This page includes unemployment data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. A person age 16 and older who is jobless, looking for work, and available for work is considered unemployed. The unemployment rate is the percentage of all persons in the civilian labor force who are unemployed.
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Local Area Unemployment Statistics
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
The county- and state-level data are based on Local Area Unemployment Statistics, while the national data are based on Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey.