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
May June Number Percent of labor force
2017 2018 2017 2018(p) May June May June
2017 2018 2017 2018(p) 2017 2018 2017 2018(p)

Alabama

2,163,796 2,194,490 2,180,163 2,226,756 86,255 81,511 105,578 110,321 4.0 3.7 4.8 5.0

Alaska

363,941 360,833 370,665 363,958 25,680 25,085 26,832 24,483 7.1 7.0 7.2 6.7

Arizona

3,288,898 3,363,884 3,306,901 3,365,843 153,047 132,707 167,703 163,007 4.7 3.9 5.1 4.8

Arkansas

1,358,442 1,350,631 1,374,820 1,363,752 48,170 47,668 54,092 53,910 3.5 3.5 3.9 4.0

California

19,213,327 19,268,270 19,296,724 19,356,180 846,642 712,769 931,754 869,417 4.4 3.7 4.8 4.5

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale(1)

5,092,293 5,128,246 5,101,231 5,141,866 225,610 208,244 244,605 247,167 4.4 4.1 4.8 4.8

Colorado

2,963,182 3,074,492 3,004,021 3,115,806 75,693 74,560 87,832 93,191 2.6 2.4 2.9 3.0

Connecticut

1,930,665 1,903,930 1,942,078 1,916,971 89,792 80,819 93,578 86,452 4.7 4.2 4.8 4.5

Delaware

475,357 484,832 481,712 491,712 20,587 16,689 23,782 20,017 4.3 3.4 4.9 4.1

District of Columbia

398,908 408,402 404,318 412,386 23,115 21,065 26,479 24,531 5.8 5.2 6.5 5.9

Florida

10,120,621 10,270,192 10,127,782 10,289,809 408,129 345,444 438,687 398,901 4.0 3.4 4.3 3.9

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall(1)

1,392,720 1,403,441 1,377,043 1,398,364 65,846 55,707 67,914 57,701 4.7 4.0 4.9 4.1

Georgia

5,049,359 5,150,698 5,064,169 5,186,465 231,718 181,943 251,964 216,880 4.6 3.5 5.0 4.2

Hawaii

685,360 687,101 688,732 690,720 16,218 13,452 20,077 18,960 2.4 2.0 2.9 2.7

Idaho

830,137 853,366 842,216 862,866 23,117 21,528 24,444 22,756 2.8 2.5 2.9 2.6

Illinois

6,460,273 6,468,648 6,561,649 6,559,734 283,455 228,303 332,530 294,744 4.4 3.5 5.1 4.5

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights(1)

3,772,672 3,714,370 3,848,479 3,794,029 168,688 121,447 206,226 164,268 4.5 3.3 5.4 4.3

Indiana

3,331,502 3,404,582 3,363,853 3,434,626 106,122 109,296 117,535 125,283 3.2 3.2 3.5 3.6

Iowa

1,675,398 1,676,016 1,694,169 1,706,228 48,400 37,011 54,020 43,187 2.9 2.2 3.2 2.5

Kansas

1,469,649 1,471,523 1,493,738 1,497,901 52,027 47,655 57,904 54,342 3.5 3.2 3.9 3.6

Kentucky

2,061,615 2,076,235 2,084,973 2,098,570 102,602 87,381 113,516 104,234 5.0 4.2 5.4 5.0

Louisiana

2,106,872 2,130,459 2,135,588 2,155,532 107,667 100,224 124,813 130,733 5.1 4.7 5.8 6.1

Maine

697,339 703,583 712,435 717,872 24,007 21,316 23,820 22,954 3.4 3.0 3.3 3.2

Maryland

3,209,731 3,217,883 3,248,859 3,263,653 125,682 125,014 140,659 146,267 3.9 3.9 4.3 4.5

Massachusetts

3,642,292 3,789,505 3,702,764 3,857,877 135,023 126,872 148,385 150,148 3.7 3.3 4.0 3.9

Michigan

4,865,026 4,926,166 4,916,534 4,952,111 187,178 187,147 219,021 213,639 3.8 3.8 4.5 4.3

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn(2)

2,092,693 2,117,369 2,110,396 2,127,557 70,630 77,821 86,053 92,883 3.4 3.7 4.1 4.4

Minnesota

3,057,119 3,109,192 3,083,747 3,132,913 94,737 77,317 106,407 91,369 3.1 2.5 3.5 2.9

Mississippi

1,285,731 1,293,385 1,295,654 1,303,469 69,030 65,814 78,429 74,715 5.4 5.1 6.1 5.7

Missouri

3,059,214 3,076,402 3,083,797 3,112,524 111,943 101,737 116,807 108,940 3.7 3.3 3.8 3.5

Montana

525,675 521,275 533,305 529,245 18,368 15,516 21,186 18,667 3.5 3.0 4.0 3.5

Nebraska

1,010,223 1,016,726 1,019,112 1,026,131 28,038 28,268 31,769 31,546 2.8 2.8 3.1 3.1

Nevada

1,458,009 1,496,135 1,464,510 1,499,411 72,036 62,701 76,933 66,737 4.9 4.2 5.3 4.5

New Hampshire

742,475 755,073 754,737 769,537 18,892 19,574 19,852 20,122 2.5 2.6 2.6 2.6

New Jersey

4,514,399 4,441,929 4,567,931 4,530,094 198,466 163,994 210,912 195,918 4.4 3.7 4.6 4.3

New Mexico

921,490 932,224 932,737 946,138 53,839 37,903 63,038 48,732 5.8 4.1 6.8 5.2

New York

9,690,531 9,628,113 9,794,282 9,804,779 428,582 356,238 453,016 410,636 4.4 3.7 4.6 4.2

New York City

4,211,570 4,189,574 4,221,614 4,231,393 182,785 144,486 192,237 180,177 4.3 3.4 4.6 4.3

North Carolina

4,940,145 5,020,059 4,953,758 5,043,226 213,136 184,690 225,938 212,051 4.3 3.7 4.6 4.2

North Dakota

416,201 408,165 424,286 414,033 8,908 9,004 11,630 11,950 2.1 2.2 2.7 2.9

Ohio

5,776,692 5,813,804 5,836,256 5,870,522 265,194 241,166 302,370 309,467 4.6 4.1 5.2 5.3

Cleveland-Elyria(2)

1,029,479 1,026,415 1,044,736 1,050,490 56,679 50,457 63,463 64,370 5.5 4.9 6.1 6.1

Oklahoma

1,824,733 1,858,927 1,845,536 1,880,166 80,509 72,226 86,017 74,823 4.4 3.9 4.7 4.0

Oregon

2,089,234 2,102,938 2,117,704 2,117,464 77,134 73,290 90,393 84,165 3.7 3.5 4.3 4.0

Pennsylvania

6,438,733 6,347,859 6,475,415 6,448,436 312,702 233,645 323,923 283,130 4.9 3.7 5.0 4.4

Rhode Island

548,914 558,444 558,213 566,041 22,013 21,472 23,617 20,515 4.0 3.8 4.2 3.6

South Carolina

2,313,013 2,301,963 2,342,219 2,334,600 87,929 65,304 104,015 83,764 3.8 2.8 4.4 3.6

South Dakota

455,458 458,568 462,908 466,374 14,297 13,072 14,936 13,703 3.1 2.9 3.2 2.9

Tennessee

3,183,073 3,247,144 3,223,651 3,298,160 102,832 96,347 130,786 135,823 3.2 3.0 4.1 4.1

Texas

13,498,726 13,834,278 13,543,364 13,845,515 557,907 515,130 608,310 582,939 4.1 3.7 4.5 4.2

Utah

1,554,142 1,591,726 1,569,111 1,601,141 49,692 44,512 56,908 55,803 3.2 2.8 3.6 3.5

Vermont

342,257 347,536 349,061 353,058 9,669 9,204 10,786 10,450 2.8 2.6 3.1 3.0

Virginia

4,319,367 4,372,392 4,344,810 4,409,574 157,840 125,242 167,807 143,604 3.7 2.9 3.9 3.3

Washington

3,702,170 3,752,549 3,736,856 3,775,141 165,916 163,904 172,147 168,579 4.5 4.4 4.6 4.5

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett(1)

1,648,432 1,677,197 1,651,785 1,679,532 57,825 57,025 65,770 63,957 3.5 3.4 4.0 3.8

West Virginia

776,842 788,169 789,105 794,285 35,645 40,161 41,176 42,791 4.6 5.1 5.2 5.4

Wisconsin

3,139,778 3,169,716 3,200,865 3,228,044 95,809 82,276 116,128 110,867 3.1 2.6 3.6 3.4

Wyoming

292,045 284,520 298,178 289,364 11,502 10,384 12,007 11,745 3.9 3.6 4.0 4.1

Puerto Rico

1,099,152 1,094,762 1,083,576 1,106,570 113,067 101,736 101,712 101,536 10.3 9.3 9.4 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. 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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