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Oregon and Utah had largest percentage increase in employment since June 2015 

July 26, 2016
From June 2015 to June 2016, 35 states had statistically significant increases in employment. Among those, the largest percentage increases occurred in Oregon and Utah (3.2 percent each), Delaware (3.1 percent), and Florida (3.0 percent). North Dakota (-3.3 percent) and Wyoming (-3.1 percent) had statistically significant percentage decreases in employment. 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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