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

Colorado

2.3 1

North Dakota

2.5 2

Hawaii

2.7 3

Nebraska

2.9 4

New Hampshire

2.9 4

South Dakota

2.9 4

Iowa

3.1 7

Vermont

3.1 7

Wisconsin

3.1 7

Idaho

3.2 10

Indiana

3.2 10

Maine

3.2 10

Utah

3.2 10

Arkansas

3.4 14

Oregon

3.6 15

Kansas

3.7 16

Minnesota

3.7 16

Virginia

3.8 18

Missouri

3.9 19

Montana

3.9 19

Tennessee

4.0 21

New Jersey

4.1 22

Rhode Island

4.1 22

South Carolina

4.1 22

Wyoming

4.1 22

Maryland

4.2 26

Massachusetts

4.2 26

Michigan

4.2 26

Florida

4.3 29

Oklahoma

4.3 29

New York

4.4 31

North Carolina

4.5 32

Washington

4.5 32

West Virginia

4.5 32

Illinois

4.6 35

California

4.7 36

Delaware

4.7 36

Nevada

4.7 36

Texas

4.8 39

Alabama

4.9 40

Connecticut

4.9 40

Georgia

4.9 40

Mississippi

4.9 40

Ohio

4.9 40

Kentucky

5.0 45

Pennsylvania

5.0 45

Arizona

5.1 47

Louisiana

5.7 48

District of Columbia

6.0 49

New Mexico

6.6 50

Alaska

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: June 16, 2017