Unemployment Rate By HBCU State – February 2016


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STATES WITH RISING UNEMPLOYMENT: 5

STATES WITH DECLINING UNEMPLOYMENT: 17

STATES WITH UNCHANGED UNEMPLOYMENT: 2

LOWEST: VIRGINIA – 4.1%

HIGHEST – DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA & MISSISSIPPI – 6.5%

STATE – UNEMPLOYMENT RATE (PREVIOUS)*

ALABAMA –  6.2% (5.9%)

ARKANSAS – 4.2% (5.1%)

CALIFORNIA – 5.5% (5.8%)

DELAWARE – 4.6% (5.1%)

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA – 6.5% (6.6%)

FLORIDA – 4.9% (5.1%)

GEORGIA – 5.4% (5.7%)

ILLINOIS – 6.4% (5.4%)

KENTUCKY – 5.8% (4.9%)

LOUISIANA – 5.9% (6.2%)

MARYLAND – 4.7% (5.1%)

MASSACHUSETTS – 4.5% (4.6%)

MICHIGAN – 4.8% (5.0%)

MISSISSIPPI – 6.5% (5.9%)

MISSOURI –  4.2% (5.0%)

NEW YORK – 4.8% (4.8%)

NORTH CAROLINA – 5.5% (5.7%)

OHIO – 4.9% (4.4%)

OKLAHOMA – 4.2% (4.3%)

PENNSYLVANIA – 4.6% (5.1%)

SOUTH CAROLINA – 5.5% (5.6%)

TENNESSEE – 4.9% (5.6%)

TEXAS – 4.4% (4.4%)

VIRGINIA – 4.1% (4.2%)

*Previous month in parentheses.

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