- Unemployment rates fell in 13 states and the District of Columbia and remained stable in 37 states in April.
- The U.S. unemployment rate was unchanged over the month at 3.6% in April.
- 10 states and the District of Columbia have unemployment rates above the U.S. average.
- Nebraska and Utah have the lowest unemployment rate at 1.9%, followed by Indiana and Minnesota at 2.2%, and Montana, New Hampshire, and South Dakota at 2.3%.
- Nebraska, Utah, Arizona, Idaho, Kentucky, Minnesota, Mississippi, South Dakota, and West Virginia all set series lows.
- The District of Columbia has the highest unemployment rate at 5.8%, followed by New Mexico at 5.3%, and Nevada at 5.0%.
- The largest decreases in unemployment occurred in Maryland with a 0.4% decline over the month.