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Local Area Unemployment Statistics
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Unemployment Rates for States

Unemployment Rates for States, Seasonally Adjusted
State October 2022(p)
rate
Rank

Minnesota

2.1 1

Utah

2.1 1

North Dakota

2.3 3

Vermont

2.3 3

Nebraska

2.4 5

New Hampshire

2.4 5

South Dakota

2.4 5

Missouri

2.6 8

Alabama

2.7 9

Florida

2.7 9

Virginia

2.7 9

Kansas

2.8 12

Georgia

2.9 13

Idaho

2.9 13

Iowa

2.9 13

Indiana

3.0 16

Montana

3.0 16

Louisiana

3.3 18

South Carolina

3.3 18

Wisconsin

3.3 18

Hawaii

3.4 21

Oklahoma

3.4 21

Rhode Island

3.4 21

Massachusetts

3.5 24

New Jersey

3.5 24

Tennessee

3.5 24

Wyoming

3.5 24

Arkansas

3.6 28

Colorado

3.6 28

Maine

3.6 28

Mississippi

3.8 31

North Carolina

3.8 31

Washington

3.8 31

Arizona

3.9 34

Kentucky

3.9 34

California

4.0 36

Pennsylvania

4.0 36

Texas

4.0 36

West Virginia

4.0 36

Oregon

4.1 40

Michigan

4.2 41

Ohio

4.2 41

Connecticut

4.3 43

Delaware

4.3 43

New Mexico

4.3 43

New York

4.4 46

Alaska

4.5 47

Maryland

4.5 47

Illinois

4.6 49

Nevada

4.6 49

District of Columbia

4.8 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: November 18, 2022