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
2016 2017 2016 2017(p) March April March April
2016 2017 2016 2017(p) 2016 2017 2016 2017(p)

Alabama

2,160,907 2,186,598 2,154,477 2,179,742 129,417 116,795 113,556 95,948 6.0 5.3 5.3 4.4

Alaska

357,230 362,177 356,340 363,052 25,741 26,141 24,232 25,403 7.2 7.2 6.8 7.0

Arizona

3,223,314 3,325,030 3,220,117 3,306,951 171,025 154,153 167,967 149,731 5.3 4.6 5.2 4.5

Arkansas

1,343,609 1,343,003 1,343,967 1,353,270 54,291 47,833 48,474 41,351 4.0 3.6 3.6 3.1

California

19,085,020 19,170,133 19,030,030 19,084,489 1,104,679 976,128 1,019,131 862,514 5.8 5.1 5.4 4.5

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale(1)

5,031,990 5,106,080 5,027,660 5,105,585 264,153 222,499 249,033 210,668 5.2 4.4 5.0 4.1

Colorado

2,874,045 2,930,687 2,871,961 2,944,747 111,638 72,430 101,832 63,962 3.9 2.5 3.5 2.2

Connecticut

1,890,541 1,909,144 1,881,896 1,910,623 110,688 97,900 99,967 89,186 5.9 5.1 5.3 4.7

Delaware

474,004 474,960 473,738 475,546 21,451 22,066 20,229 21,635 4.5 4.6 4.3 4.5

District of Columbia

391,324 397,076 391,221 398,051 23,501 22,549 21,130 21,611 6.0 5.7 5.4 5.4

Florida

9,790,964 10,086,302 9,766,559 10,091,311 466,631 438,840 450,261 406,061 4.8 4.4 4.6 4.0

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall(1)

1,327,319 1,348,841 1,334,630 1,386,084 73,544 72,636 71,833 69,742 5.5 5.4 5.4 5.0

Georgia

4,894,135 5,015,061 4,880,700 5,013,074 260,822 240,887 245,777 234,534 5.3 4.8 5.0 4.7

Hawaii

681,602 696,951 681,793 696,235 20,494 18,168 20,394 18,026 3.0 2.6 3.0 2.6

Idaho

806,071 817,729 807,610 815,117 35,407 31,732 31,401 24,687 4.4 3.9 3.9 3.0

Illinois

6,568,081 6,463,692 6,537,340 6,418,910 419,163 304,280 380,480 280,843 6.4 4.7 5.8 4.4

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights(1)

3,823,236 3,741,208 3,805,743 3,705,628 240,745 158,222 229,416 157,304 6.3 4.2 6.0 4.2

Indiana

3,327,600 3,308,595 3,331,392 3,314,986 170,289 129,544 148,441 89,706 5.1 3.9 4.5 2.7

Iowa

1,698,856 1,685,521 1,699,546 1,687,084 67,435 57,342 58,931 48,896 4.0 3.4 3.5 2.9

Kansas

1,484,973 1,479,944 1,479,812 1,478,278 62,200 54,586 56,154 51,905 4.2 3.7 3.8 3.5

Kentucky

1,983,653 2,070,951 1,979,563 2,081,294 108,376 112,711 91,540 100,574 5.5 5.4 4.6 4.8

Louisiana

2,127,347 2,111,671 2,127,276 2,117,468 128,087 114,770 121,287 118,711 6.0 5.4 5.7 5.6

Maine

677,706 692,123 680,347 693,734 30,469 24,715 27,289 23,364 4.5 3.6 4.0 3.4

Maryland

3,151,868 3,209,986 3,143,001 3,203,638 139,770 138,257 126,511 125,308 4.4 4.3 4.0 3.9

Massachusetts

3,584,456 3,670,747 3,571,623 3,684,313 157,457 142,851 136,232 140,459 4.4 3.9 3.8 3.8

Michigan

4,825,198 4,868,082 4,786,552 4,844,325 256,851 232,391 217,050 179,848 5.3 4.8 4.5 3.7

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn(2)

2,057,356 2,089,644 2,029,683 2,077,987 113,903 105,462 93,864 82,528 5.5 5.0 4.6 4.0

Minnesota

2,997,397 3,011,903 2,991,122 3,019,047 138,515 131,532 111,721 111,388 4.6 4.4 3.7 3.7

Mississippi

1,273,091 1,287,135 1,268,078 1,289,309 71,300 59,716 65,405 54,865 5.6 4.6 5.2 4.3

Missouri

3,118,733 3,057,769 3,117,499 3,064,806 151,038 127,174 133,954 114,407 4.8 4.2 4.3 3.7

Montana

522,197 522,667 524,095 522,092 25,582 22,799 21,382 19,556 4.9 4.4 4.1 3.7

Nebraska

1,008,495 1,004,345 1,011,041 1,005,932 33,719 30,866 31,031 28,338 3.3 3.1 3.1 2.8

Nevada

1,422,063 1,435,620 1,420,601 1,437,641 86,979 67,567 83,327 66,577 6.1 4.7 5.9 4.6

New Hampshire

744,820 750,456 741,348 747,700 23,501 23,868 20,652 20,714 3.2 3.2 2.8 2.8

New Jersey

4,539,380 4,507,083 4,522,552 4,507,535 245,237 194,110 228,488 174,241 5.4 4.3 5.1 3.9

New Mexico

922,098 931,569 921,721 931,826 60,404 61,684 57,581 57,982 6.6 6.6 6.2 6.2

New York

9,650,167 9,615,267 9,576,980 9,619,346 488,592 420,231 439,358 405,569 5.1 4.4 4.6 4.2

New York City

4,175,756 4,224,392 4,133,635 4,209,316 224,473 173,232 200,091 165,406 5.4 4.1 4.8 3.9

North Carolina

4,871,358 4,944,301 4,855,395 4,913,814 245,221 230,898 228,678 209,165 5.0 4.7 4.7 4.3

North Dakota

411,486 419,304 413,236 418,769 16,909 14,264 14,068 11,253 4.1 3.4 3.4 2.7

Ohio

5,713,377 5,737,980 5,706,644 5,751,625 304,346 301,164 272,309 252,679 5.3 5.2 4.8 4.4

Cleveland-Elyria(2)

1,026,672 1,025,161 1,030,670 1,035,109 55,962 66,802 51,949 55,916 5.5 6.5 5.0 5.4

Oklahoma

1,832,534 1,835,770 1,824,356 1,817,894 87,435 77,129 82,586 72,098 4.8 4.2 4.5 4.0

Oregon

2,034,388 2,068,526 2,037,794 2,086,215 106,457 84,481 98,075 73,513 5.2 4.1 4.8 3.5

Pennsylvania

6,474,709 6,418,764 6,459,383 6,450,292 369,891 326,383 334,738 302,537 5.7 5.1 5.2 4.7

Rhode Island

548,781 551,344 547,325 550,775 32,590 25,896 27,892 22,573 5.9 4.7 5.1 4.1

South Carolina

2,289,595 2,322,491 2,295,233 2,318,629 117,246 94,003 107,506 83,960 5.1 4.0 4.7 3.6

South Dakota

449,225 454,651 450,583 456,094 14,162 14,585 12,268 13,422 3.2 3.2 2.7 2.9

Tennessee

3,105,299 3,177,380 3,106,445 3,164,460 139,548 146,702 130,382 116,256 4.5 4.6 4.2 3.7

Texas

13,239,718 13,514,563 13,236,855 13,506,742 590,841 675,615 564,001 611,739 4.5 5.0 4.3 4.5

Utah

1,494,937 1,558,253 1,495,938 1,559,678 57,383 52,453 52,210 49,709 3.8 3.4 3.5 3.2

Vermont

343,344 347,191 340,472 341,852 12,458 11,987 11,567 11,215 3.6 3.5 3.4 3.3

Virginia

4,237,899 4,293,840 4,226,469 4,305,264 170,973 162,118 152,750 154,521 4.0 3.8 3.6 3.6

Washington

3,624,428 3,684,389 3,613,072 3,673,663 210,755 177,559 190,589 157,813 5.8 4.8 5.3 4.3

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett(1)

1,615,595 1,652,355 1,617,598 1,647,393 70,159 52,107 59,669 47,710 4.3 3.2 3.7 2.9

West Virginia

776,928 770,989 782,789 780,996 53,243 42,824 47,580 38,759 6.9 5.6 6.1 5.0

Wisconsin

3,103,663 3,110,559 3,098,029 3,121,819 146,817 115,128 127,379 93,323 4.7 3.7 4.1 3.0

Wyoming

301,721 301,932 301,994 297,353 18,172 14,566 17,953 12,718 6.0 4.8 5.9 4.3

Puerto Rico

1,126,982 1,127,107 1,127,448 1,119,900 137,705 123,479 127,927 128,469 12.2 11.0 11.3 11.5

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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