Unemployment Rates for States

Unemployment Rates for States
Monthly Rankings
Seasonally Adjusted
Dec. 2015p
RankStateRate
1 NORTH DAKOTA 2.7
2 NEBRASKA 2.9
2 SOUTH DAKOTA 2.9
4 NEW HAMPSHIRE 3.1
5 HAWAII 3.2
6 IOWA 3.4
7 COLORADO 3.5
7 MINNESOTA 3.5
7 UTAH 3.5
10 VERMONT 3.6
11 IDAHO 3.9
11 KANSAS 3.9
13 MAINE 4.0
13 MONTANA 4.0
15 OKLAHOMA 4.1
16 VIRGINIA 4.2
17 WISCONSIN 4.3
17 WYOMING 4.3
19 INDIANA 4.4
19 MISSOURI 4.4
21 MASSACHUSETTS 4.7
21 OHIO 4.7
21 TEXAS 4.7
24 ARKANSAS 4.8
24 NEW YORK 4.8
24 PENNSYLVANIA 4.8
27 DELAWARE 5.0
27 FLORIDA 5.0
29 MARYLAND 5.1
29 MICHIGAN 5.1
29 NEW JERSEY 5.1
29 RHODE ISLAND 5.1
33 CONNECTICUT 5.2
34 KENTUCKY 5.3
35 OREGON 5.4
36 GEORGIA 5.5
36 SOUTH CAROLINA 5.5
36 WASHINGTON 5.5
39 NORTH CAROLINA 5.6
39 TENNESSEE 5.6
41 ARIZONA 5.8
41 CALIFORNIA 5.8
43 ILLINOIS 5.9
44 LOUISIANA 6.1
45 ALABAMA 6.2
46 WEST VIRGINIA 6.3
47 MISSISSIPPI 6.4
47 NEVADA 6.4
49 ALASKA 6.5
50 DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 6.6
51 NEW MEXICO 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: January 26, 2016