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State unemployment rates, seasonally adjusted

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Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
State unemployment rates, August 2020, seasonally adjusted
State August 2020 unemployment rate August 2019 unemployment rate 12-month change

Alabama

5.6 2.8 2.8

Alaska

7.4 6.2 1.2

Arizona

5.9 4.6 1.3

Arkansas

7.4 3.6 3.8

California

11.4 3.9 7.5

Colorado

6.7 2.6 4.1

Connecticut

8.1 3.7 4.4

Delaware

8.9 3.9 5.0

District of Columbia

8.5 5.3 3.2

Florida

7.4 3.0 4.4

Georgia

5.6 3.3 2.3

Hawaii

12.5 2.7 9.8

Idaho

4.2 2.9 1.3

Illinois

11.0 3.8 7.2

Indiana

6.4 3.2 3.2

Iowa

6.0 2.8 3.2

Kansas

6.9 3.1 3.8

Kentucky

7.6 4.3 3.3

Louisiana

7.6 4.9 2.7

Maine

6.9 2.9 4.0

Maryland

6.9 3.6 3.3

Massachusetts

11.3 2.8 8.5

Michigan

8.7 4.0 4.7

Minnesota

7.4 3.2 4.2

Mississippi

7.9 5.5 2.4

Missouri

7.0 3.2 3.8

Montana

5.6 3.5 2.1

Nebraska

4.0 3.1 0.9

Nevada

13.2 3.8 9.4

New Hampshire

6.5 2.6 3.9

New Jersey

10.9 3.5 7.4

New Mexico

11.3 4.8 6.5

New York

12.5 3.9 8.6

North Carolina

6.5 3.8 2.7

North Dakota

5.0 2.4 2.6

Ohio

8.9 4.2 4.7

Oklahoma

5.7 3.3 2.4

Oregon

7.7 3.6 4.1

Pennsylvania

10.3 4.5 5.8

Rhode Island

12.8 3.5 9.3

South Carolina

6.3 2.5 3.8

South Dakota

4.8 3.3 1.5

Tennessee

8.5 3.4 5.1

Texas

6.8 3.5 3.3

Utah

4.1 2.5 1.6

Vermont

4.8 2.4 2.4

Virginia

6.1 2.7 3.4

Washington

8.5 4.2 4.3

West Virginia

8.9 4.9 4.0

Wisconsin

6.2 3.4 2.8

Wyoming

6.6 3.7 2.9

Puerto Rico

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