Map Key
  • Less than 19 %
  • 19.1 - 25 %
  • 25.1 - 31 %
  • 31.1 - 37 %
  • More than 37 %
Percentage of unemployed workers who were helped by unemployment insurance in 2015.
State Unemployment Insurance Rate Rank
North Dakota 70.0%1st
Alaska 45.5%2nd
New Jersey 44.8%3rd
Pennsylvania 44.6%4th
Massachusetts 42.9%5th
Minnesota 42.9%6th
Vermont 41.6%7th
Connecticut 40.0%8th
Wyoming 39.5%9th
Iowa 38.5%10th
Montana 38.2%11th
Wisconsin 35.7%12th
New York 34.8%13th
Hawaii 33.8%14th
California 32.8%15th
District of Columbia 32.1%16th
West Virginia 31.7%17th
Rhode Island 31.6%18th
Delaware 31.2%19th
Illinois 31.0%20th
Arkansas 30.4%21st
Maine 30.0%22nd
Oregon 29.9%23rd
Colorado 29.1%24th
Texas 28.8%25th
Kansas 27.8%26th
Oklahoma 27.8%27th
Washington 27.2%28th
Nevada 26.3%29th
Michigan 25.9%30th
Idaho 25.4%31st
Maryland 24.5%32nd
Nebraska 24.2%33rd
Ohio 23.8%34th
Kentucky 22.8%35th
Utah 21.3%36th
New Mexico 21.2%37th
Missouri 20.8%38th
New Hampshire 18.9%39th
Indiana 18.4%40th
Alabama 17.4%41st
Virginia 17.2%42nd
Louisiana 15.4%43rd
Arizona 15.3%44th
Tennessee 15.0%45th
Mississippi 14.7%46th
South Dakota 13.8%47th
Georgia 13.7%48th
South Carolina 12.6%49th
North Carolina 12.4%50th
Florida 10.9%51st