United States Unemployment Rate in May, 2011
Updated on April 6, 2023.

The seasonally adjusted Unemployment Rate of the United States in May, 2011 was 9%, according to recent data from the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics.

The 3 states with the highest unemployment rate (seasonally adjusted) in May, 2011 were:

  1. Nevada: 13.4%
  2. California: 12%
  3. Rhode Island: 11%

On the other hand, the 3 states with the lowest unemployment rate (seasonally adjusted) in May, 2011 were:

  1. North Dakota: 3.4%
  2. Nebraska: 4.5%
  3. South Dakota: 4.7%

Use the interactive visualization and table below to explore this data for each U.S. state for May, 2011. You can also see links at the bottom of this page for similar data for other months, and also for each U.S. state.

See also: Historical United States Unemployment Rate.

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State Unemployment Rate (%)
Alabama 9.8
Alaska 7.7
Arizona 9.6
Arkansas 8
California 12
Colorado 8.7
Connecticut 9.2
Delaware 7.7
Florida 10.2
Georgia 10.3
Hawaii 6.8
Idaho 8.3
Illinois 9.8
Indiana 8.8
Iowa 5.7
Kansas 6.4
Kentucky 9.5
Louisiana 7.4
Maine 7.8
Maryland 7.4
Massachusetts 7.3
Michigan 10.1
Minnesota 6.7
Mississippi 9.9
Missouri 8.8
Montana 6.7
Nebraska 4.5
Nevada 13.4
New Hampshire 5.5
New Jersey 9.4
New Mexico 7.1
New York 8.2
North Carolina 10.2
North Dakota 3.4
Ohio 9
Oklahoma 5.5
Oregon 9.6
Pennsylvania 7.7
Rhode Island 11
South Carolina 10.7
South Dakota 4.7
Tennessee 9.3
Texas 8.2
Utah 7.7
Vermont 5.7
Virginia 6.5
Washington 8.6
West Virginia 7.9
Wisconsin 7.6
Wyoming 6.1
District of Columbia 10.4

United States Unemployment Rate For Other Months and Years

Use the following links to see the US Unemployment Rate for other months and years. Or see links for all the available months and years here.
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