State unemployment rate in the U.S. in May 2014 (seasonally adjusted)

StateUnemployment rate
NORTH DAKOTA 2.6%
VERMONT 3.3%
NEBRASKA 3.6%
UTAH 3.6%
SOUTH DAKOTA 3.8%
WYOMING 3.8%
HAWAII 4.4%
IOWA 4.4%
NEW HAMPSHIRE 4.4%
MINNESOTA 4.6%
MONTANA 4.6%
OKLAHOMA 4.6%
KANSAS 4.8%
IDAHO 4.9%
LOUISIANA 4.9%
TEXAS 5.1%
VIRGINIA 5.1%
SOUTH CAROLINA 5.3%
OHIO 5.5%
MARYLAND 5.6%
MASSACHUSETTS 5.6%
PENNSYLVANIA 5.6%
INDIANA 5.7%
MAINE 5.7%
WISCONSIN 5.7%
COLORADO 5.8%
DELAWARE 5.9%
WASHINGTON 6.1%
FLORIDA 6.3%
WEST VIRGINIA 6.3%
ALASKA 6.4%
ARKANSAS 6.4%
NORTH CAROLINA 6.4%
TENNESSEE 6.4%
NEW MEXICO 6.5%
MISSOURI 6.6%
NEW YORK 6.7%
ALABAMA 6.8%
ARIZONA 6.8%
NEW JERSEY 6.8%
CONNECTICUT 6.9%
OREGON 6.9%
GEORGIA 7.2%
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 7.5%
ILLINOIS 7.5%
MICHIGAN 7.5%
CALIFORNIA 7.6%
KENTUCKY 7.7%
MISSISSIPPI 7.7%
NEVADA 7.9%
RHODE ISLAND 8.2%
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This table ranks the 51 states of the U.S. by their unemployment rate. In May 2014, North Dakota had the lowest unemployment rate in the United States. 2.6 percent of the population of North Dakota were unemployed in April 2014. The highest unemployment rate was recorded in Rhode Island, with 8.2 percent unemployment.

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