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Local Area Unemployment Statistics
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Over-the-Month Change in Unemployment Rates for States, Seasonally Adjusted
State November 2019
rate
December 2019(p)
rate
Over-the-month
Change Rank

Nevada

4.0 3.8 -0.2 1

Oregon

3.9 3.7 -0.2 1

Arizona

4.7 4.6 -0.1 3

Colorado

2.6 2.5 -0.1 3

Florida

3.1 3.0 -0.1 3

Georgia

3.3 3.2 -0.1 3

Illinois

3.8 3.7 -0.1 3

Kentucky

4.4 4.3 -0.1 3

Maryland

3.6 3.5 -0.1 3

Massachusetts

2.9 2.8 -0.1 3

Michigan

4.0 3.9 -0.1 3

New Mexico

4.8 4.7 -0.1 3

North Carolina

3.8 3.7 -0.1 3

North Dakota

2.5 2.4 -0.1 3

South Carolina

2.4 2.3 -0.1 3

Utah

2.4 2.3 -0.1 3

Washington

4.4 4.3 -0.1 3

Alabama

2.7 2.7 0.0 18

Alaska

6.1 6.1 0.0 18

Arkansas

3.6 3.6 0.0 18

California

3.9 3.9 0.0 18

Connecticut

3.7 3.7 0.0 18

District of Columbia

5.3 5.3 0.0 18

Hawaii

2.6 2.6 0.0 18

Idaho

2.9 2.9 0.0 18

Indiana

3.2 3.2 0.0 18

Minnesota

3.3 3.3 0.0 18

Montana

3.4 3.4 0.0 18

Nebraska

3.1 3.1 0.0 18

New Hampshire

2.6 2.6 0.0 18

New York

4.0 4.0 0.0 18

Ohio

4.2 4.2 0.0 18

Oklahoma

3.4 3.4 0.0 18

Rhode Island

3.5 3.5 0.0 18

Tennessee

3.3 3.3 0.0 18

Vermont

2.3 2.3 0.0 18

Virginia

2.6 2.6 0.0 18

Wyoming

3.7 3.7 0.0 18

Delaware

3.8 3.9 0.1 39

Iowa

2.6 2.7 0.1 39

Kansas

3.1 3.2 0.1 39

Maine

2.8 2.9 0.1 39

Mississippi

5.6 5.7 0.1 39

New Jersey

3.4 3.5 0.1 39

South Dakota

3.1 3.2 0.1 39

Texas

3.4 3.5 0.1 39

West Virginia

4.9 5.0 0.1 39

Wisconsin

3.3 3.4 0.1 39

Louisiana

4.7 4.9 0.2 49

Missouri

3.1 3.3 0.2 49

Pennsylvania

4.3 4.5 0.2 49

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: January 24, 2020