Over-the-Month Change in Unemployment Rates for States, Seasonally Adjusted
State September 2018
rate
October 2018(p)
rate
Over-the-month
Change Rank

North Carolina

3.8 3.6 -0.2 1

Alaska

6.5 6.4 -0.1 2

Delaware

4.0 3.9 -0.1 2

District of Columbia

5.7 5.6 -0.1 2

Florida

3.5 3.4 -0.1 2

Georgia

3.7 3.6 -0.1 2

Iowa

2.5 2.4 -0.1 2

Maryland

4.2 4.1 -0.1 2

Massachusetts

3.6 3.5 -0.1 2

Michigan

4.0 3.9 -0.1 2

Mississippi

4.8 4.7 -0.1 2

Missouri

3.2 3.1 -0.1 2

Nevada

4.5 4.4 -0.1 2

New Hampshire

2.7 2.6 -0.1 2

New Jersey

4.2 4.1 -0.1 2

New York

4.1 4.0 -0.1 2

Oklahoma

3.5 3.4 -0.1 2

Rhode Island

3.9 3.8 -0.1 2

Texas

3.8 3.7 -0.1 2

Vermont

2.9 2.8 -0.1 2

Washington

4.4 4.3 -0.1 2

Alabama

4.1 4.1 0.0 22

Arkansas

3.5 3.5 0.0 22

California

4.1 4.1 0.0 22

Connecticut

4.2 4.2 0.0 22

Idaho

2.7 2.7 0.0 22

Indiana

3.5 3.5 0.0 22

Kansas

3.3 3.3 0.0 22

Kentucky

4.5 4.5 0.0 22

Louisiana

5.0 5.0 0.0 22

Minnesota

2.8 2.8 0.0 22

Nebraska

2.8 2.8 0.0 22

New Mexico

4.6 4.6 0.0 22

Ohio

4.6 4.6 0.0 22

Oregon

3.8 3.8 0.0 22

Pennsylvania

4.1 4.1 0.0 22

South Carolina

3.3 3.3 0.0 22

South Dakota

3.0 3.0 0.0 22

Utah

3.2 3.2 0.0 22

Virginia

2.9 2.9 0.0 22

West Virginia

5.2 5.2 0.0 22

Wisconsin

3.0 3.0 0.0 22

Wyoming

4.1 4.1 0.0 22

Arizona

4.6 4.7 0.1 44

Colorado

3.1 3.2 0.1 44

Hawaii

2.2 2.3 0.1 44

Illinois

4.1 4.2 0.1 44

Maine

3.3 3.4 0.1 44

Montana

3.6 3.7 0.1 44

North Dakota

2.7 2.8 0.1 44

Tennessee

3.6 3.7 0.1 44

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: November 16, 2018