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

Illinois

4.6 4.4 -0.2 1

New Mexico

5.6 5.4 -0.2 1

South Carolina

4.4 4.2 -0.2 1

California

4.3 4.2 -0.1 4

Colorado

3.0 2.9 -0.1 4

Delaware

4.3 4.2 -0.1 4

Georgia

4.4 4.3 -0.1 4

Hawaii

2.1 2.0 -0.1 4

Montana

4.1 4.0 -0.1 4

New Jersey

4.6 4.5 -0.1 4

North Carolina

4.5 4.4 -0.1 4

Ohio

4.4 4.3 -0.1 4

Pennsylvania

4.8 4.7 -0.1 4

Virginia

3.4 3.3 -0.1 4

Wisconsin

2.9 2.8 -0.1 4

Wyoming

3.9 3.8 -0.1 4

Alabama

3.8 3.8 0.0 17

Alaska

7.3 7.3 0.0 17

Arizona

4.9 4.9 0.0 17

Arkansas

3.8 3.8 0.0 17

Connecticut

4.5 4.5 0.0 17

District of Columbia

5.6 5.6 0.0 17

Florida

3.9 3.9 0.0 17

Idaho

2.9 2.9 0.0 17

Indiana

3.2 3.2 0.0 17

Iowa

2.8 2.8 0.0 17

Kansas

3.4 3.4 0.0 17

Kentucky

4.0 4.0 0.0 17

Maine

2.7 2.7 0.0 17

Maryland

4.3 4.3 0.0 17

Massachusetts

3.5 3.5 0.0 17

Michigan

4.7 4.7 0.0 17

Minnesota

3.2 3.2 0.0 17

Missouri

3.6 3.6 0.0 17

Nebraska

2.8 2.8 0.0 17

Nevada

4.9 4.9 0.0 17

New Hampshire

2.6 2.6 0.0 17

New York

4.6 4.6 0.0 17

North Dakota

2.6 2.6 0.0 17

Oklahoma

4.0 4.0 0.0 17

Oregon

4.1 4.1 0.0 17

Rhode Island

4.5 4.5 0.0 17

South Dakota

3.4 3.4 0.0 17

Tennessee

3.4 3.4 0.0 17

Utah

3.1 3.1 0.0 17

Vermont

2.8 2.8 0.0 17

West Virginia

5.4 5.4 0.0 17

Louisiana

4.4 4.5 0.1 48

Mississippi

4.5 4.6 0.1 48

Texas

4.0 4.1 0.1 48

Washington

4.7 4.8 0.1 48

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 18, 2018