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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
Feb.
2019
Dec.
2019
Jan.
2020
Feb.
2020(p)
Number Percent of labor force
Feb.
2019
Dec.
2019
Jan.
2020
Feb.
2020(p)
Feb.
2019
Dec.
2019
Jan.
2020
Feb.
2020(p)

Alabama

2,238,155 2,247,886 2,247,721 2,243,967 77,232 61,530 61,069 59,719 3.5 2.7 2.7 2.7

Alaska

348,849 346,831 346,278 345,422 21,347 21,234 20,931 20,097 6.1 6.1 6.0 5.8

Arizona

3,501,692 3,594,630 3,604,805 3,613,058 170,169 163,303 162,073 161,296 4.9 4.5 4.5 4.5

Arkansas

1,362,467 1,364,255 1,366,308 1,367,278 48,504 48,186 48,068 47,799 3.6 3.5 3.5 3.5

California

19,374,147 19,483,790 19,509,644 19,515,998 827,978 754,716 753,269 759,114 4.3 3.9 3.9 3.9

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale(1)

5,104,837 5,150,159 5,166,636 5,179,310 237,531 222,105 221,318 223,925 4.7 4.3 4.3 4.3

Colorado

3,120,717 3,174,504 3,180,821 3,186,421 96,308 80,339 79,407 80,296 3.1 2.5 2.5 2.5

Connecticut

1,904,004 1,926,276 1,929,340 1,930,492 71,580 72,279 72,224 72,641 3.8 3.8 3.7 3.8

Delaware

485,355 488,861 488,917 489,107 17,186 19,400 19,398 19,228 3.5 4.0 4.0 3.9

District of Columbia

407,526 411,960 413,042 414,340 23,511 21,879 21,577 21,343 5.8 5.3 5.2 5.2

Florida

10,261,124 10,419,034 10,440,312 10,455,537 349,021 297,440 291,383 290,690 3.4 2.9 2.8 2.8

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall(1)

1,380,246 1,390,408 1,391,555 1,392,569 39,638 27,915 26,140 24,919 2.9 2.0 1.9 1.8

Georgia

5,089,643 5,137,642 5,147,616 5,156,201 190,759 161,706 159,611 161,135 3.7 3.1 3.1 3.1

Hawaii

665,402 666,539 668,169 669,073 18,390 17,666 17,792 17,833 2.8 2.7 2.7 2.7

Idaho

872,623 888,658 890,069 891,650 25,721 25,389 24,748 23,842 2.9 2.9 2.8 2.7

Illinois

6,469,321 6,433,027 6,417,226 6,398,842 281,276 236,218 227,789 218,817 4.3 3.7 3.5 3.4

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights(1)

3,732,782 3,710,248 3,700,330 3,693,207 149,067 122,966 118,803 116,164 4.0 3.3 3.2 3.1

Indiana

3,399,291 3,388,859 3,392,922 3,396,036 120,516 107,650 106,776 105,177 3.5 3.2 3.1 3.1

Iowa

1,721,176 1,753,614 1,754,704 1,752,764 46,258 49,338 49,726 49,261 2.7 2.8 2.8 2.8

Kansas

1,481,810 1,491,808 1,493,934 1,496,507 48,205 46,922 46,871 46,814 3.3 3.1 3.1 3.1

Kentucky

2,061,672 2,082,207 2,084,752 2,083,955 87,152 90,284 90,232 87,937 4.2 4.3 4.3 4.2

Louisiana

2,094,204 2,102,205 2,107,207 2,109,846 96,133 108,997 111,315 109,869 4.6 5.2 5.3 5.2

Maine

693,390 693,630 694,174 695,024 22,220 20,638 21,208 22,038 3.2 3.0 3.1 3.2

Maryland

3,246,181 3,272,378 3,276,524 3,280,471 121,183 112,013 109,061 107,507 3.7 3.4 3.3 3.3

Massachusetts

3,805,911 3,834,262 3,836,148 3,834,913 117,086 106,629 106,249 106,526 3.1 2.8 2.8 2.8

Michigan

4,938,994 4,941,082 4,946,724 4,950,003 209,847 190,994 187,209 180,363 4.2 3.9 3.8 3.6

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn(2)

2,160,049 2,164,995 2,167,061 2,165,543 96,755 87,389 85,946 83,720 4.5 4.0 4.0 3.9

Minnesota

3,095,337 3,123,024 3,122,744 3,121,259 99,004 101,893 98,778 96,111 3.2 3.3 3.2 3.1

Mississippi

1,270,062 1,280,945 1,279,329 1,276,525 66,155 71,184 69,795 68,436 5.2 5.6 5.5 5.4

Missouri

3,066,996 3,104,134 3,111,534 3,111,784 99,538 106,372 110,281 109,661 3.2 3.4 3.5 3.5

Montana

530,934 535,694 536,520 537,323 18,523 18,716 18,678 18,683 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5

Nebraska

1,031,617 1,038,216 1,040,313 1,042,417 31,674 31,152 30,613 29,975 3.1 3.0 2.9 2.9

Nevada

1,530,109 1,551,408 1,555,270 1,559,531 63,091 57,125 56,299 56,167 4.1 3.7 3.6 3.6

New Hampshire

769,835 776,586 778,202 779,489 19,341 19,902 19,940 19,933 2.5 2.6 2.6 2.6

New Jersey

4,457,146 4,535,046 4,551,684 4,564,238 161,475 167,704 172,261 173,851 3.6 3.7 3.8 3.8

New Mexico

948,193 959,922 961,100 961,708 47,221 45,728 45,670 45,964 5.0 4.8 4.8 4.8

New York

9,534,512 9,527,712 9,542,921 9,551,755 385,974 371,454 364,511 354,233 4.0 3.9 3.8 3.7

New York City

4,088,923 4,059,655 4,054,605 4,051,724 177,666 148,085 142,668 137,466 4.3 3.6 3.5 3.4

North Carolina

5,052,626 5,103,301 5,110,632 5,114,589 204,666 186,123 184,891 182,598 4.1 3.6 3.6 3.6

North Dakota

403,000 403,982 404,282 404,494 9,305 9,629 9,335 9,035 2.3 2.4 2.3 2.2

Ohio

5,798,120 5,811,750 5,818,790 5,829,061 242,952 236,888 238,438 240,795 4.2 4.1 4.1 4.1

Cleveland-Elyria(2)

1,044,654 1,042,525 1,042,326 1,041,600 43,363 41,165 41,604 42,316 4.2 3.9 4.0 4.1

Oklahoma

1,837,111 1,845,530 1,845,422 1,844,281 60,085 61,982 60,607 58,397 3.3 3.4 3.3 3.2

Oregon

2,107,405 2,103,105 2,104,158 2,105,464 87,629 71,362 69,814 69,056 4.2 3.4 3.3 3.3

Pennsylvania

6,452,662 6,537,907 6,549,144 6,558,209 264,316 303,389 307,029 308,883 4.1 4.6 4.7 4.7

Rhode Island

554,644 556,912 557,583 558,452 20,250 19,330 18,946 18,767 3.7 3.5 3.4 3.4

South Carolina

2,370,060 2,383,297 2,387,096 2,391,831 80,570 57,279 56,599 58,614 3.4 2.4 2.4 2.5

South Dakota

461,922 465,805 466,500 467,060 14,547 15,772 15,811 15,605 3.1 3.4 3.4 3.3

Tennessee

3,317,224 3,366,970 3,367,254 3,365,911 113,532 111,811 111,930 114,486 3.4 3.3 3.3 3.4

Texas

13,939,304 14,155,916 14,180,789 14,200,106 501,330 495,792 494,392 492,475 3.6 3.5 3.5 3.5

Utah

1,589,639 1,622,443 1,626,802 1,630,696 45,158 39,623 40,039 40,454 2.8 2.4 2.5 2.5

Vermont

344,021 340,749 340,538 340,147 8,083 8,258 8,305 8,195 2.3 2.4 2.4 2.4

Virginia

4,381,973 4,443,312 4,453,928 4,462,717 129,419 118,618 118,315 117,266 3.0 2.7 2.7 2.6

Washington

3,875,991 3,945,375 3,955,240 3,962,600 174,627 158,813 155,468 151,755 4.5 4.0 3.9 3.8

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett(1)

1,714,690 1,741,951 1,744,552 1,744,665 52,781 46,380 45,579 44,706 3.1 2.7 2.6 2.6

West Virginia

790,807 802,879 804,830 806,517 38,143 40,725 40,537 39,681 4.8 5.1 5.0 4.9

Wisconsin

3,105,384 3,108,122 3,110,114 3,109,079 97,910 107,553 109,603 108,856 3.2 3.5 3.5 3.5

Wyoming

291,491 292,662 293,281 294,173 10,091 10,805 10,739 10,878 3.5 3.7 3.7 3.7

Puerto Rico

1,075,161 1,065,881 1,055,984 1,048,791 93,531 90,417 93,776 92,713 8.7 8.5 8.9 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. 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: March 27, 2020