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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
March April Number Percent of labor force
2019 2020 2019 2020(p) March April March April
2019 2020 2019 2020(p) 2019 2020 2019 2020(p)

Alabama

2,246,183 2,227,113 2,235,992 2,195,170 77,314 67,046 58,992 290,998 3.4 3.0 2.6 13.3

Alaska

345,061 340,653 343,620 334,747 23,455 19,953 21,609 45,980 6.8 5.9 6.3 13.7

Arizona

3,521,017 3,588,453 3,504,642 3,541,277 165,883 220,450 157,118 458,154 4.7 6.1 4.5 12.9

Arkansas

1,358,425 1,378,026 1,359,511 1,310,898 47,229 66,943 41,249 134,572 3.5 4.9 3.0 10.3

California

19,393,147 19,192,116 19,238,934 18,519,433 864,141 1,106,405 733,781 2,989,198 4.5 5.8 3.8 16.1

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale(1)

5,116,385 4,996,564 5,077,081 4,759,763 229,562 327,503 205,882 968,385 4.5 6.6 4.1 20.3

Colorado

3,114,112 3,120,125 3,109,558 3,046,679 97,015 167,668 85,675 364,834 3.1 5.4 2.8 12.0

Connecticut

1,896,122 1,920,978 1,886,447 1,761,770 75,987 69,052 62,637 140,663 4.0 3.6 3.3 8.0

Delaware

486,109 477,155 486,111 463,346 17,869 24,084 16,882 68,510 3.7 5.0 3.5 14.8

District of Columbia

409,447 421,750 409,186 403,204 22,965 24,835 20,741 44,838 5.6 5.9 5.1 11.1

Florida

10,264,830 10,320,947 10,229,389 9,406,704 330,228 446,380 298,056 1,253,979 3.2 4.3 2.9 13.3

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall(1)

1,366,682 1,317,241 1,383,594 1,215,918 38,833 50,060 34,190 144,294 2.8 3.8 2.5 11.9

Georgia

5,102,935 5,167,293 5,064,999 4,872,842 182,864 233,410 158,519 596,017 3.6 4.5 3.1 12.2

Hawaii

665,482 667,544 663,211 633,025 17,942 15,049 17,225 148,980 2.7 2.3 2.6 23.5

Idaho

870,361 889,902 872,118 881,126 30,707 27,030 25,898 104,199 3.5 3.0 3.0 11.8

Illinois

6,458,721 6,267,000 6,413,186 6,115,743 286,272 262,659 234,005 1,032,810 4.4 4.2 3.6 16.9

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights(1)

3,729,765 3,746,491 3,699,535 3,639,494 143,941 176,979 130,568 640,336 3.9 4.7 3.5 17.6

Indiana

3,391,157 3,273,454 3,373,458 3,230,276 126,893 104,961 96,412 553,940 3.7 3.2 2.9 17.1

Iowa

1,723,627 1,716,518 1,724,077 1,708,648 55,431 61,910 42,760 183,215 3.2 3.6 2.5 10.7

Kansas

1,476,085 1,501,963 1,473,233 1,495,940 49,849 43,497 41,220 174,016 3.4 2.9 2.8 11.6

Kentucky

2,072,300 2,066,706 2,063,511 2,056,469 97,348 110,123 80,609 331,023 4.7 5.3 3.9 16.1

Louisiana

2,082,795 2,129,078 2,082,577 1,928,325 85,628 135,115 78,569 280,233 4.1 6.3 3.8 14.5

Maine

685,242 688,274 685,039 655,667 26,477 25,057 22,976 73,818 3.9 3.6 3.4 11.3

Maryland

3,239,714 3,276,247 3,226,095 3,036,946 121,415 114,717 103,809 306,034 3.7 3.5 3.2 10.1

Massachusetts

3,801,221 3,763,557 3,784,300 3,386,216 124,631 111,438 103,672 538,660 3.3 3.0 2.7 15.9

Michigan

4,937,472 4,899,683 4,884,834 4,576,253 228,961 197,754 179,338 1,089,279 4.6 4.0 3.7 23.8

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn(2)

2,158,185 2,165,074 2,124,913 1,929,715 100,870 100,381 78,881 471,785 4.7 4.6 3.7 24.4

Minnesota

3,090,439 3,086,604 3,085,711 3,052,783 121,301 107,672 94,899 262,518 3.9 3.5 3.1 8.6

Mississippi

1,269,582 1,268,451 1,267,432 1,191,786 64,742 60,590 60,185 186,051 5.1 4.8 4.7 15.6

Missouri

3,068,119 3,138,290 3,060,323 3,032,362 112,909 123,340 82,667 296,394 3.7 3.9 2.7 9.8

Montana

527,703 535,146 528,624 518,439 22,162 22,642 17,703 61,461 4.2 4.2 3.3 11.9

Nebraska

1,029,235 1,059,311 1,031,872 1,058,500 34,777 44,580 30,397 91,220 3.4 4.2 2.9 8.6

Nevada

1,530,663 1,561,501 1,531,684 1,424,696 62,206 107,252 59,974 424,605 4.1 6.9 3.9 29.8

New Hampshire

770,508 764,208 765,976 713,552 22,725 21,078 19,243 122,573 2.9 2.8 2.5 17.2

New Jersey

4,450,191 4,565,536 4,422,942 4,455,935 164,678 168,965 124,804 707,163 3.7 3.7 2.8 15.9

New Mexico

945,164 962,996 944,960 912,946 45,161 60,045 41,959 103,972 4.8 6.2 4.4 11.4

New York

9,529,122 9,431,634 9,449,425 9,042,703 400,570 400,782 342,246 1,357,286 4.2 4.2 3.6 15.0

New York City

4,104,356 3,976,657 4,062,716 3,733,165 174,953 160,969 150,740 543,672 4.3 4.0 3.7 14.6

North Carolina

5,072,312 4,979,418 5,050,492 4,675,542 203,528 212,807 178,912 585,304 4.0 4.3 3.5 12.5

North Dakota

399,926 402,720 401,447 405,229 12,136 10,807 9,963 37,311 3.0 2.7 2.5 9.2

Ohio

5,774,816 5,729,866 5,752,958 5,676,170 244,786 311,030 202,345 989,327 4.2 5.4 3.5 17.4

Cleveland-Elyria(2)

1,036,143 1,001,147 1,041,403 1,004,957 44,343 71,348 37,502 232,626 4.3 7.1 3.6 23.1

Oklahoma

1,837,114 1,827,638 1,828,940 1,765,229 59,370 53,922 50,819 251,894 3.2 3.0 2.8 14.3

Oregon

2,096,772 2,104,141 2,092,686 2,101,681 94,455 81,967 80,230 311,793 4.5 3.9 3.8 14.8

Pennsylvania

6,431,249 6,500,739 6,400,636 6,406,424 275,015 381,669 226,869 995,168 4.3 5.9 3.5 15.5

Rhode Island

549,669 560,847 548,414 523,111 21,490 27,927 17,630 93,319 3.9 5.0 3.2 17.8

South Carolina

2,370,345 2,403,025 2,363,633 2,369,620 79,731 72,853 60,382 289,686 3.4 3.0 2.6 12.2

South Dakota

459,822 465,585 460,099 468,288 16,563 15,725 15,271 51,298 3.6 3.4 3.3 11.0

Tennessee

3,330,420 3,381,975 3,323,559 3,217,232 116,176 109,312 96,887 482,905 3.5 3.2 2.9 15.0

Texas

13,976,212 14,031,076 13,922,611 12,931,307 489,883 718,736 417,640 1,687,248 3.5 5.1 3.0 13.0

Utah

1,590,434 1,622,006 1,590,603 1,596,305 48,291 65,980 42,102 164,164 3.0 4.1 2.6 10.3

Vermont

343,679 339,886 340,621 347,914 9,206 11,615 8,649 58,492 2.7 3.4 2.5 16.8

Virginia

4,392,682 4,445,359 4,380,461 4,306,921 131,359 147,817 106,476 465,888 3.0 3.3 2.4 10.8

Washington

3,889,343 3,895,060 3,875,503 3,932,156 187,240 209,204 160,332 622,779 4.8 5.4 4.1 15.8

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett(1)

1,728,706 1,719,235 1,716,736 1,705,664 52,310 96,975 40,918 277,468 3.0 5.6 2.4 16.3

West Virginia

784,130 812,584 789,799 775,157 41,124 50,094 35,643 122,798 5.2 6.2 4.5 15.8

Wisconsin

3,096,679 3,073,342 3,082,421 3,072,892 117,577 103,192 97,631 449,312 3.8 3.4 3.2 14.6

Wyoming

289,806 293,605 288,723 294,311 11,211 12,754 9,980 28,208 3.9 4.3 3.5 9.6

Puerto Rico

1,073,349 - 1,081,928 - 99,258 - 84,380 - 9.2 - 7.8 -

Footnotes
(1) Metropolitan division.
(2) Metropolitan statistical area.
(p) Preliminary

- Data not available.
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.

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