Annual average youth (16-24) unemployment rate in the United States in 2012, by state
U.S. youth unemployment rate by state in 2012
This statistic displays the seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate among persons between 16 and 24 years in the United States in 2012, by state. In California, youth unemployment stood at 20.2 percent in 2012.

The general unemployment rate by state can be found here, the annual national unemployment rate can be found here.
Annual average youth (16-24) unemployment rate in the United States in 2012, by state
Unemployment rate
Mississippi23%
South Carolina22.9%
Georgia20.6%
California20.2%
North Carolina18.8%
Illinois18.5%
New Jersey18.2%
New York18%
Oregon17.9%
Arkansas17.7%
Arizona17.6%
Nevada17.6%
Idaho17.3%
Rhode Island17.2%
Connecticut17%
Kentucky16.9%
Michigan16.9%
Virginia16.8%
Colorado16.7%
Washington16.7%
Louisiana16.7%
Maine16.6%
Florida16.4%
Alabama16.3%
Missouri16.1%
West Virginia15.7%
District of Columbia15.6%
Delaware15.2%
Indiana14.9%
Alaska14.8%
Hawaii13.5%
Texas13.5%
Tennessee13.5%
Pennsylvania13.4%
Maryland13.4%
New Hampshire13.4%
Kansas13.2%
Vermont13.1%
Wisconsin12.9%
Wyoming12.7%
New Mexico12.6%
Ohio12.6%
Massachusetts12.2%
Utah11.9%
Montana11.1%
Iowa11%
Minnesota11%
Oklahoma10.8%
South Dakota9.9%
Nebraska8.9%
North Dakota7.2%
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Source

Release date

April 2013

Region

United States

Survey time period

2012

Age group

16-24 years

U.S. youth unemployment rate by state in 2012
This statistic displays the seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate among persons between 16 and 24 years in the United States in 2012, by state. In California, youth unemployment stood at 20.2 percent in 2012.

The general unemployment rate by state can be found here, the annual national unemployment rate can be found here.
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