The Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program produces estimates of civilian labor force, total employment, unemployment, and unemployment rates by place of residence. Monthly tables include estimates for the current month, previous month and the current month a year ago. Annual tables include both monthly data and calendar year averages. Seasonally adjusted estimates are available for the state and selected sub-state areas.
Geographic Coverage: Statewide, all Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs), all counties, and cities with populations over 25,000.
Frequency: Monthly and Annually
Counties (includes state and national data)
Metropolitan Statistical Areas (includes state and national data)
Metropolitan Statistical Areas (seasonally adjusted)
Monthly Data Tables per Year:(includes city estimates)
Monthly Data per Year:
Monthly from January 1976 to date:
If you have questions about the LAUS program contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.