Unemployment Rates for States


Unemployment Rates for States
Annual Average Rankings
Year: 2009
RankStateRate
  UNITED STATES 9.3
1 NORTH DAKOTA 4.1
2 NEBRASKA 4.7
3 SOUTH DAKOTA 5.2
4 MONTANA 6.0
5 NEW HAMPSHIRE 6.2
6 IOWA 6.3
6 WYOMING 6.3
8 LOUISIANA 6.6
9 OKLAHOMA 6.7
10 HAWAII 6.8
11 NEW MEXICO 6.9
11 VERMONT 6.9
13 VIRGINIA 7.0
14 KANSAS 7.1
15 IDAHO 7.4
15 MARYLAND 7.4
17 ARKANSAS 7.5
17 TEXAS 7.5
19 WEST VIRGINIA 7.6
20 ALASKA 7.7
21 UTAH 7.8
22 DELAWARE 7.9
22 PENNSYLVANIA 7.9
24 MINNESOTA 8.0
25 COLORADO 8.1
25 MAINE 8.1
27 CONNECTICUT 8.2
27 MASSACHUSETTS 8.2
29 NEW YORK 8.3
30 WISCONSIN 8.7
31 NEW JERSEY 9.0
32 WASHINGTON 9.3
33 MISSOURI 9.4
34 MISSISSIPPI 9.5
35 ALABAMA 9.7
35 DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 9.7
35 GEORGIA 9.7
38 ARIZONA 9.8
39 ILLINOIS 10.0
40 OHIO 10.2
41 INDIANA 10.3
41 KENTUCKY 10.3
43 FLORIDA 10.4
43 NORTH CAROLINA 10.4
45 TENNESSEE 10.6
46 RHODE ISLAND 10.9
47 OREGON 11.1
48 CALIFORNIA 11.3
49 SOUTH CAROLINA 11.4
50 NEVADA 11.7
51 MICHIGAN 13.5

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

 

Last Modified Date: February 28, 2014