Unemployment Rates by State, Seasonally Adjusted

Preliminary December 2015

United States 5.0%
Alabama 6.2%
Alaska 6.5%
Arizona 5.8%
Arkansas 4.8%
California 5.8%
Colorado 3.5%
Connecticut 5.2%
Delaware 5.0%
District of Columbia 6.6%
Florida 5.0%
Georgia 5.5%
Hawaii 3.2%
Idaho 3.9%
Illinois 5.9%
Indiana 4.4%
Iowa 3.4%
Kansas 3.9%
Kentucky 5.3%
Louisiana 6.1%
Maine 4.0%
Maryland 5.1%
Massachusetts 4.7%
Michigan 5.1%
Minnesota 3.5%
Mississippi 6.4%
Missouri 4.4%
Montana 4.0%
Nebraska 2.9%
Nevada 6.4%
New Hampshire 3.1%
New Jersey 5.1%
New Mexico 6.7%
New York 4.8%
North Carolina 5.6%
North Dakota 2.7%
Ohio 4.7%
Oklahoma 4.1%
Oregon 5.4%
Pennsylvania 4.8%
Rhode Island 5.1%
South Carolina 5.5%
South Dakota 2.9%
Tennessee 5.6%
Texas 4.7%
Utah 3.5%
Vermont 3.6%
Virginia 4.2%
Washington 5.5%
West Virginia 6.3%
Wisconsin 4.3%
Wyoming 4.3%

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 26-Jan-16
Prepared by: Economic & Labor Market Information Bureau, NHES
Next Scheduled Update: Feb-16