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Below is a comparison of the unemployment rates by state, sortable by name or unemployment rate. Data provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics Geographic Profile of Employment and Unemployment.[1][2]

US unemployment in December, 2009.

Statistic set below: March 19, 2010 for January 2010.[3]

Unemployment by State or District

State or District Unemployment Rate
(percent of total population)
Monthly percent change
(=rise in unemployment)
Michigan 14.3 0.3%
Nevada 13.0 0.0%
Rhode Island 12.7 0.2%
South Carolina 12.6 0.0%
California 12.5 0.1%
District Of Columbia 12.0 0.0%
Florida 11.9 0.1%
Illinois 11.3 0.2%
Alabama 11.1 0.1%
North Carolina 11.1 0.1%
Mississippi 10.9 0.3%
Ohio 10.8 0.1%
Kentucky 10.7 0.0%
Oregon 10.7 0.3%
Tennessee 10.7 0.2%
Georgia 10.4 0.1%
Indiana 10.0 0.0%
New Jersey 10.0 0.1%
United States (national)[4] 10.0 0.0%
Massachusetts 9.5 0.1%
Missouri 9.5 0.1%
Idaho 9.3 0.2%
Washington 9.3 0.2%
West Virginia 9.3 0.2%
Arizona 9.2 0.1%
Connecticut 9.0 0.1%
Delaware 9.0 0.0%
New York 8.8 0.2%
Pennsylvania 8.8 0.1%
Wisconsin 8.7 0.0%
Alaska 8.5 0.3%
New Mexico 8.5 0.3%
Maine 8.2 0.1%
Texas 8.2 0.1%
Arkansas 7.6 0.1%
Wyoming 7.6 0.1%
Maryland 7.5 0.0%
Colorado 7.4 0.1%
Louisiana 7.4 0.1%
Minnesota 7.3 0.1%
New Hampshire 7.0 0.0%
Hawaii 6.9 0.0%
Virginia 6.9 0.0%
Montana 6.8 0.1%
Utah 6.8 0.1%
Oklahoma 6.7 0.1%
Vermont 6.7 0.0%
Iowa 6.6 0.0%
Kansas 6.4 0.2%
South Dakota 4.8 0.1%
Nebraska 4.6 0.1%
North Dakota 4.2 0.2%

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