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 2015.
State Unemployment Rate Rank
North Dakota 2.7%1st
Nebraska 3.0%2nd
South Dakota 3.1%3rd
New Hampshire 3.4%4th
Utah 3.5%5th
Hawaii 3.6%6th
Minnesota 3.7%7th
Vermont 3.7%7th
Iowa 3.7%7th
Colorado 3.9%10th
Idaho 4.1%11th
Montana 4.1%11th
Oklahoma 4.2%13th
Kansas 4.2%13th
Wyoming 4.2%13th
Virginia 4.4%16th
Maine 4.4%16th
Texas 4.5%18th
Wisconsin 4.6%19th
Indiana 4.8%20th
Ohio 4.9%21st
Delaware 4.9%21st
Missouri 5.0%23rd
Massachusetts 5.0%23rd
Pennsylvania 5.1%25th
Arkansas 5.2%26th
Maryland 5.2%26th
New York 5.3%28th
Michigan 5.4%29th
Kentucky 5.4%29th
Florida 5.4%29th
Connecticut 5.6%32nd
New Jersey 5.6%32nd
North Carolina 5.7%34th
Washington 5.7%34th
Oregon 5.7%34th
Tennessee 5.8%37th
Illinois 5.9%38th
Georgia 5.9%38th
Rhode Island 6.0%40th
South Carolina 6.0%40th
Alabama 6.1%42nd
Arizona 6.1%42nd
California 6.2%44th
Louisiana 6.3%45th
Alaska 6.5%46th
Mississippi 6.5%46th
New Mexico 6.6%48th
West Virginia 6.7%49th
Nevada 6.7%49th
District of Columbia 6.9%51st