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 2017
State Unemployment Rate Rank
Hawaii 2.4%1st
North Dakota 2.6%2nd
New Hampshire 2.7%3rd
Colorado 2.8%4th
Nebraska 2.9%5th
Vermont 3.0%6th
Iowa 3.1%7th
Idaho 3.2%8th
Utah 3.2%8th
Wisconsin 3.3%10th
Maine 3.3%10th
South Dakota 3.3%10th
Minnesota 3.5%13th
Indiana 3.5%13th
Kansas 3.6%15th
Arkansas 3.7%16th
Tennessee 3.7%16th
Massachusetts 3.7%16th
Virginia 3.8%19th
Missouri 3.8%19th
Montana 4.0%21st
Oregon 4.1%22nd
Maryland 4.1%22nd
Wyoming 4.2%24th
Florida 4.2%24th
Texas 4.3%26th
Oklahoma 4.3%26th
South Carolina 4.3%26th
Alabama 4.4%29th
Rhode Island 4.5%30th
Michigan 4.6%31st
North Carolina 4.6%31st
Delaware 4.6%31st
New Jersey 4.6%31st
New York 4.7%35th
Connecticut 4.7%35th
Georgia 4.7%35th
California 4.8%38th
Washington 4.8%38th
Arizona 4.9%40th
Pennsylvania 4.9%40th
Kentucky 4.9%40th
Illinois 5.0%43rd
Ohio 5.0%43rd
Nevada 5.0%43rd
Mississippi 5.1%46th
Louisiana 5.1%46th
West Virginia 5.2%48th
District of Columbia 6.1%49th
New Mexico 6.2%50th
Alaska 7.2%51st