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

Alabama

2,159,095 2,170,164 2,177,701 2,187,123 116,430 90,602 137,606 113,407 5.4 4.2 6.3 5.2

Alaska

361,669 367,677 367,755 373,827 23,829 24,994 24,922 26,128 6.6 6.8 6.8 7.0

Arizona

3,220,802 3,300,203 3,239,204 3,315,560 163,739 165,404 183,455 175,400 5.1 5.0 5.7 5.3

Arkansas

1,348,027 1,364,495 1,361,968 1,390,525 52,655 45,676 57,869 51,680 3.9 3.3 4.2 3.7

California

19,021,893 19,061,992 19,106,981 19,145,674 941,445 806,265 1,060,958 937,364 4.9 4.2 5.6 4.9

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale(1)

5,022,855 5,097,586 5,020,648 5,102,609 242,896 206,603 270,265 229,843 4.8 4.1 5.4 4.5

Colorado

2,871,881 2,957,573 2,910,847 2,996,788 93,353 71,855 107,876 77,856 3.3 2.4 3.7 2.6

Connecticut

1,895,569 1,930,159 1,913,076 1,954,854 97,111 92,742 103,749 100,624 5.1 4.8 5.4 5.1

Delaware

471,888 474,675 477,351 481,313 19,240 20,783 22,505 24,115 4.1 4.4 4.7 5.0

District of Columbia

388,784 400,536 394,651 404,935 21,042 21,951 24,938 25,823 5.4 5.5 6.3 6.4

Florida

9,819,355 10,131,353 9,825,069 10,142,085 445,147 405,582 497,771 438,732 4.5 4.0 5.1 4.3

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall(1)

1,333,460 1,387,287 1,324,933 1,374,880 69,007 64,925 73,568 67,481 5.2 4.7 5.6 4.9

Georgia

4,898,019 5,034,235 4,914,807 5,058,064 241,857 237,316 273,846 256,927 4.9 4.7 5.6 5.1

Hawaii

681,018 692,125 686,621 694,930 20,261 19,078 24,984 22,460 3.0 2.8 3.6 3.2

Idaho

812,838 821,085 824,595 829,163 27,316 22,576 30,153 22,708 3.4 2.7 3.7 2.7

Illinois

6,516,889 6,437,920 6,610,567 6,548,143 342,972 275,066 393,374 329,269 5.3 4.3 6.0 5.0

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights(1)

3,787,318 3,740,776 3,862,266 3,826,039 203,515 153,919 240,548 193,342 5.4 4.1 6.2 5.1

Indiana

3,342,323 3,333,416 3,367,532 3,375,602 140,717 93,554 153,573 104,820 4.2 2.8 4.6 3.1

Iowa

1,697,251 1,680,290 1,716,732 1,704,127 56,466 48,904 65,910 54,484 3.3 2.9 3.8 3.2

Kansas

1,475,236 1,468,991 1,498,331 1,494,493 57,046 54,505 68,046 59,820 3.9 3.7 4.5 4.0

Kentucky

1,991,254 2,078,886 2,017,049 2,090,932 96,565 98,194 107,207 118,769 4.8 4.7 5.3 5.7

Louisiana

2,126,138 2,103,892 2,155,187 2,123,048 124,825 115,878 149,501 124,864 5.9 5.5 6.9 5.9

Maine

685,895 696,670 702,058 712,383 25,865 24,537 26,416 25,955 3.8 3.5 3.8 3.6

Maryland

3,151,996 3,203,889 3,190,270 3,258,161 125,543 125,972 142,976 138,380 4.0 3.9 4.5 4.2

Massachusetts

3,569,607 3,686,201 3,628,844 3,729,449 131,194 152,466 145,385 162,524 3.7 4.1 4.0 4.4

Michigan

4,834,360 4,868,861 4,877,133 4,889,522 218,781 179,602 251,290 195,161 4.5 3.7 5.2 4.0

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn(2)

2,053,841 2,088,619 2,074,843 2,086,284 97,170 75,265 118,349 77,278 4.7 3.6 5.7 3.7

Minnesota

2,995,353 3,028,333 3,020,836 3,068,871 98,186 101,908 119,516 112,434 3.3 3.4 4.0 3.7

Mississippi

1,279,090 1,296,835 1,292,264 1,305,107 75,602 69,095 87,736 79,321 5.9 5.3 6.8 6.1

Missouri

3,119,644 3,058,239 3,152,760 3,084,792 130,546 124,033 155,158 120,536 4.2 4.1 4.9 3.9

Montana

526,760 523,761 534,086 532,137 19,465 18,812 22,468 20,249 3.7 3.6 4.2 3.8

Nebraska

1,013,004 1,008,062 1,023,027 1,019,060 29,932 28,238 35,621 31,227 3.0 2.8 3.5 3.1

Nevada

1,423,834 1,440,808 1,427,966 1,445,851 80,669 66,839 84,989 69,997 5.7 4.6 6.0 4.8

New Hampshire

743,011 748,103 754,888 760,213 20,206 20,474 21,559 20,225 2.7 2.7 2.9 2.7

New Jersey

4,524,636 4,507,247 4,570,417 4,547,748 224,726 188,537 236,030 196,033 5.0 4.2 5.2 4.3

New Mexico

919,658 927,379 932,354 938,625 58,612 56,803 70,024 63,318 6.4 6.1 7.5 6.7

New York

9,566,693 9,614,907 9,644,655 9,739,671 414,684 410,183 455,409 440,982 4.3 4.3 4.7 4.5

New York City

4,114,497 4,201,720 4,127,738 4,220,679 189,985 178,035 214,248 185,731 4.6 4.2 5.2 4.4

North Carolina

4,872,058 4,921,137 4,877,332 4,917,303 227,259 212,792 252,690 208,449 4.7 4.3 5.2 4.2

North Dakota

417,037 417,854 425,186 425,407 12,292 8,284 14,765 10,675 2.9 2.0 3.5 2.5

Ohio

5,713,907 5,771,430 5,754,452 5,830,760 250,260 266,002 286,907 312,842 4.4 4.6 5.0 5.4

Cleveland-Elyria(2)

1,023,975 1,038,817 1,037,092 1,055,777 50,038 60,243 59,098 67,229 4.9 5.8 5.7 6.4

Oklahoma

1,822,419 1,813,034 1,839,619 1,827,093 89,887 83,847 99,152 88,429 4.9 4.6 5.4 4.8

Oregon

2,043,391 2,105,730 2,074,431 2,130,689 94,466 69,590 109,759 85,596 4.6 3.3 5.3 4.0

Pennsylvania

6,484,977 6,479,922 6,521,308 6,511,190 343,548 336,560 370,348 329,780 5.3 5.2 5.7 5.1

Rhode Island

548,407 550,786 556,175 561,084 28,907 20,142 28,574 23,385 5.3 3.7 5.1 4.2

South Carolina

2,301,982 2,318,362 2,329,058 2,346,877 103,766 83,647 122,678 98,632 4.5 3.6 5.3 4.2

South Dakota

453,250 456,611 461,502 464,174 11,951 13,185 12,784 13,936 2.6 2.9 2.8 3.0

Tennessee

3,119,543 3,152,504 3,168,941 3,195,906 130,525 90,745 166,315 133,828 4.2 2.9 5.2 4.2

Texas

13,245,519 13,450,012 13,319,665 13,464,322 566,379 591,992 662,948 631,068 4.3 4.4 5.0 4.7

Utah

1,504,567 1,569,484 1,519,515 1,583,512 50,903 51,066 57,738 61,470 3.4 3.3 3.8 3.9

Vermont

342,550 342,190 349,875 347,195 10,313 10,082 12,015 10,799 3.0 2.9 3.4 3.1

Virginia

4,240,815 4,321,660 4,258,789 4,365,235 158,991 164,111 178,517 171,140 3.7 3.8 4.2 3.9

Washington

3,625,231 3,675,332 3,655,602 3,720,051 190,151 159,034 196,498 165,687 5.2 4.3 5.4 4.5

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett(1)

1,618,175 1,646,369 1,625,945 1,639,881 62,389 52,637 67,587 61,693 3.9 3.2 4.2 3.8

West Virginia

785,503 780,657 795,837 795,465 45,348 32,239 48,771 40,206 5.8 4.1 6.1 5.1

Wisconsin

3,106,700 3,136,471 3,164,710 3,206,796 119,416 88,059 141,330 110,577 3.8 2.8 4.5 3.4

Wyoming

302,387 296,884 308,256 300,684 17,102 12,276 17,119 12,151 5.7 4.1 5.6 4.0

Puerto Rico

1,130,852 1,103,366 1,108,392 1,087,821 127,305 113,284 119,781 102,258 11.3 10.3 10.8 9.4

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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