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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

163,894 159,932 159,870 160,838 -3,056 -1.9

Midwest

35,019.4 34,872.8 34,225.2 34,612.0 -407.3 -1.2

Illinois

6,442.9 6,493.4 6,248.9 (p)6,347.1 (p)-95.7 (p)-1.5

Indiana

3,380.9 3,393.9 3,318.7 (p)3,360.4 (p)-20.5 (p)-0.6

Iowa

1,746.3 1,644.2 1,626.5 (p)1,616.8 (p)-129.5 (p)-7.4

Kansas

1,488.1 1,482.6 1,491.3 (p)1,497.3 (p)9.3 (p)0.6

Michigan

4,937.2 4,943.1 4,816.6 (p)4,916.3 (p)-20.9 (p)-0.4

Minnesota

3,115.8 3,114.1 3,093.3 (p)3,113.1 (p)-2.7 (p)-0.1

Missouri

3,087.1 3,027.7 3,073.3 (p)3,081.6 (p)-5.4 (p)-0.2

Nebraska

1,036.8 1,044.0 1,047.0 (p)1,038.0 (p)1.2 (p)0.1

North Dakota

403.9 403.8 402.2 (p)397.0 (p)-6.9 (p)-1.7

Ohio

5,810.6 5,801.5 5,664.0 (p)5,757.6 (p)-53.0 (p)-0.9

South Dakota

464.9 469.0 466.2 (p)459.4 (p)-5.5 (p)-1.2

Wisconsin

3,104.9 3,062.8 3,026.5 (p)3,048.4 (p)-56.6 (p)-1.8

West

39,031.1 38,461.2 38,244.7 37,950.1 -1,081.0 -2.8

Alaska

347.6 343.6 341.0 (p)329.0 (p)-18.6 (p)-5.4

Arizona

3,571.6 3,509.6 3,565.8 (p)3,420.1 (p)-151.4 (p)-4.2

California

19,419.7 18,971.2 18,825.9 (p)18,708.8 (p)-710.9 (p)-3.7

Colorado

3,160.2 3,177.1 3,084.5 (p)3,087.0 (p)-73.2 (p)-2.3

Hawaii

664.6 630.8 638.1 (p)636.9 (p)-27.8 (p)-4.2

Idaho

886.1 895.0 901.5 (p)895.8 (p)9.7 (p)1.1

Montana

535.1 535.1 534.3 (p)530.1 (p)-5.0 (p)-0.9

Nevada

1,548.3 1,501.1 1,488.6 (p)1,493.6 (p)-54.6 (p)-3.5

New Mexico

957.2 921.8 910.7 (p)895.5 (p)-61.8 (p)-6.5

Oregon

2,102.8 2,159.5 2,061.8 (p)2,053.9 (p)-48.9 (p)-2.3

Utah

1,614.4 1,619.4 1,626.9 (p)1,625.1 (p)10.7 (p)0.7

Washington

3,930.7 3,893.2 3,961.1 (p)3,955.1 (p)24.4 (p)0.6

Wyoming

292.9 295.8 294.5 (p)292.2 (p)-0.7 (p)-0.2

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.

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

5,999 17,750 16,338 13,550 7,551 125.9

Midwest

1,251.0 3,819.2 2,862.3 2,764.6 1,513.6 121.0

Illinois

245.9 943.6 715.8 (p)695.0 (p)449.2 (p)182.7

Indiana

108.2 376.6 261.1 (p)214.4 (p)106.2 (p)98.2

Iowa

48.1 137.7 110.3 (p)96.5 (p)48.5 (p)100.9

Kansas

46.1 110.8 107.1 (p)103.6 (p)57.5 (p)124.7

Michigan

197.8 738.5 421.4 (p)428.5 (p)230.6 (p)116.6

Minnesota

100.3 268.0 236.5 (p)231.6 (p)131.3 (p)131.0

Missouri

99.7 236.2 211.4 (p)215.2 (p)115.5 (p)115.8

Nebraska

31.7 57.7 51.2 (p)41.5 (p)9.8 (p)30.9

North Dakota

9.9 29.8 26.6 (p)19.9 (p)10.1 (p)102.2

Ohio

241.4 635.7 510.3 (p)509.9 (p)268.4 (p)111.2

South Dakota

15.6 33.9 30.0 (p)22.0 (p)6.5 (p)41.6

Wisconsin

106.5 264.6 215.8 (p)190.0 (p)83.5 (p)78.4

West

1,492.2 4,799.0 4,403.7 3,599.9 2,107.7 141.3

Alaska

21.5 42.7 39.7 (p)24.4 (p)2.9 (p)13.3

Arizona

165.9 351.2 380.2 (p)202.4 (p)36.5 (p)22.0

California

763.8 2,830.9 2,543.3 (p)2,134.6 (p)1,370.7 (p)179.5

Colorado

82.8 336.8 229.6 (p)206.1 (p)123.2 (p)148.8

Hawaii

18.1 84.5 86.1 (p)79.7 (p)61.6 (p)341.2

Idaho

25.7 51.6 45.6 (p)37.4 (p)11.7 (p)45.5

Montana

18.6 38.3 34.6 (p)29.7 (p)11.1 (p)59.6

Nevada

59.2 227.4 210.7 (p)197.8 (p)138.6 (p)234.1

New Mexico

45.8 77.4 115.4 (p)101.4 (p)55.6 (p)121.3

Oregon

75.6 249.9 215.2 (p)157.8 (p)82.1 (p)108.6

Utah

40.3 86.3 73.3 (p)66.1 (p)25.8 (p)64.2

Washington

163.8 389.8 403.7 (p)337.8 (p)173.9 (p)106.2

Wyoming

10.9 22.5 20.8 (p)19.2 (p)8.3 (p)76.2

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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United States

3.7 11.1 10.2 8.4 4.7

Midwest

3.6 11.0 8.4 8.0 4.4

Illinois

3.8 14.5 11.5 (p)11.0 (p)7.2

Indiana

3.2 11.1 7.9 (p)6.4 (p)3.2

Iowa

2.8 8.4 6.8 (p)6.0 (p)3.2

Kansas

3.1 7.5 7.2 (p)6.9 (p)3.8

Michigan

4.0 14.9 8.7 (p)8.7 (p)4.7

Minnesota

3.2 8.6 7.6 (p)7.4 (p)4.2

Missouri

3.2 7.8 6.9 (p)7.0 (p)3.8

Nebraska

3.1 5.5 4.9 (p)4.0 (p)0.9

North Dakota

2.4 7.4 6.6 (p)5.0 (p)2.6

Ohio

4.2 11.0 9.0 (p)8.9 (p)4.7

South Dakota

3.3 7.2 6.4 (p)4.8 (p)1.5

Wisconsin

3.4 8.6 7.1 (p)6.2 (p)2.8

West

3.8 12.5 11.5 9.5 5.7

Alaska

6.2 12.4 11.6 (p)7.4 (p)1.2

Arizona

4.6 10.0 10.7 (p)5.9 (p)1.3

California

3.9 14.9 13.5 (p)11.4 (p)7.5

Colorado

2.6 10.6 7.4 (p)6.7 (p)4.1

Hawaii

2.7 13.4 13.5 (p)12.5 (p)9.8

Idaho

2.9 5.8 5.1 (p)4.2 (p)1.3

Montana

3.5 7.2 6.5 (p)5.6 (p)2.1

Nevada

3.8 15.2 14.2 (p)13.2 (p)9.4

New Mexico

4.8 8.4 12.7 (p)11.3 (p)6.5

Oregon

3.6 11.6 10.4 (p)7.7 (p)4.1

Utah

2.5 5.3 4.5 (p)4.1 (p)1.6

Washington

4.2 10.0 10.2 (p)8.5 (p)4.3

Wyoming

3.7 7.6 7.1 (p)6.6 (p)2.9

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.

 
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

6.0 11.7 13.3 (p)13.6 (p)7.6

Lake Havasu City-Kingman

5.9 13.7 12.7 (p)12.5 (p)6.6

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale

4.4 8.3 9.8 (p)10.3 (p)5.9

Prescott

4.7 8.5 9.2 (p)9.6 (p)4.9

Sierra Vista-Douglas

6.1 7.2 8.8 (p)9.3 (p)3.2

Tucson

4.8 8.4 9.9 (p)10.5 (p)5.7

Yuma

20.4 18.2 22.0 (p)24.8 (p)4.4

Colorado

Boulder

2.3 8.3 9.6 (p)6.6 (p)4.3

Colorado Springs

3.4 9.7 10.5 (p)6.9 (p)3.5

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood

2.6 10.5 11.1 (p)7.8 (p)5.2

Fort Collins

2.2 8.6 9.2 (p)6.2 (p)4.0

Grand Junction

3.5 9.1 10.1 (p)6.9 (p)3.4

Greeley

2.6 8.6 10.1 (p)7.2 (p)4.6

Pueblo

4.3 9.1 10.9 (p)7.9 (p)3.6

Idaho

Boise City

2.7 9.2 5.8 (p)5.1 (p)2.4

Coeur d'Alene

2.9 11.2 6.9 (p)6.0 (p)3.1

Idaho Falls

2.2 5.5 3.7 (p)3.1 (p)0.9

Lewiston ID-WA

3.1 8.3 5.2 (p)5.3 (p)2.2

Logan, UT-ID

2.4 4.8 3.6 (p)2.7 (p)0.3

Pocatello

3.2 7.7 5.0 (p)4.5 (p)1.3

Montana

Billings

3.1 7.9 6.7 (p)5.9 (p)2.8

Great Falls

3.2 8.1 7.0 (p)6.1 (p)2.9

Missoula

2.8 9.3 7.4 (p)6.3 (p)3.5

Nevada

Carson City

3.8 15.2 8.8 (p)8.0 (p)4.2

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise

4.3 28.8 17.8 (p)16.4 (p)12.1

Reno

3.2 16.0 8.7 (p)8.1 (p)4.9

New Mexico

Albuquerque

5.2 9.1 9.0 (p)13.1 (p)7.9

Farmington

6.4 10.3 11.4 (p)16.0 (p)9.6

Las Cruces

6.3 8.5 8.9 (p)13.0 (p)6.7

Santa Fe

4.4 9.4 9.5 (p)13.5 (p)9.1

Utah

Logan, UT-ID

2.4 4.8 3.6 (p)2.7 (p)0.3

Ogden-Clearfield

2.7 8.0 5.0 (p)4.0 (p)1.3

Provo-Orem

2.6 6.2 4.4 (p)3.6 (p)1.0

Salt Lake City

2.6 9.4 6.4 (p)5.3 (p)2.7

St. George

3.2 9.5 6.3 (p)5.2 (p)2.0

Wyoming

Casper

3.7 11.6 10.9 (p)10.2 (p)6.5

Cheyenne

3.4 7.9 6.7 (p)5.8 (p)2.4

West North Central Census Division

Iowa

Ames

2.3 7.1 6.3 (p)5.0 (p)2.7

Cedar Rapids

3.0 11.1 9.6 (p)7.6 (p)4.6

Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL

3.9 14.4 11.5 (p)9.1 (p)5.2

Des Moines-West Des Moines

2.7 10.9 9.2 (p)6.9 (p)4.2

Dubuque

2.5 12.6 9.1 (p)7.0 (p)4.5

Iowa City

2.3 9.0 7.6 (p)6.1 (p)3.8

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

3.3 6.4 6.9 (p)5.9 (p)2.6

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

2.9 8.7 7.4 (p)5.8 (p)2.9

Waterloo-Cedar Falls

3.4 11.1 8.7 (p)6.9 (p)3.5

Kansas

Kansas City, MO-KS

4.0 10.8 7.8 (p)7.6 (p)3.6

Lawrence

3.7 10.4 8.3 (p)8.2 (p)4.5

Manhattan

3.5 7.4 7.4 (p)7.4 (p)3.9

St. Joseph, MO-KS

3.5 6.6 5.8 (p)5.5 (p)2.0

Topeka

3.7 9.6 7.2 (p)6.9 (p)3.2

Wichita

3.9 14.1 10.8 (p)10.9 (p)7.0

Minnesota

Duluth, MN-WI

4.0 12.4 10.4 (p)8.7 (p)4.7

Fargo, ND-MN

2.1 7.2 6.4 (p)5.1 (p)3.0

Grand Forks, ND-MN

2.8 8.3 7.0 (p)5.8 (p)3.0

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

3.1 10.4 7.5 (p)5.9 (p)2.8

Mankato-North Mankato

2.8 8.2 7.3 (p)6.2 (p)3.4

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

3.0 10.1 9.2 (p)8.2 (p)5.2

Rochester

2.7 9.3 8.1 (p)6.6 (p)3.9

St. Cloud

2.9 8.8 7.4 (p)6.1 (p)3.2

Missouri

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL

3.7 9.0 7.1 (p)6.5 (p)2.8

Columbia

2.9 6.5 5.7 (p)5.1 (p)2.2

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

3.0 7.2 6.4 (p)5.7 (p)2.7

Jefferson City

3.1 6.0 5.5 (p)5.6 (p)2.5

Joplin

3.8 8.9 7.2 (p)6.6 (p)2.8

Kansas City, MO-KS

4.0 10.8 7.8 (p)7.6 (p)3.6

Springfield

3.0 8.2 7.3 (p)6.3 (p)3.3

St. Joseph, MO-KS

3.5 6.6 5.8 (p)5.5 (p)2.0

St. Louis, MO-IL

3.6 11.3 9.7 (p)8.2 (p)4.6

Nebraska

Grand Island

3.4 7.5 6.2 (p)5.4 (p)2.0

Lincoln

3.0 5.2 5.7 (p)5.0 (p)2.0

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

3.3 6.4 6.9 (p)5.9 (p)2.6

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

2.9 8.7 7.4 (p)5.8 (p)2.9

North Dakota

Bismarck

2.2 7.8 6.1 (p)4.9 (p)2.7

Fargo, ND-MN

2.1 7.2 6.4 (p)5.1 (p)3.0

Grand Forks, ND-MN

2.8 8.3 7.0 (p)5.8 (p)3.0

South Dakota

Rapid City

3.0 10.9 8.2 (p)6.8 (p)3.8

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

2.9 8.7 7.4 (p)5.8 (p)2.9

Sioux Falls

2.4 9.4 6.7 (p)5.5 (p)3.1

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

151,160 137,809 (p)139,543 (p)140,914 (p)-10,246 (p)-6.8

Mountain Census Division

Arizona

2,959.8 2,830.1 2,834.7 (p)2,864.2 (p)-95.6 (p)-3.2

Colorado

2,797.4 2,599.1 2,612.7 (p)2,649.6 (p)-147.8 (p)-5.3

Idaho

763.7 737.3 751.2 (p)758.2 (p)-5.5 (p)-0.7

Montana

485.7 458.1 461.0 (p)461.4 (p)-24.3 (p)-5.0

Nevada

1,423.4 1,266.3 1,283.3 (p)1,289.8 (p)-133.6 (p)-9.4

New Mexico

860.1 792.8 788.5 (p)791.4 (p)-68.7 (p)-8.0

Utah

1,566.9 1,518.6 1,532.8 (p)1,538.7 (p)-28.2 (p)-1.8

Wyoming

291.2 266.3 269.3 (p)269.8 (p)-21.4 (p)-7.3

West North Central Census Division

Iowa

1,585.1 1,459.3 1,487.7 (p)1,493.0 (p)-92.1 (p)-5.8

Kansas

1,426.5 1,345.0 1,355.8 (p)1,365.1 (p)-61.4 (p)-4.3

Minnesota

2,984.3 2,690.7 2,725.3 (p)2,765.8 (p)-218.5 (p)-7.3

Missouri

2,907.1 2,691.8 2,763.8 (p)2,769.5 (p)-137.6 (p)-4.7

Nebraska

1,027.4 972.9 987.4 (p)990.6 (p)-36.8 (p)-3.6

North Dakota

439.9 400.5 404.7 (p)408.7 (p)-31.2 (p)-7.1

South Dakota

440.5 416.6 419.2 (p)420.6 (p)-19.9 (p)-4.5

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.