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Table 1. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population 16 years of age and over by region, division, and state, 2012-13 annual averages

Table 1.  Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population 16 years of age and over by region, division, and state,
2012-13 annual averages
 
(Numbers in thousands)
                                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                     
                                    Population      Civilian labor       Employed         Unemployed     Unemployment                
                                                        force                                                rate      Error range of
  Region, division, and state                                                                                          rate, 2013 (1)
                                                                                                                                     
                                  2012     2013     2012     2013     2012     2013      2012     2013    2012   2013                
                                                                                                                                     

                                                                                                                                     
     United States.............  243,284  245,679  154,975  155,389  142,469  143,929   12,506   11,460    8.1    7.4    7.3  -   7.5

Northeast......................   44,372   44,611   28,370   28,336   26,060   26,203    2,310    2,133    8.1    7.5    7.3  -   7.7
   New England.................   11,684   11,760    7,721    7,702    7,164    7,157      557      545    7.2    7.1    6.8  -   7.4
      Connecticut..............    2,842    2,855    1,887    1,860    1,731    1,715      156      145    8.3    7.8    7.3  -   8.3
      Maine....................    1,083    1,086      707      709      656      662       51       47    7.2    6.7    6.2  -   7.2
      Massachusetts............    5,337    5,387    3,470    3,484    3,235    3,238      235      246    6.8    7.1    6.5  -   7.6
      New Hampshire............    1,066    1,072      743      742      702      703       41       39    5.5    5.3    4.9  -   5.6
      Rhode Island.............      845      847      559      556      501      503       57       53   10.3    9.5    8.8  -  10.2
      Vermont..................      511      513      356      351      338      336       17       15    4.9    4.4    4.0  -   4.8

   Middle Atlantic.............   32,688   32,851   20,649   20,634   18,896   19,047    1,753    1,587    8.5    7.7    7.4  -   7.9
      New Jersey...............    6,965    7,008    4,562    4,538    4,137    4,166      425      372    9.3    8.2    7.7  -   8.7
      New York.................   15,569   15,661    9,621    9,636    8,806    8,899      815      737    8.5    7.7    7.3  -   8.0
      Pennsylvania.............   10,154   10,182    6,466    6,460    5,954    5,982      513      478    7.9    7.4    7.0  -   7.8

Midwest........................   52,318   52,600   34,180   34,302   31,654   31,844    2,526    2,458    7.4    7.2    7.0  -   7.4
   East North Central..........   36,309   36,469   23,212   23,282   21,305   21,398    1,908    1,884    8.2    8.1    7.8  -   8.4
      Illinois.................    9,982   10,020    6,570    6,554    5,982    5,954      588      600    8.9    9.2    8.6  -   9.7
      Indiana..................    5,032    5,066    3,169    3,180    2,912    2,941      257      239    8.1    7.5    6.9  -   8.2
      Michigan.................    7,781    7,813    4,670    4,707    4,244    4,294      426      413    9.1    8.8    8.2  -   9.4
      Ohio.....................    9,028    9,059    5,741    5,766    5,317    5,341      424      425    7.4    7.4    6.9  -   7.9
      Wisconsin................    4,486    4,511    3,063    3,075    2,850    2,868      212      207    6.9    6.7    6.2  -   7.2

   West North Central..........   16,009   16,131   10,968   11,021   10,350   10,446      618      575    5.6    5.2    5.0  -   5.4
      Iowa.....................    2,389    2,404    1,663    1,671    1,577    1,594       86       78    5.2    4.6    4.2  -   5.1
      Kansas...................    2,174    2,184    1,487    1,484    1,401    1,403       86       80    5.8    5.4    5.0  -   5.9
      Minnesota................    4,187    4,225    2,961    2,974    2,795    2,823      166      150    5.6    5.1    4.7  -   5.4
      Missouri.................    4,670    4,693    2,997    3,018    2,787    2,821      209      197    7.0    6.5    5.9  -   7.2
      Nebraska.................    1,413    1,424    1,020    1,025      979      985       41       40    4.0    3.9    3.5  -   4.3
      North Dakota.............      544      560      395      401      383      389       12       12    3.0    2.9    2.6  -   3.2
      South Dakota.............      633      641      446      448      427      431       19       17    4.2    3.8    3.5  -   4.2

South..........................   90,117   91,184   56,480   56,677   52,117   52,698    4,363    3,979    7.7    7.0    6.9  -   7.2
   South Atlantic..............   47,744   48,311   29,989   30,054   27,521   27,887    2,467    2,167    8.2    7.2    7.0  -   7.4
      Delaware.................      720      728      441      443      410      413       31       30    7.1    6.7    6.2  -   7.3
      District of Columbia.....      526      535      364      370      331      340       33       31    9.1    8.3    7.7  -   8.9
      Florida..................   15,455   15,669    9,367    9,432    8,547    8,750      820      683    8.8    7.2    6.9  -   7.6
      Georgia..................    7,485    7,567    4,772    4,767    4,342    4,378      430      389    9.0    8.2    7.6  -   8.7
      Maryland.................    4,599    4,642    3,126    3,128    2,910    2,922      216      206    6.9    6.6    6.2  -   7.0
      North Carolina...........    7,495    7,590    4,707    4,695    4,271    4,318      435      377    9.2    8.0    7.5  -   8.5
      South Carolina...........    3,658    3,707    2,185    2,182    1,989    2,016      196      165    9.0    7.6    6.9  -   8.3
      Virginia.................    6,318    6,385    4,221    4,240    3,973    4,005      248      235    5.9    5.5    5.1  -   6.0
      West Virginia............    1,488    1,487      807      796      748      745       58       51    7.2    6.5    5.7  -   7.2

   East South Central..........   14,405   14,499    8,647    8,561    7,948    7,889      700      672    8.1    7.8    7.4  -   8.3
      Alabama..................    3,746    3,767    2,163    2,138    2,010    2,000      153      138    7.1    6.5    5.5  -   7.5
      Kentucky.................    3,382    3,403    2,072    2,066    1,900    1,895      172      171    8.3    8.3    7.6  -   9.0
      Mississippi..............    2,254    2,262    1,313    1,286    1,192    1,176      120      111    9.2    8.6    7.7  -   9.5
      Tennessee................    5,022    5,067    3,100    3,070    2,846    2,818      253      252    8.2    8.2    7.5  -   8.9

   West South Central..........   27,967   28,374   17,844   18,063   16,648   16,922    1,196    1,140    6.7    6.3    6.1  -   6.6
      Arkansas.................    2,264    2,276    1,345    1,327    1,244    1,226      101      100    7.5    7.5    6.8  -   8.3
      Louisiana................    3,501    3,525    2,079    2,099    1,944    1,970      135      129    6.5    6.2    5.3  -   7.0
      Oklahoma.................    2,892    2,921    1,794    1,817    1,698    1,718       96       99    5.4    5.4    4.9  -   6.0
      Texas....................   19,309   19,652   12,627   12,820   11,762   12,007      864      813    6.8    6.3    6.0  -   6.7

West...........................   56,581   57,289   36,010   36,076   32,697   33,186    3,313    2,890    9.2    8.0    7.8  -   8.2
   Mountain....................   17,171   17,424   11,043   11,080   10,174   10,301      868      780    7.9    7.0    6.8  -   7.3
      Arizona..................    5,001    5,077    3,026    3,012    2,774    2,772      252      240    8.3    8.0    7.3  -   8.7
      Colorado.................    3,992    4,063    2,746    2,755    2,531    2,568      215      187    7.8    6.8    6.3  -   7.2
      Idaho....................    1,194    1,209      772      775      716      727       56       48    7.3    6.2    5.5  -   6.9
      Montana..................      793      801      507      514      477      485       31       29    6.0    5.6    5.0  -   6.3
      Nevada...................    2,131    2,163    1,384    1,373    1,225    1,238      159      135   11.5    9.8    9.2  -  10.5
      New Mexico...............    1,590    1,595      925      926      860      863       65       64    7.1    6.9    6.1  -   7.6
      Utah.....................    2,028    2,067    1,377    1,419    1,303    1,356       74       63    5.4    4.4    4.0  -   4.9
      Wyoming..................      444      450      306      306      289      292       17       14    5.4    4.6    4.2  -   5.1

   Pacific.....................   39,410   39,865   24,968   24,996   22,523   22,886    2,445    2,110    9.8    8.4    8.2  -   8.7
      Alaska...................      535      537      366      364      340      340       25       24    6.9    6.5    5.8  -   7.2
      California...............   29,337   29,683   18,519   18,597   16,590   16,933    1,929    1,663   10.4    8.9    8.7  -   9.2
      Hawaii...................    1,061    1,070      649      649      612      618       37       31    5.7    4.8    4.3  -   5.3
      Oregon...................    3,100    3,133    1,949    1,925    1,777    1,776      172      149    8.8    7.7    7.1  -   8.3
      Washington...............    5,377    5,442    3,485    3,461    3,203    3,218      281      243    8.1    7.0    6.5  -   7.6

Puerto Rico....................    2,915    2,897    1,214    1,189    1,038    1,019      176      170   14.5   14.3         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: February 28, 2014
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