TABLE-U.S. state unemployment rates in April

CHICAGO, May 21 (BestGrowthStock) – The following table shows seasonally adjusted
employment rates for the U.S. states and the District of Columbia in April
compared to March.

The data was released on Friday by the U.S. Department of Labor.

The following figures are in percentage terms:

March April

2010 2010

Alabama. 11.0 11.0

Alaska.. 8.6 8.4

Arizona. 9.6 9.5

Arkansas…………… 7.8 7.8

California…………. 12.6 12.6

Colorado…………… 7.9 8.0

Connecticut………… 9.2 9.0

Delaware…………… 9.2 9.0

District of Columbia… 11.6 11.0

Florida. 12.3 12.0

Georgia. 10.6 10.4

Hawaii.. 6.9 6.7

Idaho… 9.4 9.1

Illinois…………… 11.5 11.2

Indiana. 9.9 10.0

Iowa…. 6.8 6.9

Kansas.. 6.5 6.5

Kentucky…………… 10.7 10.6

Louisiana………….. 6.9 6.7

Maine… 8.2 8.1

Maryland…………… 7.7 7.5

Massachusetts………. 9.3 9.2

Michigan…………… 14.1 14.0

Minnesota………….. 7.4 7.2

Mississippi………… 11.5 11.5

Missouri…………… 9.5 9.4

Montana. 7.1 7.1

Nebraska…………… 5.0 5.0

Nevada.. 13.4 13.7

New Hampshire………. 7.0 6.7

New Jersey…………. 9.8 9.8

New Mexico…………. 8.8 8.7

New York…………… 8.6 8.4

North Carolina……… 11.1 10.8

North Dakota……….. 4.0 3.8

Ohio…. 11.0 10.9

Oklahoma…………… 6.6 6.6

Oregon.. 10.6 10.6

Pennsylvania……….. 9.0 9.0

Rhode Island……….. 12.6 12.5

South Carolina……… 12.2 11.6

South Dakota……….. 4.8 4.7

Tennessee………….. 10.6 10.5

Texas… 8.2 8.3

Utah…. 7.2 7.3

Vermont. 6.5 6.4

Virginia…………… 7.4 7.2

Washington…………. 9.5 9.2

West Virginia………. 9.5 9.2

Wisconsin………….. 8.8 8.5

Wyoming. 7.3 7.1

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(Reporting by Karen Pierog)

TABLE-U.S. state unemployment rates in April