Over-the-Year Change in Unemployment Rates for States


Over-the-Year Change in Unemployment Rates for States
Annual Average Rankings
2010 2011
RankStateRateRateChange
 United States9.68.9-0.7
1Michigan12.610.4-2.2
2Ohio10.38.8-1.5
3Indiana10.49.1-1.3
4Florida11.110.0-1.1
4Massachusetts8.37.2-1.1
4Missouri9.68.5-1.1
4Oregon10.69.5-1.1
8Utah7.86.8-1.0
9Arizona10.49.5-0.9
9Delaware8.47.5-0.9
9Minnesota7.46.5-0.9
9Oklahoma6.85.9-0.9
9Wisconsin8.77.8-0.9
14Alabama10.59.7-0.8
14Kentucky10.29.4-0.8
14Washington10.09.2-0.8
17Idaho9.08.3-0.7
17Illinois10.49.7-0.7
17North Carolina10.910.2-0.7
17South Carolina11.210.5-0.7
17Tennessee9.79.0-0.7
22Kansas7.16.5-0.6
22Pennsylvania8.57.9-0.6
22Vermont6.15.5-0.6
22West Virginia8.78.1-0.6
22Wyoming6.45.8-0.6
27California12.211.7-0.5
27Maryland7.77.2-0.5
27New Mexico8.17.6-0.5
27Virginia7.16.6-0.5
31Colorado8.78.3-0.4
31Iowa6.05.6-0.4
31Mississippi10.410.0-0.4
31Nevada13.513.1-0.4
31New Hampshire5.85.4-0.4
36Alaska7.97.6-0.3
36Connecticut9.18.8-0.3
36Georgia10.510.2-0.3
36Montana7.37.0-0.3
36New York8.68.3-0.3
36North Dakota3.83.5-0.3
36South Dakota5.04.7-0.3
36Texas8.17.8-0.3
44Louisiana8.07.8-0.2
44Maine8.17.9-0.2
44Nebraska4.64.4-0.2
44New Jersey9.59.3-0.2
48Hawaii6.96.8-0.1
48Rhode Island11.211.1-0.1
50Arkansas8.28.30.1
51District of Columbia9.410.20.8

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

 

Last Modified Date: March 4, 2015