Over-the-Year Change in Unemployment Rates for States

Over-the-Year Change in Unemployment Rates for States
Monthly Rankings
Seasonally Adjusted
June 2013 June 2014p
Rank State Rate Rate Change
1 SOUTH CAROLINA 7.8 5.3 -2.5
2 NEVADA 10.0 7.7 -2.3
3 ILLINOIS 9.2 7.1 -2.1
4 NORTH CAROLINA 8.3 6.4 -1.9
4 OHIO 7.4 5.5 -1.9
4 PENNSYLVANIA 7.5 5.6 -1.9
7 NEW JERSEY 8.4 6.6 -1.8
7 TENNESSEE 8.4 6.6 -1.8
9 INDIANA 7.6 5.9 -1.7
10 CALIFORNIA 9.0 7.4 -1.6
10 IDAHO 6.3 4.7 -1.6
10 MASSACHUSETTS 7.1 5.5 -1.6
10 RHODE ISLAND 9.5 7.9 -1.6
14 ARKANSAS 7.6 6.2 -1.4
14 COLORADO 6.9 5.5 -1.4
14 LOUISIANA 6.4 5.0 -1.4
14 MICHIGAN 8.9 7.5 -1.4
18 TEXAS 6.4 5.1 -1.3
19 ARIZONA 8.1 6.9 -1.2
19 CONNECTICUT 7.9 6.7 -1.2
19 FLORIDA 7.4 6.2 -1.2
19 MAINE 6.7 5.5 -1.2
19 MONTANA 5.7 4.5 -1.2
19 NEW YORK 7.8 6.6 -1.2
19 WASHINGTON 7.0 5.8 -1.2
26 DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 8.5 7.4 -1.1
26 UTAH 4.6 3.5 -1.1
26 WISCONSIN 6.8 5.7 -1.1
29 GEORGIA 8.4 7.4 -1.0
29 KENTUCKY 8.4 7.4 -1.0
29 OKLAHOMA 5.5 4.5 -1.0
29 OREGON 7.8 6.8 -1.0
33 MARYLAND 6.7 5.8 -0.9
33 VERMONT 4.4 3.5 -0.9
35 DELAWARE 6.9 6.1 -0.8
35 MISSISSIPPI 8.7 7.9 -0.8
35 NEW HAMPSHIRE 5.2 4.4 -0.8
38 KANSAS 5.6 4.9 -0.7
39 MINNESOTA 5.1 4.5 -0.6
39 WYOMING 4.6 4.0 -0.6
41 NEBRASKA 4.0 3.5 -0.5
42 IOWA 4.8 4.4 -0.4
42 NEW MEXICO 6.9 6.5 -0.4
42 VIRGINIA 5.7 5.3 -0.4
45 HAWAII 4.7 4.4 -0.3
45 MISSOURI 6.8 6.5 -0.3
45 WEST VIRGINIA 6.5 6.2 -0.3
48 ALASKA 6.6 6.4 -0.2
48 NORTH DAKOTA 2.9 2.7 -0.2
50 SOUTH DAKOTA 3.9 3.8 -0.1
51 ALABAMA 6.5 6.8 0.3

p = preliminary.
NOTE: Rates shown are a percentage of the labor force. Data refer to place of residence. Estimates for the current month are subject to revision the following month.

 

Last Modified Date: July 18, 2014