Over-the-Month Change in Unemployment Rates for States

Over-the-Month Change in Unemployment Rates for States
Monthly Rankings
Seasonally Adjusted
Jan. 2015 Feb. 2015p
Rank State Rate Rate Change
1 OREGON 6.3 5.8 -0.5
2 MICHIGAN 6.3 5.9 -0.4
3 CALIFORNIA 7.0 6.7 -0.3
3 KENTUCKY 5.5 5.2 -0.3
3 LOUISIANA 7.0 6.7 -0.3
6 ALABAMA 6.0 5.8 -0.2
6 DELAWARE 5.0 4.8 -0.2
6 IDAHO 4.1 3.9 -0.2
6 MAINE 5.2 5.0 -0.2
6 MASSACHUSETTS 5.1 4.9 -0.2
6 NEBRASKA 2.9 2.7 -0.2
6 RHODE ISLAND 6.5 6.3 -0.2
6 VERMONT 4.1 3.9 -0.2
6 WISCONSIN 5.0 4.8 -0.2
15 ARIZONA 6.6 6.5 -0.1
15 ARKANSAS 5.6 5.5 -0.1
15 FLORIDA 5.7 5.6 -0.1
15 GEORGIA 6.4 6.3 -0.1
15 ILLINOIS 6.1 6.0 -0.1
15 INDIANA 6.0 5.9 -0.1
15 IOWA 4.2 4.1 -0.1
15 MISSISSIPPI 7.1 7.0 -0.1
15 MONTANA 4.4 4.3 -0.1
15 NEW HAMPSHIRE 4.0 3.9 -0.1
15 TENNESSEE 6.7 6.6 -0.1
15 TEXAS 4.4 4.3 -0.1
27 ALASKA 6.3 6.3 0.0
27 COLORADO 4.2 4.2 0.0
27 HAWAII 4.1 4.1 0.0
27 KANSAS 4.2 4.2 0.0
27 MARYLAND 5.5 5.5 0.0
27 MINNESOTA 3.7 3.7 0.0
27 MISSOURI 5.5 5.5 0.0
27 NEVADA 7.1 7.1 0.0
27 NEW YORK 5.8 5.8 0.0
27 NORTH CAROLINA 5.3 5.3 0.0
27 OHIO 5.1 5.1 0.0
27 OKLAHOMA 3.9 3.9 0.0
27 SOUTH CAROLINA 6.6 6.6 0.0
27 SOUTH DAKOTA 3.4 3.4 0.0
27 UTAH 3.4 3.4 0.0
27 VIRGINIA 4.7 4.7 0.0
27 WASHINGTON 6.3 6.3 0.0
27 WYOMING 4.0 4.0 0.0
45 CONNECTICUT 6.3 6.4 0.1
45 DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 7.7 7.8 0.1
45 NEW JERSEY 6.3 6.4 0.1
45 NEW MEXICO 5.9 6.0 0.1
45 NORTH DAKOTA 2.8 2.9 0.1
45 PENNSYLVANIA 5.1 5.2 0.1
51 WEST VIRGINIA 5.9 6.1 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: March 27, 2015