Unemployment Rates for States

Unemployment Rates for States
Monthly Rankings
Seasonally Adjusted
July 2015p
RankStateRate
1 NEBRASKA 2.7
2 NORTH DAKOTA 3.0
3 UTAH 3.6
3 VERMONT 3.6
5 HAWAII 3.7
5 NEW HAMPSHIRE 3.7
7 IOWA 3.8
7 SOUTH DAKOTA 3.8
9 MINNESOTA 4.0
9 MONTANA 4.0
11 IDAHO 4.1
11 WYOMING 4.1
13 TEXAS 4.2
14 COLORADO 4.3
15 OKLAHOMA 4.5
16 KANSAS 4.6
16 MAINE 4.6
16 WISCONSIN 4.6
19 DELAWARE 4.7
19 INDIANA 4.7
19 MASSACHUSETTS 4.7
22 VIRGINIA 4.8
23 OHIO 5.0
24 KENTUCKY 5.2
24 MARYLAND 5.2
26 MICHIGAN 5.3
26 WASHINGTON 5.3
28 CONNECTICUT 5.4
28 FLORIDA 5.4
28 NEW YORK 5.4
28 PENNSYLVANIA 5.4
32 ARKANSAS 5.6
33 TENNESSEE 5.7
34 ILLINOIS 5.8
34 MISSOURI 5.8
34 RHODE ISLAND 5.8
37 NEW JERSEY 5.9
37 NORTH CAROLINA 5.9
37 OREGON 5.9
40 GEORGIA 6.0
41 ARIZONA 6.1
42 ALABAMA 6.2
42 CALIFORNIA 6.2
42 LOUISIANA 6.2
45 SOUTH CAROLINA 6.4
46 MISSISSIPPI 6.5
46 NEW MEXICO 6.5
48 ALASKA 6.7
49 DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 6.8
49 NEVADA 6.8
51 WEST VIRGINIA 7.5

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 21, 2015