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Unemployment Nears All Time Lows

Current Unemployment Rates for States / Historical Highs/Lows
Seasonally Adjusted
  Feb. 2016 Historical High Historical Low
State Rate Date Rate Date Rate
Alaska 6.6% Aug. 1986 11.2% June-07 6.3%
California 5.5% Oct. 2010 12.2% Dec. 2000 4.7%
Colorado 3.0% Oct. 2010 8.9% Dec. 2000 2.7%
Hawaii 3.1% Jan. 1976 10.4% Dec. 2006 2.4%
Idaho 3.9% Dec. 1982 10.2% June-07 2.9%
Montana 4.2% May-83 8.8% Feb. 2007 2.9%
Nevada 5.9% Nov. 2010 13.7% Jan. 1999 3.7%
Oregon 4.8% May-09 11.9% Feb. 1995 4.7%
Washington 5.8% Nov. 1982 12.2% June-07 4.6%
Wyoming 5.0% Dec. 1986 9.4% May-79 2.5%
 
 
BLS: http://www.bls.gov/web/laus/lauhsthl.htm
Washington: Seattle, Spokane, Tacoma, Vancouver, Bellevue, Everett, Spokane Valley, Federal Way, Kent, Yakima, Renton, King County, Pierce County, Snohomish County, Kitsap County, Aberdeen, Anacortes, Bellingham, Birch Bay, Blaine, Coupeville, Forks, Ilwaco, La Conner, Long Beach, Moclips, Mount Vernon, Oak Harbor, Ocean Shores, Oysterville, Port Townsend, Quinalt, Sequim, Westport, Whidbey Island

Idaho Boise, Caldwell, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho Falls, Lewiston, Meridian, Moscow, Nampa, Pacatello, Twin Falls, Rexburg

Montana Billings, Bozeman, Butte-Silver Bow, Great Falls, Helena, Kalispell, Missoula

Alaska Anchorage, Badger, College, Fairbanks, Juneau, Ketchikan, Sitka