State Unemployment Rates In August 2014 first appeared on Floating Path

In August, the unemployment rate decreased in 15 U.S. states, increased in 24 states and the District of Columbia, and was unchanged in 11 states.

The unemployment rate is higher than a year ago in only 3 states, Alabama (6.9% vs 6.5%), and Alaska (6.8% vs 6.7%), and West Virginia (6.6% vs 6.5%).

Recall that the national jobless rate in August was 6.1%.

State Unemployment Rates

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