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 (2017) [1]
Rank State Percent
union
members
Union
members
Percent
represented
by unions
Represented
by unions
Total
employed
Right
to Work
1   New York 23.8 2,017,000 25.3 2,148,000 8,472,000 No
2   Hawaii 21.3 129,000 22.9 139,000 605,000 No
3   Washington 18.8 584,000 20.2 630,000 3,112,000 No
4   Alaska 18.1 55,000 19.4 59,000 304,000 No
5   Connecticut 16.9 278,000 17.9 295,000 1,645,000 No
6   New Jersey 16.2 630,000 17.1 665,000 3,898,000 No
7   Rhode Island 16.1 78,000 17.2 84,000 486,000 No
8   Michigan 15.6 958,000 16.8 711,000 5,230,000 Yes
9   California 15.5 2,491,000 16.9 2,708,000 16,064,000 No
10   Minnesota 15.2 411,000 15.9 428,000 2,693,000 No
11   Illinois 15.0 827,000 15.8 872,000 5,516,000 No
12   Oregon 14.9 262,000 15.7 277,000 1,763,000 No
13   Nevada 12.7 164,000 14.6 189,000 1,290,000 Yes
14   Ohio 12.5 635,000 13.6 688,000 5,062,000 No
15   Massachusetts 12.4 401,000 13.3 431,000 3,231,000 No
16   Pennsylvania 12.0 665,000 13.0 723,000 5,543,000 No
17   Montana 11.9 50,000 13.6 57,000 419,000 No
18   Maine 11.4 66,000 14.0 81,000 576,000 No
19   New Hampshire 11.3 72,000 13.0 83,000 642,000 No
20   West Virginia 11.0 75,000 11.9 82,000 683,000 Yes
21   Vermont 11.0 32,000 12.1 35,000 288,000 No
22   Maryland 10.8 299,000 11.8 326,000 2,772,000 No
  United States 10.7 14,817,000 11.9 16,444,000 137,890,000 N/A
23   Delaware 10.7 45,000 11.2 48,000 425,000 No
24   District of Columbia 9.8 34,000 10.7 40,000 347,000 No
25   Kentucky 9.6 174,000 12.8 232,000 1,810,000 Yes
26   Colorado 9.6 238,000 11.0 273,000 2,494,000 No
27   Indiana 8.9 266,000 9.7 289,000 2,987,000 Yes
28   Missouri 8.7 226,000 10.1 265,000 2,613,000 No
29   Wisconsin 8.3 230,000 9.0 250,000 2,778,000 Yes
30   Nebraska 8.2 70,000 9.1 78,000 858,000 Yes
31   Kansas 7.8 101,000 10.1 131,000 1,296,000 Yes
32   Alabama 7.4 138,000 8.1 152,000 1,869,000 Yes
33   Iowa 7.0 104,000 8.6 127,000 1,475,000 Yes
34   New Mexico 6.7 52,000 8.3 63,000 769,000 No
35   Wyoming 6.0 15,000 6.7 16,000 243,000 Yes
36   Tennessee 5.7 155,000 6.4 176,000 2,728,000 Yes
37   Florida 5.6 456,000 7.1 574,000 8,113,000 Yes
38   Oklahoma 5.5 84,000 7.1 108,000 1,482,000 Yes
39   Mississippi 5.3 59,000 7.0 77,000 1,106,000 Yes
40   South Dakota 5.4 20,000 6.7 25,000 380,000 Yes
41   Arkansas 5.1 62,000 6.1 74,000 1,209,000 Yes
42    North Dakota 5.1 18,000 6.8 24,000 356,000 Yes
43   Idaho 4.8 35,000 5.8 42,000 723,000 Yes
44   Texas 4.7 543,000 5.8 669,000 11,626,000 Yes
45   Virginia 4.6 176,000 5.8 222,000 3,801,000 Yes
46   Louisiana 4.4 78,000 5.4 96,000 1,780,000 Yes
47   Georgia 4.0 173,000 5.0 217,000 4,342,000 Yes
48   Arizona 4.0 111,000 5.2 145,000 2,805,000 Yes
49   Utah 3.9 54,000 5.4 74,000 1,375,000 Yes
50   North Carolina 3.4 145,000 4.9 171,000 4,305,000 Yes
51   South Carolina 2.6 52,000 3.9 78,000 1,986,000 Yes

See also

References

  1. ^ Bureau of Labor Statistics (January 25, 2018). "Union members in 2017" (PDF). Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Labor.

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