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
1Nevada13.011.2-1.8
2Alabama9.68.0-1.6
3Florida10.08.5-1.5
3Missouri8.57.0-1.5
5Ohio8.87.4-1.4
5South Carolina10.69.2-1.4
7California11.710.4-1.3
7Michigan10.49.1-1.3
7Utah6.75.4-1.3
10Arizona9.58.3-1.2
10District of Columbia10.29.0-1.2
10Kentucky9.48.2-1.2
10Tennessee9.07.8-1.2
10Washington9.38.1-1.2
15Idaho8.37.2-1.1
15Texas7.86.7-1.1
17Georgia10.29.2-1.0
17Mississippi10.09.0-1.0
17North Carolina10.39.3-1.0
20Minnesota6.55.6-0.9
20Montana6.96.0-0.9
22Hawaii6.86.0-0.8
22Indiana9.18.3-0.8
22Kansas6.55.7-0.8
22Wisconsin7.87.0-0.8
26Arkansas8.37.6-0.7
26Illinois9.79.0-0.7
26Louisiana7.87.1-0.7
26Oregon9.58.8-0.7
30Massachusetts7.36.7-0.6
30Oklahoma5.95.3-0.6
30Rhode Island11.010.4-0.6
30Virginia6.66.0-0.6
30West Virginia8.17.5-0.6
35Alaska7.67.1-0.5
35Colorado8.47.9-0.5
35Connecticut8.88.3-0.5
35Vermont5.55.0-0.5
35Wyoming5.85.3-0.5
40Iowa5.55.1-0.4
40Maine7.97.5-0.4
40Nebraska4.44.0-0.4
40New Mexico7.57.1-0.4
40North Dakota3.53.1-0.4
40South Dakota4.74.3-0.4
46Delaware7.57.2-0.3
47Maryland7.27.0-0.2
48Pennsylvania7.97.8-0.1
49New Jersey9.39.30.0
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: February 26, 2016