Unemployment Rates for States


Unemployment Rates for States
Annual Average Rankings
Year: 2012
RankStateRate
 United States8.1
1North Dakota3.1
2Nebraska4.0
3South Dakota4.3
4Iowa5.0
4Vermont5.0
6Oklahoma5.3
6Wyoming5.3
8Utah5.4
9New Hampshire5.5
10Minnesota5.6
11Kansas5.8
12Hawaii6.0
12Montana6.0
12Virginia6.0
15Massachusetts6.7
15Texas6.7
17Maryland7.0
17Missouri7.0
17Wisconsin7.0
20Alaska7.1
20Louisiana7.1
20New Mexico7.1
23Delaware7.2
23Idaho7.2
25Ohio7.4
26Maine7.5
26West Virginia7.5
28Arkansas7.6
29Colorado7.8
29Tennessee7.8
31Pennsylvania7.9
32Alabama8.0
33Washington8.1
34Kentucky8.2
35Connecticut8.3
35Indiana8.3
37Arizona8.4
38Florida8.5
38New York8.5
40Oregon8.8
41District of Columbia9.0
41Illinois9.0
41Mississippi9.0
44Michigan9.1
45Georgia9.2
45North Carolina9.2
45South Carolina9.2
48New Jersey9.3
49California10.4
49Rhode Island10.4
51Nevada11.2

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

 

Last Modified Date: March 4, 2015