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
2017 2018 2017 2018(p) April May April May
2017 2018 2017 2018(p) 2017 2018 2017 2018(p)

Alabama

2,171,702 2,193,308 2,163,796 2,194,378 89,137 76,151 86,255 81,749 4.1 3.5 4.0 3.7

Alaska

358,437 357,994 363,941 361,038 26,236 26,934 25,680 25,103 7.3 7.5 7.1 7.0

Arizona

3,293,061 3,373,474 3,288,898 3,362,129 153,625 147,390 153,047 132,653 4.7 4.4 4.7 3.9

Arkansas

1,352,393 1,347,998 1,358,442 1,349,338 43,094 45,858 48,170 47,543 3.2 3.4 3.5 3.5

California

19,240,604 19,246,059 19,213,327 19,266,046 902,414 739,014 846,642 711,537 4.7 3.8 4.4 3.7

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale(1)

5,106,537 5,136,797 5,092,293 5,130,442 226,748 207,713 225,610 206,846 4.4 4.0 4.4 4.0

Colorado

2,955,181 3,057,975 2,963,182 3,073,077 76,319 79,283 75,693 74,531 2.6 2.6 2.6 2.4

Connecticut

1,921,392 1,884,854 1,930,665 1,903,769 89,980 80,466 89,792 80,919 4.7 4.3 4.7 4.3

Delaware

476,851 483,690 475,357 484,933 21,618 17,952 20,587 16,670 4.5 3.7 4.3 3.4

District of Columbia

399,234 408,753 398,908 408,983 22,272 20,532 23,115 21,104 5.6 5.0 5.8 5.2

Florida

10,091,093 10,202,550 10,120,621 10,270,841 398,973 347,903 408,129 345,124 4.0 3.4 4.0 3.4

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall(1)

1,396,688 1,400,930 1,392,720 1,403,471 65,840 59,455 65,846 55,663 4.7 4.2 4.7 4.0

Georgia

5,041,112 5,140,436 5,049,359 5,149,749 228,457 188,589 231,718 181,827 4.5 3.7 4.6 3.5

Hawaii

688,671 688,876 685,360 686,730 16,578 13,285 16,218 13,404 2.4 1.9 2.4 2.0

Idaho

822,734 845,902 830,137 853,247 26,478 23,959 23,117 21,546 3.2 2.8 2.8 2.5

Illinois

6,462,314 6,448,363 6,460,273 6,468,858 291,942 233,043 283,455 228,259 4.5 3.6 4.4 3.5

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights(1)

3,755,838 3,706,656 3,772,672 3,713,798 174,070 131,904 168,688 121,391 4.6 3.6 4.5 3.3

Indiana

3,317,416 3,371,914 3,331,502 3,406,833 99,519 99,098 106,122 109,270 3.0 2.9 3.2 3.2

Iowa

1,679,203 1,672,615 1,675,398 1,676,976 51,050 42,355 48,400 37,029 3.0 2.5 2.9 2.2

Kansas

1,472,812 1,466,884 1,469,649 1,470,847 50,296 47,053 52,027 47,831 3.4 3.2 3.5 3.3

Kentucky

2,059,556 2,073,040 2,061,615 2,076,198 98,936 81,050 102,602 86,594 4.8 3.9 5.0 4.2

Louisiana

2,109,716 2,139,825 2,106,872 2,130,914 106,015 91,846 107,667 100,337 5.0 4.3 5.1 4.7

Maine

692,797 697,190 697,339 703,470 24,305 21,447 24,007 21,299 3.5 3.1 3.4 3.0

Maryland

3,202,113 3,208,069 3,209,731 3,216,820 122,990 123,902 125,682 125,447 3.8 3.9 3.9 3.9

Massachusetts

3,646,782 3,751,378 3,642,292 3,789,531 130,569 123,195 135,023 126,878 3.6 3.3 3.7 3.3

Michigan

4,829,355 4,879,003 4,865,026 4,925,940 181,556 194,126 187,178 187,197 3.8 4.0 3.8 3.8

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn(2)

2,076,197 2,093,167 2,092,693 2,117,708 69,782 76,063 70,630 77,836 3.4 3.6 3.4 3.7

Minnesota

3,051,011 3,100,740 3,057,119 3,109,058 104,572 96,766 94,737 76,781 3.4 3.1 3.1 2.5

Mississippi

1,279,466 1,278,096 1,285,731 1,293,066 58,631 53,951 69,030 65,958 4.6 4.2 5.4 5.1

Missouri

3,061,521 3,050,540 3,059,214 3,076,794 108,193 101,099 111,943 101,966 3.5 3.3 3.7 3.3

Montana

522,610 519,214 525,675 521,179 20,324 18,978 18,368 15,486 3.9 3.7 3.5 3.0

Nebraska

1,007,564 1,013,431 1,010,223 1,016,909 28,336 28,850 28,038 28,395 2.8 2.8 2.8 2.8

Nevada

1,452,558 1,493,980 1,458,009 1,495,119 74,195 71,680 72,036 62,418 5.1 4.8 4.9 4.2

New Hampshire

740,783 751,166 742,475 755,176 19,388 20,402 18,892 19,588 2.6 2.7 2.5 2.6

New Jersey

4,509,912 4,437,141 4,514,399 4,441,543 191,918 180,529 198,466 163,978 4.3 4.1 4.4 3.7

New Mexico

924,811 933,827 921,490 933,527 53,916 41,389 53,839 37,878 5.8 4.4 5.8 4.1

New York

9,687,025 9,620,036 9,690,531 9,627,528 421,390 418,211 428,582 356,305 4.4 4.3 4.4 3.7

New York City

4,217,219 4,212,738 4,211,570 4,188,992 175,946 171,625 182,785 144,517 4.2 4.1 4.3 3.4

North Carolina

4,924,665 4,983,756 4,940,145 5,019,980 203,092 185,590 213,136 184,582 4.1 3.7 4.3 3.7

North Dakota

413,430 406,679 416,201 407,825 10,998 11,697 8,908 8,997 2.7 2.9 2.1 2.2

Ohio

5,761,735 5,787,859 5,776,692 5,813,989 266,262 234,030 265,194 241,290 4.6 4.0 4.6 4.2

Cleveland-Elyria(2)

1,039,267 1,035,381 1,029,479 1,025,669 55,746 46,089 56,679 50,479 5.4 4.5 5.5 4.9

Oklahoma

1,822,182 1,849,346 1,824,733 1,857,567 72,604 69,664 80,509 72,120 4.0 3.8 4.4 3.9

Oregon

2,085,262 2,102,390 2,089,234 2,104,074 79,461 80,700 77,134 73,428 3.8 3.8 3.7 3.5

Pennsylvania

6,431,950 6,323,416 6,438,733 6,348,830 290,893 253,225 312,702 233,594 4.5 4.0 4.9 3.7

Rhode Island

548,149 555,650 548,914 558,642 22,297 22,458 22,013 21,420 4.1 4.0 4.0 3.8

South Carolina

2,304,377 2,296,738 2,313,013 2,302,016 84,561 64,142 87,929 65,264 3.7 2.8 3.8 2.8

South Dakota

452,900 457,701 455,458 458,182 14,570 15,744 14,297 13,064 3.2 3.4 3.1 2.9

Tennessee

3,182,553 3,250,129 3,183,073 3,247,611 107,501 92,318 102,832 96,750 3.4 2.8 3.2 3.0

Texas

13,527,232 13,863,075 13,498,726 13,836,477 559,386 520,621 557,907 515,248 4.1 3.8 4.1 3.7

Utah

1,545,898 1,586,549 1,554,142 1,594,522 49,594 48,326 49,692 44,455 3.2 3.0 3.2 2.8

Vermont

340,810 346,279 342,257 347,486 10,986 10,316 9,669 9,155 3.2 3.0 2.8 2.6

Virginia

4,312,146 4,350,333 4,319,367 4,373,043 150,014 122,596 157,840 125,396 3.5 2.8 3.7 2.9

Washington

3,693,551 3,741,740 3,702,170 3,753,803 162,273 164,932 165,916 165,028 4.4 4.4 4.5 4.4

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett(1)

1,647,507 1,684,147 1,648,432 1,677,595 52,465 51,948 57,825 57,398 3.2 3.1 3.5 3.4

West Virginia

778,528 783,770 776,842 788,225 38,533 42,374 35,645 40,136 4.9 5.4 4.6 5.1

Wisconsin

3,129,780 3,170,192 3,139,778 3,167,299 97,378 85,308 95,809 82,173 3.1 2.7 3.1 2.6

Wyoming

291,377 285,890 292,045 284,825 12,295 11,262 11,502 10,845 4.2 3.9 3.9 3.8

Puerto Rico

1,115,404 1,090,577 1,099,152 1,094,762 128,146 101,870 113,067 101,736 11.5 9.3 10.3 9.3

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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