Unemployment Rates by State, Seasonally Adjusted

Preliminary October 2016

United States 4.9%
Alabama 5.7%
Alaska 6.8%
Arizona 5.2%
Arkansas 4.0%
California 5.5%
Colorado 3.5%
Connecticut 5.1%
Delaware 4.3%
District of Columbia 6.1%
Florida 4.8%
Georgia 5.2%
Hawaii 3.2%
Idaho 3.8%
Illinois 5.6%
Indiana 4.4%
Iowa 4.1%
Kansas 4.4%
Kentucky 5.1%
Louisiana 6.3%
Maine 4.0%
Maryland 4.2%
Massachusetts 3.3%
Michigan 4.7%
Minnesota 4.0%
Mississippi 5.9%
Missouri 5.1%
Montana 4.3%
Nebraska 3.3%
Nevada 5.5%
New Hampshire 2.8%
New Jersey 5.2%
New Mexico 6.7%
New York 5.2%
North Carolina 4.9%
North Dakota 3.0%
Ohio 4.9%
Oklahoma 5.2%
Oregon 5.3%
Pennsylvania 5.8%
Rhode Island 5.5%
South Carolina 4.7%
South Dakota 2.8%
Tennessee 4.8%
Texas 4.7%
Utah 3.2%
Vermont 3.3%
Virginia 4.2%
Washington 5.4%
West Virginia 6.0%
Wisconsin 4.1%
Wyoming 5.1%

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 18-Nov-16
Prepared by: Economic & Labor Market Information Bureau, NHES
Next Scheduled Update: Dec-16