Unemployment Rates by State, Seasonally Adjusted

Preliminary December 2016

United States 4.7%
Alabama 6.2%
Alaska 6.7%
Arizona 4.8%
Arkansas 3.9%
California 5.2%
Colorado 3.0%
Connecticut 4.4%
Delaware 4.3%
District of Columbia 5.8%
Florida 4.9%
Georgia 5.4%
Hawaii 2.9%
Idaho 3.7%
Illinois 5.7%
Indiana 4.0%
Iowa 3.6%
Kansas 4.2%
Kentucky 4.8%
Louisiana 6.1%
Maine 3.8%
Maryland 4.2%
Massachusetts 2.8%
Michigan 5.0%
Minnesota 3.9%
Mississippi 5.6%
Missouri 4.4%
Montana 4.0%
Nebraska 3.4%
Nevada 5.1%
New Hampshire 2.6%
New Jersey 4.7%
New Mexico 6.6%
New York 4.9%
North Carolina 5.1%
North Dakota 3.0%
Ohio 4.9%
Oklahoma 5.0%
Oregon 4.6%
Pennsylvania 5.6%
Rhode Island 5.0%
South Carolina 4.3%
South Dakota 2.8%
Tennessee 4.9%
Texas 4.6%
Utah 3.1%
Vermont 3.1%
Virginia 4.1%
Washington 5.2%
West Virginia 5.9%
Wisconsin 4.0%
Wyoming 4.8%

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 24-Jan-17
Prepared by: Economic & Labor Market Information Bureau, NHES
Next Scheduled Update: Feb-17