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Local Area Unemployment Statistics
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Over-the-Month Change in Unemployment Rates for States, Seasonally Adjusted
State September 2019
rate
October 2019(p)
rate
Over-the-month
Change Rank

South Carolina

2.9 2.6 -0.3 1

Alabama

3.0 2.8 -0.2 2

Utah

2.7 2.5 -0.2 2

Arizona

4.9 4.8 -0.1 4

California

4.0 3.9 -0.1 4

Colorado

2.7 2.6 -0.1 4

Georgia

3.5 3.4 -0.1 4

Kansas

3.2 3.1 -0.1 4

Kentucky

4.4 4.3 -0.1 4

Maine

2.9 2.8 -0.1 4

Maryland

3.7 3.6 -0.1 4

Michigan

4.2 4.1 -0.1 4

New Mexico

4.9 4.8 -0.1 4

North Carolina

4.1 4.0 -0.1 4

Virginia

2.7 2.6 -0.1 4

Washington

4.6 4.5 -0.1 4

Alaska

6.2 6.2 0.0 17

Arkansas

3.5 3.5 0.0 17

Connecticut

3.6 3.6 0.0 17

District of Columbia

5.4 5.4 0.0 17

Florida

3.2 3.2 0.0 17

Hawaii

2.7 2.7 0.0 17

Idaho

2.9 2.9 0.0 17

Illinois

3.9 3.9 0.0 17

Indiana

3.2 3.2 0.0 17

Massachusetts

2.9 2.9 0.0 17

Minnesota

3.2 3.2 0.0 17

Missouri

3.1 3.1 0.0 17

Nebraska

3.1 3.1 0.0 17

Nevada

4.1 4.1 0.0 17

North Dakota

2.5 2.5 0.0 17

Ohio

4.2 4.2 0.0 17

Oregon

4.1 4.1 0.0 17

Rhode Island

3.6 3.6 0.0 17

South Dakota

3.0 3.0 0.0 17

Tennessee

3.4 3.4 0.0 17

Texas

3.4 3.4 0.0 17

Vermont

2.2 2.2 0.0 17

Wyoming

3.8 3.8 0.0 17

Iowa

2.5 2.6 0.1 40

Mississippi

5.4 5.5 0.1 40

Montana

3.3 3.4 0.1 40

New Hampshire

2.5 2.6 0.1 40

New Jersey

3.1 3.2 0.1 40

New York

3.9 4.0 0.1 40

Oklahoma

3.2 3.3 0.1 40

West Virginia

4.7 4.8 0.1 40

Wisconsin

3.2 3.3 0.1 40

Delaware

3.5 3.7 0.2 49

Louisiana

4.3 4.5 0.2 49

Pennsylvania

4.0 4.2 0.2 49

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: November 19, 2019