Over-the-Month Change in Unemployment Rates for States

Over-the-Month Change in Unemployment Rates for States
Monthly Rankings
Seasonally Adjusted
May 2015 June 2015p
Rank State Rate Rate Change
1 NEW JERSEY 6.5 6.1 -0.4
2 CONNECTICUT 6.0 5.7 -0.3
2 DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 7.3 7.0 -0.3
4 FLORIDA 5.7 5.5 -0.2
4 GEORGIA 6.3 6.1 -0.2
4 INDIANA 5.1 4.9 -0.2
4 LOUISIANA 6.6 6.4 -0.2
4 NEW YORK 5.7 5.5 -0.2
4 SOUTH CAROLINA 6.8 6.6 -0.2
10 ARKANSAS 5.8 5.7 -0.1
10 CALIFORNIA 6.4 6.3 -0.1
10 HAWAII 4.1 4.0 -0.1
10 ILLINOIS 6.0 5.9 -0.1
10 IOWA 3.8 3.7 -0.1
10 KENTUCKY 5.2 5.1 -0.1
10 MARYLAND 5.3 5.2 -0.1
10 MISSISSIPPI 6.7 6.6 -0.1
10 NEVADA 7.0 6.9 -0.1
10 RHODE ISLAND 6.0 5.9 -0.1
10 TENNESSEE 5.8 5.7 -0.1
10 TEXAS 4.3 4.2 -0.1
10 WASHINGTON 5.4 5.3 -0.1
23 ALABAMA 6.1 6.1 0.0
23 MAINE 4.7 4.7 0.0
23 MASSACHUSETTS 4.6 4.6 0.0
23 MICHIGAN 5.5 5.5 0.0
23 MISSOURI 5.8 5.8 0.0
23 MONTANA 3.9 3.9 0.0
23 NEBRASKA 2.6 2.6 0.0
23 NEW HAMPSHIRE 3.8 3.8 0.0
23 NORTH DAKOTA 3.1 3.1 0.0
23 OHIO 5.2 5.2 0.0
23 PENNSYLVANIA 5.4 5.4 0.0
23 SOUTH DAKOTA 3.8 3.8 0.0
23 UTAH 3.5 3.5 0.0
23 VERMONT 3.6 3.6 0.0
23 VIRGINIA 4.9 4.9 0.0
23 WISCONSIN 4.6 4.6 0.0
23 WYOMING 4.1 4.1 0.0
40 ALASKA 6.7 6.8 0.1
40 ARIZONA 5.8 5.9 0.1
40 COLORADO 4.3 4.4 0.1
40 DELAWARE 4.6 4.7 0.1
40 IDAHO 3.9 4.0 0.1
40 KANSAS 4.4 4.5 0.1
40 MINNESOTA 3.8 3.9 0.1
40 NORTH CAROLINA 5.7 5.8 0.1
48 NEW MEXICO 6.2 6.4 0.2
48 OKLAHOMA 4.3 4.5 0.2
48 OREGON 5.3 5.5 0.2
48 WEST VIRGINIA 7.2 7.4 0.2

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: July 21, 2015