The 10 Most Unemployed States in America

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Compared to the previous month, the seasonally adjusted state unemployment rates in June generally decreased slightly, according to a new release of the Bureau of labour Statistics.

But not every state has seen its unemployment rate gone down.

#10: Illinois

Unemployment rate in June 2010: 10.4%

Unemployment rate in May 2010: 10.8%

Source: BLS news release and historical data

#9: Ohio

Unemployment rate in June 2010: 10.5%

Unemployment rate in May 2010: 10.7%

Source: BLS news release and historical data

#8: Oregon

Unemployment rate in June 2010: 10.5%

Unemployment rate in May 2010: 10.6%

Source: BLS news release and historical data

#7: South Carolina

Unemployment rate in June 2010: 10.7%

Unemployment rate in May 2010: 11.1%

Source: BLS news release and historical data

#6: Mississippi

Unemployment rate in June 2010: 11.0%

Unemployment rate in May 2010: 11.4%

Source: BLS news release and historical data

#5: Florida

Unemployment rate in June 2010: 11.4%

Unemployment rate in May 2010: 11.7%

Source: BLS news release and historical data

#4: Rhode Island

Unemployment rate in June 2010: 12.0%

Unemployment rate in May 2010: 12.3%

Source: BLS news release and historical data

#3: California

Unemployment rate in June 2010: 12.3%

Unemployment rate in May 2010: 12.4%

Source: BLS news release and historical data

#2: Michigan

Unemployment rate in June 2010: 13.2%

Unemployment rate in May 2010: 13.6%

Source: BLS news release and historical data

#1: Nevada

Unemployment rate in June 2010: 14.2%

Unemployment rate in May 2010: 14.0%

Source: BLS news release and historical data

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