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Unemployment Rates for States
Seasonally Adjusted Rankings
July 2014
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Rank State July
2014
June
2014
Change
1 NORTH DAKOTA 2.8 2.7 0.1
2 NEBRASKA 3.6 3.5 0.1
2 UTAH 3.6 3.5 0.1
4 SOUTH DAKOTA 3.7 3.8 -0.1
4 VERMONT 3.7 3.4 0.3
6 HAWAII 4.4 4.4 0.0
6 NEW HAMPSHIRE 4.4 4.4 0.0
6 WYOMING 4.4 4.0 0.4
9 IOWA 4.5 4.4 0.1
9 MINNESOTA 4.5 4.5 0.0
11 MONTANA 4.6 4.5 0.1
11 OKLAHOMA 4.6 4.5 0.1
13 IDAHO 4.8 4.7 0.1
14 KANSAS 4.9 4.8 0.1
15 TEXAS 5.1 5.1 0.0
16 COLORADO 5.3 5.5 -0.2
17 LOUISIANA 5.4 5.0 0.4
17 VIRGINIA 5.4 5.3 0.1
19 MAINE 5.5 5.5 0.0
20 MASSACHUSETTS 5.6 5.5 0.1
20 WASHINGTON 5.6 5.8 -0.2
22 OHIO 5.7 5.5 0.2
22 PENNSYLVANIA 5.7 5.6 0.1
22 SOUTH CAROLINA 5.7 5.3 0.4
25 WISCONSIN 5.8 5.7 0.1
26 INDIANA 5.9 5.9 0.0
27 MARYLAND 6.1 5.8 0.3
28 ARKANSAS 6.2 6.3 -0.1
28 DELAWARE 6.2 6.1 0.1
28 FLORIDA 6.2 6.2 0.0
31 WEST VIRGINIA 6.3 6.2 0.1
32 ALASKA 6.5 6.4 0.1
32 MISSOURI 6.5 6.5 0.0
32 NEW JERSEY 6.5 6.6 -0.1
32 NORTH CAROLINA 6.5 6.4 0.1
36 CONNECTICUT 6.6 6.7 -0.1
36 NEW MEXICO 6.6 6.5 0.1
36 NEW YORK 6.6 6.6 0.0
39 ILLINOIS 6.8 7.1 -0.3
40 OREGON 6.9 6.8 0.1
41 ALABAMA 7.0 6.8 0.2
41 ARIZONA 7.0 6.9 0.1
43 TENNESSEE 7.1 6.6 0.5
44 CALIFORNIA 7.4 7.4 0.0
44 DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 7.4 7.4 0.0
44 KENTUCKY 7.4 7.4 0.0
47 MICHIGAN 7.7 7.5 0.2
47 NEVADA 7.7 7.7 0.0
47 RHODE ISLAND 7.7 7.9 -0.2
50 GEORGIA 7.8 7.4 0.4
51 MISSISSIPPI 8.0 7.9 0.1

Rates shown are a percentage of the labor force.
NOTE: Data refer to place of residence. All estimates are provisional and will be revised when new benchmark and population information becomes available.

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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