Over-the-Month Change in Unemployment Rates for States

Over-the-Month Change in Unemployment Rates for States
Monthly Rankings
Seasonally Adjusted
June 2016 July 2016p
Rank State Rate Rate Change
1 ILLINOIS 6.2 5.8 -0.4
2 ALABAMA 6.0 5.7 -0.3
2 WEST VIRGINIA 6.0 5.7 -0.3
4 INDIANA 4.8 4.6 -0.2
4 NORTH CAROLINA 4.9 4.7 -0.2
4 OHIO 5.0 4.8 -0.2
4 SOUTH CAROLINA 5.4 5.2 -0.2
8 CONNECTICUT 5.8 5.7 -0.1
8 GEORGIA 5.1 5.0 -0.1
8 KENTUCKY 5.0 4.9 -0.1
8 MASSACHUSETTS 4.2 4.1 -0.1
8 MICHIGAN 4.6 4.5 -0.1
8 NORTH DAKOTA 3.2 3.1 -0.1
8 UTAH 4.0 3.9 -0.1
15 ALASKA 6.7 6.7 0.0
15 ARKANSAS 3.9 3.9 0.0
15 DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 5.9 5.9 0.0
15 FLORIDA 4.7 4.7 0.0
15 MARYLAND 4.3 4.3 0.0
15 MONTANA 4.2 4.2 0.0
15 NEW YORK 4.7 4.7 0.0
15 PENNSYLVANIA 5.6 5.6 0.0
15 RHODE ISLAND 5.5 5.5 0.0
15 VERMONT 3.2 3.2 0.0
15 VIRGINIA 3.7 3.7 0.0
15 WASHINGTON 5.8 5.8 0.0
15 WISCONSIN 4.2 4.2 0.0
15 WYOMING 5.7 5.7 0.0
29 CALIFORNIA 5.4 5.5 0.1
29 COLORADO 3.7 3.8 0.1
29 DELAWARE 4.2 4.3 0.1
29 HAWAII 3.4 3.5 0.1
29 IDAHO 3.7 3.8 0.1
29 IOWA 4.0 4.1 0.1
29 LOUISIANA 6.2 6.3 0.1
29 MINNESOTA 3.8 3.9 0.1
29 MISSISSIPPI 5.9 6.0 0.1
29 NEBRASKA 3.0 3.1 0.1
29 NEVADA 6.4 6.5 0.1
29 NEW HAMPSHIRE 2.8 2.9 0.1
29 NEW JERSEY 5.1 5.2 0.1
29 SOUTH DAKOTA 2.7 2.8 0.1
29 TEXAS 4.5 4.6 0.1
44 ARIZONA 5.8 6.0 0.2
44 MAINE 3.7 3.9 0.2
44 MISSOURI 4.5 4.7 0.2
44 NEW MEXICO 6.2 6.4 0.2
44 OKLAHOMA 4.8 5.0 0.2
44 TENNESSEE 4.1 4.3 0.2
50 KANSAS 3.8 4.1 0.3
51 OREGON 4.8 5.2 0.4

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: August 19, 2016