Unemployment Rates for States

Unemployment Rates for States
Monthly Rankings
Seasonally Adjusted
May 2015p
RankStateRate
1 NEBRASKA 2.6
2 NORTH DAKOTA 3.1
3 UTAH 3.5
4 VERMONT 3.6
5 IOWA 3.8
5 MINNESOTA 3.8
5 NEW HAMPSHIRE 3.8
5 SOUTH DAKOTA 3.8
9 IDAHO 3.9
9 MONTANA 3.9
11 HAWAII 4.1
11 WYOMING 4.1
13 COLORADO 4.3
13 OKLAHOMA 4.3
13 TEXAS 4.3
16 KANSAS 4.4
17 DELAWARE 4.6
17 MASSACHUSETTS 4.6
17 WISCONSIN 4.6
20 MAINE 4.7
21 VIRGINIA 4.9
22 INDIANA 5.1
22 KENTUCKY 5.1
24 OHIO 5.2
25 MARYLAND 5.3
25 OREGON 5.3
27 PENNSYLVANIA 5.4
27 WASHINGTON 5.4
29 MICHIGAN 5.5
30 ARKANSAS 5.7
30 FLORIDA 5.7
30 NEW YORK 5.7
30 NORTH CAROLINA 5.7
34 ARIZONA 5.8
34 MISSOURI 5.8
34 TENNESSEE 5.8
37 RHODE ISLAND 5.9
38 CONNECTICUT 6.0
38 ILLINOIS 6.0
40 ALABAMA 6.1
41 NEW MEXICO 6.2
42 GEORGIA 6.3
43 CALIFORNIA 6.4
44 NEW JERSEY 6.5
45 LOUISIANA 6.6
46 MISSISSIPPI 6.7
47 ALASKA 6.8
47 SOUTH CAROLINA 6.8
49 NEVADA 7.0
50 WEST VIRGINIA 7.2
51 DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 7.3

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: June 19, 2015