Over-the-Month Change in Unemployment Rates for States, Seasonally Adjusted
State October 2017
rate
November 2017(p)
rate
Over-the-month
Change Rank

California

4.9 4.6 -0.3 1

Kentucky

5.0 4.7 -0.3 1

Minnesota

3.4 3.1 -0.3 1

Ohio

5.1 4.8 -0.3 1

Arizona

4.5 4.3 -0.2 5

District of Columbia

6.6 6.4 -0.2 5

Hawaii

2.2 2.0 -0.2 5

Indiana

3.9 3.7 -0.2 5

Maine

3.5 3.3 -0.2 5

Oklahoma

4.4 4.2 -0.2 5

Wisconsin

3.4 3.2 -0.2 5

Alabama

3.6 3.5 -0.1 12

Delaware

4.8 4.7 -0.1 12

Iowa

3.0 2.9 -0.1 12

Kansas

3.6 3.5 -0.1 12

Louisiana

4.8 4.7 -0.1 12

Massachusetts

3.7 3.6 -0.1 12

Mississippi

4.9 4.8 -0.1 12

Missouri

3.5 3.4 -0.1 12

New York

4.8 4.7 -0.1 12

Oregon

4.3 4.2 -0.1 12

Pennsylvania

4.7 4.6 -0.1 12

Texas

3.9 3.8 -0.1 12

Utah

3.3 3.2 -0.1 12

Alaska

7.2 7.2 0.0 25

Florida

3.6 3.6 0.0 25

Georgia

4.3 4.3 0.0 25

Idaho

2.9 2.9 0.0 25

Illinois

4.9 4.9 0.0 25

Nebraska

2.7 2.7 0.0 25

Nevada

5.0 5.0 0.0 25

New Hampshire

2.7 2.7 0.0 25

New Mexico

6.1 6.1 0.0 25

South Dakota

3.5 3.5 0.0 25

Vermont

2.9 2.9 0.0 25

Washington

4.5 4.5 0.0 25

Arkansas

3.6 3.7 0.1 37

Connecticut

4.5 4.6 0.1 37

Maryland

3.8 3.9 0.1 37

Michigan

4.5 4.6 0.1 37

Montana

3.9 4.0 0.1 37

North Dakota

2.5 2.6 0.1 37

Rhode Island

4.2 4.3 0.1 37

South Carolina

3.9 4.0 0.1 37

Tennessee

3.0 3.1 0.1 37

Virginia

3.6 3.7 0.1 37

Wyoming

4.2 4.3 0.1 37

Colorado

2.7 2.9 0.2 48

New Jersey

4.9 5.1 0.2 48

North Carolina

4.1 4.3 0.2 48

West Virginia

5.1 5.3 0.2 48

Footnotes
(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: December 22, 2017