Union affiliation by U.S. state

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Percent of workforce belonging to a union in 2017
  20+%
  15–19.9%
  10–14.9%
  5–9.9%
  0–4.9%
Union affiliation by U.S. state (2019) [1]
Rank State Percent
union
members
Union
members
Percent
represented
by unions
Represented
by unions
Total
employed
Right
to Work
1   Hawaii 23.5 135,000 25.5 147,000 574,000 No
2   New York 21.0 1,732,000 22.7 1,877,000 8,253,000 No
3   Washington 18.8 638,000 20.2 684,000 3,393,000 No
4   Rhode Island 17.4 83,000 19.0 90,000 475,000 No
5   Alaska 17.1 48,000 18.7 53,000 282,000 No
6   New Jersey 15.7 642,000 17.4 712,000 4,094,000 No
7   California 15.2 2,504,000 16.5 2,726,000 16,485,000 No
8   Nevada 14.6 201,000 16.1 222,000 1,379,000 Yes
9   Connecticut 14.5 244,000 16.0 269,000 1,680,000 No
10   Oregon 14.4 255,000 15.7 277,000 1,772,000 No
11   Minnesota 13.7 364,000 14.3 381,000 2,662,000 No
12   Illinois 13.6 771,000 14.7 832,000 5,658,000 No
13   Michigan 13.6 589,000 15.0 648,000 4,323,000 Yes
14   Pennsylvania 12.0 676,000 13.1 740,000 5,642,000 No
15   Massachusetts 12.0 406,000 13.2 449,000 3,397,000 No
16   Ohio 11.9 610,000 13.1 673,000 5,127,000 No
17   Maine 11.8 69,000 13.7 81,000 588,000 No
18   Maryland 11.3 330,000 12.8 371,000 2,912,000 No
19   Vermont 11.2 33,000 12.0 35,000 290,000 No
20   Missouri 11.1 297,000 12.5 333,000 2,661,000 No
21   Montana 10.5 46,000 12.0 52,000 437,000 No
  United States 10.3 14,574,000 11.6 16,383,000 141,737,000 N/A
22   New Hampshire 10.3 69,000 11.6 79,000 677,000 No
23   West Virginia 10.2 72,000 11.1 78,000 704,000 Yes
24   District of Columbia 9.3 35,000 10.2 41,000 354,000 No
25   Colorado 9.0 237,000 9.8 259,000 2,631,000 No
26   Delaware 8.7 38,000 9.9 43,000 432,000 No
27   Kansas 8.7 112,000 10.1 130,000 1,280,000 Yes
28   Alabama 8.5 173,000 9.8 199,000 2,041,000 Yes
29   Nebraska 8.4 75,000 9.6 86,000 894,000 Yes
30   Indiana 8.3 249,000 9.8 296,000 3,007,000 Yes
31   Wisconsin 8.1 218,000 9.1 245,000 2,698,000 Yes
32   Kentucky 8.0 144,000 9.5 169,000 1,786,000 Yes
33   Wyoming 7.3 18,000 8.7 21,000 243,000 Yes
34   New Mexico 7.1 58,000 8.8 72,000 813,000 No
35   Mississippi 6.3 70,000 8.4 93,000 1,105,000 Yes
36   Iowa 6.3 97,000 7.9 122,000 1,543,000 Yes
37   Florida 6.2 551,000 7.6 667,000 8,827,000 Yes
38   Oklahoma 6.2 96,000 7.9 123,000 1,554,000 Yes
39   North Dakota 6.0 21,000 7.5 27,000 356,000 Yes
40   Arizona 5.7 174,000 7.1 214,000 3,048,000 Yes
41   South Dakota 5.6 22,000 6.7 26,000 395,000 Yes
42   Louisiana 5.3 94,000 6.1 108,000 1,784,000 Yes
43   Arkansas 5.2 62,000 5.9 71,000 1,200,000 Yes
44   Idaho 4.9 37,000 6.0 46,000 764,000 Yes
45   Tennessee 4.6 135,000 5.5 162,000 2,947,000 Yes
46   Utah 4.4 62,000 5.9 83,000 1,409,000 Yes
47   Georgia 4.1 180,000 5.0 223,000 4,422,000 Yes
48   Texas 4.0 497,000 5.2 642,000 12,334,000 Yes
49   Virginia 4.0 156,000 5.2 201,000 3,881,000 Yes
50   North Carolina 2.3 102,000 3.4 150,000 4,396,000 Yes
51   South Carolina 2.2 47,000 2.7 59,000 2,140,000 Yes

See also

References

  1. ^ Bureau of Labor Statistics (January 22, 2020). "Union members in 2019". Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Labor.

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