Unemployment Statistics

Number of unemployed people in the US:

23,078,000

as of May, 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 12.9 283,787 1,911,512 2,195,299 49.3 56.7
Alaska 12.9 43,683 296,180 339,863 54.5 62.5
Arizona 12.6 445,461 3,095,306 3,540,767 53.3 61.0
Arkansas 10.2 133,962 1,182,909 1,316,871 50.3 56.0
California 15.5 2,885,334 15,682,897 18,568,231 50.3 59.5
Colorado 11.3 347,832 2,721,349 3,069,181 59.1 66.7
Connecticut 7.9 140,743 1,647,682 1,788,425 57.1 62.0
Delaware 14.3 66,665 398,410 465,075 50.7 59.2
District of Columbia 11.1 44,874 358,255 403,129 61.8 69.5
Florida 12.9 1,217,964 8,220,233 9,438,197 46.7 53.6
Georgia 11.9 581,820 4,293,628 4,875,448 51.9 58.9
Hawaii 22.3 139,892 487,543 627,435 44.7 57.6
Idaho 11.5 102,975 788,816 891,791 56.5 63.9
Illinois 16.4 1,004,365 5,110,455 6,114,820 51.2 61.2
Indiana 16.9 545,909 2,691,319 3,237,228 51.0 61.4
Iowa 10.2 175,306 1,536,236 1,711,542 62.1 69.2
Kansas 11.2 168,317 1,328,573 1,496,890 59.5 67.0
Kentucky 15.4 318,274 1,742,279 2,060,553 49.8 58.9
Louisiana 14.5 281,572 1,656,457 1,938,029 46.4 54.2
Maine 10.6 70,753 595,708 666,461 53.4 59.8
Maryland 9.9 304,444 2,760,034 3,064,478 57.9 64.2
Massachusetts 15.1 515,658 2,891,595 3,407,253 51.2 60.3
Michigan 22.7 1,048,250 3,563,941 4,612,191 44.5 57.6
Minnesota 8.1 249,453 2,813,281 3,062,734 63.2 68.8
Mississippi 15.4 183,012 1,007,850 1,190,862 44.0 52.0
Missouri 9.7 292,690 2,738,912 3,031,602 56.7 62.8
Montana 11.3 58,919 463,793 522,712 54.1 61.0
Nebraska 8.3 87,550 970,549 1,058,099 65.2 71.1
Nevada 28.2 400,520 1,018,878 1,419,398 41.4 57.6
New Hampshire 16.3 117,568 604,294 721,862 53.6 64.0
New Jersey 15.3 685,545 3,784,340 4,469,885 53.5 63.2
New Mexico 11.3 104,408 816,432 920,840 49.6 55.9
New York 14.5 1,320,297 7,783,483 9,103,780 49.8 58.3
North Carolina 12.2 573,118 4,112,383 4,685,501 49.4 56.3
North Dakota 8.5 34,802 372,297 407,099 63.7 69.6
Ohio 16.8 957,366 4,743,816 5,701,182 51.3 61.6
Oklahoma 13.7 242,677 1,524,920 1,767,597 50.1 58.1
Oregon 14.2 300,420 1,812,318 2,112,738 52.7 61.5
Pennsylvania 15.1 975,740 5,475,776 6,451,516 53.2 62.7
Rhode Island 17.0 90,310 440,277 530,587 50.8 61.3
South Carolina 12.1 288,022 2,089,889 2,377,911 50.8 57.8
South Dakota 10.2 48,081 421,998 470,079 62.3 69.4
Tennessee 14.7 471,212 2,737,986 3,209,198 50.5 59.2
Texas 12.8 1,656,638 11,297,758 12,954,396 50.9 58.3
Utah 9.7 155,810 1,448,951 1,604,761 60.5 67.1
Vermont 15.6 54,490 295,271 349,761 56.9 67.4
Virginia 10.6 453,923 3,843,816 4,297,739 57.4 64.1
Washington 15.4 610,721 3,346,571 3,957,292 55.0 65.0
West Virginia 15.2 117,134 654,467 771,601 45.4 53.6
Wisconsin 14.1 437,359 2,658,164 3,095,523 57.2 66.6
Wyoming 9.2 27,358 270,295 297,653 59.9 65.9