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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

160,078 161,347 161,537 161,354 1,276 0.8

Midwest

34,521.4 34,153.5 34,209.1 34,254.3 -267.1 -0.8

Illinois

6,363.9 6,206.6 6,217.6 (p)6,223.0 (p)-140.9 (p)-2.2

Indiana

3,331.8 3,346.2 3,343.0 (p)3,341.5 (p)9.7 (p)0.3

Iowa

1,632.8 1,661.4 1,660.5 (p)1,660.5 (p)27.7 (p)1.7

Kansas

1,472.4 1,514.5 1,515.2 (p)1,514.8 (p)42.4 (p)2.9

Michigan

4,848.8 4,715.1 4,726.0 (p)4,738.1 (p)-110.7 (p)-2.3

Minnesota

3,086.4 3,030.0 3,030.6 (p)3,034.7 (p)-51.7 (p)-1.7

Missouri

3,080.0 3,075.4 3,072.7 (p)3,070.0 (p)-10.0 (p)-0.3

Nebraska

1,028.2 1,021.4 1,021.9 (p)1,022.9 (p)-5.3 (p)-0.5

North Dakota

404.6 403.4 401.9 (p)402.0 (p)-2.5 (p)-0.6

Ohio

5,668.8 5,604.6 5,638.3 (p)5,661.3 (p)-7.5 (p)-0.1

South Dakota

475.7 470.7 471.3 (p)471.1 (p)-4.6 (p)-1.0

Wisconsin

3,128.1 3,104.4 3,110.0 (p)3,114.4 (p)-13.7 (p)-0.4

West

37,861.9 38,758.8 38,837.0 38,878.0 1,016.1 2.7

Alaska

333.2 348.9 349.4 (p)349.2 (p)16.0 (p)4.8

Arizona

3,542.0 3,631.8 3,637.7 (p)3,644.0 (p)102.0 (p)2.9

California

18,385.6 18,927.5 18,982.8 (p)19,013.3 (p)627.8 (p)3.4

Colorado

3,133.3 3,195.5 3,193.2 (p)3,192.3 (p)59.0 (p)1.9

Hawaii

610.1 645.9 647.3 (p)646.8 (p)36.7 (p)6.0

Idaho

908.6 902.9 904.9 (p)906.2 (p)-2.4 (p)-0.3

Montana

539.7 539.4 540.7 (p)541.2 (p)1.5 (p)0.3

Nevada

1,535.2 1,577.6 1,571.4 (p)1,562.6 (p)27.4 (p)1.8

New Mexico

960.7 954.3 953.7 (p)951.9 (p)-8.8 (p)-0.9

Oregon

2,107.1 2,170.6 2,170.4 (p)2,169.7 (p)62.6 (p)3.0

Utah

1,640.3 1,662.4 1,667.7 (p)1,670.1 (p)29.8 (p)1.8

Washington

3,870.0 3,906.3 3,923.0 (p)3,936.9 (p)66.9 (p)1.7

Wyoming

296.2 295.7 294.7 (p)293.7 (p)-2.5 (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

12,535 8,702 8,384 7,674 -4,861 -38.8

Midwest

2,439.7 1,650.1 1,639.4 1,604.0 -835.7 -34.3

Illinois

660.7 437.8 435.9 (p)421.7 (p)-239.0 (p)-36.2

Indiana

210.5 138.1 137.4 (p)134.8 (p)-75.7 (p)-35.9

Iowa

76.1 67.6 68.0 (p)66.1 (p)-10.0 (p)-13.1

Kansas

90.2 57.7 58.0 (p)59.0 (p)-31.1 (p)-34.5

Michigan

398.0 227.4 223.9 (p)220.3 (p)-177.7 (p)-44.7

Minnesota

180.5 117.7 114.9 (p)111.0 (p)-69.5 (p)-38.5

Missouri

165.9 128.6 123.1 (p)118.1 (p)-47.8 (p)-28.8

Nebraska

38.6 23.9 22.4 (p)20.7 (p)-17.9 (p)-46.4

North Dakota

19.0 15.8 14.6 (p)14.0 (p)-4.9 (p)-26.0

Ohio

418.4 300.4 305.0 (p)303.3 (p)-115.1 (p)-27.5

South Dakota

19.2 13.5 13.6 (p)13.5 (p)-5.7 (p)-29.9

Wisconsin

162.7 121.6 122.6 (p)121.4 (p)-41.3 (p)-25.4

West

3,445.4 2,550.6 2,512.0 2,448.0 -997.4 -28.9

Alaska

23.3 23.1 22.5 (p)22.0 (p)-1.3 (p)-5.4

Arizona

242.6 238.2 225.2 (p)209.1 (p)-33.5 (p)-13.8

California

1,950.1 1,433.8 1,431.5 (p)1,418.8 (p)-531.3 (p)-27.2

Colorado

218.9 196.0 188.9 (p)178.8 (p)-40.1 (p)-18.3

Hawaii

90.4 47.2 45.6 (p)43.0 (p)-47.4 (p)-52.5

Idaho

54.8 26.7 26.6 (p)25.9 (p)-28.9 (p)-52.8

Montana

27.9 19.5 19.1 (p)18.1 (p)-9.8 (p)-35.1

Nevada

199.7 121.6 120.5 (p)117.3 (p)-82.4 (p)-41.3

New Mexico

83.1 72.5 68.8 (p)65.6 (p)-17.5 (p)-21.1

Oregon

159.0 113.9 107.5 (p)102.1 (p)-56.9 (p)-35.8

Utah

69.2 43.4 42.5 (p)40.1 (p)-29.0 (p)-42.0

Washington

309.3 199.2 198.8 (p)194.0 (p)-115.3 (p)-37.3

Wyoming

17.0 15.4 14.5 (p)13.2 (p)-3.8 (p)-22.2

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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Sep 2021

United States

7.8 5.4 5.2 4.8 -3.0

Midwest

7.1 4.8 4.8 4.7 -2.4

Illinois

10.4 7.1 7.0 (p)6.8 (p)-3.6

Indiana

6.3 4.1 4.1 (p)4.0 (p)-2.3

Iowa

4.7 4.1 4.1 (p)4.0 (p)-0.7

Kansas

6.1 3.8 3.8 (p)3.9 (p)-2.2

Michigan

8.2 4.8 4.7 (p)4.6 (p)-3.6

Minnesota

5.8 3.9 3.8 (p)3.7 (p)-2.1

Missouri

5.4 4.2 4.0 (p)3.8 (p)-1.6

Nebraska

3.8 2.3 2.2 (p)2.0 (p)-1.8

North Dakota

4.7 3.9 3.6 (p)3.5 (p)-1.2

Ohio

7.4 5.4 5.4 (p)5.4 (p)-2.0

South Dakota

4.0 2.9 2.9 (p)2.9 (p)-1.1

Wisconsin

5.2 3.9 3.9 (p)3.9 (p)-1.3

West

9.1 6.6 6.5 6.3 -2.8

Alaska

7.0 6.6 6.4 (p)6.3 (p)-0.7

Arizona

6.9 6.6 6.2 (p)5.7 (p)-1.2

California

10.6 7.6 7.5 (p)7.5 (p)-3.1

Colorado

7.0 6.1 5.9 (p)5.6 (p)-1.4

Hawaii

14.8 7.3 7.0 (p)6.6 (p)-8.2

Idaho

6.0 3.0 2.9 (p)2.9 (p)-3.1

Montana

5.2 3.6 3.5 (p)3.3 (p)-1.9

Nevada

13.0 7.7 7.7 (p)7.5 (p)-5.5

New Mexico

8.6 7.6 7.2 (p)6.9 (p)-1.7

Oregon

7.5 5.2 5.0 (p)4.7 (p)-2.8

Utah

4.2 2.6 2.5 (p)2.4 (p)-1.8

Washington

8.0 5.1 5.1 (p)4.9 (p)-3.1

Wyoming

5.7 5.2 4.9 (p)4.5 (p)-1.2

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)
Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)
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Mountain Census Division

Arizona

Flagstaff

8.3 8.7 7.6 (p)6.4 (p)-1.9

Lake Havasu City-Kingman

8.3 8.2 7.2 (p)6.0 (p)-2.3

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale

6.7 6.6 5.7 (p)4.8 (p)-1.9

Prescott

6.2 6.1 5.3 (p)4.3 (p)-1.9

Sierra Vista-Douglas

5.9 6.9 6.2 (p)5.2 (p)-0.7

Tucson

6.8 7.3 6.4 (p)5.3 (p)-1.5

Yuma

18.2 20.2 19.8 (p)18.2 (p)0.0

Colorado

Boulder

6.1 5.5 4.9 (p)4.4 (p)-1.7

Colorado Springs

6.6 6.5 6.2 (p)5.6 (p)-1.0

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood

7.5 6.3 6.1 (p)5.5 (p)-2.0

Fort Collins

5.8 5.5 5.2 (p)4.7 (p)-1.1

Grand Junction

6.8 6.9 6.5 (p)5.7 (p)-1.1

Greeley

7.2 6.5 6.3 (p)5.6 (p)-1.6

Pueblo

7.6 8.6 8.9 (p)7.9 (p)0.3

Idaho

Boise City

4.7 3.3 3.0 (p)2.7 (p)-2.0

Coeur d'Alene

5.3 3.5 3.1 (p)2.9 (p)-2.4

Idaho Falls

3.1 2.6 2.2 (p)2.1 (p)-1.0

Lewiston ID-WA

4.2 2.9 2.7 (p)2.7 (p)-1.5

Logan, UT-ID

3.0 2.3 1.8 (p)2.0 (p)-1.0

Pocatello

4.0 3.2 2.8 (p)2.6 (p)-1.4

Montana

Billings

5.0 4.0 3.2 (p)2.8 (p)-2.2

Great Falls

5.5 3.9 3.2 (p)3.0 (p)-2.5

Missoula

5.7 3.9 3.1 (p)2.8 (p)-2.9

Nevada

Carson City

7.9 5.3 5.3 (p)4.6 (p)-3.3

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise

16.9 9.6 9.3 (p)8.2 (p)-8.7

Reno

7.8 4.9 5.0 (p)4.2 (p)-3.6

New Mexico

Albuquerque

9.0 8.0 7.4 (p)6.0 (p)-3.0

Farmington

11.2 10.0 9.3 (p)7.5 (p)-3.7

Las Cruces

8.4 8.4 7.8 (p)6.2 (p)-2.2

Santa Fe

9.4 7.8 7.2 (p)5.9 (p)-3.5

Utah

Logan, UT-ID

3.0 2.3 1.8 (p)2.0 (p)-1.0

Ogden-Clearfield

4.2 2.9 2.5 (p)2.5 (p)-1.7

Provo-Orem

3.8 2.8 2.3 (p)2.3 (p)-1.5

Salt Lake City

5.3 3.2 2.8 (p)2.6 (p)-2.7

St. George

5.4 3.2 2.7 (p)2.7 (p)-2.7

Wyoming

Casper

9.0 7.4 5.8 (p)5.0 (p)-4.0

Cheyenne

4.9 5.0 4.0 (p)3.3 (p)-1.6

West North Central Census Division

Iowa

Ames

3.5 3.7 3.3 (p)3.0 (p)-0.5

Cedar Rapids

6.7 5.6 4.8 (p)4.5 (p)-2.2

Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL

7.5 5.8 5.1 (p)5.1 (p)-2.4

Des Moines-West Des Moines

5.2 4.7 4.0 (p)3.7 (p)-1.5

Dubuque

5.1 4.7 4.0 (p)3.9 (p)-1.2

Iowa City

4.9 4.4 3.8 (p)3.6 (p)-1.3

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

4.5 3.2 2.6 (p)2.3 (p)-2.2

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

4.5 4.3 3.6 (p)3.4 (p)-1.1

Waterloo-Cedar Falls

5.2 5.0 4.2 (p)4.0 (p)-1.2

Kansas

Kansas City, MO-KS

6.3 5.4 4.4 (p)3.8 (p)-2.5

Lawrence

6.6 4.5 4.8 (p)4.0 (p)-2.6

Manhattan

5.3 4.2 4.5 (p)3.8 (p)-1.5

St. Joseph, MO-KS

4.7 4.2 3.2 (p)3.0 (p)-1.7

Topeka

5.8 4.0 4.3 (p)3.8 (p)-2.0

Wichita

9.2 5.9 6.2 (p)5.2 (p)-4.0

Minnesota

Duluth, MN-WI

7.1 4.7 3.8 (p)3.8 (p)-3.3

Fargo, ND-MN

4.4 3.6 2.7 (p)2.5 (p)-1.9

Grand Forks, ND-MN

5.0 4.6 3.7 (p)3.1 (p)-1.9

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

4.8 3.8 3.0 (p)3.1 (p)-1.7

Mankato-North Mankato

5.5 4.0 3.1 (p)3.0 (p)-2.5

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

6.9 4.5 3.5 (p)3.5 (p)-3.4

Rochester

5.0 3.6 2.7 (p)2.8 (p)-2.2

St. Cloud

5.3 4.7 3.7 (p)3.7 (p)-1.6

Missouri

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL

5.0 4.5 3.4 (p)3.2 (p)-1.8

Columbia

4.4 3.6 2.5 (p)2.4 (p)-2.0

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

4.8 3.7 3.2 (p)2.7 (p)-2.1

Jefferson City

4.9 3.5 2.5 (p)2.5 (p)-2.4

Joplin

5.5 4.4 3.3 (p)3.0 (p)-2.5

Kansas City, MO-KS

6.3 5.4 4.4 (p)3.8 (p)-2.5

Springfield

5.0 4.0 2.8 (p)2.7 (p)-2.3

St. Joseph, MO-KS

4.7 4.2 3.2 (p)3.0 (p)-1.7

St. Louis, MO-IL

6.9 5.3 4.4 (p)4.2 (p)-2.7

Nebraska

Grand Island

4.8 2.8 2.4 (p)1.9 (p)-2.9

Lincoln

3.9 2.5 1.9 (p)1.7 (p)-2.2

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

4.5 3.2 2.6 (p)2.3 (p)-2.2

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

4.5 4.3 3.6 (p)3.4 (p)-1.1

North Dakota

Bismarck

4.6 3.9 3.1 (p)2.8 (p)-1.8

Fargo, ND-MN

4.4 3.6 2.7 (p)2.5 (p)-1.9

Grand Forks, ND-MN

5.0 4.6 3.7 (p)3.1 (p)-1.9

South Dakota

Rapid City

5.0 3.4 2.6 (p)2.9 (p)-2.1

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

4.5 4.3 3.6 (p)3.4 (p)-1.1

Sioux Falls

4.1 2.9 2.2 (p)2.4 (p)-1.7

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

141,865 146,993 (p)147,359 (p)147,553 (p)5,688 (p)4.0

Mountain Census Division

Arizona

2,838.1 2,977.0 2,975.0 (p)2,972.1 (p)134.0 (p)4.7

Colorado

2,639.0 2,731.0 2,736.0 (p)2,741.1 (p)102.1 (p)3.9

Idaho

762.6 790.3 789.6 (p)785.2 (p)22.6 (p)3.0

Montana

474.1 484.0 481.8 (p)481.6 (p)7.5 (p)1.6

Nevada

1,265.2 1,338.5 1,344.9 (p)1,349.3 (p)84.1 (p)6.6

New Mexico

786.7 806.1 810.7 (p)811.6 (p)24.9 (p)3.2

Utah

1,538.8 1,613.3 1,619.9 (p)1,618.9 (p)80.1 (p)5.2

Wyoming

270.4 273.0 272.7 (p)272.1 (p)1.7 (p)0.6

West North Central Census Division

Iowa

1,502.1 1,534.9 1,531.2 (p)1,538.2 (p)36.1 (p)2.4

Kansas

1,354.8 1,382.4 1,385.1 (p)1,387.0 (p)32.2 (p)2.4

Minnesota

2,763.8 2,848.4 2,852.6 (p)2,869.7 (p)105.9 (p)3.8

Missouri

2,775.2 2,832.1 2,838.5 (p)2,846.0 (p)70.8 (p)2.6

Nebraska

989.3 1,014.4 1,017.1 (p)1,017.7 (p)28.4 (p)2.9

North Dakota

408.8 417.1 416.6 (p)416.3 (p)7.5 (p)1.8

South Dakota

429.2 438.3 437.2 (p)437.8 (p)8.6 (p)2.0

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.