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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
Aug.
2019
June
2020
July
2020
Aug.
2020(p)
Number Percent of labor force
Aug.
2019
June
2020
July
2020
Aug.
2020(p)
Aug.
2019
June
2020
July
2020
Aug.
2020(p)

Alabama

2,242,626 2,192,427 2,230,709 2,262,270 62,149 166,668 176,556 127,186 2.8 7.6 7.9 5.6

Alaska

347,620 343,599 340,956 329,018 21,501 42,709 39,672 24,357 6.2 12.4 11.6 7.4

Arizona

3,571,555 3,509,620 3,565,784 3,420,111 165,900 351,156 380,231 202,449 4.6 10.0 10.7 5.9

Arkansas

1,362,055 1,314,162 1,305,613 1,343,832 48,570 106,405 92,976 99,432 3.6 8.1 7.1 7.4

California

19,419,719 18,971,162 18,825,904 18,708,807 763,836 2,830,936 2,543,255 2,134,550 3.9 14.9 13.5 11.4

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale(1)

5,126,503 4,947,979 4,931,148 4,929,464 222,259 958,462 881,849 795,345 4.3 19.4 17.9 16.1

Colorado

3,160,179 3,177,090 3,084,472 3,086,964 82,834 336,834 229,572 206,074 2.6 10.6 7.4 6.7

Connecticut

1,917,687 1,879,811 1,900,497 1,866,891 71,424 189,064 194,294 150,940 3.7 10.1 10.2 8.1

Delaware

488,173 486,725 505,590 500,735 18,995 61,540 52,979 44,468 3.9 12.6 10.5 8.9

District of Columbia

410,617 393,763 393,988 397,358 21,775 34,061 33,581 33,659 5.3 8.7 8.5 8.5

Florida

10,370,434 9,751,928 9,994,978 10,138,244 311,096 1,003,323 1,136,870 753,326 3.0 10.3 11.4 7.4

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall(1)

1,386,120 1,285,905 1,333,258 1,359,679 30,424 148,961 189,063 103,905 2.2 11.6 14.2 7.6

Georgia

5,117,470 4,929,291 4,993,364 4,906,586 170,011 373,442 380,204 272,739 3.3 7.6 7.6 5.6

Hawaii

664,641 630,798 638,124 636,886 18,058 84,481 86,079 79,680 2.7 13.4 13.5 12.5

Idaho

886,093 895,047 901,494 895,799 25,739 51,639 45,588 37,443 2.9 5.8 5.1 4.2

Illinois

6,442,858 6,493,413 6,248,853 6,347,149 245,850 943,602 715,810 695,026 3.8 14.5 11.5 11.0

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights(1)

3,716,813 3,812,677 3,635,173 3,608,442 129,802 613,354 454,409 447,478 3.5 16.1 12.5 12.4

Indiana

3,380,901 3,393,875 3,318,673 3,360,425 108,183 376,581 261,101 214,408 3.2 11.1 7.9 6.4

Iowa

1,746,330 1,644,151 1,626,512 1,616,784 48,057 137,650 110,335 96,536 2.8 8.4 6.8 6.0

Kansas

1,488,057 1,482,608 1,491,299 1,497,337 46,081 110,813 107,119 103,562 3.1 7.5 7.2 6.9

Kentucky

2,078,630 1,920,657 1,837,401 2,010,838 89,917 84,561 82,136 152,512 4.3 4.4 4.5 7.6

Louisiana

2,094,998 1,995,557 2,011,263 2,103,973 102,362 190,530 188,490 160,644 4.9 9.5 9.4 7.6

Maine

692,182 669,925 697,299 677,635 20,099 44,993 68,735 46,875 2.9 6.7 9.9 6.9

Maryland

3,267,477 3,215,066 3,240,889 3,247,234 116,059 265,266 252,206 225,295 3.6 8.3 7.8 6.9

Massachusetts

3,822,170 3,684,255 3,673,375 3,545,759 108,402 653,906 594,255 401,196 2.8 17.7 16.2 11.3

Michigan

4,937,225 4,943,134 4,816,641 4,916,316 197,822 738,476 421,388 428,470 4.0 14.9 8.7 8.7

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn(2)

2,162,790 2,045,734 2,012,606 2,071,479 90,792 365,538 187,363 199,730 4.2 17.9 9.3 9.6

Minnesota

3,115,785 3,114,109 3,093,304 3,113,122 100,280 267,978 236,547 231,599 3.2 8.6 7.6 7.4

Mississippi

1,279,638 1,197,032 1,214,308 1,243,994 71,008 104,956 113,989 97,683 5.5 8.8 9.4 7.9

Missouri

3,087,074 3,027,726 3,073,320 3,081,630 99,739 236,203 211,424 215,249 3.2 7.8 6.9 7.0

Montana

535,105 535,115 534,260 530,097 18,611 38,288 34,573 29,697 3.5 7.2 6.5 5.6

Nebraska

1,036,782 1,044,038 1,046,974 1,037,953 31,678 57,731 51,217 41,467 3.1 5.5 4.9 4.0

Nevada

1,548,251 1,501,064 1,488,599 1,493,637 59,201 227,426 210,741 197,770 3.8 15.2 14.2 13.2

New Hampshire

775,602 724,019 734,397 737,421 19,881 66,647 58,914 47,668 2.6 9.2 8.0 6.5

New Jersey

4,505,661 4,548,773 4,589,169 4,568,483 155,492 766,172 651,366 498,863 3.5 16.8 14.2 10.9

New Mexico

957,248 921,812 910,699 895,468 45,841 77,432 115,370 101,434 4.8 8.4 12.7 11.3

New York

9,501,909 9,379,581 9,580,264 9,493,609 372,324 1,467,832 1,525,891 1,186,881 3.9 15.6 15.9 12.5

New York City

4,060,881 3,985,038 4,001,356 3,994,276 153,056 810,177 795,416 639,944 3.8 20.3 19.9 16.0

North Carolina

5,093,224 4,787,234 4,897,607 4,825,921 195,092 357,100 415,452 315,347 3.8 7.5 8.5 6.5

North Dakota

403,898 403,755 402,156 396,981 9,854 29,833 26,609 19,920 2.4 7.4 6.6 5.0

Ohio

5,810,621 5,801,502 5,663,958 5,757,583 241,438 635,681 510,262 509,863 4.2 11.0 9.0 8.9

Cleveland-Elyria(2)

1,042,378 1,050,119 997,950 1,015,024 41,720 141,654 114,150 106,024 4.0 13.5 11.4 10.4

Oklahoma

1,843,446 1,767,340 1,804,753 1,833,289 60,919 113,797 127,865 104,780 3.3 6.4 7.1 5.7

Oregon

2,102,758 2,159,459 2,061,771 2,053,867 75,638 249,933 215,189 157,750 3.6 11.6 10.4 7.7

Pennsylvania

6,505,764 6,365,347 6,361,009 6,302,459 290,508 842,222 793,690 649,575 4.5 13.2 12.5 10.3

Rhode Island

555,753 551,766 557,007 541,287 19,701 69,364 63,133 69,459 3.5 12.6 11.3 12.8

South Carolina

2,376,923 2,438,395 2,458,905 2,417,471 60,140 211,612 212,902 152,936 2.5 8.7 8.7 6.3

South Dakota

464,900 468,994 466,239 459,418 15,565 33,853 29,955 22,047 3.3 7.2 6.4 4.8

Tennessee

3,354,688 3,165,539 3,148,062 3,398,828 112,581 305,373 304,365 288,420 3.4 9.6 9.7 8.5

Texas

14,090,993 13,794,279 13,834,694 14,378,010 492,450 1,154,852 1,113,605 974,630 3.5 8.4 8.0 6.8

Utah

1,614,356 1,619,435 1,626,910 1,625,105 40,271 86,314 73,263 66,119 2.5 5.3 4.5 4.1

Vermont

341,361 341,591 339,162 324,350 8,199 32,452 28,186 15,442 2.4 9.5 8.3 4.8

Virginia

4,423,894 4,314,260 4,323,137 4,349,945 120,083 349,624 341,642 267,409 2.7 8.1 7.9 6.1

Washington

3,930,722 3,893,247 3,961,077 3,955,117 163,815 389,799 403,708 337,750 4.2 10.0 10.2 8.5

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett(1)

1,737,499 1,720,312 1,721,328 1,727,552 47,913 166,331 141,329 127,648 2.8 9.7 8.2 7.4

West Virginia

799,495 765,374 761,335 771,748 39,208 80,042 76,471 68,347 4.9 10.5 10.0 8.9

Wisconsin

3,104,935 3,062,803 3,026,513 3,048,370 106,480 264,632 215,799 189,956 3.4 8.6 7.1 6.2

Wyoming

292,901 295,786 294,527 292,189 10,906 22,452 20,842 19,213 3.7 7.6 7.1 6.6

Puerto Rico

1,083,037 - - - 82,603 - - - 7.6 - - -

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

- Data not available.
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. 18-03, dated April 10, 2018, 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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Last Modified Date: September 18, 2020