Unemployment Rates for States

Unemployment Rates for States
Monthly Rankings
Seasonally Adjusted
Mar. 2014p
RankStateRate
1 NORTH DAKOTA 2.6
2 VERMONT 3.4
3 NEBRASKA 3.7
3 SOUTH DAKOTA 3.7
5 WYOMING 4.0
6 UTAH 4.1
7 HAWAII 4.5
7 IOWA 4.5
7 LOUISIANA 4.5
7 NEW HAMPSHIRE 4.5
11 MINNESOTA 4.8
12 KANSAS 4.9
12 OKLAHOMA 4.9
14 VIRGINIA 5.0
15 MONTANA 5.1
16 IDAHO 5.2
17 SOUTH CAROLINA 5.5
17 TEXAS 5.5
19 MARYLAND 5.6
20 DELAWARE 5.9
20 INDIANA 5.9
20 MAINE 5.9
20 WISCONSIN 5.9
24 PENNSYLVANIA 6.0
25 OHIO 6.1
25 WEST VIRGINIA 6.1
27 COLORADO 6.2
28 FLORIDA 6.3
28 MASSACHUSETTS 6.3
28 NORTH CAROLINA 6.3
28 WASHINGTON 6.3
32 ALASKA 6.6
33 ALABAMA 6.7
33 MISSOURI 6.7
33 TENNESSEE 6.7
36 ARKANSAS 6.9
36 NEW YORK 6.9
36 OREGON 6.9
39 CONNECTICUT 7.0
39 GEORGIA 7.0
39 NEW MEXICO 7.0
42 NEW JERSEY 7.2
43 ARIZONA 7.3
44 DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 7.5
44 MICHIGAN 7.5
46 MISSISSIPPI 7.6
47 KENTUCKY 7.9
48 CALIFORNIA 8.1
49 ILLINOIS 8.4
50 NEVADA 8.5
51 RHODE ISLAND 8.7

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: April 18, 2014