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Table 1. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population 16 years of age and over by region, division, and state, 2020-21 annual averages

Table 1. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population 16 years of age and over by region, division, and state, 2020-21 annual averages
[Numbers in thousands]
Region, division, and state Population Civilian labor force Employed Unemployed Unemployment rate Error range of
rate, 2021(1)
2020 2021 2020 2021 2020 2021 2020 2021 2020 2021

United States

260,329 261,445 160,742 161,204 147,795 152,581 12,947 8,623 8.1 5.3 5.3 – 5.4

Northeast

46,355 46,181 28,683 28,452 26,055 26,662 2,628 1,790 9.2 6.3 6.1 – 6.5

New England

12,354 12,379 7,983 7,943 7,327 7,510 656 433 8.2 5.4 5.1 – 5.8

Connecticut

2,916 2,926 1,898 1,856 1,750 1,740 148 116 7.8 6.3 5.5 – 7.0

Maine

1,127 1,138 675 682 641 650 34 32 5.0 4.6 3.9 – 5.4

Massachusetts

5,741 5,727 3,742 3,751 3,390 3,535 351 215 9.4 5.7 5.2 – 6.2

New Hampshire

1,139 1,151 760 755 709 729 51 26 6.7 3.5 3.0 – 4.0

Rhode Island

896 898 567 571 515 539 52 32 9.2 5.6 4.8 – 6.4

Vermont

535 538 341 328 322 317 19 11 5.6 3.4 3.0 – 3.9

Middle Atlantic

34,001 33,802 20,701 20,509 18,728 19,151 1,973 1,358 9.5 6.6 6.3 – 6.9

New Jersey

7,380 7,389 4,643 4,661 4,203 4,365 440 296 9.5 6.3 5.8 – 6.9

New York

16,196 15,989 9,575 9,441 8,631 8,786 944 655 9.9 6.9 6.5 – 7.4

Pennsylvania

10,425 10,424 6,483 6,406 5,894 5,999 589 407 9.1 6.3 5.9 – 6.8

Midwest

54,286 54,348 34,629 34,467 32,015 32,859 2,614 1,607 7.5 4.7 4.5 – 4.8

East North Central

37,457 37,455 23,376 23,288 21,398 22,093 1,977 1,195 8.5 5.1 4.9 – 5.4

Illinois

10,099 10,040 6,367 6,319 5,781 5,936 586 383 9.2 6.1 5.6 – 6.5

Indiana

5,289 5,316 3,323 3,322 3,083 3,203 240 118 7.2 3.6 3.1 – 4.0

Michigan

8,060 8,064 4,846 4,776 4,362 4,496 484 280 10.0 5.9 5.3 – 6.4

Ohio

9,316 9,324 5,734 5,737 5,263 5,442 471 295 8.2 5.1 4.7 – 5.6

Wisconsin

4,693 4,711 3,106 3,134 2,909 3,016 197 118 6.3 3.8 3.3 – 4.3

West North Central

16,829 16,893 11,254 11,179 10,617 10,767 637 412 5.7 3.7 3.4 – 3.9

Iowa

2,497 2,506 1,682 1,676 1,596 1,605 86 71 5.1 4.2 3.7 – 4.7

Kansas

2,249 2,255 1,494 1,496 1,409 1,447 85 48 5.7 3.2 2.8 – 3.7

Minnesota

4,479 4,493 3,123 3,021 2,926 2,918 197 103 6.3 3.4 2.9 – 3.9

Missouri

4,832 4,853 3,037 3,062 2,853 2,928 184 134 6.1 4.4 3.8 – 4.9

Nebraska

1,503 1,509 1,045 1,049 1,001 1,023 43 26 4.1 2.5 2.1 – 2.9

North Dakota

595 593 412 406 391 391 21 15 5.1 3.7 3.3 – 4.1

South Dakota

675 683 462 468 442 454 20 15 4.3 3.1 2.6 – 3.6

South

98,786 99,709 59,562 60,270 55,248 57,392 4,315 2,878 7.2 4.8 4.6 – 4.9

South Atlantic

52,488 52,968 31,609 31,934 29,352 30,486 2,257 1,447 7.1 4.5 4.3 – 4.7

Delaware

793 805 486 496 449 470 37 27 7.6 5.3 4.7 – 6.0

District of Columbia

563 547 389 382 358 357 31 25 8.0 6.6 5.9 – 7.2

Florida

17,486 17,697 10,095 10,313 9,267 9,843 828 470 8.2 4.6 4.2 – 4.9

Georgia

8,298 8,385 5,080 5,187 4,751 4,984 328 203 6.5 3.9 3.5 – 4.4

Maryland

4,860 4,866 3,228 3,176 3,012 2,992 215 183 6.7 5.8 5.1 – 6.4

North Carolina

8,223 8,322 4,849 4,960 4,505 4,721 343 238 7.1 4.8 4.3 – 5.3

South Carolina

4,058 4,118 2,331 2,364 2,191 2,270 140 95 6.0 4.0 3.5 – 4.5

Virginia

6,760 6,785 4,369 4,268 4,098 4,101 271 167 6.2 3.9 3.4 – 4.4

West Virginia

1,447 1,443 783 789 719 749 64 40 8.2 5.0 4.4 – 5.6

East South Central

15,216 15,298 8,828 8,866 8,209 8,481 619 385 7.0 4.3 4.0 – 4.6

Alabama

3,958 3,975 2,268 2,247 2,121 2,170 147 77 6.5 3.4 3.0 – 3.9

Kentucky

3,525 3,534 2,017 2,037 1,887 1,942 130 95 6.4 4.7 4.0 – 5.3

Mississippi

2,279 2,279 1,244 1,254 1,145 1,184 98 70 7.9 5.6 4.9 – 6.2

Tennessee

5,454 5,510 3,299 3,328 3,056 3,185 244 143 7.4 4.3 3.8 – 4.8

West South Central

31,082 31,443 19,125 19,470 17,687 18,425 1,439 1,045 7.5 5.4 5.1 – 5.6

Arkansas

2,343 2,358 1,357 1,333 1,274 1,279 83 54 6.1 4.0 3.5 – 4.5

Louisiana

3,581 3,569 2,062 2,062 1,883 1,949 180 113 8.7 5.5 4.9 – 6.0

Oklahoma

3,035 3,060 1,836 1,854 1,722 1,783 114 71 6.2 3.8 3.3 – 4.4

Texas

22,123 22,456 13,871 14,220 12,809 13,413 1,062 807 7.7 5.7 5.3 – 6.0

West

61,795 62,091 38,332 38,570 34,865 36,187 3,467 2,383 9.0 6.2 6.0 – 6.4

Mountain

19,496 19,817 12,357 12,561 11,426 11,937 932 624 7.5 5.0 4.7 – 5.2

Arizona

5,652 5,759 3,457 3,518 3,191 3,346 266 172 7.7 4.9 4.3 – 5.5

Colorado

4,579 4,625 3,087 3,156 2,875 2,987 212 169 6.9 5.4 4.8 – 6.0

Idaho

1,420 1,467 898 917 849 884 49 33 5.5 3.6 3.1 – 4.0

Montana

866 882 543 550 512 531 31 19 5.8 3.4 2.9 – 3.8

Nevada

2,454 2,489 1,503 1,505 1,300 1,396 203 109 13.5 7.2 6.5 – 8.0

New Mexico

1,657 1,665 936 943 860 879 76 64 8.1 6.8 6.1 – 7.5

Utah

2,418 2,476 1,640 1,681 1,563 1,636 78 45 4.7 2.7 2.3 – 3.1

Wyoming

450 453 294 290 277 277 17 13 5.8 4.5 3.9 – 5.1

Pacific

42,300 42,274 25,975 26,008 23,440 24,249 2,535 1,759 9.8 6.8 6.5 – 7.0

Alaska

544 546 347 355 318 332 29 23 8.2 6.4 5.6 – 7.2

California

31,095 31,015 18,931 18,923 16,997 17,542 1,934 1,381 10.2 7.3 7.0 – 7.6

Hawaii

1,123 1,117 662 668 583 630 80 38 12.0 5.7 5.0 – 6.4

Oregon

3,432 3,450 2,105 2,148 1,945 2,036 160 112 7.6 5.2 4.6 – 5.8

Washington

6,105 6,146 3,929 3,914 3,597 3,709 333 205 8.5 5.2 4.7 – 5.8

Footnotes
(1) Error ranges are shown at the 90-percent confidence level and are based on unrounded data.

NOTE: Data refer to place of residence. Unemployment rates are in percent and are based on unrounded levels. Data for subnational areas reflect revised population controls and model re-estimation. As a result, they will not add to U.S. totals.

Last Modified Date: March 02, 2022