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.
2017
June
2018
July
2018
Aug.
2018(p)
Number Percent of labor force
Aug.
2017
June
2018
July
2018
Aug.
2018(p)
Aug.
2017
June
2018
July
2018
Aug.
2018(p)

Alabama

2,166,556 2,187,423 2,196,505 2,203,485 86,383 89,302 90,928 91,211 4.0 4.1 4.1 4.1

Alaska

362,802 361,232 359,825 358,332 26,262 25,697 24,919 24,104 7.2 7.1 6.9 6.7

Arizona

3,325,430 3,373,685 3,375,231 3,374,939 155,859 157,018 155,473 156,195 4.7 4.7 4.6 4.6

Arkansas

1,357,615 1,349,266 1,348,451 1,346,758 50,387 50,856 49,550 48,131 3.7 3.8 3.7 3.6

California

19,357,883 19,341,314 19,348,114 19,351,010 895,107 814,209 807,518 803,076 4.6 4.2 4.2 4.2

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale(1)

5,140,322 5,145,669 5,150,289 5,150,706 236,491 230,539 230,939 233,037 4.6 4.5 4.5 4.5

Colorado

3,012,679 3,074,507 3,084,859 3,090,778 88,202 84,057 85,492 90,531 2.9 2.7 2.8 2.9

Connecticut

1,914,331 1,896,528 1,898,520 1,899,238 87,032 83,943 82,750 80,898 4.5 4.4 4.4 4.3

Delaware

477,907 484,465 485,735 486,361 21,848 19,029 18,882 18,993 4.6 3.9 3.9 3.9

District of Columbia

401,321 408,343 409,028 408,137 24,511 22,901 22,920 23,044 6.1 5.6 5.6 5.6

Florida

10,123,142 10,232,909 10,246,521 10,243,544 403,899 386,820 382,655 375,416 4.0 3.8 3.7 3.7

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall(1)

1,389,016 1,398,822 1,398,190 1,393,554 65,293 62,413 60,499 57,971 4.7 4.5 4.3 4.2

Georgia

5,079,464 5,155,125 5,162,235 5,161,920 229,546 210,639 203,815 197,005 4.5 4.1 3.9 3.8

Hawaii

683,307 687,551 687,731 687,320 15,133 14,191 14,362 14,600 2.2 2.1 2.1 2.1

Idaho

836,994 851,628 852,790 852,878 25,530 24,515 24,602 24,014 3.1 2.9 2.9 2.8

Illinois

6,493,549 6,487,019 6,486,738 6,480,458 323,177 275,721 272,201 268,734 5.0 4.3 4.2 4.1

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights(1)

3,800,969 3,746,065 3,739,927 3,736,684 196,981 156,644 150,307 144,413 5.2 4.2 4.0 3.9

Indiana

3,326,633 3,365,058 3,381,289 3,392,374 118,917 112,235 115,186 117,780 3.6 3.3 3.4 3.5

Iowa

1,677,745 1,680,041 1,684,237 1,685,211 51,078 44,905 43,958 42,750 3.0 2.7 2.6 2.5

Kansas

1,479,592 1,477,186 1,478,313 1,479,406 52,968 49,885 49,841 49,165 3.6 3.4 3.4 3.3

Kentucky

2,059,316 2,063,526 2,068,903 2,071,098 100,206 87,082 89,996 90,995 4.9 4.2 4.3 4.4

Louisiana

2,111,175 2,137,617 2,136,087 2,130,791 102,968 101,351 105,019 106,825 4.9 4.7 4.9 5.0

Maine

701,481 704,181 705,870 706,564 23,824 20,390 21,496 22,430 3.4 2.9 3.0 3.2

Maryland

3,225,083 3,233,776 3,235,032 3,233,773 130,571 138,459 137,931 136,238 4.0 4.3 4.3 4.2

Massachusetts

3,660,376 3,758,872 3,785,804 3,806,078 133,381 133,409 135,777 137,259 3.6 3.5 3.6 3.6

Michigan

4,889,985 4,910,977 4,909,849 4,897,991 224,390 218,516 211,949 201,416 4.6 4.4 4.3 4.1

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn(2)

2,113,691 2,118,455 2,118,114 2,113,556 89,177 92,880 91,806 88,077 4.2 4.4 4.3 4.2

Minnesota

3,068,539 3,110,795 3,111,750 3,105,150 102,981 95,344 93,107 89,787 3.4 3.1 3.0 2.9

Mississippi

1,278,839 1,281,523 1,284,971 1,287,844 63,813 60,641 61,084 61,645 5.0 4.7 4.8 4.8

Missouri

3,050,689 3,053,048 3,060,739 3,061,008 110,472 106,230 104,091 100,673 3.6 3.5 3.4 3.3

Montana

526,553 523,100 522,921 523,006 21,385 19,918 19,426 19,089 4.1 3.8 3.7 3.6

Nebraska

1,006,930 1,013,967 1,014,634 1,015,022 29,182 28,967 29,001 28,844 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.8

Nevada

1,468,711 1,495,032 1,498,383 1,501,990 72,585 70,051 68,442 67,958 4.9 4.7 4.6 4.5

New Hampshire

747,101 756,000 758,519 760,516 19,840 20,185 20,407 20,516 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.7

New Jersey

4,520,146 4,475,465 4,480,352 4,485,738 211,792 191,754 189,661 188,282 4.7 4.3 4.2 4.2

New Mexico

929,744 939,292 939,864 939,742 56,001 46,042 44,284 43,333 6.0 4.9 4.7 4.6

New York

9,730,710 9,669,875 9,679,716 9,691,342 461,041 430,440 419,498 408,942 4.7 4.5 4.3 4.2

New York City

4,237,234 4,228,355 4,229,037 4,229,131 195,532 177,475 175,700 172,858 4.6 4.2 4.2 4.1

North Carolina

4,956,805 4,997,161 5,004,054 5,002,614 218,199 209,577 203,428 196,936 4.4 4.2 4.1 3.9

North Dakota

414,350 409,618 407,800 405,634 10,614 10,641 10,630 10,518 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.6

Ohio

5,793,074 5,799,958 5,802,017 5,789,160 290,928 259,380 265,176 267,808 5.0 4.5 4.6 4.6

Cleveland-Elyria(2)

1,031,877 1,029,817 1,032,229 1,033,942 57,958 51,206 52,251 53,132 5.6 5.0 5.1 5.1

Oklahoma

1,838,382 1,859,187 1,862,880 1,864,333 76,605 72,180 70,403 68,309 4.2 3.9 3.8 3.7

Oregon

2,114,842 2,120,255 2,116,629 2,111,985 87,958 84,769 82,521 80,505 4.2 4.0 3.9 3.8

Pennsylvania

6,418,186 6,363,114 6,370,918 6,380,493 307,194 275,252 267,322 262,388 4.8 4.3 4.2 4.1

Rhode Island

555,295 560,850 561,956 562,173 24,619 24,018 23,315 22,549 4.4 4.3 4.1 4.0

South Carolina

2,315,916 2,313,069 2,309,889 2,306,283 97,377 87,096 82,339 78,416 4.2 3.8 3.6 3.4

South Dakota

455,739 459,512 459,201 458,713 15,477 14,825 14,368 13,957 3.4 3.2 3.1 3.0

Tennessee

3,210,630 3,245,778 3,253,631 3,256,033 108,112 113,606 115,210 116,238 3.4 3.5 3.5 3.6

Texas

13,557,380 13,813,349 13,824,491 13,822,243 545,573 557,779 547,739 535,929 4.0 4.0 4.0 3.9

Utah

1,567,493 1,591,474 1,592,960 1,591,923 50,732 48,388 48,743 49,783 3.2 3.0 3.1 3.1

Vermont

344,853 349,291 349,036 348,176 10,246 9,782 9,851 9,895 3.0 2.8 2.8 2.8

Virginia

4,318,898 4,348,833 4,356,114 4,356,189 157,867 137,704 133,325 130,116 3.7 3.2 3.1 3.0

Washington

3,743,241 3,760,156 3,763,188 3,766,026 177,891 176,664 173,372 169,318 4.8 4.7 4.6 4.5

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett(1)

1,657,368 1,683,529 1,683,494 1,683,201 64,504 62,159 60,907 58,928 3.9 3.7 3.6 3.5

West Virginia

779,200 785,039 784,220 782,125 40,545 41,983 42,142 41,269 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.3

Wisconsin

3,160,064 3,183,045 3,183,097 3,178,156 105,003 91,069 93,064 94,966 3.3 2.9 2.9 3.0

Wyoming

292,617 287,889 286,745 285,748 11,974 10,788 10,980 11,254 4.1 3.7 3.8 3.9

Puerto Rico

1,090,506 1,097,548 1,104,709 1,103,638 113,358 101,781 100,600 96,905 10.4 9.3 9.1 8.8

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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