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
January February Number Percent of labor force
2016 2017 2016 2017(p) January February January February
2016 2017 2016 2017(p) 2016 2017 2016 2017(p)

California

18,916,318 19,084,394 19,041,291 19,120,575 1,112,542 1,051,297 1,096,284 1,000,280 5.9 5.5 5.8 5.2

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim

6,586,911 6,634,163 6,638,556 6,677,893 351,561 319,672 337,189 302,806 5.3 4.8 5.1 4.5

Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine

1,593,400 1,593,547 1,604,766 1,596,423 65,071 61,470 65,790 58,871 4.1 3.9 4.1 3.7

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale

4,993,511 5,040,616 5,033,790 5,081,470 286,490 258,202 271,399 243,935 5.7 5.1 5.4 4.8

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward

2,510,146 2,541,899 2,528,825 2,539,184 98,960 94,160 98,669 89,241 3.9 3.7 3.9 3.5

Oakland-Hayward-Berkeley

1,377,325 1,393,296 1,386,534 1,389,402 61,908 58,368 61,665 55,452 4.5 4.2 4.4 4.0

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco

993,880 1,008,185 1,002,053 1,009,039 32,424 31,302 32,360 29,539 3.3 3.1 3.2 2.9

San Rafael

138,941 140,418 140,238 140,743 4,628 4,490 4,644 4,250 3.3 3.2 3.3 3.0

District of Columbia

389,396 397,018 392,467 399,074 25,527 23,530 25,650 24,527 6.6 5.9 6.5 6.1

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria(2)

3,274,084 3,341,626 3,287,021 3,361,775 133,145 129,178 131,733 130,168 4.1 3.9 4.0 3.9

Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville(3)

675,748 687,766 676,436 691,824 24,767 23,627 24,339 24,402 3.7 3.4 3.6 3.5

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria(2)

2,598,336 2,653,860 2,610,585 2,669,951 108,378 105,551 107,394 105,766 4.2 4.0 4.1 4.0

Florida

9,668,561 9,975,656 9,734,040 10,045,483 485,449 521,181 460,727 471,775 5.0 5.2 4.7 4.7

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach

3,022,255 3,103,136 3,033,358 3,106,770 150,558 158,488 144,694 149,043 5.0 5.1 4.8 4.8

Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach

988,605 1,019,395 993,899 1,023,094 46,827 50,958 44,528 45,843 4.7 5.0 4.5 4.5

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall

1,333,962 1,360,889 1,334,342 1,359,030 70,081 69,810 68,071 69,294 5.3 5.1 5.1 5.1

West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Delray Beach

699,688 722,852 705,117 724,646 33,650 37,720 32,095 33,906 4.8 5.2 4.6 4.7

Illinois

6,517,381 6,489,853 6,555,515 6,473,756 439,742 423,031 434,443 356,813 6.7 6.5 6.6 5.5

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin(2)

4,900,485 4,879,041 4,940,411 4,872,604 321,611 293,571 322,530 259,572 6.6 6.0 6.5 5.3

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights

3,781,009 3,754,774 3,817,712 3,754,271 247,654 218,912 248,856 192,979 6.5 5.8 6.5 5.1

Elgin

320,801 323,892 322,373 322,186 21,898 23,408 21,303 19,208 6.8 7.2 6.6 6.0

Gary(3)

339,041 342,785 340,833 340,262 23,388 21,699 24,121 21,912 6.9 6.3 7.1 6.4

Lake County-Kenosha County(2)

459,634 457,590 459,493 455,885 28,671 29,552 28,250 25,473 6.2 6.5 6.1 5.6

Massachusetts

3,569,436 3,596,880 3,578,493 3,634,899 175,361 144,077 165,935 152,277 4.9 4.0 4.6 4.2

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua(2)

2,635,070 2,667,330 2,639,999 2,687,717 112,377 94,030 106,430 98,982 4.3 3.5 4.0 3.7

Boston-Cambridge-Newton

1,558,346 1,580,858 1,563,495 1,596,172 61,884 51,468 58,480 53,939 4.0 3.3 3.7 3.4

Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton

104,404 105,444 105,166 107,082 5,689 4,613 5,347 4,883 5.4 4.4 5.1 4.6

Framingham

155,200 156,065 154,989 157,017 6,065 5,065 5,853 5,441 3.9 3.2 3.8 3.5

Haverhill-Newburyport-Amesbury Town(2)

112,401 113,679 112,208 113,858 4,973 4,368 4,756 4,577 4.4 3.8 4.2 4.0

Lawrence-Methuen Town-Salem(2)

95,689 95,512 95,583 96,162 6,049 4,977 5,668 5,336 6.3 5.2 5.9 5.5

Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford(2)

184,920 187,467 184,933 188,292 8,990 7,448 8,456 7,870 4.9 4.0 4.6 4.2

Lynn-Saugus-Marblehead

83,021 83,226 83,122 83,896 4,013 3,230 3,764 3,364 4.8 3.9 4.5 4.0

Nashua(2)

169,718 172,744 168,278 170,806 6,098 5,943 5,954 6,228 3.6 3.4 3.5 3.6

Peabody-Salem-Beverly

89,390 90,031 90,411 91,379 4,019 3,194 3,761 3,373 4.5 3.5 4.2 3.7

Taunton-Middleborough-Norton

81,981 82,304 81,814 83,053 4,597 3,724 4,391 3,971 5.6 4.5 5.4 4.8

Michigan

4,751,237 4,861,270 4,794,016 4,886,957 241,886 276,516 242,852 276,744 5.1 5.7 5.1 5.7

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn

2,031,314 2,082,967 2,039,164 2,088,820 109,066 128,747 105,925 122,432 5.4 6.2 5.2 5.9

Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia

760,491 782,825 764,686 786,104 46,843 56,875 45,868 55,313 6.2 7.3 6.0 7.0

Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills

1,270,823 1,300,142 1,274,478 1,302,716 62,223 71,872 60,057 67,120 4.9 5.5 4.7 5.2

New York

9,575,623 9,498,819 9,638,879 9,561,073 509,899 469,944 511,796 483,075 5.3 4.9 5.3 5.1

New York-Newark-Jersey City(2)

9,965,945 9,927,018 10,033,255 10,000,564 508,744 457,564 518,326 470,433 5.1 4.6 5.2 4.7

Dutchess County-Putnam County

192,572 187,202 193,524 188,666 8,587 8,358 8,571 8,809 4.5 4.5 4.4 4.7

Nassau County-Suffolk County

1,468,637 1,458,165 1,467,865 1,454,892 65,975 64,185 66,565 67,613 4.5 4.4 4.5 4.6

Newark(3)

1,242,992 1,232,251 1,255,522 1,241,625 62,878 57,784 65,344 59,582 5.1 4.7 5.2 4.8

New York-Jersey City-White Plains(2)

7,061,744 7,049,400 7,116,344 7,115,381 371,304 327,237 377,846 334,429 5.3 4.6 5.3 4.7

Pennsylvania

6,425,448 6,379,662 6,444,353 6,395,439 362,723 337,807 361,565 342,987 5.6 5.3 5.6 5.4

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington(2)

3,062,651 3,078,582 3,074,590 3,090,370 159,927 146,700 159,811 151,061 5.2 4.8 5.2 4.9

Camden(3)

634,871 642,968 637,793 647,094 32,953 29,775 34,170 30,851 5.2 4.6 5.4 4.8

Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County

1,058,907 1,061,087 1,060,637 1,059,782 45,852 42,442 45,819 43,737 4.3 4.0 4.3 4.1

Philadelphia

988,593 997,262 995,554 1,003,749 62,069 56,381 61,149 57,818 6.3 5.7 6.1 5.8

Wilmington(3)

380,280 377,265 380,606 379,745 19,053 18,102 18,673 18,655 5.0 4.8 4.9 4.9

Texas

13,112,957 13,356,586 13,185,966 13,466,399 591,497 660,856 581,318 688,431 4.5 4.9 4.4 5.1

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington

3,616,290 3,739,729 3,633,491 3,763,206 140,205 150,906 137,625 161,709 3.9 4.0 3.8 4.3

Dallas-Plano-Irving

2,433,402 2,524,780 2,445,196 2,539,619 92,318 100,458 90,541 108,021 3.8 4.0 3.7 4.3

Fort Worth-Arlington

1,182,888 1,214,949 1,188,295 1,223,587 47,887 50,448 47,084 53,688 4.0 4.2 4.0 4.4

Washington

3,580,828 3,676,071 3,608,103 3,684,546 222,835 210,257 221,553 194,940 6.2 5.7 6.1 5.3

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue

1,985,260 2,051,292 2,013,924 2,066,002 99,054 88,934 98,852 81,379 5.0 4.3 4.9 3.9

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett

1,580,460 1,636,056 1,611,120 1,654,604 71,670 62,601 71,593 56,267 4.5 3.8 4.4 3.4

Tacoma-Lakewood

404,800 415,236 402,804 411,398 27,384 26,333 27,259 25,112 6.8 6.3 6.8 6.1

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. 15-01, dated July 15, 2015, 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, N.J., are totally outside the states under which their metropolitan areas are listed. For Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, D.C.-Va.-Md.-W.Va., the metropolitan area and division titles are identical. Data for 2016 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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