Over-the-Month Change in Unemployment Rates for States, Seasonally Adjusted
State October 2016
rate
November 2016(p)
rate
Over-the-month
Change Rank

Connecticut

5.1 4.7 -0.4 1

Massachusetts

3.3 2.9 -0.4 1

Missouri

5.1 4.7 -0.4 1

Colorado

3.5 3.2 -0.3 4

Iowa

4.1 3.8 -0.3 4

Kentucky

5.1 4.8 -0.3 4

Montana

4.3 4.0 -0.3 4

Nevada

5.5 5.2 -0.3 4

New Jersey

5.3 5.0 -0.3 4

Oregon

5.3 5.0 -0.3 4

South Carolina

4.7 4.4 -0.3 4

Arizona

5.2 5.0 -0.2 12

California

5.5 5.3 -0.2 12

Hawaii

3.2 3.0 -0.2 12

Indiana

4.4 4.2 -0.2 12

Minnesota

4.0 3.8 -0.2 12

Mississippi

5.9 5.7 -0.2 12

Rhode Island

5.5 5.3 -0.2 12

Wyoming

5.1 4.9 -0.2 12

Alaska

6.9 6.8 -0.1 20

District of Columbia

6.1 6.0 -0.1 20

Kansas

4.4 4.3 -0.1 20

Louisiana

6.3 6.2 -0.1 20

New Hampshire

2.8 2.7 -0.1 20

New York

5.2 5.1 -0.1 20

North Dakota

3.0 2.9 -0.1 20

Oklahoma

5.2 5.1 -0.1 20

Pennsylvania

5.8 5.7 -0.1 20

South Dakota

2.8 2.7 -0.1 20

Texas

4.7 4.6 -0.1 20

Utah

3.2 3.1 -0.1 20

Vermont

3.3 3.2 -0.1 20

Washington

5.4 5.3 -0.1 20

Arkansas

4.0 4.0 0.0 34

Delaware

4.3 4.3 0.0 34

Idaho

3.8 3.8 0.0 34

Illinois

5.6 5.6 0.0 34

Maine

4.0 4.0 0.0 34

Maryland

4.2 4.2 0.0 34

New Mexico

6.7 6.7 0.0 34

Ohio

4.9 4.9 0.0 34

Tennessee

4.8 4.8 0.0 34

West Virginia

6.0 6.0 0.0 34

Wisconsin

4.1 4.1 0.0 34

Florida

4.8 4.9 0.1 45

Georgia

5.2 5.3 0.1 45

Nebraska

3.3 3.4 0.1 45

North Carolina

4.9 5.0 0.1 45

Virginia

4.1 4.2 0.1 45

Alabama

5.7 5.9 0.2 50

Michigan

4.7 4.9 0.2 50

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: December 16, 2016