States with double-digit unemployment rates are now down to three, according to the latest BLS...

|By:, SA News Editor

States with double-digit unemployment rates are now down to three, according to the latest BLS data. Nevada (12.3%), Rhode Island (11%) and California (10.9%) held the highest rates in the U.S. as of February; one year ago, Florida (now at 9.4%), Georgia (9.1%), Kentucky (8.7%), Michigan (8.8%), Oregon (8.8%) and South Carolina (9.1%) also were on the double-digit list.