The June unemployment remains unchanged since May, holding steady at 8.2%, according to the most recent Regional and State Employment and Unemployment report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
The rate has dropped just under a percentage point from what it was last year, with 47 states seeing a decrease in unemployment. Just over half of that number, though, saw unemployment increase over the past month, while around a quarter saw no change at all.
Here’s a quick recap of which states specifically have the best and worst seasonally adjusted unemployment rates:
- Nevada, 11.6 %
- Rhode Island, 10.9%
- California, 10.7%
- New Jersey, 9.6%
- North and South Carolina, 9.4%
- North Dakota, 2.9%
- Nebraska, 3.8%
- Oklahoma and South Dakota, 4.3%
- Vermont, 4.7%
- New Hampshire, 5.1%
-Alyssa Oursler, InvestorPlace Editorial Assistant