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

California

19,041,291 19,121,796 19,085,020 19,167,882 1,096,284 1,001,804 1,104,679 974,363 5.8 5.2 5.8 5.1

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim

6,638,556 6,679,310 6,639,416 6,700,699 337,189 304,008 331,018 279,414 5.1 4.6 5.0 4.2

Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine

1,604,766 1,597,529 1,607,426 1,598,339 65,790 58,873 66,865 58,486 4.1 3.7 4.2 3.7

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale

5,033,790 5,081,781 5,031,990 5,102,360 271,399 245,135 264,153 220,928 5.4 4.8 5.2 4.3

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward

2,528,825 2,541,610 2,538,971 2,550,441 98,669 89,200 100,693 88,680 3.9 3.5 4.0 3.5

Oakland-Hayward-Berkeley

1,386,534 1,390,743 1,392,078 1,399,097 61,665 55,416 62,948 55,088 4.4 4.0 4.5 3.9

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco

1,002,053 1,010,087 1,006,344 1,010,204 32,360 29,563 33,025 29,380 3.2 2.9 3.3 2.9

San Rafael

140,238 140,780 140,549 141,140 4,644 4,221 4,720 4,212 3.3 3.0 3.4 3.0

District of Columbia

392,467 399,576 391,324 396,909 25,650 24,487 23,501 22,581 6.5 6.1 6.0 5.7

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria(2)

3,287,021 3,365,662 3,298,956 3,369,842 131,733 130,216 127,050 124,418 4.0 3.9 3.9 3.7

Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville(3)

676,436 691,955 677,866 690,208 24,339 24,370 23,089 23,133 3.6 3.5 3.4 3.4

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria(2)

2,610,585 2,673,707 2,621,090 2,679,634 107,394 105,846 103,961 101,285 4.1 4.0 4.0 3.8

Florida

9,734,040 10,046,858 9,790,964 10,084,858 460,727 473,430 466,631 435,339 4.7 4.7 4.8 4.3

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach

3,033,358 3,109,873 3,035,856 3,110,047 144,694 149,565 150,547 144,264 4.8 4.8 5.0 4.6

Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach

993,899 1,024,657 999,300 1,033,009 44,528 46,192 44,818 41,645 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.0

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall

1,334,342 1,359,544 1,327,319 1,348,803 68,071 69,392 73,544 72,080 5.1 5.1 5.5 5.3

West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Delray Beach

705,117 725,672 709,237 728,235 32,095 33,981 32,185 30,539 4.6 4.7 4.5 4.2

Illinois

6,555,515 6,469,999 6,568,081 6,464,446 434,443 356,526 419,163 305,536 6.6 5.5 6.4 4.7

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin(2)

4,940,411 4,869,512 4,946,408 4,860,046 322,530 259,419 312,766 216,824 6.5 5.3 6.3 4.5

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights

3,817,712 3,751,450 3,823,236 3,742,290 248,856 192,846 240,745 158,852 6.5 5.1 6.3 4.2

Elgin

322,373 321,962 321,866 321,872 21,303 19,183 20,624 17,436 6.6 6.0 6.4 5.4

Gary(3)

340,833 340,801 342,133 339,581 24,121 21,941 23,966 17,590 7.1 6.4 7.0 5.2

Lake County-Kenosha County(2)

459,493 455,299 459,173 456,303 28,250 25,449 27,431 22,946 6.1 5.6 6.0 5.0

Massachusetts

3,578,493 3,634,380 3,584,456 3,670,786 165,935 152,135 157,457 142,733 4.6 4.2 4.4 3.9

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua(2)

2,639,999 2,687,018 2,644,483 2,714,082 106,430 98,998 101,812 93,553 4.0 3.7 3.8 3.4

Boston-Cambridge-Newton

1,563,495 1,595,508 1,565,751 1,612,636 58,480 53,923 55,814 50,952 3.7 3.4 3.6 3.2

Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton

105,166 107,028 105,394 108,091 5,347 4,876 5,161 4,653 5.1 4.6 4.9 4.3

Framingham

154,989 157,018 155,178 158,624 5,853 5,440 5,545 5,116 3.8 3.5 3.6 3.2

Haverhill-Newburyport-Amesbury Town(2)

112,208 113,918 112,643 115,152 4,756 4,596 4,556 4,380 4.2 4.0 4.0 3.8

Lawrence-Methuen Town-Salem(2)

95,583 96,274 95,725 97,136 5,668 5,344 5,496 5,079 5.9 5.6 5.7 5.2

Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford(2)

184,933 188,299 184,852 190,044 8,456 7,861 8,193 7,433 4.6 4.2 4.4 3.9

Lynn-Saugus-Marblehead

83,122 83,896 83,389 84,826 3,764 3,366 3,571 3,159 4.5 4.0 4.3 3.7

Nashua(2)

168,278 170,694 168,902 171,485 5,954 6,253 5,792 5,973 3.5 3.7 3.4 3.5

Peabody-Salem-Beverly

90,411 91,346 90,492 92,221 3,761 3,368 3,552 3,142 4.2 3.7 3.9 3.4

Taunton-Middleborough-Norton

81,814 83,037 82,157 83,867 4,391 3,971 4,132 3,666 5.4 4.8 5.0 4.4

Michigan

4,794,016 4,886,568 4,825,198 4,868,888 242,852 276,530 256,851 233,346 5.1 5.7 5.3 4.8

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn

2,039,164 2,088,934 2,057,356 2,090,672 105,925 122,334 113,903 105,915 5.2 5.9 5.5 5.1

Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia

764,686 785,917 771,364 784,334 45,868 55,321 49,163 47,326 6.0 7.0 6.4 6.0

Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills

1,274,478 1,303,015 1,285,992 1,306,338 60,057 67,012 64,739 58,589 4.7 5.1 5.0 4.5

New York

9,638,879 9,557,962 9,650,167 9,616,642 511,796 481,678 488,592 420,378 5.3 5.0 5.1 4.4

New York-Newark-Jersey City(2)

10,033,255 9,998,657 10,060,534 10,046,114 518,326 470,870 505,366 411,188 5.2 4.7 5.0 4.1

Dutchess County-Putnam County

193,524 188,804 194,191 190,580 8,571 8,783 8,037 7,553 4.4 4.7 4.1 4.0

Nassau County-Suffolk County

1,467,865 1,453,994 1,477,694 1,464,603 66,565 67,430 62,746 58,622 4.5 4.6 4.2 4.0

Newark(3)

1,255,522 1,242,042 1,258,622 1,233,685 65,344 60,152 66,719 52,872 5.2 4.8 5.3 4.3

New York-Jersey City-White Plains(2)

7,116,344 7,113,817 7,130,027 7,157,246 377,846 334,505 367,864 292,141 5.3 4.7 5.2 4.1

Pennsylvania

6,444,353 6,397,696 6,474,709 6,419,818 361,565 342,541 369,891 326,529 5.6 5.4 5.7 5.1

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington(2)

3,074,590 3,092,139 3,085,923 3,097,367 159,811 151,376 162,347 141,638 5.2 4.9 5.3 4.6

Camden(3)

637,793 646,571 640,361 647,008 34,170 31,064 34,408 27,074 5.4 4.8 5.4 4.2

Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County

1,060,637 1,060,982 1,066,706 1,063,758 45,819 43,777 46,717 41,328 4.3 4.1 4.4 3.9

Philadelphia

995,554 1,003,810 997,098 1,004,781 61,149 57,853 63,512 55,512 6.1 5.8 6.4 5.5

Wilmington(3)

380,606 380,776 381,758 381,820 18,673 18,682 17,710 17,724 4.9 4.9 4.6 4.6

Texas

13,185,966 13,471,275 13,239,718 13,513,734 581,318 693,488 590,841 675,604 4.4 5.1 4.5 5.0

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington

3,633,491 3,767,699 3,645,854 3,777,274 137,625 162,974 138,888 161,273 3.8 4.3 3.8 4.3

Dallas-Plano-Irving

2,445,196 2,544,785 2,453,094 2,549,419 90,541 108,894 91,470 107,697 3.7 4.3 3.7 4.2

Fort Worth-Arlington

1,188,295 1,222,914 1,192,760 1,227,855 47,084 54,080 47,418 53,576 4.0 4.4 4.0 4.4

Washington

3,608,103 3,682,989 3,624,428 3,685,830 221,553 193,055 210,755 179,129 6.1 5.2 5.8 4.9

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue

2,013,924 2,065,497 2,019,923 2,064,829 98,852 80,594 96,478 76,435 4.9 3.9 4.8 3.7

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett

1,611,120 1,654,196 1,615,595 1,652,645 71,593 55,720 70,159 52,554 4.4 3.4 4.3 3.2

Tacoma-Lakewood

402,804 411,301 404,328 412,184 27,259 24,874 26,319 23,881 6.8 6.0 6.5 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. 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. Estimates for the latest month are subject to revision the following month.

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