Number of unemployed persons in the U.S. in 2012, by state (in 1,000)

State Number of unemployed in thousands
California 1,935
Texas 855
New York 815
Florida 807
Illinois 585
Pennsylvania 513
North Carolina 448
New Jersey 436
Georgia 434
Michigan 426
Ohio 413
Washington 284
Indiana 264
Arizona 252
Tennessee 249
Virginia 247
Massachusetts 234
Colorado 220
Maryland 213
Wisconsin 211
Missouri 207
South Carolina 197
Kentucky 171
Oregon 171
Minnesota 168
Alabama 157
Connecticut 157
Nevada 152
Louisiana 134
Mississippi 122
Arkansas 99
Oklahoma 94
Iowa 86
Kansas 85
Utah 77
New Mexico 65
West Virginia 59
Rhode Island 58
Idaho 55
Maine 52
New Hampshire 41
Nebraska 40
Hawaii 38
Delaware 32
District of Columbia 32
Montana 31
Alaska 26
South Dakota 20
Vermont 18
Wyoming 16
North Dakota 12
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This table ranks the 51 states of the United States by their number of unemployed persons in 2012. In 2012, California had the largest unemployment level in the United States with about 1.9 million people.

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