- Unemployment rates fell in 12 states and the District of Columbia, and remained stable in 38 states in April.
- The U.S. unemployment rate remained mostly stable over the month at 6.1%, and is 8.7% lower than April 2020.
- 11 states and the District of Columbia have unemployment rates above the U.S. average.
- Nebraska, New Hampshire, South Dakota, and Utah have the lowest unemployment rates at 2.8%.
- Hawaii has the highest unemployment rate at 8.5%, followed by California at 8.3%, and New Mexico and New York at 8.2%.
- The largest decrease in unemployment occurred in Rhode Island with a 0.7% decline over the month.