Table 2. Civilian labor force and unemployment by state and selected area, not seasonally adjusted

LABOR FORCE DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED

Table 2. Civilian labor force and unemployment by state and selected area, not seasonally adjusted
State and area Civilian labor force Unemployed
February March Number Percent of labor force
2018 2019 2018 2019(p) February March February March
2018 2019 2018 2019(p) 2018 2019 2018 2019(p)

Alabama

2,195,436 2,220,068 2,199,359 2,235,635 97,322 87,696 88,824 84,129 4.4 4.0 4.0 3.8

Alaska

354,403 349,442 354,154 349,993 27,042 26,173 25,937 25,209 7.6 7.5 7.3 7.2

Arizona

3,400,180 3,512,865 3,410,192 3,507,766 160,398 164,242 158,452 160,036 4.7 4.7 4.6 4.6

Arkansas

1,344,868 1,355,762 1,348,676 1,357,559 57,510 58,889 51,025 46,683 4.3 4.3 3.8 3.4

California

19,343,020 19,596,296 19,328,608 19,512,568 887,199 867,268 859,783 901,547 4.6 4.4 4.4 4.6

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale(1)

5,143,329 5,140,574 5,134,679 5,115,569 240,139 220,134 230,219 223,391 4.7 4.3 4.5 4.4

Colorado

3,054,983 3,132,592 3,056,824 3,123,718 98,228 109,509 94,901 93,998 3.2 3.5 3.1 3.0

Connecticut

1,881,241 1,905,164 1,887,096 1,903,775 94,440 83,677 88,048 79,680 5.0 4.4 4.7 4.2

Delaware

478,740 485,741 481,405 488,709 20,931 16,640 19,505 15,831 4.4 3.4 4.1 3.2

District of Columbia

406,696 407,959 406,065 410,230 24,123 24,520 23,191 22,814 5.9 6.0 5.7 5.6

Florida

10,187,885 10,366,434 10,202,284 10,314,179 386,033 354,790 373,111 337,962 3.8 3.4 3.7 3.3

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall(1)

1,391,643 1,440,202 1,370,087 1,409,438 56,085 46,147 58,407 47,946 4.0 3.2 4.3 3.4

Georgia

5,122,823 5,118,857 5,121,497 5,110,345 222,033 202,189 207,451 188,273 4.3 3.9 4.1 3.7

Hawaii

679,715 668,169 681,464 668,648 15,109 18,409 15,063 18,992 2.2 2.8 2.2 2.8

Idaho

846,864 867,922 848,084 867,972 31,758 32,079 30,213 29,627 3.8 3.7 3.6 3.4

Illinois

6,477,500 6,455,651 6,467,723 6,470,975 316,539 302,523 281,008 289,991 4.9 4.7 4.3 4.5

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights(1)

3,756,090 3,729,095 3,732,796 3,739,527 173,794 147,377 143,752 133,456 4.6 4.0 3.9 3.6

Indiana

3,354,634 3,410,854 3,365,497 3,419,800 126,312 139,482 118,892 134,413 3.8 4.1 3.5 3.9

Iowa

1,677,441 1,708,614 1,677,530 1,714,804 56,014 46,786 50,720 47,553 3.3 2.7 3.0 2.8

Kansas

1,476,578 1,482,112 1,473,071 1,472,536 55,068 55,195 51,611 53,968 3.7 3.7 3.5 3.7

Kentucky

2,057,658 2,057,594 2,068,027 2,077,901 103,803 88,454 97,165 92,313 5.0 4.3 4.7 4.4

Louisiana

2,092,235 2,087,378 2,104,316 2,090,401 92,116 91,915 96,908 80,506 4.4 4.4 4.6 3.9

Maine

689,944 687,164 691,740 687,467 27,522 26,936 27,137 26,273 4.0 3.9 3.9 3.8

Maryland

3,187,022 3,200,023 3,191,821 3,206,767 142,920 132,193 132,160 124,330 4.5 4.1 4.1 3.9

Massachusetts

3,759,467 3,833,572 3,775,360 3,834,050 151,670 122,600 141,652 119,430 4.0 3.2 3.8 3.1

Michigan

4,902,969 4,938,198 4,899,905 4,948,184 241,250 202,232 222,478 219,633 4.9 4.1 4.5 4.4

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn(2)

2,120,181 2,145,756 2,123,735 2,155,586 98,755 86,377 93,515 95,921 4.7 4.0 4.4 4.4

Minnesota

3,058,954 3,082,754 3,056,957 3,089,899 116,243 121,872 111,160 127,114 3.8 4.0 3.6 4.1

Mississippi

1,276,208 1,254,627 1,276,084 1,259,523 62,447 60,781 59,249 60,982 4.9 4.8 4.6 4.8

Missouri

3,052,969 3,045,104 3,055,283 3,041,039 121,881 112,876 113,538 118,145 4.0 3.7 3.7 3.9

Montana

522,485 526,362 523,623 526,984 23,827 23,217 23,092 21,838 4.6 4.4 4.4 4.1

Nebraska

1,011,707 1,026,761 1,014,563 1,031,404 31,810 31,927 30,993 33,371 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.2

Nevada

1,485,731 1,524,643 1,485,939 1,515,842 71,877 63,194 70,413 55,642 4.8 4.1 4.7 3.7

New Hampshire

757,660 766,263 759,912 766,688 24,125 22,175 23,363 21,791 3.2 2.9 3.1 2.8

New Jersey

4,429,034 4,458,265 4,413,614 4,450,669 219,283 207,502 202,742 182,599 5.0 4.7 4.6 4.1

New Mexico

935,763 958,186 932,495 949,784 47,889 49,734 44,916 43,705 5.1 5.2 4.8 4.6

New York

9,562,886 9,556,617 9,554,320 9,593,646 484,589 418,851 436,236 394,615 5.1 4.4 4.6 4.1

New York City

4,157,175 4,123,153 4,144,082 4,128,489 193,136 188,067 179,472 174,113 4.6 4.6 4.3 4.2

North Carolina

4,974,728 5,035,556 4,987,008 5,065,196 217,858 211,300 201,085 206,445 4.4 4.2 4.0 4.1

North Dakota

402,071 403,007 402,467 403,336 13,729 12,026 13,573 12,070 3.4 3.0 3.4 3.0

Ohio

5,732,276 5,788,285 5,739,578 5,811,226 288,119 269,496 269,295 240,686 5.0 4.7 4.7 4.1

Cleveland-Elyria(2)

1,035,283 1,033,732 1,025,785 1,035,610 61,077 50,039 53,346 45,789 5.9 4.8 5.2 4.4

Oklahoma

1,844,674 1,823,176 1,847,864 1,824,593 73,999 64,029 68,196 58,979 4.0 3.5 3.7 3.2

Oregon

2,094,704 2,115,245 2,092,084 2,112,727 97,154 98,838 94,516 96,718 4.6 4.7 4.5 4.6

Pennsylvania

6,398,071 6,461,939 6,376,939 6,449,716 319,905 270,966 288,596 249,391 5.0 4.2 4.5 3.9

Rhode Island

553,441 549,106 551,741 545,317 27,865 23,763 25,465 20,269 5.0 4.3 4.6 3.7

South Carolina

2,312,220 2,349,066 2,312,170 2,367,031 91,910 76,762 79,655 78,972 4.0 3.3 3.4 3.3

South Dakota

454,597 461,790 456,469 463,349 16,458 15,145 15,809 14,525 3.6 3.3 3.5 3.1

Tennessee

3,232,664 3,299,396 3,236,419 3,331,549 121,427 104,160 115,544 110,812 3.8 3.2 3.6 3.3

Texas

13,828,682 14,086,922 13,818,674 14,059,553 573,412 548,929 556,082 494,696 4.1 3.9 4.0 3.5

Utah

1,563,401 1,584,005 1,562,912 1,585,179 52,933 48,683 51,270 47,619 3.4 3.1 3.3 3.0

Vermont

346,363 345,774 346,762 345,226 10,919 8,668 10,833 8,088 3.2 2.5 3.1 2.3

Virginia

4,322,765 4,366,696 4,336,468 4,373,984 147,068 139,324 138,404 133,136 3.4 3.2 3.2 3.0

Washington

3,767,711 3,879,775 3,770,820 3,893,261 198,256 203,229 181,793 201,706 5.3 5.2 4.8 5.2

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett(1)

1,696,928 1,730,346 1,689,893 1,734,374 64,023 62,864 59,255 64,495 3.8 3.6 3.5 3.7

West Virginia

781,287 789,122 776,686 783,453 51,009 48,352 47,142 41,200 6.5 6.1 6.1 5.3

Wisconsin

3,143,901 3,118,580 3,135,185 3,120,692 118,147 104,005 111,906 102,631 3.8 3.3 3.6 3.3

Wyoming

287,190 287,199 288,281 287,800 12,971 10,977 12,764 10,915 4.5 3.8 4.4 3.8

Puerto Rico

1,080,833 1,071,130 1,080,951 1,066,612 108,362 95,466 105,882 98,451 10.0 8.9 9.8 9.2

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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