Unemployment Rates for States, Seasonally Adjusted
State January 2019(p)
rate
Rank

Iowa

2.4 1

New Hampshire

2.4 1

North Dakota

2.5 3

Vermont

2.5 3

Hawaii

2.7 5

Idaho

2.8 6

Nebraska

2.8 6

Virginia

2.8 6

South Dakota

2.9 9

Minnesota

3.0 10

Wisconsin

3.0 10

Massachusetts

3.1 12

Utah

3.1 12

Missouri

3.2 14

Oklahoma

3.2 14

South Carolina

3.2 14

Tennessee

3.3 17

Florida

3.4 18

Kansas

3.4 18

Delaware

3.5 20

Indiana

3.5 20

Maine

3.5 20

Arkansas

3.7 23

Colorado

3.7 23

Maryland

3.7 23

Alabama

3.8 26

Connecticut

3.8 26

Georgia

3.8 26

Montana

3.8 26

North Carolina

3.8 26

Texas

3.8 26

New York

3.9 32

Michigan

4.0 33

New Jersey

4.0 33

Rhode Island

4.0 33

Wyoming

4.0 33

Pennsylvania

4.1 37

California

4.2 38

Kentucky

4.2 38

Illinois

4.3 40

Oregon

4.3 40

Nevada

4.4 42

Washington

4.5 43

Mississippi

4.7 44

Ohio

4.7 44

Louisiana

4.9 46

Arizona

5.1 47

New Mexico

5.1 47

West Virginia

5.2 49

District of Columbia

5.4 50

Alaska

6.5 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: March 11, 2019