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Local Area Unemployment Statistics
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Over-the-Month Change in Unemployment Rates for States, Seasonally Adjusted
State January 2020
rate
February 2020(p)
rate
Over-the-month
Change Rank

Alaska

6.0 5.8 -0.2 1

Michigan

3.8 3.6 -0.2 1

Delaware

4.0 3.9 -0.1 3

Idaho

2.8 2.7 -0.1 3

Illinois

3.5 3.4 -0.1 3

Kentucky

4.3 4.2 -0.1 3

Louisiana

5.3 5.2 -0.1 3

Minnesota

3.2 3.1 -0.1 3

Mississippi

5.5 5.4 -0.1 3

New York

3.8 3.7 -0.1 3

North Dakota

2.3 2.2 -0.1 3

Oklahoma

3.3 3.2 -0.1 3

South Dakota

3.4 3.3 -0.1 3

Virginia

2.7 2.6 -0.1 3

Washington

3.9 3.8 -0.1 3

West Virginia

5.0 4.9 -0.1 3

Alabama

2.7 2.7 0.0 17

Arizona

4.5 4.5 0.0 17

Arkansas

3.5 3.5 0.0 17

California

3.9 3.9 0.0 17

Colorado

2.5 2.5 0.0 17

District of Columbia

5.2 5.2 0.0 17

Florida

2.8 2.8 0.0 17

Georgia

3.1 3.1 0.0 17

Hawaii

2.7 2.7 0.0 17

Indiana

3.1 3.1 0.0 17

Iowa

2.8 2.8 0.0 17

Kansas

3.1 3.1 0.0 17

Maryland

3.3 3.3 0.0 17

Massachusetts

2.8 2.8 0.0 17

Missouri

3.5 3.5 0.0 17

Montana

3.5 3.5 0.0 17

Nebraska

2.9 2.9 0.0 17

Nevada

3.6 3.6 0.0 17

New Hampshire

2.6 2.6 0.0 17

New Jersey

3.8 3.8 0.0 17

New Mexico

4.8 4.8 0.0 17

North Carolina

3.6 3.6 0.0 17

Ohio

4.1 4.1 0.0 17

Oregon

3.3 3.3 0.0 17

Pennsylvania

4.7 4.7 0.0 17

Rhode Island

3.4 3.4 0.0 17

Texas

3.5 3.5 0.0 17

Utah

2.5 2.5 0.0 17

Vermont

2.4 2.4 0.0 17

Wisconsin

3.5 3.5 0.0 17

Wyoming

3.7 3.7 0.0 17

Connecticut

3.7 3.8 0.1 48

Maine

3.1 3.2 0.1 48

South Carolina

2.4 2.5 0.1 48

Tennessee

3.3 3.4 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: March 27, 2020