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 2019
State Unemployment Rate Rank
North Dakota 2.4%1st
Vermont 2.4%1st
New Hampshire 2.5%3rd
Utah 2.6%4th
Hawaii 2.7%5th
Iowa 2.7%5th
Virginia 2.8%7th
Colorado 2.8%7th
South Carolina 2.8%7th
Idaho 2.9%10th
Massachusetts 2.9%10th
Alabama 3.0%12th
Nebraska 3.0%12th
Maine 3.0%12th
Florida 3.1%15th
Minnesota 3.2%16th
Kansas 3.2%16th
Indiana 3.3%18th
Missouri 3.3%18th
Oklahoma 3.3%18th
Wisconsin 3.3%18th
South Dakota 3.3%18th
Georgia 3.4%23rd
Tennessee 3.4%23rd
Texas 3.5%25th
Arkansas 3.5%25th
Montana 3.5%25th
Rhode Island 3.6%28th
Wyoming 3.6%28th
New Jersey 3.6%28th
Maryland 3.6%28th
Oregon 3.7%32nd
Connecticut 3.7%32nd
Delaware 3.8%34th
North Carolina 3.9%35th
Nevada 3.9%35th
New York 4.0%37th
Illinois 4.0%37th
California 4.0%37th
Michigan 4.1%40th
Ohio 4.1%40th
Washington 4.3%42nd
Kentucky 4.3%42nd
Pennsylvania 4.4%44th
Arizona 4.7%45th
Louisiana 4.8%46th
West Virginia 4.9%47th
New Mexico 4.9%47th
Mississippi 5.4%49th
District of Columbia 5.5%50th
Alaska 6.1%51st