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

Colorado

3.7 3.5 -0.2 1

Louisiana

4.9 4.7 -0.2 1

Ohio

4.6 4.4 -0.2 1

Wyoming

3.9 3.7 -0.2 1

Arizona

5.1 5.0 -0.1 5

Arkansas

3.8 3.7 -0.1 5

Delaware

3.4 3.3 -0.1 5

Kentucky

4.1 4.0 -0.1 5

Maine

3.5 3.4 -0.1 5

Montana

3.8 3.7 -0.1 5

Nevada

4.3 4.2 -0.1 5

North Dakota

2.4 2.3 -0.1 5

Pennsylvania

4.0 3.9 -0.1 5

Rhode Island

3.9 3.8 -0.1 5

South Dakota

2.9 2.8 -0.1 5

Vermont

2.4 2.3 -0.1 5

West Virginia

5.2 5.1 -0.1 5

Alabama

3.7 3.7 0.0 18

Alaska

6.5 6.5 0.0 18

Florida

3.5 3.5 0.0 18

Georgia

3.9 3.9 0.0 18

Idaho

2.9 2.9 0.0 18

Iowa

2.4 2.4 0.0 18

Massachusetts

3.0 3.0 0.0 18

Michigan

4.0 4.0 0.0 18

Nebraska

2.8 2.8 0.0 18

New Hampshire

2.4 2.4 0.0 18

New Mexico

5.1 5.1 0.0 18

Oklahoma

3.3 3.3 0.0 18

Oregon

4.4 4.4 0.0 18

South Carolina

3.2 3.2 0.0 18

Tennessee

3.2 3.2 0.0 18

Texas

3.8 3.8 0.0 18

Utah

3.0 3.0 0.0 18

Virginia

2.9 2.9 0.0 18

Wisconsin

2.9 2.9 0.0 18

California

4.2 4.3 0.1 37

Connecticut

3.8 3.9 0.1 37

District of Columbia

5.5 5.6 0.1 37

Hawaii

2.7 2.8 0.1 37

Illinois

4.3 4.4 0.1 37

Indiana

3.5 3.6 0.1 37

Kansas

3.4 3.5 0.1 37

Maryland

3.7 3.8 0.1 37

Minnesota

3.1 3.2 0.1 37

Mississippi

4.8 4.9 0.1 37

Missouri

3.2 3.3 0.1 37

New Jersey

4.0 4.1 0.1 37

New York

3.9 4.0 0.1 37

North Carolina

3.9 4.0 0.1 37

Washington

4.5 4.6 0.1 37

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: April 19, 2019