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Table 1. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population 16 years of age and over by region, division, and state, 2013-14 annual averages

Table 1. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population 16 years of age and over by region, division, and state,
2013-14 annual averages

(Numbers in thousands)
                                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                     
                                    Population      Civilian labor       Employed         Unemployed     Unemployment                
                                                        force                                                rate      Error range of
  Region, division, and state                                                                                          rate, 2014 (1)
                                                                                                                                     
                                  2013     2014     2013     2014     2013     2014      2013     2014    2013   2014                
                                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                     
     United States.............  245,679  247,947  155,389  155,922  143,929  146,305   11,460    9,617    7.4    6.2    6.1   -  6.2
                                                                                                                                     
Northeast......................   44,673   44,875   28,343   28,251   26,221   26,518    2,121    1,733    7.5    6.1    6.0   -  6.3
   New England.................   11,779   11,848    7,735    7,785    7,202    7,327      533      458    6.9    5.9    5.6   -  6.2
      Connecticut..............    2,858    2,867    1,869    1,885    1,724    1,760      145      125    7.7    6.6    6.1   -  7.1
      Maine....................    1,086    1,090      707      699      660      659       47       40    6.6    5.7    5.2   -  6.2
      Massachusetts............    5,401    5,446    3,509    3,557    3,272    3,353      237      205    6.7    5.8    5.2   -  6.3
      New Hampshire............    1,072    1,079      742      741      704      709       38       32    5.1    4.3    3.9   -  4.7
      Rhode Island.............      849      852      557      553      505      511       52       42    9.3    7.7    7.1   -  8.2
      Vermont..................      513      514      351      349      336      335       16       14    4.4    4.1    3.7   -  4.5
                                                                                                                                     
   Middle Atlantic.............   32,894   33,027   20,608   20,466   19,019   19,191    1,589    1,275    7.7    6.2    6.0   -  6.5
      New Jersey...............    7,018    7,057    4,534    4,519    4,164    4,218      370      300    8.2    6.6    6.1   -  7.1
      New York.................   15,693   15,765    9,632    9,569    8,891    8,964      741      605    7.7    6.3    6.0   -  6.7
      Pennsylvania.............   10,183   10,205    6,442    6,378    5,964    6,009      478      370    7.4    5.8    5.4   -  6.2
                                                                                                                                     
Midwest........................   52,605   52,869   34,301   34,443   31,831   32,429    2,471    2,014    7.2    5.8    5.7   -  6.0
   East North Central..........   36,472   36,621   23,286   23,319   21,390   21,817    1,896    1,502    8.1    6.4    6.2   -  6.7
      Illinois.................   10,026   10,053    6,555    6,525    5,961    6,064      594      460    9.1    7.1    6.6   -  7.5
      Indiana..................    5,065    5,097    3,192    3,231    2,947    3,036      245      195    7.7    6.0    5.5   -  6.6
      Michigan.................    7,814    7,846    4,728    4,750    4,306    4,402      422      348    8.9    7.3    6.8   -  7.8
      Ohio.....................    9,056    9,092    5,726    5,719    5,299    5,392      427      328    7.5    5.7    5.3   -  6.2
      Wisconsin................    4,511    4,534    3,085    3,094    2,877    2,924      208      170    6.8    5.5    5.0   -  6.0
                                                                                                                                     
   West North Central..........   16,133   16,248   11,016   11,124   10,441   10,611      575      512    5.2    4.6    4.4   -  4.8
      Iowa.....................    2,405    2,420    1,674    1,705    1,594    1,629       80       75    4.8    4.4    4.0   -  4.9
      Kansas...................    2,185    2,197    1,487    1,500    1,408    1,432       79       68    5.3    4.5    4.0   -  5.1
      Minnesota................    4,225    4,259    2,966    2,974    2,819    2,852      146      122    4.9    4.1    3.7   -  4.5
      Missouri.................    4,693    4,719    3,016    3,058    2,814    2,871      202      187    6.7    6.1    5.6   -  6.7
      Nebraska.................    1,424    1,434    1,022    1,022      983      988       39       34    3.8    3.3    2.9   -  3.7
      North Dakota.............      559      572      407      416      395      405       12       12    2.9    2.8    2.4   -  3.2
      South Dakota.............      641      647      445      448      428      433       17       15    3.8    3.4    3.0   -  3.8
                                                                                                                                     
South..........................   91,329   92,479   56,781   56,996   52,792   53,580    3,989    3,416    7.0    6.0    5.9   -  6.1
   South Atlantic..............   48,388   49,000   30,078   30,240   27,897   28,359    2,181    1,881    7.3    6.2    6.0   -  6.4
      Delaware.................      728      738      442      452      413      426       30       26    6.7    5.7    5.2   -  6.2
      District of Columbia.....      537      543      373      377      342      348       32       29    8.5    7.8    7.2   -  8.4
      Florida..................   15,715   15,978    9,473    9,638    8,783    9,034      690      603    7.3    6.3    5.9   -  6.6
      Georgia..................    7,575    7,669    4,759    4,757    4,368    4,414      391      342    8.2    7.2    6.6   -  7.8
      Maryland.................    4,649    4,684    3,124    3,111    2,917    2,930      207      181    6.6    5.8    5.4   -  6.3
      North Carolina...........    7,595    7,690    4,681    4,656    4,310    4,370      370      286    7.9    6.1    5.6   -  6.7
      South Carolina...........    3,708    3,762    2,180    2,198    2,013    2,056      167      141    7.6    6.4    5.8   -  7.0
      Virginia.................    6,394    6,451    4,246    4,261    4,005    4,041      241      220    5.7    5.2    4.7   -  5.6
      West Virginia............    1,486    1,485      800      790      746      739       54       52    6.7    6.5    5.8   -  7.2
                                                                                                                                     
   East South Central..........   14,506   14,602    8,581    8,403    7,909    7,830      672      573    7.8    6.8    6.5   -  7.2
      Alabama..................    3,767    3,786    2,169    2,150    2,012    2,004      157      146    7.2    6.8    6.0   -  7.6
      Kentucky.................    3,406    3,425    2,057    2,005    1,892    1,875      165      130    8.0    6.5    5.8   -  7.2
      Mississippi..............    2,265    2,274    1,274    1,236    1,163    1,140      111       96    8.7    7.8    6.9   -  8.7
      Tennessee................    5,068    5,117    3,082    3,011    2,842    2,811      239      201    7.8    6.7    6.0   -  7.3
                                                                                                                                     
   West South Central..........   28,435   28,877   18,122   18,353   16,987   17,392    1,135      962    6.3    5.2    5.0   -  5.5
      Arkansas.................    2,275    2,285    1,307    1,301    1,211    1,221       96       80    7.4    6.1    5.4   -  6.9
      Louisiana................    3,528    3,551    2,107    2,157    1,965    2,020      142      138    6.7    6.4    5.6   -  7.1
      Oklahoma.................    2,922    2,946    1,803    1,784    1,707    1,704       96       80    5.3    4.5    3.9   -  5.1
      Texas....................   19,711   20,095   12,905   13,112   12,104   12,448      801      664    6.2    5.1    4.8   -  5.3
                                                                                                                                     
West...........................   57,430   58,201   36,189   36,529   33,293   34,057    2,896    2,473    8.0    6.8    6.6   -  6.9
   Mountain....................   17,448   17,723   11,130   11,252   10,352   10,601      777      652    7.0    5.8    5.5   -  6.0
      Arizona..................    5,087    5,176    3,041    3,091    2,804    2,878      237      213    7.8    6.9    6.2   -  7.6
      Colorado.................    4,069    4,145    2,780    2,817    2,591    2,676      189      141    6.8    5.0    4.6   -  5.5
      Idaho....................    1,210    1,228      771      777      724      740       47       37    6.1    4.8    4.2   -  5.4
      Montana..................      800      808      514      516      486      492       28       24    5.4    4.7    4.1   -  5.3
      Nevada...................    2,169    2,210    1,384    1,395    1,252    1,286      132      108    9.5    7.8    7.1   -  8.4
      New Mexico...............    1,597    1,601      923      918      859      858       64       60    6.9    6.5    5.8   -  7.3
      Utah.....................    2,068    2,104    1,410    1,431    1,344    1,377       66       54    4.7    3.8    3.3   -  4.3
      Wyoming..................      449      451      307      307      292      294       15       13    4.7    4.3    3.8   -  4.8
                                                                                                                                     
   Pacific.....................   39,982   40,478   25,059   25,277   22,941   23,456    2,119    1,821    8.5    7.2    7.0   -  7.4
      Alaska...................      539      541      366      367      340      342       25       25    6.9    6.8    5.7   -  7.9
      California...............   29,788   30,158   18,672   18,811   17,003   17,397    1,669    1,414    8.9    7.5    7.3   -  7.8
      Hawaii...................    1,075    1,084      651      668      620      639       32       29    4.8    4.4    3.9   -  4.8
      Oregon...................    3,132    3,171    1,911    1,942    1,761    1,807      150      135    7.9    6.9    6.3   -  7.6
      Washington...............    5,447    5,524    3,460    3,488    3,217    3,270      243      218    7.0    6.2    5.7   -  6.8
                                                                                                                                     
Puerto Rico....................    2,897    2,875    1,189    1,152    1,019      992      170      160   14.3   13.9         NA     

   1 Error ranges are shown at the 90-percent confidence level and are based on unrounded data.
   NA = Data not available.
   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 reestimation. As a result, they will not add to U.S. totals. Data for Puerto Rico
are derived from a monthly household survey similar to the Current Population Survey.



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Last Modified Date: March 04, 2015
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