Unemployment Rates by State, Seasonally Adjusted

Preliminary August 2016

United States 4.9%
Alabama 5.4%
Alaska 6.8%
Arizona 5.8%
Arkansas 3.9%
California 5.5%
Colorado 3.8%
Connecticut 5.6%
Delaware 4.3%
District of Columbia 6.0%
Florida 4.7%
Georgia 4.9%
Hawaii 3.4%
Idaho 3.8%
Illinois 5.5%
Indiana 4.5%
Iowa 4.2%
Kansas 4.3%
Kentucky 4.9%
Louisiana 6.3%
Maine 4.0%
Maryland 4.3%
Massachusetts 3.9%
Michigan 4.5%
Minnesota 4.0%
Mississippi 6.0%
Missouri 5.1%
Montana 4.3%
Nebraska 3.2%
Nevada 6.3%
New Hampshire 3.0%
New Jersey 5.3%
New Mexico 6.6%
New York 4.8%
North Carolina 4.6%
North Dakota 3.1%
Ohio 4.7%
Oklahoma 5.1%
Oregon 5.4%
Pennsylvania 5.7%
Rhode Island 5.6%
South Carolina 5.1%
South Dakota 2.9%
Tennessee 4.4%
Texas 4.7%
Utah 3.7%
Vermont 3.3%
Virginia 3.9%
Washington 5.7%
West Virginia 5.7%
Wisconsin 4.2%
Wyoming 5.5%

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 20-Sept-16
Prepared by: Economic & Labor Market Information Bureau, NHES
Next Scheduled Update: Oct-16