Department of Numbers

Unemployment by State

The table below shows the BLS defined June 2014 unemployment rate and the total unemployed for the 50 states and the District of Columbia from the Current Population Survey (i.e. Household Survey). Unemployment rates by metropolitan area are also available. Visit the unemployment overview page to see all unemployment data. Click on a header to sort.

State June 2014
Unemployment Rate
1 Month
Unemployment Rate Change
June 2014
Unemployed
1 Month
Unemployed Change
Alabama 6.8% 0.0 144,991 -1,985
Alaska 6.4% 0.1 23,485 224
Arizona 6.9% 0.1 210,382 3,911
Arkansas 6.2% -0.2 81,609 -2,585
California 7.4% -0.2 1,377,950 -45,641
Colorado 5.5% -0.3 153,281 -9,258
Connecticut 6.7% -0.2 125,399 -4,338
Delaware 6.1% 0.2 27,240 761
District of Columbia 7.4% -0.1 27,273 -505
Florida 6.2% -0.1 596,829 -10,727
Georgia 7.4% 0.2 353,700 8,310
Hawaii 4.4% 0.0 29,142 -251
Idaho 4.7% -0.2 36,932 -928
Illinois 7.1% -0.4 461,713 -30,583
Indiana 5.9% 0.2 189,893 4,991
Iowa 4.4% 0.0 74,496 586
Kansas 4.9% 0.1 72,804 1,150
Kentucky 7.4% -0.3 152,310 -5,682
Louisiana 5.0% 0.1 105,122 1,860
Maine 5.5% -0.2 39,330 -1,262
Maryland 5.8% 0.2 180,329 4,904
Massachusetts 5.5% -0.1 191,009 -6,456
Michigan 7.5% 0.0 357,408 3,380
Minnesota 4.5% -0.1 135,546 -3,495
Mississippi 7.9% 0.2 100,386 2,210
Missouri 6.5% -0.1 197,662 -3,040
Montana 4.5% -0.1 23,370 -597
Nebraska 3.5% -0.1 36,119 -978
Nevada 7.7% -0.2 105,358 -2,850
New Hampshire 4.4% 0.0 32,449 -337
New Jersey 6.6% -0.2 296,037 -10,924
New Mexico 6.5% 0.0 60,466 -513
New York 6.6% -0.1 634,703 -6,765
North Carolina 6.4% 0.0 299,313 -2,142
North Dakota 2.7% 0.1 10,959 251
Ohio 5.5% 0.0 315,877 -1,315
Oklahoma 4.5% -0.1 81,169 -1,739
Oregon 6.8% 0.0 131,281 -891
Pennsylvania 5.6% 0.0 357,102 -5,836
Rhode Island 7.9% -0.3 44,158 -1,449
South Carolina 5.3% 0.0 115,583 630
South Dakota 3.8% 0.0 17,132 -212
Tennessee 6.6% 0.2 201,064 7,117
Texas 5.1% 0.0 656,177 -11,997
Utah 3.5% -0.1 51,062 -974
Vermont 3.5% 0.2 12,406 909
Virginia 5.3% 0.2 227,629 4,924
Washington 5.8% -0.3 200,982 -10,781
West Virginia 6.2% -0.1 49,866 -1,058
Wisconsin 5.7% 0.0 174,872 -1,433
Wyoming 4.0% 0.2 12,572 791