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State Profile: 2019 Labor Force



The following table shows national and state figures for the number of people employed in the Labor Force ranked from largest to smallest.

# State Labor Force
1 California 19,411,600
2 Texas 14,045,300
3 Florida 10,336,700
4 New York 9,514,400
5 Pennsylvania 6,491,600
6 Illinois 6,446,600
7 Ohio 5,802,300
8 Georgia 5,110,300
9 NORTH CAROLINA 5,080,400
10 Michigan 4,937,300
11 New Jersey 4,493,100
12 Virginia 4,412,200
13 Washington 3,914,200
14 Massachusetts 3,817,400
15 Arizona 3,551,300
16 Indiana 3,387,400
17 Tennessee 3,344,800
18 Maryland 3,260,700
19 Colorado 3,148,800
20 Minnesota 3,109,600
21 Wisconsin 3,105,100
22 Missouri 3,083,200
23 South Carolina 2,376,100
24 Alabama 2,241,700
25 Oregon 2,104,100
26 Louisiana 2,095,500
27 Kentucky 2,072,600
28 Connecticut 1,913,500
29 Oklahoma 1,841,200
30 Iowa 1,738,800
31 Utah 1,607,700
32 Nevada 1,542,500
33 Kansas 1,486,600
34 Arkansas 1,362,600
35 Mississippi 1,276,100
36 Puerto Rico 1,076,500
37 Nebraska 1,035,200
38 New Mexico 954,600
39 Idaho 881,900
40 West Virginia 797,000
41 New Hampshire 773,700
42 Maine 692,700
43 Hawaii 665,000
44 Rhode Island 555,600
45 Montana 533,500
46 Delaware 487,300
47 South Dakota 464,000
48 District of Columbia 410,000
49 North Dakota 403,600
50 Alaska 347,800
51 Vermont 342,200
52 Wyoming 292,300

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Local Area Unemployment Statistics Information and Analysis


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