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Table 2. Civilian labor force and unemployment by state, selected metropolitan area, and metropolitan division (1)

LABOR FORCE DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED

Table 2. Civilian labor force and unemployment by state, selected metropolitan area, and metropolitan division(1)
State, area, and division Civilian labor force Unemployed
July August Number Percent of labor force
2020 2021 2020 2021(p) July August July August
2020 2021 2020 2021(p) 2020 2021 2020 2021(p)

California

18,789,689 19,162,864 18,690,463 19,024,443 2,548,914 1,505,402 2,299,887 1,424,252 13.6 7.9 12.3 7.5

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim

6,479,271 6,690,809 6,464,674 6,604,381 1,090,189 620,827 1,026,135 580,322 16.8 9.3 15.9 8.8

Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine

1,544,336 1,589,957 1,526,181 1,580,617 190,254 99,515 164,026 94,904 12.3 6.3 10.7 6.0

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale

4,934,935 5,100,852 4,938,493 5,023,764 899,935 521,312 862,109 485,418 18.2 10.2 17.5 9.7

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward

2,461,722 2,489,405 2,437,221 2,474,679 274,337 145,674 239,181 139,023 11.1 5.9 9.8 5.6

Oakland-Hayward-Berkeley

1,350,753 1,353,033 1,337,925 1,345,570 161,478 88,965 141,115 85,007 12.0 6.6 10.5 6.3

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco

981,790 1,001,898 971,158 995,516 101,121 50,608 88,046 48,146 10.3 5.1 9.1 4.8

San Rafael

129,179 134,474 128,138 133,593 11,738 6,101 10,020 5,870 9.1 4.5 7.8 4.4

District of Columbia

407,168 419,413 406,441 410,599 38,812 27,612 36,135 26,045 9.5 6.6 8.9 6.3

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria(2)

3,415,701 3,416,981 3,431,156 3,365,715 287,934 174,624 267,439 165,599 8.4 5.1 7.8 4.9

Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville(3)

686,696 690,267 685,286 682,166 57,616 37,970 54,987 37,219 8.4 5.5 8.0 5.5

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria(2)

2,729,005 2,726,714 2,745,870 2,683,549 230,318 136,654 212,452 128,380 8.4 5.0 7.7 4.8

Florida

10,113,079 10,646,695 10,003,284 10,627,415 1,205,307 545,882 803,812 526,445 11.9 5.1 8.0 5.0

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach

3,017,794 3,182,989 3,006,079 3,169,259 415,692 179,892 271,363 177,584 13.8 5.7 9.0 5.6

Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach

1,034,280 1,059,149 1,007,873 1,054,310 140,820 54,473 96,088 51,894 13.6 5.1 9.5 4.9

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall

1,266,534 1,366,295 1,296,605 1,358,384 192,170 88,702 118,303 90,370 15.2 6.5 9.1 6.7

West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Delray Beach

716,980 757,545 701,601 756,565 82,702 36,717 56,972 35,320 11.5 4.8 8.1 4.7

Illinois

6,232,556 6,318,805 6,275,238 6,239,394 771,918 442,160 690,102 425,859 12.4 7.0 11.0 6.8

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin(2)

4,710,335 4,785,897 4,701,973 4,727,380 604,554 359,494 564,447 334,387 12.8 7.5 12.0 7.1

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights

3,608,831 3,674,676 3,584,783 3,638,501 479,716 295,890 465,537 272,362 13.3 8.1 13.0 7.5

Elgin

312,939 314,464 320,796 307,802 38,035 17,612 29,770 18,686 12.2 5.6 9.3 6.1

Gary(3)

334,499 333,464 333,152 326,565 40,657 23,362 32,143 19,186 12.2 7.0 9.6 5.9

Lake County-Kenosha County(2)

454,066 463,293 463,242 454,512 46,146 22,630 36,997 24,153 10.2 4.9 8.0 5.3

Massachusetts

3,610,552 3,751,308 3,664,525 3,752,473 364,930 212,560 334,996 203,481 10.1 5.7 9.1 5.4

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua(2)

2,684,597 2,778,976 2,721,459 2,781,692 266,533 146,358 242,438 138,875 9.9 5.3 8.9 5.0

Boston-Cambridge-Newton

1,593,159 1,660,265 1,617,463 1,661,363 153,209 85,534 141,297 81,529 9.6 5.2 8.7 4.9

Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton

106,466 109,638 108,400 110,224 13,045 7,438 12,047 7,127 12.3 6.8 11.1 6.5

Framingham

153,004 159,631 155,024 159,619 13,001 7,201 11,691 6,894 8.5 4.5 7.5 4.3

Haverhill-Newburyport-Amesbury Town(2)

115,356 118,090 116,374 117,921 11,110 5,536 9,587 5,118 9.6 4.7 8.2 4.3

Lawrence-Methuen Town-Salem(2)

98,584 99,392 99,633 99,591 14,092 7,905 12,925 7,477 14.3 8.0 13.0 7.5

Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford(2)

187,825 194,786 190,317 195,898 17,887 10,466 16,110 9,994 9.5 5.4 8.5 5.1

Lynn-Saugus-Marblehead

82,827 85,217 84,273 84,808 10,651 5,797 9,918 5,522 12.9 6.8 11.8 6.5

Nashua(2)

175,959 174,708 175,674 175,007 15,154 6,227 12,071 5,363 8.6 3.6 6.9 3.1

Peabody-Salem-Beverly

88,197 90,667 89,801 90,582 9,405 5,125 8,589 4,917 10.7 5.7 9.6 5.4

Taunton-Middleborough-Norton

83,220 86,582 84,500 86,679 8,979 5,129 8,203 4,934 10.8 5.9 9.7 5.7

Michigan

4,863,144 4,805,709 4,883,260 4,777,722 464,045 241,641 404,670 209,550 9.5 5.0 8.3 4.4

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn

2,120,611 2,077,798 2,137,372 2,074,033 245,317 93,268 226,810 76,940 11.6 4.5 10.6 3.7

Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia

805,556 779,570 812,499 777,820 113,604 45,788 108,225 37,671 14.1 5.9 13.3 4.8

Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills

1,315,055 1,298,228 1,324,873 1,296,212 131,713 47,480 118,585 39,269 10.0 3.7 9.0 3.0

New York

9,462,424 9,382,033 9,477,391 9,339,555 1,400,143 689,652 1,096,540 667,488 14.8 7.4 11.6 7.1

New York-Newark-Jersey City(2)

9,945,132 9,806,528 9,915,186 9,727,332 1,528,846 784,618 1,210,352 736,652 15.4 8.0 12.2 7.6

Dutchess County-Putnam County

198,067 190,186 195,205 189,185 22,379 9,510 16,689 9,262 11.3 5.0 8.5 4.9

Nassau County-Suffolk County

1,529,586 1,463,430 1,507,730 1,450,729 192,967 75,454 145,527 73,994 12.6 5.2 9.7 5.1

Newark(3)

1,272,988 1,226,779 1,243,256 1,207,884 170,527 92,570 134,847 81,564 13.4 7.5 10.8 6.8

New York-Jersey City-White Plains(2)

6,944,491 6,926,133 6,968,995 6,879,534 1,142,973 607,084 913,289 571,832 16.5 8.8 13.1 8.3

Pennsylvania

6,516,443 6,363,999 6,307,843 6,325,232 879,551 428,251 646,398 423,494 13.5 6.7 10.2 6.7

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington(2)

3,174,157 3,094,068 3,085,730 3,074,435 429,559 213,252 328,517 206,895 13.5 6.9 10.6 6.7

Camden(3)

659,368 640,502 644,075 634,371 83,290 47,849 64,934 42,271 12.6 7.5 10.1 6.7

Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County

1,084,031 1,077,523 1,053,730 1,070,796 123,616 57,474 89,633 56,989 11.4 5.3 8.5 5.3

Philadelphia

1,048,591 992,777 1,006,988 988,227 188,518 85,830 143,466 86,279 18.0 8.6 14.2 8.7

Wilmington(3)

382,167 383,266 380,937 381,041 34,135 22,099 30,484 21,356 8.9 5.8 8.0 5.6

Texas

14,010,729 14,191,587 14,090,773 14,192,497 1,349,002 850,567 973,671 759,139 9.6 6.0 6.9 5.3

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington

3,988,897 4,082,388 4,025,000 4,094,712 351,783 216,898 251,844 192,976 8.8 5.3 6.3 4.7

Dallas-Plano-Irving

2,688,720 2,769,886 2,718,385 2,776,107 235,599 144,704 168,602 128,827 8.8 5.2 6.2 4.6

Fort Worth-Arlington

1,300,177 1,312,502 1,306,615 1,318,605 116,184 72,194 83,242 64,149 8.9 5.5 6.4 4.9

Washington

3,931,051 3,971,158 3,886,399 3,959,766 419,461 196,909 335,071 197,106 10.7 5.0 8.6 5.0

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue

2,174,935 2,210,058 2,171,599 2,213,825 220,237 115,829 181,845 111,263 10.1 5.2 8.4 5.0

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett

1,724,697 1,767,151 1,732,288 1,769,257 163,069 93,414 137,176 87,870 9.5 5.3 7.9 5.0

Tacoma-Lakewood

450,238 442,907 439,311 444,568 57,168 22,415 44,669 23,393 12.7 5.1 10.2 5.3

Footnotes
(1) These 11 areas contain all of the 38 metropolitan divisions.
(2) Part of the area (or division) is in one or more adjacent states.
(3) All of the division is in one or more adjacent states.
(p) Preliminary

NOTE: Data refer to place of residence. Area delineations are based on Office of Management and Budget Bulletin No. 18-03, dated April 10, 2018, and are available on the BLS website at https://www.bls.gov/lau/lausmsa.htm. Areas in the six New England states are Metropolitan New England City and Town Areas (NECTAs), while areas in other states are county-based. Some metropolitan areas lie in two or more states. They are listed under the state containing the first principal city. Metropolitan divisions are listed under their metropolitan areas. Some divisions lie in more than one state, and some, like Camden, NJ, are totally outside the states under which their metropolitan areas are listed. For Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV, the metropolitan area and division titles are identical. Estimates for the latest month are subject to revision the following month.

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Last Modified Date: September 29, 2021