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Western - Labor Force Statistics

 
Civilian labor force in the West region, seasonally adjusted (in thousands)
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United States

166,251          

West

(r)39,462.5 (r)39,761.5 39,775.0 39,781.2 (r)318.8 (r)0.8

Alaska

(r)354.5 (r)358.6 358.3 (p)358.0 (p)(r)3.5 (p)(r)1.0

Arizona

(r)3,650.4 (r)3,720.5 3,726.5 (p)3,732.6 (p)(r)82.2 (p)(r)2.3

California

(r)19,266.1 (r)19,342.1 19,355.8 (p)19,348.9 (p)(r)82.8 (p)(r)0.4

Colorado

(r)3,212.8 (r)3,239.8 3,237.2 (p)3,235.5 (p)(r)22.7 (p)(r)0.7

Hawaii

(r)676.2 (r)675.8 674.8 (p)674.7 (p)(r)-1.5 (p)(r)-0.2

Idaho

(r)953.1 (r)967.3 967.9 (p)969.5 (p)(r)16.4 (p)(r)1.7

Montana

(r)569.8 (r)576.9 577.3 (p)577.7 (p)(r)7.8 (p)(r)1.4

Nevada

(r)1,589.9 (r)1,612.9 1,614.2 (p)1,614.5 (p)(r)24.5 (p)(r)1.5

New Mexico

(r)958.8 (r)969.0 968.9 (p)968.8 (p)(r)10.0 (p)(r)1.0

Oregon

(r)2,155.6 (r)2,168.2 2,171.1 (p)2,176.6 (p)(r)21.0 (p)(r)1.0

Utah

(r)1,770.9 (r)1,803.0 1,802.4 (p)1,802.5 (p)(r)31.6 (p)(r)1.8

Washington

(r)4,006.6 (r)4,037.6 4,033.0 (p)4,028.0 (p)(r)21.4 (p)(r)0.5

Wyoming

(r)295.4 (r)294.8 293.9 (p)293.4 (p)(r)-2.0 (p)(r)-0.7

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised

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 West region, seasonally adjusted (in thousands)
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5,936          

West

(r)1,574.7 (r)1,789.9 1,822.8 1,846.6 (r)271.9 (r)17.3

Alaska

(r)13.7 (r)16.3 16.4 (p)16.7 (p)(r)3.0 (p)(r)21.5

Arizona

(r)133.7 (r)156.4 155.1 (p)151.7 (p)(r)18.0 (p)(r)13.5

California

(r)861.6 (r)990.3 1,013.9 (p)1,027.0 (p)(r)165.4 (p)(r)19.2

Colorado

(r)96.3 (r)107.6 110.2 (p)114.4 (p)(r)18.1 (p)(r)18.9

Hawaii

(r)20.6 (r)20.5 20.9 (p)21.2 (p)(r)0.6 (p)(r)2.8

Idaho

(r)27.2 (r)32.1 32.3 (p)32.4 (p)(r)5.2 (p)(r)19.0

Montana

(r)14.3 (r)19.0 19.3 (p)19.4 (p)(r)5.1 (p)(r)35.5

Nevada

(r)81.9 (r)85.2 84.8 (p)83.8 (p)(r)1.9 (p)(r)2.3

New Mexico

(r)34.3 (r)38.4 38.6 (p)38.2 (p)(r)3.8 (p)(r)11.2

Oregon

(r)78.4 (r)86.0 88.4 (p)91.3 (p)(r)12.9 (p)(r)16.5

Utah

(r)44.2 (r)50.0 50.3 (p)51.1 (p)(r)6.9 (p)(r)15.7

Washington

(r)160.5 (r)178.2 183.7 (p)190.9 (p)(r)30.4 (p)(r)19.0

Wyoming

(r)9.2 (r)8.4 8.4 (p)8.4 (p)(r)-0.8 (p)(r)-9.0

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised

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 West region, seasonally adjusted (in percent)
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3.6        

West

(r)4.0 (r)4.5 4.6 4.6 (r)0.6

Alaska

(r)3.9 (r)4.6 4.6 (p)4.7 (p)(r)0.8

Arizona

(r)3.7 (r)4.2 4.2 (p)4.1 (p)(r)0.4

California

(r)4.5 (r)5.1 5.2 (p)5.3 (p)(r)0.8

Colorado

(r)3.0 (r)3.3 3.4 (p)3.5 (p)(r)0.5

Hawaii

(r)3.0 (r)3.0 3.1 (p)3.1 (p)(r)0.1

Idaho

(r)2.9 (r)3.3 3.3 (p)3.3 (p)(r)0.4

Montana

(r)2.5 (r)3.3 3.3 (p)3.4 (p)(r)0.9

Nevada

(r)5.2 (r)5.3 5.3 (p)5.2 (p)(r)0.0

New Mexico

(r)3.6 (r)4.0 4.0 (p)3.9 (p)(r)0.3

Oregon

(r)3.6 (r)4.0 4.1 (p)4.2 (p)(r)0.6

Utah

(r)2.5 (r)2.8 2.8 (p)2.8 (p)(r)0.3

Washington

(r)4.0 (r)4.4 4.6 (p)4.7 (p)(r)0.7

Wyoming

(r)3.1 (r)2.9 2.8 (p)2.8 (p)(r)-0.3

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised

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 West region states by Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), not seasonally adjusted (in percent)
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Alaska

Anchorage

3.9 (p)4.0 4.5 (p)4.9 (p)1.0

Fairbanks

4.0 (p)4.2 4.7 (p)4.9 (p)0.9

Arizona

Flagstaff

3.7 (p)4.3 4.3 (p)4.1 (p)0.4

Lake Havasu City-Kingman

4.0 (p)4.4 4.5 (p)4.5 (p)0.5

Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale

2.9 (p)3.4 3.4 (p)3.3 (p)0.4

Prescott

3.1 (p)3.3 3.5 (p)3.5 (p)0.4

Sierra Vista-Douglas

4.1 (p)4.3 4.4 (p)4.3 (p)0.2

Tucson

3.2 (p)3.6 3.7 (p)3.6 (p)0.4

Yuma

9.1 (p)12.9 11.1 (p)9.7 (p)0.6

California

Bakersfield, CA

9.0 (p)8.7 9.5 (p)10.2 (p)1.2

Chico

5.7 (p)5.7 6.6 (p)6.8 (p)1.1

El Centro

15.7 (p)18.3 17.9 (p)17.2 (p)1.5

Fresno

8.3 (p)8.2 8.8 (p)9.5 (p)1.2

Hanford-Corcoran

9.4 (p)9.1 9.9 (p)10.5 (p)1.1

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim

4.8 (p)4.7 5.5 (p)4.8 (p)0.0

Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine(1)

3.4 (p)3.8 4.2 (p)4.2 (p)0.8

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale(1)

(r)5.1 (r)5.0 5.9 (p)5.0 (p)(r)-0.1

Madera

8.2 (p)7.9 8.7 (p)9.0 (p)0.8

Merced

10.8 (p)10.2 11.0 (p)11.9 (p)1.1

Modesto

6.8 (p)6.9 7.7 (p)7.8 (p)1.0

Napa

3.8 (p)4.1 4.7 (p)4.5 (p)0.7

Orange County(2)

3.4 (p)3.8 4.2 (p)4.2 (p)0.8

Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura

4.1 (p)4.7 5.2 (p)5.1 (p)1.0

Redding

5.9 (p)5.6 6.5 (p)6.9 (p)1.0

Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario

4.5 (p)5.1 5.5 (p)5.5 (p)1.0

Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade

4.4 (p)4.7 5.2 (p)5.2 (p)0.8

Salinas

9.7 (p)8.6 10.6 (p)11.4 (p)1.7

San Diego-Carlsbad

3.7 (p)4.3 4.7 (p)4.7 (p)1.0

San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward

3.4 (p)4.0 4.5 (p)4.4 (p)1.0

Oakland-Hayward-Berkeley(1)

3.9 (p)4.5 5.0 (p)5.0 (p)1.1

San Francisco-Redwood City-South San Francisco(1)

2.9 (p)3.4 3.9 (p)3.8 (p)0.9

San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara

3.2 (p)4.0 4.4 (p)4.4 (p)1.2

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande

3.4 (p)3.6 4.2 (p)4.3 (p)0.9

San Rafael(1)

3.2 (p)3.7 4.1 (p)4.0 (p)0.8

Santa Cruz-Watsonville

6.9 (p)6.6 7.5 (p)8.0 (p)1.1

Santa Maria-Santa Barbara

4.6 (p)4.5 5.7 (p)5.7 (p)1.1

Santa Rosa

3.6 (p)3.8 4.5 (p)4.4 (p)0.8

Stockton-Lodi

6.5 (p)6.8 7.5 (p)7.6 (p)1.1

Vallejo-Fairfield

4.8 (p)5.1 5.7 (p)5.7 (p)0.9

Visalia-Porterville

10.8 (p)11.2 11.8 (p)12.3 (p)1.5

Yolo County(2)

5.1 (p)5.3 6.1 (p)6.3 (p)1.2

Yuba City

8.5 (p)8.0 9.3 (p)9.6 (p)1.1

Colorado

Boulder

2.7 (p)2.8 3.4 (p)3.6 (p)0.9

Colorado Springs

3.4 (p)3.3 3.9 (p)4.3 (p)0.9

Denver-Aurora-Lakewood

3.2 (p)3.3 3.9 (p)4.2 (p)1.0

Fort Collins

2.9 (p)2.8 3.4 (p)3.7 (p)0.8

Grand Junction

3.8 (p)3.5 4.5 (p)4.6 (p)0.8

Greeley

3.4 (p)3.3 4.0 (p)4.3 (p)0.9

Pueblo

4.6 (p)4.5 5.3 (p)5.6 (p)1.0

Hawaii

Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina

3.2 (p)5.3 5.9 (p)5.6 (p)2.4

Urban Honolulu

3.1 (p)2.5 2.7 (p)2.7 (p)-0.4

Idaho

Boise City

2.9 (p)3.0 3.7 (p)3.7 (p)0.8

Coeur d'Alene

4.0 (p)4.2 5.1 (p)5.2 (p)1.2

Idaho Falls

2.8 (p)2.4 3.4 (p)3.5 (p)0.7

Lewiston, ID-WA

3.6 (p)3.2 3.9 (p)4.0 (p)0.4

Logan, UT-ID

2.3 (p)2.1 2.7 (p)2.7 (p)0.4

Pocatello

2.9 (p)3.0 3.9 (p)3.9 (p)1.0

Montana

Billings

2.4 (p)3.5 3.6 (p)3.4 (p)1.0

Great Falls

2.7 (p)3.9 4.1 (p)3.9 (p)1.2

Missoula

2.8 (p)3.9 4.3 (p)4.0 (p)1.2

Nevada

Carson City

5.2 (p)4.3 4.7 (p)4.8 (p)-0.4

Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise

6.0 (p)5.3 5.4 (p)5.2 (p)-0.8

Reno

4.5 (p)3.9 4.4 (p)4.2 (p)-0.3

New Mexico

Albuquerque

3.6 (p)3.5 3.8 (p)3.5 (p)-0.1

Farmington

4.6 (p)3.9 4.7 (p)4.3 (p)-0.3

Las Cruces

4.7 (p)4.2 4.8 (p)4.6 (p)-0.1

Santa Fe

3.4 (p)3.2 3.5 (p)3.2 (p)-0.2

Oregon

Albany

4.9 (p)4.1 5.3 (p)5.4 (p)0.5

Bend-Redmond

4.9 (p)4.0 5.0 (p)5.0 (p)0.1

Corvallis

3.5 (p)3.1 3.8 (p)3.8 (p)0.3

Eugene

4.9 (p)4.2 5.0 (p)5.0 (p)0.1

Grants Pass

6.4 (p)5.0 6.7 (p)6.4 (p)0.0

Medford

5.5 (p)4.3 5.8 (p)5.7 (p)0.2

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro OR-WA

4.4 (p)3.8 4.7 (p)4.8 (p)0.4

Salem

4.6 (p)3.9 4.9 (p)4.9 (p)0.3

Utah

Logan, UT-ID

2.3 (p)2.1 2.7 (p)2.7 (p)0.4

Ogden-Clearfield

2.5 (p)2.4 2.9 (p)3.2 (p)0.7

Provo-Orem

2.4 (p)2.4 2.9 (p)3.2 (p)0.8

Salt Lake City

2.6 (p)2.5 3.0 (p)3.3 (p)0.7

St. George

2.9 (p)2.7 3.2 (p)3.4 (p)0.5

Washington

Bellingham

6.2 (p)5.1 5.6 (p)6.5 (p)0.3

Bremerton-Silverdale

5.8 (p)4.7 5.3 (p)6.0 (p)0.2

Kennewick-Richland

7.4 (p)5.9 6.4 (p)7.2 (p)-0.2

Lewiston, ID-WA

3.6 (p)3.2 3.9 (p)4.0 (p)0.4

Longview

7.2 (p)5.6 6.4 (p)7.3 (p)0.1

Mount Vernon-Anacortes

6.6 (p)5.6 6.2 (p)6.9 (p)0.3

Olympia-Tumwater

5.9 (p)4.7 5.4 (p)6.1 (p)0.2

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA

4.4 (p)3.8 4.7 (p)4.8 (p)0.4

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue

3.3 (p)3.9 4.7 (p)4.7 (p)1.4

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett(1)

(r)2.8 (r)3.5 4.4 (p)4.2 (p)(r)1.4

Tacoma-Lakewood(1)

6.6 (p)5.5 6.0 (p)6.8 (p)0.2

Spokane-Spokane Valley

6.7 (p)5.2 6.0 (p)6.8 (p)0.1

Walla Walla

6.3 (p)5.1 5.7 (p)6.5 (p)0.2

Wenatchee

7.2 (p)5.7 6.4 (p)7.0 (p)-0.2

Yakima

9.3 (p)7.8 8.4 (p)9.0 (p)-0.3

Wyoming

Casper

4.3 (p)2.7 3.9 (p)3.8 (p)-0.5

Cheyenne

3.9 (p)2.6 3.8 (p)3.7 (p)-0.2

Footnotes
(1) Metropolitan Division
(2) Counties and equivalents
(p) Preliminary
(r) Revised

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 the West region States, seasonally adjusted (in thousands)
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United States

154,773 157,014 (p)157,347 (p)157,700 (p)2,927 (p)1.9

Mountain Census Division

Arizona

100 100 100 (p)100 (p)0 (p)0.0

Colorado

100 100 100 (p)100 (p)0 (p)0.0

Idaho

100 100 100 (p)100 (p)0 (p)0.0

Montana

100 100 100 (p)100 (p)0 (p)0.0

Nevada

100 100 100 (p)100 (p)0 (p)0.0

New Mexico

100 100 100 (p)100 (p)0 (p)0.0

Utah

100 100 100 (p)100 (p)0 (p)0.0

Wyoming

100 100 100 (p)100 (p)0 (p)0.0

Pacific Census Division

Alaska

100 100 100 (p)100 (p)0 (p)0.0

California

100 100 100 (p)100 (p)0 (p)0.0

Hawaii

100 100 100 (p)100 (p)0 (p)0.0

Oregon

100 100 100 (p)100 (p)0 (p)0.0

Washington

100 100 100 (p)100 (p)0 (p)0.0

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.