Unemployment Statistics

Number of unemployed people in the US:

10,736,000

as of December, 2020

Note: Seasonally adjusted value

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

State Unemployment rate Unemployment Employment Labor force Employment-population ratio Labor force participation rate
Alabama 3.9 87,534 2,150,219 2,237,753 55.3 57.6
Alaska 5.8 20,229 327,706 347,935 60.3 64.1
Arizona 7.5 268,293 3,301,136 3,569,429 56.1 60.6
Arkansas 4.2 57,224 1,303,673 1,360,897 55.3 57.7
California 9.0 1,700,383 17,260,090 18,960,473 55.2 60.6
Colorado 8.4 269,179 2,943,422 3,212,601 63.3 69.0
Connecticut 8.0 150,370 1,728,831 1,879,201 59.9 65.1
Delaware 5.3 25,191 453,350 478,541 57.3 60.5
District of Columbia 7.9 32,980 382,143 415,123 65.7 71.3
Florida 6.1 614,327 9,529,033 10,143,360 53.6 57.0
Georgia 5.6 286,281 4,841,339 5,127,620 58.0 61.4
Hawaii 9.3 60,676 590,379 651,055 54.2 59.8
Idaho 4.4 40,129 867,423 907,552 61.1 63.9
Illinois 7.6 466,205 5,704,211 6,170,416 57.2 61.9
Indiana 4.3 144,356 3,246,617 3,390,973 61.2 64.0
Iowa 3.1 50,793 1,568,801 1,619,594 63.2 65.3
Kansas 3.8 57,688 1,449,369 1,507,057 64.7 67.3
Kentucky 6.0 120,392 1,896,843 2,017,235 54.1 57.5
Louisiana 7.2 151,160 1,941,678 2,092,838 54.4 58.6
Maine 4.9 33,223 640,373 673,596 57.2 60.2
Maryland 6.3 198,384 2,940,299 3,138,683 61.5 65.6
Massachusetts 7.4 271,787 3,386,685 3,658,472 59.7 64.5
Michigan 7.5 358,564 4,443,519 4,802,083 55.4 59.9
Minnesota 4.4 131,378 2,888,011 3,019,389 64.5 67.5
Mississippi 6.2 78,408 1,190,789 1,269,197 52.0 55.4
Missouri 5.8 180,137 2,899,473 3,079,610 59.9 63.6
Montana 4.4 23,714 510,941 534,655 59.2 62.0
Nebraska 3.0 31,032 1,005,772 1,036,804 67.3 69.3
Nevada 9.2 136,177 1,349,391 1,485,568 54.0 59.5
New Hampshire 4.0 29,922 719,350 749,272 63.5 66.1
New Jersey 7.6 339,665 4,111,650 4,451,315 58.0 62.8
New Mexico 8.2 76,451 853,287 929,738 51.6 56.2
New York 8.2 744,274 8,356,420 9,100,694 53.6 58.3
North Carolina 6.2 310,675 4,702,115 5,012,790 56.0 59.7
North Dakota 4.1 16,663 385,991 402,654 65.7 68.5
Ohio 5.5 314,989 5,368,835 5,683,824 57.9 61.3
Oklahoma 5.3 97,352 1,748,403 1,845,755 57.2 60.4
Oregon 6.4 136,560 1,993,178 2,129,738 57.5 61.5
Pennsylvania 6.7 419,700 5,863,617 6,283,317 56.9 61.0
Rhode Island 8.1 44,002 498,423 542,425 57.4 62.5
South Carolina 4.6 107,253 2,232,786 2,340,039 53.7 56.3
South Dakota 3.0 13,997 447,350 461,347 65.7 67.7
Tennessee 6.4 220,052 3,234,116 3,454,168 59.2 63.2
Texas 7.2 1,025,378 13,139,142 14,164,520 58.5 63.1
Utah 3.6 60,069 1,595,054 1,655,123 65.6 68.1
Vermont 3.1 10,054 311,104 321,158 59.9 61.8
Virginia 4.9 209,408 4,079,547 4,288,955 60.6 63.7
Washington 7.1 272,530 3,592,169 3,864,699 58.5 62.9
West Virginia 6.3 48,605 724,494 773,099 50.4 53.8
Wisconsin 5.5 171,694 2,942,156 3,113,850 63.0 66.7
Wyoming 4.8 14,104 279,896 294,000 61.8 64.9