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 2018
State Unemployment Rate Rank
Hawaii 2.4%1st
Iowa 2.5%2nd
New Hampshire 2.5%2nd
North Dakota 2.6%4th
Vermont 2.7%5th
Idaho 2.8%6th
Nebraska 2.8%6th
Minnesota 2.9%8th
Virginia 3.0%9th
Wisconsin 3.0%9th
South Dakota 3.0%9th
Utah 3.1%12th
Missouri 3.2%13th
Colorado 3.3%14th
Massachusetts 3.3%14th
Indiana 3.4%16th
Oklahoma 3.4%16th
Kansas 3.4%16th
South Carolina 3.4%16th
Maine 3.4%16th
Tennessee 3.5%21st
Florida 3.6%22nd
Arkansas 3.7%23rd
Montana 3.7%23rd
Delaware 3.8%25th
Alabama 3.9%26th
Texas 3.9%26th
North Carolina 3.9%26th
Maryland 3.9%26th
Georgia 3.9%26th
New York 4.1%31st
Michigan 4.1%31st
Connecticut 4.1%31st
Rhode Island 4.1%31st
Wyoming 4.1%31st
New Jersey 4.1%31st
California 4.2%37th
Oregon 4.2%37th
Illinois 4.3%39th
Pennsylvania 4.3%39th
Kentucky 4.3%39th
Washington 4.5%42nd
Ohio 4.6%43rd
Nevada 4.6%43rd
Arizona 4.8%45th
Mississippi 4.8%45th
Louisiana 4.9%47th
New Mexico 4.9%47th
West Virginia 5.3%49th
District of Columbia 5.6%50th
Alaska 6.6%51st