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 2017
State Unemployment Insurance Rate Rank
Massachusetts 49.2%1st
New Jersey 48.4%2nd
Hawaii 47.3%3rd
Connecticut 42.0%4th
North Dakota 40.8%5th
Vermont 40.8%5th
Minnesota 40.2%7th
Iowa 39.5%8th
Pennsylvania 39.0%9th
California 38.4%10th
Rhode Island 36.8%11th
Montana 36.4%12th
Wisconsin 34.1%13th
New York 33.9%14th
Illinois 33.7%15th
Oregon 32.7%16th
Alaska 32.6%17th
Nevada 29.8%18th
Idaho 29.2%19th
West Virginia 28.4%20th
Arkansas 28.2%21st
Maine 28.2%21st
Colorado 27.8%23rd
Washington 27.4%24th
Maryland 26.7%25th
Delaware 26.5%26th
Michigan 26.4%27th
Wyoming 26.0%28th
Texas 25.4%29th
Missouri 23.6%30th
Kansas 21.3%31st
Ohio 20.6%32nd
Indiana 20.2%33rd
Kentucky 19.6%34th
New Hampshire 19.5%35th
Nebraska 19.2%36th
Alabama 19.0%37th
New Mexico 18.9%38th
Oklahoma 18.9%38th
Utah 18.8%40th
Arizona 17.3%41st
Mississippi 17.3%41st
District of Columbia 16.6%43rd
Louisiana 16.5%44th
South Carolina 16.2%45th
Virginia 15.4%46th
Tennessee 14.1%47th
South Dakota 13.1%48th
Georgia 12.4%49th
Florida 10.6%50th
North Carolina 10.1%51st