The regions defined in the above map are based upon the 10 Federal Regions of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The State groupings are as follows:
Northeast Region –
Federal Region 1: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont.
Federal Region 2: New Jersey, and New York.
Federal Region 3:Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia.
Southeast Region –
Federal Region 4: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee.
Midwest Region –
Federal Region 5: Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin.
Southwest Region –
Federal Region 6: Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas.
Central Region –
Federal Region 7: Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska.
Federal Region 8: Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming.
Western Region –
Federal Region 9: Arizona, California, and Nevada.
Federal Region 10: Idaho, Oregon, and Washington.