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.
2018
Feb.
2019
Mar.
2019
Apr.
2019(p)
Number Percent of labor force
Apr.
2018
Feb.
2019
Mar.
2019
Apr.
2019(p)
Apr.
2018
Feb.
2019
Mar.
2019
Apr.
2019(p)

Alabama

2,196,553 2,209,923 2,214,959 2,222,944 89,509 82,247 82,319 83,565 4.1 3.7 3.7 3.8

Alaska

357,198 355,271 354,772 353,953 23,792 23,084 23,121 22,894 6.7 6.5 6.5 6.5

Arizona

3,405,518 3,509,812 3,511,167 3,508,300 162,385 177,930 176,361 172,607 4.8 5.1 5.0 4.9

Arkansas

1,350,620 1,357,826 1,359,465 1,360,466 50,487 51,208 50,739 49,633 3.7 3.8 3.7 3.6

California

19,324,076 19,582,909 19,580,233 19,527,961 826,994 824,179 838,348 835,475 4.3 4.2 4.3 4.3

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale(1)

5,121,101 5,158,522 5,149,128 5,128,972 238,632 240,163 238,945 235,073 4.7 4.7 4.6 4.6

Colorado

3,073,369 3,138,883 3,139,638 3,138,837 91,742 115,229 110,611 105,166 3.0 3.7 3.5 3.4

Connecticut

1,892,836 1,923,591 1,920,914 1,915,547 81,806 73,864 74,085 72,508 4.3 3.8 3.9 3.8

Delaware

482,074 485,184 486,221 487,314 18,742 16,435 16,086 15,823 3.9 3.4 3.3 3.2

District of Columbia

406,170 404,742 406,051 407,852 23,288 22,405 22,719 23,010 5.7 5.5 5.6 5.6

Florida

10,199,404 10,343,192 10,345,472 10,334,517 382,255 357,166 359,656 356,508 3.7 3.5 3.5 3.4

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall(1)

1,380,554 1,407,896 1,415,671 1,418,806 52,838 50,336 49,999 48,927 3.8 3.6 3.5 3.4

Georgia

5,104,735 5,123,105 5,119,332 5,109,085 208,821 198,426 198,973 195,608 4.1 3.9 3.9 3.8

Hawaii

679,775 674,750 672,815 670,453 15,694 18,292 18,675 18,980 2.3 2.7 2.8 2.8

Idaho

853,321 866,526 868,200 869,968 24,788 24,777 24,917 24,683 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.8

Illinois

6,471,806 6,477,805 6,479,770 6,486,116 279,073 281,299 284,395 286,690 4.3 4.3 4.4 4.4

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights(1)

3,732,248 3,742,469 3,743,351 3,747,682 148,884 139,120 140,323 142,223 4.0 3.7 3.7 3.8

Indiana

3,378,028 3,407,620 3,414,174 3,415,523 116,414 120,687 123,317 123,346 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.6

Iowa

1,684,687 1,700,244 1,706,078 1,710,571 44,593 40,020 40,494 40,369 2.6 2.4 2.4 2.4

Kansas

1,479,296 1,487,948 1,486,522 1,483,590 50,019 51,167 51,930 51,599 3.4 3.4 3.5 3.5

Kentucky

2,062,259 2,063,277 2,064,784 2,065,210 89,728 83,703 82,932 82,880 4.4 4.1 4.0 4.0

Louisiana

2,107,927 2,102,701 2,102,026 2,099,698 103,726 102,264 99,037 94,772 4.9 4.9 4.7 4.5

Maine

699,366 698,242 697,637 696,531 22,783 24,106 23,563 23,095 3.3 3.5 3.4 3.3

Maryland

3,201,039 3,202,958 3,207,534 3,211,160 130,937 119,602 120,801 121,353 4.1 3.7 3.8 3.8

Massachusetts

3,787,988 3,843,576 3,843,475 3,840,310 133,058 115,421 113,778 112,228 3.5 3.0 3.0 2.9

Michigan

4,906,536 4,926,097 4,937,139 4,947,619 209,407 195,301 198,303 201,746 4.3 4.0 4.0 4.1

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn(2)

2,121,952 2,144,662 2,150,163 2,154,931 85,821 86,501 88,438 91,752 4.0 4.0 4.1 4.3

Minnesota

3,066,398 3,086,454 3,090,766 3,093,241 90,876 94,597 98,635 100,533 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3

Mississippi

1,277,440 1,270,266 1,267,686 1,266,590 61,913 60,613 61,511 62,663 4.8 4.8 4.9 4.9

Missouri

3,053,455 3,057,762 3,055,965 3,050,776 100,672 98,742 101,679 101,701 3.3 3.2 3.3 3.3

Montana

526,993 530,465 530,562 530,371 19,534 19,932 19,710 19,287 3.7 3.8 3.7 3.6

Nebraska

1,018,827 1,027,150 1,029,766 1,031,964 28,931 28,562 29,319 29,874 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.9

Nevada

1,490,278 1,520,667 1,521,516 1,522,460 69,082 65,923 63,670 61,393 4.6 4.3 4.2 4.0

New Hampshire

760,646 765,821 766,534 767,493 20,005 18,263 18,318 18,527 2.6 2.4 2.4 2.4

New Jersey

4,420,992 4,444,312 4,451,699 4,449,479 190,903 179,312 180,572 174,749 4.3 4.0 4.1 3.9

New Mexico

936,859 951,996 953,841 955,271 45,701 48,744 48,374 47,931 4.9 5.1 5.1 5.0

New York

9,551,098 9,620,096 9,614,587 9,603,983 411,497 377,240 379,593 378,557 4.3 3.9 3.9 3.9

New York City

4,120,021 4,120,523 4,117,580 4,113,225 175,491 173,583 175,699 175,531 4.3 4.2 4.3 4.3

North Carolina

4,982,919 5,012,480 5,026,270 5,040,152 201,718 194,763 199,901 202,412 4.0 3.9 4.0 4.0

North Dakota

405,281 404,282 405,077 405,555 10,717 9,648 9,420 9,342 2.6 2.4 2.3 2.3

Ohio

5,756,505 5,787,304 5,800,845 5,808,612 262,001 264,895 258,060 246,869 4.6 4.6 4.4 4.3

Cleveland-Elyria(2)

1,035,369 1,036,225 1,037,868 1,038,631 52,211 50,130 48,463 46,549 5.0 4.8 4.7 4.5

Oklahoma

1,846,844 1,833,045 1,830,795 1,828,485 66,567 59,658 60,132 59,687 3.6 3.3 3.3 3.3

Oregon

2,099,473 2,119,553 2,121,779 2,121,521 85,493 92,558 92,476 91,239 4.1 4.4 4.4 4.3

Pennsylvania

6,403,883 6,469,333 6,474,509 6,470,871 277,411 260,718 255,511 248,439 4.3 4.0 3.9 3.8

Rhode Island

555,597 555,380 554,124 553,043 22,948 21,901 21,180 20,418 4.1 3.9 3.8 3.7

South Carolina

2,318,285 2,341,865 2,350,615 2,360,091 81,888 74,506 76,316 79,088 3.5 3.2 3.2 3.4

South Dakota

458,346 463,267 464,159 464,735 14,137 13,301 13,190 13,155 3.1 2.9 2.8 2.8

Tennessee

3,239,822 3,274,382 3,288,951 3,304,362 118,079 105,171 105,848 106,611 3.6 3.2 3.2 3.2

Texas

13,805,601 13,988,761 14,010,322 14,015,329 550,154 530,004 526,088 513,167 4.0 3.8 3.8 3.7

Utah

1,566,708 1,583,689 1,585,267 1,586,547 48,168 48,255 47,201 46,061 3.1 3.0 3.0 2.9

Vermont

346,430 345,821 345,844 346,339 9,362 8,436 7,973 7,565 2.7 2.4 2.3 2.2

Virginia

4,328,109 4,354,938 4,360,284 4,362,921 133,694 124,587 126,647 127,275 3.1 2.9 2.9 2.9

Washington

3,771,802 3,849,126 3,861,998 3,870,062 171,307 174,508 178,819 181,146 4.5 4.5 4.6 4.7

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett(1)

1,679,572 1,707,310 1,712,870 1,714,299 57,412 58,265 60,171 60,437 3.4 3.4 3.5 3.5

West Virginia

782,872 788,174 789,328 789,609 42,053 40,611 39,991 38,609 5.4 5.2 5.1 4.9

Wisconsin

3,141,835 3,127,027 3,128,205 3,127,229 94,943 90,987 89,562 88,051 3.0 2.9 2.9 2.8

Wyoming

289,672 289,724 289,805 289,549 11,451 11,184 10,738 10,290 4.0 3.9 3.7 3.6

Puerto Rico

1,088,101 1,070,643 1,068,820 1,070,081 105,596 91,430 93,600 92,773 9.7 8.5 8.8 8.7

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: May 17, 2019