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
2017 2018 2017 2018(p) February March February March
2017 2018 2017 2018(p) 2017 2018 2017 2018(p)

Alabama

2,178,482 2,169,306 2,181,424 2,179,270 124,575 91,626 108,064 84,269 5.7 4.2 5.0 3.9

Alaska

359,585 359,511 359,544 360,208 28,553 29,645 27,664 28,367 7.9 8.2 7.7 7.9

Arizona

3,286,569 3,390,339 3,298,757 3,394,140 163,885 167,124 161,263 155,870 5.0 4.9 4.9 4.6

Arkansas

1,342,185 1,342,068 1,347,624 1,349,290 56,098 56,774 47,419 52,440 4.2 4.2 3.5 3.9

California

19,248,434 19,418,835 19,281,265 19,342,984 1,043,639 879,876 997,908 816,955 5.4 4.5 5.2 4.2

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale(1)

5,114,881 5,148,961 5,115,208 5,149,054 253,587 233,408 239,162 213,467 5.0 4.5 4.7 4.1

Colorado

2,942,908 3,059,557 2,948,935 3,060,622 91,000 101,683 82,956 89,669 3.1 3.3 2.8 2.9

Connecticut

1,915,858 1,894,779 1,925,933 1,892,963 103,807 96,893 97,735 88,275 5.4 5.1 5.1 4.7

Delaware

474,153 478,827 476,551 483,629 23,753 21,335 22,624 19,867 5.0 4.5 4.7 4.1

District of Columbia

400,242 406,350 399,738 406,543 25,054 23,007 23,776 23,054 6.3 5.7 5.9 5.7

Florida

10,013,460 10,227,767 10,079,800 10,227,276 442,653 388,375 419,457 387,106 4.4 3.8 4.2 3.8

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall(1)

1,369,582 1,398,781 1,361,315 1,379,713 66,183 64,906 68,030 68,471 4.8 4.6 5.0 5.0

Georgia

5,025,347 5,167,552 5,045,243 5,167,732 263,295 229,740 243,283 212,169 5.2 4.4 4.8 4.1

Hawaii

688,373 684,431 689,285 688,132 17,977 13,276 17,049 13,411 2.6 1.9 2.5 1.9

Idaho

818,289 845,065 821,069 845,818 32,858 28,729 30,884 27,031 4.0 3.4 3.8 3.2

Illinois

6,474,553 6,482,665 6,478,093 6,496,831 364,121 322,977 321,186 285,999 5.6 5.0 5.0 4.4

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights(1)

3,771,544 3,794,268 3,776,577 3,759,472 200,982 201,955 175,628 159,717 5.3 5.3 4.7 4.2

Indiana

3,304,095 3,323,544 3,309,822 3,350,175 141,662 123,387 122,032 110,332 4.3 3.7 3.7 3.3

Iowa

1,677,129 1,671,394 1,675,932 1,667,434 66,413 58,077 59,836 50,632 4.0 3.5 3.6 3.0

Kansas

1,476,106 1,472,178 1,474,306 1,468,404 58,644 53,061 54,849 50,528 4.0 3.6 3.7 3.4

Kentucky

2,042,324 2,051,433 2,059,377 2,066,375 120,724 97,116 113,203 90,809 5.9 4.7 5.5 4.4

Louisiana

2,092,100 2,128,787 2,105,323 2,139,096 112,486 85,652 111,357 92,757 5.4 4.0 5.3 4.3

Maine

688,530 690,345 690,824 692,974 27,988 22,832 26,494 21,335 4.1 3.3 3.8 3.1

Maryland

3,192,691 3,220,396 3,205,933 3,227,781 145,292 148,874 133,794 146,094 4.6 4.6 4.2 4.5

Massachusetts

3,643,939 3,700,487 3,657,658 3,726,939 159,170 149,427 149,623 143,074 4.4 4.0 4.1 3.8

Michigan

4,866,983 4,888,398 4,864,645 4,896,258 263,550 254,111 230,931 227,363 5.4 5.2 4.7 4.6

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn(2)

2,097,171 2,098,842 2,101,063 2,107,128 108,326 97,504 95,119 90,108 5.2 4.6 4.5 4.3

Minnesota

3,044,630 3,105,640 3,047,901 3,100,406 136,773 120,563 126,363 117,059 4.5 3.9 4.1 3.8

Mississippi

1,277,881 1,270,862 1,282,275 1,272,447 65,727 56,621 64,981 54,593 5.1 4.5 5.1 4.3

Missouri

3,048,744 3,033,976 3,050,596 3,037,457 142,585 120,415 126,045 114,852 4.7 4.0 4.1 3.8

Montana

518,503 521,325 521,103 520,926 24,421 26,087 24,208 24,409 4.7 5.0 4.6 4.7

Nebraska

1,001,242 1,007,961 1,003,042 1,010,960 32,877 29,412 30,273 29,410 3.3 2.9 3.0 2.9

Nevada

1,449,971 1,491,889 1,451,513 1,494,636 77,052 75,003 74,613 73,451 5.3 5.0 5.1 4.9

New Hampshire

743,711 748,258 745,746 753,057 24,257 22,434 22,809 22,114 3.3 3.0 3.1 2.9

New Jersey

4,517,426 4,499,469 4,515,753 4,470,219 226,708 219,438 206,573 209,144 5.0 4.9 4.6 4.7

New Mexico

927,333 938,821 925,719 935,556 60,797 51,263 58,140 47,399 6.6 5.5 6.3 5.1

New York

9,678,410 9,676,154 9,711,006 9,633,503 509,705 495,252 452,962 458,395 5.3 5.1 4.7 4.8

New York City

4,239,029 4,273,939 4,240,501 4,245,997 211,800 185,646 187,971 177,896 5.0 4.3 4.4 4.2

North Carolina

4,904,278 4,977,233 4,933,462 4,995,869 245,129 226,746 221,850 215,431 5.0 4.6 4.5 4.3

North Dakota

410,267 409,228 411,605 408,644 14,215 13,912 13,708 13,067 3.5 3.4 3.3 3.2

Ohio

5,743,568 5,748,520 5,759,230 5,790,438 337,498 274,791 304,017 249,637 5.9 4.8 5.3 4.3

Cleveland-Elyria(2)

1,034,098 1,025,051 1,024,726 1,019,847 73,882 58,071 62,593 48,387 7.1 5.7 6.1 4.7

Oklahoma

1,818,653 1,847,424 1,826,509 1,856,982 86,677 73,596 79,598 71,452 4.8 4.0 4.4 3.8

Oregon

2,062,476 2,123,013 2,075,186 2,116,813 88,807 92,665 88,471 91,868 4.3 4.4 4.3 4.3

Pennsylvania

6,423,661 6,377,671 6,433,347 6,313,353 362,398 331,904 333,171 290,438 5.6 5.2 5.2 4.6

Rhode Island

550,484 556,333 549,211 555,334 28,584 29,495 26,644 26,546 5.2 5.3 4.9 4.8

South Carolina

2,294,785 2,322,659 2,299,337 2,323,624 106,193 106,386 91,254 94,310 4.6 4.6 4.0 4.1

South Dakota

449,201 456,659 451,562 457,982 16,867 17,932 16,418 16,381 3.8 3.9 3.6 3.6

Tennessee

3,173,471 3,231,438 3,184,423 3,235,016 143,397 117,633 129,301 111,761 4.5 3.6 4.1 3.5

Texas

13,493,966 13,810,899 13,517,746 13,834,783 653,124 569,955 613,327 569,437 4.8 4.1 4.5 4.1

Utah

1,540,096 1,584,495 1,545,451 1,589,247 55,920 52,916 53,757 52,731 3.6 3.3 3.5 3.3

Vermont

343,284 347,658 344,221 349,517 12,092 10,608 12,023 10,635 3.5 3.1 3.5 3.0

Virginia

4,276,758 4,326,959 4,307,443 4,348,371 179,163 143,345 167,999 144,276 4.2 3.3 3.9 3.3

Washington

3,685,135 3,764,480 3,696,726 3,766,825 198,423 200,281 182,054 185,674 5.4 5.3 4.9 4.9

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett(1)

1,642,489 1,709,409 1,644,403 1,696,087 61,791 65,818 59,205 59,030 3.8 3.9 3.6 3.5

West Virginia

773,790 785,972 771,485 778,466 47,907 50,268 43,322 46,148 6.2 6.4 5.6 5.9

Wisconsin

3,128,779 3,167,104 3,125,799 3,177,883 130,576 105,962 114,387 101,091 4.2 3.3 3.7 3.2

Wyoming

292,598 288,065 293,214 288,701 15,006 12,402 14,259 12,055 5.1 4.3 4.9 4.2

Puerto Rico

1,143,308 1,087,362 1,122,929 1,087,412 129,219 108,699 123,154 106,537 11.3 10.0 11.0 9.8

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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