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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
July August Number Percent of labor force
2021 2022 2021 2022(p) July August July August
2021 2022 2021 2022(p) 2021 2022 2021 2022(p)

Alabama

2,255,528 2,308,923 2,245,334 2,306,560 85,891 73,318 82,441 67,004 3.8 3.2 3.7 2.9

Alaska

362,453 365,440 359,758 364,785 21,759 15,491 18,955 12,794 6.0 4.2 5.3 3.5

Arizona

3,519,661 3,586,200 3,513,363 3,619,730 182,824 142,363 166,745 152,627 5.2 4.0 4.7 4.2

Arkansas

1,343,593 1,367,088 1,331,975 1,352,183 59,653 57,019 50,414 47,980 4.4 4.2 3.8 3.5

California

19,081,613 19,239,758 18,990,256 19,288,261 1,480,069 754,073 1,374,022 782,707 7.8 3.9 7.2 4.1

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale(1)

5,046,951 4,974,961 4,993,362 4,945,947 483,649 251,168 446,869 243,235 9.6 5.0 8.9 4.9

Colorado

3,177,549 3,253,325 3,175,446 3,266,884 176,942 113,262 165,350 108,449 5.6 3.5 5.2 3.3

Connecticut

1,891,831 1,927,182 1,864,498 1,906,473 124,717 84,518 114,662 82,469 6.6 4.4 6.1 4.3

Delaware

501,925 503,507 497,862 500,982 29,243 22,995 28,017 22,968 5.8 4.6 5.6 4.6

District of Columbia

392,284 390,465 383,310 380,648 29,775 20,943 28,115 20,097 7.6 5.4 7.3 5.3

Florida

10,385,704 10,712,431 10,374,194 10,766,134 500,252 304,478 473,963 300,865 4.8 2.8 4.6 2.8

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall(1)

1,325,268 1,318,324 1,308,338 1,335,706 69,840 29,887 66,812 30,570 5.3 2.3 5.1 2.3

Georgia

5,192,025 5,259,494 5,158,958 5,237,674 209,567 153,074 201,504 163,404 4.0 2.9 3.9 3.1

Hawaii

674,113 675,007 673,276 680,053 38,032 25,200 37,379 24,496 5.6 3.7 5.6 3.6

Idaho

926,261 963,151 922,038 968,749 31,851 25,280 30,696 26,457 3.4 2.6 3.3 2.7

Illinois

6,394,644 6,516,439 6,335,094 6,483,598 422,720 310,529 389,056 314,288 6.6 4.8 6.1 4.8

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights(1)

3,762,335 3,805,215 3,722,599 3,812,710 274,311 186,216 244,632 190,863 7.3 4.9 6.6 5.0

Indiana

3,349,919 3,447,591 3,308,618 3,412,014 124,616 120,138 109,042 104,303 3.7 3.5 3.3 3.1

Iowa

1,699,347 1,711,855 1,674,750 1,695,907 73,198 47,026 69,118 48,451 4.3 2.7 4.1 2.9

Kansas

1,520,255 1,511,086 1,490,142 1,480,203 62,942 51,202 51,492 45,405 4.1 3.4 3.5 3.1

Kentucky

2,051,488 2,067,036 2,037,637 2,062,812 107,437 86,614 91,362 76,652 5.2 4.2 4.5 3.7

Louisiana

2,097,486 2,117,482 2,068,823 2,080,221 131,583 96,454 115,064 78,755 6.3 4.6 5.6 3.8

Maine

701,377 690,424 696,997 682,888 32,534 18,940 29,612 19,894 4.6 2.7 4.2 2.9

Maryland

3,227,749 3,241,112 3,199,120 3,232,364 196,691 135,660 199,286 141,257 6.1 4.2 6.2 4.4

Massachusetts

3,800,680 3,780,667 3,793,118 3,775,122 224,291 129,259 204,735 131,926 5.9 3.4 5.4 3.5

Michigan

4,842,176 4,891,855 4,829,141 4,890,030 330,664 210,074 295,866 196,826 6.8 4.3 6.1 4.0

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn(2)

2,150,195 2,129,121 2,149,787 2,133,936 158,204 74,243 144,277 75,375 7.4 3.5 6.7 3.5

Minnesota

3,047,417 3,093,292 3,031,310 3,075,841 96,546 63,778 93,906 65,838 3.2 2.1 3.1 2.1

Mississippi

1,271,420 1,279,945 1,251,533 1,257,220 81,941 56,516 71,385 47,200 6.4 4.4 5.7 3.8

Missouri

3,088,737 3,076,852 3,054,037 3,057,503 140,485 90,285 134,234 92,465 4.5 2.9 4.4 3.0

Montana

557,529 573,172 556,245 574,850 17,868 15,003 16,973 15,073 3.2 2.6 3.1 2.6

Nebraska

1,060,328 1,068,788 1,048,591 1,061,900 28,718 26,920 25,771 23,669 2.7 2.5 2.5 2.2

Nevada

1,510,053 1,537,499 1,500,037 1,567,299 111,094 76,830 101,233 81,578 7.4 5.0 6.7 5.2

New Hampshire

765,883 779,194 761,431 782,799 26,733 15,048 24,730 17,878 3.5 1.9 3.2 2.3

New Jersey

4,739,260 4,692,497 4,686,989 4,718,496 328,706 176,165 299,946 173,277 6.9 3.8 6.4 3.7

New Mexico

951,815 942,825 947,646 941,908 74,895 44,035 66,821 41,419 7.9 4.7 7.1 4.4

New York

9,573,626 9,586,986 9,506,794 9,574,806 682,237 457,291 636,875 473,541 7.1 4.8 6.7 4.9

New York City

4,094,350 4,010,239 4,065,240 4,023,888 411,559 261,644 385,347 274,087 10.1 6.5 9.5 6.8

North Carolina

5,007,308 5,157,636 4,968,061 5,114,815 255,432 190,090 240,286 199,869 5.1 3.7 4.8 3.9

North Dakota

412,655 414,041 409,664 413,650 13,880 9,014 13,340 9,111 3.4 2.2 3.3 2.2

Ohio

5,833,043 5,842,574 5,796,274 5,799,223 317,399 254,255 281,094 249,677 5.4 4.4 4.8 4.3

Cleveland-Elyria(2)

1,042,684 1,054,234 1,022,846 1,052,796 65,880 54,229 58,071 48,986 6.3 5.1 5.7 4.7

Oklahoma

1,860,867 1,889,148 1,843,589 1,882,920 75,337 60,823 65,060 63,550 4.0 3.2 3.5 3.4

Oregon

2,160,021 2,212,209 2,159,313 2,217,815 111,470 86,629 109,017 95,391 5.2 3.9 5.0 4.3

Pennsylvania

6,505,229 6,503,686 6,440,085 6,501,043 455,999 303,369 426,164 310,647 7.0 4.7 6.6 4.8

Rhode Island

579,244 579,230 574,147 581,053 36,746 17,840 34,821 22,784 6.3 3.1 6.1 3.9

South Carolina

2,396,502 2,388,593 2,375,571 2,386,185 103,670 76,857 99,711 77,249 4.3 3.2 4.2 3.2

South Dakota

474,871 483,515 472,502 481,663 13,882 10,042 14,960 11,602 2.9 2.1 3.2 2.4

Tennessee

3,362,110 3,391,509 3,331,141 3,354,025 154,790 134,426 137,895 116,989 4.6 4.0 4.1 3.5

Texas

14,252,822 14,603,777 14,237,859 14,541,496 831,463 632,432 781,301 607,121 5.8 4.3 5.5 4.2

Utah

1,687,831 1,732,176 1,685,422 1,740,903 46,796 35,165 46,413 36,473 2.8 2.0 2.8 2.1

Vermont

333,090 341,288 330,761 340,448 10,877 7,172 10,681 6,848 3.3 2.1 3.2 2.0

Virginia

4,324,041 4,389,253 4,271,233 4,352,979 179,567 127,576 169,047 137,331 4.2 2.9 4.0 3.2

Washington

3,935,387 3,997,225 3,925,294 4,003,609 209,591 141,651 200,712 163,088 5.3 3.5 5.1 4.1

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett(1)

1,716,356 1,772,535 1,717,744 1,763,339 80,444 52,372 71,481 55,409 4.7 3.0 4.2 3.1

West Virginia

798,503 803,361 794,368 797,138 39,864 33,638 38,484 34,419 5.0 4.2 4.8 4.3

Wisconsin

3,183,068 3,142,959 3,158,846 3,124,442 123,757 105,133 116,029 103,165 3.9 3.3 3.7 3.3

Wyoming

293,611 290,526 291,269 290,243 12,652 8,615 11,388 9,035 4.3 3.0 3.9 3.1

Puerto Rico

1,162,417 1,155,839 1,183,991 1,168,505 107,951 66,214 108,209 70,143 9.3 5.7 9.1 6.0

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.

Last Modified Date: September 16, 2022