Unemployment Rates for States

Unemployment Rates for States
Monthly Rankings
Seasonally Adjusted
July 2016p
RankStateRate
1 SOUTH DAKOTA 2.8
2 NEW HAMPSHIRE 2.9
3 NEBRASKA 3.1
3 NORTH DAKOTA 3.1
5 VERMONT 3.2
6 HAWAII 3.5
7 VIRGINIA 3.7
8 COLORADO 3.8
8 IDAHO 3.8
10 ARKANSAS 3.9
10 MAINE 3.9
10 MINNESOTA 3.9
10 UTAH 3.9
14 IOWA 4.1
14 KANSAS 4.1
14 MASSACHUSETTS 4.1
17 MONTANA 4.2
17 WISCONSIN 4.2
19 DELAWARE 4.3
19 MARYLAND 4.3
19 TENNESSEE 4.3
22 MICHIGAN 4.5
23 INDIANA 4.6
23 TEXAS 4.6
25 FLORIDA 4.7
25 MISSOURI 4.7
25 NEW YORK 4.7
25 NORTH CAROLINA 4.7
29 OHIO 4.8
30 KENTUCKY 4.9
31 GEORGIA 5.0
31 OKLAHOMA 5.0
33 NEW JERSEY 5.2
33 OREGON 5.2
33 SOUTH CAROLINA 5.2
36 CALIFORNIA 5.5
36 RHODE ISLAND 5.5
38 PENNSYLVANIA 5.6
39 ALABAMA 5.7
39 CONNECTICUT 5.7
39 WEST VIRGINIA 5.7
39 WYOMING 5.7
43 ILLINOIS 5.8
43 WASHINGTON 5.8
45 DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 5.9
46 ARIZONA 6.0
46 MISSISSIPPI 6.0
48 LOUISIANA 6.3
49 NEW MEXICO 6.4
50 NEVADA 6.5
51 ALASKA 6.7

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: August 19, 2016