Over-the-Month Change in Unemployment Rates for States

Over-the-Month Change in Unemployment Rates for States
Monthly Rankings
Seasonally Adjusted
July 2014 Aug. 2014p
Rank State Rate Rate Change
1 KENTUCKY 7.4 7.1 -0.3
1 MICHIGAN 7.7 7.4 -0.3
3 COLORADO 5.3 5.1 -0.2
3 MINNESOTA 4.5 4.3 -0.2
3 MISSOURI 6.5 6.3 -0.2
3 NEW YORK 6.6 6.4 -0.2
3 WISCONSIN 5.8 5.6 -0.2
8 ALABAMA 7.0 6.9 -0.1
8 HAWAII 4.4 4.3 -0.1
8 IDAHO 4.8 4.7 -0.1
8 ILLINOIS 6.8 6.7 -0.1
8 INDIANA 5.9 5.8 -0.1
8 MISSISSIPPI 8.0 7.9 -0.1
8 NEVADA 7.7 7.6 -0.1
8 SOUTH DAKOTA 3.7 3.6 -0.1
16 CALIFORNIA 7.4 7.4 0.0
16 CONNECTICUT 6.6 6.6 0.0
16 IOWA 4.5 4.5 0.0
16 KANSAS 4.9 4.9 0.0
16 NEBRASKA 3.6 3.6 0.0
16 NEW HAMPSHIRE 4.4 4.4 0.0
16 NORTH DAKOTA 2.8 2.8 0.0
16 OHIO 5.7 5.7 0.0
16 RHODE ISLAND 7.7 7.7 0.0
16 UTAH 3.6 3.6 0.0
16 WASHINGTON 5.6 5.6 0.0
27 ARIZONA 7.0 7.1 0.1
27 ARKANSAS 6.2 6.3 0.1
27 FLORIDA 6.2 6.3 0.1
27 MAINE 5.5 5.6 0.1
27 MONTANA 4.6 4.7 0.1
27 NEW JERSEY 6.5 6.6 0.1
27 NEW MEXICO 6.6 6.7 0.1
27 OKLAHOMA 4.6 4.7 0.1
27 PENNSYLVANIA 5.7 5.8 0.1
36 DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 7.4 7.6 0.2
36 MASSACHUSETTS 5.6 5.8 0.2
36 TEXAS 5.1 5.3 0.2
36 WYOMING 4.4 4.6 0.2
40 ALASKA 6.5 6.8 0.3
40 DELAWARE 6.2 6.5 0.3
40 MARYLAND 6.1 6.4 0.3
40 NORTH CAROLINA 6.5 6.8 0.3
40 OREGON 6.9 7.2 0.3
40 TENNESSEE 7.1 7.4 0.3
40 VIRGINIA 5.3 5.6 0.3
40 WEST VIRGINIA 6.3 6.6 0.3
48 GEORGIA 7.7 8.1 0.4
48 LOUISIANA 5.4 5.8 0.4
48 VERMONT 3.7 4.1 0.4
51 SOUTH CAROLINA 5.8 6.4 0.6

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: September 19, 2014