Table 2. Civilian labor force and unemployment by state, selected metropolitan area, and metropolitan division (1)

LABOR FORCE DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
Table 2. Civilian labor force and unemployment by state, selected metropolitan area, and metropolitan division(1)
State, area, and division Civilian labor force Unemployed
Jan.
2018
Dec.
2018
Jan.
2019(p)
Number Percent of labor force
Jan.
2018
Dec.
2018
Jan.
2019(p)
Jan.
2018
Dec.
2018
Jan.
2019(p)

California

19,150,411 19,533,844 19,564,805 897,259 794,295 934,742 4.7 4.1 4.8

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim

6,704,764 6,801,328 6,775,181 301,424 280,620 306,318 4.5 4.1 4.5

Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine

1,610,076 1,635,420 1,637,510 51,178 44,718 54,202 3.2 2.7 3.3

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale

5,094,688 5,165,908 5,137,671 250,246 235,902 252,116 4.9 4.6 4.9

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward

2,540,609 2,621,107 2,619,687 77,531 65,598 80,679 3.1 2.5 3.1

Oakland-Hayward-Berkeley

1,393,388 1,428,145 1,426,957 47,690 40,683 50,051 3.4 2.8 3.5

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco

1,008,297 1,050,391 1,050,397 26,204 21,781 26,748 2.6 2.1 2.5

San Rafael

138,924 142,571 142,333 3,637 3,134 3,880 2.6 2.2 2.7

District of Columbia

402,925 401,943 404,102 23,687 19,759 24,367 5.9 4.9 6.0

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria(2)

3,363,762 3,375,670 3,394,331 126,663 97,200 124,981 3.8 2.9 3.7

Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville(3)

681,683 679,130 681,160 25,469 18,668 24,524 3.7 2.7 3.6

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria(2)

2,682,079 2,696,540 2,713,171 101,194 78,532 100,457 3.8 2.9 3.7

Florida

10,085,897 10,284,492 10,318,691 413,729 338,922 404,760 4.1 3.3 3.9

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach

3,124,718 3,177,276 3,217,598 126,195 105,339 123,433 4.0 3.3 3.8

Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach

1,019,369 1,036,784 1,034,772 39,895 31,986 39,136 3.9 3.1 3.8

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall

1,380,698 1,403,293 1,444,831 57,172 49,482 55,748 4.1 3.5 3.9

West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Delray Beach

724,651 737,199 737,995 29,128 23,871 28,549 4.0 3.2 3.9

Illinois

6,416,140 6,449,049 6,432,348 328,535 285,488 337,734 5.1 4.4 5.3

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin(2)

4,836,670 4,864,146 4,865,136 239,108 191,835 232,334 4.9 3.9 4.8

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights

3,715,122 3,718,529 3,725,431 181,609 132,494 164,863 4.9 3.6 4.4

Elgin

324,633 331,626 326,947 17,684 19,361 21,565 5.4 5.8 6.6

Gary(3)

336,432 342,604 345,618 16,972 16,278 18,822 5.0 4.8 5.4

Lake County-Kenosha County(2)

460,483 471,387 467,140 22,843 23,702 27,084 5.0 5.0 5.8

Massachusetts

3,724,639 3,821,194 3,833,643 154,252 101,990 139,407 4.1 2.7 3.6

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua(2)

2,758,841 2,821,489 2,835,258 99,555 66,864 90,090 3.6 2.4 3.2

Boston-Cambridge-Newton

1,640,379 1,685,640 1,690,743 54,653 37,072 49,342 3.3 2.2 2.9

Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton

109,143 112,180 112,039 4,842 3,218 4,372 4.4 2.9 3.9

Framingham

161,427 164,088 165,091 5,388 3,649 4,945 3.3 2.2 3.0

Haverhill-Newburyport-Amesbury Town(2)

116,069 117,854 118,976 4,521 3,109 4,209 3.9 2.6 3.5

Lawrence-Methuen Town-Salem(2)

99,192 98,809 99,977 5,353 3,480 4,805 5.4 3.5 4.8

Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford(2)

194,153 197,377 199,399 7,761 5,251 7,145 4.0 2.7 3.6

Lynn-Saugus-Marblehead

85,785 87,586 87,922 3,346 2,288 3,151 3.9 2.6 3.6

Nashua(2)

173,322 174,561 177,243 6,130 4,021 5,566 3.5 2.3 3.1

Peabody-Salem-Beverly

93,275 95,592 95,675 3,482 2,312 3,037 3.7 2.4 3.2

Taunton-Middleborough-Norton

86,096 87,802 88,193 4,079 2,464 3,518 4.7 2.8 4.0

Michigan

4,841,938 4,896,726 4,903,771 247,178 201,376 224,050 5.1 4.1 4.6

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn

2,101,723 2,139,584 2,142,769 105,129 91,163 96,822 5.0 4.3 4.5

Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia

784,962 798,644 801,723 46,768 40,864 42,205 6.0 5.1 5.3

Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills

1,316,761 1,340,940 1,341,045 58,361 50,299 54,616 4.4 3.8 4.1

New York

9,466,302 9,583,357 9,573,498 477,579 371,398 440,523 5.0 3.9 4.6

New York-Newark-Jersey City(2)

9,844,497 9,930,612 9,922,440 460,260 360,417 441,161 4.7 3.6 4.4

Dutchess County-Putnam County

191,382 196,039 195,071 8,802 6,425 7,427 4.6 3.3 3.8

Nassau County-Suffolk County

1,453,632 1,482,532 1,480,823 68,974 48,913 57,467 4.7 3.3 3.9

Newark(3)

1,215,045 1,218,526 1,227,141 58,901 43,410 55,201 4.8 3.6 4.5

New York-Jersey City-White Plains(2)

6,984,438 7,033,515 7,019,405 323,583 261,669 321,066 4.6 3.7 4.6

Pennsylvania

6,351,938 6,430,281 6,425,222 319,643 247,993 271,641 5.0 3.9 4.2

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington(2)

3,058,053 3,095,680 3,097,270 144,869 112,206 127,028 4.7 3.6 4.1

Camden(3)

627,347 626,077 623,994 30,929 22,974 29,069 4.9 3.7 4.7

Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County

1,056,046 1,074,972 1,072,128 41,198 32,563 35,293 3.9 3.0 3.3

Philadelphia

993,404 1,011,671 1,016,357 55,308 44,726 48,221 5.6 4.4 4.7

Wilmington(3)

381,256 382,960 384,791 17,434 11,943 14,445 4.6 3.1 3.8

Texas

13,689,852 13,975,415 13,987,561 582,695 501,787 589,906 4.3 3.6 4.2

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington

3,850,523 3,956,148 3,956,815 142,308 128,948 155,885 3.7 3.3 3.9

Dallas-Plano-Irving

2,598,905 2,669,628 2,673,856 96,021 87,261 102,965 3.7 3.3 3.9

Fort Worth-Arlington

1,251,618 1,286,520 1,282,959 46,287 41,687 52,920 3.7 3.2 4.1

Washington

3,736,630 3,833,104 3,848,017 201,985 182,795 203,437 5.4 4.8 5.3

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue

2,093,689 2,130,985 2,149,298 91,632 81,056 89,853 4.4 3.8 4.2

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett

1,671,947 1,693,796 1,712,991 66,359 57,609 64,386 4.0 3.4 3.8

Tacoma-Lakewood

421,742 437,189 436,307 25,273 23,447 25,467 6.0 5.4 5.8

Footnotes
(1) These 11 areas contain all of the 38 metropolitan divisions.
(2) Part of the area (or division) is in one or more adjacent states.
(3) All of the division is in one or more adjacent states.
(p) Preliminary

NOTE: Data refer to place of residence. Area delineations 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. Areas in the six New England states are Metropolitan New England City and Town Areas (NECTAs), while areas in other states are county-based. Some metropolitan areas lie in two or more states. They are listed under the state containing the first principal city. Metropolitan divisions are listed under their metropolitan areas. Some divisions lie in more than one state, and some, like Camden, NJ, are totally outside the states under which their metropolitan areas are listed. For Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV, the metropolitan area and division titles are identical. Data for 2018 have been revised to incorporate updated inputs and adjustment to new state controls. Estimates for the latest month are subject to revision the following month.

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