State Vs State Unemployment Rate - October

Interactive map comparing state unemployment rate changes month over month.

The unemployment rate in the United States remained almost the same in October Vs September, rising slightly to 3.9%, up from 3.8%. New data has just been released on how each state changed month over month. The states who did the best were as follows: Connecticut, D.C., Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Louisiana, Nevada, North Carolina, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Wyoming.

All off these states had zero change in unemployment rate in October Vs September. Full interactive visualization is here.

State Vs State Unemployment Rate October 2023 USA

The states who saw the biggest uptick in unemployment rate were: Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia.

These states all rose 0.2% in October vs September. 

The full state by state data can be viewed here