The 10 Best States For Employment In America

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A new release of the Bureau of labour Statistics shows that state-level unemployment rate in June haveĀ  decreased somewhat throughout the country.We showed you the biggest losers earlier, where unemployment remains incredibly high.

But now we have the winners, and some are in surprising corners of the United States.

#10: Oklahoma

Unemployment rate in June 2010: 6.8%

Unemployment rate in May 2010: 6.7%

Source: BLS news release and historical data

#9: Minnesota

Unemployment rate in June 2010: 6.8%

Unemployment rate in May 2010: 7.0%

Source: BLS news release and historical data

#8: Iowa

Unemployment rate in June 2010: 6.8%

Unemployment rate in May 2010: 6.8%

Source: BLS news release and historical data

#7: Kansas

Unemployment rate in June 2010: 6.5%

Unemployment rate in May 2010: 6.6%

Source: BLS news release and historical data

#6: Hawaii

Unemployment rate in June 2010: 6.3%

Unemployment rate in May 2010: 6.6%

Source: BLS news release and historical data

#5: Vermont

Unemployment rate in June 2010: 6.0%

Unemployment rate in May 2010: 6.2%

Source: BLS news release and historical data


#4: New Hampshire

Unemployment rate in June 2010: 5.9%

Unemployment rate in May 2010: 6.4%

Source: BLS news release and historical data

#3: Nebraska

Unemployment rate in June 2010: 4.8%

Unemployment rate in May 2010: 4.9%

Source: BLS news release and historical data

#2: South Dakota

Unemployment rate in June 2010: 4.5%

Unemployment rate in May 2010: 4.6%

Source: BLS news release and historical data

#1: North Dakota

Unemployment rate in June 2010: 3.6%

Unemployment rate in May 2010: 3.6%

Source: BLS news release and historical data

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