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Local Area Unemployment Statistics
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Unemployment Rates for States

Unemployment Rates for States, Seasonally Adjusted
State August 2020(p)
rate
Rank

Nebraska

4.0 1

Utah

4.1 2

Idaho

4.2 3

South Dakota

4.8 4

Vermont

4.8 4

North Dakota

5.0 6

Alabama

5.6 7

Georgia

5.6 7

Montana

5.6 7

Oklahoma

5.7 10

Arizona

5.9 11

Iowa

6.0 12

Virginia

6.1 13

Wisconsin

6.2 14

South Carolina

6.3 15

Indiana

6.4 16

New Hampshire

6.5 17

North Carolina

6.5 17

Wyoming

6.6 19

Colorado

6.7 20

Texas

6.8 21

Kansas

6.9 22

Maine

6.9 22

Maryland

6.9 22

Missouri

7.0 25

Alaska

7.4 26

Arkansas

7.4 26

Florida

7.4 26

Minnesota

7.4 26

Kentucky

7.6 30

Louisiana

7.6 30

Oregon

7.7 32

Mississippi

7.9 33

Connecticut

8.1 34

District of Columbia

8.5 35

Tennessee

8.5 35

Washington

8.5 35

Michigan

8.7 38

Delaware

8.9 39

Ohio

8.9 39

West Virginia

8.9 39

Pennsylvania

10.3 42

New Jersey

10.9 43

Illinois

11.0 44

Massachusetts

11.3 45

New Mexico

11.3 45

California

11.4 47

Hawaii

12.5 48

New York

12.5 48

Rhode Island

12.8 50

Nevada

13.2 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 18, 2020