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Just the Facts - Key Economic and Social Indicators for New York State

AVERAGE EFFECTIVE UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE TAX RATE, 2007

Rank
State
Rate
Rank
State
Rate
1
Rhode Island
1.45%
 
26
Missouri
0.68%
2
Alaska
1.23%
 
27
Wyoming
0.67%
3
Washington
1.22%
 
28
* Oklahoma
0.66%
4
Massachusetts
1.19%
 
29
Indiana
0.64%
5
Michigan
1.19%
 
30
North Dakota
0.64%
6
Oregon
1.17%
 
31
NEW YORK
0.60%
7
Pennsylvania
1.16%
 
32
Maryland
0.59%
8
Illinois
1.13%
 
33
South Carolina
0.55%
9
Minnesota
0.97%
 
34
Hawaii
0.55%
10
* Kansas
0.96%
 
35
Mississippi
0.51%
11
New Jersey
0.92%
 
36
Delaware
0.49%
12
California
0.91%
 
37
Colorado
0.49%
13
Wisconsin
0.85%
 
38
Utah
0.49%
14
Iowa
0.85%
 
39
New Mexico
0.48%
15
Montana
0.84%
 
40
Texas
0.46%
16
Vermont
0.82%
 
41
Nebraska
0.42%
17
West Virginia
0.81%
 
42
Tennessee
0.40%
18
Arkansas
0.80%
 
43
Georgia
0.38%
19
Nevada
0.77%
 
44
Alabama
0.38%
20
Ohio
0.76%
 
45
Arizona
0.36%
21
Idaho
0.74%
 
46
Florida
0.35%
22
North Carolina
0.74%
 
47
Louisiana
0.32%
23
Maine
0.71%
 
48
Virginia
0.29%
24
Connecticut
0.71%
 
49
South Dakota
0.25%
25
Kentucky
0.71%
 
50
* New Hampshire
0.25%
United States
0.73%
N.Y.S. % U.S. avg.
-18%
* DOL estimates