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Local Area Unemployment Statistics
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Unemployment Rates for States, Seasonally Adjusted
State May 2020(p)
rate
Rank

Nebraska

5.2 1

Utah

8.5 2

Wyoming

8.8 3

Arizona

8.9 4

District of Columbia

8.9 4

Idaho

8.9 4

Montana

9.0 7

North Dakota

9.1 8

New Mexico

9.2 9

Maine

9.3 10

Connecticut

9.4 11

South Dakota

9.4 11

Virginia

9.4 11

Arkansas

9.5 14

Georgia

9.7 15

Alabama

9.9 16

Maryland

9.9 16

Minnesota

9.9 16

Iowa

10.0 19

Kansas

10.0 19

Missouri

10.1 21

Colorado

10.2 22

Mississippi

10.6 23

Kentucky

11.0 24

Tennessee

11.3 25

Wisconsin

12.0 26

Indiana

12.3 27

South Carolina

12.5 28

Alaska

12.6 29

Oklahoma

12.6 29

Vermont

12.7 31

North Carolina

12.9 32

West Virginia

12.9 32

Texas

13.0 34

Pennsylvania

13.1 35

Louisiana

13.3 36

Ohio

13.7 37

Oregon

14.2 38

Florida

14.5 39

New Hampshire

14.5 39

New York

14.5 39

Washington

15.1 42

Illinois

15.2 43

New Jersey

15.2 43

Delaware

15.8 45

California

16.3 46

Massachusetts

16.3 46

Rhode Island

16.3 46

Michigan

21.2 49

Hawaii

22.6 50

Nevada

25.3 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: June 19, 2020