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Local Area Unemployment Statistics
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Unemployment Rates for States, Seasonally Adjusted
State September 2019(p)
rate
Rank

Vermont

2.2 1

Iowa

2.5 2

New Hampshire

2.5 2

North Dakota

2.5 2

Colorado

2.7 5

Hawaii

2.7 5

Utah

2.7 5

Virginia

2.7 5

Idaho

2.9 9

Maine

2.9 9

Massachusetts

2.9 9

South Carolina

2.9 9

Alabama

3.0 13

South Dakota

3.0 13

Missouri

3.1 15

Nebraska

3.1 15

New Jersey

3.1 15

Florida

3.2 18

Indiana

3.2 18

Kansas

3.2 18

Minnesota

3.2 18

Oklahoma

3.2 18

Wisconsin

3.2 18

Montana

3.3 24

Tennessee

3.4 25

Texas

3.4 25

Arkansas

3.5 27

Delaware

3.5 27

Georgia

3.5 27

Connecticut

3.6 30

Rhode Island

3.6 30

Maryland

3.7 32

Wyoming

3.8 33

Illinois

3.9 34

New York

3.9 34

California

4.0 36

Pennsylvania

4.0 36

Nevada

4.1 38

North Carolina

4.1 38

Oregon

4.1 38

Michigan

4.2 41

Ohio

4.2 41

Louisiana

4.3 43

Kentucky

4.4 44

Washington

4.6 45

West Virginia

4.7 46

Arizona

4.9 47

New Mexico

4.9 47

District of Columbia

5.4 49

Mississippi

5.4 49

Alaska

6.2 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: October 18, 2019