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Unemployment rates lower in January 2021 in 33 states

March 19, 2021

Unemployment rates were lower in January 2021 than in December 2020 in 33 states and the District of Columbia and stable in 17 states. Forty-eight states and the District of Columbia had jobless rate increases from a year earlier, and two states had little change. The national unemployment rate, 6.3 percent in January 2021, fell by 0.4 percentage point over the month, but was 2.8 points higher than in January 2020.

State unemployment rates, January 2011 to January 2021, seasonally adjusted
Month National rate Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware

Jan 2011

9.1% 10.1% 8.0% 9.8% 8.0% 12.3% 9.1% 9.4% 8.1%

Feb 2011

9.0 10.0 7.9 9.8 8.0 12.2 8.9 9.4 7.9

Mar 2011

9.0 9.9 7.8 9.7 8.0 12.1 8.8 9.3 7.8

Apr 2011

9.1 9.9 7.8 9.6 8.0 12.0 8.7 9.2 7.7

May 2011

9.0 9.8 7.7 9.6 8.0 12.0 8.7 9.2 7.7

Jun 2011

9.1 9.8 7.7 9.6 8.0 12.0 8.7 9.1 7.7

Jul 2011

9.0 9.7 7.7 9.5 8.0 12.0 8.7 9.0 7.6

Aug 2011

9.0 9.6 7.7 9.4 8.0 11.9 8.6 9.0 7.6

Sep 2011

9.0 9.4 7.7 9.3 7.9 11.8 8.6 8.8 7.5

Oct 2011

8.8 9.2 7.7 9.1 7.8 11.6 8.6 8.7 7.4

Nov 2011

8.6 8.9 7.6 9.0 7.7 11.5 8.5 8.6 7.2

Dec 2011

8.5 8.7 7.5 8.8 7.5 11.3 8.4 8.5 7.1

Jan 2012

8.3 8.5 7.5 8.7 7.4 11.2 8.4 8.4 7.0

Feb 2012

8.3 8.4 7.4 8.6 7.3 11.0 8.3 8.3 7.0

Mar 2012

8.2 8.4 7.4 8.6 7.3 11.0 8.3 8.3 7.0

Apr 2012

8.2 8.4 7.3 8.5 7.3 10.9 8.3 8.4 7.0

May 2012

8.2 8.4 7.3 8.5 7.3 10.8 8.2 8.4 7.1

Jun 2012

8.2 8.3 7.3 8.4 7.3 10.7 8.2 8.4 7.1

Jul 2012

8.2 8.2 7.2 8.3 7.3 10.5 8.1 8.4 7.1

Aug 2012

8.1 8.1 7.2 8.2 7.2 10.3 7.9 8.4 7.1

Sep 2012

7.8 7.9 7.1 8.1 7.2 10.2 7.8 8.4 7.1

Oct 2012

7.8 7.8 7.1 8.1 7.2 10.0 7.6 8.3 7.1

Nov 2012

7.7 7.8 7.1 8.1 7.2 9.9 7.5 8.3 7.1

Dec 2012

7.9 7.7 7.1 8.1 7.2 9.8 7.4 8.3 7.1

Jan 2013

8.0 7.6 7.1 8.1 7.2 9.7 7.3 8.3 7.1

Feb 2013

7.7 7.6 7.0 8.1 7.2 9.5 7.2 8.3 7.0

Mar 2013

7.5 7.5 7.0 8.0 7.2 9.4 7.1 8.2 7.0

Apr 2013

7.6 7.4 7.0 8.0 7.2 9.3 7.0 8.2 6.9

May 2013

7.5 7.3 7.0 7.9 7.2 9.2 6.9 8.1 6.8

Jun 2013

7.5 7.3 7.0 7.9 7.1 9.1 6.8 8.1 6.7

Jul 2013

7.3 7.2 7.0 7.8 7.1 9.0 6.8 8.0 6.6

Aug 2013

7.2 7.2 7.0 7.8 7.1 8.9 6.7 7.9 6.5

Sep 2013

7.2 7.2 7.0 7.7 7.0 8.8 6.5 7.8 6.3

Oct 2013

7.2 7.2 7.0 7.6 6.9 8.6 6.4 7.6 6.2

Nov 2013

6.9 7.2 6.9 7.5 6.7 8.5 6.2 7.5 6.1

Dec 2013

6.7 7.2 6.9 7.4 6.6 8.4 6.1 7.4 6.1

Jan 2014

6.6 7.2 6.9 7.2 6.5 8.2 6.0 7.2 6.0

Feb 2014

6.7 7.1 6.9 7.1 6.3 8.1 5.8 7.1 6.0

Mar 2014

6.7 7.1 6.9 7.0 6.2 8.0 5.6 6.9 5.9

Apr 2014

6.2 7.0 6.9 6.9 6.0 7.8 5.4 6.8 5.8

May 2014

6.3 6.9 6.9 6.9 6.0 7.7 5.2 6.7 5.8

Jun 2014

6.1 6.8 6.9 6.8 5.9 7.6 5.0 6.6 5.7

Jul 2014

6.2 6.7 6.8 6.7 5.8 7.5 4.8 6.6 5.6

Aug 2014

6.1 6.6 6.8 6.7 5.7 7.4 4.6 6.5 5.5

Sep 2014

5.9 6.5 6.7 6.7 5.7 7.3 4.5 6.4 5.4

Oct 2014

5.7 6.4 6.5 6.6 5.6 7.2 4.4 6.3 5.3

Nov 2014

5.8 6.3 6.4 6.5 5.6 7.1 4.3 6.2 5.2

Dec 2014

5.6 6.2 6.3 6.4 5.5 6.9 4.2 6.1 5.1

Jan 2015

5.7 6.1 6.2 6.4 5.5 6.8 4.1 6.0 5.0

Feb 2015

5.5 6.1 6.3 6.3 5.4 6.7 4.1 5.9 4.9

Mar 2015

5.4 6.1 6.3 6.2 5.4 6.6 4.1 5.8 4.9

Apr 2015

5.4 6.1 6.3 6.2 5.3 6.5 4.0 5.8 4.9

May 2015

5.6 6.1 6.3 6.1 5.2 6.4 3.9 5.7 4.9

Jun 2015

5.3 6.2 6.3 6.1 5.1 6.3 3.8 5.6 4.8

Jul 2015

5.2 6.2 6.2 6.1 4.9 6.2 3.7 5.6 4.8

Aug 2015

5.1 6.2 6.2 6.0 4.8 6.0 3.6 5.5 4.7

Sep 2015

5.0 6.1 6.2 6.0 4.6 5.9 3.5 5.4 4.7

Oct 2015

5.0 6.1 6.3 5.9 4.5 5.8 3.4 5.4 4.7

Nov 2015

5.1 6.1 6.3 5.8 4.4 5.8 3.4 5.4 4.6

Dec 2015

5.0 6.1 6.4 5.8 4.3 5.7 3.3 5.3 4.6

Jan 2016

4.8 6.1 6.4 5.7 4.2 5.7 3.3 5.2 4.5

Feb 2016

4.9 6.0 6.5 5.6 4.1 5.6 3.3 5.2 4.5

Mar 2016

5.0 6.0 6.5 5.6 4.0 5.6 3.3 5.1 4.4

Apr 2016

5.1 5.9 6.5 5.6 4.0 5.5 3.3 5.0 4.4

May 2016

4.8 5.9 6.6 5.5 4.0 5.5 3.3 4.9 4.4

Jun 2016

4.9 5.9 6.6 5.5 4.0 5.5 3.2 4.9 4.5

Jul 2016

4.8 5.9 6.6 5.5 4.0 5.5 3.2 4.8 4.5

Aug 2016

4.9 5.9 6.7 5.4 4.0 5.5 3.1 4.7 4.5

Sep 2016

5.0 5.9 6.7 5.4 3.9 5.5 3.0 4.7 4.6

Oct 2016

4.9 5.9 6.7 5.4 3.9 5.5 3.0 4.7 4.6

Nov 2016

4.7 5.8 6.7 5.3 3.9 5.4 2.9 4.6 4.7

Dec 2016

4.7 5.7 6.7 5.3 3.8 5.4 2.7 4.6 4.7

Jan 2017

4.7 5.5 6.6 5.2 3.8 5.3 2.6 4.6 4.7

Feb 2017

4.6 5.3 6.6 5.2 3.7 5.2 2.5 4.5 4.6

Mar 2017

4.4 5.1 6.5 5.1 3.7 5.1 2.4 4.5 4.6

Apr 2017

4.5 4.9 6.5 5.0 3.7 5.0 2.4 4.5 4.5

May 2017

4.4 4.7 6.5 5.0 3.7 4.9 2.4 4.4 4.5

Jun 2017

4.3 4.5 6.5 4.9 3.7 4.8 2.5 4.4 4.4

Jul 2017

4.3 4.4 6.5 4.9 3.7 4.8 2.6 4.4 4.4

Aug 2017

4.4 4.3 6.5 4.8 3.7 4.7 2.7 4.4 4.4

Sep 2017

4.2 4.2 6.5 4.8 3.8 4.7 2.8 4.3 4.4

Oct 2017

4.1 4.1 6.5 4.8 3.8 4.6 2.8 4.3 4.4

Nov 2017

4.2 4.0 6.4 4.9 3.8 4.5 2.8 4.3 4.3

Dec 2017

4.1 4.0 6.4 4.9 3.8 4.5 2.9 4.3 4.2

Jan 2018

4.0 4.0 6.3 4.9 3.8 4.4 2.9 4.2 4.1

Feb 2018

4.1 4.0 6.2 4.8 3.8 4.4 2.9 4.2 4.0

Mar 2018

4.0 4.0 6.1 4.8 3.7 4.3 2.9 4.1 3.9

Apr 2018

4.0 4.0 6.0 4.7 3.7 4.3 3.0 4.0 3.8

May 2018

3.8 4.0 5.9 4.7 3.6 4.2 3.0 4.0 3.7

Jun 2018

4.0 4.0 5.9 4.7 3.6 4.2 3.1 3.9 3.6

Jul 2018

3.8 4.0 5.8 4.7 3.6 4.2 3.1 3.8 3.6

Aug 2018

3.8 3.9 5.8 4.8 3.6 4.2 3.1 3.8 3.6

Sep 2018

3.7 3.9 5.8 4.8 3.6 4.2 3.1 3.8 3.6

Oct 2018

3.8 3.8 5.8 4.9 3.6 4.3 3.1 3.8 3.5

Nov 2018

3.8 3.8 5.8 5.0 3.7 4.3 3.1 3.7 3.5

Dec 2018

3.9 3.7 5.8 5.0 3.7 4.3 3.1 3.7 3.5

Jan 2019

4.0 3.6 5.8 5.0 3.6 4.3 3.0 3.7 3.5

Feb 2019

3.8 3.5 5.7 5.0 3.6 4.3 2.9 3.7 3.5

Mar 2019

3.8 3.3 5.6 5.0 3.5 4.2 2.8 3.6 3.4

Apr 2019

3.7 3.2 5.5 4.9 3.4 4.1 2.7 3.6 3.4

May 2019

3.7 3.1 5.4 4.9 3.4 4.1 2.6 3.5 3.4

Jun 2019

3.6 2.9 5.4 4.9 3.5 4.1 2.6 3.5 3.5

Jul 2019

3.6 2.9 5.4 4.9 3.5 4.1 2.6 3.5 3.6

Aug 2019

3.7 2.8 5.4 4.8 3.5 4.1 2.6 3.6 3.7

Sep 2019

3.5 2.8 5.3 4.8 3.5 4.1 2.5 3.6 3.8

Oct 2019

3.6 2.8 5.2 4.7 3.5 4.1 2.5 3.6 3.9

Nov 2019

3.6 2.7 5.0 4.7 3.5 4.1 2.5 3.6 4.0

Dec 2019

3.6 2.7 5.0 4.7 3.6 4.2 2.6 3.6 4.1

Jan 2020

3.5 2.7 5.0 4.8 3.7 4.2 2.7 3.7 4.3

Feb 2020

3.5 2.6 5.1 4.9 3.8 4.3 2.8 3.7 4.5

Mar 2020

4.4 2.6 5.1 5.0 3.9 4.5 4.7 3.8 4.8

Apr 2020

14.8 13.2 11.8 14.2 10.0 16.0 12.1 8.6 13.4

May 2020

13.3 7.9 11.6 10.6 8.5 15.6 11.6 11.4 13.3

Jun 2020

11.1 7.7 11.3 10.7 7.8 14.1 11.3 11.4 12.9

Jul 2020

10.2 7.4 11.0 10.4 7.1 13.2 7.4 11.3 8.3

Aug 2020

8.4 7.1 7.2 7.0 6.5 12.3 7.1 8.4 7.9

Sep 2020

7.8 6.7 7.0 6.9 5.9 10.6 7.0 8.3 7.6

Oct 2020

6.9 4.7 6.5 6.8 5.6 9.8 6.9 8.2 5.7

Nov 2020

6.7 4.7 6.5 6.8 5.3 8.7 6.9 8.2 5.8

Dec 2020

6.7 4.7 6.5 6.8 4.9 9.3 6.9 8.2 5.9

Jan 2021

6.3 4.3 6.6 6.7 4.6 9.0 6.6 8.1 6.0
State unemployment rates, January 2011 to January 2021, seasonally adjusted
Month District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana

Jan 2011

10.0% 10.6% 10.5% 6.8% 8.5% 9.6% 9.1% 5.9% 6.8% 9.8% 7.8%

Feb 2011

10.0 10.5 10.4 6.7 8.4 9.5 8.9 5.8 6.7 9.6 7.7

Mar 2011

10.1 10.4 10.3 6.7 8.4 9.5 8.8 5.7 6.6 9.5 7.6

Apr 2011

10.3 10.3 10.3 6.7 8.4 9.6 8.7 5.7 6.5 9.5 7.5

May 2011

10.4 10.2 10.3 6.8 8.3 9.8 8.8 5.7 6.4 9.5 7.4

Jun 2011

10.5 10.1 10.3 6.9 8.3 9.9 8.9 5.7 6.4 9.5 7.4

Jul 2011

10.5 10.0 10.2 7.0 8.2 10.0 9.1 5.7 6.3 9.5 7.4

Aug 2011

10.4 9.9 10.2 7.0 8.1 10.1 9.1 5.7 6.3 9.4 7.3

Sep 2011

10.3 9.7 10.1 7.0 8.0 10.0 9.1 5.6 6.3 9.3 7.3

Oct 2011

10.1 9.6 9.9 6.9 7.9 9.9 9.0 5.5 6.2 9.2 7.3

Nov 2011

9.9 9.4 9.8 6.8 7.8 9.7 8.8 5.5 6.1 9.0 7.3

Dec 2011

9.8 9.3 9.6 6.7 7.7 9.5 8.6 5.3 6.0 8.7 7.2

Jan 2012

9.6 9.2 9.5 6.6 7.7 9.3 8.4 5.2 5.9 8.5 7.1

Feb 2012

9.5 9.1 9.4 6.5 7.6 9.1 8.3 5.2 5.9 8.4 7.1

Mar 2012

9.3 9.0 9.3 6.4 7.6 9.0 8.2 5.1 5.8 8.2 7.0

Apr 2012

9.2 8.9 9.3 6.3 7.6 9.0 8.2 5.1 5.8 8.2 7.0

May 2012

9.1 8.9 9.2 6.2 7.5 9.0 8.2 5.1 5.8 8.2 6.9

Jun 2012

9.0 8.8 9.1 6.1 7.5 9.1 8.2 5.1 5.7 8.2 6.8

Jul 2012

8.8 8.6 9.0 5.9 7.4 9.0 8.2 5.1 5.7 8.2 6.7

Aug 2012

8.7 8.5 8.9 5.7 7.3 9.0 8.2 5.0 5.6 8.2 6.6

Sep 2012

8.6 8.4 8.8 5.5 7.2 9.0 8.2 5.0 5.6 8.1 6.5

Oct 2012

8.6 8.3 8.7 5.3 7.2 9.0 8.2 5.0 5.6 8.1 6.4

Nov 2012

8.6 8.2 8.7 5.2 7.1 9.0 8.2 4.9 5.6 8.1 6.5

Dec 2012

8.7 8.1 8.6 5.1 7.1 9.1 8.2 4.9 5.6 8.0 6.6

Jan 2013

8.7 8.0 8.6 5.0 7.0 9.2 8.2 4.9 5.6 8.0 6.7

Feb 2013

8.7 8.0 8.6 4.9 7.0 9.3 8.2 4.9 5.5 8.0 6.8

Mar 2013

8.7 7.9 8.5 4.9 7.0 9.3 8.1 4.9 5.5 8.0 6.8

Apr 2013

8.6 7.8 8.4 4.8 7.0 9.3 8.0 4.9 5.4 8.0 6.7

May 2013

8.5 7.6 8.3 4.7 7.0 9.2 7.8 4.8 5.4 8.0 6.7

Jun 2013

8.5 7.6 8.2 4.7 6.9 9.2 7.7 4.8 5.4 8.0 6.6

Jul 2013

8.5 7.5 8.1 4.7 6.9 9.2 7.5 4.7 5.3 8.0 6.5

Aug 2013

8.4 7.4 8.0 4.7 6.9 9.1 7.3 4.7 5.3 8.0 6.4

Sep 2013

8.3 7.3 7.9 4.7 6.9 9.0 7.1 4.6 5.2 7.9 6.2

Oct 2013

8.2 7.2 7.8 4.7 6.8 8.8 6.9 4.5 5.1 7.8 6.0

Nov 2013

8.1 7.1 7.7 4.7 6.4 8.7 6.7 4.5 5.0 7.7 5.9

Dec 2013

8.0 7.0 7.6 4.6 6.0 8.6 6.5 4.5 4.9 7.6 5.7

Jan 2014

7.9 6.9 7.5 4.6 5.6 8.4 6.4 4.4 4.8 7.5 5.6

Feb 2014

7.9 6.8 7.4 4.5 5.2 8.1 6.3 4.4 4.7 7.3 5.6

Mar 2014

7.8 6.7 7.4 4.4 4.9 7.9 6.2 4.4 4.7 7.2 5.7

Apr 2014

7.8 6.7 7.4 4.4 4.6 7.6 6.1 4.3 4.6 7.0 5.8

May 2014

7.8 6.6 7.3 4.4 4.5 7.4 6.1 4.3 4.6 6.7 6.0

Jun 2014

7.8 6.5 7.3 4.3 4.0 7.2 6.0 4.3 4.5 6.5 6.2

Jul 2014

7.7 6.4 7.2 4.2 4.0 7.0 5.9 4.2 4.5 6.3 6.4

Aug 2014

7.7 6.3 7.1 4.1 4.0 6.8 5.8 4.2 4.4 6.0 6.6

Sep 2014

7.6 6.2 7.0 4.1 4.0 6.6 5.8 4.2 4.4 5.9 6.7

Oct 2014

7.6 6.1 6.8 4.0 4.0 6.5 5.7 4.1 4.3 5.7 6.8

Nov 2014

7.5 6.0 6.7 3.9 3.9 6.3 5.6 4.0 4.3 5.5 6.8

Dec 2014

7.4 6.0 6.6 3.9 3.9 6.2 5.5 3.9 4.3 5.4 6.8

Jan 2015

7.4 5.9 6.5 3.8 3.8 6.1 5.4 3.9 4.3 5.3 6.8

Feb 2015

7.3 5.8 6.4 3.8 3.9 6.1 5.2 3.8 4.4 5.3 6.7

Mar 2015

7.2 5.8 6.3 3.7 3.9 6.0 5.1 3.8 4.4 5.3 6.6

Apr 2015

7.2 5.7 6.3 3.6 3.9 6.0 4.9 3.8 4.4 5.3 6.5

May 2015

7.0 5.7 6.2 3.5 3.9 6.0 4.8 3.7 4.3 5.2 6.4

Jun 2015

6.9 5.6 6.1 3.4 3.9 6.0 4.7 3.7 4.2 5.2 6.3

Jul 2015

6.8 5.5 6.0 3.3 3.9 5.9 4.6 3.6 4.1 5.2 6.1

Aug 2015

6.8 5.4 5.9 3.3 3.9 5.9 4.6 3.6 4.0 5.2 6.1

Sep 2015

6.7 5.3 5.9 3.2 3.9 5.9 4.5 3.6 4.0 5.2 6.0

Oct 2015

6.6 5.3 5.8 3.2 3.8 5.9 4.5 3.6 3.9 5.2 6.0

Nov 2015

6.6 5.2 5.8 3.1 3.8 6.0 4.5 3.6 3.9 5.2 6.0

Dec 2015

6.5 5.1 5.7 3.1 3.8 6.1 4.6 3.6 3.9 5.2 6.0

Jan 2016

6.4 5.1 5.7 3.0 3.8 6.2 4.6 3.6 3.9 5.2 6.0

Feb 2016

6.3 5.0 5.7 3.0 3.8 6.2 4.6 3.6 3.9 5.1 6.1

Mar 2016

6.2 5.0 5.6 3.0 3.7 6.2 4.6 3.6 3.9 5.1 6.1

Apr 2016

6.1 4.9 5.5 3.0 3.7 6.1 4.6 3.6 4.0 5.0 6.1

May 2016

6.1 4.9 5.4 3.0 3.7 6.0 4.5 3.6 4.0 4.9 6.1

Jun 2016

6.1 4.9 5.4 2.9 3.7 5.9 4.4 3.7 4.0 4.9 6.1

Jul 2016

6.2 4.9 5.4 2.9 3.7 5.8 4.4 3.6 4.1 4.9 6.1

Aug 2016

6.2 4.9 5.4 2.9 3.7 5.8 4.3 3.6 4.1 5.0 6.1

Sep 2016

6.3 4.9 5.4 2.8 3.6 5.7 4.2 3.6 4.1 5.0 6.1

Oct 2016

6.3 4.9 5.4 2.8 3.6 5.7 4.1 3.5 4.1 5.1 6.1

Nov 2016

6.3 4.8 5.4 2.7 3.6 5.6 4.1 3.5 4.1 5.1 6.0

Dec 2016

6.3 4.8 5.3 2.7 3.5 5.4 4.0 3.4 4.0 5.1 5.9

Jan 2017

6.3 4.7 5.2 2.6 3.4 5.3 3.8 3.4 3.9 5.1 5.8

Feb 2017

6.2 4.5 5.1 2.5 3.4 5.1 3.7 3.3 3.8 5.0 5.7

Mar 2017

6.2 4.4 5.0 2.5 3.3 5.0 3.6 3.2 3.7 5.0 5.5

Apr 2017

6.2 4.3 4.9 2.4 3.2 5.0 3.5 3.2 3.7 5.0 5.4

May 2017

6.2 4.3 4.9 2.3 3.1 4.9 3.4 3.1 3.6 4.9 5.2

Jun 2017

6.2 4.2 4.8 2.2 3.1 4.9 3.4 3.1 3.6 4.9 5.1

Jul 2017

6.2 4.2 4.7 2.1 3.1 5.0 3.5 3.1 3.6 4.8 5.0

Aug 2017

6.1 4.2 4.6 2.0 3.1 5.0 3.5 3.0 3.6 4.7 4.9

Sep 2017

6.1 4.1 4.6 2.0 3.1 4.9 3.5 3.0 3.6 4.6 4.8

Oct 2017

6.0 4.1 4.5 2.0 3.1 4.8 3.4 2.9 3.5 4.5 4.7

Nov 2017

6.0 4.0 4.5 2.0 3.0 4.8 3.3 2.9 3.5 4.4 4.7

Dec 2017

5.9 4.0 4.4 2.0 3.0 4.7 3.3 2.8 3.5 4.3 4.7

Jan 2018

5.9 3.9 4.3 2.1 3.0 4.5 3.3 2.8 3.4 4.2 4.7

Feb 2018

5.8 3.9 4.3 2.1 2.9 4.5 3.3 2.7 3.4 4.2 4.7

Mar 2018

5.8 3.8 4.2 2.1 2.8 4.4 3.3 2.7 3.3 4.2 4.8

Apr 2018

5.8 3.7 4.1 2.2 2.8 4.3 3.4 2.6 3.3 4.2 4.9

May 2018

5.7 3.6 4.0 2.2 2.8 4.3 3.4 2.6 3.2 4.2 4.9

Jun 2018

5.6 3.6 4.0 2.3 2.7 4.3 3.4 2.5 3.2 4.2 4.9

Jul 2018

5.6 3.5 3.9 2.4 2.7 4.3 3.4 2.5 3.2 4.2 4.9

Aug 2018

5.5 3.5 3.9 2.4 2.7 4.3 3.4 2.5 3.2 4.2 4.9

Sep 2018

5.6 3.5 3.9 2.5 2.8 4.3 3.4 2.5 3.3 4.2 4.8

Oct 2018

5.6 3.5 3.9 2.6 2.8 4.4 3.4 2.6 3.3 4.2 4.8

Nov 2018

5.7 3.5 3.9 2.7 2.9 4.4 3.4 2.6 3.3 4.2 4.8

Dec 2018

5.8 3.5 3.9 2.7 2.9 4.5 3.5 2.6 3.3 4.2 4.8

Jan 2019

5.8 3.5 3.9 2.7 2.9 4.5 3.5 2.7 3.3 4.2 4.7

Feb 2019

5.8 3.4 3.8 2.7 2.9 4.5 3.4 2.7 3.3 4.2 4.6

Mar 2019

5.7 3.4 3.7 2.6 2.8 4.4 3.3 2.7 3.2 4.1 4.4

Apr 2019

5.6 3.3 3.6 2.6 2.8 4.2 3.3 2.7 3.1 4.1 4.4

May 2019

5.4 3.3 3.6 2.5 2.8 4.1 3.2 2.7 3.1 4.1 4.3

Jun 2019

5.3 3.2 3.5 2.5 2.8 4.0 3.2 2.7 3.1 4.1 4.4

Jul 2019

5.2 3.3 3.5 2.5 2.8 3.9 3.2 2.8 3.1 4.1 4.5

Aug 2019

5.2 3.3 3.5 2.4 2.8 3.8 3.2 2.8 3.1 4.1 4.7

Sep 2019

5.1 3.2 3.4 2.3 2.7 3.7 3.2 2.8 3.1 4.1 4.8

Oct 2019

5.0 3.2 3.3 2.2 2.7 3.6 3.1 2.8 3.1 4.1 4.9

Nov 2019

4.9 3.2 3.3 2.1 2.6 3.5 3.1 2.8 3.1 4.1 4.9

Dec 2019

4.9 3.2 3.3 2.1 2.5 3.5 3.1 2.8 3.1 4.1 5.0

Jan 2020

4.9 3.3 3.3 2.0 2.6 3.5 3.2 2.8 3.1 4.1 5.1

Feb 2020

5.0 3.3 3.5 2.1 2.6 3.6 3.2 2.9 3.2 4.2 5.2

Mar 2020

5.2 4.9 3.6 2.1 2.7 3.7 3.3 2.9 3.2 4.2 5.3

Apr 2020

11.1 14.0 12.5 21.9 11.6 16.5 16.9 11.1 12.6 16.9 13.1

May 2020

8.9 14.2 9.4 21.9 8.3 15.4 12.0 8.3 9.0 10.9 13.1

Jun 2020

8.9 11.6 8.4 14.1 7.0 14.2 10.1 7.1 7.0 5.7 9.4

Jul 2020

8.9 11.5 7.6 14.1 5.9 12.0 8.6 6.1 6.6 5.6 9.1

Aug 2020

8.8 7.9 7.0 14.1 4.9 11.1 7.3 5.3 6.2 5.5 8.2

Sep 2020

8.7 7.2 6.5 14.8 6.0 10.4 6.3 4.7 6.1 5.5 8.0

Oct 2020

8.8 5.8 5.9 14.0 4.8 8.1 5.6 4.2 4.7 5.5 7.9

Nov 2020

8.8 5.4 5.6 10.3 4.3 8.1 5.0 3.9 4.7 5.6 7.9

Dec 2020

8.8 5.1 5.3 10.3 3.8 8.0 4.6 3.7 4.7 5.6 7.9

Jan 2021

8.4 4.8 5.1 10.2 3.4 7.7 4.2 3.5 3.5 5.3 7.6
State unemployment rates, January 2011 to January 2021, seasonally adjusted
Month Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska

Jan 2011

8.1% 7.5% 7.6% 10.5% 6.9% 9.9% 9.3% 7.0% 4.6%

Feb 2011

8.0 7.4 7.5 10.4 6.8 9.8 9.2 6.9 4.6

Mar 2011

7.9 7.4 7.4 9.9 6.7 9.8 9.0 6.8 4.5

Apr 2011

7.8 7.3 7.4 10.0 6.7 9.9 8.9 6.8 4.5

May 2011

7.8 7.4 7.3 10.1 6.7 9.9 8.8 6.7 4.5

Jun 2011

7.8 7.4 7.3 10.2 6.7 9.9 8.8 6.7 4.4

Jul 2011

7.8 7.4 7.2 10.2 6.7 9.9 8.7 6.7 4.4

Aug 2011

7.7 7.4 7.2 10.1 6.6 9.9 8.6 6.6 4.4

Sep 2011

7.6 7.3 7.1 9.9 6.4 9.8 8.4 6.5 4.3

Oct 2011

7.5 7.2 7.0 9.8 6.2 9.7 8.2 6.4 4.3

Nov 2011

7.4 7.1 6.9 9.6 6.0 9.5 8.0 6.3 4.2

Dec 2011

7.3 7.0 6.8 9.4 5.9 9.3 7.8 6.1 4.1

Jan 2012

7.2 6.9 6.7 9.2 5.8 9.1 7.6 6.0 4.1

Feb 2012

7.2 6.9 6.7 9.1 5.7 9.0 7.5 5.9 4.0

Mar 2012

7.2 6.9 6.7 9.1 5.7 8.9 7.4 5.9 3.9

Apr 2012

7.2 6.9 6.7 9.1 5.7 8.9 7.3 5.9 3.9

May 2012

7.3 6.9 6.7 9.1 5.7 8.9 7.2 5.9 3.9

Jun 2012

7.3 6.9 6.7 9.1 5.7 8.9 7.2 5.9 3.9

Jul 2012

7.2 6.9 6.7 9.0 5.7 8.8 7.1 5.9 3.9

Aug 2012

7.2 6.9 6.7 9.0 5.7 8.8 7.0 5.8 3.8

Sep 2012

7.2 6.8 6.7 9.0 5.6 8.7 7.0 5.7 3.8

Oct 2012

7.1 6.8 6.7 9.0 5.6 8.7 7.0 5.6 3.8

Nov 2012

7.1 6.8 6.7 9.0 5.5 8.6 7.0 5.6 3.8

Dec 2012

7.1 6.8 6.7 9.0 5.4 8.6 7.0 5.5 3.8

Jan 2013

7.1 6.8 6.7 9.0 5.4 8.7 6.9 5.5 3.8

Feb 2013

7.0 6.8 6.8 9.0 5.3 8.7 6.9 5.5 3.8

Mar 2013

7.0 6.7 6.8 8.9 5.2 8.7 6.9 5.5 3.8

Apr 2013

6.9 6.7 6.8 8.9 5.2 8.7 6.9 5.5 3.8

May 2013

6.8 6.6 6.7 8.8 5.1 8.6 6.8 5.4 3.7

Jun 2013

6.7 6.6 6.7 8.8 5.1 8.5 6.8 5.4 3.7

Jul 2013

6.7 6.5 6.7 8.8 5.0 8.5 6.8 5.4 3.7

Aug 2013

6.6 6.5 6.7 8.8 5.0 8.5 6.8 5.3 3.7

Sep 2013

6.5 6.4 6.6 8.6 4.9 8.4 6.7 5.3 3.6

Oct 2013

6.4 6.3 6.5 8.5 4.8 8.3 6.6 5.2 3.5

Nov 2013

6.3 6.2 6.4 8.4 4.8 8.2 6.6 5.1 3.5

Dec 2013

6.2 6.1 6.3 8.2 4.7 8.1 6.6 5.0 3.5

Jan 2014

6.1 6.1 6.2 8.1 4.7 8.1 6.6 5.0 3.5

Feb 2014

6.0 6.0 6.1 8.0 4.6 8.0 6.6 4.9 3.5

Mar 2014

5.9 5.9 6.0 7.9 4.6 7.9 6.5 4.8 3.4

Apr 2014

5.8 5.9 5.9 7.7 4.5 7.9 6.4 4.7 3.4

May 2014

5.7 5.8 5.9 7.5 4.4 7.8 6.3 4.7 3.3

Jun 2014

5.6 5.8 5.8 7.4 4.3 7.7 6.2 4.7 3.3

Jul 2014

5.5 5.7 5.7 7.2 4.2 7.6 6.1 4.6 3.2

Aug 2014

5.4 5.6 5.6 7.0 4.1 7.5 6.0 4.6 3.2

Sep 2014

5.3 5.6 5.6 6.8 4.0 7.4 5.9 4.6 3.1

Oct 2014

5.2 5.5 5.5 6.6 4.0 7.2 5.8 4.5 3.1

Nov 2014

5.2 5.5 5.4 6.4 3.9 7.1 5.7 4.5 3.0

Dec 2014

5.0 5.4 5.2 6.2 3.9 6.9 5.7 4.4 3.0

Jan 2015

4.9 5.4 5.2 6.0 3.8 6.8 5.6 4.3 2.9

Feb 2015

4.8 5.3 5.1 5.9 3.8 6.7 5.6 4.3 2.9

Mar 2015

4.7 5.3 5.0 5.8 3.8 6.7 5.6 4.3 3.0

Apr 2015

4.6 5.2 5.0 5.7 3.8 6.6 5.5 4.2 3.0

May 2015

4.5 5.1 4.9 5.6 3.8 6.5 5.3 4.3 3.0

Jun 2015

4.4 5.0 4.8 5.5 3.8 6.4 5.2 4.3 3.0

Jul 2015

4.3 4.9 4.7 5.4 3.8 6.3 5.0 4.3 3.0

Aug 2015

4.2 4.9 4.7 5.2 3.8 6.3 4.9 4.3 3.0

Sep 2015

4.1 4.8 4.6 5.1 3.8 6.3 4.8 4.3 3.0

Oct 2015

4.1 4.7 4.6 5.0 3.7 6.4 4.7 4.3 3.0

Nov 2015

4.0 4.7 4.5 5.0 3.8 6.4 4.6 4.3 3.0

Dec 2015

4.0 4.6 4.4 4.9 3.8 6.4 4.5 4.3 3.0

Jan 2016

4.0 4.5 4.4 4.9 3.8 6.3 4.5 4.4 3.0

Feb 2016

3.9 4.4 4.3 4.9 3.8 6.2 4.4 4.4 3.0

Mar 2016

3.9 4.3 4.2 5.0 3.8 6.1 4.4 4.4 3.0

Apr 2016

3.9 4.3 4.1 5.0 3.8 6.0 4.5 4.4 3.0

May 2016

3.8 4.3 4.1 5.0 3.8 6.0 4.6 4.4 3.0

Jun 2016

3.8 4.3 4.0 5.0 3.8 5.9 4.7 4.3 3.1

Jul 2016

3.8 4.2 3.9 5.0 3.9 5.9 4.7 4.3 3.1

Aug 2016

3.7 4.2 3.9 5.0 3.9 5.9 4.7 4.3 3.1

Sep 2016

3.7 4.3 3.9 5.1 4.0 5.9 4.7 4.3 3.1

Oct 2016

3.7 4.3 3.9 5.1 4.0 5.9 4.6 4.3 3.2

Nov 2016

3.6 4.2 3.9 5.1 4.0 5.8 4.5 4.2 3.1

Dec 2016

3.5 4.2 3.9 5.0 3.9 5.7 4.3 4.2 3.1

Jan 2017

3.5 4.2 3.9 4.9 3.8 5.6 4.2 4.2 3.1

Feb 2017

3.4 4.1 3.8 4.7 3.7 5.5 4.0 4.2 3.0

Mar 2017

3.4 4.1 3.8 4.5 3.6 5.4 3.9 4.1 3.0

Apr 2017

3.4 4.1 3.8 4.4 3.5 5.4 3.9 4.1 2.9

May 2017

3.4 4.0 3.8 4.3 3.5 5.3 3.8 4.1 2.9

Jun 2017

3.4 4.0 3.8 4.4 3.4 5.3 3.7 4.1 2.9

Jul 2017

3.4 4.0 3.8 4.5 3.4 5.2 3.7 4.1 2.9

Aug 2017

3.4 4.1 3.8 4.6 3.4 5.1 3.7 4.1 2.9

Sep 2017

3.4 4.1 3.8 4.7 3.3 5.0 3.6 4.1 2.9

Oct 2017

3.3 4.1 3.8 4.7 3.3 5.0 3.6 4.1 2.9

Nov 2017

3.2 4.1 3.8 4.7 3.2 4.9 3.6 4.1 2.9

Dec 2017

3.1 4.1 3.7 4.6 3.2 4.9 3.5 4.0 2.9

Jan 2018

3.0 4.1 3.7 4.5 3.1 4.9 3.5 4.0 2.9

Feb 2018

2.9 4.0 3.6 4.4 3.1 4.9 3.4 3.9 2.9

Mar 2018

2.9 4.0 3.6 4.3 3.1 4.9 3.3 3.9 2.9

Apr 2018

3.0 3.9 3.5 4.2 3.0 4.9 3.3 3.8 2.8

May 2018

3.1 3.9 3.5 4.1 3.0 4.9 3.2 3.8 2.8

Jun 2018

3.2 3.8 3.5 4.0 2.9 4.8 3.2 3.7 2.8

Jul 2018

3.2 3.8 3.4 4.0 2.9 4.8 3.1 3.7 2.8

Aug 2018

3.3 3.7 3.4 4.0 2.9 4.8 3.1 3.7 2.8

Sep 2018

3.3 3.7 3.3 4.0 3.0 4.9 3.1 3.7 2.8

Oct 2018

3.2 3.7 3.3 4.1 3.0 5.0 3.1 3.7 2.9

Nov 2018

3.2 3.7 3.3 4.1 3.1 5.2 3.1 3.7 2.9

Dec 2018

3.1 3.7 3.3 4.2 3.2 5.3 3.2 3.7 3.0

Jan 2019

3.0 3.7 3.2 4.2 3.2 5.4 3.2 3.7 3.0

Feb 2019

2.8 3.6 3.2 4.2 3.2 5.4 3.2 3.6 3.0

Mar 2019

2.7 3.6 3.1 4.2 3.2 5.4 3.2 3.6 3.0

Apr 2019

2.6 3.5 3.1 4.2 3.2 5.4 3.1 3.6 3.0

May 2019

2.6 3.5 3.0 4.2 3.1 5.4 3.1 3.6 3.0

Jun 2019

2.6 3.5 3.0 4.2 3.1 5.5 3.2 3.6 3.0

Jul 2019

2.7 3.5 3.0 4.1 3.1 5.6 3.2 3.6 3.0

Aug 2019

2.7 3.5 3.0 4.1 3.1 5.7 3.3 3.6 3.0

Sep 2019

2.7 3.4 3.0 4.0 3.1 5.7 3.4 3.6 3.0

Oct 2019

2.7 3.4 2.9 3.9 3.1 5.6 3.4 3.6 2.9

Nov 2019

2.7 3.3 2.9 3.8 3.1 5.6 3.5 3.6 2.9

Dec 2019

2.8 3.3 2.9 3.7 3.1 5.5 3.5 3.6 2.9

Jan 2020

3.0 3.4 2.8 3.7 3.2 5.6 3.6 3.7 2.9

Feb 2020

3.1 3.5 2.8 3.7 3.3 5.8 3.6 3.7 3.0

Mar 2020

3.1 3.5 2.7 3.7 3.5 6.0 3.7 3.8 3.1

Apr 2020

9.1 9.0 16.4 23.6 9.0 15.7 12.5 11.9 7.4

May 2020

8.3 9.0 15.3 20.8 11.3 11.0 9.6 9.1 5.4

Jun 2020

5.3 8.6 14.8 14.1 8.9 9.6 8.1 7.6 6.6

Jul 2020

8.8 8.7 9.8 9.0 7.6 8.5 6.8 6.6 4.4

Aug 2020

5.2 8.6 9.3 8.5 6.6 7.8 6.0 5.8 4.0

Sep 2020

4.9 7.0 8.9 8.2 5.8 7.2 5.4 5.2 3.8

Oct 2020

4.8 6.8 8.5 8.1 5.3 6.9 5.0 4.7 3.6

Nov 2020

4.9 6.8 8.4 8.2 5.0 6.7 4.7 4.5 3.4

Dec 2020

5.0 6.8 8.4 8.2 4.7 6.6 4.4 4.2 3.4

Jan 2021

5.2 6.4 7.8 5.7 4.5 6.4 4.3 4.0 3.2
State unemployment rates, January 2011 to January 2021, seasonally adjusted
Month Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania

Jan 2011

13.7% 5.6% 9.5% 7.4% 8.4% 10.4% 3.5% 9.3% 5.9% 10.1% 7.8%

Feb 2011

13.6 5.5 9.4 7.2 8.3 10.3 3.4 9.1 5.8 9.8 7.7

Mar 2011

13.5 5.4 9.4 7.1 8.2 10.2 3.4 9.0 5.6 9.7 7.6

Apr 2011

13.5 5.4 9.4 7.1 8.2 10.2 3.4 9.0 5.6 9.6 7.6

May 2011

13.4 5.5 9.4 7.1 8.2 10.2 3.4 9.0 5.5 9.6 7.7

Jun 2011

13.5 5.5 9.4 7.1 8.3 10.3 3.4 9.0 5.5 9.7 7.8

Jul 2011

13.4 5.5 9.4 7.2 8.3 10.3 3.4 9.0 5.6 9.7 7.8

Aug 2011

13.4 5.5 9.4 7.3 8.4 10.4 3.4 8.9 5.6 9.6 7.9

Sep 2011

13.3 5.5 9.3 7.3 8.4 10.3 3.4 8.7 5.6 9.6 7.9

Oct 2011

13.1 5.4 9.3 7.3 8.5 10.2 3.3 8.5 5.5 9.4 7.8

Nov 2011

12.8 5.3 9.3 7.3 8.5 10.1 3.2 8.3 5.5 9.3 7.7

Dec 2011

12.6 5.3 9.3 7.2 8.6 9.9 3.1 8.0 5.4 9.2 7.6

Jan 2012

12.3 5.2 9.3 7.1 8.6 9.7 3.0 7.8 5.3 9.1 7.5

Feb 2012

12.2 5.2 9.3 7.0 8.6 9.6 2.9 7.7 5.1 9.0 7.5

Mar 2012

12.1 5.3 9.4 7.0 8.7 9.5 2.9 7.6 5.1 9.0 7.5

Apr 2012

12.0 5.4 9.5 7.0 8.8 9.5 2.9 7.5 5.1 8.9 7.6

May 2012

11.9 5.4 9.5 7.0 8.8 9.5 2.9 7.4 5.1 8.9 7.7

Jun 2012

11.8 5.5 9.5 6.9 8.8 9.5 2.9 7.3 5.1 8.9 7.7

Jul 2012

11.6 5.6 9.5 6.9 8.7 9.5 2.9 7.3 5.1 8.8 7.8

Aug 2012

11.4 5.6 9.4 6.9 8.6 9.5 2.9 7.2 5.1 8.7 7.8

Sep 2012

11.2 5.6 9.4 6.9 8.6 9.5 2.9 7.2 5.1 8.7 7.7

Oct 2012

11.1 5.6 9.3 6.9 8.5 9.5 3.0 7.2 5.1 8.6 7.7

Nov 2012

10.9 5.6 9.3 7.0 8.4 9.5 3.0 7.3 5.1 8.6 7.7

Dec 2012

10.8 5.6 9.2 7.0 8.4 9.4 3.0 7.4 5.1 8.5 7.7

Jan 2013

10.7 5.6 9.1 7.0 8.3 9.4 3.0 7.5 5.2 8.4 7.6

Feb 2013

10.6 5.5 9.0 7.0 8.2 9.1 3.0 7.6 5.2 8.3 7.5

Mar 2013

10.5 5.5 8.9 6.9 8.1 8.8 3.0 7.6 5.2 8.2 7.4

Apr 2013

10.4 5.4 8.8 6.9 8.0 8.5 2.9 7.6 5.2 8.0 7.3

May 2013

10.2 5.3 8.7 6.9 7.9 8.2 2.9 7.6 5.1 7.9 7.2

Jun 2013

10.1 5.2 8.5 6.9 7.9 7.8 2.9 7.6 5.1 7.8 7.1

Jul 2013

9.9 5.2 8.4 6.9 7.8 7.5 2.9 7.6 5.1 7.7 7.1

Aug 2013

9.8 5.2 8.2 6.9 7.8 7.3 2.9 7.6 5.1 7.6 7.0

Sep 2013

9.6 5.1 8.0 6.9 7.6 6.7 2.8 7.5 5.1 7.4 6.9

Oct 2013

9.4 5.1 7.8 6.9 7.5 6.6 2.8 7.3 5.1 7.3 6.8

Nov 2013

9.3 5.0 7.6 6.9 7.3 6.5 2.8 7.1 5.0 7.2 6.7

Dec 2013

9.1 4.9 7.5 6.8 7.1 6.4 2.8 6.9 5.0 7.2 6.6

Jan 2014

8.9 4.8 7.3 6.8 7.0 6.4 2.7 6.6 4.9 7.2 6.5

Feb 2014

8.8 4.7 7.1 6.7 6.8 6.3 2.7 6.4 4.7 7.1 6.4

Mar 2014

8.6 4.6 7.0 6.7 6.7 6.3 2.6 6.2 4.6 7.0 6.3

Apr 2014

8.5 4.5 6.8 6.7 6.5 6.3 2.6 6.0 4.5 6.9 6.2

May 2014

8.3 4.4 6.7 6.7 6.4 6.2 2.6 5.9 4.4 6.8 6.1

Jun 2014

8.2 4.3 6.7 6.6 6.3 6.2 2.6 5.8 4.3 6.7 6.0

Jul 2014

8.1 4.3 6.6 6.6 6.2 6.1 2.6 5.7 4.2 6.6 5.8

Aug 2014

7.9 4.2 6.6 6.6 6.1 6.1 2.6 5.6 4.2 6.5 5.7

Sep 2014

7.8 4.1 6.6 6.5 6.0 6.0 2.6 5.5 4.1 6.4 5.6

Oct 2014

7.7 4.1 6.5 6.4 5.9 5.9 2.6 5.4 4.1 6.3 5.6

Nov 2014

7.6 4.0 6.5 6.4 5.8 5.8 2.6 5.3 4.0 6.2 5.5

Dec 2014

7.5 3.9 6.4 6.4 5.8 5.7 2.6 5.2 4.0 6.0 5.5

Jan 2015

7.4 3.8 6.3 6.5 5.7 5.7 2.6 5.2 4.0 5.8 5.5

Feb 2015

7.3 3.8 6.3 6.6 5.6 5.7 2.6 5.2 4.1 5.8 5.5

Mar 2015

7.2 3.7 6.2 6.7 5.6 5.8 2.7 5.2 4.2 5.7 5.5

Apr 2015

7.1 3.6 6.1 6.7 5.5 5.8 2.8 5.1 4.3 5.7 5.5

May 2015

7.0 3.5 6.0 6.7 5.4 5.8 2.8 5.0 4.4 5.6 5.5

Jun 2015

6.9 3.4 5.8 6.7 5.3 5.8 2.8 4.9 4.4 5.5 5.4

Jul 2015

6.8 3.3 5.6 6.6 5.2 5.7 2.8 4.8 4.4 5.5 5.4

Aug 2015

6.7 3.3 5.5 6.6 5.0 5.7 2.8 4.8 4.3 5.4 5.3

Sep 2015

6.6 3.2 5.3 6.6 4.9 5.6 2.8 4.7 4.3 5.3 5.3

Oct 2015

6.5 3.1 5.2 6.5 4.9 5.5 2.8 4.8 4.3 5.2 5.3

Nov 2015

6.4 3.0 5.1 6.5 4.9 5.4 2.9 4.8 4.4 5.1 5.2

Dec 2015

6.3 3.0 5.0 6.5 4.8 5.4 3.0 4.9 4.4 5.0 5.3

Jan 2016

6.2 2.9 5.0 6.5 4.8 5.3 3.1 5.0 4.5 4.9 5.3

Feb 2016

6.2 2.9 5.0 6.5 4.8 5.2 3.2 5.0 4.5 4.9 5.3

Mar 2016

6.1 2.8 5.0 6.6 4.8 5.2 3.2 5.0 4.6 4.9 5.3

Apr 2016

6.0 2.8 5.0 6.6 4.8 5.1 3.2 5.0 4.7 4.9 5.4

May 2016

5.9 2.9 5.0 6.7 4.8 5.1 3.2 5.0 4.7 4.9 5.4

Jun 2016

5.8 2.9 5.0 6.8 4.9 5.0 3.2 5.0 4.8 4.9 5.4

Jul 2016

5.7 2.9 5.0 6.9 4.9 5.0 3.1 5.0 4.8 4.9 5.4

Aug 2016

5.7 2.9 5.0 6.9 5.0 5.1 3.1 5.0 4.8 4.8 5.4

Sep 2016

5.6 2.9 4.9 6.9 5.0 5.1 3.0 5.1 4.7 4.7 5.4

Oct 2016

5.6 2.9 4.9 6.9 5.0 5.1 3.0 5.2 4.7 4.5 5.3

Nov 2016

5.5 2.9 4.8 6.9 4.9 5.0 3.0 5.3 4.6 4.4 5.3

Dec 2016

5.4 2.9 4.7 6.8 4.8 5.0 2.9 5.3 4.5 4.3 5.2

Jan 2017

5.3 2.9 4.6 6.7 4.7 4.9 2.9 5.2 4.4 4.1 5.2

Feb 2017

5.2 2.9 4.5 6.6 4.7 4.8 2.8 5.2 4.3 4.0 5.1

Mar 2017

5.2 2.9 4.5 6.5 4.6 4.7 2.7 5.1 4.2 4.0 5.0

Apr 2017

5.1 2.8 4.4 6.4 4.6 4.6 2.6 5.1 4.1 3.9 5.0

May 2017

5.1 2.8 4.4 6.2 4.6 4.5 2.6 5.0 4.0 4.0 5.0

Jun 2017

5.0 2.8 4.5 6.1 4.7 4.5 2.6 5.0 4.0 4.0 4.9

Jul 2017

5.0 2.8 4.5 6.0 4.7 4.5 2.6 5.0 4.0 4.1 4.9

Aug 2017

4.9 2.8 4.5 5.9 4.7 4.4 2.6 5.0 4.0 4.1 4.9

Sep 2017

4.9 2.8 4.6 5.8 4.7 4.4 2.6 4.9 3.9 4.1 4.9

Oct 2017

4.9 2.8 4.6 5.7 4.6 4.4 2.7 4.8 3.9 4.1 4.9

Nov 2017

4.8 2.8 4.5 5.6 4.6 4.4 2.7 4.7 3.8 4.1 4.9

Dec 2017

4.8 2.8 4.5 5.4 4.6 4.3 2.7 4.6 3.8 4.1 4.9

Jan 2018

4.7 2.8 4.4 5.2 4.5 4.3 2.6 4.5 3.7 4.1 4.8

Feb 2018

4.6 2.8 4.4 5.1 4.4 4.2 2.6 4.5 3.6 4.0 4.7

Mar 2018

4.6 2.7 4.3 4.9 4.3 4.1 2.6 4.5 3.5 4.0 4.6

Apr 2018

4.5 2.7 4.2 4.8 4.2 4.1 2.5 4.5 3.4 3.9 4.5

May 2018

4.4 2.7 4.1 4.8 4.1 4.0 2.5 4.6 3.3 3.9 4.4

Jun 2018

4.3 2.6 4.0 4.7 4.0 4.0 2.5 4.5 3.2 3.9 4.4

Jul 2018

4.3 2.6 3.9 4.8 3.9 3.9 2.4 4.5 3.1 3.9 4.4

Aug 2018

4.3 2.6 3.8 4.8 3.9 3.9 2.4 4.5 3.0 3.9 4.4

Sep 2018

4.3 2.5 3.8 4.9 3.9 3.9 2.4 4.5 3.0 4.0 4.4

Oct 2018

4.3 2.6 3.7 5.0 3.9 3.9 2.4 4.5 3.1 4.1 4.4

Nov 2018

4.3 2.6 3.7 5.1 4.0 4.0 2.4 4.5 3.1 4.2 4.4

Dec 2018

4.3 2.6 3.6 5.2 4.0 4.0 2.4 4.4 3.2 4.2 4.4

Jan 2019

4.2 2.6 3.6 5.2 4.0 4.0 2.3 4.3 3.2 4.2 4.3

Feb 2019

4.1 2.6 3.5 5.1 3.9 4.0 2.3 4.2 3.2 4.1 4.3

Mar 2019

4.1 2.6 3.4 5.1 3.9 4.0 2.3 4.1 3.1 4.0 4.3

Apr 2019

4.0 2.6 3.3 5.1 3.8 3.9 2.3 4.0 3.1 3.9 4.3

May 2019

3.9 2.6 3.2 5.0 3.8 3.9 2.3 4.0 3.0 3.8 4.3

Jun 2019

3.9 2.6 3.2 5.0 3.8 3.8 2.3 4.1 3.0 3.7 4.4

Jul 2019

3.9 2.6 3.3 5.0 3.8 3.8 2.4 4.2 3.1 3.7 4.4

Aug 2019

3.9 2.6 3.4 5.0 3.8 3.7 2.4 4.2 3.1 3.6 4.5

Sep 2019

3.8 2.6 3.5 5.0 3.8 3.7 2.3 4.2 3.1 3.5 4.6

Oct 2019

3.7 2.6 3.5 4.9 3.8 3.6 2.3 4.2 3.1 3.4 4.6

Nov 2019

3.7 2.6 3.6 4.9 3.7 3.5 2.3 4.2 3.1 3.3 4.7

Dec 2019

3.6 2.6 3.6 5.0 3.7 3.5 2.2 4.3 3.0 3.3 4.7

Jan 2020

3.7 2.6 3.7 5.1 3.8 3.5 2.2 4.5 3.1 3.4 4.8

Feb 2020

3.7 2.6 3.7 5.3 3.9 3.6 2.3 4.7 3.1 3.5 5.0

Mar 2020

6.4 2.7 3.8 5.4 3.9 3.9 2.3 4.9 3.2 3.6 5.1

Apr 2020

29.5 16.0 16.6 10.0 16.2 13.5 8.7 16.4 13.0 13.2 16.2

May 2020

24.5 13.4 16.5 10.0 15.7 13.5 8.7 14.9 9.5 11.7 13.5

Jun 2020

15.4 10.3 16.3 9.8 15.0 8.8 6.2 10.3 8.2 10.3 13.3

Jul 2020

16.6 8.1 13.1 12.5 14.7 8.8 6.2 9.3 7.2 9.6 13.0

Aug 2020

14.5 6.6 11.0 9.3 11.7 6.8 6.1 9.0 6.3 8.4 10.2

Sep 2020

13.0 5.5 7.8 8.6 10.0 7.3 4.7 7.4 5.7 7.5 7.1

Oct 2020

12.0 4.7 7.7 8.5 8.7 6.8 4.7 5.6 5.2 7.0 7.0

Nov 2020

8.7 4.2 10.2 8.5 8.7 6.4 4.7 5.6 4.8 6.6 7.1

Dec 2020

8.2 3.8 7.7 8.6 8.7 6.1 4.7 5.6 4.5 6.3 7.1

Jan 2021

8.1 3.6 7.9 8.7 8.8 5.9 4.5 5.3 4.3 6.2 7.3
State unemployment rates, January 2011 to January 2021, seasonally adjusted
Month Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia

Jan 2011

11.2% 10.8% 5.0% 9.6% 8.2% 7.8% 6.0% 6.7% 8.9% 8.4%

Feb 2011

11.1 10.7 4.9 9.5 8.2 7.7 5.9 6.6 8.8 8.3

Mar 2011

11.0 10.7 4.9 9.4 8.1 7.7 5.9 6.6 8.8 8.1

Apr 2011

11.0 10.7 4.8 9.3 8.1 7.7 5.8 6.5 8.7 8.0

May 2011

11.0 10.7 4.7 9.3 8.2 7.7 5.7 6.5 8.6 7.9

Jun 2011

11.0 10.7 4.6 9.2 8.3 7.7 5.7 6.6 8.6 7.8

Jul 2011

11.0 10.6 4.5 9.2 8.3 7.4 5.6 6.6 8.6 7.8

Aug 2011

11.0 10.5 4.5 9.1 8.2 7.0 5.5 6.6 8.5 7.8

Sep 2011

11.0 10.3 4.4 8.9 8.0 6.6 5.4 6.6 8.4 7.7

Oct 2011

11.0 10.1 4.4 8.8 7.8 6.2 5.2 6.5 8.3 7.5

Nov 2011

11.0 9.9 4.3 8.6 7.5 5.8 5.1 6.4 8.1 7.4

Dec 2011

10.9 9.7 4.2 8.4 7.3 5.4 5.0 6.3 8.0 7.2

Jan 2012

10.7 9.6 4.2 8.2 7.1 5.3 4.9 6.2 8.0 7.1

Feb 2012

10.6 9.5 4.1 8.1 7.0 4.7 4.9 6.2 7.9 7.0

Mar 2012

10.5 9.4 4.1 8.0 6.7 4.8 4.8 6.1 7.9 7.1

Apr 2012

10.5 9.4 4.1 8.0 6.8 4.8 4.9 6.1 7.9 7.2

May 2012

10.4 9.3 4.1 8.0 6.8 4.9 4.9 6.1 8.0 7.3

Jun 2012

10.4 9.2 4.1 8.0 6.8 4.8 4.9 6.0 8.0 7.4

Jul 2012

10.3 9.0 4.1 8.0 6.7 4.8 4.9 5.9 7.8 7.4

Aug 2012

10.1 8.8 4.1 7.9 6.6 4.7 4.8 5.9 7.6 7.4

Sep 2012

10.0 8.7 4.0 7.8 6.5 4.7 4.8 5.8 7.4 7.4

Oct 2012

9.8 8.6 4.0 7.8 6.5 4.6 4.7 5.7 7.2 7.3

Nov 2012

9.7 8.5 3.9 7.8 6.5 4.6 4.7 5.7 7.1 7.3

Dec 2012

9.6 8.4 3.9 7.9 6.5 4.6 4.6 5.7 6.9 7.2

Jan 2013

9.6 8.4 3.9 8.0 6.5 4.5 4.6 5.6 6.9 7.1

Feb 2013

9.5 8.3 3.8 8.0 6.6 4.4 4.6 5.6 6.7 6.9

Mar 2013

9.5 8.1 3.8 8.0 6.5 4.4 4.6 5.6 6.7 6.8

Apr 2013

9.5 7.9 3.8 8.0 6.5 4.3 4.5 5.6 6.7 6.7

May 2013

9.5 7.7 3.8 7.9 6.4 4.3 4.5 5.6 6.7 6.6

Jun 2013

9.6 7.5 3.7 7.9 6.4 4.2 4.5 5.6 6.7 6.6

Jul 2013

9.6 7.4 3.7 7.8 6.3 4.2 4.4 5.6 6.7 6.6

Aug 2013

9.6 7.2 3.7 7.7 6.3 4.2 4.4 5.6 6.7 6.6

Sep 2013

9.5 7.0 3.6 7.6 6.2 4.1 4.3 5.5 6.6 6.6

Oct 2013

9.4 6.8 3.6 7.4 6.1 4.0 4.3 5.5 6.5 6.7

Nov 2013

9.3 6.5 3.5 7.3 6.0 4.0 4.2 5.4 6.4 6.7

Dec 2013

9.1 6.3 3.5 7.1 5.8 3.9 4.1 5.4 6.3 6.7

Jan 2014

8.9 6.1 3.5 6.9 5.7 3.8 4.1 5.3 6.2 6.7

Feb 2014

8.7 6.0 3.4 6.8 5.6 3.7 4.0 5.3 6.1 6.7

Mar 2014

8.5 6.0 3.4 6.8 5.5 3.7 4.0 5.3 6.1 6.7

Apr 2014

8.3 6.0 3.4 6.7 5.4 3.6 4.0 5.3 6.0 6.6

May 2014

8.0 6.1 3.4 6.7 5.3 3.6 4.0 5.2 6.0 6.5

Jun 2014

7.8 6.2 3.3 6.7 5.2 3.6 4.0 5.2 5.9 6.5

Jul 2014

7.6 6.3 3.3 6.6 5.2 3.6 4.0 5.1 5.9 6.4

Aug 2014

7.4 6.5 3.3 6.6 5.1 3.6 4.0 5.1 5.9 6.4

Sep 2014

7.3 6.5 3.3 6.5 5.0 3.6 4.0 5.0 5.8 6.4

Oct 2014

7.1 6.6 3.3 6.4 4.9 3.6 4.0 4.9 5.8 6.4

Nov 2014

6.9 6.5 3.2 6.3 4.8 3.6 3.9 4.9 5.7 6.3

Dec 2014

6.7 6.5 3.2 6.2 4.6 3.6 3.9 4.8 5.7 6.4

Jan 2015

6.6 6.4 3.2 6.1 4.6 3.6 3.8 4.8 5.6 6.4

Feb 2015

6.5 6.4 3.2 6.1 4.5 3.5 3.7 4.7 5.5 6.5

Mar 2015

6.4 6.3 3.2 6.0 4.5 3.5 3.7 4.7 5.5 6.7

Apr 2015

6.3 6.2 3.1 5.9 4.5 3.5 3.6 4.6 5.4 6.8

May 2015

6.2 6.1 3.1 5.8 4.4 3.5 3.6 4.5 5.4 6.8

Jun 2015

6.0 6.0 3.1 5.7 4.4 3.5 3.5 4.4 5.4 6.8

Jul 2015

5.9 5.8 3.1 5.5 4.4 3.5 3.5 4.3 5.4 6.7

Aug 2015

5.8 5.7 3.0 5.4 4.5 3.5 3.5 4.2 5.4 6.6

Sep 2015

5.7 5.6 3.0 5.3 4.5 3.5 3.4 4.1 5.4 6.5

Oct 2015

5.7 5.5 2.9 5.1 4.5 3.5 3.4 4.1 5.4 6.4

Nov 2015

5.6 5.4 2.9 5.0 4.5 3.5 3.4 4.0 5.4 6.4

Dec 2015

5.6 5.4 2.8 4.9 4.5 3.5 3.3 4.0 5.4 6.4

Jan 2016

5.6 5.3 2.8 4.8 4.5 3.5 3.2 4.0 5.4 6.4

Feb 2016

5.5 5.3 2.8 4.7 4.4 3.5 3.2 3.9 5.4 6.3

Mar 2016

5.4 5.2 2.8 4.7 4.5 3.5 3.2 3.9 5.4 6.3

Apr 2016

5.4 5.1 2.9 4.6 4.5 3.4 3.1 3.9 5.3 6.2

May 2016

5.4 5.1 2.9 4.7 4.6 3.4 3.1 3.9 5.3 6.2

Jun 2016

5.3 5.0 3.0 4.7 4.7 3.4 3.1 4.0 5.3 6.2

Jul 2016

5.3 4.9 3.1 4.8 4.7 3.3 3.1 4.0 5.3 6.1

Aug 2016

5.2 4.8 3.1 4.8 4.7 3.3 3.1 4.1 5.2 6.1

Sep 2016

5.1 4.7 3.2 4.9 4.8 3.3 3.1 4.1 5.1 6.0

Oct 2016

5.0 4.6 3.2 4.9 4.8 3.2 3.1 4.1 5.1 5.9

Nov 2016

4.9 4.5 3.2 4.8 4.8 3.2 3.1 4.1 5.0 5.8

Dec 2016

4.8 4.5 3.2 4.7 4.8 3.2 3.1 4.0 4.9 5.6

Jan 2017

4.6 4.4 3.2 4.6 4.8 3.2 3.2 4.0 4.8 5.4

Feb 2017

4.6 4.3 3.1 4.4 4.7 3.2 3.2 3.9 4.7 5.3

Mar 2017

4.5 4.2 3.1 4.1 4.6 3.2 3.1 3.9 4.6 5.1

Apr 2017

4.4 4.2 3.1 3.9 4.5 3.2 3.1 3.8 4.5 5.1

May 2017

4.4 4.1 3.1 3.7 4.4 3.2 3.0 3.8 4.5 5.0

Jun 2017

4.4 4.1 3.1 3.5 4.3 3.2 3.0 3.7 4.6 5.1

Jul 2017

4.4 4.2 3.1 3.5 4.2 3.2 2.9 3.6 4.6 5.1

Aug 2017

4.5 4.2 3.1 3.4 4.2 3.1 2.9 3.6 4.6 5.2

Sep 2017

4.5 4.2 3.1 3.4 4.1 3.1 2.9 3.5 4.7 5.3

Oct 2017

4.5 4.2 3.1 3.4 4.1 3.1 2.9 3.5 4.7 5.3

Nov 2017

4.6 4.2 3.1 3.5 4.1 3.1 3.0 3.4 4.6 5.4

Dec 2017

4.5 4.1 3.1 3.5 4.1 3.1 3.0 3.3 4.6 5.4

Jan 2018

4.5 3.9 3.0 3.5 4.1 3.0 3.0 3.2 4.5 5.4

Feb 2018

4.4 3.7 3.0 3.5 4.0 3.0 3.0 3.1 4.4 5.4

Mar 2018

4.3 3.5 3.0 3.5 4.0 3.0 2.9 3.1 4.4 5.4

Apr 2018

4.1 3.3 2.9 3.4 4.0 2.9 2.9 3.0 4.3 5.4

May 2018

4.0 3.3 2.9 3.5 3.9 2.9 2.8 3.0 4.3 5.3

Jun 2018

4.0 3.3 2.8 3.5 3.9 2.9 2.7 2.9 4.3 5.2

Jul 2018

4.0 3.3 2.8 3.5 3.8 2.9 2.6 2.9 4.3 5.1

Aug 2018

3.9 3.3 2.8 3.5 3.8 2.9 2.5 2.8 4.3 5.0

Sep 2018

3.9 3.3 2.8 3.5 3.8 2.9 2.4 2.8 4.4 5.0

Oct 2018

3.9 3.3 2.8 3.5 3.8 2.9 2.3 2.8 4.4 5.0

Nov 2018

3.9 3.3 2.9 3.5 3.8 2.9 2.3 2.9 4.5 5.1

Dec 2018

3.9 3.2 2.9 3.4 3.8 2.8 2.3 2.9 4.5 5.1

Jan 2019

3.8 3.2 3.0 3.4 3.7 2.8 2.2 2.9 4.5 5.0

Feb 2019

3.7 3.2 3.0 3.4 3.6 2.7 2.2 2.9 4.5 5.0

Mar 2019

3.6 3.2 3.0 3.3 3.5 2.7 2.2 2.8 4.4 4.9

Apr 2019

3.5 3.1 3.0 3.3 3.5 2.6 2.2 2.8 4.3 4.8

May 2019

3.5 2.9 3.0 3.3 3.4 2.6 2.2 2.7 4.2 4.8

Jun 2019

3.6 2.7 3.0 3.3 3.4 2.5 2.2 2.6 4.1 4.8

Jul 2019

3.6 2.6 3.0 3.3 3.5 2.5 2.3 2.6 4.1 4.9

Aug 2019

3.6 2.4 3.0 3.3 3.5 2.5 2.3 2.6 4.1 4.9

Sep 2019

3.6 2.4 3.0 3.4 3.5 2.4 2.4 2.6 4.0 5.0

Oct 2019

3.6 2.4 3.0 3.4 3.5 2.4 2.5 2.5 3.9 4.9

Nov 2019

3.6 2.4 2.9 3.5 3.5 2.4 2.5 2.5 3.9 4.9

Dec 2019

3.6 2.5 2.9 3.6 3.5 2.4 2.5 2.5 3.9 4.9

Jan 2020

3.8 2.6 2.9 3.7 3.6 2.4 2.5 2.5 4.0 5.0

Feb 2020

4.0 2.8 2.9 3.9 3.7 2.5 2.5 2.5 4.1 5.1

Mar 2020

4.0 3.0 2.9 4.0 4.9 2.5 2.6 2.6 5.3 5.3

Apr 2020

17.4 11.5 9.2 15.8 12.9 10.1 14.8 11.3 16.3 15.6

May 2020

12.9 11.5 7.0 9.6 11.6 7.6 9.3 8.5 12.5 11.9

Jun 2020

10.9 7.7 6.1 9.3 10.2 6.3 7.7 8.8 10.8 10.5

Jul 2020

14.0 7.6 5.4 8.9 9.3 5.4 6.4 7.9 10.8 9.4

Aug 2020

12.6 5.4 4.7 8.1 6.9 4.8 5.4 7.0 9.1 8.5

Sep 2020

10.9 5.4 4.0 7.9 7.9 4.2 4.6 6.6 8.0 7.9

Oct 2020

7.3 5.4 3.7 7.8 7.3 3.8 4.0 6.1 7.0 7.4

Nov 2020

7.9 5.6 3.6 5.6 7.2 3.5 3.7 5.8 6.7 7.0

Dec 2020

7.9 5.6 3.3 5.6 6.9 3.3 3.5 5.6 6.3 6.7

Jan 2021

7.2 5.3 3.1 5.1 6.8 3.1 3.2 5.3 6.0 6.5
State unemployment rates, January 2011 to January 2021, seasonally adjusted
Month Wisconsin Wyoming

Jan 2011

7.8% 6.6%

Feb 2011

7.7 6.5

Mar 2011

7.6 6.3

Apr 2011

7.6 6.2

May 2011

7.6 6.1

Jun 2011

7.6 6.0

Jul 2011

7.6 6.0

Aug 2011

7.6 6.0

Sep 2011

7.5 6.0

Oct 2011

7.4 6.0

Nov 2011

7.3 6.0

Dec 2011

7.1 5.9

Jan 2012

7.0 5.8

Feb 2012

6.9 5.7

Mar 2012

6.9 5.6

Apr 2012

7.0 5.6

May 2012

7.0 5.6

Jun 2012

7.0 5.6

Jul 2012

7.0 5.5

Aug 2012

6.9 5.5

Sep 2012

6.9 5.4

Oct 2012

6.8 5.3

Nov 2012

6.8 5.2

Dec 2012

6.9 5.2

Jan 2013

6.9 5.1

Feb 2013

6.9 5.0

Mar 2013

6.9 4.9

Apr 2013

6.9 4.8

May 2013

6.8 4.7

Jun 2013

6.7 4.7

Jul 2013

6.7 4.6

Aug 2013

6.6 4.6

Sep 2013

6.5 4.6

Oct 2013

6.4 4.6

Nov 2013

6.3 4.6

Dec 2013

6.1 4.6

Jan 2014

6.0 4.5

Feb 2014

5.9 4.4

Mar 2014

5.7 4.4

Apr 2014

5.6 4.4

May 2014

5.5 4.4

Jun 2014

5.4 4.4

Jul 2014

5.3 4.4

Aug 2014

5.1 4.4

Sep 2014

5.0 4.4

Oct 2014

5.0 4.3

Nov 2014

4.9 4.1

Dec 2014

4.8 4.0

Jan 2015

4.7 3.9

Feb 2015

4.7 3.9

Mar 2015

4.6 4.0

Apr 2015

4.6 4.1

May 2015

4.5 4.2

Jun 2015

4.4 4.2

Jul 2015

4.4 4.2

Aug 2015

4.3 4.2

Sep 2015

4.3 4.3

Oct 2015

4.2 4.3

Nov 2015

4.2 4.5

Dec 2015

4.2 4.7

Jan 2016

4.1 5.0

Feb 2016

4.1 5.3

Mar 2016

4.0 5.5

Apr 2016

4.0 5.7

May 2016

4.0 5.7

Jun 2016

3.9 5.6

Jul 2016

3.9 5.4

Aug 2016

3.9 5.3

Sep 2016

3.9 5.2

Oct 2016

3.8 5.2

Nov 2016

3.7 5.1

Dec 2016

3.6 5.0

Jan 2017

3.5 4.8

Feb 2017

3.4 4.6

Mar 2017

3.3 4.4

Apr 2017

3.3 4.2

May 2017

3.3 4.1

Jun 2017

3.3 4.1

Jul 2017

3.3 4.2

Aug 2017

3.3 4.2

Sep 2017

3.2 4.3

Oct 2017

3.2 4.3

Nov 2017

3.1 4.3

Dec 2017

3.0 4.2

Jan 2018

3.0 4.2

Feb 2018

3.0 4.1

Mar 2018

3.0 4.1

Apr 2018

3.0 4.0

May 2018

3.0 4.0

Jun 2018

3.0 4.0

Jul 2018

3.0 4.0

Aug 2018

3.0 4.0

Sep 2018

3.0 4.0

Oct 2018

3.0 4.0

Nov 2018

3.0 4.0

Dec 2018

3.1 3.9

Jan 2019

3.1 3.7

Feb 2019

3.1 3.6

Mar 2019

3.2 3.5

Apr 2019

3.2 3.5

May 2019

3.3 3.5

Jun 2019

3.3 3.6

Jul 2019

3.4 3.7

Aug 2019

3.4 3.8

Sep 2019

3.4 3.8

Oct 2019

3.3 3.9

Nov 2019

3.3 4.0

Dec 2019

3.3 4.2

Jan 2020

3.3 4.4

Feb 2020

3.3 4.8

Mar 2020

3.2 5.1

Apr 2020

14.8 5.5

May 2020

10.4 8.5

Jun 2020

8.6 7.4

Jul 2020

7.2 6.8

Aug 2020

6.1 6.2

Sep 2020

5.2 5.7

Oct 2020

4.8 5.4

Nov 2020

4.4 5.3

Dec 2020

4.0 5.2

Jan 2021

3.8 5.1

Hawaii and California had the highest unemployment rates in January, 10.2 percent and 9.0 percent, respectively, while South Dakota and Utah had the lowest rates, 3.1 percent each. In total, 26 states had unemployment rates lower than the U.S. figure of 6.3 percent, 11 states and the District of Columbia had higher rates, and 13 states had rates that were not appreciably different from that of the nation.

In January, Michigan had the largest over-the-month unemployment rate decrease (−2.5 percentage points). Four additional states had rate decreases of at least 0.5 percentage point: Kansas (−1.2 points), Rhode Island (−0.7 point), Massachusetts (−0.6 point), and Tennessee (−0.5 point).

The largest unemployment rate increase from January 2020 occurred in Hawaii (+8.2 percentage points). The next largest over-the-year jobless rate increases were in Massachusetts and New  York (+5.0 percentage points each), with another 10 states and the District of Columbia experiencing rate increases of at least 3.0 points.

These data are from the Local Area Unemployment Statistics program and are seasonally adjusted. Data for the most recent month are preliminary. To learn more, see "State Employment and Unemployment — January 2021." Also see more charts and maps on state employment and unemployment.

SUGGESTED CITATION

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Unemployment rates lower in January 2021 in 33 states at https://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2021/unemployment-rates-lower-in-january-2021-in-33-states.htm (visited November 28, 2021).

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