Department of Numbers

Unemployment by State

The table below shows the BLS defined June 2020 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 2020
Unemployment Rate
1 Month
Unemployment Rate Change
June 2020
Unemployed
1 Month
Unemployed Change
Alabama 7.5% -2.1 165,770 -50,273
Alaska 12.4% -0.3 42,538 160
Arizona 10.0% 1.0 349,302 30,317
Arkansas 8.0% -1.6 105,338 -23,922
California 14.9% -1.5 2,831,031 -212,025
Colorado 10.5% 0.3 333,747 20,091
Connecticut 9.8% 0.2 183,205 12,898
Delaware 12.5% -3.4 61,044 -13,885
District of Columbia 8.6% -0.2 33,916 -110
Florida 10.4% -3.3 1,020,689 -298,620
Georgia 7.6% -1.8 373,404 -87,000
Hawaii 13.9% -9.6 85,201 -62,164
Idaho 5.6% -3.4 50,267 -28,961
Illinois 14.6% -0.7 946,371 -20,664
Indiana 11.2% -1.1 380,667 -28,747
Iowa 8.0% -2.2 131,164 -41,807
Kansas 7.5% -2.5 110,801 -40,492
Kentucky 4.3% -6.6 82,714 -137,600
Louisiana 9.7% -4.5 192,904 -96,591
Maine 6.6% -2.8 44,060 -18,632
Maryland 8.0% -2.0 257,762 -52,386
Massachusetts 17.4% 0.8 638,068 51,608
Michigan 14.8% -6.5 732,038 -280,708
Minnesota 8.6% -1.3 267,526 -35,440
Mississippi 8.7% -1.8 103,673 -22,914
Missouri 7.9% -2.2 237,649 -65,998
Montana 7.1% -1.9 38,064 -9,195
Nebraska 6.7% 1.4 70,646 15,824
Nevada 15.0% -10.3 224,673 -124,872
New Hampshire 11.8% -3.6 88,261 -24,758
New Jersey 16.6% 1.2 751,324 55,607
New Mexico 8.3% -0.8 76,967 -5,784
New York 15.7% 1.2 1,472,619 153,988
North Carolina 7.6% -5.2 363,465 -252,047
North Dakota 6.1% -3.0 24,342 -12,198
Ohio 10.9% -3.0 631,426 -165,802
Oklahoma 6.6% -6.0 116,602 -113,643
Oregon 11.2% -3.1 239,325 -64,169
Pennsylvania 13.0% -0.4 821,257 -52,818
Rhode Island 12.4% -4.0 68,371 -17,410
South Carolina 8.7% -3.7 210,721 -88,947
South Dakota 7.2% -2.2 33,711 -9,954
Tennessee 9.7% -1.3 307,151 -56,504
Texas 8.6% -4.4 1,195,821 -557,383
Utah 5.1% -3.5 85,677 -52,134
Vermont 9.4% -3.4 32,021 -12,129
Virginia 8.4% -0.6 364,309 -25,237
Washington 9.8% -5.3 388,448 -205,435
West Virginia 10.4% -2.5 79,419 -21,338
Wisconsin 8.5% -3.6 260,606 -116,044
Wyoming 7.6% -1.2 22,663 -3,127