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 States9.68.9-0.7
1Michigan12.610.4-2.2
2Ohio10.38.8-1.5
3Indiana10.49.1-1.3
4Florida11.110.0-1.1
4Missouri9.68.5-1.1
4Oregon10.69.5-1.1
4Utah7.86.7-1.1
8Massachusetts8.37.3-1.0
9Alabama10.59.6-0.9
9Arizona10.49.5-0.9
9Delaware8.47.5-0.9
9Minnesota7.46.5-0.9
9Oklahoma6.85.9-0.9
9Wisconsin8.77.8-0.9
15Kentucky10.29.4-0.8
16Idaho9.08.3-0.7
16Illinois10.49.7-0.7
16Tennessee9.79.0-0.7
16Washington10.09.3-0.7
20Kansas7.16.5-0.6
20New Mexico8.17.5-0.6
20North Carolina10.910.3-0.6
20Pennsylvania8.57.9-0.6
20South Carolina11.210.6-0.6
20Vermont6.15.5-0.6
20West Virginia8.78.1-0.6
20Wyoming6.45.8-0.6
28California12.211.7-0.5
28Iowa6.05.5-0.5
28Maryland7.77.2-0.5
28Nevada13.513.0-0.5
28Virginia7.16.6-0.5
33Mississippi10.410.0-0.4
33Montana7.36.9-0.4
33New Hampshire5.85.4-0.4
36Alaska7.97.6-0.3
36Colorado8.78.4-0.3
36Connecticut9.18.8-0.3
36Georgia10.510.2-0.3
36New York8.68.3-0.3
36North Dakota3.83.5-0.3
36South Dakota5.04.7-0.3
36Texas8.17.8-0.3
44Louisiana8.07.8-0.2
44Maine8.17.9-0.2
44Nebraska4.64.4-0.2
44New Jersey9.59.3-0.2
44Rhode Island11.211.0-0.2
49Hawaii6.96.8-0.1
50Arkansas8.28.30.1
51District of Columbia9.410.20.8

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

 

Last Modified Date: February 26, 2016