July 2016 Regional and State Employment and Unemployment

Unemployment rates were significantly higher in July in 7 states, lower in 3 states, and stable in 40 states and the District of Columbia, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Ten states and the District had notable unemployment rate decreases from a year earlier, 3 states had increases, and 37 states had no significant change. The national jobless rate was unchanged from 4.9 percent in June but was 0.4 percentage point lower than in July 2015.


Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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