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Mountain-Plains - Labor Force Statistics

 
Civilian labor force in the Midwest and West, seasonally adjusted (in thousands)
Area

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United States

162,410 164,646 164,527 164,966 2,556 1.6

Midwest

34,494.8 34,829.7 34,783.6 34,774.6 279.8 0.8

Illinois

6,339.8 6,436.1 6,423.4 (p)6,413.7 (p)74.0 (p)1.2

Indiana

3,303.4 3,397.4 3,395.0 (p)3,398.4 (p)95.0 (p)2.9

Iowa

1,675.6 1,712.1 1,711.4 (p)1,709.7 (p)34.1 (p)2.0

Kansas

1,495.2 1,499.0 1,499.0 (p)1,502.9 (p)7.7 (p)0.5

Michigan

4,788.2 4,854.8 4,852.6 (p)4,852.0 (p)63.8 (p)1.3

Minnesota

3,028.9 3,073.1 3,071.1 (p)3,074.5 (p)45.6 (p)1.5

Missouri

3,066.3 3,055.8 3,063.1 (p)3,070.9 (p)4.6 (p)0.2

Nebraska

1,054.6 1,063.3 1,063.4 (p)1,064.0 (p)9.4 (p)0.9

North Dakota

406.3 407.1 406.7 (p)406.8 (p)0.6 (p)0.1

Ohio

5,741.3 5,761.0 5,743.8 (p)5,737.7 (p)-3.5 (p)-0.1

South Dakota

469.9 477.8 477.4 (p)477.2 (p)7.3 (p)1.5

Wisconsin

3,135.1 3,098.5 3,085.0 (p)3,076.0 (p)-59.1 (p)-1.9

West

38,678.9 39,420.3 39,376.8 39,350.2 671.4 1.7

Alaska

359.0 360.5 359.8 (p)359.3 (p)0.3 (p)0.1

Arizona

3,531.1 3,616.7 3,623.1 (p)3,630.9 (p)99.8 (p)2.8

California

18,946.0 19,275.4 19,249.6 (p)19,222.8 (p)276.8 (p)1.5

Colorado

3,170.7 3,256.8 3,251.9 (p)3,244.7 (p)74.0 (p)2.3

Hawaii

671.5 676.7 674.3 (p)672.3 (p)0.8 (p)0.1

Idaho

921.7 961.5 963.4 (p)964.0 (p)42.2 (p)4.6

Montana

553.9 568.1 568.1 (p)568.8 (p)14.9 (p)2.7

Nevada

1,491.7 1,546.7 1,552.8 (p)1,558.1 (p)66.4 (p)4.4

New Mexico

941.5 941.7 939.4 (p)935.0 (p)-6.5 (p)-0.7

Oregon

2,153.6 2,201.4 2,197.4 (p)2,194.1 (p)40.5 (p)1.9

Utah

1,692.1 1,740.7 1,744.8 (p)1,752.4 (p)60.3 (p)3.6

Washington

3,943.8 4,007.9 4,003.1 (p)4,002.5 (p)58.7 (p)1.5

Wyoming

289.8 289.3 289.4 (p)290.1 (p)0.3 (p)0.1

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

Source: Local Area Unemployment Statistics
The State and regional data above are a product of the Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program, a Federal-State cooperative program in which total employment and unemployment are measured for approximately 7,200 areas.

 
Unemployed in the Midwest and West, seasonally adjusted (in thousands)
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United States

6,329 6,053 6,000 5,722 -607 -9.6

Midwest

1,370.5 1,224.0 1,248.3 1,255.9 -114.6 -8.4

Illinois

324.5 298.1 303.2 (p)303.2 (p)-21.3 (p)-6.6

Indiana

88.7 100.4 102.9 (p)104.2 (p)15.5 (p)17.5

Iowa

64.9 49.7 52.4 (p)53.2 (p)-11.6 (p)-17.9

Kansas

41.3 41.3 42.5 (p)43.7 (p)2.4 (p)5.8

Michigan

245.5 205.1 208.0 (p)208.4 (p)-37.1 (p)-15.1

Minnesota

91.5 65.9 71.9 (p)78.2 (p)-13.3 (p)-14.5

Missouri

120.1 78.9 83.0 (p)84.6 (p)-35.6 (p)-29.6

Nebraska

24.6 25.2 26.5 (p)27.3 (p)2.8 (p)11.3

North Dakota

12.7 9.2 9.3 (p)9.3 (p)-3.4 (p)-27.0

Ohio

255.8 241.6 243.2 (p)243.8 (p)-12.0 (p)-4.7

South Dakota

13.6 11.4 11.3 (p)11.0 (p)-2.6 (p)-19.0

Wisconsin

96.5 102.1 102.1 (p)99.2 (p)2.6 (p)2.7

West

1,919.4 1,497.2 1,517.0 1,510.5 -408.9 -21.3

Alaska

19.7 16.2 16.0 (p)15.6 (p)-4.1 (p)-20.9

Arizona

136.8 142.6 147.1 (p)146.7 (p)9.9 (p)7.2

California

1,095.1 772.3 789.0 (p)782.3 (p)-312.8 (p)-28.6

Colorado

133.0 116.3 113.4 (p)106.7 (p)-26.3 (p)-19.8

Hawaii

28.9 22.6 22.0 (p)21.3 (p)-7.6 (p)-26.3

Idaho

28.9 28.2 28.6 (p)28.0 (p)-0.9 (p)-3.1

Montana

16.2 16.9 16.4 (p)15.8 (p)-0.4 (p)-2.7

Nevada

78.9 71.3 76.2 (p)80.5 (p)1.6 (p)2.0

New Mexico

55.1 40.1 38.1 (p)36.9 (p)-18.2 (p)-33.1

Oregon

90.7 89.8 95.1 (p)99.0 (p)8.3 (p)9.2

Utah

38.8 37.3 38.2 (p)38.9 (p)0.1 (p)0.3

Washington

177.1 153.5 160.8 (p)167.5 (p)-9.6 (p)-5.4

Wyoming

11.5 10.0 10.3 (p)10.6 (p)-0.9 (p)-7.9

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

Source: Local Area Unemployment Statistics
The State and regional data above are a product of the Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program, a Federal-State cooperative program in which total employment and unemployment are measured for approximately 7,200 areas.

 
Unemployment rates in the Midwest and West, seasonally adjusted (in percent)
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3.9 3.7 3.6 3.5 -0.4

Midwest

4.0 3.5 3.6 3.6 -0.4

Illinois

5.1 4.6 4.7 (p)4.7 (p)-0.4

Indiana

2.7 3.0 3.0 (p)3.1 (p)0.4

Iowa

3.9 2.9 3.1 (p)3.1 (p)-0.8

Kansas

2.8 2.8 2.8 (p)2.9 (p)0.1

Michigan

5.1 4.2 4.3 (p)4.3 (p)-0.8

Minnesota

3.0 2.1 2.3 (p)2.5 (p)-0.5

Missouri

3.9 2.6 2.7 (p)2.8 (p)-1.1

Nebraska

2.3 2.4 2.5 (p)2.6 (p)0.3

North Dakota

3.1 2.3 2.3 (p)2.3 (p)-0.8

Ohio

4.5 4.2 4.2 (p)4.2 (p)-0.3

South Dakota

2.9 2.4 2.4 (p)2.3 (p)-0.6

Wisconsin

3.1 3.3 3.3 (p)3.2 (p)0.1

West

5.0 3.8 3.9 3.8 -1.2

Alaska

5.5 4.5 4.5 (p)4.3 (p)-1.2

Arizona

3.9 3.9 4.1 (p)4.0 (p)0.1

California

5.8 4.0 4.1 (p)4.1 (p)-1.7

Colorado

4.2 3.6 3.5 (p)3.3 (p)-0.9

Hawaii

4.3 3.3 3.3 (p)3.2 (p)-1.1

Idaho

3.1 2.9 3.0 (p)2.9 (p)-0.2

Montana

2.9 3.0 2.9 (p)2.8 (p)-0.1

Nevada

5.3 4.6 4.9 (p)5.2 (p)-0.1

New Mexico

5.9 4.3 4.1 (p)3.9 (p)-2.0

Oregon

4.2 4.1 4.3 (p)4.5 (p)0.3

Utah

2.3 2.1 2.2 (p)2.2 (p)-0.1

Washington

4.5 3.8 4.0 (p)4.2 (p)-0.3

Wyoming

4.0 3.5 3.6 (p)3.7 (p)-0.3

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

Source: Local Area Unemployment Statistics
The State and regional data above are a product of the Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program, a Federal-State cooperative program in which total employment and unemployment are measured for approximately 7,200 areas.

 
Unemployment rates in Mountain and West North Central states by Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), not seasonally adjusted (in percent)
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Mountain Census Division

Arizona

Flagstaff

3.9 4.8 4.2 (p)3.8 (p)-0.1

Lake Havasu City-Kingman

3.6 4.8 4.4 (p)3.9 (p)0.3

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale

2.6 3.5 3.0 (p)2.7 (p)0.1

Prescott

2.4 3.4 2.9 (p)2.7 (p)0.3

Sierra Vista-Douglas

3.1 4.5 3.9 (p)3.6 (p)0.5

Tucson

2.9 4.0 3.4 (p)3.1 (p)0.2

Yuma

10.3 17.9 16.7 (p)13.7 (p)3.4

Colorado

Boulder

2.8 2.8 2.6 (p)2.2 (p)-0.6

Colorado Springs

3.8 3.8 3.6 (p)3.0 (p)-0.8

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood

3.7 3.5 3.3 (p)2.8 (p)-0.9

Fort Collins

3.0 2.9 2.8 (p)2.4 (p)-0.6

Grand Junction

3.9 3.8 3.6 (p)3.1 (p)-0.8

Greeley

3.8 3.7 3.5 (p)3.0 (p)-0.8

Pueblo

5.7 5.5 5.1 (p)4.3 (p)-1.4

Idaho

Boise City

2.5 2.6 2.5 (p)2.1 (p)-0.4

Coeur d'Alene

3.3 3.1 3.3 (p)3.2 (p)-0.1

Idaho Falls

2.1 2.3 2.2 (p)2.0 (p)-0.1

Lewiston ID-WA

2.7 2.7 2.9 (p)2.9 (p)0.2

Logan, UT-ID

1.5 1.8 1.8 (p)1.8 (p)0.3

Pocatello

2.5 2.7 2.6 (p)2.2 (p)-0.3

Montana

Billings

2.3 2.4 1.9 (p)2.1 (p)-0.2

Great Falls

2.4 2.7 2.4 (p)2.4 (p)0.0

Missoula

2.7 2.5 2.1 (p)2.4 (p)-0.3

Nevada

Carson City

2.8 3.8 4.0 (p)3.9 (p)1.1

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise

5.0 5.6 5.6 (p)5.4 (p)0.4

Reno

2.4 3.5 3.5 (p)3.4 (p)1.0

New Mexico

Albuquerque

4.8 3.7 3.3 (p)3.1 (p)-1.7

Farmington

6.2 4.7 4.3 (p)4.1 (p)-2.1

Las Cruces

5.2 4.2 4.0 (p)3.7 (p)-1.5

Santa Fe

4.6 3.5 3.0 (p)2.8 (p)-1.8

Utah

Logan, UT-ID

1.5 1.8 1.8 (p)1.8 (p)0.3

Ogden-Clearfield

1.8 2.0 2.0 (p)2.0 (p)0.2

Provo-Orem

1.6 1.9 1.9 (p)1.9 (p)0.3

Salt Lake City

1.8 2.1 2.0 (p)2.0 (p)0.2

St. George

2.0 2.1 2.2 (p)2.3 (p)0.3

Wyoming

Casper

4.2 3.8 3.6 (p)3.9 (p)-0.3

Cheyenne

2.9 3.1 2.9 (p)3.3 (p)0.4

West North Central Census Division

Iowa

Ames

2.4 2.0 2.1 (p)1.9 (p)-0.5

Cedar Rapids

4.0 3.0 3.3 (p)3.5 (p)-0.5

Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL

4.1 3.5 3.7 (p)3.7 (p)-0.4

Des Moines-West Des Moines

3.3 2.5 2.8 (p)2.8 (p)-0.5

Dubuque

3.7 3.0 2.8 (p)3.2 (p)-0.5

Iowa City

3.0 2.3 2.4 (p)2.3 (p)-0.7

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

2.2 2.4 2.4 (p)2.5 (p)0.3

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

3.3 2.4 2.7 (p)2.9 (p)-0.4

Waterloo-Cedar Falls

3.7 2.6 2.9 (p)3.1 (p)-0.6

Kansas

Kansas City, MO-KS

2.9 2.6 2.5 (p)2.4 (p)-0.5

Lawrence

1.8 2.6 2.4 (p)2.6 (p)0.8

Manhattan

1.7 2.6 2.3 (p)2.6 (p)0.9

St. Joseph, MO-KS

2.8 2.2 2.1 (p)2.0 (p)-0.8

Topeka

2.0 2.7 2.5 (p)2.7 (p)0.7

Wichita

2.6 3.0 2.9 (p)2.9 (p)0.3

Minnesota

Duluth, MN-WI

3.2 2.2 2.8 (p)3.6 (p)0.4

Fargo, ND-MN

2.2 1.4 1.5 (p)1.9 (p)-0.3

Grand Forks, ND-MN

2.7 1.5 1.8 (p)2.3 (p)-0.4

La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN

1.8 2.2 2.1 (p)2.0 (p)0.2

Mankato-North Mankato

2.1 1.3 1.6 (p)2.5 (p)0.4

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

2.4 1.7 1.9 (p)2.6 (p)0.2

Rochester

2.2 1.4 1.6 (p)2.5 (p)0.3

St. Cloud

2.9 1.7 2.2 (p)3.3 (p)0.4

Missouri

Cape Girardeau, MO-IL

3.0 2.3 2.3 (p)2.2 (p)-0.8

Columbia

2.3 1.9 1.8 (p)1.7 (p)-0.6

Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO

1.9 2.0 2.1 (p)2.0 (p)0.1

Jefferson City

2.5 2.0 2.0 (p)1.9 (p)-0.6

Joplin

2.9 2.3 2.2 (p)2.1 (p)-0.8

Kansas City, MO-KS

2.9 2.6 2.5 (p)2.4 (p)-0.5

Springfield

2.7 2.1 2.1 (p)1.9 (p)-0.8

St. Joseph, MO-KS

2.8 2.2 2.1 (p)2.0 (p)-0.8

St. Louis, MO-IL

3.6 2.7 2.7 (p)2.5 (p)-1.1

Nebraska

Grand Island

1.9 2.1 2.2 (p)2.4 (p)0.5

Lincoln

1.6 2.0 2.1 (p)2.1 (p)0.5

Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA

2.2 2.4 2.4 (p)2.5 (p)0.3

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

3.3 2.4 2.7 (p)2.9 (p)-0.4

North Dakota

Bismarck

2.9 1.6 1.8 (p)2.2 (p)-0.7

Fargo, ND-MN

2.2 1.4 1.5 (p)1.9 (p)-0.3

Grand Forks, ND-MN

2.7 1.5 1.8 (p)2.3 (p)-0.4

South Dakota

Rapid City

2.8 2.2 2.2 (p)2.2 (p)-0.6

Sioux City, IA-NE-SD

3.3 2.4 2.7 (p)2.9 (p)-0.4

Sioux Falls

2.4 1.8 1.7 (p)2.0 (p)-0.4

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

Source: Local Area Unemployment Statistics
The State and regional data above are a product of the Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program, a Federal-State cooperative program in which total employment and unemployment are measured for approximately 7,200 areas.

 
Nonfarm wage and salary employment in Mountain and West North Central States, seasonally adjusted (in thousands)
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United States

149,742 154,006 154,296 (p)154,556 (p)4,814 (p)3.2

Mountain Census Division

Arizona

3,011.9 3,099.7 3,102.6 (p)3,105.7 (p)93.8 (p)3.1

Colorado

2,806.8 2,897.6 2,902.9 (p)2,911.5 (p)104.7 (p)3.7

Idaho

806.6 826.9 827.5 (p)829.3 (p)22.7 (p)2.8

Montana

502.4 505.0 506.2 (p)509.0 (p)6.6 (p)1.3

Nevada

1,422.6 1,470.8 1,477.3 (p)1,476.0 (p)53.4 (p)3.8

New Mexico

833.8 855.6 855.6 (p)855.2 (p)21.4 (p)2.6

Utah

1,636.4 1,677.4 1,679.7 (p)1,677.0 (p)40.6 (p)2.5

Wyoming

282.6 285.0 286.6 (p)287.7 (p)5.1 (p)1.8

West North Central Census Division

Iowa

1,553.3 1,585.6 1,585.1 (p)1,587.5 (p)34.2 (p)2.2

Kansas

1,375.1 1,415.1 1,416.9 (p)1,417.4 (p)42.3 (p)3.1

Minnesota

2,864.5 2,954.2 2,960.7 (p)2,955.5 (p)91.0 (p)3.2

Missouri

2,885.7 2,932.1 2,938.3 (p)2,933.3 (p)47.6 (p)1.6

Nebraska

1,011.4 1,039.9 1,041.9 (p)1,043.6 (p)32.2 (p)3.2

North Dakota

423.2 431.4 430.4 (p)429.0 (p)5.8 (p)1.4

South Dakota

442.1 455.9 457.1 (p)457.2 (p)15.1 (p)3.4

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

Source: Current Employment Statistics - National - State and Metropolitan Area
The Current Employment Statistics (CES) Survey is a monthly survey of business establishments which provides estimates of employment, hours, and earnings data by industry for the nation as a whole, all States, and most major metropolitan areas since 1939. The CES survey is a Federal-State cooperative program in which State employment security agencies prepare the data using concepts, definitions, and technical procedures prescribed by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.