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Unemployment Rates for States
Seasonally Adjusted Rankings
June 2015
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Rank State June
2015
May
2015
Change
1 NEBRASKA 2.6 2.6 0.0
2 NORTH DAKOTA 3.1 3.1 0.0
3 UTAH 3.5 3.5 0.0
4 VERMONT 3.6 3.6 0.0
5 IOWA 3.7 3.8 -0.1
6 NEW HAMPSHIRE 3.8 3.8 0.0
6 SOUTH DAKOTA 3.8 3.8 0.0
8 MINNESOTA 3.9 3.8 0.1
8 MONTANA 3.9 3.9 0.0
10 HAWAII 4.0 4.1 -0.1
10 IDAHO 4.0 3.9 0.1
12 WYOMING 4.1 4.1 0.0
13 TEXAS 4.2 4.3 -0.1
14 COLORADO 4.4 4.3 0.1
15 KANSAS 4.5 4.4 0.1
15 OKLAHOMA 4.5 4.3 0.2
17 MASSACHUSETTS 4.6 4.6 0.0
17 WISCONSIN 4.6 4.6 0.0
19 DELAWARE 4.7 4.6 0.1
19 MAINE 4.7 4.7 0.0
21 INDIANA 4.9 5.1 -0.2
21 VIRGINIA 4.9 4.9 0.0
23 KENTUCKY 5.1 5.2 -0.1
24 MARYLAND 5.2 5.3 -0.1
24 OHIO 5.2 5.2 0.0
26 WASHINGTON 5.3 5.4 -0.1
27 PENNSYLVANIA 5.4 5.4 0.0
28 FLORIDA 5.5 5.7 -0.2
28 MICHIGAN 5.5 5.5 0.0
28 NEW YORK 5.5 5.7 -0.2
28 OREGON 5.5 5.3 0.2
32 ARKANSAS 5.7 5.8 -0.1
32 CONNECTICUT 5.7 6.0 -0.3
32 TENNESSEE 5.7 5.8 -0.1
35 MISSOURI 5.8 5.8 0.0
35 NORTH CAROLINA 5.8 5.7 0.1
37 ARIZONA 5.9 5.8 0.1
37 ILLINOIS 5.9 6.0 -0.1
37 RHODE ISLAND 5.9 6.0 -0.1
40 ALABAMA 6.1 6.1 0.0
40 GEORGIA 6.1 6.3 -0.2
40 NEW JERSEY 6.1 6.5 -0.4
43 CALIFORNIA 6.3 6.4 -0.1
44 LOUISIANA 6.4 6.6 -0.2
44 NEW MEXICO 6.4 6.2 0.2
46 MISSISSIPPI 6.6 6.7 -0.1
46 SOUTH CAROLINA 6.6 6.8 -0.2
48 ALASKA 6.8 6.7 0.1
49 NEVADA 6.9 7.0 -0.1
50 DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 7.0 7.3 -0.3
51 WEST VIRGINIA 7.4 7.2 0.2

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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