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

Alabama

2,199,495 2,214,959 2,222,922 2,233,045 89,734 82,319 83,515 82,564 4.1 3.7 3.8 3.7

Alaska

356,941 354,772 353,936 352,910 23,674 23,121 22,889 22,687 6.6 6.5 6.5 6.4

Arizona

3,414,990 3,511,167 3,508,147 3,508,500 161,511 176,361 172,487 170,522 4.7 5.0 4.9 4.9

Arkansas

1,350,032 1,359,465 1,360,519 1,361,929 49,968 50,739 49,633 48,500 3.7 3.7 3.6 3.6

California

19,342,168 19,580,233 19,528,362 19,478,600 819,081 838,348 835,862 825,524 4.2 4.3 4.3 4.2

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale(1)

5,121,379 5,149,128 5,128,410 5,114,407 237,336 238,945 235,057 230,653 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.5

Colorado

3,082,656 3,139,638 3,138,737 3,138,397 94,845 110,611 105,097 99,040 3.1 3.5 3.3 3.2

Connecticut

1,896,028 1,920,914 1,915,618 1,911,078 80,187 74,085 72,472 71,714 4.2 3.9 3.8 3.8

Delaware

482,441 486,221 487,331 488,470 18,481 16,086 15,827 15,742 3.8 3.3 3.2 3.2

District of Columbia

405,924 406,051 407,824 409,941 23,095 22,719 23,003 23,196 5.7 5.6 5.6 5.7

Florida

10,206,984 10,345,472 10,334,407 10,330,598 373,620 359,656 356,546 353,439 3.7 3.5 3.5 3.4

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall(1)

1,380,159 1,415,671 1,418,787 1,418,998 51,990 49,999 48,933 48,286 3.8 3.5 3.4 3.4

Georgia

5,103,666 5,119,332 5,109,433 5,104,531 204,459 198,973 195,621 193,965 4.0 3.9 3.8 3.8

Hawaii

679,441 672,815 670,438 667,776 15,942 18,675 18,985 18,903 2.3 2.8 2.8 2.8

Idaho

855,074 868,200 869,883 871,505 24,482 24,917 24,677 24,593 2.9 2.9 2.8 2.8

Illinois

6,466,954 6,479,770 6,486,029 6,487,630 277,635 284,395 286,666 285,141 4.3 4.4 4.4 4.4

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights(1)

3,728,773 3,743,351 3,747,565 3,746,404 145,648 140,323 142,215 144,664 3.9 3.7 3.8 3.9

Indiana

3,382,425 3,414,174 3,415,534 3,404,857 118,193 123,317 123,341 121,029 3.5 3.6 3.6 3.6

Iowa

1,685,341 1,706,078 1,710,495 1,714,116 43,446 40,494 40,307 40,692 2.6 2.4 2.4 2.4

Kansas

1,479,988 1,486,522 1,483,525 1,481,739 49,337 51,930 51,508 51,286 3.3 3.5 3.5 3.5

Kentucky

2,064,226 2,064,784 2,065,262 2,066,916 90,524 82,932 82,988 83,168 4.4 4.0 4.0 4.0

Louisiana

2,106,604 2,102,026 2,099,673 2,098,308 105,087 99,037 94,751 92,180 5.0 4.7 4.5 4.4

Maine

699,231 697,637 696,542 695,273 23,159 23,563 23,094 22,759 3.3 3.4 3.3 3.3

Maryland

3,200,100 3,207,534 3,211,021 3,216,385 129,246 120,801 121,294 122,105 4.0 3.8 3.8 3.8

Massachusetts

3,798,751 3,843,475 3,840,362 3,840,938 131,826 113,778 112,239 113,953 3.5 3.0 2.9 3.0

Michigan

4,904,113 4,937,139 4,947,289 4,952,879 203,655 198,303 201,739 207,144 4.2 4.0 4.1 4.2

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn(2)

2,123,916 2,150,163 2,155,014 2,156,599 85,894 88,438 91,748 96,343 4.0 4.1 4.3 4.5

Minnesota

3,066,627 3,090,766 3,093,628 3,096,772 89,001 98,635 101,003 102,833 2.9 3.2 3.3 3.3

Mississippi

1,276,884 1,267,686 1,266,562 1,267,548 61,320 61,511 62,686 62,798 4.8 4.9 4.9 5.0

Missouri

3,051,120 3,055,965 3,050,516 3,048,801 97,582 101,679 101,404 101,321 3.2 3.3 3.3 3.3

Montana

527,507 530,562 530,560 530,669 19,468 19,710 19,378 18,952 3.7 3.7 3.7 3.6

Nebraska

1,019,527 1,029,766 1,032,041 1,034,288 28,613 29,319 29,861 30,647 2.8 2.8 2.9 3.0

Nevada

1,493,855 1,521,516 1,522,789 1,525,885 68,468 63,670 61,514 60,578 4.6 4.2 4.0 4.0

New Hampshire

761,258 766,534 767,453 768,346 19,789 18,318 18,527 18,810 2.6 2.4 2.4 2.4

New Jersey

4,418,909 4,451,699 4,449,524 4,447,199 186,671 180,572 174,694 167,353 4.2 4.1 3.9 3.8

New Mexico

937,608 953,841 955,170 956,866 45,128 48,374 47,919 47,627 4.8 5.1 5.0 5.0

New York

9,555,306 9,614,587 9,603,801 9,590,805 400,547 379,593 378,371 382,494 4.2 3.9 3.9 4.0

New York City

4,118,073 4,117,580 4,113,009 4,109,375 172,202 175,699 175,439 178,287 4.2 4.3 4.3 4.3

North Carolina

4,985,475 5,026,270 5,040,471 5,059,106 197,927 199,901 202,428 206,902 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.1

North Dakota

404,694 405,077 405,544 405,678 10,678 9,420 9,339 9,411 2.6 2.3 2.3 2.3

Ohio

5,757,007 5,800,845 5,808,765 5,806,802 263,663 258,060 246,844 239,116 4.6 4.4 4.2 4.1

Cleveland-Elyria(2)

1,035,900 1,037,868 1,038,690 1,039,387 52,438 48,463 46,543 44,978 5.1 4.7 4.5 4.3

Oklahoma

1,845,367 1,830,795 1,828,475 1,828,690 63,879 60,132 59,746 59,000 3.5 3.3 3.3 3.2

Oregon

2,098,351 2,121,779 2,121,595 2,120,617 84,274 92,476 91,163 88,386 4.0 4.4 4.3 4.2

Pennsylvania

6,406,475 6,474,509 6,471,007 6,471,156 273,671 255,511 248,680 248,360 4.3 3.9 3.8 3.8

Rhode Island

555,541 554,124 552,938 552,198 22,447 21,180 20,430 20,067 4.0 3.8 3.7 3.6

South Carolina

2,317,990 2,350,615 2,359,921 2,368,724 79,346 76,316 79,095 82,645 3.4 3.2 3.4 3.5

South Dakota

458,427 464,159 464,681 465,037 13,984 13,190 13,151 13,285 3.1 2.8 2.8 2.9

Tennessee

3,242,626 3,288,951 3,304,359 3,322,596 117,781 105,848 106,530 109,352 3.6 3.2 3.2 3.3

Texas

13,815,721 14,010,322 14,015,309 14,012,687 541,578 526,088 513,127 496,358 3.9 3.8 3.7 3.5

Utah

1,567,681 1,585,267 1,586,487 1,587,734 48,410 47,201 46,054 45,460 3.1 3.0 2.9 2.9

Vermont

346,307 345,844 346,349 347,024 9,320 7,973 7,579 7,328 2.7 2.3 2.2 2.1

Virginia

4,328,308 4,360,284 4,362,693 4,368,510 131,003 126,647 127,256 129,004 3.0 2.9 2.9 3.0

Washington

3,777,196 3,861,998 3,869,619 3,876,360 169,580 178,819 180,835 180,633 4.5 4.6 4.7 4.7

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett(1)

1,680,540 1,712,870 1,714,075 1,715,766 56,968 60,171 60,361 59,729 3.4 3.5 3.5 3.5

West Virginia

782,706 789,328 789,598 790,370 41,579 39,991 38,613 37,808 5.3 5.1 4.9 4.8

Wisconsin

3,139,414 3,128,205 3,127,480 3,121,984 95,903 89,562 88,111 88,618 3.1 2.9 2.8 2.8

Wyoming

289,558 289,805 289,529 289,004 11,557 10,738 10,290 10,030 4.0 3.7 3.6 3.5

Puerto Rico

1,090,568 1,068,820 1,070,081 1,073,323 102,777 93,600 92,773 91,486 9.4 8.8 8.7 8.5

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. 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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