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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
August September Number Percent of labor force
2018 2019 2018 2019(p) August September August September
2018 2019 2018 2019(p) 2018 2019 2018 2019(p)

Alabama

2,189,229 2,263,576 2,192,040 2,264,712 90,385 63,655 80,600 57,115 4.1 2.8 3.7 2.5

Alaska

362,321 354,793 357,350 349,876 20,467 18,730 21,107 19,683 5.6 5.3 5.9 5.6

Arizona

3,431,669 3,578,207 3,477,406 3,598,050 176,800 198,577 171,484 160,161 5.2 5.5 4.9 4.5

Arkansas

1,352,630 1,359,599 1,353,432 1,363,963 48,951 48,750 46,919 45,693 3.6 3.6 3.5 3.4

California

19,378,108 19,425,066 19,478,378 19,564,887 836,713 810,292 756,608 688,584 4.3 4.2 3.9 3.5

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale(1)

5,122,058 5,100,309 5,151,806 5,140,572 257,546 242,781 240,751 228,772 5.0 4.8 4.7 4.5

Colorado

3,114,611 3,173,865 3,124,018 3,177,653 105,339 85,327 101,808 70,068 3.4 2.7 3.3 2.2

Connecticut

1,913,198 1,921,604 1,903,862 1,913,866 77,488 68,928 69,691 65,757 4.1 3.6 3.7 3.4

Delaware

485,125 491,379 478,645 484,936 18,779 19,954 17,069 18,200 3.9 4.1 3.6 3.8

District of Columbia

401,594 407,033 400,542 408,084 23,151 22,084 22,194 21,726 5.8 5.4 5.5 5.3

Florida

10,184,034 10,454,907 10,280,409 10,530,871 372,814 368,469 342,076 317,379 3.7 3.5 3.3 3.0

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall(1)

1,364,261 1,427,194 1,376,079 1,433,823 54,245 49,372 52,205 44,753 4.0 3.5 3.8 3.1

Georgia

5,068,005 5,099,799 5,090,466 5,112,188 204,365 188,486 182,202 156,331 4.0 3.7 3.6 3.1

Hawaii

677,025 656,896 673,932 657,846 16,642 16,802 18,180 18,166 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8

Idaho

861,882 888,346 858,931 886,486 20,331 23,338 18,905 20,312 2.4 2.6 2.2 2.3

Illinois

6,442,739 6,527,270 6,435,664 6,481,611 278,285 245,998 248,531 230,367 4.3 3.8 3.9 3.6

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights(1)

3,732,627 3,785,022 3,705,981 3,720,717 145,780 137,073 128,020 120,780 3.9 3.6 3.5 3.2

Indiana

3,379,958 3,399,531 3,370,504 3,368,659 122,735 109,117 104,423 95,416 3.6 3.2 3.1 2.8

Iowa

1,684,312 1,750,210 1,684,670 1,758,641 40,262 45,560 34,932 38,690 2.4 2.6 2.1 2.2

Kansas

1,477,155 1,484,513 1,478,994 1,491,792 51,783 50,401 44,157 41,152 3.5 3.4 3.0 2.8

Kentucky

2,045,596 2,068,539 2,054,993 2,069,724 84,537 90,176 84,562 77,802 4.1 4.4 4.1 3.8

Louisiana

2,099,916 2,089,949 2,093,336 2,095,296 114,224 102,387 102,970 95,226 5.4 4.9 4.9 4.5

Maine

713,770 706,577 697,191 688,413 20,139 14,701 19,790 15,503 2.8 2.1 2.8 2.3

Maryland

3,200,076 3,286,650 3,185,520 3,269,236 126,916 126,420 113,462 109,895 4.0 3.8 3.6 3.4

Massachusetts

3,847,405 3,886,911 3,795,770 3,816,383 124,140 110,145 115,381 110,521 3.2 2.8 3.0 2.9

Michigan

4,902,292 4,984,864 4,882,449 4,942,862 199,158 208,276 172,631 184,748 4.1 4.2 3.5 3.7

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn(2)

2,141,916 2,179,641 2,139,652 2,178,072 97,180 98,049 84,818 89,582 4.5 4.5 4.0 4.1

Minnesota

3,073,160 3,130,150 3,062,746 3,122,656 80,327 93,948 70,277 77,052 2.6 3.0 2.3 2.5

Mississippi

1,262,141 1,285,260 1,265,313 1,289,763 58,183 72,513 54,900 71,705 4.6 5.6 4.3 5.6

Missouri

3,028,933 3,105,304 3,034,664 3,125,603 100,958 104,774 78,485 73,949 3.3 3.4 2.6 2.4

Montana

535,854 540,798 528,163 531,372 17,426 15,899 16,612 15,732 3.3 2.9 3.1 3.0

Nebraska

1,023,665 1,043,554 1,013,831 1,036,039 27,538 32,003 25,238 29,693 2.7 3.1 2.5 2.9

Nevada

1,505,454 1,551,881 1,511,305 1,559,227 67,878 65,324 67,608 59,097 4.5 4.2 4.5 3.8

New Hampshire

770,239 781,778 757,972 770,239 18,539 19,753 16,354 18,096 2.4 2.5 2.2 2.3

New Jersey

4,432,697 4,526,095 4,383,803 4,510,317 186,029 155,535 164,888 145,038 4.2 3.4 3.8 3.2

New Mexico

937,988 964,708 939,873 964,575 47,020 48,789 46,039 43,600 5.0 5.1 4.9 4.5

New York

9,579,389 9,537,116 9,547,754 9,543,235 385,791 397,978 347,563 354,193 4.0 4.2 3.6 3.7

New York City

4,102,611 4,079,389 4,098,363 4,078,242 176,804 176,129 157,237 153,354 4.3 4.3 3.8 3.8

North Carolina

4,949,551 5,106,654 4,965,574 5,120,338 198,759 220,748 172,031 178,221 4.0 4.3 3.5 3.5

North Dakota

409,703 409,346 403,172 403,519 9,782 9,029 8,020 7,823 2.4 2.2 2.0 1.9

Ohio

5,762,009 5,879,181 5,730,788 5,810,893 254,959 248,247 238,820 240,319 4.4 4.2 4.2 4.1

Cleveland-Elyria(2)

1,040,848 1,048,726 1,037,428 1,042,652 52,808 42,986 46,577 42,204 5.1 4.1 4.5 4.0

Oklahoma

1,828,471 1,855,215 1,834,606 1,857,824 57,711 61,914 53,843 57,829 3.2 3.3 2.9 3.1

Oregon

2,115,832 2,139,838 2,112,722 2,123,310 87,668 94,534 77,800 82,548 4.1 4.4 3.7 3.9

Pennsylvania

6,443,881 6,539,968 6,414,056 6,516,799 295,479 294,784 249,244 254,595 4.6 4.5 3.9 3.9

Rhode Island

560,074 562,876 556,243 555,577 22,413 21,711 19,927 18,169 4.0 3.9 3.6 3.3

South Carolina

2,329,822 2,393,115 2,316,250 2,362,207 85,385 70,229 75,024 42,424 3.7 2.9 3.2 1.8

South Dakota

462,612 471,393 457,620 467,110 13,207 13,904 11,976 12,793 2.9 2.9 2.6 2.7

Tennessee

3,228,446 3,351,613 3,238,611 3,348,795 118,715 112,963 108,475 105,102 3.7 3.4 3.3 3.1

Texas

13,768,541 14,015,597 13,849,870 14,112,718 546,121 506,768 512,839 471,617 4.0 3.6 3.7 3.3

Utah

1,573,609 1,615,662 1,575,536 1,612,173 52,341 45,474 46,039 32,746 3.3 2.8 2.9 2.0

Vermont

349,489 346,731 343,991 339,639 8,779 7,591 8,567 7,527 2.5 2.2 2.5 2.2

Virginia

4,316,700 4,432,630 4,315,374 4,416,423 133,643 121,896 118,118 108,269 3.1 2.7 2.7 2.5

Washington

3,793,102 3,930,463 3,805,427 3,939,241 161,104 177,991 151,394 163,840 4.2 4.5 4.0 4.2

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett(1)

1,688,760 1,738,014 1,695,957 1,748,208 58,923 53,201 59,706 54,384 3.5 3.1 3.5 3.1

West Virginia

781,977 802,889 785,466 806,057 39,171 36,565 35,285 33,516 5.0 4.6 4.5 4.2

Wisconsin

3,134,631 3,146,641 3,112,050 3,109,119 91,338 105,290 73,637 91,323 2.9 3.3 2.4 2.9

Wyoming

292,187 292,452 289,631 292,419 10,687 10,138 10,693 9,716 3.7 3.5 3.7 3.3

Puerto Rico

1,078,694 1,073,450 1,080,804 1,062,293 98,857 75,597 93,881 87,206 9.2 7.0 8.7 8.2

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.

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Last Modified Date: October 18, 2019