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
July
2017
May
2018
June
2018
July
2018(p)
Number Percent of labor force
July
2017
May
2018
June
2018
July
2018(p)
July
2017
May
2018
June
2018
July
2018(p)

Alabama

2,167,264 2,177,094 2,187,423 2,196,500 89,858 85,589 89,302 90,987 4.1 3.9 4.1 4.1

Alaska

362,938 362,458 361,232 359,850 26,180 26,248 25,697 24,922 7.2 7.2 7.1 6.9

Arizona

3,315,606 3,373,872 3,373,685 3,375,351 156,660 159,582 157,018 155,510 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.6

Arkansas

1,356,874 1,350,562 1,349,266 1,348,409 50,085 51,248 50,856 49,547 3.7 3.8 3.8 3.7

California

19,331,124 19,344,513 19,341,314 19,348,046 911,141 808,311 814,209 807,417 4.7 4.2 4.2 4.2

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale(1)

5,131,954 5,141,062 5,145,669 5,149,160 239,079 227,731 230,539 230,693 4.7 4.4 4.5 4.5

Colorado

2,999,765 3,064,511 3,074,507 3,084,883 84,774 85,101 84,057 85,510 2.8 2.8 2.7 2.8

Connecticut

1,916,978 1,898,510 1,896,528 1,898,468 88,159 84,893 83,943 82,769 4.6 4.5 4.4 4.4

Delaware

477,798 482,952 484,465 485,761 21,973 19,515 19,029 18,877 4.6 4.0 3.9 3.9

District of Columbia

401,403 407,095 408,343 408,994 24,855 22,802 22,901 22,928 6.2 5.6 5.6 5.6

Florida

10,113,656 10,217,273 10,232,909 10,246,342 409,963 391,160 386,820 382,549 4.1 3.8 3.8 3.7

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall(1)

1,390,525 1,394,447 1,398,822 1,398,227 65,684 64,554 62,413 60,488 4.7 4.6 4.5 4.3

Georgia

5,069,004 5,144,954 5,155,125 5,161,773 232,347 215,557 210,639 203,781 4.6 4.2 4.1 3.9

Hawaii

684,301 686,831 687,551 687,700 15,613 13,974 14,191 14,354 2.3 2.0 2.1 2.1

Idaho

834,069 850,628 851,628 852,714 25,840 24,576 24,515 24,603 3.1 2.9 2.9 2.9

Illinois

6,487,687 6,488,091 6,487,019 6,486,939 322,091 278,849 275,721 272,228 5.0 4.3 4.3 4.2

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights(1)

3,792,206 3,758,128 3,746,065 3,740,226 193,713 164,661 156,644 150,315 5.1 4.4 4.2 4.0

Indiana

3,325,829 3,350,540 3,365,058 3,380,622 118,589 108,466 112,235 115,199 3.6 3.2 3.3 3.4

Iowa

1,679,261 1,675,965 1,680,041 1,684,213 52,139 46,039 44,905 43,960 3.1 2.7 2.7 2.6

Kansas

1,479,529 1,475,552 1,477,186 1,478,358 53,219 49,957 49,885 49,887 3.6 3.4 3.4 3.4

Kentucky

2,059,784 2,058,425 2,063,526 2,068,910 103,209 84,271 87,082 89,841 5.0 4.1 4.2 4.3

Louisiana

2,109,398 2,138,890 2,137,617 2,136,318 105,873 97,535 101,351 105,041 5.0 4.6 4.7 4.9

Maine

701,632 702,751 704,181 705,862 24,315 19,551 20,390 21,492 3.5 2.8 2.9 3.0

Maryland

3,224,892 3,230,859 3,233,776 3,235,098 131,228 138,401 138,459 138,078 4.1 4.3 4.3 4.3

Massachusetts

3,661,353 3,732,164 3,758,872 3,785,961 136,115 131,037 133,409 135,780 3.7 3.5 3.5 3.6

Michigan

4,880,845 4,907,923 4,910,977 4,909,907 217,672 223,476 218,516 211,982 4.5 4.6 4.4 4.3

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn(2)

2,109,171 2,116,245 2,118,455 2,118,098 86,178 93,666 92,880 91,823 4.1 4.4 4.4 4.3

Minnesota

3,066,447 3,107,000 3,110,795 3,111,747 103,898 97,479 95,344 93,018 3.4 3.1 3.1 3.0

Mississippi

1,279,873 1,278,295 1,281,523 1,284,843 65,301 59,516 60,641 61,065 5.1 4.7 4.7 4.8

Missouri

3,051,495 3,045,409 3,053,048 3,060,754 111,045 108,245 106,230 104,141 3.6 3.6 3.5 3.4

Montana

526,162 523,767 523,100 522,863 21,219 20,541 19,918 19,421 4.0 3.9 3.8 3.7

Nebraska

1,006,976 1,013,245 1,013,967 1,014,655 29,149 28,792 28,967 28,995 2.9 2.8 2.9 2.9

Nevada

1,465,290 1,492,338 1,495,032 1,498,487 73,199 71,809 70,051 68,396 5.0 4.8 4.7 4.6

New Hampshire

747,053 753,166 756,000 758,464 19,971 19,978 20,185 20,409 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.7

New Jersey

4,521,445 4,477,907 4,475,465 4,480,666 209,048 195,506 191,754 189,708 4.6 4.4 4.3 4.2

New Mexico

928,948 938,268 939,292 939,766 56,269 48,095 46,042 44,286 6.1 5.1 4.9 4.7

New York

9,732,085 9,658,546 9,669,875 9,680,370 461,187 437,529 430,440 419,755 4.7 4.5 4.5 4.3

New York City

4,238,216 4,225,302 4,228,355 4,229,055 197,647 176,708 177,475 175,827 4.7 4.2 4.2 4.2

North Carolina

4,947,650 4,987,880 4,997,161 5,004,068 217,085 213,631 209,577 203,407 4.4 4.3 4.2 4.1

North Dakota

414,729 411,214 409,618 407,784 10,422 10,666 10,641 10,629 2.5 2.6 2.6 2.6

Ohio

5,792,693 5,787,603 5,799,958 5,802,544 293,021 249,940 259,380 265,233 5.1 4.3 4.5 4.6

Cleveland-Elyria(2)

1,033,104 1,026,888 1,029,817 1,032,361 58,585 49,471 51,206 52,262 5.7 4.8 5.0 5.1

Oklahoma

1,835,587 1,854,897 1,859,187 1,862,735 77,151 73,804 72,180 70,379 4.2 4.0 3.9 3.8

Oregon

2,109,864 2,125,668 2,120,255 2,116,627 87,317 86,640 84,769 82,421 4.1 4.1 4.0 3.9

Pennsylvania

6,420,179 6,363,558 6,363,114 6,369,951 307,229 283,202 275,252 267,019 4.8 4.5 4.3 4.2

Rhode Island

554,618 559,938 560,850 561,917 24,394 24,777 24,018 23,294 4.4 4.4 4.3 4.1

South Carolina

2,313,222 2,317,919 2,313,069 2,309,954 96,879 92,505 87,096 82,330 4.2 4.0 3.8 3.6

South Dakota

455,387 459,682 459,512 459,165 15,320 15,181 14,825 14,367 3.4 3.3 3.2 3.1

Tennessee

3,202,347 3,237,502 3,245,778 3,253,756 110,608 111,746 113,606 115,325 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5

Texas

13,538,176 13,788,872 13,813,349 13,824,447 556,716 559,653 557,779 547,744 4.1 4.1 4.0 4.0

Utah

1,563,668 1,589,200 1,591,474 1,592,909 51,035 48,085 48,388 48,738 3.3 3.0 3.0 3.1

Vermont

344,771 348,861 349,291 349,031 10,357 9,674 9,782 9,851 3.0 2.8 2.8 2.8

Virginia

4,315,694 4,338,497 4,348,833 4,356,623 159,100 140,036 137,704 133,348 3.7 3.2 3.2 3.1

Washington

3,732,981 3,760,423 3,760,156 3,763,264 177,611 177,921 176,664 173,578 4.8 4.7 4.7 4.6

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett(1)

1,652,124 1,686,265 1,683,529 1,683,824 64,007 62,940 62,159 60,989 3.9 3.7 3.7 3.6

West Virginia

777,725 785,713 785,039 784,213 39,593 42,273 41,983 42,137 5.1 5.4 5.3 5.4

Wisconsin

3,158,485 3,179,816 3,183,045 3,182,977 105,277 89,208 91,069 92,933 3.3 2.8 2.9 2.9

Wyoming

292,765 289,195 287,889 286,781 11,804 10,744 10,788 10,979 4.0 3.7 3.7 3.8

Puerto Rico

1,093,314 1,088,933 1,097,548 1,104,709 112,546 104,231 101,781 100,600 10.3 9.6 9.3 9.1

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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