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

Alabama

2,170,809 2,160,917 2,162,897 2,169,867 104,027 80,571 81,166 83,208 4.8 3.7 3.8 3.8

Alaska

362,984 362,659 362,922 362,894 25,730 26,394 26,412 26,442 7.1 7.3 7.3 7.3

Arizona

3,292,255 3,355,522 3,364,525 3,370,509 164,480 163,599 164,452 163,874 5.0 4.9 4.9 4.9

Arkansas

1,352,265 1,353,767 1,353,076 1,351,983 48,992 50,803 51,351 51,656 3.6 3.8 3.8 3.8

California

19,252,075 19,392,828 19,379,922 19,358,651 954,038 843,029 827,755 815,270 5.0 4.3 4.3 4.2

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale(1)

5,105,536 5,142,418 5,141,881 5,140,628 245,886 230,870 229,310 228,374 4.8 4.5 4.5 4.4

Colorado

2,963,090 3,041,965 3,049,371 3,056,122 77,162 92,492 90,578 88,059 2.6 3.0 3.0 2.9

Connecticut

1,924,999 1,908,154 1,904,716 1,900,994 92,726 86,908 86,339 85,758 4.8 4.6 4.5 4.5

Delaware

477,106 479,075 480,244 481,381 22,165 21,139 20,697 20,110 4.6 4.4 4.3 4.2

District of Columbia

400,935 402,588 403,727 405,372 24,784 22,752 22,742 22,744 6.2 5.7 5.6 5.6

Florida

10,078,857 10,176,274 10,193,386 10,204,375 434,359 398,218 400,410 397,587 4.3 3.9 3.9 3.9

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall(1)

1,384,828 1,388,181 1,390,293 1,391,834 67,670 66,584 67,223 66,341 4.9 4.8 4.8 4.8

Georgia

5,039,010 5,115,288 5,128,566 5,137,697 247,817 227,528 226,022 222,270 4.9 4.4 4.4 4.3

Hawaii

687,832 683,547 684,631 685,721 17,318 14,157 14,084 14,004 2.5 2.1 2.1 2.0

Idaho

827,201 846,451 848,131 849,373 27,065 24,991 24,670 24,562 3.3 3.0 2.9 2.9

Illinois

6,481,451 6,491,773 6,492,969 6,489,296 317,927 305,305 297,639 287,167 4.9 4.7 4.6 4.4

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights(1)

3,772,461 3,800,949 3,790,889 3,774,241 181,602 192,996 186,293 175,443 4.8 5.1 4.9 4.6

Indiana

3,318,098 3,315,405 3,323,026 3,334,681 115,897 107,163 105,071 105,808 3.5 3.2 3.2 3.2

Iowa

1,680,914 1,673,516 1,673,572 1,674,210 54,683 47,919 47,332 46,974 3.3 2.9 2.8 2.8

Kansas

1,478,150 1,476,128 1,475,242 1,474,627 53,883 50,493 50,070 50,046 3.6 3.4 3.4 3.4

Kentucky

2,051,757 2,048,993 2,050,194 2,053,872 105,754 84,840 83,030 82,975 5.2 4.1 4.0 4.0

Louisiana

2,109,702 2,128,050 2,133,758 2,138,220 114,861 95,077 94,761 95,725 5.4 4.5 4.4 4.5

Maine

699,959 699,733 700,190 701,260 23,441 20,009 19,187 19,172 3.3 2.9 2.7 2.7

Maryland

3,218,257 3,224,669 3,228,185 3,229,951 134,990 134,377 137,533 138,796 4.2 4.2 4.3 4.3

Massachusetts

3,658,885 3,669,508 3,683,675 3,704,597 141,718 127,587 128,752 130,022 3.9 3.5 3.5 3.5

Michigan

4,866,804 4,897,455 4,898,245 4,902,494 215,649 232,645 229,900 228,155 4.4 4.8 4.7 4.7

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn(2)

2,103,292 2,114,631 2,112,985 2,113,867 90,190 94,907 94,167 94,238 4.3 4.5 4.5 4.5

Minnesota

3,058,271 3,086,058 3,093,831 3,100,986 107,616 99,826 99,108 99,060 3.5 3.2 3.2 3.2

Mississippi

1,282,320 1,274,112 1,273,764 1,275,186 67,918 57,658 57,275 58,220 5.3 4.5 4.5 4.6

Missouri

3,051,259 3,040,806 3,039,505 3,039,762 115,682 111,063 109,994 109,417 3.8 3.7 3.6 3.6

Montana

524,311 526,536 525,950 524,966 20,844 21,690 21,620 21,226 4.0 4.1 4.1 4.0

Nebraska

1,006,949 1,009,377 1,011,002 1,012,252 29,563 28,393 28,215 28,493 2.9 2.8 2.8 2.8

Nevada

1,455,078 1,480,396 1,484,904 1,488,829 74,799 72,495 73,000 73,088 5.1 4.9 4.9 4.9

New Hampshire

746,313 747,307 748,688 750,722 20,238 19,225 19,259 19,644 2.7 2.6 2.6 2.6

New Jersey

4,521,156 4,506,807 4,500,017 4,489,161 203,125 209,450 207,118 203,424 4.5 4.6 4.6 4.5

New Mexico

928,084 935,022 936,511 937,582 58,025 53,909 52,432 50,574 6.3 5.8 5.6 5.4

New York

9,701,159 9,692,597 9,675,414 9,665,891 452,536 449,887 448,950 448,866 4.7 4.6 4.6 4.6

New York City

4,222,592 4,228,280 4,227,756 4,227,666 193,522 179,583 178,239 179,902 4.6 4.2 4.2 4.3

North Carolina

4,922,244 4,974,340 4,977,843 4,981,843 224,728 222,388 222,517 219,559 4.6 4.5 4.5 4.4

North Dakota

415,116 413,613 413,361 412,466 10,525 10,938 10,751 10,780 2.5 2.6 2.6 2.6

Ohio

5,776,848 5,765,770 5,770,546 5,777,839 292,042 261,548 252,571 248,961 5.1 4.5 4.4 4.3

Cleveland-Elyria(2)

1,033,085 1,024,955 1,025,030 1,025,839 59,856 52,530 50,549 49,473 5.8 5.1 4.9 4.8

Oklahoma

1,827,979 1,845,063 1,848,315 1,851,325 80,193 75,153 74,541 74,677 4.4 4.1 4.0 4.0

Oregon

2,091,885 2,129,795 2,131,620 2,129,123 84,827 88,035 88,130 87,972 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.1

Pennsylvania

6,434,898 6,410,542 6,393,600 6,378,043 318,153 309,870 304,198 297,490 4.9 4.8 4.8 4.7

Rhode Island

553,253 557,365 558,040 558,858 24,337 25,365 25,295 25,139 4.4 4.6 4.5 4.5

South Carolina

2,307,576 2,324,812 2,327,331 2,323,492 98,272 101,415 102,079 97,922 4.3 4.4 4.4 4.2

South Dakota

454,370 458,329 459,143 459,673 14,787 15,637 15,454 15,524 3.3 3.4 3.4 3.4

Tennessee

3,181,251 3,221,992 3,224,893 3,231,708 126,285 108,451 110,141 110,972 4.0 3.4 3.4 3.4

Texas

13,501,719 13,656,938 13,702,943 13,750,299 609,087 544,114 552,348 558,516 4.5 4.0 4.0 4.1

Utah

1,552,001 1,579,114 1,582,790 1,586,314 51,104 48,615 48,503 48,583 3.3 3.1 3.1 3.1

Vermont

344,587 345,923 346,963 348,039 10,636 9,720 9,587 9,601 3.1 2.8 2.8 2.8

Virginia

4,299,995 4,320,832 4,325,344 4,331,079 164,759 149,724 146,994 143,991 3.8 3.5 3.4 3.3

Washington

3,701,218 3,759,978 3,761,537 3,760,750 176,125 178,064 178,449 178,920 4.8 4.7 4.7 4.8

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett(1)

1,640,488 1,681,926 1,686,820 1,688,068 61,275 65,587 64,726 63,901 3.7 3.9 3.8 3.8

West Virginia

775,852 784,765 785,418 785,338 38,500 42,210 42,193 42,197 5.0 5.4 5.4 5.4

Wisconsin

3,146,688 3,161,193 3,168,552 3,175,588 103,310 92,833 90,514 89,494 3.3 2.9 2.9 2.8

Wyoming

293,812 291,482 291,076 290,331 12,180 11,552 11,221 10,967 4.1 4.0 3.9 3.8

Puerto Rico

1,112,982 1,089,676 1,087,732 1,089,484 121,171 115,438 112,177 107,782 10.9 10.6 10.3 9.9

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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Last Modified Date: May 18, 2018