State unemployment rate in the U.S. in June 2015 (seasonally adjusted)

This table ranks the 51 states of the U.S. by their unemployment rate. In June 2015, Nebraska had the lowest unemployment rate in the United States. 2.6 percent of the population of Nebraska were unemployed in June 2015. The highest unemployment rate was recorded in West Virginia, with 7.4 percent unemployment.

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StateUnemployment rate
West Virginia 7.4%
District of Columbia 7%
Nevada 6.9%
Alaska 6.8%
Mississippi 6.6%
South Carolina 6.6%
New Mexico 6.4%
Louisiana 6.4%
California 6.3%
Georgia 6.1%
Alabama 6.1%
New Jersey 6.1%
Rhode Island 5.9%
Arizona 5.9%
Illinois 5.9%
Missouri 5.8%
North Carolina 5.8%
Tennessee 5.7%
Arkansas 5.7%
Connecticut 5.7%
New York 5.5%
Florida 5.5%
Oregon 5.5%
Michigan 5.5%
Pennsylvania 5.4%
Washington 5.3%
Ohio 5.2%
Maryland 5.2%
Kentucky 5.1%
Indiana 4.9%
Virginia 4.9%
Maine 4.7%
Delaware 4.7%
Massachusetts 4.6%
Wisconsin 4.6%
Kansas 4.5%
Oklahoma 4.5%
Colorado 4.4%
Texas 4.2%
Wyoming 4.1%
Hawaii 4%
Idaho 4%
Minnesota 3.9%
Montana 3.9%
New Hampshire 3.8%
South Dakota 3.8%
Iowa 3.7%
Vermont 3.6%
Utah 3.5%
North Dakota 3.1%
Nebraska 2.6%
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