Over-the-Month Change in Unemployment Rates for States, Seasonally Adjusted
State February 2018
rate
March 2018(p)
rate
Over-the-month
Change Rank

Maine

2.9 2.7 -0.2 1

New Mexico

5.8 5.6 -0.2 1

Connecticut

4.6 4.5 -0.1 3

Delaware

4.4 4.3 -0.1 3

District of Columbia

5.7 5.6 -0.1 3

Idaho

3.0 2.9 -0.1 3

Illinois

4.7 4.6 -0.1 3

Iowa

2.9 2.8 -0.1 3

Kentucky

4.1 4.0 -0.1 3

Louisiana

4.5 4.4 -0.1 3

Michigan

4.8 4.7 -0.1 3

Missouri

3.7 3.6 -0.1 3

Ohio

4.5 4.4 -0.1 3

Oklahoma

4.1 4.0 -0.1 3

Rhode Island

4.6 4.5 -0.1 3

Virginia

3.5 3.4 -0.1 3

Wyoming

4.0 3.9 -0.1 3

Alaska

7.3 7.3 0.0 18

Arizona

4.9 4.9 0.0 18

Arkansas

3.8 3.8 0.0 18

California

4.3 4.3 0.0 18

Colorado

3.0 3.0 0.0 18

Florida

3.9 3.9 0.0 18

Georgia

4.4 4.4 0.0 18

Hawaii

2.1 2.1 0.0 18

Indiana

3.2 3.2 0.0 18

Kansas

3.4 3.4 0.0 18

Massachusetts

3.5 3.5 0.0 18

Minnesota

3.2 3.2 0.0 18

Mississippi

4.5 4.5 0.0 18

Montana

4.1 4.1 0.0 18

Nebraska

2.8 2.8 0.0 18

Nevada

4.9 4.9 0.0 18

New Hampshire

2.6 2.6 0.0 18

New Jersey

4.6 4.6 0.0 18

New York

4.6 4.6 0.0 18

North Carolina

4.5 4.5 0.0 18

North Dakota

2.6 2.6 0.0 18

Oregon

4.1 4.1 0.0 18

Pennsylvania

4.8 4.8 0.0 18

South Carolina

4.4 4.4 0.0 18

South Dakota

3.4 3.4 0.0 18

Tennessee

3.4 3.4 0.0 18

Texas

4.0 4.0 0.0 18

Utah

3.1 3.1 0.0 18

Vermont

2.8 2.8 0.0 18

West Virginia

5.4 5.4 0.0 18

Wisconsin

2.9 2.9 0.0 18

Alabama

3.7 3.8 0.1 49

Maryland

4.2 4.3 0.1 49

Washington

4.7 4.8 0.1 49

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: April 20, 2018