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State unemployment rates, seasonally adjusted

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Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
State unemployment rates, September 2019, seasonally adjusted
State September 2019 unemployment rate September 2018 unemployment rate 12-month change

Alabama

3.0 3.8 -0.8

Alaska

6.2 6.5 -0.3

Arizona

4.9 4.8 0.1

Arkansas

3.5 3.6 -0.1

California

4.0 4.1 -0.1

Colorado

2.7 3.5 -0.8

Connecticut

3.6 3.9 -0.3

Delaware

3.5 3.6 -0.1

District of Columbia

5.4 5.4 0.0

Florida

3.2 3.3 -0.1

Georgia

3.5 3.7 -0.2

Hawaii

2.7 2.6 0.1

Idaho

2.9 2.7 0.2

Illinois

3.9 4.2 -0.3

Indiana

3.2 3.5 -0.3

Iowa

2.5 2.4 0.1

Kansas

3.2 3.3 -0.1

Kentucky

4.4 4.3 0.1

Louisiana

4.3 4.9 -0.6

Maine

2.9 3.5 -0.6

Maryland

3.7 3.8 -0.1

Massachusetts

2.9 3.2 -0.3

Michigan

4.2 3.9 0.3

Minnesota

3.2 2.8 0.4

Mississippi

5.4 4.7 0.7

Missouri

3.1 3.0 0.1

Montana

3.3 3.7 -0.4

Nebraska

3.1 2.7 0.4

Nevada

4.1 4.5 -0.4

New Hampshire

2.5 2.4 0.1

New Jersey

3.1 3.9 -0.8

New Mexico

4.9 4.9 0.0

New York

3.9 3.8 0.1

North Carolina

4.1 3.7 0.4

North Dakota

2.5 2.6 -0.1

Ohio

4.2 4.6 -0.4

Oklahoma

3.2 3.1 0.1

Oregon

4.1 4.1 0.0

Pennsylvania

4.0 4.2 -0.2

Rhode Island

3.6 3.9 -0.3

South Carolina

2.9 3.2 -0.3

South Dakota

3.0 2.9 0.1

Tennessee

3.4 3.4 0.0

Texas

3.4 3.7 -0.3

Utah

2.7 3.1 -0.4

Vermont

2.2 2.6 -0.4

Virginia

2.7 2.8 -0.1

Washington

4.6 4.4 0.2

West Virginia

4.7 5.1 -0.4

Wisconsin

3.2 3.0 0.2

Wyoming

3.8 4.2 -0.4

Puerto Rico

7.6 8.4 -0.8