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Table 4. Civilian labor force and unemployment by state and selected area, not seasonally adjusted

LABOR FORCE DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED

Table 4. Civilian labor force and unemployment by state and selected area, not seasonally adjusted
State and area Civilian labor force Unemployed
February March Number Percent of labor force
2015 2016 2015 2016(p) February March February March
2015 2016 2015 2016(p) 2015 2016 2015 2016(p)

Alabama

2,131,570 2,147,743 2,135,802 2,156,616 131,615 138,234 125,880 132,872 6.2 6.4 5.9 6.2

Alaska

360,580 356,996 360,272 356,048 26,620 27,521 25,525 26,069 7.4 7.7 7.1 7.3

Arizona

3,133,491 3,218,024 3,131,692 3,229,454 193,087 166,531 188,589 164,059 6.2 5.2 6.0 5.1

Arkansas

1,315,170 1,353,789 1,319,136 1,359,339 80,002 63,908 74,931 54,674 6.1 4.7 5.7 4.0

California

18,961,776 19,038,779 18,949,567 19,028,171 1,300,871 1,080,055 1,266,911 1,057,110 6.9 5.7 6.7 5.6

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale(1)

5,047,623 5,018,670 5,031,686 5,007,468 374,483 278,494 359,608 251,025 7.4 5.5 7.1 5.0

Colorado

2,819,395 2,869,557 2,815,057 2,874,645 132,489 95,252 129,458 100,838 4.7 3.3 4.6 3.5

Connecticut

1,880,162 1,878,896 1,881,804 1,894,143 122,447 112,608 115,209 117,318 6.5 6.0 6.1 6.2

Delaware

459,098 474,940 462,287 480,469 24,465 22,802 23,420 21,150 5.3 4.8 5.1 4.4

District of Columbia

386,773 394,707 384,644 393,956 29,285 27,214 27,213 24,883 7.6 6.9 7.1 6.3

Florida

9,604,057 9,721,773 9,619,505 9,747,653 536,157 457,565 518,916 456,281 5.6 4.7 5.4 4.7

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall(1)

1,334,243 1,325,675 1,318,451 1,316,704 80,029 69,677 82,812 73,995 6.0 5.3 6.3 5.6

Georgia

4,759,653 4,815,411 4,759,333 4,846,801 298,225 270,147 282,546 263,764 6.3 5.6 5.9 5.4

Hawaii

673,270 688,184 674,969 690,002 26,153 21,230 25,468 21,890 3.9 3.1 3.8 3.2

Idaho

785,092 798,981 787,431 801,624 38,834 36,021 37,027 33,829 4.9 4.5 4.7 4.2

Illinois

6,459,564 6,574,920 6,452,137 6,619,887 418,333 458,073 387,047 446,871 6.5 7.0 6.0 6.8

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights(1)

3,760,303 3,826,799 3,752,950 3,860,110 244,373 256,919 225,301 253,677 6.5 6.7 6.0 6.6

Indiana

3,226,977 3,309,986 3,229,254 3,319,627 180,807 179,886 169,205 182,287 5.6 5.4 5.2 5.5

Iowa

1,696,609 1,711,877 1,696,622 1,708,089 75,235 77,671 70,287 72,506 4.4 4.5 4.1 4.2

Kansas

1,490,508 1,505,241 1,490,192 1,501,817 68,192 63,674 67,379 60,726 4.6 4.2 4.5 4.0

Kentucky

1,948,539 1,961,048 1,956,705 1,972,042 113,735 124,033 110,519 115,140 5.8 6.3 5.6 5.8

Louisiana

2,156,317 2,129,030 2,166,163 2,156,004 139,552 122,484 139,234 132,192 6.5 5.8 6.4 6.1

Maine

674,368 663,317 674,654 665,192 38,895 29,569 36,591 27,763 5.8 4.5 5.4 4.2

Maryland

3,119,204 3,148,420 3,130,115 3,163,898 176,298 152,699 168,016 151,226 5.7 4.9 5.4 4.8

Massachusetts

3,558,788 3,551,324 3,557,729 3,572,896 197,149 165,619 186,491 164,981 5.5 4.7 5.2 4.6

Michigan

4,713,839 4,816,141 4,717,971 4,835,638 286,414 241,252 278,601 247,280 6.1 5.0 5.9 5.1

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn(2)

1,977,040 2,026,658 1,976,545 2,050,414 126,957 109,266 123,854 114,385 6.4 5.4 6.3 5.6

Minnesota

2,979,653 3,048,328 2,989,975 3,055,197 133,100 135,163 132,260 139,593 4.5 4.4 4.4 4.6

Mississippi

1,249,912 1,288,904 1,251,316 1,274,279 82,806 79,323 76,674 70,982 6.6 6.2 6.1 5.6

Missouri

3,090,650 3,142,110 3,098,397 3,140,914 189,587 156,748 179,962 151,123 6.1 5.0 5.8 4.8

Montana

515,857 520,774 518,490 522,300 25,346 26,504 24,706 25,786 4.9 5.1 4.8 4.9

Nebraska

1,003,320 1,014,032 1,006,544 1,020,705 31,627 32,959 31,019 33,220 3.2 3.3 3.1 3.3

Nevada

1,418,699 1,425,852 1,417,027 1,433,445 102,603 80,637 98,659 85,036 7.2 5.7 7.0 5.9

New Hampshire

737,452 742,456 739,427 744,818 31,568 23,247 29,885 22,114 4.3 3.1 4.0 3.0

New Jersey

4,529,032 4,553,672 4,530,620 4,588,485 308,672 218,481 292,612 230,091 6.8 4.8 6.5 5.0

New Mexico

922,108 918,432 918,430 916,878 61,534 58,245 60,504 56,013 6.7 6.3 6.6 6.1

New York

9,643,117 9,748,023 9,632,056 9,775,383 604,613 522,626 552,367 505,766 6.3 5.4 5.7 5.2

New York City

4,214,709 4,249,038 4,198,365 4,254,446 284,200 250,206 254,873 243,761 6.7 5.9 6.1 5.7

North Carolina

4,726,584 4,818,176 4,739,503 4,876,207 278,173 276,315 266,657 262,210 5.9 5.7 5.6 5.4

North Dakota

411,892 413,465 412,560 414,432 13,977 15,484 14,120 16,154 3.4 3.7 3.4 3.9

Ohio

5,661,782 5,716,088 5,663,340 5,766,389 318,038 320,627 295,828 312,669 5.6 5.6 5.2 5.4

Cleveland-Elyria(2)

1,030,025 1,029,100 1,021,407 1,029,837 62,653 58,690 53,763 56,325 6.1 5.7 5.3 5.5

Oklahoma

1,822,149 1,857,879 1,830,172 1,867,197 79,242 85,286 74,830 83,784 4.3 4.6 4.1 4.5

Oregon

1,935,191 2,015,161 1,936,819 2,023,329 121,066 105,220 118,704 98,570 6.3 5.2 6.1 4.9

Pennsylvania

6,369,271 6,458,727 6,367,096 6,487,179 365,389 340,335 351,590 359,530 5.7 5.3 5.5 5.5

Rhode Island

550,981 547,792 550,308 549,076 39,452 34,296 37,949 32,796 7.2 6.3 6.9 6.0

South Carolina

2,233,796 2,277,575 2,236,752 2,307,000 147,219 127,560 133,893 129,551 6.6 5.6 6.0 5.6

South Dakota

446,115 451,005 449,326 452,363 17,172 14,563 17,188 13,224 3.8 3.2 3.8 2.9

Tennessee

3,039,457 3,111,705 3,045,237 3,114,421 183,779 138,715 175,685 129,418 6.0 4.5 5.8 4.2

Texas

13,001,418 13,221,950 13,013,634 13,273,913 578,212 566,458 557,383 591,456 4.4 4.3 4.3 4.5

Utah

1,449,583 1,475,496 1,451,219 1,482,953 58,083 56,769 54,802 56,121 4.0 3.8 3.8 3.8

Vermont

343,724 343,282 343,884 344,174 13,918 12,532 13,743 11,900 4.0 3.7 4.0 3.5

Virginia

4,233,936 4,215,927 4,242,173 4,237,377 212,019 178,753 201,523 176,495 5.0 4.2 4.8 4.2

Washington

3,527,209 3,615,858 3,526,657 3,622,597 223,803 227,619 203,610 217,164 6.3 6.3 5.8 6.0

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett(1)

1,575,605 1,613,687 1,575,528 1,614,253 71,579 79,471 69,235 77,849 4.5 4.9 4.4 4.8

West Virginia

780,847 781,043 778,813 774,831 61,512 60,992 59,439 56,012 7.9 7.8 7.6 7.2

Wisconsin

3,078,862 3,127,565 3,071,974 3,115,192 170,314 172,189 163,465 156,715 5.5 5.5 5.3 5.0

Wyoming

303,743 298,674 305,469 299,015 13,234 16,849 13,685 17,111 4.4 5.6 4.5 5.7

Puerto Rico

1,135,899 1,141,957 1,139,374 1,134,278 128,759 133,164 143,846 138,455 11.3 11.7 12.6 12.2

Footnotes
(1) Metropolitan division.
(2) Metropolitan statistical area.
(p) Preliminary

NOTE: Data refer to place of residence. Data for Puerto Rico are derived from a monthly household survey similar to the Current Population Survey. Area definitions are based on Office of Management and Budget Bulletin No. 13-01, dated February 28, 2013, and are available on the BLS website at www.bls.gov/lau/lausmsa.htm. Estimates for the latest month are subject to revision the following month.

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Last Modified Date: April 15, 2016
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