Unemployment Rates for States

Unemployment Rates for States
Monthly Rankings
Seasonally Adjusted
Mar. 2016p
RankStateRate
1 SOUTH DAKOTA 2.5
2 NEW HAMPSHIRE 2.6
3 COLORADO 2.9
4 NEBRASKA 3.0
5 HAWAII 3.1
5 NORTH DAKOTA 3.1
7 VERMONT 3.3
8 MAINE 3.4
9 UTAH 3.5
10 MINNESOTA 3.7
11 IDAHO 3.8
11 IOWA 3.8
13 KANSAS 3.9
14 ARKANSAS 4.0
14 VIRGINIA 4.0
16 MISSOURI 4.2
17 MONTANA 4.3
17 TEXAS 4.3
19 DELAWARE 4.4
19 MASSACHUSETTS 4.4
19 NEW JERSEY 4.4
19 OKLAHOMA 4.4
23 OREGON 4.5
23 TENNESSEE 4.5
23 WISCONSIN 4.5
26 MARYLAND 4.7
27 MICHIGAN 4.8
27 NEW YORK 4.8
29 FLORIDA 4.9
29 PENNSYLVANIA 4.9
31 INDIANA 5.0
32 OHIO 5.1
33 WYOMING 5.2
34 ARIZONA 5.4
34 CALIFORNIA 5.4
34 RHODE ISLAND 5.4
37 GEORGIA 5.5
37 NORTH CAROLINA 5.5
39 KENTUCKY 5.6
40 CONNECTICUT 5.7
40 SOUTH CAROLINA 5.7
42 NEVADA 5.8
42 WASHINGTON 5.8
44 LOUISIANA 6.1
45 ALABAMA 6.2
45 NEW MEXICO 6.2
47 MISSISSIPPI 6.3
48 DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 6.5
48 ILLINOIS 6.5
48 WEST VIRGINIA 6.5
51 ALASKA 6.6

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 15, 2016