State unemployment rates, seasonally adjusted

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Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
State unemployment rates, December 2018, seasonally adjusted
State December 2018 unemployment rate December 2017 unemployment rate 12-month change

Alabama

3.9 3.8 0.1

Alaska

6.3 7.2 -0.9

Arizona

4.8 4.7 0.1

Arkansas

3.6 3.7 -0.1

California

4.2 4.5 -0.3

Colorado

3.5 3.0 0.5

Connecticut

4.0 4.5 -0.5

Delaware

3.7 4.5 -0.8

District of Columbia

5.5 5.9 -0.4

Florida

3.3 3.9 -0.6

Georgia

3.6 4.5 -0.9

Hawaii

2.5 2.1 0.4

Idaho

2.6 3.0 -0.4

Illinois

4.3 4.9 -0.6

Indiana

3.6 3.4 0.2

Iowa

2.4 2.9 -0.5

Kansas

3.3 3.5 -0.2

Kentucky

4.4 4.5 -0.1

Louisiana

4.9 4.7 0.2

Maine

3.4 3.1 0.3

Maryland

3.9 4.1 -0.2

Massachusetts

3.3 3.5 -0.2

Michigan

4.0 4.7 -0.7

Minnesota

2.8 3.3 -0.5

Mississippi

4.7 4.8 -0.1

Missouri

3.1 3.7 -0.6

Montana

3.7 4.1 -0.4

Nebraska

2.8 2.9 -0.1

Nevada

4.4 4.9 -0.5

New Hampshire

2.5 2.6 -0.1

New Jersey

4.0 4.7 -0.7

New Mexico

4.7 6.0 -1.3

New York

3.9 4.7 -0.8

North Carolina

3.6 4.5 -0.9

North Dakota

2.7 2.6 0.1

Ohio

4.6 4.9 -0.3

Oklahoma

3.2 4.1 -0.9

Oregon

4.1 4.1 0.0

Pennsylvania

4.2 4.8 -0.6

Rhode Island

3.9 4.5 -0.6

South Carolina

3.3 4.2 -0.9

South Dakota

2.9 3.4 -0.5

Tennessee

3.6 3.3 0.3

Texas

3.7 4.0 -0.3

Utah

3.2 3.2 0.0

Vermont

2.7 2.9 -0.2

Virginia

2.8 3.6 -0.8

Washington

4.3 4.7 -0.4

West Virginia

5.1 5.4 -0.3

Wisconsin

3.0 3.2 -0.2

Wyoming

4.1 4.1 0.0

Puerto Rico

8.3 11.0 -2.7