Where the unemployed are being cut off

1.3 million Americans abruptly lost federal unemployment benefits after Congress failed to extend them. Here's where they live.

As a percent of the labor force
Total: 1.3 million

Alabama

Alaska

Arizona

Arkansas

California

Colorado

Connecticut

Washington D.C.

Delaware

Florida

Georgia

Hawaii

Idaho

Illinois

Indiana

Iowa

Kansas

Kentucky

Louisiana

Maine

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan

Minnesota

Mississippi

Missouri

Montana

Nebraska

Nevada

New Hampshire

New Jersey

New Mexico

New York

North Carolina*

North Dakota

Ohio

Oklahoma

Oregon

Pennsylvania

Rhode Island

South Carolina

South Dakota

Tennessee

Texas

Utah

Vermont

Virginia

Washington

West Virginia

Wisconsin

Wyoming

Footnote: North Carolina opted out of federal extended unemployment benefits in early 2013.
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