Department of Numbers

Unemployment by State

The table below shows the BLS defined June 2018 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 2018
Unemployment Rate
1 Month
Unemployment Rate Change
June 2018
Unemployed
1 Month
Unemployed Change
Alabama 4.1% 0.2 89,353 3,764
Alaska 7.1% -0.1 25,701 -547
Arizona 4.7% 0.0 157,059 -2,523
Arkansas 3.8% 0.0 50,851 -397
California 4.2% 0.0 814,055 5,744
Colorado 2.7% -0.1 84,081 -1,020
Connecticut 4.4% -0.1 83,975 -918
Delaware 3.9% -0.1 19,027 -488
District of Columbia 5.6% 0.0 22,905 103
Florida 3.8% 0.0 386,743 -4,417
Georgia 4.1% -0.1 210,613 -4,944
Hawaii 2.1% 0.1 14,162 188
Idaho 2.9% 0.0 24,515 -61
Illinois 4.3% 0.0 275,750 -3,099
Indiana 3.3% 0.1 112,251 3,785
Iowa 2.7% 0.0 44,911 -1,128
Kansas 3.4% 0.0 49,846 -111
Kentucky 4.2% 0.1 86,966 2,695
Louisiana 4.7% 0.1 101,377 3,842
Maine 2.9% 0.1 20,387 836
Maryland 4.3% 0.0 138,579 178
Massachusetts 3.5% 0.0 133,413 2,376
Michigan 4.5% -0.1 218,543 -4,933
Minnesota 3.1% 0.0 95,325 -2,154
Mississippi 4.7% 0.0 60,619 1,103
Missouri 3.5% -0.1 106,306 -1,939
Montana 3.8% -0.1 19,910 -631
Nebraska 2.9% 0.1 28,942 150
Nevada 4.7% -0.1 69,997 -1,812
New Hampshire 2.7% 0.0 20,184 206
New Jersey 4.3% -0.1 191,735 -3,771
New Mexico 4.9% -0.2 46,040 -2,055
New York 4.5% 0.0 430,465 -7,064
North Carolina 4.2% -0.1 209,552 -4,079
North Dakota 2.6% 0.0 10,641 -25
Ohio 4.5% 0.2 259,380 9,440
Oklahoma 3.9% -0.1 72,163 -1,641
Oregon 4.0% -0.1 84,770 -1,870
Pennsylvania 4.3% -0.2 275,244 -7,958
Rhode Island 4.3% -0.1 23,996 -781
South Carolina 3.8% -0.2 87,080 -5,425
South Dakota 3.2% -0.1 14,825 -356
Tennessee 3.5% 0.0 113,693 1,947
Texas 4.0% -0.1 557,775 -1,878
Utah 3.0% 0.0 48,389 304
Vermont 2.8% 0.0 9,773 99
Virginia 3.2% 0.0 137,728 -2,308
Washington 4.7% 0.0 176,842 -1,079
West Virginia 5.3% -0.1 41,980 -293
Wisconsin 2.9% 0.1 90,998 1,790
Wyoming 3.7% 0.0 10,785 41