Over-the-Month Change in Unemployment Rates for States, Seasonally Adjusted
State March 2019
rate
April 2019(p)
rate
Over-the-month
Change Rank

Louisiana

4.7 4.5 -0.2 1

Nevada

4.2 4.0 -0.2 1

New Jersey

4.1 3.9 -0.2 1

West Virginia

5.1 4.9 -0.2 1

Arizona

5.0 4.9 -0.1 5

Arkansas

3.7 3.6 -0.1 5

Colorado

3.5 3.4 -0.1 5

Connecticut

3.9 3.8 -0.1 5

Delaware

3.3 3.2 -0.1 5

Florida

3.5 3.4 -0.1 5

Georgia

3.9 3.8 -0.1 5

Idaho

2.9 2.8 -0.1 5

Maine

3.4 3.3 -0.1 5

Massachusetts

3.0 2.9 -0.1 5

Montana

3.7 3.6 -0.1 5

New Mexico

5.1 5.0 -0.1 5

Ohio

4.4 4.3 -0.1 5

Oregon

4.4 4.3 -0.1 5

Pennsylvania

3.9 3.8 -0.1 5

Rhode Island

3.8 3.7 -0.1 5

Texas

3.8 3.7 -0.1 5

Utah

3.0 2.9 -0.1 5

Vermont

2.3 2.2 -0.1 5

Wisconsin

2.9 2.8 -0.1 5

Wyoming

3.7 3.6 -0.1 5

Alaska

6.5 6.5 0.0 26

California

4.3 4.3 0.0 26

District of Columbia

5.6 5.6 0.0 26

Hawaii

2.8 2.8 0.0 26

Illinois

4.4 4.4 0.0 26

Indiana

3.6 3.6 0.0 26

Iowa

2.4 2.4 0.0 26

Kansas

3.5 3.5 0.0 26

Kentucky

4.0 4.0 0.0 26

Maryland

3.8 3.8 0.0 26

Mississippi

4.9 4.9 0.0 26

Missouri

3.3 3.3 0.0 26

New Hampshire

2.4 2.4 0.0 26

New York

3.9 3.9 0.0 26

North Carolina

4.0 4.0 0.0 26

North Dakota

2.3 2.3 0.0 26

Oklahoma

3.3 3.3 0.0 26

South Dakota

2.8 2.8 0.0 26

Tennessee

3.2 3.2 0.0 26

Virginia

2.9 2.9 0.0 26

Alabama

3.7 3.8 0.1 46

Michigan

4.0 4.1 0.1 46

Minnesota

3.2 3.3 0.1 46

Nebraska

2.8 2.9 0.1 46

Washington

4.6 4.7 0.1 46

South Carolina

3.2 3.4 0.2 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: May 17, 2019