March 14, 2011 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

State unemployment rates, January 2011

Unemployment rates, January 2011, selected States, seasonally adjusted
State Unemployment rate (p)

Highest

 

Nevada

14.2

California

12.4

Florida

11.9

Rhode Island

11.3

Michigan

10.7

Lowest

 

Vermont

5.7

New Hampshire

5.6

South Dakota

4.7

Nebraska

4.2

North Dakota

3.8

Footnotes:
(p) = preliminary

These data are featured in the TED article, State unemployment rates, January 2011.

 

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