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
2017 2018 2017 2018(p) March April March April
2017 2018 2017 2018(p) 2017 2018 2017 2018(p)

Alabama

2,181,424 2,178,000 2,171,702 2,195,215 108,064 83,932 89,137 76,452 5.0 3.9 4.1 3.5

Alaska

359,544 360,043 358,437 357,700 27,664 28,340 26,236 26,865 7.7 7.9 7.3 7.5

Arizona

3,298,757 3,393,239 3,293,061 3,372,781 161,263 155,360 153,625 147,568 4.9 4.6 4.7 4.4

Arkansas

1,347,624 1,349,562 1,352,393 1,348,257 47,419 52,436 43,094 45,929 3.5 3.9 3.2 3.4

California

19,281,265 19,344,494 19,240,604 19,246,752 997,908 818,548 902,414 737,834 5.2 4.2 4.7 3.8

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale(1)

5,115,208 5,151,959 5,106,537 5,136,298 239,162 214,676 226,748 206,466 4.7 4.2 4.4 4.0

Colorado

2,948,935 3,060,916 2,955,181 3,058,418 82,956 89,391 76,319 79,377 2.8 2.9 2.6 2.6

Connecticut

1,925,933 1,892,881 1,921,392 1,885,090 97,735 88,050 89,980 80,507 5.1 4.7 4.7 4.3

Delaware

476,551 483,552 476,851 483,500 22,624 19,880 21,618 17,939 4.7 4.1 4.5 3.7

District of Columbia

399,738 406,302 399,234 408,712 23,776 23,031 22,272 20,545 5.9 5.7 5.6 5.0

Florida

10,079,800 10,228,266 10,091,093 10,201,847 419,457 387,276 398,973 347,578 4.2 3.8 4.0 3.4

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall(1)

1,361,315 1,379,957 1,396,688 1,401,126 68,030 68,472 65,840 59,412 5.0 5.0 4.7 4.2

Georgia

5,045,243 5,168,393 5,041,112 5,138,905 243,283 212,178 228,457 188,456 4.8 4.1 4.5 3.7

Hawaii

689,285 688,477 688,671 688,581 17,049 13,614 16,578 13,218 2.5 2.0 2.4 1.9

Idaho

821,069 845,997 822,734 845,845 30,884 27,008 26,478 23,970 3.8 3.2 3.2 2.8

Illinois

6,478,093 6,496,446 6,462,314 6,448,751 321,186 285,769 291,942 233,163 5.0 4.4 4.5 3.6

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights(1)

3,776,577 3,759,867 3,755,838 3,706,969 175,628 159,593 174,070 131,958 4.7 4.2 4.6 3.6

Indiana

3,309,822 3,350,749 3,317,416 3,370,041 122,032 110,249 99,519 99,132 3.7 3.3 3.0 2.9

Iowa

1,675,932 1,668,306 1,679,203 1,672,596 59,836 50,669 51,050 42,405 3.6 3.0 3.0 2.5

Kansas

1,474,306 1,467,999 1,472,812 1,467,165 54,849 50,450 50,296 47,228 3.7 3.4 3.4 3.2

Kentucky

2,059,377 2,067,760 2,059,556 2,071,630 113,203 91,685 98,936 80,329 5.5 4.4 4.8 3.9

Louisiana

2,105,323 2,137,519 2,109,716 2,141,089 111,357 92,660 106,015 92,204 5.3 4.3 5.0 4.3

Maine

690,824 693,556 692,797 697,360 26,494 21,674 24,305 21,499 3.8 3.1 3.5 3.1

Maryland

3,205,933 3,228,071 3,202,113 3,208,966 133,794 145,715 122,990 124,475 4.2 4.5 3.8 3.9

Massachusetts

3,657,658 3,726,752 3,646,782 3,750,967 149,623 142,833 130,569 123,201 4.1 3.8 3.6 3.3

Michigan

4,864,645 4,896,710 4,829,355 4,878,476 230,931 227,139 181,556 193,784 4.7 4.6 3.8 4.0

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn(2)

2,101,063 2,106,760 2,076,197 2,092,680 95,119 90,018 69,782 75,935 4.5 4.3 3.4 3.6

Minnesota

3,047,901 3,100,350 3,051,011 3,100,699 126,363 117,066 104,572 96,201 4.1 3.8 3.4 3.1

Mississippi

1,282,275 1,272,694 1,279,466 1,277,371 64,981 54,611 58,631 53,885 5.1 4.3 4.6 4.2

Missouri

3,050,596 3,037,210 3,061,521 3,050,213 126,045 114,859 108,193 101,452 4.1 3.8 3.5 3.3

Montana

521,103 521,189 522,610 519,753 24,208 24,485 20,324 18,905 4.6 4.7 3.9 3.6

Nebraska

1,003,042 1,011,148 1,007,564 1,013,446 30,273 29,459 28,336 28,837 3.0 2.9 2.8 2.8

Nevada

1,451,513 1,494,417 1,452,558 1,493,455 74,613 74,228 74,195 71,487 5.1 5.0 5.1 4.8

New Hampshire

745,746 752,658 740,783 751,027 22,809 22,111 19,388 20,398 3.1 2.9 2.6 2.7

New Jersey

4,515,753 4,471,011 4,509,912 4,436,870 206,573 209,267 191,918 180,866 4.6 4.7 4.3 4.1

New Mexico

925,719 935,709 924,811 933,947 58,140 47,387 53,916 41,405 6.3 5.1 5.8 4.4

New York

9,711,006 9,632,114 9,687,025 9,621,092 452,962 458,140 421,390 419,199 4.7 4.8 4.4 4.4

New York City

4,240,501 4,244,525 4,217,219 4,212,930 187,971 177,789 175,946 172,110 4.4 4.2 4.2 4.1

North Carolina

4,933,462 4,995,214 4,924,665 4,985,299 221,850 215,419 203,092 185,478 4.5 4.3 4.1 3.7

North Dakota

411,605 408,592 413,430 406,678 13,708 13,093 10,998 11,699 3.3 3.2 2.7 2.9

Ohio

5,759,230 5,789,549 5,761,735 5,788,888 304,017 249,716 266,262 234,293 5.3 4.3 4.6 4.0

Cleveland-Elyria(2)

1,024,726 1,019,318 1,039,267 1,035,699 62,593 48,405 55,746 46,142 6.1 4.7 5.4 4.5

Oklahoma

1,826,509 1,856,568 1,822,182 1,850,574 79,598 71,566 72,604 69,698 4.4 3.9 4.0 3.8

Oregon

2,075,186 2,116,790 2,085,262 2,101,298 88,471 91,448 79,461 80,904 4.3 4.3 3.8 3.9

Pennsylvania

6,433,347 6,313,950 6,431,950 6,322,630 333,171 290,570 290,893 251,900 5.2 4.6 4.5 4.0

Rhode Island

549,211 555,469 548,149 555,718 26,644 26,672 22,297 22,366 4.9 4.8 4.1 4.0

South Carolina

2,299,337 2,322,555 2,304,377 2,296,251 91,254 94,327 84,561 64,108 4.0 4.1 3.7 2.8

South Dakota

451,562 457,681 452,900 457,791 16,418 16,333 14,570 15,741 3.6 3.6 3.2 3.4

Tennessee

3,184,423 3,234,655 3,182,553 3,250,358 129,301 111,204 107,501 92,804 4.1 3.4 3.4 2.9

Texas

13,517,746 13,836,504 13,527,232 13,860,323 613,327 569,424 559,386 520,158 4.5 4.1 4.1 3.8

Utah

1,545,451 1,589,417 1,545,898 1,586,671 53,757 52,683 49,594 48,299 3.5 3.3 3.2 3.0

Vermont

344,221 349,467 340,810 346,356 12,023 10,637 10,986 10,313 3.5 3.0 3.2 3.0

Virginia

4,307,443 4,348,178 4,312,146 4,350,956 167,999 144,124 150,014 122,773 3.9 3.3 3.5 2.8

Washington

3,696,726 3,765,160 3,693,551 3,742,729 182,054 184,326 162,273 166,044 4.9 4.9 4.4 4.4

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett(1)

1,644,403 1,695,994 1,647,507 1,684,534 59,205 58,648 52,465 52,282 3.6 3.5 3.2 3.1

West Virginia

771,485 778,759 778,528 783,660 43,322 46,504 38,533 42,229 5.6 6.0 4.9 5.4

Wisconsin

3,125,799 3,178,131 3,129,780 3,171,174 114,387 101,548 97,378 85,232 3.7 3.2 3.1 2.7

Wyoming

293,214 288,761 291,377 285,942 14,259 12,073 12,295 11,257 4.9 4.2 4.2 3.9

Puerto Rico

1,122,929 1,087,412 1,115,404 1,090,577 123,154 106,537 128,146 101,870 11.0 9.8 11.5 9.3

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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