- Unemployment rates fell in 5 states, rose in 2 states and the District of Columbia, and remained stable in 43 states in January.
- The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 3.4% in January but rose to 3.6% in February.
- 11 states and the District of Columbia had unemployment rates above the U.S. average in January.
- North Dakota and South Dakota have the lowest unemployment rates at 2.1%, followed by Utah at 2.4%, and Montana and Nebraska at 2.5%.
- Nevada has the highest unemployment rate at 5.5%, followed by Oregon at 4.8%, and Delaware and Washington at 4.6%.
- The largest decreases in unemployment occurred in Arizona and Nebraska (-0.2%), and the largest increase was in the District of Columbia (+0.2%).