Over-the-Month Change in Unemployment Rates for States, Seasonally Adjusted
State November 2018
rate
December 2018(p)
rate
Over-the-month
Change Rank

Alabama

4.0 3.9 -0.1 1

Connecticut

4.1 4.0 -0.1 1

Delaware

3.8 3.7 -0.1 1

District of Columbia

5.6 5.5 -0.1 1

Kentucky

4.5 4.4 -0.1 1

Louisiana

5.0 4.9 -0.1 1

Maryland

4.0 3.9 -0.1 1

Massachusetts

3.4 3.3 -0.1 1

North Dakota

2.8 2.7 -0.1 1

Oklahoma

3.3 3.2 -0.1 1

South Dakota

3.0 2.9 -0.1 1

West Virginia

5.2 5.1 -0.1 1

Alaska

6.3 6.3 0.0 13

Arkansas

3.6 3.6 0.0 13

Florida

3.3 3.3 0.0 13

Idaho

2.6 2.6 0.0 13

Indiana

3.6 3.6 0.0 13

Iowa

2.4 2.4 0.0 13

Maine

3.4 3.4 0.0 13

Minnesota

2.8 2.8 0.0 13

Mississippi

4.7 4.7 0.0 13

Montana

3.7 3.7 0.0 13

Nebraska

2.8 2.8 0.0 13

Nevada

4.4 4.4 0.0 13

New Hampshire

2.5 2.5 0.0 13

New Jersey

4.0 4.0 0.0 13

New York

3.9 3.9 0.0 13

North Carolina

3.6 3.6 0.0 13

Ohio

4.6 4.6 0.0 13

Pennsylvania

4.2 4.2 0.0 13

South Carolina

3.3 3.3 0.0 13

Tennessee

3.6 3.6 0.0 13

Texas

3.7 3.7 0.0 13

Utah

3.2 3.2 0.0 13

Vermont

2.7 2.7 0.0 13

Virginia

2.8 2.8 0.0 13

Washington

4.3 4.3 0.0 13

Wisconsin

3.0 3.0 0.0 13

Wyoming

4.1 4.1 0.0 13

Arizona

4.7 4.8 0.1 40

California

4.1 4.2 0.1 40

Georgia

3.5 3.6 0.1 40

Hawaii

2.4 2.5 0.1 40

Illinois

4.2 4.3 0.1 40

Kansas

3.2 3.3 0.1 40

Michigan

3.9 4.0 0.1 40

Missouri

3.0 3.1 0.1 40

New Mexico

4.6 4.7 0.1 40

Rhode Island

3.8 3.9 0.1 40

Colorado

3.3 3.5 0.2 50

Oregon

3.9 4.1 0.2 50

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 18, 2019