Unemployment Rates for States, Seasonally Adjusted
State August 2018(p)
rate
Rank

Hawaii

2.1 1

Iowa

2.5 2

North Dakota

2.6 3

New Hampshire

2.7 4

Idaho

2.8 5

Nebraska

2.8 5

Vermont

2.8 5

Colorado

2.9 8

Minnesota

2.9 8

South Dakota

3.0 10

Virginia

3.0 10

Wisconsin

3.0 10

Utah

3.1 13

Maine

3.2 14

Kansas

3.3 15

Missouri

3.3 15

South Carolina

3.4 17

Indiana

3.5 18

Arkansas

3.6 19

Massachusetts

3.6 19

Montana

3.6 19

Tennessee

3.6 19

Florida

3.7 23

Oklahoma

3.7 23

Georgia

3.8 25

Oregon

3.8 25

Delaware

3.9 27

North Carolina

3.9 27

Texas

3.9 27

Wyoming

3.9 27

Rhode Island

4.0 31

Alabama

4.1 32

Illinois

4.1 32

Michigan

4.1 32

Pennsylvania

4.1 32

California

4.2 36

Maryland

4.2 36

New Jersey

4.2 36

New York

4.2 36

Connecticut

4.3 40

Kentucky

4.4 41

Nevada

4.5 42

Washington

4.5 42

Arizona

4.6 44

New Mexico

4.6 44

Ohio

4.6 44

Mississippi

4.8 47

Louisiana

5.0 48

West Virginia

5.3 49

District of Columbia

5.6 50

Alaska

6.7 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: September 21, 2018