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Local Area Unemployment Statistics

Unemployment Rates for States

Unemployment Rates for States, Seasonally Adjusted
State December 2023
rate
Rank

North Dakota

1.9 1

South Dakota

2.1 2

Maryland

2.2 3

Vermont

2.3 4

Nebraska

2.5 5

Kansas

2.6 6

New Hampshire

2.6 6

Minnesota

2.7 8

Alabama

2.8 9

Utah

2.8 9

Wyoming

2.9 11

Hawaii

3.0 12

Iowa

3.0 12

South Carolina

3.0 12

Virginia

3.0 12

Florida

3.1 16

Georgia

3.2 17

Massachusetts

3.2 17

Mississippi

3.2 17

Colorado

3.3 20

Idaho

3.3 20

Missouri

3.3 20

Montana

3.3 20

Maine

3.4 24

Pennsylvania

3.4 24

Rhode Island

3.4 24

Tennessee

3.4 24

Wisconsin

3.4 24

Indiana

3.5 29

Oklahoma

3.5 29

North Carolina

3.6 31

Ohio

3.6 31

Arkansas

3.7 33

Texas

3.9 34

Louisiana

4.0 35

New Mexico

4.0 35

Oregon

4.0 35

Delaware

4.1 38

Michigan

4.1 38

Arizona

4.2 40

Connecticut

4.2 40

Kentucky

4.3 42

West Virginia

4.3 42

Washington

4.4 44

Alaska

4.6 45

New York

4.6 45

Illinois

4.7 47

New Jersey

4.8 48

District of Columbia

4.9 49

California

5.1 50

Nevada

5.3 51

Note: Rates shown are a percentage of the labor force. Data refer to place of residence. Estimates from January 2019 through December 2023 were subject to revision on March 1, 2024.

 

Last Modified Date: March 1, 2024