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 2014.
State Unemployment Rate Rank
North Dakota 2.8%1st
Nebraska 3.3%2nd
South Dakota 3.4%3rd
Utah 3.8%4th
Vermont 4.1%5th
Minnesota 4.1%5th
New Hampshire 4.3%7th
Wyoming 4.3%7th
Hawaii 4.4%9th
Iowa 4.4%9th
Oklahoma 4.5%11th
Kansas 4.5%11th
Montana 4.7%13th
Idaho 4.8%14th
Colorado 5.0%15th
Texas 5.1%16th
Virginia 5.2%17th
Wisconsin 5.5%18th
Maine 5.7%19th
Ohio 5.7%19th
Delaware 5.7%19th
Maryland 5.8%22nd
Massachusetts 5.8%22nd
Pennsylvania 5.8%22nd
Indiana 6.0%25th
North Carolina 6.1%26th
Arkansas 6.1%26th
Missouri 6.1%26th
Washington 6.2%29th
Florida 6.3%30th
New York 6.3%30th
South Carolina 6.4%32nd
Louisiana 6.4%32nd
New Mexico 6.5%34th
West Virginia 6.5%34th
Kentucky 6.5%34th
New Jersey 6.6%37th
Connecticut 6.6%37th
Tennessee 6.7%39th
Alabama 6.8%40th
Alaska 6.8%40th
Arizona 6.9%42nd
Oregon 6.9%42nd
Illinois 7.1%44th
Georgia 7.2%45th
Michigan 7.3%46th
California 7.5%47th
Rhode Island 7.7%48th
District of Columbia 7.8%49th
Mississippi 7.8%49th
Nevada 7.8%49th