Over-the-Month Change in Unemployment Rates for States

Over-the-Month Change in Unemployment Rates for States
Monthly Rankings
Seasonally Adjusted
Apr. 2015 May 2015p
Rank State Rate Rate Change
1 INDIANA 5.4 5.1 -0.3
2 ARIZONA 6.0 5.8 -0.2
2 CONNECTICUT 6.2 6.0 -0.2
2 DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 7.5 7.3 -0.2
2 RHODE ISLAND 6.1 5.9 -0.2
2 TENNESSEE 6.0 5.8 -0.2
7 MASSACHUSETTS 4.7 4.6 -0.1
7 MONTANA 4.0 3.9 -0.1
7 NEVADA 7.1 7.0 -0.1
7 WASHINGTON 5.5 5.4 -0.1
11 ARKANSAS 5.7 5.7 0.0
11 HAWAII 4.1 4.1 0.0
11 ILLINOIS 6.0 6.0 0.0
11 IOWA 3.8 3.8 0.0
11 KENTUCKY 5.1 5.1 0.0
11 LOUISIANA 6.6 6.6 0.0
11 MAINE 4.7 4.7 0.0
11 MARYLAND 5.3 5.3 0.0
11 NEW HAMPSHIRE 3.8 3.8 0.0
11 NEW JERSEY 6.5 6.5 0.0
11 NEW MEXICO 6.2 6.2 0.0
11 NEW YORK 5.7 5.7 0.0
11 NORTH DAKOTA 3.1 3.1 0.0
11 OHIO 5.2 5.2 0.0
11 VERMONT 3.6 3.6 0.0
11 WYOMING 4.1 4.1 0.0
27 ALASKA 6.7 6.8 0.1
27 CALIFORNIA 6.3 6.4 0.1
27 COLORADO 4.2 4.3 0.1
27 DELAWARE 4.5 4.6 0.1
27 FLORIDA 5.6 5.7 0.1
27 GEORGIA 6.2 6.3 0.1
27 IDAHO 3.8 3.9 0.1
27 KANSAS 4.3 4.4 0.1
27 MICHIGAN 5.4 5.5 0.1
27 MINNESOTA 3.7 3.8 0.1
27 MISSISSIPPI 6.6 6.7 0.1
27 MISSOURI 5.7 5.8 0.1
27 NEBRASKA 2.5 2.6 0.1
27 OREGON 5.2 5.3 0.1
27 PENNSYLVANIA 5.3 5.4 0.1
27 SOUTH CAROLINA 6.7 6.8 0.1
27 TEXAS 4.2 4.3 0.1
27 UTAH 3.4 3.5 0.1
27 VIRGINIA 4.8 4.9 0.1
46 NORTH CAROLINA 5.5 5.7 0.2
46 OKLAHOMA 4.1 4.3 0.2
46 SOUTH DAKOTA 3.6 3.8 0.2
46 WEST VIRGINIA 7.0 7.2 0.2
46 WISCONSIN 4.4 4.6 0.2
51 ALABAMA 5.8 6.1 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: June 19, 2015