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

Alabama

2,164,065 2,208,910 2,207,877 2,196,581 125,153 128,610 119,113 107,364 5.8 5.8 5.4 4.9

Alaska

360,617 364,703 366,453 367,047 23,949 23,434 24,023 24,642 6.6 6.4 6.6 6.7

Arizona

3,225,626 3,324,038 3,331,153 3,327,456 172,375 166,934 165,225 168,319 5.3 5.0 5.0 5.1

Arkansas

1,344,508 1,341,152 1,348,129 1,355,668 54,476 48,608 47,698 46,633 4.1 3.6 3.5 3.4

California

19,058,447 19,170,311 19,178,980 19,156,032 1,050,211 943,382 924,372 897,832 5.5 4.9 4.8 4.7

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale(1)

5,033,798 5,083,716 5,104,345 5,114,807 265,183 235,518 231,966 225,990 5.3 4.6 4.5 4.4

Colorado

2,881,156 2,933,137 2,945,526 2,959,703 97,037 75,666 68,317 67,383 3.4 2.6 2.3 2.3

Connecticut

1,892,487 1,911,680 1,922,519 1,929,333 100,645 91,736 93,646 95,147 5.3 4.8 4.9 4.9

Delaware

473,885 474,409 476,039 476,793 20,763 21,521 21,977 22,187 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.7

District of Columbia

392,432 398,131 399,420 401,949 23,921 23,028 23,686 24,280 6.1 5.8 5.9 6.0

Florida

9,780,043 10,109,008 10,143,867 10,147,162 477,648 484,646 461,518 435,127 4.9 4.8 4.5 4.3

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall(1)

1,333,427 1,357,712 1,367,366 1,375,160 70,662 72,521 71,520 68,561 5.3 5.3 5.2 5.0

Georgia

4,893,254 5,020,597 5,031,311 5,034,975 260,587 257,273 252,369 246,348 5.3 5.1 5.0 4.9

Hawaii

682,713 696,854 698,014 697,427 21,111 19,154 18,940 19,147 3.1 2.7 2.7 2.7

Idaho

812,040 825,274 822,858 820,678 31,122 29,087 27,569 26,632 3.8 3.5 3.4 3.2

Illinois

6,539,452 6,523,342 6,505,269 6,482,654 386,863 322,300 306,872 298,140 5.9 4.9 4.7 4.6

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights(1)

3,806,955 3,754,543 3,739,496 3,735,139 224,591 172,364 162,331 158,373 5.9 4.6 4.3 4.2

Indiana

3,328,875 3,331,994 3,337,683 3,335,621 153,345 130,238 118,671 107,663 4.6 3.9 3.6 3.2

Iowa

1,700,430 1,692,245 1,691,964 1,689,309 64,100 52,052 52,199 52,923 3.8 3.1 3.1 3.1

Kansas

1,481,995 1,484,611 1,487,318 1,485,263 61,317 55,867 54,724 54,537 4.1 3.8 3.7 3.7

Kentucky

1,989,763 2,065,194 2,082,822 2,085,238 99,219 102,966 105,781 103,933 5.0 5.0 5.1 5.0

Louisiana

2,127,498 2,113,797 2,121,129 2,118,719 132,706 120,199 122,972 121,173 6.2 5.7 5.8 5.7

Maine

689,389 700,586 702,788 703,216 26,588 20,923 20,912 22,588 3.9 3.0 3.0 3.2

Maryland

3,162,106 3,218,843 3,228,240 3,229,004 136,209 136,753 137,239 135,076 4.3 4.2 4.3 4.2

Massachusetts

3,587,500 3,661,248 3,694,227 3,711,336 138,068 131,331 143,169 155,348 3.8 3.6 3.9 4.2

Michigan

4,810,684 4,913,671 4,915,609 4,894,579 232,219 247,829 231,455 207,333 4.8 5.0 4.7 4.2

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn(2)

2,060,780 2,097,278 2,104,192 2,100,077 107,328 117,639 110,839 96,217 5.2 5.6 5.3 4.6

Minnesota

2,993,164 3,018,513 3,027,400 3,030,584 115,280 115,586 114,155 112,798 3.9 3.8 3.8 3.7

Mississippi

1,279,378 1,302,684 1,306,320 1,303,140 75,860 65,811 64,759 64,141 5.9 5.1 5.0 4.9

Missouri

3,100,388 3,101,249 3,093,137 3,076,309 143,414 121,566 119,087 120,377 4.6 3.9 3.9 3.9

Montana

525,754 525,951 525,198 524,985 22,084 19,908 19,973 20,432 4.2 3.8 3.8 3.9

Nebraska

1,009,895 1,008,374 1,006,408 1,005,342 32,185 30,997 30,031 29,371 3.2 3.1 3.0 2.9

Nevada

1,422,869 1,439,242 1,440,247 1,440,166 82,919 68,529 67,416 67,855 5.8 4.8 4.7 4.7

New Hampshire

747,467 752,164 752,955 753,288 21,401 21,010 21,419 21,923 2.9 2.8 2.8 2.9

New Jersey

4,515,095 4,522,999 4,528,605 4,526,328 231,749 190,809 185,218 184,904 5.1 4.2 4.1 4.1

New Mexico

926,005 934,546 935,768 934,867 61,932 63,041 62,744 61,626 6.7 6.7 6.7 6.6

New York

9,534,647 9,604,253 9,664,061 9,691,754 461,165 409,018 416,764 428,461 4.8 4.3 4.3 4.4

New York City

4,119,873 4,178,844 4,218,724 4,243,475 216,008 168,848 172,852 181,873 5.2 4.0 4.1 4.3

North Carolina

4,848,368 4,950,774 4,945,288 4,928,477 240,150 243,698 234,535 222,989 5.0 4.9 4.7 4.5

North Dakota

415,595 420,977 421,685 420,525 13,581 11,975 11,406 10,399 3.3 2.8 2.7 2.5

Ohio

5,707,852 5,766,989 5,787,413 5,788,902 281,629 293,270 288,362 286,229 4.9 5.1 5.0 4.9

Cleveland-Elyria(2)

1,029,155 1,028,405 1,031,678 1,035,112 53,433 64,452 63,776 62,763 5.2 6.3 6.2 6.1

Oklahoma

1,826,357 1,836,595 1,835,764 1,830,935 91,196 79,720 78,362 78,982 5.0 4.3 4.3 4.3

Oregon

2,054,122 2,078,112 2,090,230 2,104,855 103,512 78,695 76,691 75,334 5.0 3.8 3.7 3.6

Pennsylvania

6,440,700 6,442,011 6,464,270 6,475,102 354,389 310,836 314,763 322,885 5.5 4.8 4.9 5.0

Rhode Island

552,600 554,123 555,508 555,523 30,051 23,986 23,941 22,858 5.4 4.3 4.3 4.1

South Carolina

2,297,039 2,332,821 2,334,139 2,328,694 116,513 103,639 101,458 96,526 5.1 4.4 4.3 4.1

South Dakota

452,409 456,752 457,274 457,425 12,621 12,805 13,010 13,270 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.9

Tennessee

3,127,256 3,202,889 3,199,738 3,181,884 144,283 164,283 151,091 128,210 4.6 5.1 4.7 4.0

Texas

13,231,311 13,520,071 13,548,834 13,526,420 615,608 677,495 676,328 655,958 4.7 5.0 5.0 4.8

Utah

1,505,700 1,553,670 1,563,458 1,570,448 52,447 47,716 49,234 50,817 3.5 3.1 3.1 3.2

Vermont

344,801 347,514 347,311 346,339 11,353 10,580 10,688 10,903 3.3 3.0 3.1 3.1

Virginia

4,219,870 4,290,500 4,301,411 4,306,169 168,594 161,071 161,678 161,874 4.0 3.8 3.8 3.8

Washington

3,630,880 3,687,153 3,690,122 3,690,022 201,580 173,927 170,404 167,218 5.6 4.7 4.6 4.5

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett(1)

1,614,686 1,649,325 1,648,427 1,645,260 67,052 54,644 54,182 54,496 4.2 3.3 3.3 3.3

West Virginia

782,160 780,578 780,334 779,317 47,275 38,120 37,158 35,194 6.0 4.9 4.8 4.5

Wisconsin

3,115,633 3,136,885 3,147,122 3,155,314 128,613 107,090 100,537 96,283 4.1 3.4 3.2 3.1

Wyoming

303,047 303,601 302,212 300,046 17,062 13,763 12,877 12,235 5.6 4.5 4.3 4.1

Puerto Rico

1,125,705 1,130,127 1,130,411 1,119,881 129,443 130,352 130,297 123,122 11.5 11.5 11.5 11.0

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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