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Local Area Unemployment Statistics
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Over-the-Month Change in Unemployment Rates for States

Over-the-Month Change in Unemployment Rates for States, Seasonally Adjusted
State August 2021
rate
September 2021(p)
rate
Over-the-month
Change Rank

Rhode Island

5.8 5.2 -0.6 1

Arizona

6.2 5.7 -0.5 2

Connecticut

7.2 6.8 -0.4 3

Hawaii

7.0 6.6 -0.4 3

Louisiana

6.2 5.8 -0.4 3

Wyoming

4.9 4.5 -0.4 3

Colorado

5.9 5.6 -0.3 7

Georgia

3.5 3.2 -0.3 7

New Mexico

7.2 6.9 -0.3 7

New York

7.4 7.1 -0.3 7

Oklahoma

3.3 3.0 -0.3 7

Oregon

5.0 4.7 -0.3 7

Texas

5.9 5.6 -0.3 7

Arkansas

4.2 4.0 -0.2 14

District of Columbia

6.7 6.5 -0.2 14

Illinois

7.0 6.8 -0.2 14

Mississippi

6.0 5.8 -0.2 14

Missouri

4.0 3.8 -0.2 14

Montana

3.5 3.3 -0.2 14

Nebraska

2.2 2.0 -0.2 14

Nevada

7.7 7.5 -0.2 14

Pennsylvania

6.4 6.2 -0.2 14

Tennessee

4.6 4.4 -0.2 14

Virginia

4.0 3.8 -0.2 14

Washington

5.1 4.9 -0.2 14

West Virginia

4.8 4.6 -0.2 14

Alaska

6.4 6.3 -0.1 27

Delaware

5.4 5.3 -0.1 27

Florida

5.0 4.9 -0.1 27

Indiana

4.1 4.0 -0.1 27

Iowa

4.1 4.0 -0.1 27

Maine

4.9 4.8 -0.1 27

Maryland

6.0 5.9 -0.1 27

Michigan

4.7 4.6 -0.1 27

Minnesota

3.8 3.7 -0.1 27

New Hampshire

3.0 2.9 -0.1 27

New Jersey

7.2 7.1 -0.1 27

North Carolina

4.3 4.2 -0.1 27

North Dakota

3.6 3.5 -0.1 27

South Carolina

4.2 4.1 -0.1 27

Utah

2.5 2.4 -0.1 27

Vermont

3.0 2.9 -0.1 27

Alabama

3.1 3.1 0.0 43

California

7.5 7.5 0.0 43

Idaho

2.9 2.9 0.0 43

Kentucky

4.3 4.3 0.0 43

Ohio

5.4 5.4 0.0 43

South Dakota

2.9 2.9 0.0 43

Wisconsin

3.9 3.9 0.0 43

Kansas

3.8 3.9 0.1 50

Massachusetts

5.0 5.2 0.2 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: October 22, 2021