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Local Area Unemployment Statistics

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The Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program produces monthly and annual employment, unemployment, and labor force data for Census regions and divisions, States, counties, metropolitan areas, and many cities, by place of residence. More »

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Latest Numbers

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Alabama 2.6%(p) in Sep 2022 Historical Data

Alaska 4.4%(p) in Sep 2022 Historical Data

Arizona 3.7%(p) in Sep 2022 Historical Data

Arkansas 3.5%(p) in Sep 2022 Historical Data

California 3.9%(p) in Sep 2022 Historical Data

Colorado 3.4%(p) in Sep 2022 Historical Data

Connecticut 4.0%(p) in Sep 2022 Historical Data

Delaware 4.3%(p) in Sep 2022 Historical Data

D.C. 4.7%(p) in Sep 2022 Historical Data

Florida 2.5%(p) in Sep 2022 Historical Data

Georgia 2.8%(p) in Sep 2022 Historical Data

Hawaii 3.5%(p) in Sep 2022 Historical Data

Idaho 2.8%(p) in Sep 2022 Historical Data

Illinois 4.5%(p) in Sep 2022 Historical Data

Indiana 2.8%(p) in Sep 2022 Historical Data

Iowa 2.7%(p) in Sep 2022 Historical Data

Kansas 2.6%(p) in Sep 2022 Historical Data

Kentucky 3.8%(p) in Sep 2022 Historical Data

Louisiana 3.4%(p) in Sep 2022 Historical Data

Maine 3.3%(p) in Sep 2022 Historical Data

Maryland 4.0%(p) in Sep 2022 Historical Data

Massachusetts 3.4%(p) in Sep 2022 Historical Data

Michigan 4.1%(p) in Sep 2022 Historical Data

Minnesota 2.0%(p) in Sep 2022 Historical Data

Mississippi 3.6%(p) in Sep 2022 Historical Data

Missouri 2.4%(p) in Sep 2022 Historical Data

Montana 2.9%(p) in Sep 2022 Historical Data

Nebraska 2.2%(p) in Sep 2022 Historical Data

Nevada 4.4%(p) in Sep 2022 Historical Data

New Hampshire 2.2%(p) in Sep 2022 Historical Data

New Jersey 3.3%(p) in Sep 2022 Historical Data

New Mexico 4.2%(p) in Sep 2022 Historical Data

New York 4.3%(p) in Sep 2022 Historical Data

North Carolina 3.6%(p) in Sep 2022 Historical Data

North Dakota 2.2%(p) in Sep 2022 Historical Data

Ohio 4.0%(p) in Sep 2022 Historical Data

Oklahoma 3.2%(p) in Sep 2022 Historical Data

Oregon 3.8%(p) in Sep 2022 Historical Data

Pennsylvania 4.1%(p) in Sep 2022 Historical Data

Puerto Rico -%(n) in Sep 2022 Historical Data

Rhode Island 3.1%(p) in Sep 2022 Historical Data

South Carolina 3.2%(p) in Sep 2022 Historical Data

South Dakota 2.3%(p) in Sep 2022 Historical Data

Tennessee 3.4%(p) in Sep 2022 Historical Data

Texas 4.0%(p) in Sep 2022 Historical Data

Utah 2.1%(p) in Sep 2022 Historical Data

Vermont 2.1%(p) in Sep 2022 Historical Data

Virginia 2.6%(p) in Sep 2022 Historical Data

Washington 3.7%(p) in Sep 2022 Historical Data

West Virginia 4.0%(p) in Sep 2022 Historical Data

Wisconsin 3.2%(p) in Sep 2022 Historical Data

Wyoming 3.3%(p) in Sep 2022 Historical Data

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News Releases

//LAUS Test 11142022// March jobless rates down in 37 states; payroll jobs up in 10 states

11/14/2022

//LAUS Test 11142022// In March, unemployment rates were lower in 37 states and stable in 13 states and the District of Columbia. Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 10 states and was essentially unchanged in 40 states and the District.
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//METRO Test 07012022// September jobless rates down over the year in 386 metro areas...

07/01/2022

//METRO Test 07012022// Jobless rates were lower in September than a year earlier in 386 of the 389 metropolitan areas, higher in 2, and unchanged in 1. Nonfarm payroll employment was up in 90 metropolitan areas over the year and essentially unchanged.
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Next Release

The State Employment and Unemployment data for November 2022 are scheduled to be released on November 14, 2022, at 10:00 A.M. Eastern Time.

The Metropolitan Area Employment and Unemployment data for July 2022 are scheduled to be released on July 1, 2022, at 10:00 A.M. Eastern Time.