Unemployment Rates for States, Seasonally Adjusted
State September 2018(p)
rate
Rank

Hawaii

2.2 1

Iowa

2.5 2

Idaho

2.7 3

New Hampshire

2.7 3

North Dakota

2.7 3

Minnesota

2.8 6

Nebraska

2.8 6

Vermont

2.9 8

Virginia

2.9 8

South Dakota

3.0 10

Wisconsin

3.0 10

Colorado

3.1 12

Missouri

3.2 13

Utah

3.2 13

Kansas

3.3 15

Maine

3.3 15

South Carolina

3.3 15

Arkansas

3.5 18

Florida

3.5 18

Indiana

3.5 18

Oklahoma

3.5 18

Massachusetts

3.6 22

Montana

3.6 22

Tennessee

3.6 22

Georgia

3.7 25

North Carolina

3.8 26

Oregon

3.8 26

Texas

3.8 26

Rhode Island

3.9 29

Delaware

4.0 30

Michigan

4.0 30

Alabama

4.1 32

California

4.1 32

Illinois

4.1 32

New York

4.1 32

Pennsylvania

4.1 32

Wyoming

4.1 32

Connecticut

4.2 38

Maryland

4.2 38

New Jersey

4.2 38

Washington

4.4 41

Kentucky

4.5 42

Nevada

4.5 42

New Mexico

4.6 44

Ohio

4.6 44

Arizona

4.7 46

Mississippi

4.8 47

Louisiana

5.0 48

West Virginia

5.2 49

District of Columbia

5.7 50

Alaska

6.5 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: October 19, 2018