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
May
2017
Mar.
2018
Apr.
2018
May
2018(p)
Number Percent of labor force
May
2017
Mar.
2018
Apr.
2018
May
2018(p)
May
2017
Mar.
2018
Apr.
2018
May
2018(p)

Alabama

2,168,875 2,162,897 2,169,509 2,177,073 98,713 81,166 83,151 85,634 4.6 3.8 3.8 3.9

Alaska

362,979 362,922 362,949 362,496 25,875 26,412 26,455 26,251 7.1 7.3 7.3 7.2

Arizona

3,298,810 3,364,525 3,370,639 3,373,543 161,593 164,452 163,841 159,572 4.9 4.9 4.9 4.7

Arkansas

1,353,883 1,353,076 1,351,935 1,350,319 49,270 51,351 51,643 51,224 3.6 3.8 3.8 3.8

California

19,275,710 19,379,922 19,358,521 19,344,096 939,586 827,755 815,491 808,080 4.9 4.3 4.2 4.2

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale(1)

5,113,000 5,141,881 5,140,721 5,141,473 243,660 229,310 228,607 227,469 4.8 4.5 4.4 4.4

Colorado

2,974,362 3,049,371 3,056,040 3,064,246 78,654 90,578 88,042 85,095 2.6 3.0 2.9 2.8

Connecticut

1,922,862 1,904,716 1,900,950 1,898,480 91,241 86,339 85,750 84,912 4.7 4.5 4.5 4.5

Delaware

477,378 480,244 481,417 482,971 22,151 20,697 20,112 19,512 4.6 4.3 4.2 4.0

District of Columbia

401,304 403,727 405,379 407,204 24,977 22,742 22,741 22,810 6.2 5.6 5.6 5.6

Florida

10,092,636 10,193,386 10,204,507 10,217,395 425,286 400,410 397,648 391,100 4.2 3.9 3.9 3.8

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall(1)

1,389,061 1,390,293 1,391,797 1,394,452 66,906 67,223 66,349 64,545 4.8 4.8 4.8 4.6

Georgia

5,048,145 5,128,566 5,137,984 5,144,777 241,943 226,022 222,295 215,536 4.8 4.4 4.3 4.2

Hawaii

686,763 684,631 685,777 686,762 16,745 14,084 14,017 13,965 2.4 2.1 2.0 2.0

Idaho

829,143 848,131 849,383 850,605 26,621 24,670 24,560 24,579 3.2 2.9 2.9 2.9

Illinois

6,480,259 6,492,969 6,489,223 6,488,131 317,410 297,639 287,144 278,841 4.9 4.6 4.4 4.3

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights(1)

3,776,321 3,790,889 3,774,183 3,758,020 184,368 186,293 175,433 164,650 4.9 4.9 4.6 4.4

Indiana

3,320,149 3,323,026 3,335,033 3,350,961 115,679 105,071 105,802 108,461 3.5 3.2 3.2 3.2

Iowa

1,680,648 1,673,572 1,674,213 1,676,144 53,884 47,332 46,965 46,042 3.2 2.8 2.8 2.7

Kansas

1,478,423 1,475,242 1,474,574 1,475,426 53,519 50,070 50,013 49,990 3.6 3.4 3.4 3.4

Kentucky

2,055,366 2,050,194 2,054,136 2,058,417 105,677 83,030 83,110 84,123 5.1 4.0 4.0 4.1

Louisiana

2,108,990 2,133,758 2,137,983 2,138,975 112,024 94,761 95,658 97,556 5.3 4.4 4.5 4.6

Maine

700,650 700,190 701,228 702,730 23,926 19,187 19,162 19,548 3.4 2.7 2.7 2.8

Maryland

3,220,840 3,228,185 3,229,782 3,230,661 133,544 137,533 138,688 138,483 4.1 4.3 4.3 4.3

Massachusetts

3,660,570 3,683,675 3,704,674 3,732,168 140,458 128,752 130,021 131,038 3.8 3.5 3.5 3.5

Michigan

4,868,271 4,898,245 4,902,592 4,907,881 211,992 229,900 228,219 223,485 4.4 4.7 4.7 4.6

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn(2)

2,103,678 2,112,985 2,113,959 2,116,308 86,317 94,167 94,262 93,669 4.1 4.5 4.5 4.4

Minnesota

3,060,752 3,093,831 3,100,993 3,106,974 106,019 99,108 99,166 97,378 3.5 3.2 3.2 3.1

Mississippi

1,281,747 1,273,764 1,275,321 1,278,235 67,303 57,275 58,232 59,543 5.3 4.5 4.6 4.7

Missouri

3,051,380 3,039,505 3,039,824 3,045,482 113,742 109,994 109,351 108,288 3.7 3.6 3.6 3.6

Montana

524,941 525,950 524,864 523,749 20,905 21,620 21,239 20,535 4.0 4.1 4.0 3.9

Nebraska

1,006,961 1,011,002 1,012,250 1,013,280 29,308 28,215 28,496 28,816 2.9 2.8 2.8 2.8

Nevada

1,458,436 1,484,904 1,488,928 1,492,148 74,357 73,000 73,125 71,756 5.1 4.9 4.9 4.8

New Hampshire

746,481 748,688 750,748 753,185 20,119 19,259 19,645 19,981 2.7 2.6 2.6 2.7

New Jersey

4,520,848 4,500,017 4,489,212 4,477,835 203,866 207,118 203,361 195,503 4.5 4.6 4.5 4.4

New Mexico

928,131 936,511 937,560 938,512 57,269 52,432 50,571 48,090 6.2 5.6 5.4 5.1

New York

9,714,518 9,675,414 9,665,693 9,658,437 455,805 448,950 448,681 437,542 4.7 4.6 4.6 4.5

New York City

4,229,670 4,227,756 4,227,630 4,225,193 195,683 178,239 179,811 176,714 4.6 4.2 4.3 4.2

North Carolina

4,929,648 4,977,843 4,981,554 4,987,865 220,338 222,517 219,580 213,611 4.5 4.5 4.4 4.3

North Dakota

415,074 413,361 412,466 411,151 10,333 10,751 10,780 10,665 2.5 2.6 2.6 2.6

Ohio

5,782,912 5,770,546 5,777,645 5,787,638 292,456 252,571 248,911 249,963 5.1 4.4 4.3 4.3

Cleveland-Elyria(2)

1,033,409 1,025,030 1,025,780 1,026,748 59,314 50,549 49,463 49,475 5.7 4.9 4.8 4.8

Oklahoma

1,829,992 1,848,315 1,851,095 1,854,642 78,933 74,541 74,671 73,784 4.3 4.0 4.0 4.0

Oregon

2,098,213 2,131,620 2,129,328 2,125,880 85,491 88,130 87,934 86,665 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.1

Pennsylvania

6,429,284 6,393,600 6,378,191 6,363,740 312,890 304,198 297,738 283,192 4.9 4.8 4.7 4.5

Rhode Island

553,542 558,040 558,845 559,975 24,246 25,295 25,156 24,767 4.4 4.5 4.5 4.4

South Carolina

2,308,727 2,327,331 2,323,584 2,317,929 97,141 102,079 97,929 92,498 4.2 4.4 4.2 4.0

South Dakota

454,659 459,143 459,655 459,610 14,939 15,454 15,524 15,180 3.3 3.4 3.4 3.3

Tennessee

3,186,566 3,224,893 3,231,665 3,237,589 119,874 110,141 110,881 111,821 3.8 3.4 3.4 3.5

Texas

13,511,179 13,702,943 13,750,815 13,789,284 590,229 552,348 558,603 559,675 4.4 4.0 4.1 4.1

Utah

1,556,059 1,582,790 1,586,291 1,589,724 51,205 48,503 48,588 48,074 3.3 3.1 3.1 3.0

Vermont

344,562 346,963 348,024 348,852 10,548 9,587 9,601 9,665 3.1 2.8 2.8 2.8

Virginia

4,305,429 4,325,344 4,330,963 4,338,619 162,469 146,994 143,958 140,065 3.8 3.4 3.3 3.2

Washington

3,711,259 3,761,537 3,760,565 3,760,658 176,523 178,449 178,712 178,131 4.8 4.7 4.8 4.7

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett(1)

1,643,728 1,686,820 1,687,997 1,686,340 62,245 64,726 63,839 63,010 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.7

West Virginia

775,974 785,418 785,359 785,723 38,469 42,193 42,224 42,268 5.0 5.4 5.4 5.4

Wisconsin

3,151,015 3,168,552 3,175,403 3,179,363 103,574 90,514 89,508 89,189 3.3 2.9 2.8 2.8

Wyoming

293,264 291,076 290,322 289,252 11,819 11,221 10,968 10,830 4.0 3.9 3.8 3.7

Puerto Rico

1,105,921 1,087,732 1,089,484 1,088,933 116,417 112,177 107,782 104,231 10.5 10.3 9.9 9.6

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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Last Modified Date: June 15, 2018