Unemployment Rates for States, Seasonally Adjusted
State April 2017(p)
rate
Rank

Colorado

2.3 1

Hawaii

2.7 2

North Dakota

2.7 2

New Hampshire

2.8 4

South Dakota

2.8 4

Maine

3.0 6

Nebraska

3.0 6

Iowa

3.1 8

Utah

3.1 8

Vermont

3.1 8

Wisconsin

3.2 11

Idaho

3.4 12

Arkansas

3.5 13

Indiana

3.6 14

Kansas

3.7 15

Oregon

3.7 15

Minnesota

3.8 17

Montana

3.8 17

Virginia

3.8 17

Massachusetts

3.9 20

Missouri

3.9 20

New Jersey

4.1 22

Maryland

4.3 23

New York

4.3 23

Oklahoma

4.3 23

Rhode Island

4.3 23

South Carolina

4.3 23

Wyoming

4.3 23

Florida

4.5 29

Delaware

4.6 30

Washington

4.6 30

Illinois

4.7 32

Michigan

4.7 32

Nevada

4.7 32

North Carolina

4.7 32

Tennessee

4.7 32

California

4.8 37

West Virginia

4.8 37

Connecticut

4.9 39

Pennsylvania

4.9 39

Arizona

5.0 41

Georgia

5.0 41

Mississippi

5.0 41

Ohio

5.0 41

Texas

5.0 41

Kentucky

5.1 46

Alabama

5.4 47

Louisiana

5.8 48

District of Columbia

5.9 49

Alaska

6.6 50

New Mexico

6.7 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: May 19, 2017