Unemployment Rates for States

Unemployment Rates for States
Monthly Rankings
Seasonally Adjusted
Nov. 2014p
RankStateRate
1 NORTH DAKOTA 2.7
2 NEBRASKA 3.1
3 SOUTH DAKOTA 3.3
4 UTAH 3.6
5 MINNESOTA 3.7
6 IDAHO 3.9
7 HAWAII 4.0
8 COLORADO 4.1
8 NEW HAMPSHIRE 4.1
10 IOWA 4.3
10 KANSAS 4.3
10 MONTANA 4.3
10 VERMONT 4.3
14 OKLAHOMA 4.4
15 WYOMING 4.5
16 TEXAS 4.9
17 OHIO 5.0
17 VIRGINIA 5.0
19 PENNSYLVANIA 5.1
20 WISCONSIN 5.2
21 MARYLAND 5.6
21 MISSOURI 5.6
23 INDIANA 5.7
23 MAINE 5.7
25 ARKANSAS 5.8
25 FLORIDA 5.8
25 MASSACHUSETTS 5.8
25 NORTH CAROLINA 5.8
29 NEW YORK 5.9
30 ALABAMA 6.0
30 DELAWARE 6.0
30 KENTUCKY 6.0
33 WASHINGTON 6.2
34 WEST VIRGINIA 6.3
35 ILLINOIS 6.4
35 NEW JERSEY 6.4
35 NEW MEXICO 6.4
38 CONNECTICUT 6.5
38 LOUISIANA 6.5
40 ALASKA 6.6
41 MICHIGAN 6.7
41 SOUTH CAROLINA 6.7
43 ARIZONA 6.8
43 TENNESSEE 6.8
45 NEVADA 6.9
46 OREGON 7.0
47 RHODE ISLAND 7.1
48 CALIFORNIA 7.2
48 GEORGIA 7.2
50 MISSISSIPPI 7.3
51 DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 7.4

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: December 19, 2014