Over-the-Month Change in Unemployment Rates for States, Seasonally Adjusted
State November 2016
rate
December 2016(p)
rate
Over-the-month
Change Rank

Oregon

5.0 4.6 -0.4 1

Connecticut

4.7 4.4 -0.3 2

Missouri

4.7 4.4 -0.3 2

New Jersey

5.0 4.7 -0.3 2

Rhode Island

5.3 5.0 -0.3 2

Arizona

5.0 4.8 -0.2 6

Colorado

3.2 3.0 -0.2 6

District of Columbia

6.0 5.8 -0.2 6

Indiana

4.2 4.0 -0.2 6

Iowa

3.8 3.6 -0.2 6

Maine

4.0 3.8 -0.2 6

New York

5.1 4.9 -0.2 6

Alaska

6.8 6.7 -0.1 13

Arkansas

4.0 3.9 -0.1 13

California

5.3 5.2 -0.1 13

Hawaii

3.0 2.9 -0.1 13

Idaho

3.8 3.7 -0.1 13

Kansas

4.3 4.2 -0.1 13

Louisiana

6.2 6.1 -0.1 13

Massachusetts

2.9 2.8 -0.1 13

Mississippi

5.7 5.6 -0.1 13

Nevada

5.2 5.1 -0.1 13

New Hampshire

2.7 2.6 -0.1 13

New Mexico

6.7 6.6 -0.1 13

Oklahoma

5.1 5.0 -0.1 13

Pennsylvania

5.7 5.6 -0.1 13

South Carolina

4.4 4.3 -0.1 13

Vermont

3.2 3.1 -0.1 13

Virginia

4.2 4.1 -0.1 13

Washington

5.3 5.2 -0.1 13

West Virginia

6.0 5.9 -0.1 13

Wisconsin

4.1 4.0 -0.1 13

Wyoming

4.9 4.8 -0.1 13

Delaware

4.3 4.3 0.0 34

Florida

4.9 4.9 0.0 34

Kentucky

4.8 4.8 0.0 34

Maryland

4.2 4.2 0.0 34

Montana

4.0 4.0 0.0 34

Nebraska

3.4 3.4 0.0 34

North Dakota

3.0 3.0 0.0 34

Ohio

4.9 4.9 0.0 34

Texas

4.6 4.6 0.0 34

Utah

3.1 3.1 0.0 34

Georgia

5.3 5.4 0.1 44

Illinois

5.6 5.7 0.1 44

Michigan

4.9 5.0 0.1 44

Minnesota

3.8 3.9 0.1 44

North Carolina

5.0 5.1 0.1 44

South Dakota

2.7 2.8 0.1 44

Tennessee

4.8 4.9 0.1 44

Alabama

5.9 6.2 0.3 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: January 24, 2017