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Table 1. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population 16 years of age and over by region, division, and state, 2019-20 annual averages

Table 1. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population 16 years of age and over by region, division, and state, 2019-20 annual averages
[Numbers in thousands]
Region, division, and state Population Civilian labor force Employed Unemployed Unemployment rate Error range of
rate, 2020(1)
2019 2020 2019 2020 2019 2020 2019 2020 2019 2020

United States

259,175 260,329 163,539 160,742 157,538 147,795 6,001 12,947 3.7 8.1 8.0 – 8.2

Northeast

45,145 45,097 28,598 28,013 27,539 25,436 1,059 2,577 3.7 9.2 8.9 – 9.5

New England

12,136 12,162 8,072 7,841 7,822 7,212 250 629 3.1 8.0 7.7 – 8.4

Connecticut

2,885 2,883 1,917 1,873 1,848 1,725 69 148 3.6 7.9 6.5 – 9.3

Maine

1,112 1,118 696 677 677 640 19 37 2.7 5.4 4.0 – 6.9

Massachusetts

5,636 5,648 3,782 3,658 3,668 3,334 114 324 3.0 8.9 7.9 – 9.8

New Hampshire

1,122 1,130 773 762 753 711 20 51 2.6 6.7 5.2 – 8.2

Rhode Island

863 864 559 542 539 491 20 51 3.6 9.4 7.8 – 11.0

Vermont

518 519 344 330 336 312 8 18 2.3 5.6 4.7 – 6.5

Middle Atlantic

33,009 32,936 20,526 20,172 19,717 18,224 809 1,948 3.9 9.7 9.3 – 10.0

New Jersey

7,074 7,077 4,522 4,495 4,367 4,055 155 440 3.4 9.8 8.5 – 11.0

New York

15,659 15,581 9,507 9,289 9,143 8,361 364 928 3.8 10.0 9.1 – 10.9

Pennsylvania

10,275 10,278 6,497 6,388 6,207 5,808 290 580 4.5 9.1 8.1 – 10.1

Midwest

53,783 53,890 35,027 34,445 33,766 31,839 1,261 2,606 3.6 7.6 7.4 – 7.8

East North Central

37,108 37,140 23,715 23,229 22,802 21,261 913 1,967 3.8 8.5 8.2 – 8.8

Illinois

9,997 9,960 6,446 6,249 6,189 5,658 257 592 4.0 9.5 8.4 – 10.6

Indiana

5,244 5,273 3,382 3,319 3,273 3,083 109 236 3.2 7.1 6.2 – 8.0

Michigan

7,991 7,995 4,949 4,841 4,748 4,363 201 478 4.1 9.9 8.6 – 11.2

Ohio

9,243 9,258 5,842 5,754 5,599 5,285 243 469 4.2 8.1 6.9 – 9.4

Wisconsin

4,634 4,655 3,094 3,065 2,993 2,873 101 193 3.3 6.3 5.4 – 7.2

West North Central

16,675 16,749 11,313 11,216 10,964 10,578 348 638 3.1 5.7 5.4 – 6.0

Iowa

2,471 2,479 1,734 1,666 1,686 1,579 48 88 2.8 5.3 4.4 – 6.1

Kansas

2,228 2,234 1,494 1,497 1,446 1,409 47 88 3.2 5.9 4.7 – 7.1

Minnesota

4,424 4,449 3,093 3,095 2,995 2,904 98 191 3.2 6.2 4.7 – 7.6

Missouri

4,815 4,835 3,079 3,053 2,978 2,867 101 186 3.3 6.1 5.2 – 7.0

Nebraska

1,479 1,487 1,041 1,035 1,009 991 31 44 3.0 4.2 3.5 – 5.0

North Dakota

584 585 409 407 400 386 10 21 2.3 5.1 4.3 – 6.0

South Dakota

674 680 463 463 449 442 14 22 3.0 4.6 3.7 – 5.6

South

98,135 99,146 60,608 59,789 58,481 55,496 2,127 4,293 3.5 7.2 7.0 – 7.3

South Atlantic

52,211 52,751 32,322 31,728 31,232 29,482 1,090 2,246 3.4 7.1 6.9 – 7.3

Delaware

781 791 488 484 470 446 18 38 3.7 7.8 6.4 – 9.2

District of Columbia

581 584 415 410 393 377 22 33 5.4 8.0 7.0 – 9.0

Florida

17,421 17,647 10,330 10,114 9,991 9,333 339 781 3.3 7.7 6.6 – 8.9

Georgia

8,204 8,298 5,148 5,072 4,966 4,741 182 331 3.5 6.5 5.7 – 7.3

Maryland

4,766 4,773 3,270 3,173 3,156 2,958 114 215 3.5 6.8 5.8 – 7.7

North Carolina

8,255 8,360 5,077 4,951 4,886 4,587 192 363 3.8 7.3 6.4 – 8.3

South Carolina

4,069 4,131 2,368 2,385 2,303 2,237 65 147 2.8 6.2 5.0 – 7.3

Virginia

6,685 6,724 4,427 4,347 4,309 4,075 119 271 2.7 6.2 5.3 – 7.2

West Virginia

1,450 1,444 798 792 759 726 39 66 4.9 8.3 7.3 – 9.4

East South Central

15,031 15,114 8,917 8,799 8,580 8,186 337 613 3.8 7.0 6.6 – 7.3

Alabama

3,866 3,882 2,237 2,230 2,169 2,099 68 131 3.0 5.9 4.9 – 6.9

Kentucky

3,497 3,508 2,070 2,020 1,985 1,886 86 134 4.1 6.6 5.2 – 8.1

Mississippi

2,287 2,287 1,280 1,259 1,209 1,158 71 102 5.5 8.1 7.0 – 9.2

Tennessee

5,381 5,438 3,329 3,289 3,217 3,044 112 246 3.4 7.5 6.4 – 8.5

West South Central

30,892 31,281 19,368 19,263 18,669 17,828 700 1,435 3.6 7.4 7.2 – 7.7

Arkansas

2,346 2,358 1,365 1,354 1,317 1,272 48 82 3.5 6.1 5.2 – 6.9

Louisiana

3,584 3,581 2,120 2,077 2,021 1,905 99 171 4.7 8.3 7.2 – 9.3

Oklahoma

3,031 3,053 1,846 1,848 1,788 1,735 57 114 3.1 6.1 5.2 – 7.1

Texas

21,931 22,289 14,038 13,983 13,542 12,915 496 1,068 3.5 7.6 7.0 – 8.3

West

61,482 61,982 38,907 38,364 37,368 34,907 1,539 3,457 4.0 9.0 8.8 – 9.2

Mountain

19,372 19,727 12,514 12,528 12,054 11,570 460 958 3.7 7.6 7.3 – 8.0

Arizona

5,728 5,860 3,539 3,570 3,367 3,288 172 282 4.9 7.9 6.7 – 9.1

Colorado

4,547 4,610 3,126 3,122 3,043 2,895 83 227 2.7 7.3 6.1 – 8.5

Idaho

1,370 1,406 879 892 855 844 24 48 2.8 5.4 4.5 – 6.2

Montana

852 862 537 540 518 508 19 32 3.6 5.9 5.1 – 6.7

Nevada

2,433 2,481 1,566 1,531 1,505 1,334 61 196 3.9 12.8 11.1 – 14.6

New Mexico

1,642 1,653 960 943 912 864 48 79 5.0 8.4 7.5 – 9.3

Utah

2,350 2,400 1,609 1,632 1,569 1,556 41 76 2.5 4.7 4.0 – 5.4

Wyoming

451 454 296 297 285 279 11 17 3.7 5.8 5.0 – 6.7

Pacific

42,110 42,255 26,393 25,836 25,314 23,337 1,079 2,499 4.1 9.7 9.4 – 10.0

Alaska

546 546 354 347 335 320 19 27 5.4 7.8 6.6 – 9.1

California

31,043 31,084 19,354 18,821 18,551 16,913 803 1,908 4.2 10.1 9.6 – 10.7

Hawaii

1,091 1,086 669 648 653 573 16 75 2.5 11.6 10.1 – 13.1

Oregon

3,409 3,441 2,107 2,105 2,029 1,945 78 159 3.7 7.6 6.5 – 8.6

Washington

6,021 6,099 3,909 3,915 3,747 3,586 162 329 4.1 8.4 7.4 – 9.4

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.

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Last Modified Date: March 03, 2021