Over-the-Year Change in Unemployment Rates for States


Over-the-Year Change in Unemployment Rates for States
Annual Average Rankings
2009 2010
RankStateRateRateChange
  UNITED STATES 9.3 9.6 0.3
1 MICHIGAN 13.5 12.7 -0.8
2 TENNESSEE 10.6 9.9 -0.7
3 MINNESOTA 8.0 7.4 -0.6
4 ALABAMA 9.7 9.2 -0.5
4 VERMONT 6.9 6.4 -0.5
6 INDIANA 10.3 10.0 -0.3
6 NORTH DAKOTA 4.1 3.8 -0.3
6 OREGON 11.1 10.8 -0.3
6 SOUTH CAROLINA 11.4 11.1 -0.3
10 OHIO 10.2 10.0 -0.2
10 WISCONSIN 8.7 8.5 -0.2
12 HAWAII 6.8 6.7 -0.1
12 KENTUCKY 10.3 10.2 -0.1
12 MISSOURI 9.4 9.3 -0.1
12 SOUTH DAKOTA 5.2 5.1 -0.1
16 IOWA 6.3 6.3 0.0
16 KANSAS 7.1 7.1 0.0
16 NEBRASKA 4.7 4.7 0.0
16 NEW HAMPSHIRE 6.2 6.2 0.0
20 DELAWARE 7.9 8.0 0.1
20 MAINE 8.1 8.2 0.1
20 MASSACHUSETTS 8.2 8.3 0.1
20 VIRGINIA 7.0 7.1 0.1
24 OKLAHOMA 6.7 6.9 0.2
25 ALASKA 7.7 8.0 0.3
25 NEW YORK 8.3 8.6 0.3
25 UTAH 7.8 8.1 0.3
28 ARKANSAS 7.5 7.9 0.4
28 DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 9.7 10.1 0.4
28 NORTH CAROLINA 10.4 10.8 0.4
31 GEORGIA 9.7 10.2 0.5
31 ILLINOIS 10.0 10.5 0.5
31 MARYLAND 7.4 7.9 0.5
34 ARIZONA 9.8 10.4 0.6
34 NEW JERSEY 9.0 9.6 0.6
34 PENNSYLVANIA 7.9 8.5 0.6
34 WASHINGTON 9.3 9.9 0.6
38 MONTANA 6.0 6.7 0.7
38 TEXAS 7.5 8.2 0.7
38 WYOMING 6.3 7.0 0.7
41 LOUISIANA 6.6 7.4 0.8
41 RHODE ISLAND 10.9 11.7 0.8
43 COLORADO 8.1 9.0 0.9
43 FLORIDA 10.4 11.3 0.9
43 WEST VIRGINIA 7.6 8.5 0.9
46 CALIFORNIA 11.3 12.4 1.1
46 CONNECTICUT 8.2 9.3 1.1
46 MISSISSIPPI 9.5 10.6 1.1
46 NEW MEXICO 6.9 8.0 1.1
50 IDAHO 7.4 8.7 1.3
51 NEVADA 11.7 13.8 2.1

NOTE: Rates shown are a percentage of the labor force. Data refer to place of residence.

 

Last Modified Date: February 28, 2014