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Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS)

​The Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program develops monthly and annual estimates of the labor force, employed, unemployed and the unemployment rate for the State, metropolitan areas, counties and municipalities that have a population of at least 25,000.

New - Expanded workforce data, charts, and analysis available for the metro area press releases:

Special Topics:

​Unemployment Rate: Seasonally Adjusted

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  • Characteristics of Employed and Unemployed Monthly and annual employment and unemployment statistics by characteristics such as age, gender, race, employment and labor force participation, duration of unemployment and union membership​.

Research and Analysis

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Current Data

Unemployment Rate Maps (PDF)

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Historical Data

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U.S. BLS Unemployment Statistics