Unemployment Rates for Sates for September 2009 – Bureau of Labor Statistics

The Bureau of Labor Statistics latest release regarding the Unemployment Rates for Sates from September 2009:

Unemployment Rates for States Sept 09
Rank State Rate
1 NORTH DAKOTA 4.2
2 SOUTH DAKOTA 4.8
3 NEBRASKA 4.9
4 UTAH 6.2
5 IOWA 6.7
5 MONTANA 6.7
5 OKLAHOMA 6.7
5 VERMONT 6.7
5 VIRGINIA 6.7
10 WYOMING 6.8
11 KANSAS 6.9
12 COLORADO 7.0
13 ARKANSAS 7.1
14 HAWAII 7.2
14 MARYLAND 7.2
14 NEW HAMPSHIRE 7.2
17 MINNESOTA 7.3
18 LOUISIANA 7.4
19 NEW MEXICO 7.7
20 TEXAS 8.2
21 DELAWARE 8.3
21 WISCONSIN 8.3
23 ALASKA 8.4
23 CONNECTICUT 8.4
25 MAINE 8.5
26 IDAHO 8.8
26 PENNSYLVANIA 8.8
28 NEW YORK 8.9
28 WEST VIRGINIA 8.9
30 ARIZONA 9.1
31 MISSISSIPPI 9.2
32 MASSACHUSETTS 9.3
32 WASHINGTON 9.3
34 MISSOURI 9.5
35 INDIANA 9.6
36 NEW JERSEY 9.8
37 GEORGIA 10.1
37 OHIO 10.1
39 ILLINOIS 10.5
39 TENNESSEE 10.5
41 ALABAMA 10.7
42 NORTH CAROLINA 10.8
43 KENTUCKY 10.9
44 FLORIDA 11.0
45 DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 11.4
46 OREGON 11.5
47 SOUTH CAROLINA 11.6
48 CALIFORNIA 12.2
49 RHODE ISLAND 13.0
50 NEVADA 13.3
51 MICHIGAN 15.3

p = preliminary.
NOTE: Rates shown are a percentage of the labor force. Data refer to place of residence. Estimates for the current month are subject to revision the following month.

Last Modified Date: October 21, 2009

Sources: United States Department of Labor (http://www.bls.gov/web/laumstrk.htm).

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