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

Michigan

4.2 3.8 -0.4 1

Tennessee

4.0 3.6 -0.4 1

Alabama

4.9 4.6 -0.3 3

North Carolina

4.5 4.2 -0.3 3

Florida

4.3 4.1 -0.2 5

Indiana

3.2 3.0 -0.2 5

Louisiana

5.7 5.5 -0.2 5

New Mexico

6.6 6.4 -0.2 5

North Dakota

2.5 2.3 -0.2 5

Texas

4.8 4.6 -0.2 5

Wyoming

4.1 3.9 -0.2 5

Georgia

4.9 4.8 -0.1 12

Idaho

3.2 3.1 -0.1 12

Maryland

4.2 4.1 -0.1 12

Missouri

3.9 3.8 -0.1 12

South Carolina

4.1 4.0 -0.1 12

Virginia

3.8 3.7 -0.1 12

Arizona

5.1 5.1 0.0 18

Arkansas

3.4 3.4 0.0 18

California

4.7 4.7 0.0 18

Colorado

2.3 2.3 0.0 18

Delaware

4.7 4.7 0.0 18

Hawaii

2.7 2.7 0.0 18

Kansas

3.7 3.7 0.0 18

Minnesota

3.7 3.7 0.0 18

Montana

3.9 3.9 0.0 18

Nebraska

2.9 2.9 0.0 18

Nevada

4.7 4.7 0.0 18

New Hampshire

2.9 2.9 0.0 18

New Jersey

4.1 4.1 0.0 18

Oklahoma

4.3 4.3 0.0 18

Pennsylvania

5.0 5.0 0.0 18

Vermont

3.2 3.2 0.0 18

Washington

4.5 4.5 0.0 18

Wisconsin

3.1 3.1 0.0 18

Alaska

6.7 6.8 0.1 36

Connecticut

4.9 5.0 0.1 36

Illinois

4.6 4.7 0.1 36

Iowa

3.1 3.2 0.1 36

Kentucky

5.0 5.1 0.1 36

Massachusetts

4.2 4.3 0.1 36

Mississippi

4.9 5.0 0.1 36

New York

4.4 4.5 0.1 36

Ohio

4.9 5.0 0.1 36

Oregon

3.6 3.7 0.1 36

Rhode Island

4.1 4.2 0.1 36

South Dakota

2.9 3.0 0.1 36

West Virginia

4.5 4.6 0.1 36

District of Columbia

6.0 6.2 0.2 49

Utah

3.2 3.4 0.2 49

Maine

3.2 3.5 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: July 21, 2017