2 (p)-0.2

Idaho

4.0 3.8 3.8 (p)3.8 (p)-0.2

Montana

4.1 4.3 4.3 (p)4.3 (p)0.2

Nevada

6.5 6.3 5.8 (p)5.5 (p)-1.0

New Mexico

6.5 6.6 6.7 (p)6.7 (p)0.2

Oregon

5.6 5.4 5.5 (p)5.3 (p)-0.3

Utah

3.4 3.7 3.4 (p)3.2 (p)-0.2

Washington

5.7 5.7 5.6 (p)5.4 (p)-0.3

Wyoming

4.3 5.5 5.4 (p)5.1 (p)0.8

Footnotes
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Source: Local Area Unemployment Statistics
The State and regional data above are a product of the Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program, a Federal-State cooperative program in which total employment and unemployment are measured for approximately 7,200 areas.

 
Unemployment rates in Mountain and West North Central states by Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), not seasonally adjusted (in percent)
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Mountain Census Division

Arizona

Flagstaff

6.2 6.4 5.8 (p)5.7 (p)-0.5

Lake Havasu City-Kingman

7.6 7.0 6.8 (p)6.3 (p)-1.3

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale

5.1 5.0 4.8 (p)4.5 (p)-0.6

Prescott

5.2 5.0 5.0 (p)4.5 (p)-0.7

Sierra Vista-Douglas

7.0 6.5 6.3 (p)5.9 (p)-1.1

Tucson

5.4 5.4 5.2 (p)4.8 (p)-0.6

Yuma

22.3 24.4 20.9 (p)19.4 (p)-2.9

Colorado

Boulder

2.6 2.9 2.4 (p)2.5 (p)-0.1

Colorado Springs

3.7 3.9 3.5 (p)3.5 (p)-0.2

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood

3.0 3.2 2.9 (p)2.9 (p)-0.1

Fort Collins

2.7 2.9 2.5 (p)2.6 (p)-0.1

Grand Junction

4.6 5.3 4.7 (p)4.5 (p)-0.1

Greeley

3.2 3.5 3.0 (p)3.0 (p)-0.2

Pueblo

4.5 4.9 4.5 (p)4.4 (p)-0.1

Idaho

Boise City

3.5 3.8 3.5 (p)3.4 (p)-0.1

Coeur d'Alene

4.4 4.0 4.0 (p)4.1 (p)-0.3

Idaho Falls

2.9 3.1 3.0 (p)2.7 (p)-0.2

Lewiston ID-WA

3.6 3.6 3.5 (p)3.6 (p)0.0

Logan, UT-ID

2.7 3.0 2.5 (p)2.6 (p)-0.1

Pocatello

3.3 3.6 3.3 (p)3.2 (p)-0.1

Montana

Billings

3.1 3.7 3.2 (p)3.4 (p)0.3

Great Falls

3.8 3.8 3.4 (p)3.7 (p)-0.1

Missoula

3.3 3.5 3.0 (p)3.4 (p)0.1

Nevada

Carson City

6.6 6.0 5.6 (p)5.5 (p)-1.1

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise

6.4 6.0 5.6 (p)5.5 (p)-0.9

Reno

5.6 4.9 4.5 (p)4.5 (p)-1.1

New Mexico

Albuquerque

6.0 6.4 6.2 (p)6.0 (p)0.0

Farmington

6.9 9.4 8.7 (p)8.3 (p)1.4

Las Cruces

6.8 7.1 6.9 (p)6.5 (p)-0.3

Santa Fe

5.4 5.5 5.3 (p)5.2 (p)-0.2

Utah

Logan, UT-ID

2.7 3.0 2.5 (p)2.6 (p)-0.1

Ogden-Clearfield

3.3 3.4 3.0 (p)3.2 (p)-0.1

Provo-Orem

2.9 3.1 2.7 (p)2.8 (p)-0.1

Salt Lake City

3.1 3.2 2.8 (p)3.0 (p)-0.1

St. George

3.5 3.5 3.1 (p)3.3 (p)-0.2

Wyoming

Casper

4.8 6.8 6.6 (p)6.3 (p)1.5

Cheyenne

3.6 4.0 3.7 (p)3.8 (p)0.2

West North Central Census Division

Iowa

Ames

2.1 2.9 2.5 (p)2.2 (p)0.1

Cedar Rapids

3.2 4.3 3.8 (p)3.5 (p)0.3

Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL

5.7 5.6 5.9 (p)5.4 (p)-0.3

Des Moines-West Des Moines

3.0 3.9 3.6 (p)3.3 (p)0.3

Dubuque

2.9 4.0 3.4 (p)3.1 (p)0.2

Iowa City

2.3 3.2 2.9 (p)2.6 (p)0.3

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

2.9 3.5 3.3 (p)3.2 (p)0.3

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

3.0 3.9 3.4 (p)3.3 (p)0.3

Waterloo-Cedar Falls

3.6 5.4 4.5 (p)4.2 (p)0.6

Kansas

Kansas City, MO-KS

4.0 4.9 4.4 (p)4.1 (p)0.1

Lawrence

3.0 4.1 3.4 (p)3.3 (p)0.3

Manhattan

2.6 3.8 3.1 (p)3.1 (p)0.5

St. Joseph, MO-KS

3.8 4.8 4.3 (p)3.8 (p)0.0

Topeka

3.7 4.4 3.9 (p)3.9 (p)0.2

Wichita

4.2 5.2 4.5 (p)4.5 (p)0.3

Minnesota

Duluth, MN-WI

4.4 5.5 4.7 (p)4.6 (p)0.2

Fargo, ND-MN

1.7 2.3 2.2 (p)1.8 (p)0.1

Grand Forks, ND-MN

1.9 3.0 2.5 (p)2.1 (p)0.2

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

3.3 3.6 3.1 (p)3.1 (p)-0.2

Mankato-North Mankato

2.4 3.2 2.8 (p)2.5 (p)0.1

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

2.9 3.6 3.3 (p)3.1 (p)0.2

Rochester

2.5 3.2 2.8 (p)2.6 (p)0.1

St. Cloud

2.8 3.6 3.3 (p)3.1 (p)0.3

Missouri

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL

3.9 5.7 5.0 (p)4.4 (p)0.5

Columbia

2.7 4.1 3.4 (p)2.7 (p)0.0

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

3.1 2.8 2.9 (p)2.5 (p)-0.6

Jefferson City

3.2 4.8 3.9 (p)3.2 (p)0.0

Joplin

3.6 5.3 4.6 (p)4.0 (p)0.4

Kansas City, MO-KS

4.0 4.9 4.4 (p)4.1 (p)0.1

Springfield

3.6 4.8 4.2 (p)3.6 (p)0.0

St. Joseph, MO-KS

3.8 4.8 4.3 (p)3.8 (p)0.0

St. Louis, MO-IL

4.4 5.2 4.7 (p)4.3 (p)-0.1

Nebraska

Grand Island

3.0 3.3 3.2 (p)3.3 (p)0.3

Lincoln

2.4 3.0 2.9 (p)2.8 (p)0.4

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

2.9 3.5 3.3 (p)3.2 (p)0.3

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

3.0 3.9 3.4 (p)3.3 (p)0.3

North Dakota

Bismarck

1.7 2.6 2.3 (p)1.9 (p)0.2

Fargo, ND-MN

1.7 2.3 2.2 (p)1.8 (p)0.1

Grand Forks, ND-MN

1.9 3.0 2.5 (p)2.1 (p)0.2

South Dakota

Rapid City

2.7 2.6 2.6 (p)2.6 (p)-0.1

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

3.0 3.9 3.4 (p)3.3 (p)0.3

Sioux Falls

2.1 2.1 2.0 (p)1.9 (p)-0.2

Footnotes
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Source: Local Area Unemployment Statistics
The State and regional data above are a product of the Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program, a Federal-State cooperative program in which total employment and unemployment are measured for approximately 7,200 areas.

 
Nonfarm wage and salary employment in Mountain and West North Central States, seasonally adjusted (in thousands)
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United States

142,595 144,600 144,808 (p)144,950 (p)2,355 (p)1.7

Mountain Census Division

Arizona

2,664.7 2,702.7 2,708.4 (p)2,717.7 (p)53.0 (p)2.0

Colorado

2,562.7 2,621.7 2,620.8 (p)2,626.8 (p)64.1 (p)2.5

Idaho

680.6 694.8 695.7 (p)695.3 (p)14.7 (p)2.2

Montana

460.8 460.0 462.2 (p)464.4 (p)3.6 (p)0.8

Nevada

1,271.0 1,301.1 1,298.8 (p)1,299.8 (p)28.8 (p)2.3

New Mexico

826.2 826.6 823.4 (p)823.1 (p)-3.1 (p)-0.4

Utah

1,390.7 1,423.7 1,429.1 (p)1,432.5 (p)41.8 (p)3.0

Wyoming

289.0 279.6 279.0 (p)278.8 (p)-10.2 (p)-3.5

West North Central Census Division

Iowa

1,565.9 1,588.7 1,588.4 (p)1,583.9 (p)18.0 (p)1.1

Kansas

1,402.0 1,396.4 1,395.8 (p)1,396.7 (p)-5.3 (p)-0.4

Minnesota

2,861.0 2,903.4 2,905.6 (p)2,893.1 (p)32.1 (p)1.1

Missouri

2,787.6 2,819.1 2,829.2 (p)2,838.5 (p)50.9 (p)1.8

Nebraska

1,012.4 1,013.5 1,017.9 (p)1,016.3 (p)3.9 (p)0.4

North Dakota

449.3 442.8 441.5 (p)441.2 (p)-8.1 (p)-1.8

South Dakota

428.5 438.0 438.9 (p)439.3 (p)10.8 (p)2.5

Footnotes
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Source: Current Employment Statistics - National - State and Metropolitan Area
The Current Employment Statistics (CES) Survey is a monthly survey of business establishments which provides estimates of employment, hours, and earnings data by industry for the nation as a whole, all States, and most major metropolitan areas since 1939. The CES survey is a Federal-State cooperative program in which State employment security agencies prepare the data using concepts, definitions, and technical procedures prescribed by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.