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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 July 2022
rate
August 2022(p)
rate
Over-the-month
Change Rank

Louisiana

3.7 3.5 -0.2 1

District of Columbia

5.2 5.1 -0.1 2

Michigan

4.2 4.1 -0.1 2

New Mexico

4.5 4.4 -0.1 2

Pennsylvania

4.3 4.2 -0.1 2

South Carolina

3.2 3.1 -0.1 2

Virginia

2.7 2.6 -0.1 2

Alabama

2.6 2.6 0.0 8

Florida

2.7 2.7 0.0 8

Georgia

2.8 2.8 0.0 8

Mississippi

3.6 3.6 0.0 8

Missouri

2.5 2.5 0.0 8

Nevada

4.4 4.4 0.0 8

New Hampshire

2.0 2.0 0.0 8

North Dakota

2.3 2.3 0.0 8

South Dakota

2.3 2.3 0.0 8

Utah

2.0 2.0 0.0 8

Vermont

2.1 2.1 0.0 8

Washington

3.7 3.7 0.0 8

Alaska

4.5 4.6 0.1 20

Arkansas

3.3 3.4 0.1 20

Colorado

3.3 3.4 0.1 20

Delaware

4.4 4.5 0.1 20

Hawaii

4.0 4.1 0.1 20

Idaho

2.6 2.7 0.1 20

Illinois

4.4 4.5 0.1 20

Iowa

2.5 2.6 0.1 20

Kansas

2.4 2.5 0.1 20

Kentucky

3.7 3.8 0.1 20

Massachusetts

3.5 3.6 0.1 20

Minnesota

1.8 1.9 0.1 20

Montana

2.7 2.8 0.1 20

Nebraska

2.0 2.1 0.1 20

North Carolina

3.4 3.5 0.1 20

Ohio

3.9 4.0 0.1 20

Rhode Island

2.7 2.8 0.1 20

Tennessee

3.3 3.4 0.1 20

Texas

4.0 4.1 0.1 20

Wisconsin

3.0 3.1 0.1 20

Wyoming

3.0 3.1 0.1 20

Arizona

3.3 3.5 0.2 41

California

3.9 4.1 0.2 41

Indiana

2.6 2.8 0.2 41

Oklahoma

2.9 3.1 0.2 41

Oregon

3.5 3.7 0.2 41

West Virginia

3.7 3.9 0.2 41

Maine

2.8 3.1 0.3 47

New Jersey

3.7 4.0 0.3 47

Connecticut

3.7 4.1 0.4 49

Maryland

3.9 4.3 0.4 49

New York

4.3 4.7 0.4 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: September 16, 2022