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Just the Facts - Key Economic and Social Indicators for New York State

Percentage of Workers Represented by unions, 2007

Rank State Percent of employed
represented by unions
  Rank State Percent of employed
represented by unions
1 NEW YORK 26.3   27 New Mexico 11.4
2 Alaska 24.7   28 New Hampshire 11.2
3 Hawaii 24.2   29 Kentucky 11.1
4 Washington 21.4   30 Alabama 10.6
5 Michigan 20.6   31 Arizona 9.7
6 New Jersey 20.6   32 Nebraska 9.7
7 California 17.8   33 Wyoming 9.4
8 Nevada 17.7   34 Colorado 9.2
9 Minnesota 17   35 Mississippi 8.9
10 Connecticut 16.6   36 Kansas 8.7
11 Pennsylvania 16.6   37 Oklahoma 8.5
12 Rhode Island 15.8   38 South Dakota 7.7
13 Montana 15.6   39 North Dakota 7.6
14 Ohio 15.4   40 Florida 7.3
15 Oregon 15.4   41 Utah 6.8
16 Wisconsin 15.4   42 Arkansas 6.5
17 Illinois 15.2   43 Louisiana 6.5
18 West Virginia 14.7   44 Idaho 6.4
19 Maryland 14.5   45 Tennessee 6.4
20 Massachusetts 14   46 South Carolina 5.9
21 Maine 13.8   47 Texas 5.7
22 Iowa 13.1   48 Georgia 5.4
23 Indiana 12.9   49 Virginia 4.8
24 Delaware 12.8   50 North Carolina 3.9
25 Vermont 12.2   U.S. 13.3
26 Missouri 11.9   Source: The Bureau of Labor Statistics
Data report number of workers who claim membership in a union or employee association as well as workers who report no affiliation but whose jobs are covered by union or association contract.