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.
2017
Jan.
2018
Feb.
2018
Mar.
2018(p)
Number Percent of labor force
Mar.
2017
Jan.
2018
Feb.
2018
Mar.
2018(p)
Mar.
2017
Jan.
2018
Feb.
2018
Mar.
2018(p)

Alabama

2,173,415 2,160,683 2,160,917 2,163,135 109,645 80,807 80,571 81,229 5.0 3.7 3.7 3.8

Alaska

363,033 362,500 362,659 362,953 25,629 26,311 26,394 26,417 7.1 7.3 7.3 7.3

Arizona

3,286,430 3,345,206 3,355,522 3,364,693 166,810 160,126 163,599 164,547 5.1 4.8 4.9 4.9

Arkansas

1,350,593 1,355,383 1,353,767 1,353,025 48,909 50,773 50,803 51,352 3.6 3.7 3.8 3.8

California

19,231,489 19,389,063 19,392,828 19,379,638 969,305 852,329 843,029 827,456 5.0 4.4 4.3 4.3

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale(1)

5,099,843 5,144,875 5,142,418 5,141,336 248,193 230,999 230,870 229,083 4.9 4.5 4.5 4.5

Colorado

2,953,005 3,034,093 3,041,965 3,049,315 77,052 92,368 92,492 90,629 2.6 3.0 3.0 3.0

Connecticut

1,925,846 1,909,934 1,908,154 1,904,731 93,685 86,758 86,908 86,381 4.9 4.5 4.6 4.5

Delaware

476,716 478,399 479,075 480,259 22,125 21,514 21,139 20,695 4.6 4.5 4.4 4.3

District of Columbia

400,292 401,749 402,588 403,773 24,497 23,157 22,752 22,747 6.1 5.8 5.7 5.6

Florida

10,061,216 10,151,618 10,176,274 10,193,201 443,535 397,209 398,218 400,378 4.4 3.9 3.9 3.9

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall(1)

1,378,671 1,385,913 1,388,181 1,390,248 68,421 65,820 66,584 67,223 5.0 4.7 4.8 4.8

Georgia

5,030,359 5,100,106 5,115,288 5,128,442 253,568 227,629 227,528 226,020 5.0 4.5 4.4 4.4

Hawaii

688,539 683,024 683,547 684,566 17,851 14,371 14,157 14,046 2.6 2.1 2.1 2.1

Idaho

825,352 844,203 846,451 848,097 27,511 25,220 24,991 24,674 3.3 3.0 3.0 2.9

Illinois

6,485,561 6,491,908 6,491,773 6,493,041 321,849 311,505 305,305 297,682 5.0 4.8 4.7 4.6

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights(1)

3,771,668 3,803,413 3,800,949 3,790,816 181,926 194,929 192,996 186,317 4.8 5.1 5.1 4.9

Indiana

3,317,073 3,313,103 3,315,405 3,322,918 118,064 109,362 107,163 105,086 3.6 3.3 3.2 3.2

Iowa

1,681,267 1,673,405 1,673,516 1,673,408 55,515 48,331 47,919 47,325 3.3 2.9 2.9 2.8

Kansas

1,478,421 1,476,833 1,476,128 1,475,318 54,632 50,990 50,493 50,085 3.7 3.5 3.4 3.4

Kentucky

2,047,954 2,049,817 2,048,993 2,049,934 105,492 87,876 84,840 82,866 5.2 4.3 4.1 4.0

Louisiana

2,110,205 2,120,684 2,128,050 2,134,054 117,350 96,568 95,077 94,779 5.6 4.6 4.5 4.4

Maine

699,359 699,711 699,733 700,081 23,077 21,008 20,009 19,123 3.3 3.0 2.9 2.7

Maryland

3,215,406 3,221,345 3,224,669 3,228,130 136,340 132,067 134,377 137,604 4.2 4.1 4.2 4.3

Massachusetts

3,656,082 3,659,563 3,669,508 3,683,710 142,139 127,127 127,587 128,797 3.9 3.5 3.5 3.5

Michigan

4,868,060 4,897,006 4,897,455 4,898,160 223,285 231,627 232,645 229,942 4.6 4.7 4.8 4.7

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn(2)

2,104,024 2,116,269 2,114,631 2,113,053 95,887 94,188 94,907 94,183 4.6 4.5 4.5 4.5

Minnesota

3,056,265 3,076,674 3,086,058 3,093,842 109,813 100,677 99,826 99,107 3.6 3.3 3.2 3.2

Mississippi

1,282,578 1,274,795 1,274,112 1,273,717 68,422 58,277 57,658 57,271 5.3 4.6 4.5 4.5

Missouri

3,051,773 3,042,751 3,040,806 3,039,552 118,157 112,321 111,063 109,993 3.9 3.7 3.7 3.6

Montana

523,729 526,694 526,536 525,901 20,822 21,529 21,690 21,606 4.0 4.1 4.1 4.1

Nebraska

1,006,881 1,007,856 1,009,377 1,010,967 29,904 28,838 28,393 28,206 3.0 2.9 2.8 2.8

Nevada

1,451,700 1,476,359 1,480,396 1,484,945 75,192 72,128 72,495 72,855 5.2 4.9 4.9 4.9

New Hampshire

746,204 746,570 747,307 748,763 20,408 19,364 19,225 19,260 2.7 2.6 2.6 2.6

New Jersey

4,522,064 4,508,665 4,506,807 4,499,869 203,890 211,769 209,450 207,095 4.5 4.7 4.6 4.6

New Mexico

928,073 933,250 935,022 936,483 58,893 54,997 53,909 52,435 6.3 5.9 5.8 5.6

New York

9,687,989 9,701,691 9,692,597 9,675,674 450,609 452,409 449,887 448,997 4.7 4.7 4.6 4.6

New York City

4,215,368 4,225,586 4,228,280 4,228,032 192,358 183,550 179,583 178,259 4.6 4.3 4.2 4.2

North Carolina

4,915,997 4,969,893 4,974,340 4,977,966 230,273 222,256 222,388 222,519 4.7 4.5 4.5 4.5

North Dakota

415,069 413,567 413,613 413,370 10,836 10,938 10,938 10,746 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.6

Ohio

5,771,386 5,768,713 5,765,770 5,770,713 292,530 271,269 261,548 252,556 5.1 4.7 4.5 4.4

Cleveland-Elyria(2)

1,032,904 1,026,114 1,024,955 1,025,130 60,585 54,496 52,530 50,546 5.9 5.3 5.1 4.9

Oklahoma

1,826,610 1,842,471 1,845,063 1,848,393 81,642 76,221 75,153 74,520 4.5 4.1 4.1 4.0

Oregon

2,085,582 2,125,221 2,129,795 2,131,625 84,677 87,695 88,035 88,209 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.1

Pennsylvania

6,439,586 6,413,906 6,410,542 6,393,488 324,191 310,219 309,870 304,173 5.0 4.8 4.8 4.8

Rhode Island

553,052 556,621 557,365 558,016 24,530 25,159 25,365 25,272 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.5

South Carolina

2,306,520 2,321,233 2,324,812 2,327,532 99,874 100,182 101,415 102,076 4.3 4.3 4.4 4.4

South Dakota

454,084 457,257 458,329 459,200 14,665 15,605 15,637 15,463 3.2 3.4 3.4 3.4

Tennessee

3,177,852 3,218,407 3,221,992 3,224,961 132,884 106,766 108,451 110,245 4.2 3.3 3.4 3.4

Texas

13,490,959 13,612,743 13,656,938 13,702,621 625,437 538,532 544,114 552,351 4.6 4.0 4.0 4.0

Utah

1,547,553 1,575,767 1,579,114 1,582,758 50,930 49,202 48,615 48,512 3.3 3.1 3.1 3.1

Vermont

344,685 345,116 345,923 346,972 10,715 9,883 9,720 9,587 3.1 2.9 2.8 2.8

Virginia

4,294,747 4,317,044 4,320,832 4,325,379 167,298 153,959 149,724 147,022 3.9 3.6 3.5 3.4

Washington

3,691,803 3,757,119 3,759,978 3,761,849 176,157 177,272 178,064 178,702 4.8 4.7 4.7 4.8

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett(1)

1,637,504 1,673,831 1,681,926 1,686,837 60,521 65,431 65,587 64,797 3.7 3.9 3.9 3.8

West Virginia

776,230 783,071 784,765 785,363 38,989 42,138 42,210 42,126 5.0 5.4 5.4 5.4

Wisconsin

3,142,668 3,157,487 3,161,193 3,168,506 104,274 96,670 92,833 90,428 3.3 3.1 2.9 2.9

Wyoming

294,530 291,790 291,482 291,065 12,731 11,821 11,552 11,218 4.3 4.1 4.0 3.9

Puerto Rico

1,118,233 1,094,901 1,089,676 1,087,732 126,244 119,271 115,438 112,177 11.3 10.9 10.6 10.3

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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