August 24, 2011 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

State unemployment rates, July 2011

Unemployment rates, July 2011, selected states, seasonally adjusted
State Unemployment rate (p)

Highest

 

Nevada

12.9

California

12.0

Michigan

10.9

South Carolina

10.9

Rhode Island

10.8

Lowest

 

Oklahoma

5.5

New Hampshire

5.2

South Dakota

4.7

Nebraska

4.1

North Dakota

3.3

Footnotes:
(p) =preliminary

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

 

 

OF INTEREST

Introducing a new chart-making tool for students!

Our new K-12 Chart Maker tool offers students and teachers a fun way to create interactive line, column, and bar charts.