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
June July Number Percent of labor force
2016 2017 2016 2017(p) June July June July
2016 2017 2016 2017(p) 2016 2017 2016 2017(p)

Alabama

2,177,701 2,186,150 2,173,465 2,180,558 137,606 112,897 132,734 106,841 6.3 5.2 6.1 4.9

Alaska

367,755 374,057 371,272 376,646 24,922 26,100 22,540 24,738 6.8 7.0 6.1 6.6

Arizona

3,239,204 3,317,298 3,240,274 3,315,138 183,455 175,342 186,236 181,168 5.7 5.3 5.7 5.5

Arkansas

1,361,968 1,392,779 1,360,570 1,394,192 57,869 51,672 59,883 53,266 4.2 3.7 4.4 3.8

California

19,106,981 19,146,431 19,209,227 19,285,019 1,060,958 939,184 1,115,050 1,033,475 5.6 4.9 5.8 5.4

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale(1)

5,020,648 5,103,503 5,068,971 5,161,125 270,265 232,483 295,646 269,809 5.4 4.6 5.8 5.2

Colorado

2,910,847 2,997,388 2,916,061 3,022,282 107,876 77,715 98,970 76,271 3.7 2.6 3.4 2.5

Connecticut

1,913,076 1,954,464 1,924,769 1,966,918 103,749 100,529 103,538 98,584 5.4 5.1 5.4 5.0

Delaware

477,351 481,307 478,124 481,983 22,505 24,117 21,762 24,729 4.7 5.0 4.6 5.1

District of Columbia

394,651 405,058 397,407 406,106 24,938 25,768 25,186 28,101 6.3 6.4 6.3 6.9

Florida

9,825,069 10,144,177 9,879,776 10,169,893 497,771 442,536 508,776 442,144 5.1 4.4 5.1 4.3

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall(1)

1,324,933 1,374,924 1,343,295 1,401,946 73,568 68,160 73,618 67,042 5.6 5.0 5.5 4.8

Georgia

4,914,807 5,056,170 4,948,936 5,077,131 273,846 256,052 283,213 257,112 5.6 5.1 5.7 5.1

Hawaii

686,621 694,827 689,706 694,217 24,984 22,593 21,439 17,418 3.6 3.3 3.1 2.5

Idaho

824,595 829,194 827,800 833,463 30,153 22,688 30,081 23,899 3.7 2.7 3.6 2.9

Illinois

6,610,567 6,546,903 6,607,396 6,530,008 393,374 329,021 386,828 319,713 6.0 5.0 5.9 4.9

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights(1)

3,862,266 3,824,937 3,852,098 3,805,409 240,548 193,223 229,412 183,270 6.2 5.1 6.0 4.8

Indiana

3,367,532 3,373,905 3,360,615 3,374,968 153,573 104,748 147,172 116,424 4.6 3.1 4.4 3.4

Iowa

1,716,732 1,702,630 1,723,032 1,703,992 65,910 54,810 63,255 52,971 3.8 3.2 3.7 3.1

Kansas

1,498,331 1,493,813 1,502,871 1,504,191 68,046 59,939 72,640 64,672 4.5 4.0 4.8 4.3

Kentucky

2,017,049 2,091,278 2,004,794 2,077,173 107,207 119,700 103,089 122,560 5.3 5.7 5.1 5.9

Louisiana

2,155,187 2,122,483 2,152,264 2,112,097 149,501 124,741 142,515 118,702 6.9 5.9 6.6 5.6

Maine

702,058 712,565 710,901 724,091 26,416 26,007 26,109 25,073 3.8 3.6 3.7 3.5

Maryland

3,190,270 3,257,927 3,219,317 3,294,145 142,976 137,164 142,953 138,886 4.5 4.2 4.4 4.2

Massachusetts

3,628,844 3,729,964 3,634,702 3,738,156 145,385 162,588 139,969 162,958 4.0 4.4 3.9 4.4

Michigan

4,877,133 4,890,479 4,891,813 4,901,959 251,290 194,934 282,996 241,616 5.2 4.0 5.8 4.9

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn(2)

2,074,843 2,085,871 2,098,213 2,104,286 118,349 77,173 132,532 93,293 5.7 3.7 6.3 4.4

Minnesota

3,020,836 3,070,584 3,032,161 3,093,153 119,516 112,343 115,174 106,122 4.0 3.7 3.8 3.4

Mississippi

1,292,264 1,306,229 1,292,473 1,303,700 87,736 79,393 82,624 79,050 6.8 6.1 6.4 6.1

Missouri

3,152,760 3,085,454 3,145,778 3,096,906 155,158 120,004 162,471 124,840 4.9 3.9 5.2 4.0

Montana

534,086 532,220 537,115 535,627 22,468 20,326 20,466 18,551 4.2 3.8 3.8 3.5

Nebraska

1,023,027 1,018,589 1,026,937 1,022,775 35,621 31,235 35,980 30,748 3.5 3.1 3.5 3.0

Nevada

1,427,966 1,444,350 1,435,612 1,451,360 84,989 70,121 83,557 74,345 6.0 4.9 5.8 5.1

New Hampshire

754,888 760,050 761,939 763,814 21,559 20,229 21,521 19,434 2.9 2.7 2.8 2.5

New Jersey

4,570,417 4,549,942 4,591,439 4,588,472 236,030 196,364 252,733 217,050 5.2 4.3 5.5 4.7

New Mexico

932,354 937,016 932,188 929,644 70,024 63,328 69,792 65,081 7.5 6.8 7.5 7.0

New York

9,644,655 9,741,344 9,696,799 9,829,570 455,409 440,691 487,956 477,532 4.7 4.5 5.0 4.9

New York City

4,127,738 4,222,245 4,165,039 4,282,685 214,248 185,595 232,883 214,480 5.2 4.4 5.6 5.0

North Carolina

4,877,332 4,915,486 4,903,825 4,956,887 252,690 207,689 257,157 221,461 5.2 4.2 5.2 4.5

North Dakota

425,186 425,468 424,877 425,072 14,765 10,843 12,420 8,621 3.5 2.5 2.9 2.0

Ohio

5,754,452 5,833,850 5,778,517 5,846,505 286,907 312,789 289,528 322,283 5.0 5.4 5.0 5.5

Cleveland-Elyria(2)

1,037,092 1,056,355 1,052,757 1,059,725 59,098 67,205 59,057 69,772 5.7 6.4 5.6 6.6

Oklahoma

1,839,619 1,827,474 1,831,221 1,822,545 99,152 88,494 93,412 82,209 5.4 4.8 5.1 4.5

Oregon

2,074,431 2,130,484 2,084,202 2,153,370 109,759 85,335 110,678 94,643 5.3 4.0 5.3 4.4

Pennsylvania

6,521,308 6,507,324 6,572,241 6,531,473 370,348 329,741 395,273 348,425 5.7 5.1 6.0 5.3

Rhode Island

556,175 560,988 560,384 565,184 28,574 23,467 31,448 26,896 5.1 4.2 5.6 4.8

South Carolina

2,329,058 2,348,378 2,327,413 2,355,987 122,678 98,413 115,692 102,331 5.3 4.2 5.0 4.3

South Dakota

461,502 464,386 462,389 465,313 12,784 13,937 11,911 14,041 2.8 3.0 2.6 3.0

Tennessee

3,168,941 3,195,412 3,173,928 3,210,296 166,315 133,335 163,765 132,778 5.2 4.2 5.2 4.1

Texas

13,319,665 13,462,252 13,356,834 13,433,444 662,948 631,134 674,961 583,958 5.0 4.7 5.1 4.3

Utah

1,519,515 1,584,225 1,524,943 1,582,053 57,738 61,463 54,440 56,258 3.8 3.9 3.6 3.6

Vermont

349,875 347,150 351,345 349,516 12,015 10,693 11,996 10,606 3.4 3.1 3.4 3.0

Virginia

4,258,789 4,365,563 4,283,528 4,391,194 178,517 170,483 180,463 169,501 4.2 3.9 4.2 3.9

Washington

3,655,602 3,719,372 3,675,259 3,755,253 196,498 164,023 198,745 165,240 5.4 4.4 5.4 4.4

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett(1)

1,625,945 1,639,944 1,629,753 1,642,051 67,587 61,091 68,725 61,181 4.2 3.7 4.2 3.7

West Virginia

795,837 795,370 791,694 786,222 48,771 40,182 45,427 39,003 6.1 5.1 5.7 5.0

Wisconsin

3,164,710 3,205,686 3,164,480 3,203,258 141,330 111,177 131,738 106,979 4.5 3.5 4.2 3.3

Wyoming

308,256 300,631 306,926 298,160 17,119 12,168 15,458 11,420 5.6 4.0 5.0 3.8

Puerto Rico

1,108,392 1,087,821 1,125,198 1,095,817 119,781 102,258 140,449 114,108 10.8 9.4 12.5 10.4

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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