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Unemployment rate falls from May to June 2015 


July 07, 2015
The unemployment rate declined by 0.2 percentage point to 5.3 percent in June 2015. Among the major worker groups, the unemployment rate for Blacks or African Americans edged down to 9.5 percent in June. The rates showed little change over the month for Whites (4.6 percent), Asians (3.8 percent), and Hispanics or Latinos (6.6 percent). Full Text »
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  1. In 2014, North Dakota, Nebraska, Iowa, Minnesota, and South Dakota were the states with the highest employment–population ratios, all above __________.

    • 72 percent
    • 70 percent
    • 68 percent
    • 66 percent

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