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
2018 2019 2018 2019(p) March April March April
2018 2019 2018 2019(p) 2018 2019 2018 2019(p)

Alabama

2,199,359 2,235,701 2,195,860 2,247,355 88,824 83,865 75,763 75,476 4.0 3.8 3.5 3.4

Alaska

354,154 350,049 352,637 346,993 25,937 25,221 24,373 22,264 7.3 7.2 6.9 6.4

Arizona

3,410,192 3,507,158 3,399,739 3,485,577 158,452 159,901 152,324 148,595 4.6 4.6 4.5 4.3

Arkansas

1,348,676 1,357,713 1,349,698 1,359,450 51,025 46,681 45,257 39,179 3.8 3.4 3.4 2.9

California

19,328,608 19,511,569 19,271,108 19,241,327 859,783 900,522 775,890 741,851 4.4 4.6 4.0 3.9

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale(1)

5,134,679 5,119,992 5,114,672 5,055,932 230,219 227,826 218,071 202,961 4.5 4.4 4.3 4.0

Colorado

3,056,824 3,123,249 3,060,983 3,119,568 94,901 93,926 88,754 85,699 3.1 3.0 2.9 2.7

Connecticut

1,887,096 1,904,314 1,883,037 1,888,171 88,048 79,422 77,951 61,738 4.7 4.2 4.1 3.3

Delaware

481,405 488,474 481,894 489,417 19,505 15,850 18,052 14,849 4.1 3.2 3.7 3.0

District of Columbia

406,065 410,240 405,784 412,711 23,191 22,797 20,934 20,964 5.7 5.6 5.2 5.1

Florida

10,202,284 10,313,367 10,189,508 10,266,145 373,111 338,212 349,665 300,642 3.7 3.3 3.4 2.9

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall(1)

1,370,087 1,409,294 1,392,345 1,421,837 58,407 47,992 54,885 43,040 4.3 3.4 3.9 3.0

Georgia

5,121,497 5,110,809 5,095,818 5,064,366 207,451 188,277 189,471 158,978 4.1 3.7 3.7 3.1

Hawaii

681,464 668,996 680,601 665,534 15,063 19,192 14,689 18,734 2.2 2.9 2.2 2.8

Idaho

848,084 867,630 849,330 869,139 30,213 29,620 25,634 23,724 3.6 3.4 3.0 2.7

Illinois

6,467,723 6,470,215 6,436,374 6,479,752 281,008 289,793 245,015 259,434 4.3 4.5 3.8 4.0

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights(1)

3,732,796 3,737,507 3,704,494 3,739,042 143,752 133,370 131,518 132,928 3.9 3.6 3.6 3.6

Indiana

3,365,497 3,418,659 3,378,799 3,406,916 118,892 134,395 104,620 103,976 3.5 3.9 3.1 3.1

Iowa

1,677,530 1,714,665 1,682,952 1,715,701 50,720 47,543 42,946 36,516 3.0 2.8 2.6 2.1

Kansas

1,473,071 1,472,488 1,473,239 1,466,206 51,611 53,815 46,233 44,919 3.5 3.7 3.1 3.1

Kentucky

2,068,027 2,078,153 2,066,323 2,068,545 97,165 93,117 83,845 79,721 4.7 4.5 4.1 3.9

Louisiana

2,104,316 2,090,703 2,106,197 2,088,589 96,908 80,404 94,368 72,754 4.6 3.8 4.5 3.5

Maine

691,740 687,474 693,112 686,235 27,137 26,282 24,502 23,813 3.9 3.8 3.5 3.5

Maryland

3,191,821 3,206,056 3,179,675 3,195,219 132,160 124,008 117,152 107,642 4.1 3.9 3.7 3.4

Massachusetts

3,775,360 3,833,122 3,777,446 3,813,819 141,652 119,552 123,249 99,503 3.8 3.1 3.3 2.6

Michigan

4,899,905 4,950,462 4,865,880 4,928,273 222,478 219,358 180,285 183,646 4.5 4.4 3.7 3.7

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn(2)

2,123,735 2,155,752 2,100,974 2,133,913 93,515 95,799 73,832 83,850 4.4 4.4 3.5 3.9

Minnesota

3,056,957 3,089,665 3,060,343 3,086,223 111,160 127,457 92,774 98,830 3.6 4.1 3.0 3.2

Mississippi

1,276,084 1,260,142 1,275,083 1,265,933 59,249 60,860 55,168 58,812 4.6 4.8 4.3 4.6

Missouri

3,055,283 3,041,341 3,058,829 3,037,557 113,538 117,837 90,686 88,564 3.7 3.9 3.0 2.9

Montana

523,623 526,999 524,335 526,638 23,092 21,890 18,878 16,910 4.4 4.2 3.6 3.2

Nebraska

1,014,563 1,031,710 1,018,547 1,035,241 30,993 33,498 28,192 30,373 3.1 3.2 2.8 2.9

Nevada

1,485,939 1,516,791 1,486,528 1,519,312 70,413 55,819 67,491 54,355 4.7 3.7 4.5 3.6

New Hampshire

759,912 766,652 754,612 763,997 23,363 21,794 19,665 18,911 3.1 2.8 2.6 2.5

New Jersey

4,413,614 4,450,721 4,398,322 4,401,385 202,742 182,249 174,898 129,476 4.6 4.1 4.0 2.9

New Mexico

932,495 950,027 931,907 950,986 44,916 43,670 41,284 41,167 4.8 4.6 4.4 4.3

New York

9,554,320 9,591,302 9,514,505 9,543,460 436,236 393,420 383,604 340,281 4.6 4.1 4.0 3.6

New York City

4,144,082 4,127,613 4,109,610 4,093,806 179,472 173,552 160,375 152,094 4.3 4.2 3.9 3.7

North Carolina

4,987,008 5,065,791 4,975,010 5,064,845 201,085 206,458 180,237 179,910 4.0 4.1 3.6 3.6

North Dakota

402,467 403,356 403,296 403,573 13,573 12,074 11,728 10,151 3.4 3.0 2.9 2.5

Ohio

5,739,578 5,809,996 5,738,955 5,793,216 269,295 241,000 244,928 192,283 4.7 4.1 4.3 3.3

Cleveland-Elyria(2)

1,025,785 1,035,755 1,039,978 1,044,152 53,346 45,864 49,424 39,540 5.2 4.4 4.8 3.8

Oklahoma

1,847,864 1,824,859 1,839,219 1,816,659 68,196 59,106 60,882 49,873 3.7 3.2 3.3 2.7

Oregon

2,092,084 2,113,625 2,089,666 2,106,225 94,516 97,225 83,001 83,058 4.5 4.6 4.0 3.9

Pennsylvania

6,376,939 6,452,006 6,378,250 6,420,621 288,596 250,935 252,656 204,638 4.5 3.9 4.0 3.2

Rhode Island

551,741 545,702 550,675 545,577 25,465 20,386 21,010 16,304 4.6 3.7 3.8 3.0

South Carolina

2,312,170 2,367,678 2,305,243 2,373,651 79,655 79,010 62,275 70,179 3.4 3.3 2.7 3.0

South Dakota

456,469 463,142 455,905 462,823 15,809 14,523 14,821 13,461 3.5 3.1 3.3 2.9

Tennessee

3,236,419 3,330,614 3,234,211 3,336,603 115,544 110,395 99,827 91,841 3.6 3.3 3.1 2.8

Texas

13,818,674 14,058,831 13,817,292 14,000,988 556,082 494,672 507,416 415,823 4.0 3.5 3.7 3.0

Utah

1,562,912 1,585,433 1,560,360 1,582,451 51,270 47,628 47,198 42,364 3.3 3.0 3.0 2.7

Vermont

346,762 345,261 342,835 344,431 10,833 8,097 10,047 7,451 3.1 2.3 2.9 2.2

Virginia

4,336,468 4,373,809 4,331,542 4,365,139 138,404 132,984 118,817 109,209 3.2 3.0 2.7 2.5

Washington

3,770,820 3,892,959 3,759,638 3,865,825 181,793 202,012 160,358 172,740 4.8 5.2 4.3 4.5

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett(1)

1,689,893 1,733,740 1,685,120 1,712,200 59,255 64,618 51,298 49,319 3.5 3.7 3.0 2.9

West Virginia

776,686 783,668 783,014 787,773 47,142 41,366 42,290 33,306 6.1 5.3 5.4 4.2

Wisconsin

3,135,185 3,121,546 3,124,037 3,105,167 111,906 102,808 92,716 82,523 3.6 3.3 3.0 2.7

Wyoming

288,281 287,758 287,157 285,303 12,764 10,927 11,619 9,497 4.4 3.8 4.0 3.3

Puerto Rico

1,080,951 1,066,612 1,084,415 1,076,027 105,882 98,451 101,395 83,816 9.8 9.2 9.4 7.8

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.

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