Department of Numbers

Unemployment by State

The table below shows the BLS defined July 2022 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 July 2022
Unemployment Rate
1 Month
Unemployment Rate Change
July 2022
Unemployed
1 Month
Unemployed Change
Alabama 2.6% 0.0 59,419 -888
Alaska 4.5% -0.1 16,424 -119
Arizona 3.3% 0.0 119,303 2,413
Arkansas 3.3% 0.1 44,558 1,084
California 3.9% -0.3 758,660 -46,806
Colorado 3.3% -0.1 107,694 -3,988
Connecticut 3.7% -0.3 70,447 -5,521
Delaware 4.4% -0.1 22,220 -476
District of Columbia 5.2% -0.3 19,883 -1,242
Florida 2.7% -0.1 283,449 -18,679
Georgia 2.8% -0.1 150,191 -4,714
Hawaii 4.1% -0.1 27,487 -828
Idaho 2.6% 0.1 24,526 574
Illinois 4.4% -0.1 287,232 -3,245
Indiana 2.6% 0.2 87,889 7,949
Iowa 2.5% -0.1 43,322 -555
Kansas 2.4% 0.0 36,854 874
Kentucky 3.7% 0.0 76,989 -334
Louisiana 3.6% -0.2 76,783 -2,995
Maine 2.8% -0.2 19,125 -1,531
Maryland 3.9% -0.1 124,849 -4,889
Massachusetts 3.5% -0.2 130,945 -8,273
Michigan 4.2% -0.1 202,191 -4,981
Minnesota 1.8% 0.0 55,502 -1,666
Mississippi 3.6% -0.2 46,130 -1,693
Missouri 2.5% -0.3 77,925 -6,986
Montana 2.7% 0.1 15,176 758
Nebraska 2.0% 0.1 21,093 856
Nevada 4.4% -0.3 67,410 -3,526
New Hampshire 2.0% 0.0 14,972 -569
New Jersey 3.7% -0.2 172,721 -7,202
New Mexico 4.5% -0.4 42,933 -3,454
New York 4.4% 0.0 415,590 -800
North Carolina 3.4% 0.0 171,711 -558
North Dakota 2.3% -0.2 9,586 -549
Ohio 3.9% 0.0 223,546 -462
Oklahoma 3.0% 0.1 55,526 1,863
Oregon 3.5% 0.0 77,050 -273
Pennsylvania 4.3% -0.2 275,147 -12,264
Rhode Island 2.7% 0.0 15,248 -479
South Carolina 3.2% 0.0 75,685 -2,256
South Dakota 2.3% 0.0 10,799 37
Tennessee 3.3% 0.0 114,171 327
Texas 4.0% -0.1 587,862 -9,878
Utah 2.0% 0.0 35,297 395
Vermont 2.1% -0.1 6,976 -269
Virginia 2.7% -0.1 116,040 -6,880
Washington 3.7% -0.1 149,318 -6,037
West Virginia 3.7% 0.1 29,569 912
Wisconsin 3.0% 0.1 93,398 1,705
Wyoming 3.0% -0.1 8,813 -137