October 26, 2009 (The Editor’s Desk is updated each business day.)

State unemployment rates in September 2009

States with the highest and lowest unemployment rates and U.S. unemployment rate, September 2009
State Unemployment rate

North Dakota

4.2

South Dakota

4.8

Nebraska

4.9

U.S.

9.8

California

12.2

Rhode Island

13.0

Nevada

13.3

Michigan

15.3

These data featured in the TED article, State unemployment rates in September 2009.

 

 

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