Unemployment Rates for States

Unemployment Rates for States
Monthly Rankings
Seasonally Adjusted
Oct. 2014p
RankStateRate
1 NORTH DAKOTA 2.8
2 SOUTH DAKOTA 3.3
3 NEBRASKA 3.4
4 UTAH 3.6
5 MINNESOTA 3.9
6 HAWAII 4.1
6 IDAHO 4.1
8 NEW HAMPSHIRE 4.2
9 COLORADO 4.3
10 KANSAS 4.4
10 VERMONT 4.4
12 IOWA 4.5
12 MONTANA 4.5
12 OKLAHOMA 4.5
15 WYOMING 4.7
16 TEXAS 5.1
17 OHIO 5.3
17 VIRGINIA 5.3
19 PENNSYLVANIA 5.4
19 WISCONSIN 5.4
21 INDIANA 5.7
22 MAINE 5.8
23 MISSOURI 5.9
24 ARKANSAS 6.0
24 FLORIDA 6.0
24 MARYLAND 6.0
24 MASSACHUSETTS 6.0
24 NEW YORK 6.0
24 WASHINGTON 6.0
30 KENTUCKY 6.2
30 LOUISIANA 6.2
32 ALABAMA 6.3
32 NORTH CAROLINA 6.3
34 CONNECTICUT 6.4
34 DELAWARE 6.4
36 NEW MEXICO 6.5
36 WEST VIRGINIA 6.5
38 ILLINOIS 6.6
38 NEW JERSEY 6.6
40 SOUTH CAROLINA 6.7
41 ALASKA 6.8
41 ARIZONA 6.8
43 OREGON 7.0
44 MICHIGAN 7.1
44 NEVADA 7.1
44 TENNESSEE 7.1
47 CALIFORNIA 7.3
48 RHODE ISLAND 7.4
49 DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 7.6
49 MISSISSIPPI 7.6
51 GEORGIA 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: November 21, 2014