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State Unemployment Compensation

Average Weekly Benefit, 2001

State Avg. wkly.
benefit
United States $237.78
Alabama 163.57
Alaska 193.68
Arizona 171.48
Arkansas 219.56
California 176.30
Colorado 291.72
Connecticut 271.08
Delaware 218.38
D.C. 253.21
Florida 221.39
Georgia 228.90
Hawaii 297.97
Idaho 220.83
Illinois 265.40
Indiana 242.36
Iowa 247.49
Kansas 258.25
Kentucky $234.33
Louisiana 192.39
Maine 217.10
Maryland 236.95
Massachusetts 334.26
Michigan 261.03
Minnesota 302.44
Mississippi 163.26
Missouri 199.58
Montana 166.44
Nebraska 203.78
Nevada 225.76
New Hampshire 240.83
New Jersey 302.95
New Mexico 198.92
New York 271.18
North Carolina 250.15
North Dakota 196.34
Ohio $245.56
Oklahoma 229.29
Oregon 261.89
Pennsylvania 276.64
Puerto Rico 106.90
Rhode Island 279.33
South Carolina 207.76
South Dakota 184.73
Tennessee 196.22
Texas 239.77
Utah 260.40
Vermont 226.28
Virgin Islands 229.11
Virginia 226.55
Washington 319.61
West Virginia 201.46
Wisconsin 234.58
Wyoming 213.65
Average weekly benefit for weeks of total unemployment.
Source: Department of Labor, Employment and Training Admin.

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