Unemployment Rates for States


Unemployment Rates for States
Annual Average Rankings
Year: 2012
RankStateRate
  UNITED STATES 8.1
1 NORTH DAKOTA 3.0
2 NEBRASKA 4.0
3 SOUTH DAKOTA 4.2
4 VERMONT 4.9
5 IOWA 5.2
6 OKLAHOMA 5.4
6 UTAH 5.4
6 WYOMING 5.4
9 NEW HAMPSHIRE 5.5
10 MINNESOTA 5.6
11 HAWAII 5.7
12 KANSAS 5.8
13 VIRGINIA 5.9
14 MONTANA 6.0
15 LOUISIANA 6.5
16 MASSACHUSETTS 6.8
16 TEXAS 6.8
18 ALASKA 6.9
18 MARYLAND 6.9
18 WISCONSIN 6.9
21 MISSOURI 7.0
22 ALABAMA 7.1
22 DELAWARE 7.1
22 NEW MEXICO 7.1
25 MAINE 7.2
25 WEST VIRGINIA 7.2
27 IDAHO 7.3
28 OHIO 7.4
29 ARKANSAS 7.5
30 COLORADO 7.8
31 PENNSYLVANIA 7.9
32 INDIANA 8.1
32 WASHINGTON 8.1
34 TENNESSEE 8.2
35 ARIZONA 8.3
35 CONNECTICUT 8.3
35 KENTUCKY 8.3
38 NEW YORK 8.5
39 FLORIDA 8.8
39 OREGON 8.8
41 ILLINOIS 8.9
42 GEORGIA 9.0
42 SOUTH CAROLINA 9.0
44 DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 9.1
44 MICHIGAN 9.1
46 MISSISSIPPI 9.2
46 NORTH CAROLINA 9.2
48 NEW JERSEY 9.3
49 RHODE ISLAND 10.3
50 CALIFORNIA 10.4
51 NEVADA 11.5

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

 

Last Modified Date: February 28, 2014