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
April May Number Percent of labor force
2018 2019 2018 2019(p) April May April May
2018 2019 2018 2019(p) 2018 2019 2018 2019(p)

Alabama

2,195,860 2,247,241 2,196,747 2,257,466 75,763 75,210 78,177 64,950 3.5 3.3 3.6 2.9

Alaska

352,637 346,904 357,784 350,748 24,373 22,237 23,398 21,768 6.9 6.4 6.5 6.2

Arizona

3,399,739 3,484,761 3,408,074 3,507,670 152,324 147,955 149,860 160,898 4.5 4.2 4.4 4.6

Arkansas

1,349,698 1,359,733 1,353,659 1,367,965 45,257 39,182 47,498 43,401 3.4 2.9 3.5 3.2

California

19,271,108 19,243,469 19,296,206 19,287,094 775,890 743,918 717,119 678,026 4.0 3.9 3.7 3.5

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale(1)

5,114,672 5,052,932 5,100,688 5,072,051 218,071 202,877 216,042 199,433 4.3 4.0 4.2 3.9

Colorado

3,060,983 3,119,039 3,071,539 3,126,851 88,754 85,336 86,498 79,312 2.9 2.7 2.8 2.5

Connecticut

1,883,037 1,888,547 1,904,223 1,908,356 77,951 61,544 78,072 68,309 4.1 3.3 4.1 3.6

Delaware

481,894 489,511 481,259 489,278 18,052 14,873 16,761 14,424 3.7 3.0 3.5 2.9

District of Columbia

405,784 412,561 404,595 414,087 20,934 20,928 21,537 21,789 5.2 5.1 5.3 5.3

Florida

10,189,508 10,265,561 10,249,456 10,365,951 349,665 300,849 345,015 318,572 3.4 2.9 3.4 3.1

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall(1)

1,392,345 1,421,735 1,388,406 1,413,953 54,885 43,073 51,315 44,596 3.9 3.0 3.7 3.2

Georgia

5,095,818 5,066,227 5,106,956 5,103,245 189,471 159,049 186,073 176,417 3.7 3.1 3.6 3.5

Hawaii

680,601 665,451 678,330 660,200 14,689 18,759 15,006 17,059 2.2 2.8 2.2 2.6

Idaho

849,330 868,687 855,937 874,946 25,634 23,693 21,067 21,068 3.0 2.7 2.5 2.4

Illinois

6,436,374 6,479,288 6,451,295 6,463,139 245,015 259,307 235,509 233,613 3.8 4.0 3.7 3.6

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights(1)

3,704,494 3,738,418 3,711,865 3,718,225 131,518 132,885 122,338 129,397 3.6 3.6 3.3 3.5

Indiana

3,378,799 3,406,980 3,404,379 3,368,523 104,620 103,953 108,595 98,798 3.1 3.1 3.2 2.9

Iowa

1,682,952 1,715,300 1,682,376 1,714,513 42,946 36,185 36,195 36,425 2.6 2.1 2.2 2.1

Kansas

1,473,239 1,465,858 1,472,156 1,470,582 46,233 44,432 46,159 47,296 3.1 3.0 3.1 3.2

Kentucky

2,066,323 2,068,819 2,074,587 2,080,536 83,845 80,295 88,781 82,644 4.1 3.9 4.3 4.0

Louisiana

2,106,197 2,088,457 2,104,962 2,094,045 94,368 72,645 100,135 85,981 4.5 3.5 4.8 4.1

Maine

693,112 686,294 696,513 688,503 24,502 23,806 22,874 22,388 3.5 3.5 3.3 3.3

Maryland

3,179,675 3,194,480 3,191,396 3,219,282 117,152 107,329 119,695 114,367 3.7 3.4 3.8 3.6

Massachusetts

3,777,446 3,814,093 3,789,870 3,836,916 123,249 99,559 124,560 119,548 3.3 2.6 3.3 3.1

Michigan

4,865,880 4,926,510 4,907,004 4,951,857 180,285 183,606 173,340 195,058 3.7 3.7 3.5 3.9

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn(2)

2,100,974 2,134,358 2,121,255 2,140,593 73,832 83,828 73,847 91,946 3.5 3.9 3.5 4.3

Minnesota

3,060,343 3,088,291 3,062,860 3,097,429 92,774 101,343 72,576 88,845 3.0 3.3 2.4 2.9

Mississippi

1,275,083 1,265,787 1,282,966 1,281,592 55,168 58,936 62,286 62,796 4.3 4.7 4.9 4.9

Missouri

3,058,829 3,036,167 3,061,364 3,060,453 90,686 86,976 91,272 94,028 3.0 2.9 3.0 3.1

Montana

524,335 527,648 527,631 530,995 18,878 17,396 16,315 14,847 3.6 3.3 3.1 2.8

Nebraska

1,018,547 1,035,655 1,022,657 1,040,984 28,192 30,306 26,829 31,072 2.8 2.9 2.6 3.0

Nevada

1,486,528 1,521,065 1,493,574 1,535,936 67,491 55,001 65,341 58,782 4.5 3.6 4.4 3.8

New Hampshire

754,612 763,783 757,689 766,267 19,665 18,911 18,592 18,512 2.6 2.5 2.5 2.4

New Jersey

4,398,322 4,401,625 4,409,315 4,424,327 174,898 129,180 171,231 131,919 4.0 2.9 3.9 3.0

New Mexico

931,907 950,452 931,111 954,117 41,284 41,105 40,644 42,777 4.4 4.3 4.4 4.5

New York

9,514,505 9,542,495 9,536,204 9,539,001 383,604 339,292 350,083 360,778 4.0 3.6 3.7 3.8

New York City

4,109,610 4,092,657 4,094,501 4,083,031 160,375 151,604 148,819 171,136 3.9 3.7 3.6 4.2

North Carolina

4,975,010 5,066,547 5,004,225 5,122,634 180,237 179,997 183,058 205,783 3.6 3.6 3.7 4.0

North Dakota

403,296 403,516 405,962 405,710 11,728 10,135 9,204 8,465 2.9 2.5 2.3 2.1

Ohio

5,738,955 5,794,037 5,761,621 5,775,603 244,928 192,152 237,202 203,957 4.3 3.3 4.1 3.5

Cleveland-Elyria(2)

1,039,978 1,044,474 1,030,023 1,034,227 49,424 39,512 49,835 40,527 4.8 3.8 4.8 3.9

Oklahoma

1,839,219 1,816,608 1,843,360 1,831,290 60,882 50,188 64,385 56,705 3.3 2.8 3.5 3.1

Oregon

2,089,666 2,106,615 2,090,640 2,106,365 83,001 82,651 74,776 70,183 4.0 3.9 3.6 3.3

Pennsylvania

6,378,250 6,421,347 6,403,511 6,471,001 252,656 205,924 248,799 242,836 4.0 3.2 3.9 3.8

Rhode Island

550,675 545,023 551,828 547,473 21,010 16,372 20,079 17,966 3.8 3.0 3.6 3.3

South Carolina

2,305,243 2,372,742 2,320,482 2,388,810 62,275 70,217 65,707 79,610 2.7 3.0 2.8 3.3

South Dakota

455,905 462,538 458,579 464,870 14,821 13,438 12,835 12,995 3.3 2.9 2.8 2.8

Tennessee

3,234,211 3,336,587 3,242,736 3,363,323 99,827 91,408 100,670 102,712 3.1 2.7 3.1 3.1

Texas

13,817,292 14,000,887 13,810,959 13,966,869 507,416 415,613 498,723 408,694 3.7 3.0 3.6 2.9

Utah

1,560,360 1,582,128 1,567,748 1,588,356 47,198 42,328 45,863 43,573 3.0 2.7 2.9 2.7

Vermont

342,835 344,489 344,092 346,777 10,047 7,528 8,666 6,564 2.9 2.2 2.5 1.9

Virginia

4,331,542 4,363,922 4,346,095 4,400,145 118,817 109,110 121,640 125,789 2.7 2.5 2.8 2.9

Washington

3,759,638 3,863,466 3,770,988 3,876,783 160,358 171,083 156,767 162,826 4.3 4.4 4.2 4.2

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett(1)

1,685,120 1,711,007 1,683,847 1,718,026 51,298 48,915 54,498 50,900 3.0 2.9 3.2 3.0

West Virginia

783,014 787,718 785,535 793,880 42,290 33,329 39,012 33,964 5.4 4.2 5.0 4.3

Wisconsin

3,124,037 3,106,510 3,129,532 3,086,614 92,716 82,845 85,067 83,955 3.0 2.7 2.7 2.7

Wyoming

287,157 285,196 288,015 285,329 11,619 9,498 11,135 9,508 4.0 3.3 3.9 3.3

Puerto Rico

1,084,415 1,076,027 1,088,624 1,084,790 101,395 83,816 101,212 83,936 9.4 7.8 9.3 7.7

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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