State by State Unemployment Rate: June 2009 Update

by: Tyler Durden

The most recent BLS State unemployment data is out. At this rate of job loss, Michigan will see 100% unemployment in about one year (give or take). Otherwise, state by state unemployment increased by 2.8% on average (unweighted) from May until June.

Some notable states June unemployment rates and May-June rate of change:

Michigan: 15.2%, 7.8%

California: 11.6%, 0.9%

Nevada: 12.0%, 6.2%

Texas: 7.5%, 5.6%

New York: 8.7%, 6.1%

Wyoming: 5.9%, 18.0%

Nebraska: 5.0%, 13.6%

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