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State unemployment rates, seasonally adjusted

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

Alabama

2.8 3.8 -1.0

Alaska

6.2 6.5 -0.3

Arizona

4.8 4.9 -0.1

Arkansas

3.5 3.7 -0.2

California

3.9 4.1 -0.2

Colorado

2.6 3.6 -1.0

Connecticut

3.6 3.8 -0.2

Delaware

3.7 3.6 0.1

District of Columbia

5.4 5.3 0.1

Florida

3.2 3.3 -0.1

Georgia

3.4 3.7 -0.3

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

2.6 2.4 0.2

Kansas

3.1 3.3 -0.2

Kentucky

4.3 4.3 0.0

Louisiana

4.5 4.9 -0.4

Maine

2.8 3.5 -0.7

Maryland

3.6 3.7 -0.1

Massachusetts

2.9 3.1 -0.2

Michigan

4.1 4.0 0.1

Minnesota

3.2 2.8 0.4

Mississippi

5.5 4.7 0.8

Missouri

3.1 3.0 0.1

Montana

3.4 3.7 -0.3

Nebraska

3.1 2.7 0.4

Nevada

4.1 4.4 -0.3

New Hampshire

2.6 2.4 0.2

New Jersey

3.2 3.9 -0.7

New Mexico

4.8 5.0 -0.2

New York

4.0 3.8 0.2

North Carolina

4.0 3.7 0.3

North Dakota

2.5 2.6 -0.1

Ohio

4.2 4.6 -0.4

Oklahoma

3.3 3.1 0.2

Oregon

4.1 4.2 -0.1

Pennsylvania

4.2 4.2 0.0

Rhode Island

3.6 4.0 -0.4

South Carolina

2.6 3.2 -0.6

South Dakota

3.0 2.9 0.1

Tennessee

3.4 3.3 0.1

Texas

3.4 3.7 -0.3

Utah

2.5 3.2 -0.7

Vermont

2.2 2.6 -0.4

Virginia

2.6 2.8 -0.2

Washington

4.5 4.4 0.1

West Virginia

4.8 5.1 -0.3

Wisconsin

3.3 3.0 0.3

Wyoming

3.8 4.2 -0.4

Puerto Rico

7.7 8.3 -0.6