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

Hawaii

2.2 1

North Dakota

2.5 2

Colorado

2.7 3

Nebraska

2.7 3

New Hampshire

2.7 3

Idaho

2.9 6

Vermont

2.9 6

Iowa

3.0 8

Tennessee

3.0 8

Minnesota

3.3 10

Utah

3.3 10

Wisconsin

3.4 12

Maine

3.5 13

Missouri

3.5 13

South Dakota

3.5 13

Alabama

3.6 16

Arkansas

3.6 16

Florida

3.6 16

Kansas

3.6 16

Virginia

3.6 16

Massachusetts

3.7 21

Maryland

3.8 22

Indiana

3.9 23

Montana

3.9 23

South Carolina

3.9 23

Texas

3.9 23

North Carolina

4.1 27

Rhode Island

4.2 28

Wyoming

4.2 28

Georgia

4.3 30

Oregon

4.3 30

Oklahoma

4.4 32

Arizona

4.5 33

Connecticut

4.5 33

Michigan

4.5 33

Washington

4.5 33

Pennsylvania

4.7 37

Delaware

4.8 38

Louisiana

4.8 38

New York

4.8 38

California

4.9 41

Illinois

4.9 41

Mississippi

4.9 41

New Jersey

4.9 41

Kentucky

5.0 45

Nevada

5.0 45

Ohio

5.1 47

West Virginia

5.1 47

New Mexico

6.1 49

District of Columbia

6.6 50

Alaska

7.2 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: November 17, 2017