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
1Nevada11.29.5-1.7
2South Carolina9.27.6-1.6
3California10.48.9-1.5
4North Carolina9.27.9-1.3
5Florida8.57.3-1.2
5Hawaii6.04.8-1.2
7Idaho7.26.1-1.1
7New Jersey9.38.2-1.1
7Rhode Island10.49.3-1.1
7Washington8.17.0-1.1
11Colorado7.86.8-1.0
11Georgia9.28.2-1.0
13Maine7.56.6-0.9
13Oregon8.87.9-0.9
15Alabama8.07.2-0.8
15New York8.57.7-0.8
15West Virginia7.56.7-0.8
18Minnesota5.64.9-0.7
18Utah5.44.7-0.7
20Arizona8.47.8-0.6
20Connecticut8.37.7-0.6
20Indiana8.37.7-0.6
20Montana6.05.4-0.6
20Vermont5.04.4-0.6
20Wyoming5.34.7-0.6
26Delaware7.26.7-0.5
26District of Columbia9.08.5-0.5
26Kansas5.85.3-0.5
26Pennsylvania7.97.4-0.5
26South Dakota4.33.8-0.5
26Texas6.76.2-0.5
32Louisiana7.16.7-0.4
32Maryland7.06.6-0.4
32New Hampshire5.55.1-0.4
35Mississippi9.08.7-0.3
35Missouri7.06.7-0.3
35Virginia6.05.7-0.3
38Alaska7.16.9-0.2
38Arkansas7.67.4-0.2
38Iowa5.04.8-0.2
38Kentucky8.28.0-0.2
38Michigan9.18.9-0.2
38Nebraska4.03.8-0.2
38New Mexico7.16.9-0.2
38North Dakota3.12.9-0.2
38Wisconsin7.06.8-0.2
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: March 4, 2015