Over-the-Month Change in Unemployment Rates for States

Over-the-Month Change in Unemployment Rates for States
Monthly Rankings
Seasonally Adjusted
Mar. 2016 Apr. 2016p
Rank State Rate Rate Change
1 KENTUCKY 5.6 5.3 -0.3
1 MISSISSIPPI 6.3 6.0 -0.3
3 ARKANSAS 4.1 3.9 -0.2
3 DELAWARE 4.4 4.2 -0.2
3 MASSACHUSETTS 4.4 4.2 -0.2
3 TENNESSEE 4.5 4.3 -0.2
7 ALABAMA 6.2 6.1 -0.1
7 CALIFORNIA 5.4 5.3 -0.1
7 DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 6.5 6.4 -0.1
7 FLORIDA 4.9 4.8 -0.1
7 IDAHO 3.8 3.7 -0.1
7 KANSAS 3.9 3.8 -0.1
7 MARYLAND 4.7 4.6 -0.1
7 MONTANA 4.3 4.2 -0.1
7 NORTH CAROLINA 5.5 5.4 -0.1
7 RHODE ISLAND 5.4 5.3 -0.1
7 VERMONT 3.3 3.2 -0.1
7 VIRGINIA 4.0 3.9 -0.1
7 WEST VIRGINIA 6.5 6.4 -0.1
7 WISCONSIN 4.5 4.4 -0.1
21 ALASKA 6.6 6.6 0.0
21 CONNECTICUT 5.7 5.7 0.0
21 GEORGIA 5.5 5.5 0.0
21 MAINE 3.4 3.4 0.0
21 MICHIGAN 4.8 4.8 0.0
21 MINNESOTA 3.8 3.8 0.0
21 NEBRASKA 3.0 3.0 0.0
21 NEVADA 5.8 5.8 0.0
21 NEW HAMPSHIRE 2.6 2.6 0.0
21 NEW MEXICO 6.2 6.2 0.0
21 OREGON 4.5 4.5 0.0
21 SOUTH DAKOTA 2.5 2.5 0.0
21 WASHINGTON 5.8 5.8 0.0
34 ARIZONA 5.4 5.5 0.1
34 HAWAII 3.1 3.2 0.1
34 ILLINOIS 6.5 6.6 0.1
34 IOWA 3.8 3.9 0.1
34 MISSOURI 4.2 4.3 0.1
34 NEW YORK 4.8 4.9 0.1
34 NORTH DAKOTA 3.1 3.2 0.1
34 OHIO 5.1 5.2 0.1
34 OKLAHOMA 4.4 4.5 0.1
34 SOUTH CAROLINA 5.7 5.8 0.1
34 TEXAS 4.3 4.4 0.1
45 COLORADO 2.9 3.1 0.2
45 INDIANA 5.0 5.2 0.2
45 LOUISIANA 6.1 6.3 0.2
45 UTAH 3.5 3.7 0.2
49 NEW JERSEY 4.4 4.7 0.3
49 WYOMING 5.2 5.5 0.3
51 PENNSYLVANIA 4.9 5.3 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: May 20, 2016