Over-the-Month Change in Unemployment Rates for States

Over-the-Month Change in Unemployment Rates for States
Monthly Rankings
Seasonally Adjusted
Feb. 2015 Mar. 2015p
Rank State Rate Rate Change
1 OREGON 5.8 5.4 -0.4
1 WASHINGTON 6.3 5.9 -0.4
3 ARIZONA 6.5 6.2 -0.3
3 MICHIGAN 5.9 5.6 -0.3
3 TENNESSEE 6.6 6.3 -0.3
6 CALIFORNIA 6.7 6.5 -0.2
6 DELAWARE 4.8 4.6 -0.2
6 KENTUCKY 5.3 5.1 -0.2
6 MAINE 5.0 4.8 -0.2
6 MISSISSIPPI 7.0 6.8 -0.2
6 MONTANA 4.3 4.1 -0.2
6 WISCONSIN 4.8 4.6 -0.2
13 ALABAMA 5.8 5.7 -0.1
13 DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 7.8 7.7 -0.1
13 IDAHO 3.9 3.8 -0.1
13 INDIANA 5.9 5.8 -0.1
13 IOWA 4.1 4.0 -0.1
13 LOUISIANA 6.7 6.6 -0.1
13 MASSACHUSETTS 4.9 4.8 -0.1
13 NEBRASKA 2.7 2.6 -0.1
13 NEW YORK 5.8 5.7 -0.1
13 RHODE ISLAND 6.4 6.3 -0.1
13 TEXAS 4.3 4.2 -0.1
13 VERMONT 3.9 3.8 -0.1
25 ARKANSAS 5.6 5.6 0.0
25 COLORADO 4.2 4.2 0.0
25 CONNECTICUT 6.4 6.4 0.0
25 FLORIDA 5.7 5.7 0.0
25 GEORGIA 6.3 6.3 0.0
25 HAWAII 4.1 4.1 0.0
25 ILLINOIS 6.0 6.0 0.0
25 KANSAS 4.2 4.2 0.0
25 MARYLAND 5.4 5.4 0.0
25 MINNESOTA 3.7 3.7 0.0
25 NEVADA 7.1 7.1 0.0
25 NEW HAMPSHIRE 3.9 3.9 0.0
25 OHIO 5.1 5.1 0.0
25 OKLAHOMA 3.9 3.9 0.0
25 UTAH 3.4 3.4 0.0
40 MISSOURI 5.5 5.6 0.1
40 NEW JERSEY 6.4 6.5 0.1
40 NEW MEXICO 6.0 6.1 0.1
40 NORTH CAROLINA 5.3 5.4 0.1
40 PENNSYLVANIA 5.2 5.3 0.1
40 SOUTH CAROLINA 6.6 6.7 0.1
40 SOUTH DAKOTA 3.4 3.5 0.1
40 VIRGINIA 4.7 4.8 0.1
40 WYOMING 4.0 4.1 0.1
49 ALASKA 6.3 6.5 0.2
49 NORTH DAKOTA 2.9 3.1 0.2
51 WEST VIRGINIA 6.1 6.6 0.5

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: April 21, 2015