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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
November December Number Percent of labor force
2021 2022 2021 2022(p) November December November December
2021 2022 2021 2022(p) 2021 2022 2021 2022(p)

Alabama

2,256,694 2,287,325 2,249,968 2,284,705 58,866 54,460 59,223 51,645 2.6 2.4 2.6 2.3

Alaska

359,883 356,997 358,926 357,502 19,216 15,243 18,586 14,969 5.3 4.3 5.2 4.2

Arizona

3,549,254 3,638,190 3,536,972 3,642,051 113,525 130,713 104,124 117,092 3.2 3.6 2.9 3.2

Arkansas

1,334,229 1,346,605 1,330,940 1,344,018 34,193 40,735 35,898 39,470 2.6 3.0 2.7 2.9

California

19,129,013 19,221,458 19,041,028 19,220,972 988,408 777,043 913,303 716,249 5.2 4.0 4.8 3.7

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale(1)

5,027,374 4,948,797 4,980,229 4,927,679 310,400 221,675 278,848 215,515 6.2 4.5 5.6 4.4

Colorado

3,184,714 3,257,021 3,184,396 3,229,977 125,142 107,695 114,622 89,526 3.9 3.3 3.6 2.8

Connecticut

1,872,194 1,896,539 1,855,780 1,882,348 81,514 66,274 75,286 58,909 4.4 3.5 4.1 3.1

Delaware

497,828 495,541 499,290 494,354 20,186 20,234 20,385 19,877 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.0

District of Columbia

387,907 370,433 383,122 370,762 22,142 16,525 19,706 16,843 5.7 4.5 5.1 4.5

Florida

10,443,334 10,770,171 10,452,212 10,775,173 339,321 276,246 301,198 236,770 3.2 2.6 2.9 2.2

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall(1)

1,320,592 1,322,139 1,320,238 1,343,886 43,283 19,784 39,190 19,459 3.3 1.5 3.0 1.4

Georgia

5,227,324 5,256,585 5,235,548 5,258,315 151,516 147,520 150,215 141,838 2.9 2.8 2.9 2.7

Hawaii

677,620 673,742 678,211 675,860 31,538 26,416 29,515 24,031 4.7 3.9 4.4 3.6

Idaho

923,828 965,425 922,062 958,570 25,693 25,261 24,225 22,548 2.8 2.6 2.6 2.4

Illinois

6,386,585 6,416,518 6,371,891 6,382,192 275,705 282,241 270,793 267,397 4.3 4.4 4.2 4.2

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights(1)

3,758,599 3,801,035 3,779,864 3,777,215 167,523 171,952 159,362 162,718 4.5 4.5 4.2 4.3

Indiana

3,314,714 3,397,027 3,289,362 3,398,327 72,337 96,888 49,475 83,107 2.2 2.9 1.5 2.4

Iowa

1,680,211 1,709,010 1,680,583 1,702,556 53,327 48,427 59,381 51,751 3.2 2.8 3.5 3.0

Kansas

1,501,811 1,506,485 1,493,120 1,516,314 32,523 37,331 29,276 39,199 2.2 2.5 2.0 2.6

Kentucky

2,062,734 2,043,491 2,060,990 2,039,805 78,955 76,652 79,765 68,404 3.8 3.8 3.9 3.4

Louisiana

2,071,852 2,103,985 2,061,712 2,091,398 83,122 61,710 73,584 70,011 4.0 2.9 3.6 3.3

Maine

675,060 666,079 672,934 666,741 25,978 23,287 23,592 22,855 3.8 3.5 3.5 3.4

Maryland

3,203,506 3,171,678 3,199,841 3,194,131 159,874 111,813 149,245 102,193 5.0 3.5 4.7 3.2

Massachusetts

3,770,869 3,716,814 3,763,429 3,712,433 159,898 107,741 155,428 119,667 4.2 2.9 4.1 3.2

Michigan

4,798,984 4,848,178 4,787,712 4,844,991 190,863 169,173 199,169 186,123 4.0 3.5 4.2 3.8

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn(2)

2,135,252 2,106,174 2,134,360 2,118,919 90,378 62,013 89,737 69,913 4.2 2.9 4.2 3.3

Minnesota

3,032,983 3,064,103 3,044,101 3,076,179 66,209 62,080 79,778 90,873 2.2 2.0 2.6 3.0

Mississippi

1,249,663 1,240,948 1,249,710 1,238,977 45,034 45,169 44,198 42,452 3.6 3.6 3.5 3.4

Missouri

3,067,104 3,065,562 3,067,289 3,072,892 99,570 72,615 104,116 70,944 3.2 2.4 3.4 2.3

Montana

555,830 565,835 552,309 566,515 14,202 12,383 14,290 13,479 2.6 2.2 2.6 2.4

Nebraska

1,057,965 1,062,929 1,053,545 1,061,478 18,057 22,816 18,552 24,423 1.7 2.1 1.8 2.3

Nevada

1,493,684 1,551,731 1,484,272 1,558,931 69,199 79,791 64,089 76,926 4.6 5.1 4.3 4.9

New Hampshire

755,514 769,710 755,049 775,940 19,303 19,389 17,920 19,142 2.6 2.5 2.4 2.5

New Jersey

4,641,588 4,732,244 4,650,220 4,731,550 211,312 141,588 198,059 147,077 4.6 3.0 4.3 3.1

New Mexico

953,309 945,009 954,846 937,512 53,708 33,915 49,633 31,475 5.6 3.6 5.2 3.4

New York

9,347,999 9,453,068 9,322,127 9,436,995 454,916 354,358 420,494 362,977 4.9 3.7 4.5 3.8

New York City

3,984,173 3,983,265 3,971,798 3,988,022 279,469 208,418 264,533 212,248 7.0 5.2 6.7 5.3

North Carolina

5,008,793 5,116,575 4,993,364 5,089,679 186,830 192,849 160,670 163,346 3.7 3.8 3.2 3.2

North Dakota

405,661 402,725 402,487 403,004 10,549 7,469 11,937 8,940 2.6 1.9 3.0 2.2

Ohio

5,753,180 5,707,509 5,731,474 5,722,975 213,184 187,433 206,497 203,480 3.7 3.3 3.6 3.6

Cleveland-Elyria(2)

1,022,507 1,021,510 1,011,298 1,015,001 45,151 43,292 46,329 35,260 4.4 4.2 4.6 3.5

Oklahoma

1,860,799 1,893,141 1,847,217 1,882,716 44,914 56,380 39,714 49,449 2.4 3.0 2.1 2.6

Oregon

2,170,411 2,185,247 2,162,903 2,176,198 79,012 93,558 77,422 98,007 3.6 4.3 3.6 4.5

Pennsylvania

6,368,072 6,415,111 6,303,482 6,442,442 303,714 221,260 277,460 225,528 4.8 3.4 4.4 3.5

Rhode Island

574,747 574,176 570,621 567,047 23,046 19,666 19,635 13,112 4.0 3.4 3.4 2.3

South Carolina

2,365,142 2,356,400 2,371,018 2,359,973 75,441 63,923 79,238 70,343 3.2 2.7 3.3 3.0

South Dakota

471,563 476,708 467,498 474,089 12,003 9,547 12,862 10,558 2.5 2.0 2.8 2.2

Tennessee

3,358,423 3,300,377 3,366,777 3,286,597 103,210 108,004 103,520 96,624 3.1 3.3 3.1 2.9

Texas

14,393,136 14,704,057 14,369,567 14,720,000 651,011 543,883 608,019 530,622 4.5 3.7 4.2 3.6

Utah

1,707,720 1,767,210 1,701,096 1,774,925 33,035 35,972 31,229 35,995 1.9 2.0 1.8 2.0

Vermont

329,546 337,945 328,117 340,092 8,361 8,089 8,341 9,099 2.5 2.4 2.5 2.7

Virginia

4,268,312 4,340,872 4,272,370 4,362,123 120,348 128,369 117,116 114,098 2.8 3.0 2.7 2.6

Washington

3,966,632 3,987,698 3,968,555 3,997,079 154,714 166,228 157,023 176,328 3.9 4.2 4.0 4.4

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett(1)

1,725,035 1,748,623 1,736,759 1,756,133 53,565 52,209 55,108 51,096 3.1 3.0 3.2 2.9

West Virginia

790,853 788,902 789,702 782,655 26,878 27,895 27,923 26,438 3.4 3.5 3.5 3.4

Wisconsin

3,142,112 3,060,109 3,124,753 3,050,770 76,582 79,677 72,279 69,828 2.4 2.6 2.3 2.3

Wyoming

290,796 290,792 288,271 290,931 10,106 9,085 9,331 9,910 3.5 3.1 3.2 3.4

Puerto Rico

1,216,239 1,215,771 1,239,889 1,233,170 88,302 75,758 82,480 73,493 7.3 6.2 6.7 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: January 24, 2023