Over-the-Month Change in Unemployment Rates for States

Over-the-Month Change in Unemployment Rates for States
Monthly Rankings
Seasonally Adjusted
Nov. 2014 Dec. 2014p
Rank State Rate Rate Change
1 DELAWARE 6.0 5.4 -0.6
2 MICHIGAN 6.7 6.3 -0.4
2 NORTH CAROLINA 5.9 5.5 -0.4
4 ALABAMA 6.0 5.7 -0.3
4 GEORGIA 7.2 6.9 -0.3
4 KENTUCKY 6.0 5.7 -0.3
4 MASSACHUSETTS 5.8 5.5 -0.3
4 NEW MEXICO 6.4 6.1 -0.3
4 OREGON 7.0 6.7 -0.3
4 PENNSYLVANIA 5.1 4.8 -0.3
4 RHODE ISLAND 7.1 6.8 -0.3
4 TEXAS 4.9 4.6 -0.3
4 WEST VIRGINIA 6.3 6.0 -0.3
4 WYOMING 4.5 4.2 -0.3
15 ALASKA 6.5 6.3 -0.2
15 ARKANSAS 5.9 5.7 -0.2
15 CALIFORNIA 7.2 7.0 -0.2
15 FLORIDA 5.8 5.6 -0.2
15 IDAHO 3.9 3.7 -0.2
15 ILLINOIS 6.4 6.2 -0.2
15 IOWA 4.3 4.1 -0.2
15 MAINE 5.7 5.5 -0.2
15 MISSOURI 5.6 5.4 -0.2
15 NEBRASKA 3.1 2.9 -0.2
15 NEW JERSEY 6.4 6.2 -0.2
15 OHIO 5.0 4.8 -0.2
15 OKLAHOMA 4.4 4.2 -0.2
15 SOUTH CAROLINA 6.7 6.5 -0.2
15 TENNESSEE 6.8 6.6 -0.2
15 VERMONT 4.4 4.2 -0.2
15 VIRGINIA 5.0 4.8 -0.2
32 ARIZONA 6.8 6.7 -0.1
32 COLORADO 4.1 4.0 -0.1
32 CONNECTICUT 6.5 6.4 -0.1
32 DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 7.4 7.3 -0.1
32 MARYLAND 5.6 5.5 -0.1
32 MINNESOTA 3.7 3.6 -0.1
32 MISSISSIPPI 7.3 7.2 -0.1
32 MONTANA 4.3 4.2 -0.1
32 NEVADA 6.9 6.8 -0.1
32 NEW HAMPSHIRE 4.1 4.0 -0.1
32 NEW YORK 5.9 5.8 -0.1
32 UTAH 3.6 3.5 -0.1
44 HAWAII 4.0 4.0 0.0
44 KANSAS 4.2 4.2 0.0
44 SOUTH DAKOTA 3.3 3.3 0.0
44 WISCONSIN 5.2 5.2 0.0
48 INDIANA 5.7 5.8 0.1
48 NORTH DAKOTA 2.7 2.8 0.1
48 WASHINGTON 6.2 6.3 0.1
51 LOUISIANA 6.5 6.7 0.2

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: January 27, 2015