Over-the-Month Change in Unemployment Rates for States

Over-the-Month Change in Unemployment Rates for States
Monthly Rankings
Seasonally Adjusted
June 2014 July 2014p
Rank State Rate Rate Change
1 ILLINOIS 7.1 6.8 -0.3
2 COLORADO 5.5 5.3 -0.2
2 RHODE ISLAND 7.9 7.7 -0.2
2 WASHINGTON 5.8 5.6 -0.2
5 ARKANSAS 6.3 6.2 -0.1
5 CONNECTICUT 6.7 6.6 -0.1
5 NEW JERSEY 6.6 6.5 -0.1
5 SOUTH DAKOTA 3.8 3.7 -0.1
9 CALIFORNIA 7.4 7.4 0.0
9 DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 7.4 7.4 0.0
9 FLORIDA 6.2 6.2 0.0
9 HAWAII 4.4 4.4 0.0
9 INDIANA 5.9 5.9 0.0
9 KENTUCKY 7.4 7.4 0.0
9 MAINE 5.5 5.5 0.0
9 MINNESOTA 4.5 4.5 0.0
9 MISSOURI 6.5 6.5 0.0
9 NEVADA 7.7 7.7 0.0
9 NEW HAMPSHIRE 4.4 4.4 0.0
9 NEW YORK 6.6 6.6 0.0
9 TEXAS 5.1 5.1 0.0
22 ALASKA 6.4 6.5 0.1
22 ARIZONA 6.9 7.0 0.1
22 DELAWARE 6.1 6.2 0.1
22 IDAHO 4.7 4.8 0.1
22 IOWA 4.4 4.5 0.1
22 KANSAS 4.8 4.9 0.1
22 MASSACHUSETTS 5.5 5.6 0.1
22 MISSISSIPPI 7.9 8.0 0.1
22 MONTANA 4.5 4.6 0.1
22 NEBRASKA 3.5 3.6 0.1
22 NEW MEXICO 6.5 6.6 0.1
22 NORTH CAROLINA 6.4 6.5 0.1
22 NORTH DAKOTA 2.7 2.8 0.1
22 OKLAHOMA 4.5 4.6 0.1
22 OREGON 6.8 6.9 0.1
22 PENNSYLVANIA 5.6 5.7 0.1
22 UTAH 3.5 3.6 0.1
22 VIRGINIA 5.3 5.4 0.1
22 WEST VIRGINIA 6.2 6.3 0.1
22 WISCONSIN 5.7 5.8 0.1
42 ALABAMA 6.8 7.0 0.2
42 MICHIGAN 7.5 7.7 0.2
42 OHIO 5.5 5.7 0.2
45 MARYLAND 5.8 6.1 0.3
45 VERMONT 3.4 3.7 0.3
47 GEORGIA 7.4 7.8 0.4
47 LOUISIANA 5.0 5.4 0.4
47 SOUTH CAROLINA 5.3 5.7 0.4
47 WYOMING 4.0 4.4 0.4
51 TENNESSEE 6.6 7.1 0.5

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 18, 2014