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Table 1. Civilian labor force and unemployment by state and selected area, seasonally adjusted

LABOR FORCE DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED

Table 1. Civilian labor force and unemployment by state and selected area, seasonally adjusted
State and area Civilian labor force Unemployed
Mar.
2021
Jan.
2022
Feb.
2022
Mar.
2022(p)
Number Percent of labor force
Mar.
2021
Jan.
2022
Feb.
2022
Mar.
2022(p)
Mar.
2021
Jan.
2022
Feb.
2022
Mar.
2022(p)

Alabama

2,250,687 2,250,343 2,260,562 2,270,463 82,443 69,125 68,663 65,485 3.7 3.1 3.0 2.9

Alaska

351,509 361,049 361,562 361,758 24,678 20,069 19,243 18,085 7.0 5.6 5.3 5.0

Arizona

3,503,517 3,536,281 3,543,498 3,548,773 204,082 129,647 125,834 116,880 5.8 3.7 3.6 3.3

Arkansas

1,332,788 1,334,809 1,339,399 1,343,907 61,923 42,610 42,189 41,442 4.6 3.2 3.1 3.1

California

18,781,662 19,048,755 19,068,225 19,131,273 1,581,745 1,089,654 1,011,994 933,686 8.4 5.7 5.3 4.9

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale(1)

4,977,821 5,002,750 5,006,910 5,022,725 522,726 343,833 314,426 289,817 10.5 6.9 6.3 5.8

Colorado

3,136,851 3,187,407 3,199,344 3,211,692 191,313 132,294 127,172 118,216 6.1 4.2 4.0 3.7

Connecticut

1,847,871 1,867,297 1,869,116 1,879,419 128,969 98,820 91,096 86,167 7.0 5.3 4.9 4.6

Delaware

495,500 498,190 498,219 498,638 28,539 23,853 23,005 22,593 5.8 4.8 4.6 4.5

District of Columbia

376,646 385,288 384,825 385,337 25,013 24,315 23,365 23,022 6.6 6.3 6.1 6.0

Florida

10,187,675 10,448,575 10,470,721 10,513,164 545,718 363,397 347,444 339,259 5.4 3.5 3.3 3.2

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall(1)

1,295,021 1,315,910 1,322,851 1,333,276 85,339 47,457 44,466 45,202 6.6 3.6 3.4 3.4

Georgia

5,171,797 5,215,626 5,234,632 5,251,130 229,267 168,339 166,214 165,045 4.4 3.2 3.2 3.1

Hawaii

662,910 673,171 672,596 672,576 44,058 28,995 28,245 27,667 6.6 4.3 4.2 4.1

Idaho

912,023 924,378 927,196 932,278 35,601 27,410 26,126 24,741 3.9 3.0 2.8 2.7

Illinois

6,289,392 6,377,956 6,403,328 6,430,758 423,721 317,538 308,455 299,254 6.7 5.0 4.8 4.7

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights(1)

3,668,946 3,762,780 3,784,426 3,804,212 264,478 192,378 186,295 180,678 7.2 5.1 4.9 4.7

Indiana

3,337,111 3,304,817 3,315,935 3,332,239 140,590 79,993 75,332 71,904 4.2 2.4 2.3 2.2

Iowa

1,671,505 1,680,392 1,686,648 1,692,502 73,846 62,735 59,499 55,445 4.4 3.7 3.5 3.3

Kansas

1,493,937 1,495,634 1,496,305 1,499,603 51,898 38,997 37,248 36,788 3.5 2.6 2.5 2.5

Kentucky

2,023,506 2,054,057 2,056,085 2,060,065 94,391 90,745 86,500 82,129 4.7 4.4 4.2 4.0

Louisiana

2,062,079 2,069,077 2,078,228 2,089,731 126,442 89,808 89,275 87,800 6.1 4.3 4.3 4.2

Maine

682,910 679,474 680,015 679,433 32,508 28,181 26,870 24,787 4.8 4.1 4.0 3.6

Maryland

3,146,948 3,196,602 3,194,561 3,198,116 179,145 171,253 159,192 148,224 5.7 5.4 5.0 4.6

Massachusetts

3,735,369 3,766,929 3,772,543 3,775,288 238,659 180,304 175,888 160,609 6.4 4.8 4.7 4.3

Michigan

4,753,677 4,795,131 4,804,242 4,819,131 295,928 233,572 227,972 214,374 6.2 4.9 4.7 4.4

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn(2)

2,096,876 2,131,569 2,139,723 2,145,294 139,511 107,738 106,429 100,971 6.7 5.1 5.0 4.7

Minnesota

3,007,868 3,045,355 3,059,493 3,071,594 110,689 88,808 82,939 75,536 3.7 2.9 2.7 2.5

Mississippi

1,258,348 1,252,196 1,255,930 1,259,602 80,162 57,444 56,474 52,887 6.4 4.6 4.5 4.2

Missouri

3,058,949 3,075,764 3,080,111 3,087,759 147,643 118,044 114,288 109,747 4.8 3.8 3.7 3.6

Montana

545,192 555,054 556,361 558,466 19,848 15,219 14,268 13,106 3.6 2.7 2.6 2.3

Nebraska

1,043,369 1,056,446 1,057,000 1,058,891 27,423 23,535 22,331 21,068 2.6 2.2 2.1 2.0

Nevada

1,520,768 1,493,909 1,498,303 1,503,263 140,120 77,051 76,158 75,555 9.2 5.2 5.1 5.0

New Hampshire

755,492 755,532 756,659 758,616 29,266 22,154 20,472 18,589 3.9 2.9 2.7 2.5

New Jersey

4,657,234 4,641,835 4,622,687 4,618,709 322,610 238,299 212,913 193,270 6.9 5.1 4.6 4.2

New Mexico

939,497 944,728 947,443 948,386 68,075 55,435 53,118 50,412 7.2 5.9 5.6 5.3

New York

9,548,482 9,386,918 9,369,054 9,376,546 758,289 498,661 458,954 431,255 7.9 5.3 4.9 4.6

New York City

4,140,646 4,002,747 3,977,372 3,968,220 465,753 302,417 274,577 257,301 11.2 7.6 6.9 6.5

North Carolina

4,919,387 5,007,104 5,015,299 5,030,542 258,037 197,415 187,183 177,303 5.2 3.9 3.7 3.5

North Dakota

406,489 408,106 409,405 409,949 17,338 12,470 12,017 11,684 4.3 3.1 2.9 2.9

Ohio

5,721,886 5,743,974 5,749,599 5,763,448 326,529 246,218 241,778 236,851 5.7 4.3 4.2 4.1

Cleveland-Elyria(2)

1,001,434 1,020,029 1,018,042 1,017,696 62,692 53,622 53,572 55,048 6.3 5.3 5.3 5.4

Oklahoma

1,858,470 1,850,707 1,853,819 1,862,120 86,934 49,607 49,005 49,404 4.7 2.7 2.6 2.7

Oregon

2,143,183 2,166,854 2,174,003 2,184,140 129,866 91,904 86,874 82,688 6.1 4.2 4.0 3.8

Pennsylvania

6,443,504 6,371,408 6,370,062 6,387,365 455,647 341,023 327,861 313,010 7.1 5.4 5.1 4.9

Rhode Island

568,817 568,890 568,599 568,879 34,049 23,989 22,345 19,560 6.0 4.2 3.9 3.4

South Carolina

2,355,006 2,374,542 2,378,347 2,384,364 101,358 82,242 82,614 80,772 4.3 3.5 3.5 3.4

South Dakota

465,632 470,664 471,304 472,658 14,737 12,968 12,424 11,610 3.2 2.8 2.6 2.5

Tennessee

3,314,337 3,346,464 3,356,786 3,370,618 161,884 116,748 113,871 109,087 4.9 3.5 3.4 3.2

Texas

14,137,958 14,333,539 14,373,632 14,414,591 904,255 687,991 675,048 634,819 6.4 4.8 4.7 4.4

Utah

1,670,033 1,693,957 1,697,136 1,705,513 50,214 37,357 35,244 33,390 3.0 2.2 2.1 2.0

Vermont

327,547 329,365 330,023 331,412 12,547 9,943 9,527 8,783 3.8 3.0 2.9 2.7

Virginia

4,271,368 4,277,852 4,292,097 4,311,629 191,461 139,334 136,023 131,101 4.5 3.3 3.2 3.0

Washington

3,877,979 3,960,412 3,981,799 4,003,490 226,794 173,859 170,116 166,226 5.8 4.4 4.3 4.2

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett(1)

1,704,018 1,735,521 1,745,797 1,753,344 88,305 60,675 58,573 54,788 5.2 3.5 3.4 3.1

West Virginia

784,953 793,335 793,816 794,175 44,282 32,197 30,784 29,066 5.6 4.1 3.9 3.7

Wisconsin

3,131,595 3,137,011 3,139,677 3,144,673 135,838 93,107 90,778 88,516 4.3 3.0 2.9 2.8

Wyoming

290,946 290,102 290,282 290,365 14,407 11,039 10,591 9,878 5.0 3.8 3.6 3.4

Puerto Rico

1,140,362 1,209,935 1,215,116 1,216,611 93,204 86,434 83,051 79,670 8.2 7.1 6.8 6.5

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. 18-03, dated April 10, 2018, and are available on the BLS website at https://www.bls.gov/lau/lausmsa.htm. Estimates for the latest month are subject to revision the following month.

Last Modified Date: June 23, 2022