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
Apr.
2016
Feb.
2017
Mar.
2017
Apr.
2017(p)
Number Percent of labor force
Apr.
2016
Feb.
2017
Mar.
2017
Apr.
2017(p)
Apr.
2016
Feb.
2017
Mar.
2017
Apr.
2017(p)

Alabama

2,164,533 2,204,019 2,208,910 2,208,140 126,490 136,667 128,610 119,256 5.8 6.2 5.8 5.4

Alaska

360,827 362,762 364,703 366,419 23,851 23,288 23,434 24,033 6.6 6.4 6.4 6.6

Arizona

3,222,149 3,302,094 3,324,038 3,330,926 174,193 167,982 166,934 165,320 5.4 5.1 5.0 5.0

Arkansas

1,345,119 1,337,995 1,341,152 1,347,934 54,596 49,849 48,608 47,697 4.1 3.7 3.6 3.5

California

19,037,198 19,156,763 19,170,311 19,177,926 1,055,112 967,171 943,382 923,233 5.5 5.0 4.9 4.8

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale(1)

5,028,662 5,067,038 5,083,716 5,103,026 267,600 243,824 235,518 231,259 5.3 4.8 4.6 4.5

Colorado

2,877,388 2,922,824 2,933,137 2,945,275 96,377 84,694 75,666 68,344 3.3 2.9 2.6 2.3

Connecticut

1,892,172 1,901,386 1,911,680 1,922,578 101,950 89,404 91,736 93,653 5.4 4.7 4.8 4.9

Delaware

474,232 472,501 474,409 476,056 20,870 21,159 21,521 21,973 4.4 4.5 4.5 4.6

District of Columbia

392,540 397,009 398,131 399,442 24,031 22,640 23,028 23,695 6.1 5.7 5.8 5.9

Florida

9,771,123 10,058,584 10,109,008 10,142,157 479,242 501,350 484,646 460,290 4.9 5.0 4.8 4.5

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall(1)

1,332,093 1,358,864 1,357,712 1,366,828 71,014 73,843 72,521 71,248 5.3 5.4 5.3 5.2

Georgia

4,885,159 5,010,705 5,020,597 5,031,142 263,356 267,114 257,273 252,639 5.4 5.3 5.1 5.0

Hawaii

681,808 695,103 696,854 698,011 21,110 19,594 19,154 18,866 3.1 2.8 2.7 2.7

Idaho

810,646 825,894 825,274 822,820 31,175 29,641 29,087 27,579 3.8 3.6 3.5 3.4

Illinois

6,551,915 6,526,938 6,523,342 6,505,468 392,875 352,271 322,300 307,031 6.0 5.4 4.9 4.7

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights(1)

3,811,919 3,768,508 3,754,543 3,739,138 227,499 194,757 172,364 162,320 6.0 5.2 4.6 4.3

Indiana

3,328,921 3,324,840 3,331,994 3,336,799 154,982 135,172 130,238 118,635 4.7 4.1 3.9 3.6

Iowa

1,700,736 1,693,567 1,692,245 1,692,112 64,026 53,844 52,052 52,093 3.8 3.2 3.1 3.1

Kansas

1,483,619 1,481,849 1,484,611 1,487,345 60,784 58,945 55,867 54,841 4.1 4.0 3.8 3.7

Kentucky

1,987,104 2,044,816 2,065,194 2,082,476 99,969 101,548 102,966 105,416 5.0 5.0 5.0 5.1

Louisiana

2,132,522 2,106,952 2,113,797 2,121,473 133,143 121,847 120,199 123,020 6.2 5.8 5.7 5.8

Maine

687,372 698,100 700,586 702,775 25,943 22,359 20,923 20,937 3.8 3.2 3.0 3.0

Maryland

3,161,132 3,205,394 3,218,843 3,229,113 137,706 135,183 136,753 137,659 4.4 4.2 4.2 4.3

Massachusetts

3,587,543 3,626,754 3,661,248 3,694,237 142,754 123,412 131,331 143,095 4.0 3.4 3.6 3.9

Michigan

4,808,318 4,907,517 4,913,671 4,915,411 233,497 258,926 247,829 231,457 4.9 5.3 5.0 4.7

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn(2)

2,058,852 2,095,092 2,097,278 2,104,283 108,507 123,121 117,639 110,857 5.3 5.9 5.6 5.3

Minnesota

2,992,907 3,013,067 3,018,513 3,026,804 115,179 120,345 115,586 113,745 3.8 4.0 3.8 3.8

Mississippi

1,280,872 1,297,927 1,302,684 1,306,196 76,241 68,039 65,811 64,687 6.0 5.2 5.1 5.0

Missouri

3,100,140 3,107,268 3,101,249 3,093,417 140,576 128,247 121,566 119,466 4.5 4.1 3.9 3.9

Montana

525,410 526,547 525,951 525,124 22,111 20,276 19,908 19,919 4.2 3.9 3.8 3.8

Nebraska

1,009,993 1,011,217 1,008,374 1,006,368 32,079 32,537 30,997 30,045 3.2 3.2 3.1 3.0

Nevada

1,421,651 1,438,666 1,439,242 1,440,662 84,199 70,654 68,529 67,344 5.9 4.9 4.8 4.7

New Hampshire

746,665 752,012 752,164 752,943 21,145 20,629 21,010 21,409 2.8 2.7 2.8 2.8

New Jersey

4,515,717 4,523,342 4,522,999 4,528,372 230,814 201,815 190,809 185,086 5.1 4.5 4.2 4.1

New Mexico

925,723 932,421 934,546 935,736 61,376 63,180 63,041 62,742 6.6 6.8 6.7 6.7

New York

9,541,650 9,552,905 9,604,253 9,664,413 459,684 423,525 409,018 416,851 4.8 4.4 4.3 4.3

New York City

4,118,012 4,139,937 4,178,844 4,218,923 214,603 176,230 168,848 172,890 5.2 4.3 4.0 4.1

North Carolina

4,845,962 4,943,673 4,950,774 4,945,565 243,752 252,209 243,698 234,768 5.0 5.1 4.9 4.7

North Dakota

415,197 419,532 420,977 421,636 13,729 12,461 11,975 11,345 3.3 3.0 2.8 2.7

Ohio

5,712,346 5,739,198 5,766,989 5,788,054 283,152 293,937 293,270 288,275 5.0 5.1 5.1 5.0

Cleveland-Elyria(2)

1,029,269 1,025,910 1,028,405 1,032,183 52,876 62,708 64,452 63,762 5.1 6.1 6.3 6.2

Oklahoma

1,828,980 1,831,799 1,836,595 1,835,667 90,116 81,975 79,720 78,312 4.9 4.5 4.3 4.3

Oregon

2,049,093 2,071,126 2,078,112 2,090,239 102,134 82,289 78,695 76,706 5.0 4.0 3.8 3.7

Pennsylvania

6,440,367 6,435,475 6,442,011 6,464,119 352,022 320,423 310,836 314,785 5.5 5.0 4.8 4.9

Rhode Island

552,430 552,336 554,123 555,484 29,922 25,054 23,986 23,925 5.4 4.5 4.3 4.3

South Carolina

2,296,940 2,323,423 2,332,821 2,334,673 119,636 103,363 103,639 101,513 5.2 4.4 4.4 4.3

South Dakota

451,951 456,193 456,752 457,439 12,409 12,934 12,805 13,010 2.7 2.8 2.8 2.8

Tennessee

3,121,208 3,195,607 3,202,889 3,199,883 143,287 169,409 164,283 151,324 4.6 5.3 5.1 4.7

Texas

13,215,617 13,461,621 13,520,071 13,548,771 609,603 662,593 677,495 676,307 4.6 4.9 5.0 5.0

Utah

1,501,420 1,542,973 1,553,670 1,563,694 52,952 47,490 47,716 49,229 3.5 3.1 3.1 3.1

Vermont

344,552 346,791 347,514 347,292 11,336 10,514 10,580 10,747 3.3 3.0 3.0 3.1

Virginia

4,217,342 4,281,149 4,290,500 4,301,554 167,689 165,556 161,071 161,855 4.0 3.9 3.8 3.8

Washington

3,622,687 3,686,187 3,687,153 3,690,616 201,761 180,116 173,927 170,998 5.6 4.9 4.7 4.6

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett(1)

1,611,195 1,646,930 1,649,325 1,648,691 68,190 57,852 54,644 54,400 4.2 3.5 3.3 3.3

West Virginia

782,460 781,734 780,578 780,316 47,896 40,370 38,120 37,166 6.1 5.2 4.9 4.8

Wisconsin

3,114,344 3,130,910 3,136,885 3,147,322 127,975 117,377 107,090 100,464 4.1 3.7 3.4 3.2

Wyoming

303,236 303,084 303,601 302,194 17,035 14,330 13,763 12,865 5.6 4.7 4.5 4.3

Puerto Rico

1,126,254 1,128,371 1,130,127 1,130,411 129,640 135,313 130,352 130,297 11.5 12.0 11.5 11.5

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: May 19, 2017