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
2017 2018 2017 2018(p) June July June July
2017 2018 2017 2018(p) 2017 2018 2017 2018(p)

Alabama

2,180,163 2,225,120 2,173,759 2,217,317 105,578 110,048 100,246 97,933 4.8 4.9 4.6 4.4

Alaska

370,665 363,827 373,884 366,894 26,832 24,462 24,848 21,157 7.2 6.7 6.6 5.8

Arizona

3,306,901 3,363,110 3,309,906 3,372,669 167,703 162,787 169,559 169,444 5.1 4.8 5.1 5.0

Arkansas

1,374,820 1,364,026 1,373,322 1,363,795 54,092 53,936 57,080 51,924 3.9 4.0 4.2 3.8

California

19,296,724 19,356,142 19,413,562 19,469,466 931,754 870,246 995,611 856,485 4.8 4.5 5.1 4.4

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale(1)

5,101,231 5,141,478 5,152,986 5,173,790 244,605 248,589 273,428 261,850 4.8 4.8 5.3 5.1

Colorado

3,004,021 3,116,839 3,019,606 3,126,246 87,832 93,059 84,207 95,383 2.9 3.0 2.8 3.1

Connecticut

1,942,078 1,916,798 1,951,246 1,944,139 93,578 86,282 94,974 86,605 4.8 4.5 4.9 4.5

Delaware

481,712 491,740 483,010 493,123 23,782 20,028 23,342 20,624 4.9 4.1 4.8 4.2

District of Columbia

404,318 412,394 407,291 414,525 26,479 24,509 26,933 24,833 6.5 5.9 6.6 6.0

Florida

10,127,782 10,291,445 10,164,624 10,318,381 438,687 399,312 444,483 408,440 4.3 3.9 4.4 4.0

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall(1)

1,377,043 1,397,499 1,402,620 1,396,544 67,914 57,745 68,949 59,984 4.9 4.1 4.9 4.3

Georgia

5,064,169 5,185,232 5,090,447 5,193,945 251,964 217,017 255,534 209,118 5.0 4.2 5.0 4.0

Hawaii

688,732 690,740 688,438 689,962 20,077 19,115 16,219 15,111 2.9 2.8 2.4 2.2

Idaho

842,216 863,020 845,036 866,508 24,444 22,753 24,691 23,877 2.9 2.6 2.9 2.8

Illinois

6,561,649 6,558,494 6,567,081 6,562,531 332,530 294,591 335,872 280,237 5.1 4.5 5.1 4.3

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights(1)

3,848,479 3,792,256 3,844,615 3,796,807 206,226 164,219 204,102 154,339 5.4 4.3 5.3 4.1

Indiana

3,363,853 3,432,332 3,355,414 3,442,520 117,535 125,197 120,612 121,567 3.5 3.6 3.6 3.5

Iowa

1,694,169 1,707,150 1,698,474 1,713,849 54,020 43,151 51,144 41,746 3.2 2.5 3.0 2.4

Kansas

1,493,738 1,497,663 1,501,319 1,500,562 57,904 54,549 62,362 59,350 3.9 3.6 4.2 4.0

Kentucky

2,084,973 2,101,161 2,071,239 2,091,128 113,516 104,854 110,880 102,650 5.4 5.0 5.4 4.9

Louisiana

2,135,588 2,155,127 2,136,012 2,160,283 124,813 130,594 119,626 126,813 5.8 6.1 5.6 5.9

Maine

712,435 717,973 720,418 728,217 23,820 22,971 23,499 23,869 3.3 3.2 3.3 3.3

Maryland

3,248,859 3,266,061 3,274,692 3,284,997 140,659 145,631 140,435 146,315 4.3 4.5 4.3 4.5

Massachusetts

3,702,764 3,857,394 3,713,111 3,893,015 148,385 150,125 148,026 153,090 4.0 3.9 4.0 3.9

Michigan

4,916,534 4,954,030 4,942,077 4,950,174 219,021 213,493 268,290 239,419 4.5 4.3 5.4 4.8

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn(2)

2,110,396 2,128,604 2,138,047 2,137,190 86,053 92,825 107,913 107,906 4.1 4.4 5.0 5.0

Minnesota

3,083,747 3,133,173 3,097,084 3,137,518 106,407 91,467 102,342 85,440 3.5 2.9 3.3 2.7

Mississippi

1,295,654 1,303,216 1,293,157 1,304,105 78,429 74,833 75,197 69,524 6.1 5.7 5.8 5.3

Missouri

3,083,797 3,111,518 3,087,860 3,111,852 116,807 108,538 128,665 117,348 3.8 3.5 4.2 3.8

Montana

533,305 529,862 535,948 533,248 21,186 18,708 19,530 17,201 4.0 3.5 3.6 3.2

Nebraska

1,019,112 1,026,280 1,022,611 1,031,647 31,769 31,677 32,315 31,608 3.1 3.1 3.2 3.1

Nevada

1,464,510 1,499,837 1,470,436 1,512,538 76,933 67,026 75,576 67,630 5.3 4.5 5.1 4.5

New Hampshire

754,737 769,988 759,632 775,492 19,852 20,129 19,741 20,701 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.7

New Jersey

4,567,931 4,531,405 4,586,978 4,581,457 210,912 196,016 234,116 218,099 4.6 4.3 5.1 4.8

New Mexico

932,737 946,180 932,069 943,004 63,038 48,745 62,198 47,547 6.8 5.2 6.7 5.0

New York

9,794,282 9,803,502 9,858,475 9,834,720 453,016 410,500 485,742 417,771 4.6 4.2 4.9 4.2

New York City

4,221,614 4,230,385 4,263,610 4,257,483 192,237 180,112 214,568 187,391 4.6 4.3 5.0 4.4

North Carolina

4,953,758 5,041,296 4,988,088 5,052,714 225,938 212,181 237,962 206,069 4.6 4.2 4.8 4.1

North Dakota

424,286 414,233 423,222 411,778 11,630 11,947 9,731 9,899 2.7 2.9 2.3 2.4

Ohio

5,836,256 5,872,504 5,864,866 5,849,707 302,370 309,470 310,257 284,440 5.2 5.3 5.3 4.9

Cleveland-Elyria(2)

1,044,736 1,049,551 1,056,494 1,060,633 63,463 64,358 63,768 58,345 6.1 6.1 6.0 5.5

Oklahoma

1,845,536 1,880,837 1,839,879 1,872,416 86,017 74,913 79,646 68,089 4.7 4.0 4.3 3.6

Oregon

2,117,704 2,119,545 2,134,577 2,137,197 90,393 84,155 95,339 85,016 4.3 4.0 4.5 4.0

Pennsylvania

6,475,415 6,448,404 6,514,475 6,501,697 323,923 283,168 344,024 291,781 5.0 4.4 5.3 4.5

Rhode Island

558,213 566,120 561,995 571,460 23,617 20,632 26,292 23,337 4.2 3.6 4.7 4.1

South Carolina

2,342,219 2,334,208 2,342,714 2,336,709 104,015 83,848 104,779 82,192 4.4 3.6 4.5 3.5

South Dakota

462,908 466,085 463,056 466,174 14,936 13,706 14,479 12,350 3.2 2.9 3.1 2.6

Tennessee

3,223,651 3,297,457 3,230,978 3,297,513 130,786 135,358 125,904 133,443 4.1 4.1 3.9 4.0

Texas

13,543,364 13,844,974 13,571,881 13,840,527 608,310 582,961 604,241 556,630 4.5 4.2 4.5 4.0

Utah

1,569,111 1,601,557 1,570,778 1,601,011 56,908 55,798 52,995 51,851 3.6 3.5 3.4 3.2

Vermont

349,061 353,081 350,175 352,240 10,786 10,501 10,730 10,271 3.1 3.0 3.1 2.9

Virginia

4,344,810 4,409,193 4,367,600 4,420,443 167,807 143,473 169,970 130,052 3.9 3.3 3.9 2.9

Washington

3,736,856 3,773,212 3,756,579 3,798,646 172,147 167,628 174,245 160,875 4.6 4.4 4.6 4.2

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett(1)

1,651,785 1,678,859 1,654,880 1,695,828 65,770 63,615 67,175 61,509 4.0 3.8 4.1 3.6

West Virginia

789,105 794,141 785,049 788,595 41,176 42,808 39,644 42,698 5.2 5.4 5.0 5.4

Wisconsin

3,200,865 3,227,678 3,201,145 3,216,112 116,128 111,250 108,410 101,165 3.6 3.4 3.4 3.1

Wyoming

298,178 289,410 297,426 289,031 12,007 11,762 11,094 10,932 4.0 4.1 3.7 3.8

Puerto Rico

1,083,576 1,106,570 1,091,104 1,105,128 101,712 101,536 113,848 105,410 9.4 9.2 10.4 9.5

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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