Over-the-Month Change in Unemployment Rates for States

Over-the-Month Change in Unemployment Rates for States
Monthly Rankings
Seasonally Adjusted
Aug. 2014 Sept. 2014p
Rank State Rate Rate Change
1 COLORADO 5.1 4.7 -0.4
1 KENTUCKY 7.1 6.7 -0.4
3 ALABAMA 6.9 6.6 -0.3
3 NEVADA 7.6 7.3 -0.3
5 ARIZONA 7.1 6.9 -0.2
5 CONNECTICUT 6.6 6.4 -0.2
5 FLORIDA 6.3 6.1 -0.2
5 GEORGIA 8.1 7.9 -0.2
5 IDAHO 4.7 4.5 -0.2
5 MICHIGAN 7.4 7.2 -0.2
5 MINNESOTA 4.3 4.1 -0.2
5 MISSISSIPPI 7.9 7.7 -0.2
5 NEW YORK 6.4 6.2 -0.2
5 WISCONSIN 5.7 5.5 -0.2
15 ARKANSAS 6.3 6.2 -0.1
15 CALIFORNIA 7.4 7.3 -0.1
15 HAWAII 4.3 4.2 -0.1
15 ILLINOIS 6.7 6.6 -0.1
15 INDIANA 5.8 5.7 -0.1
15 KANSAS 4.9 4.8 -0.1
15 MARYLAND 6.4 6.3 -0.1
15 MONTANA 4.7 4.6 -0.1
15 NEW HAMPSHIRE 4.4 4.3 -0.1
15 NEW JERSEY 6.6 6.5 -0.1
15 NEW MEXICO 6.7 6.6 -0.1
15 NORTH CAROLINA 6.8 6.7 -0.1
15 OHIO 5.7 5.6 -0.1
15 PENNSYLVANIA 5.8 5.7 -0.1
15 SOUTH DAKOTA 3.5 3.4 -0.1
15 TENNESSEE 7.4 7.3 -0.1
15 TEXAS 5.3 5.2 -0.1
32 ALASKA 6.8 6.8 0.0
32 DELAWARE 6.5 6.5 0.0
32 DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 7.7 7.7 0.0
32 MISSOURI 6.3 6.3 0.0
32 NEBRASKA 3.6 3.6 0.0
32 NORTH DAKOTA 2.8 2.8 0.0
32 OKLAHOMA 4.7 4.7 0.0
32 OREGON 7.1 7.1 0.0
32 RHODE ISLAND 7.6 7.6 0.0
32 UTAH 3.5 3.5 0.0
32 VIRGINIA 5.5 5.5 0.0
32 WEST VIRGINIA 6.6 6.6 0.0
44 IOWA 4.5 4.6 0.1
44 WASHINGTON 5.6 5.7 0.1
44 WYOMING 4.6 4.7 0.1
47 LOUISIANA 5.8 6.0 0.2
47 MAINE 5.6 5.8 0.2
47 MASSACHUSETTS 5.8 6.0 0.2
50 SOUTH CAROLINA 6.3 6.6 0.3
50 VERMONT 4.1 4.4 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: October 21, 2014