Table 3. Civilian labor force and unemployment by state and selected area, seasonally adjusted

LABOR FORCE DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED

Table 3. Civilian labor force and unemployment by state and selected area, seasonally adjusted
State and area Civilian labor force Unemployed
July
2015
May
2016
June
2016
July
2016(p)
Number Percent of labor force
July
2015
May
2016
June
2016
July
2016(p)
July
2015
May
2016
June
2016
July
2016(p)

Alabama

2,141,536 2,182,262 2,175,271 2,162,124 130,098 132,019 130,298 123,095 6.1 6.0 6.0 5.7

Alaska

363,563 359,665 359,195 359,222 23,539 24,196 24,099 24,240 6.5 6.7 6.7 6.7

Arizona

3,140,681 3,247,280 3,236,807 3,224,126 187,924 181,138 187,270 192,261 6.0 5.6 5.8 6.0

Arkansas

1,330,447 1,362,228 1,359,740 1,357,310 68,990 51,945 52,439 52,709 5.2 3.8 3.9 3.9

California

18,955,931 19,076,693 19,101,665 19,161,830 1,161,495 994,969 1,023,035 1,047,746 6.1 5.2 5.4 5.5

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale(1)

4,999,248 5,021,992 5,032,954 5,051,199 328,262 244,498 244,426 244,070 6.6 4.9 4.9 4.8

Colorado

2,819,790 2,897,755 2,898,602 2,894,480 107,033 97,044 106,058 110,471 3.8 3.3 3.7 3.8

Connecticut

1,885,820 1,901,856 1,900,603 1,900,912 101,540 108,261 110,500 108,596 5.4 5.7 5.8 5.7

Delaware

467,792 482,891 482,629 481,316 22,863 19,863 20,174 20,606 4.9 4.1 4.2 4.3

District of Columbia

388,699 397,398 397,981 396,824 26,367 24,094 23,662 23,376 6.8 6.1 5.9 5.9

Florida

9,626,928 9,773,798 9,747,437 9,727,071 504,045 458,163 455,197 455,770 5.2 4.7 4.7 4.7

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall(1)

1,332,673 1,313,254 1,308,586 1,310,106 80,538 70,776 69,028 67,618 6.0 5.4 5.3 5.2

Georgia

4,751,156 4,857,413 4,869,223 4,882,256 270,457 255,264 249,102 242,893 5.7 5.3 5.1 5.0

Hawaii

677,326 688,003 685,603 684,289 24,086 22,354 23,038 23,625 3.6 3.2 3.4 3.5

Idaho

797,897 809,091 810,374 811,850 33,282 29,865 30,354 30,830 4.2 3.7 3.7 3.8

Illinois

6,504,396 6,661,046 6,625,690 6,592,079 375,802 426,753 409,294 383,049 5.8 6.4 6.2 5.8

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights(1)

3,764,042 3,866,164 3,862,609 3,852,266 212,967 241,086 232,802 215,189 5.7 6.2 6.0 5.6

Indiana

3,265,809 3,369,895 3,371,767 3,375,563 150,702 168,190 163,036 155,556 4.6 5.0 4.8 4.6

Iowa

1,698,924 1,711,443 1,710,968 1,711,112 61,628 66,642 68,212 70,628 3.6 3.9 4.0 4.1

Kansas

1,497,240 1,504,291 1,497,423 1,490,217 61,466 55,475 56,698 60,360 4.1 3.7 3.8 4.1

Kentucky

1,941,580 1,980,335 1,974,022 1,967,839 102,549 101,230 99,408 97,325 5.3 5.1 5.0 4.9

Louisiana

2,154,532 2,165,465 2,161,299 2,153,063 131,188 135,593 134,593 134,764 6.1 6.3 6.2 6.3

Maine

679,474 678,570 681,792 685,608 29,722 23,637 25,053 26,649 4.4 3.5 3.7 3.9

Maryland

3,148,359 3,172,100 3,167,714 3,166,402 160,397 141,454 136,745 135,172 5.1 4.5 4.3 4.3

Massachusetts

3,571,103 3,602,023 3,599,918 3,604,470 172,799 150,370 149,651 146,133 4.8 4.2 4.2 4.1

Michigan

4,737,323 4,868,098 4,838,206 4,810,272 247,132 226,804 221,805 214,102 5.2 4.7 4.6 4.5

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn(2)

1,993,331 2,062,166 2,057,662 2,052,355 118,362 108,188 105,463 100,053 5.9 5.2 5.1 4.9

Minnesota

3,011,741 3,062,416 3,044,167 3,021,639 108,025 115,097 116,757 118,612 3.6 3.8 3.8 3.9

Mississippi

1,271,860 1,288,988 1,279,998 1,271,678 80,342 75,455 75,536 75,715 6.3 5.9 5.9 6.0

Missouri

3,112,609 3,162,877 3,143,614 3,125,126 150,391 135,063 139,993 148,034 4.8 4.3 4.5 4.7

Montana

523,048 523,722 523,294 523,577 21,437 21,865 21,861 22,153 4.1 4.2 4.2 4.2

Nebraska

1,012,994 1,019,999 1,019,792 1,019,050 30,408 30,567 30,828 31,242 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.1

Nevada

1,426,505 1,434,883 1,436,238 1,435,654 95,748 87,178 91,379 92,749 6.7 6.1 6.4 6.5

New Hampshire

742,047 749,216 752,144 754,824 25,121 20,118 21,013 21,968 3.4 2.7 2.8 2.9

New Jersey

4,536,526 4,587,140 4,579,338 4,570,901 247,546 225,887 232,499 238,289 5.5 4.9 5.1 5.2

New Mexico

917,930 921,071 924,195 926,421 60,231 56,811 57,537 59,292 6.6 6.2 6.2 6.4

New York

9,682,650 9,760,336 9,685,870 9,600,668 495,362 461,748 451,560 452,491 5.1 4.7 4.7 4.7

New York City

4,192,145 4,208,695 4,172,375 4,135,319 223,198 215,784 210,164 213,623 5.3 5.1 5.0 5.2

North Carolina

4,760,061 4,868,839 4,853,581 4,827,425 273,088 250,340 238,887 225,934 5.7 5.1 4.9 4.7

North Dakota

413,275 418,602 419,430 420,282 11,337 13,472 13,492 13,161 2.7 3.2 3.2 3.1

Ohio

5,689,966 5,826,336 5,811,130 5,786,717 267,248 299,814 291,116 278,308 4.7 5.1 5.0 4.8

Cleveland-Elyria(2)

1,023,706 1,039,912 1,039,108 1,037,167 48,459 54,903 54,116 52,357 4.7 5.3 5.2 5.0

Oklahoma

1,843,616 1,864,194 1,850,770 1,834,347 79,975 87,795 89,724 91,451 4.3 4.7 4.8 5.0

Oregon

1,968,239 2,047,585 2,053,372 2,058,136 114,701 92,060 99,274 106,860 5.8 4.5 4.8 5.2

Pennsylvania

6,423,256 6,540,689 6,535,738 6,520,616 322,068 360,591 364,166 366,879 5.0 5.5 5.6 5.6

Rhode Island

555,429 552,535 553,540 555,001 32,660 29,783 30,205 30,450 5.9 5.4 5.5 5.5

South Carolina

2,251,141 2,314,933 2,310,722 2,303,434 129,098 129,861 125,646 120,788 5.7 5.6 5.4 5.2

South Dakota

452,700 454,823 456,145 457,092 14,317 11,554 12,255 12,802 3.2 2.5 2.7 2.8

Tennessee

3,051,138 3,145,213 3,133,200 3,125,684 172,144 128,114 129,697 133,492 5.6 4.1 4.1 4.3

Texas

13,055,864 13,314,755 13,299,225 13,291,512 574,865 590,003 593,259 609,159 4.4 4.4 4.5 4.6

Utah

1,465,433 1,494,984 1,498,437 1,499,763 51,930 57,433 59,208 58,571 3.5 3.8 4.0 3.9

Vermont

344,235 345,931 346,387 346,252 12,700 10,789 11,008 11,226 3.7 3.1 3.2 3.2

Virginia

4,222,201 4,213,851 4,203,409 4,198,555 181,381 157,945 154,491 157,011 4.3 3.7 3.7 3.7

Washington

3,537,804 3,628,138 3,624,161 3,624,022 198,081 209,503 208,703 210,443 5.6 5.8 5.8 5.8

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett(1)

1,579,340 1,608,892 1,603,744 1,602,364 69,571 78,634 74,009 70,338 4.4 4.9 4.6 4.4

West Virginia

785,126 780,705 780,961 783,083 54,405 48,644 47,121 45,012 6.9 6.2 6.0 5.7

Wisconsin

3,090,117 3,140,493 3,132,149 3,125,511 140,938 132,708 131,201 129,898 4.6 4.2 4.2 4.2

Wyoming

306,276 299,843 299,512 299,081 13,068 16,902 17,050 16,925 4.3 5.6 5.7 5.7

Puerto Rico

1,124,599 1,139,930 1,135,026 1,137,016 134,542 133,176 127,322 129,520 12.0 11.7 11.2 11.4

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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