Unemployment Rates by State

I’ve blatantly ripped off a table of unemployment rates sorted from least to most. It’s a pretty handy moving guide for the time being.

Enjoy.

Rank State Rate
1 NORTH DAKOTA 3.3
2 NEBRASKA 4.1
3 SOUTH DAKOTA 4.2
4 NEW HAMPSHIRE 5.1
4 VERMONT 5.1
6 IOWA 5.6
7 MINNESOTA 5.7
8 WYOMING 5.8
9 UTAH 6.0
10 OKLAHOMA 6.1
11 VIRGINIA 6.2
12 KANSAS 6.3
13 HAWAII 6.6
13 NEW MEXICO 6.6
15 MARYLAND 6.7
16 LOUISIANA 6.8
16 MASSACHUSETTS 6.8
16 MONTANA 6.8
19 MAINE 7.0
20 WISCONSIN 7.1
21 ALASKA 7.3
22 DELAWARE 7.4
23 PENNSYLVANIA 7.6
24 ARKANSAS 7.7
25 TEXAS 7.8
26 COLORADO 7.9
26 WEST VIRGINIA 7.9
28 MISSOURI 8.0
28 NEW YORK 8.0
30 ALABAMA 8.1
30 OHIO 8.1
32 CONNECTICUT 8.2
33 IDAHO 8.4
34 WASHINGTON 8.5
35 ARIZONA 8.7
35 TENNESSEE 8.7
37 OREGON 8.9
38 INDIANA 9.0
38 NEW JERSEY 9.0
40 KENTUCKY 9.1
41 MICHIGAN 9.3
42 SOUTH CAROLINA 9.5
43 GEORGIA 9.7
44 ILLINOIS 9.8
45 FLORIDA 9.9
45 NORTH CAROLINA 9.9
47 DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 10.4
47 MISSISSIPPI 10.4
49 RHODE ISLAND 10.8
50 CALIFORNIA 11.1
51 NEVADA 12.6

Taken from: http://www.bls.gov/web/laus/laumstrk.htm

14 Feb 2012 11:43 | unemployment, economy