Unemployment Rates for States

Unemployment Rates for States
Monthly Rankings
Seasonally Adjusted
Mar. 2015p
RankStateRate
1 NEBRASKA 2.6
2 NORTH DAKOTA 3.1
3 UTAH 3.4
4 SOUTH DAKOTA 3.5
5 MINNESOTA 3.7
6 IDAHO 3.8
6 VERMONT 3.8
8 NEW HAMPSHIRE 3.9
8 OKLAHOMA 3.9
10 IOWA 4.0
11 HAWAII 4.1
11 MONTANA 4.1
11 WYOMING 4.1
14 COLORADO 4.2
14 KANSAS 4.2
14 TEXAS 4.2
17 DELAWARE 4.6
17 WISCONSIN 4.6
19 MAINE 4.8
19 MASSACHUSETTS 4.8
19 VIRGINIA 4.8
22 KENTUCKY 5.1
22 OHIO 5.1
24 PENNSYLVANIA 5.3
25 MARYLAND 5.4
25 NORTH CAROLINA 5.4
25 OREGON 5.4
28 ARKANSAS 5.6
28 MICHIGAN 5.6
28 MISSOURI 5.6
31 ALABAMA 5.7
31 FLORIDA 5.7
31 NEW YORK 5.7
34 INDIANA 5.8
35 WASHINGTON 5.9
36 ILLINOIS 6.0
37 NEW MEXICO 6.1
38 ARIZONA 6.2
39 GEORGIA 6.3
39 RHODE ISLAND 6.3
39 TENNESSEE 6.3
42 CONNECTICUT 6.4
43 ALASKA 6.5
43 CALIFORNIA 6.5
43 NEW JERSEY 6.5
46 LOUISIANA 6.6
46 WEST VIRGINIA 6.6
48 SOUTH CAROLINA 6.7
49 MISSISSIPPI 6.8
50 NEVADA 7.1
51 DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 7.7

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: April 21, 2015