Over-the-Month Change in Unemployment Rates for States

Over-the-Month Change in Unemployment Rates for States
Monthly Rankings
Seasonally Adjusted
Feb. 2014 Mar. 2014p
Rank State Rate Rate Change
1 OHIO 6.5 6.1 -0.4
2 ILLINOIS 8.7 8.4 -0.3
2 RHODE ISLAND 9.0 8.7 -0.3
2 VERMONT 3.7 3.4 -0.3
5 ARKANSAS 7.1 6.9 -0.2
5 INDIANA 6.1 5.9 -0.2
5 MAINE 6.1 5.9 -0.2
5 MASSACHUSETTS 6.5 6.3 -0.2
5 MICHIGAN 7.7 7.5 -0.2
5 NEW HAMPSHIRE 4.7 4.5 -0.2
5 PENNSYLVANIA 6.2 6.0 -0.2
5 SOUTH CAROLINA 5.7 5.5 -0.2
5 TENNESSEE 6.9 6.7 -0.2
5 TEXAS 5.7 5.5 -0.2
5 WISCONSIN 6.1 5.9 -0.2
5 WYOMING 4.2 4.0 -0.2
17 GEORGIA 7.1 7.0 -0.1
17 HAWAII 4.6 4.5 -0.1
17 IDAHO 5.3 5.2 -0.1
17 NORTH CAROLINA 6.4 6.3 -0.1
17 OKLAHOMA 5.0 4.9 -0.1
22 ARIZONA 7.3 7.3 0.0
22 CALIFORNIA 8.1 8.1 0.0
22 CONNECTICUT 7.0 7.0 0.0
22 DELAWARE 5.9 5.9 0.0
22 KANSAS 4.9 4.9 0.0
22 LOUISIANA 4.5 4.5 0.0
22 MARYLAND 5.6 5.6 0.0
22 MINNESOTA 4.8 4.8 0.0
22 MONTANA 5.1 5.1 0.0
22 NEVADA 8.5 8.5 0.0
22 NORTH DAKOTA 2.6 2.6 0.0
22 WASHINGTON 6.3 6.3 0.0
34 ALASKA 6.5 6.6 0.1
34 COLORADO 6.1 6.2 0.1
34 DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 7.4 7.5 0.1
34 FLORIDA 6.2 6.3 0.1
34 IOWA 4.4 4.5 0.1
34 KENTUCKY 7.8 7.9 0.1
34 NEBRASKA 3.6 3.7 0.1
34 NEW JERSEY 7.1 7.2 0.1
34 NEW YORK 6.8 6.9 0.1
34 OREGON 6.8 6.9 0.1
34 SOUTH DAKOTA 3.6 3.7 0.1
34 VIRGINIA 4.9 5.0 0.1
46 MISSISSIPPI 7.4 7.6 0.2
46 UTAH 3.9 4.1 0.2
46 WEST VIRGINIA 5.9 6.1 0.2
49 ALABAMA 6.4 6.7 0.3
49 MISSOURI 6.4 6.7 0.3
49 NEW MEXICO 6.7 7.0 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: April 18, 2014