Map Key
  • Less than 4.5 %
  • 4.6 - 5.9 %
  • 6 - 6.5 %
  • 6.6 - 7 %
  • More than 7 %
Percentage of all workers who were unemployed in 2013.
State Unemployment Rate Rank
North Dakota 2.9%1st
South Dakota 3.8%2nd
Nebraska 3.9%3rd
Utah 4.4%4th
Vermont 4.4%4th
Iowa 4.6%6th
Wyoming 4.6%6th
Hawaii 4.8%8th
Minnesota 5.1%9th
New Hampshire 5.3%10th
Oklahoma 5.4%11th
Kansas 5.4%11th
Virginia 5.5%13th
Montana 5.6%14th
Idaho 6.2%15th
Louisiana 6.2%15th
Texas 6.3%17th
Alabama 6.5%18th
Alaska 6.5%18th
Missouri 6.5%18th
West Virginia 6.5%18th
Maryland 6.6%22nd
Wisconsin 6.7%23rd
Delaware 6.7%23rd
Maine 6.7%23rd
Colorado 6.8%26th
New Mexico 6.9%27th
Washington 7.0%28th
Massachusetts 7.1%29th
Florida 7.2%30th
Ohio 7.4%31st
Pennsylvania 7.4%31st
Arkansas 7.5%33rd
Indiana 7.5%33rd
South Carolina 7.6%35th
New York 7.7%36th
Oregon 7.7%36th
Connecticut 7.8%38th
North Carolina 8.0%39th
Arizona 8.0%39th
New Jersey 8.2%41st
Georgia 8.2%41st
Tennessee 8.2%41st
Kentucky 8.3%44th
District of Columbia 8.3%44th
Mississippi 8.6%46th
Michigan 8.8%47th
California 8.9%48th
Illinois 9.2%49th
Rhode Island 9.5%50th
Nevada 9.8%51st