Over-the-Year Change in Unemployment Rates for States


Over-the-Year Change in Unemployment Rates for States
Annual Average Rankings
2011 2012
RankStateRateRateChange
 United States8.98.1-0.8
1Nevada13.111.2-1.9
2Alabama9.78.0-1.7
3Florida10.08.5-1.5
3Missouri8.57.0-1.5
5Ohio8.87.4-1.4
5Utah6.85.4-1.4
7California11.710.4-1.3
7Michigan10.49.1-1.3
7South Carolina10.59.2-1.3
10District of Columbia10.29.0-1.2
10Kentucky9.48.2-1.2
10Tennessee9.07.8-1.2
13Arizona9.58.4-1.1
13Idaho8.37.2-1.1
13Texas7.86.7-1.1
13Washington9.28.1-1.1
17Georgia10.29.2-1.0
17Mississippi10.09.0-1.0
17Montana7.06.0-1.0
17North Carolina10.29.2-1.0
21Minnesota6.55.6-0.9
22Hawaii6.86.0-0.8
22Indiana9.18.3-0.8
22Wisconsin7.87.0-0.8
25Arkansas8.37.6-0.7
25Illinois9.79.0-0.7
25Kansas6.55.8-0.7
25Louisiana7.87.1-0.7
25Oregon9.58.8-0.7
25Rhode Island11.110.4-0.7
31Iowa5.65.0-0.6
31Oklahoma5.95.3-0.6
31Virginia6.66.0-0.6
31West Virginia8.17.5-0.6
35Alaska7.67.1-0.5
35Colorado8.37.8-0.5
35Connecticut8.88.3-0.5
35Massachusetts7.26.7-0.5
35New Mexico7.67.1-0.5
35Vermont5.55.0-0.5
35Wyoming5.85.3-0.5
42Maine7.97.5-0.4
42Nebraska4.44.0-0.4
42North Dakota3.53.1-0.4
42South Dakota4.74.3-0.4
46Delaware7.57.2-0.3
47Maryland7.27.0-0.2
48New Jersey9.39.30.0
48Pennsylvania7.97.90.0
50New Hampshire5.45.50.1
51New York8.38.50.2

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

 

Last Modified Date: March 4, 2015