Table 1. Civilian labor force and unemployment by state and selected area, seasonally adjusted

LABOR FORCE DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED

Table 1. Civilian labor force and unemployment by state and selected area, seasonally adjusted
State and area Civilian labor force Unemployed
July
2016
May
2017
June
2017
July
2017(p)
Number Percent of labor force
July
2016
May
2017
June
2017
July
2017(p)
July
2016
May
2017
June
2017
July
2017(p)

Alabama

2,168,452 2,195,725 2,177,272 2,160,037 126,182 107,223 100,187 96,251 5.8 4.9 4.6 4.5

Alaska

360,150 367,067 367,136 366,228 24,031 24,636 25,112 25,752 6.7 6.7 6.8 7.0

Arizona

3,235,514 3,327,372 3,317,172 3,308,251 167,846 168,264 168,456 169,497 5.2 5.1 5.1 5.1

Arkansas

1,343,287 1,355,290 1,365,448 1,374,616 54,397 46,626 46,387 46,497 4.0 3.4 3.4 3.4

California

19,110,446 19,156,712 19,137,757 19,136,390 1,038,818 898,447 901,202 924,652 5.4 4.7 4.7 4.8

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale(1)

5,046,249 5,113,568 5,119,963 5,125,945 262,670 226,334 226,041 230,943 5.2 4.4 4.4 4.5

Colorado

2,891,666 2,958,799 2,969,369 2,982,394 96,995 67,353 67,138 70,801 3.4 2.3 2.3 2.4

Connecticut

1,892,112 1,929,088 1,933,123 1,933,386 96,178 95,106 97,043 96,530 5.1 4.9 5.0 5.0

Delaware

472,730 476,834 477,303 477,247 20,589 22,190 22,372 22,940 4.4 4.7 4.7 4.8

District of Columbia

392,010 401,812 403,294 403,310 23,700 24,270 24,786 25,722 6.0 6.0 6.1 6.4

Florida

9,817,871 10,147,870 10,138,480 10,114,426 478,459 435,570 420,496 410,929 4.9 4.3 4.1 4.1

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall(1)

1,339,843 1,375,395 1,382,225 1,391,793 71,301 68,595 66,772 65,218 5.3 5.0 4.8 4.7

Georgia

4,917,171 5,035,315 5,037,965 5,037,388 260,099 246,308 240,586 236,920 5.3 4.9 4.8 4.7

Hawaii

685,470 697,435 695,551 693,090 20,849 19,179 19,149 18,641 3.0 2.7 2.8 2.7

Idaho

815,124 820,618 818,645 818,310 31,102 26,628 25,343 24,598 3.8 3.2 3.1 3.0

Illinois

6,519,463 6,483,709 6,462,811 6,438,719 378,424 298,137 302,287 308,203 5.8 4.6 4.7 4.8

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights(1)

3,798,865 3,735,034 3,742,413 3,747,431 221,699 158,380 162,568 167,432 5.8 4.2 4.3 4.5

Indiana

3,327,296 3,334,875 3,331,771 3,330,694 148,356 107,700 101,162 104,093 4.5 3.2 3.0 3.1

Iowa

1,700,343 1,689,081 1,686,106 1,682,411 63,731 53,092 53,736 54,359 3.7 3.1 3.2 3.2

Kansas

1,480,866 1,485,439 1,482,914 1,482,735 62,921 54,464 54,588 55,595 4.2 3.7 3.7 3.7

Kentucky

1,997,429 2,085,995 2,077,618 2,067,399 99,539 104,270 106,857 110,536 5.0 5.0 5.1 5.3

Louisiana

2,116,940 2,118,893 2,108,202 2,092,231 130,886 121,126 114,864 109,972 6.2 5.7 5.4 5.3

Maine

692,926 703,346 703,606 704,707 27,711 22,585 24,740 26,234 4.0 3.2 3.5 3.7

Maryland

3,167,506 3,228,843 3,230,723 3,237,010 134,714 134,848 131,546 129,564 4.3 4.2 4.1 4.0

Massachusetts

3,586,860 3,711,149 3,708,806 3,697,545 127,721 155,318 160,419 160,688 3.6 4.2 4.3 4.3

Michigan

4,823,468 4,894,406 4,865,209 4,840,551 234,508 207,254 186,890 180,074 4.9 4.2 3.8 3.7

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn(2)

2,067,031 2,099,647 2,088,420 2,078,410 108,116 96,186 79,619 68,322 5.2 4.6 3.8 3.3

Minnesota

2,996,438 3,031,206 3,038,049 3,045,902 117,363 112,745 111,720 112,494 3.9 3.7 3.7 3.7

Mississippi

1,279,531 1,303,249 1,296,560 1,288,730 75,069 64,212 65,334 67,296 5.9 4.9 5.0 5.2

Missouri

3,104,026 3,075,729 3,054,697 3,043,901 147,857 120,315 117,315 117,188 4.8 3.9 3.8 3.8

Montana

526,507 524,890 525,021 524,839 21,850 20,479 20,387 20,414 4.1 3.9 3.9 3.9

Nebraska

1,010,151 1,005,265 1,005,658 1,006,237 32,586 29,387 28,757 28,030 3.2 2.9 2.9 2.8

Nevada

1,426,841 1,440,941 1,441,574 1,442,394 80,131 67,877 67,930 69,252 5.6 4.7 4.7 4.8

New Hampshire

749,239 753,286 753,497 752,757 21,568 21,923 21,665 20,798 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.8

New Jersey

4,514,416 4,526,762 4,520,110 4,514,760 228,815 185,010 186,785 189,686 5.1 4.1 4.1 4.2

New Mexico

926,672 934,991 933,892 931,228 62,853 61,622 59,570 58,878 6.8 6.6 6.4 6.3

New York

9,534,435 9,690,107 9,690,838 9,681,263 469,088 428,259 439,842 453,164 4.9 4.4 4.5 4.7

New York City

4,128,176 4,243,064 4,249,001 4,249,441 221,438 181,772 187,610 197,783 5.4 4.3 4.4 4.7

North Carolina

4,863,147 4,927,855 4,908,517 4,900,523 239,914 222,943 207,757 200,752 4.9 4.5 4.2 4.1

North Dakota

416,447 420,620 419,341 418,583 13,078 10,408 9,711 9,364 3.1 2.5 2.3 2.2

Ohio

5,701,246 5,788,898 5,783,628 5,768,340 281,015 286,147 291,415 300,208 4.9 4.9 5.0 5.2

Cleveland-Elyria(2)

1,028,909 1,035,157 1,040,003 1,040,118 54,726 62,743 61,764 62,158 5.3 6.1 5.9 6.0

Oklahoma

1,823,540 1,830,811 1,822,548 1,817,345 91,912 79,027 78,919 79,161 5.0 4.3 4.3 4.4

Oregon

2,060,908 2,104,781 2,116,045 2,126,554 104,202 75,386 77,348 81,707 5.1 3.6 3.7 3.8

Pennsylvania

6,445,966 6,476,420 6,473,548 6,456,274 357,276 323,034 325,360 323,967 5.5 5.0 5.0 5.0

Rhode Island

552,736 555,753 556,501 556,928 29,938 22,894 23,287 24,130 5.4 4.1 4.2 4.3

South Carolina

2,296,992 2,328,497 2,322,198 2,319,840 109,596 96,526 91,627 91,486 4.8 4.1 3.9 3.9

South Dakota

453,431 457,423 457,496 457,559 13,038 13,275 13,650 14,382 2.9 2.9 3.0 3.1

Tennessee

3,143,864 3,181,933 3,158,980 3,146,246 149,583 128,008 114,207 108,069 4.8 4.0 3.6 3.4

Texas

13,269,003 13,526,788 13,468,668 13,401,397 624,598 655,992 620,529 574,438 4.7 4.8 4.6 4.3

Utah

1,513,800 1,570,608 1,575,282 1,575,210 50,835 50,837 53,405 54,460 3.4 3.2 3.4 3.5

Vermont

345,179 346,427 344,821 343,850 11,297 10,955 10,901 10,637 3.3 3.2 3.2 3.1

Virginia

4,233,579 4,306,193 4,314,184 4,320,271 172,123 161,763 161,316 162,244 4.1 3.8 3.7 3.8

Washington

3,648,572 3,689,831 3,696,016 3,709,064 199,918 166,902 167,304 167,947 5.5 4.5 4.5 4.5

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett(1)

1,622,712 1,645,478 1,639,999 1,636,251 64,822 54,387 56,149 57,265 4.0 3.3 3.4 3.5

West Virginia

782,719 779,309 779,671 778,849 46,810 35,198 35,576 36,891 6.0 4.5 4.6 4.7

Wisconsin

3,119,059 3,155,226 3,160,351 3,159,285 131,044 96,437 97,049 100,127 4.2 3.1 3.1 3.2

Wyoming

302,271 300,151 297,469 295,205 16,329 12,243 11,678 11,716 5.4 4.1 3.9 4.0

Puerto Rico

1,120,047 1,119,881 1,103,636 1,096,860 129,271 123,122 111,339 107,696 11.5 11.0 10.1 9.8

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. 15-01, dated July 15, 2015, and are available on the BLS website at https://www.bls.gov/lau/lausmsa.htm. Estimates for the latest month are subject to revision the following month.

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