Over-the-Month Change in Unemployment Rates for States, Seasonally Adjusted
State March 2017
rate
April 2017(p)
rate
Over-the-month
Change Rank

Alabama

5.8 5.4 -0.4 1

Tennessee

5.1 4.7 -0.4 1

Colorado

2.6 2.3 -0.3 3

Florida

4.8 4.5 -0.3 3

Indiana

3.9 3.6 -0.3 3

Michigan

5.0 4.7 -0.3 3

Illinois

4.9 4.7 -0.2 7

North Carolina

4.9 4.7 -0.2 7

Wisconsin

3.4 3.2 -0.2 7

Wyoming

4.5 4.3 -0.2 7

Arkansas

3.6 3.5 -0.1 11

California

4.9 4.8 -0.1 11

Georgia

5.1 5.0 -0.1 11

Idaho

3.5 3.4 -0.1 11

Kansas

3.8 3.7 -0.1 11

Mississippi

5.1 5.0 -0.1 11

Nebraska

3.1 3.0 -0.1 11

Nevada

4.8 4.7 -0.1 11

New Jersey

4.2 4.1 -0.1 11

North Dakota

2.8 2.7 -0.1 11

Ohio

5.1 5.0 -0.1 11

Oregon

3.8 3.7 -0.1 11

South Carolina

4.4 4.3 -0.1 11

Washington

4.7 4.6 -0.1 11

West Virginia

4.9 4.8 -0.1 11

Arizona

5.0 5.0 0.0 26

Hawaii

2.7 2.7 0.0 26

Iowa

3.1 3.1 0.0 26

Maine

3.0 3.0 0.0 26

Minnesota

3.8 3.8 0.0 26

Missouri

3.9 3.9 0.0 26

Montana

3.8 3.8 0.0 26

New Hampshire

2.8 2.8 0.0 26

New Mexico

6.7 6.7 0.0 26

New York

4.3 4.3 0.0 26

Oklahoma

4.3 4.3 0.0 26

Rhode Island

4.3 4.3 0.0 26

South Dakota

2.8 2.8 0.0 26

Texas

5.0 5.0 0.0 26

Utah

3.1 3.1 0.0 26

Virginia

3.8 3.8 0.0 26

Connecticut

4.8 4.9 0.1 42

Delaware

4.5 4.6 0.1 42

District of Columbia

5.8 5.9 0.1 42

Kentucky

5.0 5.1 0.1 42

Louisiana

5.7 5.8 0.1 42

Maryland

4.2 4.3 0.1 42

Pennsylvania

4.8 4.9 0.1 42

Vermont

3.0 3.1 0.1 42

Alaska

6.4 6.6 0.2 50

Massachusetts

3.6 3.9 0.3 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 19, 2017