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Local Area Unemployment Statistics

Unemployment Rates for States

Unemployment Rates for States, Seasonally Adjusted
State December 2022(p)
rate
Rank

Utah

2.2 1

North Dakota

2.3 2

South Dakota

2.3 2

Florida

2.5 4

Minnesota

2.5 4

Nebraska

2.6 6

Vermont

2.6 6

New Hampshire

2.7 8

Alabama

2.8 9

Missouri

2.8 9

Montana

2.8 9

Idaho

2.9 12

Kansas

2.9 12

Georgia

3.0 14

Virginia

3.0 14

Indiana

3.1 16

Iowa

3.1 16

Hawaii

3.2 18

Wisconsin

3.2 18

Colorado

3.3 20

Massachusetts

3.3 20

South Carolina

3.3 20

New Jersey

3.4 23

Oklahoma

3.4 23

Louisiana

3.5 25

Rhode Island

3.5 25

Tennessee

3.5 25

Arkansas

3.6 28

Wyoming

3.7 29

Maine

3.8 30

New Mexico

3.9 31

North Carolina

3.9 31

Pennsylvania

3.9 31

Texas

3.9 31

Arizona

4.0 35

Kentucky

4.0 35

Maryland

4.0 35

Mississippi

4.0 35

California

4.1 39

West Virginia

4.1 39

Connecticut

4.2 41

Ohio

4.2 41

Washington

4.2 41

Alaska

4.3 44

Michigan

4.3 44

New York

4.3 44

Delaware

4.4 47

Oregon

4.5 48

District of Columbia

4.7 49

Illinois

4.7 49

Nevada

5.2 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: January 24, 2023