TABLE-U.S. state employment rates in July

WASHINGTON, Aug 20 (BestGrowthStock) – The following table shows
seasonally adjusted employment rates for the U.S. states,
Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia in July, compared with
June.

The data was released on Friday by the U.S. Department of
Labor. The following figures are in percentage terms:

June July

2010 2010
Alabama. 10.3 9.7
Alaska.. 7.9 7.7
Arizona. 9.6 9.6
Arkansas…………… 7.5 7.4
California…………. 12.3 12.3
Colorado…………… 8.0 8.0
Connecticut………… 8.8 8.9
Delaware…………… 8.5 8.4
District of Columbia… 10.0 9.8
Florida. 11.4 11.5
Georgia. 10.0 9.9
Hawaii.. 6.3 6.3
Idaho… 8.8 8.8
Illinois…………… 10.4 10.3
Indiana. 10.1 10.2
Iowa…. 6.7 6.8
Kansas.. 6.5 6.5
Kentucky…………… 10.0 9.9
Louisiana………….. 7.0 7.2
Maine… 8.0 8.1
Maryland…………… 7.1 7.1
Massachusetts………. 9.0 9.0
Michigan…………… 13.2 13.1
Minnesota………….. 6.8 6.8
Mississippi………… 11.0 10.8
Missouri…………… 9.1 9.2
Montana. 7.3 7.3
Nebraska…………… 4.9 4.7
Nevada.. 14.2 14.3
New Hampshire………. 5.9 5.8
New Jersey…………. 9.6 9.7
New Mexico…………. 8.2 8.2
New York…………… 8.2 8.2
North Carolina……… 10.0 9.8
North Dakota……….. 3.6 3.6
Ohio…. 10.5 10.3
Oklahoma…………… 6.8 6.9
Oregon.. 10.5 10.6
Pennsylvania……….. 9.2 9.3
Rhode Island……….. 12.0 11.9
South Carolina……… 10.7 10.8
South Dakota……….. 4.4 4.4
Tennessee………….. 10.0 9.8
Texas… 8.2 8.2
Utah…. 7.2 7.2
Vermont. 6.0 6.0
Virginia…………… 7.0 7.0
Washington…………. 9.0 8.9
West Virginia………. 8.5 8.6
Wisconsin………….. 7.9 7.8
Wyoming. 6.8 6.7
Puerto Rico………… 16.3 16.1

(Reporting by Lisa Lambert)

TABLE-U.S. state employment rates in July