Hispanic unemployment rate in Texas compared with 22 other states and U.S., 4th quarter 2012

State Percentage
Rhode Island 18.2%
Connecticut 16.1%
Pennsylvania 13.3%
Nevada 13.1%
Colorado 12.5%
California 11.9%
Georgia 11.3%
Washington 11.0%
New York 10.6%
Arizona 10.5%
New Jersey 10.5%
United States 9.8%
Illinois 9.7%
Florida 9.2%
Massachusetts 9.0%
New Mexico 8.2%
Idaho 8.1%
District of Columbia 7.5%
Utah 7.4%
North Carolina 7.4%
Texas 7.0%
Nebraska 6.7%
Maryland 5.2%
Virginia 3.8%

Note: Hispanic refers to Hispanics of any race. This figure includes the 23 states (a total which includes the District of Columbia) with Hispanic populations large enough to measure the unemployment rate with Current Population Survey microdata.


Source: Authors' analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics Local Area Unemployment Statistics and basic monthly Current Population Survey microdata

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