Unemployment Rates for States, Seasonally Adjusted
State May 2019(p)
rate
Rank

Vermont

2.1 1

North Dakota

2.3 2

Iowa

2.4 3

New Hampshire

2.4 3

Hawaii

2.8 5

Idaho

2.8 5

Wisconsin

2.8 5

South Dakota

2.9 8

Utah

2.9 8

Massachusetts

3.0 10

Nebraska

3.0 10

Virginia

3.0 10

Colorado

3.2 13

Delaware

3.2 13

Oklahoma

3.2 13

Maine

3.3 16

Minnesota

3.3 16

Missouri

3.3 16

Tennessee

3.3 16

Florida

3.4 20

Kansas

3.5 21

South Carolina

3.5 21

Texas

3.5 21

Wyoming

3.5 21

Arkansas

3.6 25

Indiana

3.6 25

Montana

3.6 25

Rhode Island

3.6 25

Alabama

3.7 29

Connecticut

3.8 30

Georgia

3.8 30

Maryland

3.8 30

New Jersey

3.8 30

Pennsylvania

3.8 30

Kentucky

4.0 35

Nevada

4.0 35

New York

4.0 35

North Carolina

4.1 38

Ohio

4.1 38

California

4.2 40

Michigan

4.2 40

Oregon

4.2 40

Illinois

4.4 43

Louisiana

4.4 43

Washington

4.7 45

West Virginia

4.8 46

Arizona

4.9 47

Mississippi

5.0 48

New Mexico

5.0 48

District of Columbia

5.7 50

Alaska

6.4 51

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: June 21, 2019