State unemployment rates, seasonally adjusted

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Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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State unemployment rates, May 2018, seasonally adjusted
State May 2018 unemployment rate May 2017 unemployment rate 12-month change

Alabama

3.9 4.6 -0.7

Alaska

7.2 7.1 0.1

Arizona

4.7 4.9 -0.2

Arkansas

3.8 3.6 0.2

California

4.2 4.9 -0.7

Colorado

2.8 2.6 0.2

Connecticut

4.5 4.7 -0.2

Delaware

4.0 4.6 -0.6

District of Columbia

5.6 6.2 -0.6

Florida

3.8 4.2 -0.4

Georgia

4.2 4.8 -0.6

Hawaii

2.0 2.4 -0.4

Idaho

2.9 3.2 -0.3

Illinois

4.3 4.9 -0.6

Indiana

3.2 3.5 -0.3

Iowa

2.7 3.2 -0.5

Kansas

3.4 3.6 -0.2

Kentucky

4.1 5.1 -1.0

Louisiana

4.6 5.3 -0.7

Maine

2.8 3.4 -0.6

Maryland

4.3 4.1 0.2

Massachusetts

3.5 3.8 -0.3

Michigan

4.6 4.4 0.2

Minnesota

3.1 3.5 -0.4

Mississippi

4.7 5.3 -0.6

Missouri

3.6 3.7 -0.1

Montana

3.9 4.0 -0.1

Nebraska

2.8 2.9 -0.1

Nevada

4.8 5.1 -0.3

New Hampshire

2.7 2.7 0.0

New Jersey

4.4 4.5 -0.1

New Mexico

5.1 6.2 -1.1

New York

4.5 4.7 -0.2

North Carolina

4.3 4.5 -0.2

North Dakota

2.6 2.5 0.1

Ohio

4.3 5.1 -0.8

Oklahoma

4.0 4.3 -0.3

Oregon

4.1 4.1 0.0

Pennsylvania

4.5 4.9 -0.4

Rhode Island

4.4 4.4 0.0

South Carolina

4.0 4.2 -0.2

South Dakota

3.3 3.3 0.0

Tennessee

3.5 3.8 -0.3

Texas

4.1 4.4 -0.3

Utah

3.0 3.3 -0.3

Vermont

2.8 3.1 -0.3

Virginia

3.2 3.8 -0.6

Washington

4.7 4.8 -0.1

West Virginia

5.4 5.0 0.4

Wisconsin

2.8 3.3 -0.5

Wyoming

3.7 4.0 -0.3

Puerto Rico

9.6 10.5 -0.9