Over-the-Month Change in Unemployment Rates for States

Over-the-Month Change in Unemployment Rates for States
Monthly Rankings
Seasonally Adjusted
Nov. 2015 Dec. 2015p
Rank State Rate Rate Change
1 MISSOURI 4.7 4.4 -0.3
1 NEW JERSEY 5.4 5.1 -0.3
1 OREGON 5.7 5.4 -0.3
4 ARIZONA 6.0 5.8 -0.2
4 ARKANSAS 5.0 4.8 -0.2
4 LOUISIANA 6.3 6.1 -0.2
4 PENNSYLVANIA 5.0 4.8 -0.2
4 WEST VIRGINIA 6.5 6.3 -0.2
9 COLORADO 3.6 3.5 -0.1
9 DELAWARE 5.1 5.0 -0.1
9 FLORIDA 5.1 5.0 -0.1
9 GEORGIA 5.6 5.5 -0.1
9 HAWAII 3.3 3.2 -0.1
9 MAINE 4.1 4.0 -0.1
9 MARYLAND 5.2 5.1 -0.1
9 MINNESOTA 3.6 3.5 -0.1
9 MONTANA 4.1 4.0 -0.1
9 NEVADA 6.5 6.4 -0.1
9 NEW HAMPSHIRE 3.2 3.1 -0.1
9 NEW MEXICO 6.8 6.7 -0.1
9 NORTH CAROLINA 5.7 5.6 -0.1
9 OKLAHOMA 4.2 4.1 -0.1
9 RHODE ISLAND 5.2 5.1 -0.1
9 SOUTH DAKOTA 3.0 2.9 -0.1
9 VERMONT 3.7 3.6 -0.1
26 DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 6.6 6.6 0.0
26 IDAHO 3.9 3.9 0.0
26 INDIANA 4.4 4.4 0.0
26 IOWA 3.4 3.4 0.0
26 KANSAS 3.9 3.9 0.0
26 MASSACHUSETTS 4.7 4.7 0.0
26 MICHIGAN 5.1 5.1 0.0
26 NEBRASKA 2.9 2.9 0.0
26 NEW YORK 4.8 4.8 0.0
26 NORTH DAKOTA 2.7 2.7 0.0
26 SOUTH CAROLINA 5.5 5.5 0.0
26 UTAH 3.5 3.5 0.0
38 ALASKA 6.4 6.5 0.1
38 CALIFORNIA 5.7 5.8 0.1
38 CONNECTICUT 5.1 5.2 0.1
38 TENNESSEE 5.5 5.6 0.1
38 TEXAS 4.6 4.7 0.1
38 VIRGINIA 4.1 4.2 0.1
38 WISCONSIN 4.2 4.3 0.1
45 ALABAMA 6.0 6.2 0.2
45 ILLINOIS 5.7 5.9 0.2
45 OHIO 4.5 4.7 0.2
45 WASHINGTON 5.3 5.5 0.2
45 WYOMING 4.1 4.3 0.2
50 KENTUCKY 5.0 5.3 0.3
51 MISSISSIPPI 6.0 6.4 0.4

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: January 26, 2016