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Local Area Unemployment Statistics
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Unemployment Rates for States

Unemployment Rates for States, Seasonally Adjusted
State February 2021(p)
rate
Rank

South Dakota

2.9 1

Utah

3.0 2

Nebraska

3.1 3

Vermont

3.1 3

Kansas

3.2 5

Idaho

3.3 6

New Hampshire

3.3 6

Iowa

3.6 8

Wisconsin

3.8 9

Montana

3.9 10

Alabama

4.0 11

Indiana

4.0 11

Missouri

4.2 13

Minnesota

4.3 14

Oklahoma

4.4 15

Arkansas

4.5 16

Florida

4.7 17

North Dakota

4.7 17

Georgia

4.8 19

Maine

4.8 19

Tennessee

4.9 21

Ohio

5.0 22

Kentucky

5.2 23

Michigan

5.2 23

South Carolina

5.2 23

Virginia

5.2 23

Wyoming

5.3 27

Washington

5.6 28

North Carolina

5.7 29

Oregon

6.1 30

Maryland

6.2 31

West Virginia

6.2 31

Delaware

6.3 33

Mississippi

6.3 33

Alaska

6.6 35

Colorado

6.6 35

Arizona

6.9 37

Texas

6.9 37

Massachusetts

7.1 39

Pennsylvania

7.3 40

Rhode Island

7.3 40

Illinois

7.4 42

Louisiana

7.6 43

New Jersey

7.8 44

District of Columbia

8.1 45

Nevada

8.3 46

New Mexico

8.3 46

California

8.5 48

Connecticut

8.5 48

New York

8.9 50

Hawaii

9.2 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: March 26, 2021