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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
2021 2022 2021 2022(p) March April March April
2021 2022 2021 2022(p) 2021 2022 2021 2022(p)

Alabama

2,240,631 2,281,222 2,251,429 2,270,148 81,602 56,338 74,298 47,462 3.6 2.5 3.3 2.1

Alaska

347,584 357,447 350,052 355,759 26,831 18,012 26,304 17,214 7.7 5.0 7.5 4.8

Arizona

3,507,434 3,565,120 3,500,887 3,557,400 200,107 100,022 193,423 113,051 5.7 2.8 5.5 3.2

Arkansas

1,333,827 1,353,629 1,334,092 1,356,972 63,044 43,987 55,656 43,156 4.7 3.2 4.2 3.2

California

18,800,220 19,379,086 18,761,567 19,190,197 1,622,335 827,550 1,557,726 736,562 8.6 4.3 8.3 3.8

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale(1)

4,988,683 5,072,950 4,996,030 5,029,078 519,169 248,606 512,281 238,037 10.4 4.9 10.3 4.7

Colorado

3,119,190 3,225,858 3,133,047 3,198,422 194,294 115,218 191,157 100,128 6.2 3.6 6.1 3.1

Connecticut

1,839,446 1,898,391 1,834,134 1,863,652 135,893 80,983 125,066 69,925 7.4 4.3 6.8 3.8

Delaware

496,699 498,604 497,578 498,081 29,426 23,194 28,218 21,894 5.9 4.7 5.7 4.4

District of Columbia

377,021 386,783 375,753 382,590 24,808 21,915 24,244 17,572 6.6 5.7 6.5 4.6

Florida

10,151,654 10,543,604 10,204,811 10,562,401 533,837 284,223 500,120 254,457 5.3 2.7 4.9 2.4

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall(1)

1,277,195 1,333,485 1,305,004 1,324,596 86,297 39,278 79,326 33,935 6.8 2.9 6.1 2.6

Georgia

5,186,684 5,306,837 5,168,390 5,254,815 225,608 175,630 211,587 129,256 4.3 3.3 4.1 2.5

Hawaii

659,436 669,177 662,973 669,780 38,749 22,933 38,280 23,933 5.9 3.4 5.8 3.6

Idaho

908,745 944,732 909,676 940,664 40,922 29,120 35,918 24,105 4.5 3.1 3.9 2.6

Illinois

6,257,339 6,458,029 6,274,112 6,396,406 419,661 302,053 403,173 282,139 6.7 4.7 6.4 4.4

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights(1)

3,654,404 3,828,289 3,672,195 3,791,468 250,074 170,844 255,239 154,054 6.8 4.5 7.0 4.1

Indiana

3,319,913 3,364,639 3,330,221 3,357,756 152,000 92,112 131,119 72,277 4.6 2.7 3.9 2.2

Iowa

1,669,835 1,700,512 1,669,848 1,694,890 79,770 56,599 74,311 37,857 4.8 3.3 4.5 2.2

Kansas

1,487,544 1,502,146 1,486,869 1,498,358 52,025 39,957 47,838 31,185 3.5 2.7 3.2 2.1

Kentucky

2,025,059 2,071,930 2,024,226 2,055,669 103,623 87,834 87,655 69,991 5.1 4.2 4.3 3.4

Louisiana

2,047,172 2,097,103 2,063,696 2,097,597 113,912 80,599 121,093 73,931 5.6 3.8 5.9 3.5

Maine

677,577 675,745 678,991 668,242 36,601 27,475 35,957 20,500 5.4 4.1 5.3 3.1

Maryland

3,149,626 3,208,258 3,146,253 3,180,681 188,437 139,457 180,329 109,904 6.0 4.3 5.7 3.5

Massachusetts

3,727,618 3,782,622 3,723,599 3,721,459 249,178 142,468 225,995 124,057 6.7 3.8 6.1 3.3

Michigan

4,742,773 4,852,996 4,722,624 4,810,595 314,738 217,411 292,258 204,388 6.6 4.5 6.2 4.2

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn(2)

2,091,920 2,147,792 2,077,632 2,111,067 144,840 99,480 133,137 89,168 6.9 4.6 6.4 4.2

Minnesota

3,000,619 3,083,385 3,008,051 3,071,203 132,263 85,830 112,354 49,988 4.4 2.8 3.7 1.6

Mississippi

1,252,474 1,264,314 1,255,816 1,266,336 80,113 44,173 73,728 45,521 6.4 3.5 5.9 3.6

Missouri

3,045,280 3,082,314 3,058,002 3,065,159 154,191 110,651 137,983 74,772 5.1 3.6 4.5 2.4

Montana

544,265 562,705 545,094 562,543 23,608 15,875 19,602 15,065 4.3 2.8 3.6 2.7

Nebraska

1,042,362 1,063,398 1,043,501 1,063,147 31,163 24,531 26,772 20,092 3.0 2.3 2.6 1.9

Nevada

1,516,751 1,502,972 1,512,277 1,512,720 136,196 66,155 130,043 67,591 9.0 4.4 8.6 4.5

New Hampshire

755,354 763,433 751,084 753,969 32,912 18,290 29,221 16,514 4.4 2.4 3.9 2.2

New Jersey

4,661,726 4,642,587 4,641,403 4,627,326 340,098 193,465 311,651 162,852 7.3 4.2 6.7 3.5

New Mexico

931,884 943,705 938,964 939,778 64,210 43,149 66,553 41,511 6.9 4.6 7.1 4.4

New York

9,552,051 9,438,676 9,509,804 9,398,799 789,070 443,291 731,672 392,642 8.3 4.7 7.7 4.2

New York City

4,161,200 3,987,026 4,131,468 3,945,773 469,141 242,545 451,798 228,033 11.3 6.1 10.9 5.8

North Carolina

4,927,647 5,085,550 4,926,336 5,102,548 259,442 182,202 246,840 175,278 5.3 3.6 5.0 3.4

North Dakota

403,208 406,220 404,117 407,362 19,720 13,469 17,092 10,243 4.9 3.3 4.2 2.5

Ohio

5,696,967 5,778,904 5,706,814 5,743,866 339,941 253,535 316,026 210,237 6.0 4.4 5.5 3.7

Cleveland-Elyria(2)

990,248 1,008,201 1,004,045 1,007,233 64,831 67,408 60,702 54,706 6.5 6.7 6.0 5.4

Oklahoma

1,850,247 1,883,417 1,850,570 1,862,268 80,419 55,324 82,796 51,465 4.3 2.9 4.5 2.8

Oregon

2,144,981 2,202,685 2,144,560 2,201,334 139,822 86,725 124,077 78,796 6.5 3.9 5.8 3.6

Pennsylvania

6,394,362 6,403,477 6,375,823 6,381,039 450,900 291,915 417,322 268,215 7.1 4.6 6.5 4.2

Rhode Island

565,056 569,923 564,441 563,389 34,656 16,880 31,250 15,440 6.1 3.0 5.5 2.7

South Carolina

2,357,430 2,397,595 2,350,961 2,399,753 103,402 79,309 89,231 62,900 4.4 3.3 3.8 2.6

South Dakota

462,717 473,531 465,136 473,526 16,430 12,093 15,263 10,607 3.6 2.6 3.3 2.2

Tennessee

3,304,743 3,394,097 3,304,662 3,410,648 163,521 102,137 146,548 104,829 4.9 3.0 4.4 3.1

Texas

14,143,869 14,536,411 14,150,421 14,462,593 915,304 562,546 836,773 530,214 6.5 3.9 5.9 3.7

Utah

1,667,015 1,731,075 1,664,386 1,724,650 53,054 35,574 48,602 35,121 3.2 2.1 2.9 2.0

Vermont

327,725 334,580 325,980 330,598 14,421 7,871 13,963 7,835 4.4 2.4 4.3 2.4

Virginia

4,271,427 4,339,319 4,255,479 4,330,928 193,867 117,549 167,671 109,567 4.5 2.7 3.9 2.5

Washington

3,882,427 4,049,406 3,858,704 4,015,271 239,333 173,051 207,713 142,422 6.2 4.3 5.4 3.5

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett(1)

1,712,736 1,770,583 1,701,776 1,781,054 89,810 45,204 77,294 35,852 5.2 2.6 4.5 2.0

West Virginia

777,455 785,721 786,589 791,168 48,533 31,731 44,637 28,663 6.2 4.0 5.7 3.6

Wisconsin

3,114,001 3,140,085 3,115,077 3,117,184 148,520 105,248 132,859 94,986 4.8 3.4 4.3 3.0

Wyoming

289,646 290,099 287,973 287,750 15,737 10,700 14,307 10,068 5.4 3.7 5.0 3.5

Puerto Rico

1,150,909 1,214,827 1,165,496 1,205,021 84,963 70,320 82,608 70,056 7.4 5.8 7.1 5.8

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. 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.

Last Modified Date: May 20, 2022