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Local Area Unemployment Statistics
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Over-the-Year Change in Unemployment Rates for States, Seasonally Adjusted
State June 2019
rate
June 2020(p)
rate
Over-the-year
Change Rank

Kentucky

4.3 4.3 0.0 1

Utah

2.6 5.1 2.5 2

Idaho

2.9 5.6 2.7 3

District of Columbia

5.4 8.6 3.2 4

Mississippi

5.4 8.7 3.3 5

New Mexico

4.9 8.3 3.4 6

Oklahoma

3.2 6.6 3.4 6

Montana

3.5 7.1 3.6 8

Nebraska

3.1 6.7 3.6 8

North Carolina

4.0 7.6 3.6 8

Maine

2.9 6.6 3.7 11

North Dakota

2.4 6.1 3.7 11

South Dakota

3.3 7.2 3.9 13

Wyoming

3.6 7.6 4.0 14

Georgia

3.5 7.6 4.1 15

Arkansas

3.6 8.0 4.4 16

Kansas

3.1 7.5 4.4 16

Maryland

3.6 8.0 4.4 16

Alabama

2.9 7.5 4.6 19

Missouri

3.1 7.9 4.8 20

Louisiana

4.6 9.7 5.1 21

Wisconsin

3.4 8.5 5.1 21

Arizona

4.8 10.0 5.2 23

Texas

3.4 8.6 5.2 23

Iowa

2.7 8.0 5.3 25

Minnesota

3.2 8.6 5.4 26

Washington

4.3 9.8 5.5 27

Virginia

2.8 8.4 5.6 28

West Virginia

4.7 10.4 5.7 29

South Carolina

2.9 8.7 5.8 30

Connecticut

3.7 9.8 6.1 31

Alaska

6.2 12.4 6.2 32

Tennessee

3.4 9.7 6.3 33

Ohio

4.1 10.9 6.8 34

Vermont

2.4 9.4 7.0 35

Florida

3.2 10.4 7.2 36

Oregon

3.8 11.2 7.4 37

Colorado

2.7 10.5 7.8 38

Indiana

3.3 11.2 7.9 39

Pennsylvania

4.3 13.0 8.7 40

Delaware

3.7 12.5 8.8 41

Rhode Island

3.6 12.4 8.8 41

New Hampshire

2.5 11.8 9.3 43

Illinois

4.0 14.6 10.6 44

Michigan

4.2 14.8 10.6 44

California

4.0 14.9 10.9 46

Nevada

3.9 15.0 11.1 47

Hawaii

2.7 13.9 11.2 48

New York

3.9 15.7 11.8 49

New Jersey

3.3 16.6 13.3 50

Massachusetts

2.9 17.4 14.5 51

Footnotes
(p) Preliminary

Note: Rates shown are a percentage of the labor force. Data refer to place of residence. Estimates for the current month are subject to revision the following month.

 

Last Modified Date: July 17, 2020