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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
August September Number Percent of labor force
2020 2021 2020 2021(p) August September August September
2020 2021 2020 2021(p) 2020 2021 2020 2021(p)

California

18,690,463 19,024,036 18,494,445 19,041,573 2,299,887 1,423,841 1,933,139 1,216,588 12.3 7.5 10.5 6.4

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim

6,464,674 6,601,247 6,326,521 6,616,500 1,026,135 580,167 777,912 492,822 15.9 8.8 12.3 7.4

Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine

1,526,181 1,577,855 1,521,576 1,581,979 164,026 94,837 146,059 79,795 10.7 6.0 9.6 5.0

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale

4,938,493 5,023,392 4,804,945 5,034,521 862,109 485,330 631,853 413,027 17.5 9.7 13.2 8.2

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward

2,437,221 2,473,282 2,420,908 2,474,812 239,181 139,205 218,246 116,822 9.8 5.6 9.0 4.7

Oakland-Hayward-Berkeley

1,337,925 1,344,356 1,330,461 1,342,670 141,115 85,166 128,683 72,054 10.5 6.3 9.7 5.4

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco

971,158 995,100 962,919 998,198 88,046 48,159 80,583 39,928 9.1 4.8 8.4 4.0

San Rafael

128,138 133,826 127,528 133,944 10,020 5,880 8,980 4,840 7.8 4.4 7.0 3.6

District of Columbia

406,441 411,618 404,522 408,435 36,135 27,170 35,648 23,925 8.9 6.6 8.8 5.9

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria(2)

3,431,156 3,377,477 3,311,414 3,335,510 267,439 169,027 226,897 141,620 7.8 5.0 6.9 4.2

Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville(3)

685,286 681,456 645,260 673,148 54,987 37,820 41,808 33,628 8.0 5.5 6.5 5.0

Washington-Arlington-Alexandria(2)

2,745,870 2,696,021 2,666,154 2,662,362 212,452 131,207 185,089 107,992 7.7 4.9 6.9 4.1

Florida

10,003,284 10,626,658 10,109,604 10,668,860 803,812 525,543 740,593 459,994 8.0 4.9 7.3 4.3

Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach

3,006,079 3,171,550 3,068,776 3,172,427 271,363 177,581 294,753 154,272 9.0 5.6 9.6 4.9

Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach

1,007,873 1,058,060 1,008,017 1,055,549 96,088 51,948 78,058 46,144 9.5 4.9 7.7 4.4

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall

1,296,605 1,358,403 1,352,247 1,365,072 118,303 90,389 170,076 77,110 9.1 6.7 12.6 5.6

West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Delray Beach

701,601 755,087 708,512 751,806 56,972 35,244 46,619 31,018 8.1 4.7 6.6 4.1

Illinois

6,275,238 6,240,743 6,358,334 6,219,714 690,102 425,211 640,189 343,756 11.0 6.8 10.1 5.5

Chicago-Naperville-Elgin(2)

4,701,973 4,730,881 4,798,356 4,699,965 564,447 333,773 534,792 270,721 12.0 7.1 11.1 5.8

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights

3,584,783 3,638,891 3,690,447 3,612,893 465,537 271,600 451,442 219,529 13.0 7.5 12.2 6.1

Elgin

320,796 308,729 316,965 308,786 29,770 18,688 24,656 15,226 9.3 6.1 7.8 4.9

Gary(3)

333,152 328,211 329,959 325,906 32,143 19,310 27,302 16,405 9.6 5.9 8.3 5.0

Lake County-Kenosha County(2)

463,242 455,050 460,985 452,380 36,997 24,175 31,392 19,561 8.0 5.3 6.8 4.3

Massachusetts

3,664,525 3,752,957 3,641,540 3,703,455 334,996 203,555 325,035 195,143 9.1 5.4 8.9 5.3

Boston-Cambridge-Nashua(2)

2,721,459 2,783,623 2,705,012 2,750,661 242,438 138,856 233,468 132,339 8.9 5.0 8.6 4.8

Boston-Cambridge-Newton

1,617,463 1,663,636 1,607,071 1,644,456 141,297 81,545 137,590 78,609 8.7 4.9 8.6 4.8

Brockton-Bridgewater-Easton

108,400 110,286 108,083 109,378 12,047 7,127 11,657 6,839 11.1 6.5 10.8 6.3

Framingham

155,024 159,669 153,418 158,152 11,691 6,897 11,262 6,529 7.5 4.3 7.3 4.1

Haverhill-Newburyport-Amesbury Town(2)

116,374 117,956 114,767 115,344 9,587 5,101 8,906 4,706 8.2 4.3 7.8 4.1

Lawrence-Methuen Town-Salem(2)

99,633 99,442 99,174 97,471 12,925 7,473 12,470 7,002 13.0 7.5 12.6 7.2

Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford(2)

190,317 195,379 189,450 192,940 16,110 9,994 15,560 9,499 8.5 5.1 8.2 4.9

Lynn-Saugus-Marblehead

84,273 84,901 85,000 85,116 9,918 5,526 9,766 5,381 11.8 6.5 11.5 6.3

Nashua(2)

175,674 174,852 174,259 172,147 12,071 5,340 10,259 4,409 6.9 3.1 5.9 2.6

Peabody-Salem-Beverly

89,801 90,875 89,542 90,237 8,589 4,917 8,316 4,732 9.6 5.4 9.3 5.2

Taunton-Middleborough-Norton

84,500 86,627 84,248 85,420 8,203 4,936 7,682 4,633 9.7 5.7 9.1 5.4

Michigan

4,883,260 4,778,899 4,851,512 4,736,735 404,670 210,125 378,479 180,047 8.3 4.4 7.8 3.8

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn

2,137,372 2,074,807 2,133,276 2,056,112 226,810 77,280 216,078 60,079 10.6 3.7 10.1 2.9

Detroit-Dearborn-Livonia

812,499 778,105 813,177 768,791 108,225 37,896 104,503 29,116 13.3 4.9 12.9 3.8

Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills

1,324,873 1,296,702 1,320,099 1,287,321 118,585 39,385 111,575 30,963 9.0 3.0 8.5 2.4

New York

9,477,391 9,335,246 9,303,744 9,248,590 1,096,540 662,810 916,728 579,501 11.6 7.1 9.9 6.3

New York-Newark-Jersey City(2)

9,915,186 9,731,783 9,656,077 9,623,734 1,210,352 741,121 995,945 658,648 12.2 7.6 10.3 6.8

Dutchess County-Putnam County

195,205 188,990 190,078 186,103 16,689 9,139 11,149 7,620 8.5 4.8 5.9 4.1

Nassau County-Suffolk County

1,507,730 1,451,319 1,451,622 1,424,882 145,527 72,981 95,114 59,895 9.7 5.0 6.6 4.2

Newark(3)

1,243,256 1,210,084 1,190,915 1,195,386 134,847 84,389 91,622 75,226 10.8 7.0 7.7 6.3

New York-Jersey City-White Plains(2)

6,968,995 6,881,390 6,823,462 6,817,363 913,289 574,612 798,060 515,907 13.1 8.4 11.7 7.6

Pennsylvania

6,307,843 6,318,696 6,331,317 6,262,637 646,398 416,980 444,222 339,004 10.2 6.6 7.0 5.4

Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington(2)

3,085,730 3,073,204 3,058,958 3,050,113 328,517 205,984 232,410 173,253 10.6 6.7 7.6 5.7

Camden(3)

644,075 637,035 617,379 628,535 64,934 43,744 42,993 37,238 10.1 6.9 7.0 5.9

Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County

1,053,730 1,069,166 1,060,905 1,058,198 89,633 55,928 61,460 44,740 8.5 5.2 5.8 4.2

Philadelphia

1,006,988 986,302 1,005,322 985,030 143,466 84,884 100,597 72,202 14.2 8.6 10.0 7.3

Wilmington(3)

380,937 380,701 375,352 378,350 30,484 21,428 27,360 19,073 8.0 5.6 7.3 5.0

Texas

14,090,773 14,191,262 13,993,842 14,254,432 973,671 758,342 1,116,437 705,249 6.9 5.3 8.0 4.9

Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington

4,025,000 4,091,312 3,995,416 4,107,884 251,844 192,890 286,877 180,344 6.3 4.7 7.2 4.4

Dallas-Plano-Irving

2,718,385 2,773,759 2,698,751 2,775,092 168,602 128,744 192,464 120,566 6.2 4.6 7.1 4.3

Fort Worth-Arlington

1,306,615 1,317,553 1,296,665 1,332,792 83,242 64,146 94,413 59,778 6.4 4.9 7.3 4.5

Washington

3,886,399 3,959,899 3,869,556 3,962,743 335,071 197,137 293,324 164,113 8.6 5.0 7.6 4.1

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue

2,171,599 2,213,448 2,167,028 2,210,222 181,845 111,240 165,562 97,558 8.4 5.0 7.6 4.4

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett

1,732,288 1,769,259 1,731,367 1,764,863 137,176 87,828 127,947 78,838 7.9 5.0 7.4 4.5

Tacoma-Lakewood

439,311 444,189 435,661 445,359 44,669 23,412 37,615 18,720 10.2 5.3 8.6 4.2

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.

Last Modified Date: July 01, 2022