Unemployment Rates for States, 2013 Annual Averages
State 2013
rate
Rank

United States

7.4

North Dakota

2.9 1

Nebraska

3.8 2

South Dakota

3.8 2

Vermont

4.4 4

Utah

4.6 5

Iowa

4.7 6

Wyoming

4.7 6

Hawaii

4.9 8

Minnesota

5.0 9

New Hampshire

5.1 10

Kansas

5.3 11

Oklahoma

5.3 11

Montana

5.4 13

Virginia

5.7 14

Idaho

6.1 15

Texas

6.2 16

Maine

6.6 17

Maryland

6.6 17

Delaware

6.7 19

Louisiana

6.7 19

Massachusetts

6.7 19

Missouri

6.7 19

Wisconsin

6.7 19

Colorado

6.8 24

West Virginia

6.8 24

Alaska

6.9 26

New Mexico

7.0 27

Washington

7.0 27

Alabama

7.2 29

Florida

7.2 29

Arkansas

7.3 31

Pennsylvania

7.4 32

Ohio

7.5 33

South Carolina

7.6 34

Arizona

7.7 35

Indiana

7.7 35

New York

7.7 35

Connecticut

7.8 38

Tennessee

7.8 38

Oregon

7.9 40

North Carolina

8.0 41

Kentucky

8.1 42

Georgia

8.2 43

New Jersey

8.2 43

District of Columbia

8.5 45

Mississippi

8.6 46

Michigan

8.8 47

California

8.9 48

Illinois

9.1 49

Rhode Island

9.2 50

Nevada

9.6 51

Note: Rates shown are a percentage of the labor force. Data refer to place of residence.

 

Last Modified Date: February 28, 2017