Unemployment Rate By HBCU State – November 2014


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NUMBER OF STATES WITH RISING UNEMPLOYMENT: 1

NUMBER OF STATES WITH DECLINING UNEMPLOYMENT: 22

NUMBER OF STATES WITH UNCHANGED UNEMPLOYMENT: 1

LOWEST: OKLAHOMA – 4.4%

HIGHEST – DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA – 7.4%

ALABAMA –  6.0% (6.3%)

ARKANSAS – 5.8% (6.0%)

CALIFORNIA – 7.2% (7.3%)

DELAWARE – 6.0% (6.4%)

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA – 7.4% (7.6%)

FLORIDA – 5.8% (6.0%)

GEORGIA – 7.2% (7.7%)

ILLINOIS – 6.4% (6.6%)

KENTUCKY – 6.0% (6.2%)

LOUISIANA – 6.5% (6.2%)

MARYLAND – 5.6% (6.0%)

MASSACHUSETTS – 5.8% (6.0%)

MICHIGAN – 6.7% (7.1%)

MISSISSIPPI – 7.3% (7.6%)

MISSOURI –  5.6% (5.9%)

NEW YORK – 5.9% (6.0%)

NORTH CAROLINA – 5.8% (6.3%)

OHIO – 5.0% (5.3%)

OKLAHOMA – 4.4% (4.5%)

PENNSYLVANIA – 5.1% (5.4%)

SOUTH CAROLINA – 6.7% (6.7%)

TENNESSEE – 6.8% (7.1%)

TEXAS – 4.9% (5.1%)

VIRGINIA – 5.0% (5.3%)

Previous month in parentheses.

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