State unemployment rates, by race/ethnicity and overall, 2016Q1

State All White Black Hispanic Asian
California 5.5% 4.3% 10.7% 6.8% 3.9%
Alabama 6.2% 4.4% 10.8% NA NA
Alaska 6.6% 5.0% NA NA NA
Arizona 5.5% 4.1% NA 7.1% NA
Arkansas 4.2% 2.8% 10.3% NA NA
Colorado 3.0% 2.3% NA 5.3% NA
Connecticut 5.6% 4.0% NA NA NA
Delaware 4.6% 4.2% 5.4% NA NA
District of Columbia 6.5% 2.3% 12.7% 2.7% NA
Florida 5.0% 4.1% 7.9% 5.1% 3.1%
Georgia 5.4% 3.6% 8.5% 5.2% NA
Hawaii 3.1% 4.8% NA NA 2.6%
Idaho 3.9% 3.7% NA 5.4% NA
Illinois 6.4% 5.0% 14.1% 7.8% 3.3%
Indiana 4.8% 4.4% 7.7% NA NA
Iowa 3.7% 2.9% NA NA NA
Kansas 4.0% 3.3% NA 5.4% NA
Kentucky 5.7% 5.4% NA NA NA
Louisiana 6.0% 3.8% 10.6% NA NA
Maine 3.6% 3.5% NA NA NA
Maryland 4.7% 2.8% 8.5% NA NA
Massachusetts 4.5% 3.8% 7.0% 7.5% 3.4%
Michigan 4.8% 3.7% 11.0% NA NA
Minnesota 3.7% 2.9% NA NA NA
Mississippi 6.5% 5.1% 9.3% NA NA
Missouri 4.2% 3.7% NA NA NA
Montana 4.2% 4.0% NA NA NA
Nebraska 3.0% 2.2% NA NA NA
Nevada 6.0% 4.9% NA 6.8% 4.3%
New Hampshire 2.7% 2.8% NA NA NA
New Jersey 4.4% 3.9% 5.4% 6.0% 2.6%
New Mexico 6.4% 3.9% NA 6.8% NA
New York 4.8% 3.7% 7.2% 6.7% 4.8%
North Carolina 5.5% 4.4% 9.4% 4.4% NA
North Dakota 2.9% 2.6% NA NA NA
Ohio 5.0% 4.3% 9.5% NA NA
Oklahoma 4.2% 3.4% NA 6.0% NA
Oregon 4.8% 4.6% NA 5.3% NA
Pennsylvania 4.7% 3.9% 11.1% 7.1% NA
Rhode Island 5.4% 4.2% NA NA NA
South Carolina 5.6% 4.2% 9.4% NA NA
South Dakota 2.7% 1.4% NA NA NA
Tennessee 4.9% 4.4% 7.5% NA NA
Texas 4.4% 3.5% 6.5% 4.7% 4.1%
Utah 3.4% 3.5% NA 4.4% NA
Vermont 3.4% 3.3% NA NA NA
Virginia 4.1% 3.1% 7.0% 5.4% NA
Washington 5.8% 4.8% NA 7.8% 4.0%
West Virginia 6.4% 6.6% NA NA NA
Wisconsin 4.6% 3.7% NA NA NA
Wyoming 5.0% 4.7% NA NA NA

Note: The map only reports unemployment rates for state subgroups with sample sizes large enough to create accurate estimates.

Source: EPI analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) data and Current Population Survey (CPS) data

View the underlying data on epi.org.