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March 13, 2012 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

State unemployment rates, 2011

OOH Earnings Table Extraction Wizard - output frame
Unemployment rates by state, 2011 annual averages (U.S. rate = 8.9 percent)
State Unemployment rate Difference from U.S. rate

Alabama

9.0 Not significantly different

Alaska

7.6 Significantly below

Arizona

9.5 Not significantly different

Arkansas

8.0 Significantly below

California

11.7 Significantly above

Colorado

8.3 Significantly below

Connecticut

8.8 Not significantly different

Delaware

7.3 Significantly below

District of Columbia

10.2 Significantly above

Florida

10.5 Significantly above

Georgia

9.8 Significantly above

Hawaii

6.7 Significantly below

Idaho

8.7 Not significantly different

Illinois

9.8 Significantly above

Indiana

9.0 Not significantly different

Iowa

5.9 Significantly below

Kansas

6.7 Significantly below

Kentucky

9.5 Not significantly different

Louisiana

7.3 Significantly below

Maine

7.5 Significantly below

Maryland

7.0 Significantly below

Massachusetts

7.4 Significantly below

Michigan

10.3 Significantly above

Minnesota

6.4 Significantly below

Mississippi

10.7 Significantly above

Missouri

8.6 Not significantly different

Montana

6.8 Significantly below

Nebraska

4.4 Significantly below

Nevada

13.5 Significantly above

New Hampshire

5.4 Significantly below

New Jersey

9.3 Not significantly different

New Mexico

7.4 Significantly below

New York

8.2 Significantly below

North Carolina

10.5 Significantly above

North Dakota

3.5 Significantly below

Ohio

8.6 Not significantly different

Oklahoma

6.2 Significantly below

Oregon

9.5 Not significantly different

Pennsylvania

7.9 Significantly below

Rhode Island

11.3 Significantly above

South Carolina

10.3 Significantly above

South Dakota

4.7 Significantly below

Tennessee

9.2 Not significantly different

Texas

7.9 Significantly below

Utah

6.7 Significantly below

Vermont

5.6 Significantly below

Virginia

6.2 Significantly below

Washington

9.2 Not significantly different

West Virginia

8.0 Significantly below

Wisconsin

7.5 Significantly below

Wyoming

6.0 Significantly below

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

 

 

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