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

South Carolina

3.2 2.9 -0.3 1

Alabama

3.1 3.0 -0.1 2

Arizona

5.0 4.9 -0.1 2

California

4.1 4.0 -0.1 2

Colorado

2.8 2.7 -0.1 2

District of Columbia

5.5 5.4 -0.1 2

Florida

3.3 3.2 -0.1 2

Georgia

3.6 3.5 -0.1 2

Illinois

4.0 3.9 -0.1 2

Indiana

3.3 3.2 -0.1 2

Maryland

3.8 3.7 -0.1 2

Minnesota

3.3 3.2 -0.1 2

Missouri

3.2 3.1 -0.1 2

New Jersey

3.2 3.1 -0.1 2

New York

4.0 3.9 -0.1 2

North Carolina

4.2 4.1 -0.1 2

Tennessee

3.5 3.4 -0.1 2

Utah

2.8 2.7 -0.1 2

Virginia

2.8 2.7 -0.1 2

Alaska

6.2 6.2 0.0 20

Connecticut

3.6 3.6 0.0 20

Hawaii

2.7 2.7 0.0 20

Idaho

2.9 2.9 0.0 20

Iowa

2.5 2.5 0.0 20

Kansas

3.2 3.2 0.0 20

Kentucky

4.4 4.4 0.0 20

Louisiana

4.3 4.3 0.0 20

Maine

2.9 2.9 0.0 20

Massachusetts

2.9 2.9 0.0 20

Michigan

4.2 4.2 0.0 20

Montana

3.3 3.3 0.0 20

Nebraska

3.1 3.1 0.0 20

Nevada

4.1 4.1 0.0 20

New Hampshire

2.5 2.5 0.0 20

New Mexico

4.9 4.9 0.0 20

Oklahoma

3.2 3.2 0.0 20

Rhode Island

3.6 3.6 0.0 20

Texas

3.4 3.4 0.0 20

Washington

4.6 4.6 0.0 20

Arkansas

3.4 3.5 0.1 40

Delaware

3.4 3.5 0.1 40

North Dakota

2.4 2.5 0.1 40

Ohio

4.1 4.2 0.1 40

Oregon

4.0 4.1 0.1 40

Pennsylvania

3.9 4.0 0.1 40

South Dakota

2.9 3.0 0.1 40

Vermont

2.1 2.2 0.1 40

West Virginia

4.6 4.7 0.1 40

Wisconsin

3.1 3.2 0.1 40

Wyoming

3.7 3.8 0.1 40

Mississippi

5.2 5.4 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 18, 2019