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Local Area Unemployment Statistics
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Over-the-Month Change in Unemployment Rates for States

Over-the-Month Change in Unemployment Rates for States
Monthly Rankings
Seasonally Adjusted
June 2013 July 2013p
Rank State Rate Rate Change
1 MISSISSIPPI 9.0 8.5 -0.5
2 ALABAMA 6.5 6.3 -0.2
3 HAWAII 4.6 4.5 -0.1
3 MONTANA 5.4 5.3 -0.1
3 NEVADA 9.6 9.5 -0.1
3 NEW JERSEY 8.7 8.6 -0.1
3 NORTH DAKOTA 3.1 3.0 -0.1
3 UTAH 4.7 4.6 -0.1
9 ARIZONA 8.0 8.0 0.0
9 FLORIDA 7.1 7.1 0.0
9 INDIANA 8.4 8.4 0.0
9 LOUISIANA 7.0 7.0 0.0
9 MINNESOTA 5.2 5.2 0.0
9 NEW HAMPSHIRE 5.1 5.1 0.0
9 NEW YORK 7.5 7.5 0.0
9 OHIO 7.2 7.2 0.0
9 PENNSYLVANIA 7.5 7.5 0.0
9 SOUTH DAKOTA 3.9 3.9 0.0
9 TENNESSEE 8.5 8.5 0.0
9 TEXAS 6.5 6.5 0.0
9 WISCONSIN 6.8 6.8 0.0
9 WYOMING 4.6 4.6 0.0
23 ARKANSAS 7.3 7.4 0.1
23 COLORADO 7.0 7.1 0.1
23 CONNECTICUT 8.0 8.1 0.1
23 DELAWARE 7.3 7.4 0.1
23 DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 8.5 8.6 0.1
23 ILLINOIS 9.1 9.2 0.1
23 KANSAS 5.8 5.9 0.1
23 KENTUCKY 8.4 8.5 0.1
23 MAINE 6.8 6.9 0.1
23 MARYLAND 7.0 7.1 0.1
23 MICHIGAN 8.7 8.8 0.1
23 NEW MEXICO 6.8 6.9 0.1
23 NORTH CAROLINA 8.8 8.9 0.1
23 OKLAHOMA 5.2 5.3 0.1
23 RHODE ISLAND 8.8 8.9 0.1
23 SOUTH CAROLINA 8.0 8.1 0.1
23 WASHINGTON 6.8 6.9 0.1
40 CALIFORNIA 8.5 8.7 0.2
40 IDAHO 6.4 6.6 0.2
40 IOWA 4.6 4.8 0.2
40 MASSACHUSETTS 7.0 7.2 0.2
40 MISSOURI 6.9 7.1 0.2
40 NEBRASKA 4.0 4.2 0.2
40 OREGON 7.8 8.0 0.2
40 VERMONT 4.4 4.6 0.2
40 VIRGINIA 5.5 5.7 0.2
40 WEST VIRGINIA 6.0 6.2 0.2
50 ALASKA 6.0 6.3 0.3
50 GEORGIA 8.5 8.8 0.3

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: August 19, 2013