Unemployment Rates for States

Unemployment Rates for States
Monthly Rankings
Seasonally Adjusted
May 2016p
RankStateRate
1 SOUTH DAKOTA 2.5
2 NEW HAMPSHIRE 2.7
3 NEBRASKA 3.0
4 VERMONT 3.1
5 HAWAII 3.2
5 NORTH DAKOTA 3.2
7 COLORADO 3.4
8 MAINE 3.5
9 IDAHO 3.7
9 KANSAS 3.7
11 ARKANSAS 3.8
11 MINNESOTA 3.8
11 UTAH 3.8
11 VIRGINIA 3.8
15 IOWA 3.9
16 DELAWARE 4.1
16 TENNESSEE 4.1
18 MASSACHUSETTS 4.2
18 MONTANA 4.2
18 WISCONSIN 4.2
21 MISSOURI 4.3
22 TEXAS 4.4
23 MARYLAND 4.5
23 OREGON 4.5
25 FLORIDA 4.7
25 MICHIGAN 4.7
25 NEW YORK 4.7
25 OKLAHOMA 4.7
29 NEW JERSEY 4.9
30 INDIANA 5.0
31 KENTUCKY 5.1
31 NORTH CAROLINA 5.1
31 OHIO 5.1
34 CALIFORNIA 5.2
35 GEORGIA 5.3
36 RHODE ISLAND 5.4
37 PENNSYLVANIA 5.5
38 ARIZONA 5.6
38 SOUTH CAROLINA 5.6
38 WYOMING 5.6
41 CONNECTICUT 5.7
42 MISSISSIPPI 5.8
42 WASHINGTON 5.8
44 ALABAMA 6.1
44 DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 6.1
44 NEVADA 6.1
47 NEW MEXICO 6.2
47 WEST VIRGINIA 6.2
49 LOUISIANA 6.3
50 ILLINOIS 6.4
51 ALASKA 6.7

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: June 17, 2016