Over-the-Year Change in Unemployment Rates for States


Over-the-Year Change in Unemployment Rates for States
Annual Average Rankings
2012 2013
RankStateRateRateChange
 United States8.17.4-0.7
1Nevada11.29.6-1.6
1South Carolina9.27.6-1.6
3California10.48.9-1.5
4North Carolina9.37.9-1.4
5Florida8.57.3-1.2
6Colorado7.96.8-1.1
6Hawaii6.04.9-1.1
6New Jersey9.38.2-1.1
6Rhode Island10.49.3-1.1
6Washington8.17.0-1.1
11Georgia9.28.2-1.0
11Idaho7.26.2-1.0
13Maine7.56.6-0.9
13Oregon8.87.9-0.9
15Alabama8.07.2-0.8
15New York8.57.7-0.8
15Utah5.44.6-0.8
15West Virginia7.56.7-0.8
19Minnesota5.64.9-0.7
20Arizona8.37.7-0.6
20Indiana8.37.7-0.6
20Montana6.05.4-0.6
20Vermont5.04.4-0.6
20Wyoming5.34.7-0.6
25Connecticut8.37.8-0.5
25Delaware7.26.7-0.5
25District of Columbia9.08.5-0.5
25South Dakota4.33.8-0.5
25Texas6.76.2-0.5
30Iowa5.14.7-0.4
30Kansas5.75.3-0.4
30Louisiana7.16.7-0.4
30Maryland7.06.6-0.4
30Mississippi9.08.6-0.4
30New Hampshire5.55.1-0.4
30Pennsylvania7.87.4-0.4
37Arkansas7.67.3-0.3
37Michigan9.18.8-0.3
37Missouri7.06.7-0.3
37Virginia6.05.7-0.3
37Wisconsin7.06.7-0.3
42Alaska7.16.9-0.2
42Nebraska4.03.8-0.2
42North Dakota3.12.9-0.2
45Kentucky8.28.1-0.1
45New Mexico7.17.0-0.1
47Massachusetts6.76.70.0
47Oklahoma5.35.30.0
47Tennessee7.87.80.0
50Illinois9.09.10.1
50Ohio7.47.50.1

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

 

Last Modified Date: February 26, 2016