State unemployment rates, seasonally adjusted

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

Alabama

4.1 4.0 0.1

Alaska

6.7 7.2 -0.5

Arizona

4.6 4.7 -0.1

Arkansas

3.6 3.7 -0.1

California

4.2 4.6 -0.4

Colorado

2.9 2.9 0.0

Connecticut

4.3 4.5 -0.2

Delaware

3.9 4.6 -0.7

District of Columbia

5.6 6.1 -0.5

Florida

3.7 4.0 -0.3

Georgia

3.8 4.5 -0.7

Hawaii

2.1 2.2 -0.1

Idaho

2.8 3.1 -0.3

Illinois

4.1 5.0 -0.9

Indiana

3.5 3.6 -0.1

Iowa

2.5 3.0 -0.5

Kansas

3.3 3.6 -0.3

Kentucky

4.4 4.9 -0.5

Louisiana

5.0 4.9 0.1

Maine

3.2 3.4 -0.2

Maryland

4.2 4.0 0.2

Massachusetts

3.6 3.6 0.0

Michigan

4.1 4.6 -0.5

Minnesota

2.9 3.4 -0.5

Mississippi

4.8 5.0 -0.2

Missouri

3.3 3.6 -0.3

Montana

3.6 4.1 -0.5

Nebraska

2.8 2.9 -0.1

Nevada

4.5 4.9 -0.4

New Hampshire

2.7 2.7 0.0

New Jersey

4.2 4.7 -0.5

New Mexico

4.6 6.0 -1.4

New York

4.2 4.7 -0.5

North Carolina

3.9 4.4 -0.5

North Dakota

2.6 2.6 0.0

Ohio

4.6 5.0 -0.4

Oklahoma

3.7 4.2 -0.5

Oregon

3.8 4.2 -0.4

Pennsylvania

4.1 4.8 -0.7

Rhode Island

4.0 4.4 -0.4

South Carolina

3.4 4.2 -0.8

South Dakota

3.0 3.4 -0.4

Tennessee

3.6 3.4 0.2

Texas

3.9 4.0 -0.1

Utah

3.1 3.2 -0.1

Vermont

2.8 3.0 -0.2

Virginia

3.0 3.7 -0.7

Washington

4.5 4.8 -0.3

West Virginia

5.3 5.2 0.1

Wisconsin

3.0 3.3 -0.3

Wyoming

3.9 4.1 -0.2

Puerto Rico

8.8 10.4 -1.6