Over-the-Month Change in Unemployment Rates for States

Over-the-Month Change in Unemployment Rates for States
Monthly Rankings
Seasonally Adjusted
Oct. 2014 Nov. 2014p
Rank State Rate Rate Change
1 NORTH CAROLINA 6.3 5.8 -0.5
2 DELAWARE 6.4 6.0 -0.4
2 GEORGIA 7.6 7.2 -0.4
2 MARYLAND 6.0 5.6 -0.4
2 MICHIGAN 7.1 6.7 -0.4
6 ALABAMA 6.3 6.0 -0.3
6 ARKANSAS 6.1 5.8 -0.3
6 MISSISSIPPI 7.6 7.3 -0.3
6 MISSOURI 5.9 5.6 -0.3
6 NEBRASKA 3.4 3.1 -0.3
6 OHIO 5.3 5.0 -0.3
6 PENNSYLVANIA 5.4 5.1 -0.3
6 RHODE ISLAND 7.4 7.1 -0.3
6 TENNESSEE 7.1 6.8 -0.3
6 VIRGINIA 5.3 5.0 -0.3
16 COLORADO 4.3 4.1 -0.2
16 DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 7.6 7.4 -0.2
16 FLORIDA 6.0 5.8 -0.2
16 IDAHO 4.1 3.9 -0.2
16 ILLINOIS 6.6 6.4 -0.2
16 IOWA 4.5 4.3 -0.2
16 KENTUCKY 6.2 6.0 -0.2
16 MASSACHUSETTS 6.0 5.8 -0.2
16 MINNESOTA 3.9 3.7 -0.2
16 MONTANA 4.5 4.3 -0.2
16 NEVADA 7.1 6.9 -0.2
16 NEW JERSEY 6.6 6.4 -0.2
16 TEXAS 5.1 4.9 -0.2
16 WEST VIRGINIA 6.5 6.3 -0.2
16 WISCONSIN 5.4 5.2 -0.2
16 WYOMING 4.7 4.5 -0.2
32 ALASKA 6.7 6.6 -0.1
32 CALIFORNIA 7.3 7.2 -0.1
32 HAWAII 4.1 4.0 -0.1
32 KANSAS 4.4 4.3 -0.1
32 MAINE 5.8 5.7 -0.1
32 NEW HAMPSHIRE 4.2 4.1 -0.1
32 NEW MEXICO 6.5 6.4 -0.1
32 NEW YORK 6.0 5.9 -0.1
32 NORTH DAKOTA 2.8 2.7 -0.1
32 OKLAHOMA 4.5 4.4 -0.1
32 VERMONT 4.4 4.3 -0.1
43 ARIZONA 6.8 6.8 0.0
43 INDIANA 5.7 5.7 0.0
43 OREGON 7.0 7.0 0.0
43 SOUTH CAROLINA 6.7 6.7 0.0
43 SOUTH DAKOTA 3.3 3.3 0.0
43 UTAH 3.6 3.6 0.0
49 CONNECTICUT 6.4 6.5 0.1
50 WASHINGTON 6.0 6.2 0.2
51 LOUISIANA 6.2 6.5 0.3

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: December 19, 2014