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Mountain-Plains - Labor Force Statistics

 
Civilian labor force in the Midwest and West, seasonally adjusted (in thousands)
Area

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United States

164,401 160,838 160,143 160,867 -3,534 -2.1

Midwest

35,071.1 34,595.7 34,394.1 34,421.0 -650.0 -1.9

Illinois

6,435.5 6,316.5 6,345.1 (p)6,237.6 (p)-197.9 (p)-3.1

Indiana

3,389.4 3,356.2 3,348.6 (p)3,341.3 (p)-48.1 (p)-1.4

Iowa

1,754.4 1,624.5 1,637.9 (p)1,632.9 (p)-121.5 (p)-6.9

Kansas

1,491.7 1,499.3 1,470.2 (p)1,517.3 (p)25.6 (p)1.7

Michigan

4,941.5 4,914.1 4,840.8 (p)4,860.1 (p)-81.4 (p)-1.6

Minnesota

3,123.6 3,111.8 3,061.0 (p)3,014.0 (p)-109.6 (p)-3.5

Missouri

3,104.1 3,080.7 3,002.0 (p)2,985.6 (p)-118.5 (p)-3.8

Nebraska

1,038.3 1,038.5 1,034.6 (p)1,029.6 (p)-8.7 (p)-0.8

North Dakota

404.0 397.3 396.7 (p)400.1 (p)-3.9 (p)-1.0

Ohio

5,814.5 5,763.7 5,659.4 (p)5,807.9 (p)-6.6 (p)-0.1

South Dakota

465.9 460.5 464.4 (p)462.7 (p)-3.2 (p)-0.7

Wisconsin

3,108.1 3,054.9 3,144.4 (p)3,133.2 (p)25.0 (p)0.8

West

39,171.4 37,916.1 38,236.5 39,042.5 -128.9 -0.3

Alaska

346.9 329.1 333.8 (p)353.6 (p)6.7 (p)1.9

Arizona

3,595.7 3,414.6 3,576.0 (p)3,587.3 (p)-8.4 (p)-0.2

California

19,485.3 18,657.5 18,668.7 (p)19,277.8 (p)-207.5 (p)-1.1

Colorado

3,175.1 3,087.8 3,121.2 (p)3,138.7 (p)-36.3 (p)-1.1

Hawaii

666.6 639.5 614.0 (p)642.6 (p)-24.0 (p)-3.6

Idaho

888.9 896.5 919.0 (p)914.2 (p)25.3 (p)2.8

Montana

536.0 533.2 535.0 (p)536.1 (p)0.1 (p)0.0

Nevada

1,551.9 1,495.4 1,547.9 (p)1,545.4 (p)-6.5 (p)-0.4

New Mexico

960.2 896.7 954.0 (p)925.2 (p)-35.0 (p)-3.6

Oregon

2,103.2 2,072.0 2,031.5 (p)2,139.4 (p)36.2 (p)1.7

Utah

1,622.5 1,625.6 1,670.9 (p)1,643.7 (p)21.3 (p)1.3

Washington

3,946.4 3,957.2 3,928.3 (p)3,989.0 (p)42.6 (p)1.1

Wyoming

292.8 292.3 294.2 (p)295.3 (p)2.6 (p)0.9

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

Source: Local Area Unemployment Statistics
The State and regional data above are a product of the Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program, a Federal-State cooperative program in which total employment and unemployment are measured for approximately 7,200 areas.

 
Unemployed in the Midwest and West, seasonally adjusted (in thousands)
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United States

5,857 13,550 12,580 11,061 5,204 88.9

Midwest

1,240.1 2,760.6 2,474.3 1,831.2 591.1 47.7

Illinois

236.2 695.0 660.8 (p)425.9 (p)189.7 (p)80.3

Indiana

107.4 214.6 209.5 (p)167.7 (p)60.3 (p)56.2

Iowa

49.3 101.7 78.7 (p)58.5 (p)9.2 (p)18.7

Kansas

46.8 103.5 86.5 (p)80.0 (p)33.3 (p)71.1

Michigan

190.5 425.2 414.9 (p)266.4 (p)75.9 (p)39.8

Minnesota

101.8 230.6 181.9 (p)137.4 (p)35.6 (p)35.0

Missouri

105.7 214.4 143.8 (p)137.7 (p)32.1 (p)30.4

Nebraska

31.2 41.4 37.5 (p)30.9 (p)-0.4 (p)-1.2

North Dakota

9.7 20.1 17.3 (p)19.0 (p)9.3 (p)96.3

Ohio

238.1 510.2 468.7 (p)323.6 (p)85.5 (p)35.9

South Dakota

15.8 22.2 19.0 (p)16.9 (p)1.1 (p)6.8

Wisconsin

107.6 192.3 169.5 (p)179.4 (p)71.9 (p)66.8

West

1,464.2 3,567.4 3,582.3 3,211.1 1,747.0 119.3

Alaska

21.3 24.2 24.0 (p)20.7 (p)-0.5 (p)-2.6

Arizona

163.3 202.5 233.7 (p)288.5 (p)125.2 (p)76.7

California

754.0 2,086.7 2,065.8 (p)1,786.5 (p)1,032.5 (p)136.9

Colorado

80.2 205.8 199.8 (p)201.6 (p)121.3 (p)151.2

Hawaii

17.7 82.8 92.0 (p)91.7 (p)74.0 (p)417.0

Idaho

25.4 37.5 56.1 (p)50.3 (p)24.9 (p)97.8

Montana

18.8 31.0 28.9 (p)26.3 (p)7.5 (p)40.0

Nevada

57.2 199.4 192.9 (p)185.5 (p)128.3 (p)224.1

New Mexico

45.6 102.0 94.4 (p)74.8 (p)29.2 (p)63.9

Oregon

71.4 176.6 159.5 (p)147.4 (p)76.0 (p)106.6

Utah

39.4 66.3 83.7 (p)67.2 (p)27.8 (p)70.4

Washington

158.9 333.6 326.0 (p)238.6 (p)79.7 (p)50.2

Wyoming

10.9 19.2 17.9 (p)16.3 (p)5.4 (p)49.6

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

Source: Local Area Unemployment Statistics
The State and regional data above are a product of the Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program, a Federal-State cooperative program in which total employment and unemployment are measured for approximately 7,200 areas.

 
Unemployment rates in the Midwest and West, seasonally adjusted (in percent)
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United States

3.6 8.4 7.9 6.9 3.3

Midwest

3.5 8.0 7.2 5.3 1.8

Illinois

3.7 11.0 10.4 (p)6.8 (p)3.1

Indiana

3.2 6.4 6.3 (p)5.0 (p)1.8

Iowa

2.8 6.3 4.8 (p)3.6 (p)0.8

Kansas

3.1 6.9 5.9 (p)5.3 (p)2.2

Michigan

3.9 8.7 8.6 (p)5.5 (p)1.6

Minnesota

3.3 7.4 5.9 (p)4.6 (p)1.3

Missouri

3.4 7.0 4.8 (p)4.6 (p)1.2

Nebraska

3.0 4.0 3.6 (p)3.0 (p)0.0

North Dakota

2.4 5.0 4.4 (p)4.8 (p)2.4

Ohio

4.1 8.9 8.3 (p)5.6 (p)1.5

South Dakota

3.4 4.8 4.1 (p)3.6 (p)0.2

Wisconsin

3.5 6.3 5.4 (p)5.7 (p)2.2

West

3.7 9.4 9.4 8.2 4.5

Alaska

6.1 7.4 7.2 (p)5.9 (p)-0.2

Arizona

4.5 5.9 6.5 (p)8.0 (p)3.5

California

3.9 11.2 11.1 (p)9.3 (p)5.4

Colorado

2.5 6.7 6.4 (p)6.4 (p)3.9

Hawaii

2.7 13.0 15.0 (p)14.3 (p)11.6

Idaho

2.9 4.2 6.1 (p)5.5 (p)2.6

Montana

3.5 5.8 5.4 (p)4.9 (p)1.4

Nevada

3.7 13.3 12.5 (p)12.0 (p)8.3

New Mexico

4.8 11.4 9.9 (p)8.1 (p)3.3

Oregon

3.4 8.5 7.9 (p)6.9 (p)3.5

Utah

2.4 4.1 5.0 (p)4.1 (p)1.7

Washington

4.0 8.4 8.3 (p)6.0 (p)2.0

Wyoming

3.7 6.6 6.1 (p)5.5 (p)1.8

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

Source: Local Area Unemployment Statistics
The State and regional data above are a product of the Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program, a Federal-State cooperative program in which total employment and unemployment are measured for approximately 7,200 areas.

 
Unemployment rates in Mountain and West North Central states by Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), not seasonally adjusted (in percent)
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Mountain Census Division

Arizona

Flagstaff

5.0 13.7 7.9 (p)8.2 (p)3.2

Lake Havasu City-Kingman

5.5 12.7 7.4 (p)8.1 (p)2.6

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale

3.9 10.4 5.9 (p)6.3 (p)2.4

Prescott

4.2 9.6 5.4 (p)5.7 (p)1.5

Sierra Vista-Douglas

5.5 9.4 5.3 (p)5.7 (p)0.2

Tucson

4.3 10.6 5.9 (p)6.5 (p)2.2

Yuma

19.2 25.1 16.4 (p)17.0 (p)-2.2

Colorado

Boulder

2.1 6.7 5.8 (p)5.3 (p)3.2

Colorado Springs

2.8 6.9 6.2 (p)5.9 (p)3.1

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood

2.3 7.9 7.0 (p)6.5 (p)4.2

Fort Collins

2.0 6.2 5.6 (p)5.2 (p)3.2

Grand Junction

2.8 7.0 6.2 (p)5.7 (p)2.9

Greeley

2.2 7.3 6.6 (p)6.3 (p)4.1

Pueblo

3.6 7.9 7.3 (p)7.5 (p)3.9

Idaho

Boise City

2.3 5.2 4.1 (p)6.0 (p)3.7

Coeur d'Alene

2.7 6.0 4.8 (p)7.2 (p)4.5

Idaho Falls

2.1 3.1 2.7 (p)4.2 (p)2.1

Lewiston ID-WA

2.6 5.3 4.1 (p)4.9 (p)2.3

Logan, UT-ID

1.8 2.7 2.6 (p)3.0 (p)1.2

Pocatello

2.4 4.6 3.6 (p)5.7 (p)3.3

Montana

Billings

2.8 5.9 5.1 (p)4.5 (p)1.7

Great Falls

3.1 6.2 5.5 (p)4.9 (p)1.8

Missoula

2.7 6.3 5.6 (p)4.7 (p)2.0

Nevada

Carson City

3.5 8.1 7.3 (p)6.8 (p)3.3

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise

3.9 16.6 15.6 (p)14.8 (p)10.9

Reno

3.0 8.2 7.3 (p)6.7 (p)3.7

New Mexico

Albuquerque

4.5 13.1 11.1 (p)8.9 (p)4.4

Farmington

5.5 15.5 13.7 (p)11.3 (p)5.8

Las Cruces

5.2 13.0 10.9 (p)8.7 (p)3.5

Santa Fe

3.7 13.5 11.5 (p)9.2 (p)5.5

Utah

Logan, UT-ID

1.8 2.7 2.6 (p)3.0 (p)1.2

Ogden-Clearfield

2.2 4.0 3.7 (p)4.2 (p)2.0

Provo-Orem

2.0 3.6 3.4 (p)3.8 (p)1.8

Salt Lake City

2.2 5.3 4.7 (p)5.2 (p)3.0

St. George

2.5 5.2 4.8 (p)5.2 (p)2.7

Wyoming

Casper

3.7 10.2 9.5 (p)8.7 (p)5.0

Cheyenne

3.4 5.9 5.1 (p)4.9 (p)1.5

West North Central Census Division

Iowa

Ames

1.6 5.2 4.4 (p)2.8 (p)1.2

Cedar Rapids

2.6 7.9 8.3 (p)5.5 (p)2.9

Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL

3.9 9.4 8.5 (p)7.1 (p)3.2

Des Moines-West Des Moines

2.3 7.2 6.7 (p)4.7 (p)2.4

Dubuque

2.1 7.3 6.5 (p)4.6 (p)2.5

Iowa City

1.9 6.4 6.1 (p)4.0 (p)2.1

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

2.8 6.0 4.6 (p)3.8 (p)1.0

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

2.4 6.0 5.4 (p)3.7 (p)1.3

Waterloo-Cedar Falls

2.7 7.1 6.5 (p)4.6 (p)1.9

Kansas

Kansas City, MO-KS

2.7 7.6 7.3 (p)4.9 (p)2.2

Lawrence

2.5 8.2 7.2 (p)5.5 (p)3.0

Manhattan

2.3 7.4 5.9 (p)4.3 (p)2.0

St. Joseph, MO-KS

2.3 5.5 5.5 (p)3.3 (p)1.0

Topeka

2.8 7.0 6.6 (p)5.3 (p)2.5

Wichita

3.0 11.0 10.3 (p)8.0 (p)5.0

Minnesota

Duluth, MN-WI

3.1 8.8 8.0 (p)6.0 (p)2.9

Fargo, ND-MN

1.9 5.1 3.9 (p)3.0 (p)1.1

Grand Forks, ND-MN

2.0 5.8 4.6 (p)3.3 (p)1.3

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

2.4 5.9 5.1 (p)3.6 (p)1.2

Mankato-North Mankato

2.3 6.2 6.0 (p)4.3 (p)2.0

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

2.5 8.2 7.8 (p)5.9 (p)3.4

Rochester

2.2 6.6 5.8 (p)4.2 (p)2.0

St. Cloud

2.6 6.1 5.9 (p)4.5 (p)1.9

Missouri

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL

2.7 6.5 6.2 (p)3.9 (p)1.2

Columbia

1.9 5.1 5.1 (p)2.9 (p)1.0

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

2.4 5.7 5.7 (p)5.3 (p)2.9

Jefferson City

2.0 5.5 5.8 (p)2.8 (p)0.8

Joplin

2.5 6.5 6.4 (p)3.9 (p)1.4

Kansas City, MO-KS

2.7 7.6 7.3 (p)4.9 (p)2.2

Springfield

2.4 6.3 5.8 (p)3.4 (p)1.0

St. Joseph, MO-KS

2.3 5.5 5.5 (p)3.3 (p)1.0

St. Louis, MO-IL

2.8 8.2 8.0 (p)5.5 (p)2.7

Nebraska

Grand Island

2.9 5.5 4.9 (p)4.1 (p)1.2

Lincoln

2.6 5.0 3.8 (p)3.2 (p)0.6

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

2.8 6.0 4.6 (p)3.8 (p)1.0

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

2.4 6.0 5.4 (p)3.7 (p)1.3

North Dakota

Bismarck

1.9 4.9 3.9 (p)3.1 (p)1.2

Fargo, ND-MN

1.9 5.1 3.9 (p)3.0 (p)1.1

Grand Forks, ND-MN

2.0 5.8 4.6 (p)3.3 (p)1.3

South Dakota

Rapid City

3.2 6.8 5.3 (p)4.2 (p)1.0

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

2.4 6.0 5.4 (p)3.7 (p)1.3

Sioux Falls

2.6 5.6 4.3 (p)3.4 (p)0.8

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

Source: Local Area Unemployment Statistics
The State and regional data above are a product of the Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program, a Federal-State cooperative program in which total employment and unemployment are measured for approximately 7,200 areas.

 
Nonfarm wage and salary employment in Mountain and West North Central States, seasonally adjusted (in thousands)
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United States

151,553 141,063 (p)141,735 (p)142,373 (p)-9,180 (p)-6.1

Mountain Census Division

Arizona

2,958.9 2,859.4 2,864.6 (p)2,885.7 (p)-73.2 (p)-2.5

Colorado

2,799.7 2,651.8 2,667.0 (p)2,688.1 (p)-111.6 (p)-4.0

Idaho

762.9 759.6 757.8 (p)763.2 (p)0.3 (p)0.0

Montana

484.6 464.6 469.0 (p)470.2 (p)-14.4 (p)-3.0

Nevada

1,422.5 1,293.5 1,301.7 (p)1,305.3 (p)-117.2 (p)-8.2

New Mexico

860.5 798.1 802.5 (p)804.2 (p)-56.3 (p)-6.5

Utah

1,574.9 1,539.6 1,557.4 (p)1,565.9 (p)-9.0 (p)-0.6

Wyoming

289.5 270.5 272.5 (p)275.9 (p)-13.6 (p)-4.7

West North Central Census Division

Iowa

1,587.9 1,492.2 1,502.2 (p)1,512.8 (p)-75.1 (p)-4.7

Kansas

1,421.9 1,367.6 1,361.7 (p)1,368.9 (p)-53.0 (p)-3.7

Minnesota

2,981.6 2,764.2 2,780.2 (p)2,793.4 (p)-188.2 (p)-6.3

Missouri

2,905.0 2,771.5 2,776.8 (p)2,783.2 (p)-121.8 (p)-4.2

Nebraska

1,030.1 992.4 999.7 (p)1,004.2 (p)-25.9 (p)-2.5

North Dakota

438.6 408.3 409.7 (p)410.4 (p)-28.2 (p)-6.4

South Dakota

442.5 423.2 429.6 (p)428.4 (p)-14.1 (p)-3.2

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

Source: Current Employment Statistics - National - State and Metropolitan Area
The Current Employment Statistics (CES) Survey is a monthly survey of business establishments which provides estimates of employment, hours, and earnings data by industry for the nation as a whole, all States, and most major metropolitan areas since 1939. The CES survey is a Federal-State cooperative program in which State employment security agencies prepare the data using concepts, definitions, and technical procedures prescribed by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.