September State Unemployment Numbers Have Been Updated

Nevada Continues To Lead The Way With a 14.4% Unemployment Rate



The BLS (Bureau of Labor Statistics) released the state unemployment numbers for September earlier today, and we have just gotten finished incorporating the data into our database.

According to the BLS, 23 states and the District of Columbia reported unemployment rate decreases, 11 states recorded increases and 16 states reported no change.

Some of the states with the highest unemployment rates in September were:

BLSNevada - 14.4%
Michigan - 13.0%
California - 12.4%
Florida - 11.9%

Some of the states with the lowest unemployment rates in September were:

North Dakota - 3.7%
Nebraska - 4.6%
New Hampshire - 5.5%

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The data in our database goes back until 1976, and includes nearly 90,000 pieces of information.

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