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
June
2015
Apr.
2016
May
2016
June
2016(p)
Number Percent of labor force
June
2015
Apr.
2016
May
2016
June
2016(p)
June
2015
Apr.
2016
May
2016
June
2016(p)

Alabama

2,142,258 2,181,033 2,182,262 2,175,846 130,604 133,252 132,019 130,349 6.1 6.1 6.0 6.0

Alaska

363,756 360,705 359,665 359,246 23,465 23,960 24,196 24,166 6.5 6.6 6.7 6.7

Arizona

3,137,491 3,244,757 3,247,280 3,236,706 189,085 176,881 181,138 187,281 6.0 5.5 5.6 5.8

Arkansas

1,328,930 1,361,984 1,362,228 1,359,425 70,536 52,800 51,945 52,289 5.3 3.9 3.8 3.8

California

18,951,944 19,085,472 19,076,693 19,100,929 1,181,662 1,013,746 994,969 1,022,436 6.2 5.3 5.2 5.4

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale(1)

5,008,210 5,023,598 5,021,992 5,033,114 339,571 259,021 244,498 243,277 6.8 5.2 4.9 4.8

Colorado

2,819,642 2,888,536 2,897,755 2,898,029 109,107 88,808 97,044 106,074 3.9 3.1 3.3 3.7

Connecticut

1,888,741 1,904,932 1,901,856 1,900,937 103,468 109,390 108,261 110,561 5.5 5.7 5.7 5.8

Delaware

466,587 482,132 482,891 482,663 22,794 20,208 19,863 20,192 4.9 4.2 4.1 4.2

District of Columbia

388,096 396,620 397,398 398,044 26,661 25,259 24,094 23,684 6.9 6.4 6.1 6.0

Florida

9,613,953 9,802,581 9,773,798 9,744,388 511,027 473,381 458,163 453,146 5.3 4.8 4.7 4.7

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall(1)

1,332,288 1,323,679 1,313,254 1,307,741 81,300 73,652 70,776 68,682 6.1 5.6 5.4 5.3

Georgia

4,749,431 4,852,847 4,857,413 4,870,149 275,637 265,707 255,264 249,683 5.8 5.5 5.3 5.1

Hawaii

676,462 690,031 688,003 685,372 24,538 21,976 22,354 22,858 3.6 3.2 3.2 3.3

Idaho

796,543 807,525 809,091 810,142 33,353 29,823 29,865 30,362 4.2 3.7 3.7 3.7

Illinois

6,502,222 6,669,476 6,661,046 6,624,971 377,433 439,295 426,753 409,266 5.8 6.6 6.4 6.2

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights(1)

3,768,252 3,864,784 3,866,164 3,862,234 217,432 250,633 241,086 232,770 5.8 6.5 6.2 6.0

Indiana

3,261,942 3,362,013 3,369,895 3,373,371 153,206 173,298 168,190 163,072 4.7 5.2 5.0 4.8

Iowa

1,698,387 1,713,641 1,711,443 1,710,991 61,833 66,203 66,642 68,087 3.6 3.9 3.9 4.0

Kansas

1,495,271 1,509,312 1,504,291 1,497,927 62,094 57,226 55,475 56,834 4.2 3.8 3.7 3.8

Kentucky

1,943,557 1,982,669 1,980,335 1,973,887 102,682 106,220 101,230 99,341 5.3 5.4 5.1 5.0

Louisiana

2,161,464 2,164,967 2,165,465 2,161,207 133,877 135,704 135,593 134,680 6.2 6.3 6.3 6.2

Maine

680,684 675,507 678,570 681,975 30,047 22,864 23,637 25,084 4.4 3.4 3.5 3.7

Maryland

3,146,172 3,177,466 3,172,100 3,168,550 161,460 147,211 141,454 137,208 5.1 4.6 4.5 4.3

Massachusetts

3,575,168 3,596,834 3,602,023 3,599,802 174,552 152,274 150,370 149,649 4.9 4.2 4.2 4.2

Michigan

4,735,578 4,874,628 4,868,098 4,837,472 252,466 232,773 226,804 221,824 5.3 4.8 4.7 4.6

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn(2)

1,995,740 2,061,520 2,062,166 2,056,728 121,762 115,719 108,188 105,481 6.1 5.6 5.2 5.1

Minnesota

3,009,552 3,069,614 3,062,416 3,044,318 107,798 115,917 115,097 116,590 3.6 3.8 3.8 3.8

Mississippi

1,269,177 1,296,703 1,288,988 1,279,512 80,764 77,949 75,455 75,406 6.4 6.0 5.9 5.9

Missouri

3,110,302 3,168,358 3,162,877 3,143,114 154,211 136,052 135,063 140,235 5.0 4.3 4.3 4.5

Montana

522,709 524,429 523,722 523,578 21,327 22,057 21,865 21,808 4.1 4.2 4.2 4.2

Nebraska

1,011,807 1,019,897 1,019,999 1,019,837 29,908 30,873 30,567 30,755 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0

Nevada

1,424,345 1,433,247 1,434,883 1,436,840 96,429 83,844 87,178 91,448 6.8 5.8 6.1 6.4

New Hampshire

742,148 747,099 749,216 751,967 25,646 19,359 20,118 20,957 3.5 2.6 2.7 2.8

New Jersey

4,536,887 4,586,504 4,587,140 4,579,290 255,397 213,869 225,887 232,401 5.6 4.7 4.9 5.1

New Mexico

919,040 920,227 921,071 924,107 60,514 56,725 56,811 57,498 6.6 6.2 6.2 6.2

New York

9,684,159 9,799,689 9,760,336 9,684,903 507,402 476,581 461,748 451,630 5.2 4.9 4.7 4.7

New York City

4,193,502 4,238,146 4,208,695 4,173,641 230,828 229,198 215,784 210,199 5.5 5.4 5.1 5.0

North Carolina

4,756,717 4,875,605 4,868,839 4,854,165 275,038 264,133 250,340 239,440 5.8 5.4 5.1 4.9

North Dakota

413,738 417,874 418,602 419,322 11,412 13,360 13,472 13,404 2.8 3.2 3.2 3.2

Ohio

5,695,556 5,816,701 5,826,336 5,810,358 274,137 302,032 299,814 291,148 4.8 5.2 5.1 5.0

Cleveland-Elyria(2)

1,026,776 1,037,586 1,039,912 1,038,937 50,674 53,876 54,903 54,126 4.9 5.2 5.3 5.2

Oklahoma

1,842,779 1,871,604 1,864,194 1,851,010 80,823 85,130 87,795 89,673 4.4 4.5 4.7 4.8

Oregon

1,962,480 2,042,531 2,047,585 2,053,288 114,491 91,221 92,060 99,094 5.8 4.5 4.5 4.8

Pennsylvania

6,420,564 6,525,894 6,540,689 6,536,834 327,323 343,832 360,591 364,171 5.1 5.3 5.5 5.6

Rhode Island

556,012 552,787 552,535 553,280 33,463 29,592 29,783 30,157 6.0 5.4 5.4 5.5

South Carolina

2,250,477 2,316,089 2,314,933 2,310,772 132,841 134,295 129,861 125,591 5.9 5.8 5.6 5.4

South Dakota

452,569 454,468 454,823 455,907 14,449 11,375 11,554 12,251 3.2 2.5 2.5 2.7

Tennessee

3,052,871 3,147,661 3,145,213 3,133,208 174,335 134,435 128,114 129,799 5.7 4.3 4.1 4.1

Texas

13,043,697 13,302,646 13,314,755 13,299,296 571,731 587,049 590,003 593,326 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.5

Utah

1,462,865 1,490,490 1,494,984 1,498,609 52,131 54,785 57,433 59,203 3.6 3.7 3.8 4.0

Vermont

344,573 345,351 345,931 346,410 12,664 10,986 10,789 11,007 3.7 3.2 3.1 3.2

Virginia

4,222,813 4,230,164 4,213,851 4,203,677 185,549 165,122 157,945 154,686 4.4 3.9 3.7 3.7

Washington

3,534,091 3,628,438 3,628,138 3,624,455 197,343 211,279 209,503 208,861 5.6 5.8 5.8 5.8

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett(1)

1,577,736 1,609,313 1,608,892 1,604,009 68,990 79,084 78,634 74,231 4.4 4.9 4.9 4.6

West Virginia

785,266 782,268 780,705 781,008 55,494 50,384 48,644 47,161 7.1 6.4 6.2 6.0

Wisconsin

3,087,385 3,144,114 3,140,493 3,132,786 140,573 137,631 132,708 131,107 4.6 4.4 4.2 4.2

Wyoming

306,587 300,413 299,843 299,453 13,019 16,474 16,902 17,038 4.2 5.5 5.6 5.7

Puerto Rico

1,123,571 1,136,184 1,139,930 1,135,026 135,319 132,988 133,176 127,322 12.0 11.7 11.7 11.2

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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