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Local Area Unemployment Statistics
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Unemployment Rates for States

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

Nebraska

3.0 1

Vermont

3.2 2

Iowa

3.6 3

South Dakota

3.6 3

Utah

4.1 5

New Hampshire

4.2 6

South Carolina

4.2 6

Georgia

4.5 8

Minnesota

4.6 9

Missouri

4.6 9

North Dakota

4.8 11

Montana

4.9 12

Indiana

5.0 13

Kansas

5.3 14

Virginia

5.3 14

Maine

5.4 16

Idaho

5.5 17

Michigan

5.5 17

Wyoming

5.5 17

Delaware

5.6 20

Ohio

5.6 20

Wisconsin

5.7 22

Alabama

5.8 23

Alaska

5.9 24

Washington

6.0 25

Connecticut

6.1 26

Oklahoma

6.1 26

Arkansas

6.2 28

North Carolina

6.3 29

Colorado

6.4 30

West Virginia

6.4 30

Florida

6.5 32

Illinois

6.8 33

Oregon

6.9 34

Texas

6.9 34

Rhode Island

7.0 36

Pennsylvania

7.3 37

Kentucky

7.4 38

Massachusetts

7.4 38

Mississippi

7.4 38

Tennessee

7.4 38

Maryland

7.8 42

Arizona

8.0 43

New Mexico

8.1 44

District of Columbia

8.2 45

New Jersey

8.2 45

California

9.3 47

Louisiana

9.4 48

New York

9.6 49

Nevada

12.0 50

Hawaii

14.3 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: November 20, 2020