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States' jobless rates rise

January 27 2009

Unemployment rates rose in all 50 states in December. Michigan posted the highest jobless rate among states at 10.6%, while Wyoming registered the lowest at 3.4%.

Rhode Island reported the second-highest unemployment rate at 10.0%. It was followed by South Carolina at 9.5%, California at 9.3%, Nevada at 9.1% and Oregon at 9.0%.

Among the states with the lowest jobless rates, North Dakota posted the second lowest rate (3.5%) after Wyoming.

All 50 states and the District of Columbia reported higher jobless rates on both a month-over-month and year-over-year basis.


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