State unemployment rate in the U.S. in 2016

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StateUnemployment rate
New Mexico 6.7%
Alaska 6.6%
Louisiana 6.1%
West Virginia 6%
Alabama 6%
District of Columbia 6%
Illinois 5.9%
Mississippi 5.8%
Nevada 5.7%
Georgia 5.4%
California 5.4%
Washington 5.4%
Pennsylvania 5.4%
Wyoming 5.3%
Arizona 5.3%
Rhode Island 5.3%
Connecticut 5.1%
North Carolina 5.1%
Kentucky 5%
New Jersey 5%
Florida 4.9%
Oregon 4.9%
Oklahoma 4.9%
Ohio 4.9%
Michigan 4.9%
South Carolina 4.8%
Tennessee 4.8%
New York 4.8%
Texas 4.6%
Missouri 4.5%
Indiana 4.4%
Delaware 4.4%
Maryland 4.3%
Kansas 4.2%
Wisconsin 4.1%
Montana 4.1%
Virginia 4%
Arkansas 4%
Maine 3.9%
Minnesota 3.9%
Idaho 3.8%
Massachusetts 3.7%
Iowa 3.7%
Utah 3.4%
Colorado 3.3%
Vermont 3.3%
North Dakota 3.2%
Nebraska 3.2%
Hawaii 3%
New Hampshire 2.8%
South Dakota 2.8%
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This table ranks the 51 states of the United States by their unemployment rate in 2016. In 2016, New Mexico had the highest unemployment rates in the United States with about 6.7 percent.

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