Union affiliation by U.S. state Article

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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 (2018) [1]
Rank State Percent
union
members
Union
members
Percent
represented
by unions
Represented
by unions
Total
employed
Right
to Work
1   Hawaii 23.1 139,000 24.3 146,000 601,000 No
2   New York 22.3 1,872,000 24.1 2,027,000 8,404,000 No
3   Washington 19.8 649,000 20.5 671,000 3,270,000 No
4   Alaska 18.5 55,000 20.0 60,000 299,000 No
5   Rhode Island 17.4 83,000 18.5 89,000 479,000 No
6   Connecticut 16.0 268,000 16.7 280,000 1,677,000 No
7   Minnesota 15.0 395,000 16.0 421,000 2,634,000 No
8   New Jersey 14.9 587,000 16.2 639,000 3,935,000 No
9   California 14.7 2,405,000 15.8 2,587,000 16,399,000 No
10   Michigan 14.5 625,000 15.4 663,000 4,320,000 Yes
11   Oregon 13.9 242,000 14.7 256,000 1,738,000 No
12   Nevada 13.9 191,000 15.7 216,000 1,376,000 Yes
13   Illinois 13.8 786,000 14.7 839,000 5,694,000 No
14   Massachusetts 13.7 464,000 14.5 493,000 3,397,000 No
15   Maine 12.9 74,000 14.8 85,000 573,000 No
16   Ohio 12.6 639,000 14.3 722,000 5,054,000 No
17   Pennsylvania 12.6 701,000 13.4 748,000 5,575,000 No
18   Montana 11.8 50,000 14.0 60,000 427,000 No
19   Maryland 11.0 307,000 12.1 336,000 2,784,000 No
20   Colorado 11.0 281,000 12.0 307,000 2,564,000 No
21   Vermont 10.5 31,000 11.6 34,000 291,000 No
  United States 10.5 14,744,000 11.7 16,380,000 140,099,000 N/A
22   Delaware 10.3 45,000 10.8 47,000 434,000 No
23   New Hampshire 10.2 68,000 11.6 77,000 664,000 No
24   West Virginia 10.0 68,000 10.8 74,000 684,000 Yes
25   District of Columbia 9.9 35,000 11.6 41,000 354,000 No
26   Missouri 9.4 251,000 10.6 283,000 2,675,000 No
27   Alabama 9.2 180,000 10.1 196,000 1,950,000 Yes
28   Kentucky 8.9 161,000 11.4 207,000 1,812,000 Yes
29   Indiana 8.9 269,000 9.7 283,000 3,049,000 Yes
30   Wisconsin 8.1 219,000 8.6 233,000 2,700,000 Yes
31   Iowa 7.7 113,000 8.8 129,000 1,461,000 Yes
32   Kansas 7.0 90,000 10.1 129,000 1,283,000 Yes
33   New Mexico 6.8 56,000 8.2 67,000 812,000 No
34   Nebraska 6.6 59,000 8.0 71,000 882,000 Yes
35   Wyoming 6.5 15,000 7.7 18,000 235,000 Yes
36   Oklahoma 5.7 90,000 7.4 117,000 1,583,000 Yes
37   South Dakota 5.6 22,000 7.1 28,000 387,000 Yes
38   Florida 5.6 484,000 6.8 588,000 8,702,000 Yes
39   Tennessee 5.5 155,000 6.4 179,000 2,816,000 Yes
40   Arizona 5.3 156,000 6.5 191,000 2,943,000 Yes
41    North Dakota 5.2 18,000 6.7 23,000 343,000 Yes
42   Mississippi 5.1 58,000 7.1 80,000 1,121,000 Yes
43   Louisiana 5.0 89,000 5.8 104,000 1,785,000 Yes
44   Arkansas 4.8 56,000 5.3 62,000 1,176,000 Yes
45   Idaho 4.7 34,000 5.6 41,000 733,000 Yes
46   Georgia 4.5 201,000 5.6 249,000 4,466,000 Yes
47   Virginia 4.3 168,000 5.5 213,000 3,875,000 Yes
48   Texas 4.3 512,000 5.4 653,000 11,989,000 Yes
49   Utah 4.1 56,000 5.7 76,000 1,343,000 Yes
50   South Carolina 2.7 55,000 3.6 72,000 2,016,000 Yes
51   North Carolina 2.7 118,000 4.0 174,000 4,331,000 Yes

See also

References

  1. ^ Bureau of Labor Statistics (January 18, 2019). "Union members in 2018". Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Labor.

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