Change in state unemployment rates by race and ethnicity, 2007Q4–2015Q3 (percentage points)

State White Black Hispanic Asian
USA 0.1 0.8 0.5 0.4
Alabama 1.1 5.2 NA NA
Alaska 0.4 NA NA NA
Arizona 1.4 NA 2.9 NA
Arkansas -0.4 0.9 NA NA
California 0.1 1.3 0.4 0.1
Colorado 0.5 NA -0.7 NA
Connecticut 0.2 NA 2.7 NA
Delaware 1.0 2.6 NA NA
District of Columbia 0.7 3.9 NA NA
Florida 0.4 2.9 0.4 NA
Georgia 1.0 1.1 -2.1 NA
Hawaii -0.3 NA NA 0.3
Idaho 0.9 NA NA NA
Illinois -0.2 1.1 -0.2 0.4
Indiana -0.3 -3.1 NA NA
Iowa -0.2 NA NA NA
Kansas 0.8 NA NA NA
Kentucky -0.8 NA NA NA
Louisiana 2.5 1.5 NA NA
Maine -0.4 NA NA NA
Maryland 0.5 2.9 NA NA
Massachusetts -0.8 NA NA NA
Michigan -2.2 -4.2 NA NA
Minnesota -1.1 NA NA NA
Mississippi 0.5 -1.6 NA NA
Missouri 0.4 0.2 NA NA
Montana 0.5 NA NA NA
Nebraska -0.4 NA NA NA
Nevada 0.7 NA 2.0 NA
New Hampshire 0.4 NA NA NA
New Jersey 0.7 1.4 2.0 0.8
New Mexico 1.1 NA 2.0 NA
New York 0.5 0.4 -0.7 1.4
North Carolina 0.5 1.3 2.0 NA
North Dakota 0.3 NA NA NA
Ohio -0.9 -1.9 NA NA
Oklahoma 0.9 NA NA NA
Oregon 0.5 NA NA NA
Pennsylvania 0.4 3.2 NA NA
Rhode Island -0.5 NA NA NA
South Carolina 0.5 0.2 NA NA
South Dakota -0.1 NA NA NA
Tennessee 0.6 -1.0 NA NA
Texas -0.3 -1.0 0.1 -0.2
Utah 0.8 NA 2.1 NA
Vermont -0.5 NA NA NA
Virginia 0.5 3.2 1.6 NA
Washington 0.5 NA -0.9 -1.4
West Virginia 3.3 NA NA NA
Wisconsin 0.1 NA NA NA
Wyoming 1.3 NA NA NA

Note: The table only reports data 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.