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
April May Number Percent of labor force
2016 2017 2016 2017(p) April May April May
2016 2017 2016 2017(p) 2016 2017 2016 2017(p)

Alabama

2,154,477 2,179,071 2,159,095 2,172,302 113,556 95,572 116,430 90,976 5.3 4.4 5.4 4.2

Alaska

356,340 363,136 361,669 367,626 24,232 25,377 23,829 25,010 6.8 7.0 6.6 6.8

Arizona

3,220,117 3,307,527 3,220,802 3,300,420 167,967 149,486 163,739 165,545 5.2 4.5 5.1 5.0

Arkansas

1,343,967 1,353,749 1,348,027 1,365,434 48,474 41,350 52,655 45,698 3.6 3.1 3.9 3.3

California

19,030,030 19,085,797 19,021,893 19,061,296 1,019,131 864,015 941,445 805,572 5.4 4.5 4.9 4.2

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale(1)

5,027,660 5,108,719 5,022,855 5,100,780 249,033 212,278 242,896 205,843 5.0 4.2 4.8 4.0

Colorado

2,871,961 2,945,374 2,871,881 2,959,849 101,832 63,885 93,353 71,933 3.5 2.2 3.3 2.4

Connecticut

1,881,896 1,910,485 1,895,569 1,930,771 99,967 89,159 97,111 92,850 5.3 4.7 5.1 4.8

Delaware

473,738 475,503 471,888 474,571 20,229 21,643 19,240 20,776 4.3 4.6 4.1 4.4

District of Columbia

391,221 397,998 388,784 400,850 21,130 21,589 21,042 21,975 5.4 5.4 5.4 5.5

Florida

9,766,559 10,095,521 9,819,355 10,129,616 450,261 409,041 445,147 404,500 4.6 4.1 4.5 4.0

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall(1)

1,334,630 1,387,407 1,333,460 1,386,709 71,833 70,407 69,007 64,843 5.4 5.1 5.2 4.7

Georgia

4,880,700 5,013,470 4,898,019 5,033,406 245,777 233,838 241,857 237,421 5.0 4.7 4.9 4.7

Hawaii

681,793 696,236 681,018 692,108 20,394 18,204 20,261 19,002 3.0 2.6 3.0 2.7

Idaho

807,610 815,215 812,838 821,236 31,401 24,662 27,316 22,586 3.9 3.0 3.4 2.8

Illinois

6,537,340 6,418,403 6,516,889 6,435,332 380,480 280,434 342,972 275,090 5.8 4.4 5.3 4.3

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights(1)

3,805,743 3,706,449 3,787,318 3,741,100 229,416 157,299 203,515 153,913 6.0 4.2 5.4 4.1

Indiana

3,331,392 3,317,169 3,342,323 3,335,278 148,441 89,785 140,717 93,470 4.5 2.7 4.2 2.8

Iowa

1,699,546 1,686,689 1,697,251 1,680,871 58,931 49,133 56,466 48,497 3.5 2.9 3.3 2.9

Kansas

1,479,812 1,478,194 1,475,236 1,468,555 56,154 51,599 57,046 54,682 3.8 3.5 3.9 3.7

Kentucky

1,979,563 2,082,112 1,991,254 2,077,060 91,540 101,438 96,565 97,409 4.6 4.9 4.8 4.7

Louisiana

2,127,276 2,116,619 2,126,138 2,103,477 121,287 118,583 124,825 116,001 5.7 5.6 5.9 5.5

Maine

680,347 693,767 685,895 696,346 27,289 23,302 25,865 24,545 4.0 3.4 3.8 3.5

Maryland

3,143,001 3,201,457 3,151,996 3,204,290 126,511 124,258 125,543 126,540 4.0 3.9 4.0 3.9

Massachusetts

3,571,623 3,684,286 3,569,607 3,686,676 136,232 140,628 131,194 152,551 3.8 3.8 3.7 4.1

Michigan

4,786,552 4,844,764 4,834,360 4,869,326 217,050 179,807 218,781 179,817 4.5 3.7 4.5 3.7

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn(2)

2,029,683 2,077,780 2,053,841 2,089,660 93,864 82,502 97,170 75,331 4.6 4.0 4.7 3.6

Minnesota

2,991,122 3,020,462 2,995,353 3,026,785 111,721 112,337 98,186 102,046 3.7 3.7 3.3 3.4

Mississippi

1,268,078 1,289,551 1,279,090 1,296,628 65,405 54,982 75,602 68,984 5.2 4.3 5.9 5.3

Missouri

3,117,499 3,064,062 3,119,644 3,059,676 133,954 113,421 130,546 124,198 4.3 3.7 4.2 4.1

Montana

524,095 522,272 526,760 523,993 21,382 19,687 19,465 18,695 4.1 3.8 3.7 3.6

Nebraska

1,011,041 1,006,026 1,013,004 1,008,258 31,031 28,297 29,932 28,201 3.1 2.8 3.0 2.8

Nevada

1,420,601 1,436,610 1,423,834 1,438,876 83,327 66,755 80,669 66,784 5.9 4.6 5.7 4.6

New Hampshire

741,348 747,732 743,011 748,109 20,652 20,738 20,206 20,475 2.8 2.8 2.7 2.7

New Jersey

4,522,552 4,508,103 4,524,636 4,506,181 228,488 174,559 224,726 188,285 5.1 3.9 5.0 4.2

New Mexico

921,721 931,908 919,658 927,079 57,581 57,984 58,612 56,813 6.2 6.2 6.4 6.1

New York

9,576,980 9,618,458 9,566,693 9,618,997 439,358 405,338 414,684 410,710 4.6 4.2 4.3 4.3

New York City

4,133,635 4,208,814 4,114,497 4,202,764 200,091 165,304 189,985 178,300 4.8 3.9 4.6 4.2

North Carolina

4,855,395 4,913,141 4,872,058 4,922,633 228,678 208,564 227,259 212,911 4.7 4.2 4.7 4.3

North Dakota

413,236 418,889 417,037 417,622 14,068 11,401 12,292 8,261 3.4 2.7 2.9 2.0

Ohio

5,706,644 5,750,014 5,713,907 5,771,461 272,309 252,874 250,260 266,220 4.8 4.4 4.4 4.6

Cleveland-Elyria(2)

1,030,670 1,033,868 1,023,975 1,038,711 51,949 55,950 50,038 60,293 5.0 5.4 4.9 5.8

Oklahoma

1,824,356 1,818,129 1,822,419 1,813,338 82,586 72,218 89,887 83,740 4.5 4.0 4.9 4.6

Oregon

2,037,794 2,086,147 2,043,391 2,105,948 98,075 73,432 94,466 69,494 4.8 3.5 4.6 3.3

Pennsylvania

6,459,383 6,450,613 6,484,977 6,476,898 334,738 302,450 343,548 336,285 5.2 4.7 5.3 5.2

Rhode Island

547,325 550,831 548,407 550,225 27,892 22,609 28,907 20,063 5.1 4.1 5.3 3.6

South Carolina

2,295,233 2,317,289 2,301,982 2,318,855 107,506 83,817 103,766 83,648 4.7 3.6 4.5 3.6

South Dakota

450,583 455,688 453,250 456,615 12,268 13,419 11,951 13,173 2.7 2.9 2.6 2.9

Tennessee

3,106,445 3,164,071 3,119,543 3,152,400 130,382 115,651 130,525 91,268 4.2 3.7 4.2 2.9

Texas

13,236,855 13,506,876 13,245,519 13,449,184 564,001 611,747 566,379 591,954 4.3 4.5 4.3 4.4

Utah

1,495,938 1,559,101 1,504,567 1,569,094 52,210 49,716 50,903 51,018 3.5 3.2 3.4 3.3

Vermont

340,472 341,898 342,550 341,983 11,567 11,076 10,313 9,961 3.4 3.2 3.0 2.9

Virginia

4,226,469 4,304,904 4,240,815 4,321,604 152,750 154,066 158,991 164,390 3.6 3.6 3.7 3.8

Washington

3,613,072 3,672,339 3,625,231 3,675,875 190,589 156,243 190,151 159,882 5.3 4.3 5.2 4.3

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett(1)

1,617,598 1,646,824 1,618,175 1,645,922 59,669 47,249 62,389 52,911 3.7 2.9 3.9 3.2

West Virginia

782,789 781,038 785,503 780,676 47,580 38,737 45,348 32,230 6.1 5.0 5.8 4.1

Wisconsin

3,098,029 3,121,316 3,106,700 3,136,701 127,379 93,499 119,416 87,686 4.1 3.0 3.8 2.8

Wyoming

301,994 297,399 302,387 296,629 17,953 12,747 17,102 12,257 5.9 4.3 5.7 4.1

Puerto Rico

1,127,448 1,119,900 1,130,852 1,103,366 127,927 128,469 127,305 113,284 11.3 11.5 11.3 10.3

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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