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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
Mar.
2020
Jan.
2021
Feb.
2021
Mar.
2021(p)
Number Percent of labor force
Mar.
2020
Jan.
2021
Feb.
2021
Mar.
2021(p)
Mar.
2020
Jan.
2021
Feb.
2021
Mar.
2021(p)

Alabama

2,234,170 2,257,961 2,248,764 2,236,280 57,895 97,725 91,041 84,670 2.6 4.3 4.0 3.8

Alaska

352,404 354,958 351,058 348,617 18,073 23,585 23,305 23,174 5.1 6.6 6.6 6.6

Arizona

3,587,701 3,571,263 3,580,631 3,587,380 180,953 239,896 247,405 240,454 5.0 6.7 6.9 6.7

Arkansas

1,372,102 1,375,929 1,363,690 1,359,901 53,851 63,524 61,606 60,199 3.9 4.6 4.5 4.4

California

19,168,665 18,668,523 18,942,703 18,902,983 864,091 1,679,840 1,610,021 1,560,415 4.5 9.0 8.5 8.3

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale(1)

4,938,802 4,877,008 5,116,841 5,104,945 265,453 613,077 587,265 579,091 5.4 12.6 11.5 11.3

Colorado

3,099,232 3,183,395 3,182,752 3,188,532 146,120 211,191 204,661 205,377 4.7 6.6 6.4 6.4

Connecticut

1,915,644 1,839,727 1,712,565 1,729,780 73,444 149,181 145,588 143,238 3.8 8.1 8.5 8.3

Delaware

481,344 487,378 488,751 489,462 23,144 29,503 30,966 31,640 4.8 6.1 6.3 6.5

District of Columbia

420,581 409,154 408,389 406,931 21,686 34,354 33,230 31,551 5.2 8.4 8.1 7.8

Florida

10,629,624 10,068,685 10,124,393 10,169,969 522,791 481,626 474,337 474,626 4.9 4.8 4.7 4.7

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall(1)

1,358,377 1,288,814 1,294,959 1,296,556 26,137 107,716 106,985 105,347 1.9 8.4 8.3 8.1

Georgia

5,205,472 5,112,237 5,145,336 5,161,098 186,995 258,460 246,082 231,990 3.6 5.1 4.8 4.5

Hawaii

671,079 655,766 655,838 649,537 13,993 67,650 60,578 58,750 2.1 10.3 9.2 9.0

Idaho

890,190 900,287 899,915 899,375 24,330 31,143 29,856 28,815 2.7 3.5 3.3 3.2

Illinois

6,345,433 6,146,410 6,138,656 6,129,626 235,624 472,929 454,527 436,373 3.7 7.7 7.4 7.1

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights(1)

3,686,683 3,572,488 3,578,310 3,577,646 135,324 317,556 310,487 293,543 3.7 8.9 8.7 8.2

Indiana

3,346,411 3,347,810 3,342,841 3,336,946 111,373 141,379 133,929 130,285 3.3 4.2 4.0 3.9

Iowa

1,721,723 1,625,153 1,630,927 1,634,307 50,101 58,010 60,695 60,875 2.9 3.6 3.7 3.7

Kansas

1,495,882 1,502,248 1,508,461 1,510,600 47,476 51,784 57,137 56,468 3.2 3.4 3.8 3.7

Kentucky

2,075,112 1,989,380 1,993,096 1,990,548 86,804 106,401 103,384 99,553 4.2 5.3 5.2 5.0

Louisiana

2,150,787 2,084,330 2,075,645 2,074,153 114,765 158,490 157,179 152,115 5.3 7.6 7.6 7.3

Maine

697,728 671,317 672,049 673,064 21,553 35,047 32,398 32,616 3.1 5.2 4.8 4.8

Maryland

3,298,663 3,106,287 3,103,085 3,108,329 116,706 198,767 193,520 191,509 3.5 6.4 6.2 6.2

Massachusetts

3,728,887 3,756,720 3,740,812 3,745,324 101,708 294,770 262,926 253,040 2.7 7.8 7.0 6.8

Michigan

4,917,789 4,736,547 4,695,097 4,703,446 182,929 270,762 243,259 239,101 3.7 5.7 5.2 5.1

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn(2)

2,148,346 2,023,783 2,002,390 2,014,707 90,947 105,002 90,674 91,219 4.2 5.2 4.5 4.5

Minnesota

3,118,380 3,025,807 3,031,173 3,023,751 109,501 135,958 133,550 127,007 3.5 4.5 4.4 4.2

Mississippi

1,283,188 1,279,970 1,281,423 1,281,128 76,782 82,191 80,991 80,270 6.0 6.4 6.3 6.3

Missouri

3,096,593 3,042,955 3,054,095 3,064,712 114,188 130,549 132,538 128,920 3.7 4.3 4.3 4.2

Montana

542,146 532,910 531,262 531,701 20,489 21,219 20,749 19,978 3.8 4.0 3.9 3.8

Nebraska

1,043,236 1,024,822 1,020,915 1,020,135 32,103 32,710 31,948 30,061 3.1 3.2 3.1 2.9

Nevada

1,587,900 1,536,046 1,547,256 1,552,901 102,089 130,563 130,594 126,356 6.4 8.5 8.4 8.1

New Hampshire

768,900 762,932 761,266 759,400 20,598 27,135 24,757 22,936 2.7 3.6 3.3 3.0

New Jersey

4,576,233 4,403,593 4,400,717 4,422,173 172,081 343,736 341,786 338,601 3.8 7.8 7.8 7.7

New Mexico

963,348 958,879 959,116 956,691 52,130 83,276 79,688 79,052 5.4 8.7 8.3 8.3

New York

9,490,040 9,283,011 9,289,219 9,524,018 374,316 815,457 825,965 804,942 3.9 8.8 8.9 8.5

New York City

4,067,414 3,866,736 3,875,576 4,115,665 155,550 488,330 499,154 479,857 3.8 12.6 12.9 11.7

North Carolina

4,901,843 5,039,506 5,032,870 5,016,589 188,762 297,719 286,655 259,036 3.9 5.9 5.7 5.2

North Dakota

406,525 404,511 404,881 404,057 9,468 18,244 19,314 17,725 2.3 4.5 4.8 4.4

Ohio

5,836,682 5,768,594 5,754,831 5,751,459 286,964 306,082 287,758 272,068 4.9 5.3 5.0 4.7

Cleveland-Elyria(2)

1,009,421 1,017,142 994,736 997,295 52,624 74,097 50,717 49,485 5.2 7.3 5.1 5.0

Oklahoma

1,844,387 1,864,691 1,865,515 1,865,329 59,716 81,269 81,293 79,214 3.2 4.4 4.4 4.2

Oregon

2,106,741 2,150,483 2,152,231 2,156,152 76,643 133,451 130,917 129,285 3.6 6.2 6.1 6.0

Pennsylvania

6,525,913 6,294,551 6,336,114 6,337,250 331,852 457,170 469,060 462,470 5.1 7.3 7.4 7.3

Rhode Island

562,287 540,236 538,742 541,555 22,696 39,043 39,163 38,191 4.0 7.2 7.3 7.1

South Carolina

2,367,167 2,360,747 2,377,180 2,388,111 69,844 125,444 123,928 120,783 3.0 5.3 5.2 5.1

South Dakota

462,755 470,476 472,209 469,154 13,510 14,443 14,149 13,554 2.9 3.1 3.0 2.9

Tennessee

3,328,051 3,317,190 3,308,398 3,314,748 134,201 170,240 162,310 166,704 4.0 5.1 4.9 5.0

Texas

13,986,789 14,063,544 14,005,206 14,032,203 680,008 958,561 970,315 967,516 4.9 6.8 6.9 6.9

Utah

1,631,706 1,630,721 1,630,643 1,632,094 41,397 50,194 48,899 46,570 2.5 3.1 3.0 2.9

Vermont

342,487 314,630 313,180 313,096 9,016 10,109 9,517 9,191 2.6 3.2 3.0 2.9

Virginia

4,447,482 4,254,052 4,236,621 4,238,239 114,298 227,214 219,727 214,676 2.6 5.3 5.2 5.1

Washington

3,932,003 3,835,229 3,837,024 3,849,546 207,210 228,591 215,552 209,467 5.3 6.0 5.6 5.4

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett(1)

1,711,996 1,737,793 1,742,021 1,747,228 86,599 100,369 94,990 93,606 5.1 5.8 5.5 5.4

West Virginia

805,737 796,469 796,069 795,653 42,686 51,604 49,663 47,273 5.3 6.5 6.2 5.9

Wisconsin

3,065,273 3,056,717 3,059,420 3,066,256 98,749 116,894 116,563 117,243 3.2 3.8 3.8 3.8

Wyoming

299,040 295,132 295,385 295,666 15,283 15,130 15,591 15,747 5.1 5.1 5.3 5.3

Puerto Rico

- 1,050,739 1,048,203 1,051,542 - 98,128 96,044 92,430 - 9.3 9.2 8.8

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: April 16, 2021