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 (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

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References[edit]

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

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