Over-the-Month Change in Unemployment Rates for States

Over-the-Month Change in Unemployment Rates for States
Monthly Rankings
Seasonally Adjusted
Feb. 2016 Mar. 2016p
Rank State Rate Rate Change
1 TENNESSEE 4.9 4.5 -0.4
2 OREGON 4.8 4.5 -0.3
3 ARKANSAS 4.2 4.0 -0.2
3 DELAWARE 4.6 4.4 -0.2
3 KENTUCKY 5.8 5.6 -0.2
3 MAINE 3.6 3.4 -0.2
3 MISSISSIPPI 6.5 6.3 -0.2
3 NEW MEXICO 6.4 6.2 -0.2
3 SOUTH DAKOTA 2.7 2.5 -0.2
10 ARIZONA 5.5 5.4 -0.1
10 CALIFORNIA 5.5 5.4 -0.1
10 COLORADO 3.0 2.9 -0.1
10 FLORIDA 5.0 4.9 -0.1
10 IDAHO 3.9 3.8 -0.1
10 KANSAS 4.0 3.9 -0.1
10 MASSACHUSETTS 4.5 4.4 -0.1
10 NEVADA 5.9 5.8 -0.1
10 NEW HAMPSHIRE 2.7 2.6 -0.1
10 VERMONT 3.4 3.3 -0.1
10 VIRGINIA 4.1 4.0 -0.1
10 WISCONSIN 4.6 4.5 -0.1
22 ALABAMA 6.2 6.2 0.0
22 ALASKA 6.6 6.6 0.0
22 DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 6.5 6.5 0.0
22 HAWAII 3.1 3.1 0.0
22 MARYLAND 4.7 4.7 0.0
22 MICHIGAN 4.8 4.8 0.0
22 MINNESOTA 3.7 3.7 0.0
22 MISSOURI 4.2 4.2 0.0
22 NEBRASKA 3.0 3.0 0.0
22 NEW YORK 4.8 4.8 0.0
22 NORTH CAROLINA 5.5 5.5 0.0
22 RHODE ISLAND 5.4 5.4 0.0
22 TEXAS 4.3 4.3 0.0
22 WASHINGTON 5.8 5.8 0.0
22 WEST VIRGINIA 6.5 6.5 0.0
37 GEORGIA 5.4 5.5 0.1
37 ILLINOIS 6.4 6.5 0.1
37 IOWA 3.7 3.8 0.1
37 MONTANA 4.2 4.3 0.1
37 NEW JERSEY 4.3 4.4 0.1
37 OHIO 5.0 5.1 0.1
37 UTAH 3.4 3.5 0.1
44 CONNECTICUT 5.5 5.7 0.2
44 LOUISIANA 5.9 6.1 0.2
44 NORTH DAKOTA 2.9 3.1 0.2
44 OKLAHOMA 4.2 4.4 0.2
44 SOUTH CAROLINA 5.5 5.7 0.2
44 WYOMING 5.0 5.2 0.2
50 INDIANA 4.7 5.0 0.3
50 PENNSYLVANIA 4.6 4.9 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: April 15, 2016