WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States in May finally recovered all the jobs lost to the Great Recession. But 32 states still don't have as many jobs as they did when the recession officially began in December 2007. The rankings from best to worst:

WASHINGTON (AP) The United States in May finally recovered all the jobs lost to the Great Recession. But 32 states still don't have as many jobs as they did when the recession officially began in December 2007. The rankings from best to worst:

PlaceJobs in December 2007Jobs in May 2014Percentage changeNorth Dakota362,000462,00027.6 percentTexas10.53 million11.53 million9.5 percentWashington D.C.700,100749,3007.0 percentAlaska318,000339,9006.9 percentUtah1.27 million1.33 million4.7 percentColorado2.35 million2.44 million4.0 percentWest Virginia760,000783,1003.0 percentMassachusetts3.31 million3.40 million2.8 percentNew York8.77 million9.01 million2.7 percentSouth Dakota408,300419,0002.6 percentNebraska968,200986,7001.9 percentLouisiana1.94 million1.97 million1.7 percentMinnesota2.77 million2.82 million1.6 percentWashington3 million3.04 million1.6 percentIowa1.52 million1.55 million1.6 percentMontana446,500453,3001.5 percentMaryland2.61 million2.62 million0.2 percentCalifornia15.42 million15.45 million0.2 percentUnited States138.35 million138.46 million0.1 percentKansas1.39 million1.38 million-0.2 percentVermont308,500307,900-0.2 percentTennessee2.81 million2.80 million-0.2 percentNew Hampshire650,500648,500-0.3 percentPennsylvania5.81 million5.80 million-0.3 percentVirginia3.78 million3.77 million-0.4 percentWyoming294,100292,800-0.4 percentIndiana3 million2.97 million-0.6 percentHawaii628,000623,900-0.7 percentSouth Carolina1.95 million1.93 million-0.8 percentWisconsin2.88 million2.86 million-0.8 percentDelaware440,800436,600-1.0 percentOregon1.74 million1.72 million-1.0 percentKentucky1.87 million1.85 million-1.0 percentNorth Carolina4.17 million4.12 million-1.1 percentMissouri2.8 million2.77 million-1.3 percentArkansas1.21 million1.19 million-1.5 percentGeorgia4.17 million4.1 million-1.6 percentMaine620,700610,300-1.7 percentIdaho656,500644,100-1.9 percentRhode Island487,800477,600-2.1 percentFlorida7.93 million7.76 million-2.1 percentOhio5.42 million5.3 million-2.2 percentConnecticut1.71 million1.67 million-2.3 percentMichigan4.25 million4.12 million-2.8 percentIllinois6 million5.8 million-3.1 percentMississippi1.16 million1.12 million-3.2 percentNew Jersey4.08 million3.93 million-3.6 percentNew Mexico849,100812,800-4.3 percentAlabama2.01 million1.91 million-5.0 percentArizona2.68 million2.54 million-5.2 percentNevada1.29 million1.22 million-6.0 percent

Source: U.S. Labor Department.