Over-the-Year Change in Unemployment Rates for States


Over-the-Year Change in Unemployment Rates for States
Annual Average Rankings
2010 2011
RankStateRateRateChange
  UNITED STATES 9.6 8.9 -0.7
1 MICHIGAN 12.7 10.4 -2.3
2 OHIO 10.0 8.7 -1.3
2 UTAH 8.1 6.8 -1.3
4 INDIANA 10.0 8.8 -1.2
5 OREGON 10.8 9.7 -1.1
6 ARIZONA 10.4 9.4 -1.0
6 FLORIDA 11.3 10.3 -1.0
6 MASSACHUSETTS 8.3 7.3 -1.0
6 OKLAHOMA 6.9 5.9 -1.0
6 WISCONSIN 8.5 7.5 -1.0
11 MINNESOTA 7.4 6.5 -0.9
11 WYOMING 7.0 6.1 -0.9
13 ILLINOIS 10.5 9.7 -0.8
13 MISSOURI 9.3 8.5 -0.8
13 SOUTH CAROLINA 11.1 10.3 -0.8
13 VERMONT 6.4 5.6 -0.8
17 ALABAMA 9.2 8.5 -0.7
17 KENTUCKY 10.2 9.5 -0.7
17 NEW HAMPSHIRE 6.2 5.5 -0.7
17 VIRGINIA 7.1 6.4 -0.7
17 WASHINGTON 9.9 9.2 -0.7
17 WEST VIRGINIA 8.5 7.8 -0.7
23 CALIFORNIA 12.4 11.8 -0.6
23 DELAWARE 8.0 7.4 -0.6
23 KANSAS 7.1 6.5 -0.6
23 MARYLAND 7.9 7.3 -0.6
23 NEVADA 13.8 13.2 -0.6
23 NORTH CAROLINA 10.8 10.2 -0.6
23 TENNESSEE 9.9 9.3 -0.6
30 COLORADO 9.0 8.5 -0.5
30 IOWA 6.3 5.8 -0.5
30 MAINE 8.2 7.7 -0.5
30 PENNSYLVANIA 8.5 8.0 -0.5
30 RHODE ISLAND 11.7 11.2 -0.5
35 ALASKA 8.0 7.6 -0.4
35 CONNECTICUT 9.3 8.9 -0.4
35 NEW MEXICO 8.0 7.6 -0.4
35 NEW YORK 8.6 8.2 -0.4
35 NORTH DAKOTA 3.8 3.4 -0.4
35 SOUTH DAKOTA 5.1 4.7 -0.4
41 GEORGIA 10.2 9.9 -0.3
41 IDAHO 8.7 8.4 -0.3
41 NEW JERSEY 9.6 9.3 -0.3
41 TEXAS 8.2 7.9 -0.3
45 HAWAII 6.7 6.5 -0.2
45 LOUISIANA 7.4 7.2 -0.2
45 MONTANA 6.7 6.5 -0.2
45 NEBRASKA 4.7 4.5 -0.2
49 MISSISSIPPI 10.6 10.6 0.0
50 ARKANSAS 7.9 8.0 0.1
50 DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 10.1 10.2 0.1

NOTE: Rates shown are a percentage of the labor force. Data refer to place of residence.

 

Last Modified Date: February 28, 2014