August 2013 State Unemployment Rates

Jobless rates hold steady or fall in 32 states, By Doug Carroll, September 20, 2013, USA Today: “Led by North Dakota, 15 states saw August jobless rates significantly below the U.S. rate of 7.3%, the government said Friday. North Dakota continues to have the nation’s lowest unemployment rate, 3.0%, amid a boom in energy production there. Other states with low rates include South Dakota, 3.8%; Nebraska, 4.2%; Hawaii, 4.3%; Iowa, 4.9%; and Vermont and Wyoming, 4.6%…”

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