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NH Among Lowest in Nation’s Unemployment

Granite Staters have a lot to be thankful for this holiday season including one of the lowest unemployment rates in the nation. Check out this story written by the Associated Press and reported today.

NH and Vt. among lowest in nation’s unemployment
November 24, 2010 
MONTPELIER, Vt.—New statistics show that New Hampshire and Vermont have the fourth and fifth lowest unemployment rates in the country.

thumbs_upThe figures show that North Dakota has the lowest unemployment rate in the country, at 3.8 percent.

North Dakota is followed by South Dakota and Nebraska before New Hampshire, with an unemployment rate of 5.4 percent, and then Vermont with 5.7 percent.

Nationwide the unemployment rate is 9.6 percent.

The states with the highest unemployment are Nevada, Michigan, California, Florida and Rhode Island, where unemployment is 11.4 percent.


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