Unemployment Rates for States


Unemployment Rates for States
Annual Average Rankings
Year: 2011
RankStateRate
  UNITED STATES 8.9
1 NORTH DAKOTA 3.4
2 NEBRASKA 4.5
3 SOUTH DAKOTA 4.7
4 NEW HAMPSHIRE 5.5
5 VERMONT 5.6
6 IOWA 5.8
7 OKLAHOMA 5.9
8 WYOMING 6.1
9 VIRGINIA 6.4
10 HAWAII 6.5
10 KANSAS 6.5
10 MINNESOTA 6.5
10 MONTANA 6.5
14 UTAH 6.8
15 LOUISIANA 7.2
16 MARYLAND 7.3
16 MASSACHUSETTS 7.3
18 DELAWARE 7.4
19 WISCONSIN 7.5
20 ALASKA 7.6
20 NEW MEXICO 7.6
22 MAINE 7.7
23 WEST VIRGINIA 7.8
24 TEXAS 7.9
25 ARKANSAS 8.0
25 PENNSYLVANIA 8.0
27 NEW YORK 8.2
28 IDAHO 8.4
29 ALABAMA 8.5
29 COLORADO 8.5
29 MISSOURI 8.5
32 OHIO 8.7
33 INDIANA 8.8
34 CONNECTICUT 8.9
35 WASHINGTON 9.2
36 NEW JERSEY 9.3
36 TENNESSEE 9.3
38 ARIZONA 9.4
39 KENTUCKY 9.5
40 ILLINOIS 9.7
40 OREGON 9.7
42 GEORGIA 9.9
43 DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 10.2
43 NORTH CAROLINA 10.2
45 FLORIDA 10.3
45 SOUTH CAROLINA 10.3
47 MICHIGAN 10.4
48 MISSISSIPPI 10.6
49 RHODE ISLAND 11.2
50 CALIFORNIA 11.8
51 NEVADA 13.2

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

 

Last Modified Date: February 28, 2014