Unemployment Rates for States, Seasonally Adjusted
State November 2016(p)
rate
Rank

New Hampshire

2.7 1

South Dakota

2.7 1

Massachusetts

2.9 3

North Dakota

2.9 3

Hawaii

3.0 5

Utah

3.1 6

Colorado

3.2 7

Vermont

3.2 7

Nebraska

3.4 9

Idaho

3.8 10

Iowa

3.8 10

Minnesota

3.8 10

Arkansas

4.0 13

Maine

4.0 13

Montana

4.0 13

Wisconsin

4.1 16

Indiana

4.2 17

Maryland

4.2 17

Virginia

4.2 17

Delaware

4.3 20

Kansas

4.3 20

South Carolina

4.4 22

Texas

4.6 23

Connecticut

4.7 24

Missouri

4.7 24

Kentucky

4.8 26

Tennessee

4.8 26

Florida

4.9 28

Michigan

4.9 28

Ohio

4.9 28

Wyoming

4.9 28

Arizona

5.0 32

New Jersey

5.0 32

North Carolina

5.0 32

Oregon

5.0 32

New York

5.1 36

Oklahoma

5.1 36

Nevada

5.2 38

California

5.3 39

Georgia

5.3 39

Rhode Island

5.3 39

Washington

5.3 39

Illinois

5.6 43

Mississippi

5.7 44

Pennsylvania

5.7 44

Alabama

5.9 46

District of Columbia

6.0 47

West Virginia

6.0 47

Louisiana

6.2 49

New Mexico

6.7 50

Alaska

6.8 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: December 16, 2016