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Table 2. Civilian labor force and unemployment by state and selected area, not seasonally adjusted

LABOR FORCE DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED

Table 2. Civilian labor force and unemployment by state and selected area, not seasonally adjusted
State and area Civilian labor force Unemployed
February March Number Percent of labor force
2021 2022 2021 2022(p) February March February March
2021 2022 2021 2022(p) 2021 2022 2021 2022(p)

Alabama

2,245,086 2,282,284 2,240,631 2,281,792 90,280 70,038 81,602 56,553 4.0 3.1 3.6 2.5

Alaska

347,094 358,912 347,584 357,679 27,094 19,820 26,831 18,321 7.8 5.5 7.7 5.1

Arizona

3,500,114 3,575,703 3,507,434 3,565,640 212,730 127,819 200,107 100,583 6.1 3.6 5.7 2.8

Arkansas

1,329,596 1,349,554 1,333,827 1,353,653 71,942 51,418 63,044 43,909 5.4 3.8 4.7 3.2

California

18,786,310 19,336,327 18,800,220 19,374,110 1,670,382 940,597 1,622,335 823,020 8.9 4.9 8.6 4.2

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale(1)

4,982,248 5,083,253 4,988,683 5,072,344 532,176 272,866 519,169 247,710 10.7 5.4 10.4 4.9

Colorado

3,118,541 3,228,396 3,119,190 3,224,391 197,389 129,755 194,294 113,740 6.3 4.0 6.2 3.5

Connecticut

1,830,706 1,875,377 1,839,446 1,898,714 142,795 94,528 135,893 81,127 7.8 5.0 7.4 4.3

Delaware

493,300 498,126 496,699 498,838 30,055 23,217 29,426 23,214 6.1 4.7 5.9 4.7

District of Columbia

377,008 386,239 377,021 386,738 24,737 21,639 24,808 21,938 6.6 5.6 6.6 5.7

Florida

10,153,076 10,533,849 10,151,654 10,544,018 561,605 322,010 533,837 284,340 5.5 3.1 5.3 2.7

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall(1)

1,301,452 1,356,262 1,277,195 1,333,669 85,903 37,502 86,297 39,406 6.6 2.8 6.8 3.0

Georgia

5,178,850 5,295,529 5,186,684 5,306,586 241,536 173,819 225,608 175,518 4.7 3.3 4.3 3.3

Hawaii

657,610 672,090 659,436 669,338 43,006 25,511 38,749 23,191 6.5 3.8 5.9 3.5

Idaho

908,794 934,493 908,745 944,853 44,104 30,467 40,922 29,280 4.9 3.3 4.5 3.1

Illinois

6,249,679 6,432,523 6,257,339 6,458,110 456,786 321,905 419,661 302,487 7.3 5.0 6.7 4.7

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights(1)

3,639,271 3,820,409 3,654,404 3,828,338 273,796 186,315 250,074 171,120 7.5 4.9 6.8 4.5

Indiana

3,301,704 3,348,010 3,319,913 3,363,596 155,609 89,696 152,000 91,475 4.7 2.7 4.6 2.7

Iowa

1,669,326 1,709,911 1,669,835 1,700,614 84,543 60,995 79,770 55,869 5.1 3.6 4.8 3.3

Kansas

1,491,577 1,501,749 1,487,544 1,505,842 56,733 39,093 52,025 43,633 3.8 2.6 3.5 2.9

Kentucky

2,006,677 2,048,211 2,025,059 2,071,223 103,897 82,821 103,623 87,187 5.2 4.0 5.1 4.2

Louisiana

2,030,031 2,078,942 2,047,172 2,097,026 118,191 80,060 113,912 80,667 5.8 3.9 5.6 3.8

Maine

675,348 675,761 677,577 675,623 37,077 28,274 36,601 27,455 5.5 4.2 5.4 4.1

Maryland

3,130,267 3,174,362 3,149,626 3,208,139 190,341 140,327 188,437 139,303 6.1 4.4 6.0 4.3

Massachusetts

3,723,612 3,759,275 3,727,618 3,782,686 269,767 160,202 249,178 142,458 7.2 4.3 6.7 3.8

Michigan

4,725,011 4,817,944 4,742,773 4,853,977 319,807 254,737 314,738 217,487 6.8 5.3 6.6 4.5

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn(2)

2,072,607 2,149,221 2,091,920 2,148,198 145,411 116,177 144,840 99,508 7.0 5.4 6.9 4.6

Minnesota

3,003,994 3,083,087 3,000,619 3,082,725 137,228 81,175 132,263 84,846 4.6 2.6 4.4 2.8

Mississippi

1,251,704 1,265,710 1,252,474 1,264,662 82,640 56,211 80,113 44,343 6.6 4.4 6.4 3.5

Missouri

3,044,490 3,081,161 3,045,280 3,080,060 165,596 114,104 154,191 109,399 5.4 3.7 5.1 3.6

Montana

541,608 558,586 544,265 562,851 25,009 16,940 23,608 15,919 4.6 3.0 4.3 2.8

Nebraska

1,042,290 1,056,440 1,042,362 1,063,139 34,616 24,528 31,163 24,208 3.3 2.3 3.0 2.3

Nevada

1,522,732 1,507,280 1,516,751 1,503,227 144,122 70,565 136,196 66,387 9.5 4.7 9.0 4.4

New Hampshire

756,139 761,760 755,354 763,446 34,948 18,743 32,912 18,308 4.6 2.5 4.4 2.4

New Jersey

4,657,496 4,610,851 4,661,726 4,639,318 361,559 207,310 340,098 190,122 7.8 4.5 7.3 4.1

New Mexico

937,649 949,471 931,884 943,911 68,322 46,338 64,210 43,099 7.3 4.9 6.9 4.6

New York

9,340,538 9,400,085 9,552,051 9,442,439 861,392 477,134 789,070 446,066 9.2 5.1 8.3 4.7

New York City

3,973,098 4,000,729 4,161,200 3,989,210 509,331 262,513 469,141 244,118 12.8 6.6 11.3 6.1

North Carolina

4,906,409 5,032,835 4,927,647 5,085,521 282,517 185,637 259,442 182,334 5.8 3.7 5.3 3.6

North Dakota

402,452 407,300 403,208 406,134 20,941 12,661 19,720 13,306 5.2 3.1 4.9 3.3

Ohio

5,690,029 5,755,468 5,696,967 5,779,369 369,552 273,629 339,941 253,970 6.5 4.8 6.0 4.4

Cleveland-Elyria(2)

993,848 1,006,806 990,248 1,008,155 73,967 64,370 64,831 67,616 7.4 6.4 6.5 6.7

Oklahoma

1,852,029 1,862,952 1,850,247 1,883,039 94,595 58,759 80,419 55,091 5.1 3.2 4.3 2.9

Oregon

2,125,838 2,184,960 2,144,981 2,203,720 143,174 85,488 139,822 87,787 6.7 3.9 6.5 4.0

Pennsylvania

6,421,847 6,352,104 6,394,362 6,403,341 485,503 316,045 450,900 292,496 7.6 5.0 7.1 4.6

Rhode Island

567,330 571,914 565,056 569,843 39,893 25,486 34,656 16,833 7.0 4.5 6.1 3.0

South Carolina

2,351,686 2,390,412 2,357,430 2,397,684 113,005 98,232 103,402 79,433 4.8 4.1 4.4 3.3

South Dakota

460,749 469,672 462,717 473,417 17,438 13,782 16,430 11,955 3.8 2.9 3.6 2.5

Tennessee

3,301,994 3,388,635 3,304,743 3,393,916 170,900 112,430 163,521 102,471 5.2 3.3 4.9 3.0

Texas

14,143,980 14,539,759 14,143,869 14,536,934 967,719 685,161 915,304 562,969 6.8 4.7 6.5 3.9

Utah

1,669,753 1,711,797 1,667,015 1,731,036 59,774 36,470 53,054 35,775 3.6 2.1 3.2 2.1

Vermont

325,774 330,969 327,725 334,426 14,195 9,238 14,421 7,879 4.4 2.8 4.4 2.4

Virginia

4,258,485 4,304,718 4,271,427 4,339,357 201,752 125,842 193,867 117,570 4.7 2.9 4.5 2.7

Washington

3,884,574 4,055,256 3,882,427 4,052,136 258,942 186,873 239,333 175,387 6.7 4.6 6.2 4.3

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett(1)

1,720,794 1,787,752 1,712,736 1,771,402 92,571 54,198 89,810 45,848 5.4 3.0 5.2 2.6

West Virginia

780,140 791,945 777,455 785,436 52,970 35,806 48,533 31,716 6.8 4.5 6.2 4.0

Wisconsin

3,112,165 3,137,147 3,114,001 3,139,733 156,727 107,168 148,520 105,181 5.0 3.4 4.8 3.3

Wyoming

290,079 288,712 289,646 290,048 17,366 11,560 15,737 10,758 6.0 4.0 5.4 3.7

Puerto Rico

1,122,160 1,221,134 1,150,909 1,214,827 88,654 73,617 84,963 70,320 7.9 6.0 7.4 5.8

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