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Table 1. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population 16 years of age and over by region, division, and state, 2018-19 annual averages

Table 1. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population 16 years of age and over by region, division, and state, 2018-19 annual averages
[Numbers in thousands]
Region, division, and state Population Civilian labor force Employed Unemployed Unemployment rate Error range of
rate, 2019(1)
2018 2019 2018 2019 2018 2019 2018 2019 2018 2019

United States

257,791 259,175 162,075 163,539 155,761 157,538 6,314 6,001 3.9 3.7 3.6 – 3.7

Northeast

45,107 45,135 28,423 28,594 27,295 27,523 1,128 1,071 4.0 3.7 3.6 – 3.9

New England

12,090 12,132 8,044 8,095 7,765 7,844 279 251 3.5 3.1 2.9 – 3.3

Connecticut

2,882 2,884 1,901 1,914 1,822 1,842 79 71 4.1 3.7 3.2 – 4.3

Maine

1,104 1,110 696 693 673 672 23 21 3.2 3.0 2.5 – 3.6

Massachusetts

5,613 5,635 3,785 3,817 3,658 3,707 127 111 3.4 2.9 2.6 – 3.2

New Hampshire

1,113 1,121 763 774 743 754 20 20 2.6 2.5 2.2 – 2.9

Rhode Island

861 864 555 556 532 536 22 20 4.0 3.6 3.0 – 4.1

Vermont

517 518 345 342 336 334 9 8 2.5 2.4 2.0 – 2.7

Middle Atlantic

33,017 33,003 20,378 20,499 19,529 19,679 849 821 4.2 4.0 3.8 – 4.2

New Jersey

7,062 7,071 4,433 4,493 4,251 4,333 182 160 4.1 3.6 3.1 – 4.0

New York

15,692 15,656 9,522 9,514 9,128 9,138 394 377 4.1 4.0 3.7 – 4.3

Pennsylvania

10,262 10,277 6,424 6,492 6,151 6,208 273 284 4.2 4.4 4.0 – 4.8

Midwest

53,611 53,780 34,833 35,000 33,546 33,734 1,287 1,266 3.7 3.6 3.5 – 3.8

East North Central

37,030 37,112 23,653 23,679 22,700 22,766 953 912 4.0 3.9 3.7 – 4.0

Illinois

10,020 10,001 6,464 6,447 6,185 6,191 279 256 4.3 4.0 3.6 – 4.3

Indiana

5,209 5,246 3,382 3,387 3,264 3,275 118 112 3.5 3.3 2.9 – 3.7

Michigan

7,975 7,993 4,909 4,937 4,705 4,736 203 201 4.1 4.1 3.7 – 4.5

Ohio

9,215 9,239 5,781 5,802 5,522 5,564 259 239 4.5 4.1 3.7 – 4.5

Wisconsin

4,610 4,633 3,118 3,105 3,025 3,001 94 104 3.0 3.3 2.9 – 3.8

West North Central

16,581 16,668 11,180 11,321 10,846 10,968 334 353 3.0 3.1 2.9 – 3.3

Iowa

2,459 2,468 1,691 1,739 1,647 1,691 44 48 2.6 2.7 2.3 – 3.2

Kansas

2,222 2,229 1,478 1,487 1,429 1,440 49 47 3.3 3.2 2.7 – 3.6

Minnesota

4,390 4,424 3,071 3,110 2,981 3,009 90 100 2.9 3.2 2.8 – 3.6

Missouri

4,791 4,811 3,053 3,083 2,957 2,982 96 102 3.2 3.3 2.9 – 3.7

Nebraska

1,471 1,481 1,023 1,035 994 1,004 30 32 2.9 3.0 2.7 – 3.4

North Dakota

580 582 404 404 393 394 10 10 2.6 2.4 2.0 – 2.7

South Dakota

667 672 460 464 445 449 14 15 3.1 3.3 2.8 – 3.8

South

97,051 98,053 59,727 60,551 57,445 58,428 2,283 2,122 3.8 3.5 3.4 – 3.6

South Atlantic

51,596 52,147 31,815 32,271 30,629 31,191 1,185 1,080 3.7 3.3 3.2 – 3.5

Delaware

770 778 482 487 464 469 18 18 3.8 3.8 3.2 – 4.3

District of Columbia

574 577 405 410 382 387 23 22 5.7 5.5 4.9 – 6.1

Florida

17,183 17,410 10,174 10,337 9,809 10,016 365 321 3.6 3.1 2.8 – 3.4

Georgia

8,091 8,196 5,080 5,110 4,880 4,935 200 175 3.9 3.4 3.0 – 3.8

Maryland

4,748 4,761 3,222 3,261 3,095 3,144 127 117 3.9 3.6 3.1 – 4.0

North Carolina

8,137 8,243 4,986 5,080 4,788 4,884 198 197 4.0 3.9 3.5 – 4.3

South Carolina

4,003 4,063 2,340 2,376 2,259 2,308 81 68 3.5 2.8 2.4 – 3.3

Virginia

6,634 6,672 4,341 4,412 4,210 4,289 132 123 3.0 2.8 2.4 – 3.1

West Virginia

1,455 1,447 785 797 744 758 41 39 5.2 4.9 4.4 – 5.5

East South Central

14,940 15,023 8,798 8,935 8,447 8,596 351 339 4.0 3.8 3.5 – 4.1

Alabama

3,846 3,862 2,217 2,242 2,131 2,174 86 67 3.9 3.0 2.6 – 3.4

Kentucky

3,484 3,494 2,058 2,073 1,969 1,984 89 89 4.3 4.3 3.7 – 4.9

Mississippi

2,286 2,287 1,269 1,276 1,208 1,207 61 69 4.8 5.4 4.8 – 6.0

Tennessee

5,324 5,379 3,254 3,345 3,140 3,232 114 113 3.5 3.4 3.0 – 3.8

West South Central

30,515 30,883 19,115 19,345 18,369 18,641 746 704 3.9 3.6 3.4 – 3.8

Arkansas

2,333 2,343 1,353 1,363 1,304 1,314 49 48 3.6 3.5 3.1 – 4.0

Louisiana

3,581 3,577 2,104 2,095 2,002 1,994 103 101 4.9 4.8 4.3 – 5.3

Oklahoma

3,011 3,029 1,841 1,841 1,778 1,781 63 61 3.4 3.3 2.8 – 3.8

Texas

21,590 21,934 13,817 14,045 13,285 13,552 532 494 3.8 3.5 3.3 – 3.8

West

60,924 61,513 38,405 38,955 36,816 37,430 1,589 1,525 4.1 3.9 3.8 – 4.1

Mountain

18,998 19,341 12,193 12,512 11,717 12,056 475 456 3.9 3.6 3.4 – 3.9

Arizona

5,598 5,713 3,423 3,551 3,261 3,385 162 167 4.7 4.7 4.2 – 5.2

Colorado

4,471 4,545 3,081 3,149 2,983 3,062 97 87 3.2 2.8 2.3 – 3.2

Idaho

1,335 1,368 857 882 832 856 25 26 2.9 2.9 2.5 – 3.3

Montana

842 850 529 533 510 515 19 19 3.6 3.5 3.0 – 3.9

Nevada

2,375 2,424 1,504 1,542 1,437 1,482 67 60 4.4 3.9 3.4 – 4.4

New Mexico

1,631 1,640 938 955 892 908 46 46 4.9 4.9 4.3 – 5.4

Utah

2,298 2,351 1,570 1,608 1,522 1,566 48 42 3.0 2.6 2.3 – 3.0

Wyoming

448 450 291 292 280 282 11 11 3.9 3.6 3.1 – 4.1

Pacific

41,926 42,171 26,213 26,443 25,099 25,374 1,114 1,069 4.3 4.0 3.9 – 4.2

Alaska

546 545 353 348 330 326 23 21 6.5 6.1 5.5 – 6.8

California

30,983 31,107 19,281 19,412 18,461 18,627 820 784 4.3 4.0 3.8 – 4.3

Hawaii

1,093 1,091 675 665 658 647 17 18 2.5 2.7 2.3 – 3.1

Oregon

3,371 3,409 2,097 2,104 2,012 2,025 85 79 4.1 3.7 3.3 – 4.2

Washington

5,933 6,020 3,807 3,914 3,638 3,748 169 166 4.5 4.3 3.8 – 4.7

Puerto Rico

2,666 2,642 1,078 1,077 979 987 99 89 9.2 8.3 (2)-

Footnotes
(1) Error ranges are shown at the 90-percent confidence level and are based on unrounded data.
(2) Data not available.

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. Data for Puerto Rico are derived from a monthly household survey similar to the Current Population Survey.

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Last Modified Date: March 04, 2020