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Local Area Unemployment Statistics
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Unemployment Rates for States

Unemployment Rates for States, Seasonally Adjusted
State September 2020(p)
rate
Rank

Nebraska

3.5 1

South Dakota

4.1 2

Vermont

4.2 3

North Dakota

4.4 4

Iowa

4.7 5

Missouri

4.9 6

Utah

5.0 7

South Carolina

5.1 8

Montana

5.3 9

Oklahoma

5.3 9

Wisconsin

5.4 11

Kentucky

5.6 12

Kansas

5.9 13

Minnesota

6.0 14

New Hampshire

6.0 14

Idaho

6.1 16

Maine

6.1 16

Wyoming

6.1 16

Indiana

6.2 19

Virginia

6.2 19

Tennessee

6.3 21

Colorado

6.4 22

Georgia

6.4 22

Alabama

6.6 24

Arizona

6.7 25

New Jersey

6.7 25

Mississippi

7.1 27

Alaska

7.2 28

Maryland

7.2 28

Arkansas

7.3 30

North Carolina

7.3 30

Florida

7.6 32

Connecticut

7.8 33

Washington

7.8 33

Oregon

8.0 35

Louisiana

8.1 36

Pennsylvania

8.1 36

Delaware

8.2 38

Texas

8.3 39

Ohio

8.4 40

Michigan

8.5 41

West Virginia

8.6 42

District of Columbia

8.7 43

New Mexico

9.4 44

Massachusetts

9.6 45

New York

9.7 46

Illinois

10.2 47

Rhode Island

10.5 48

California

11.0 49

Nevada

12.6 50

Hawaii

15.1 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: October 20, 2020