Unemployment Rate By HBCU State – November 2016


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STATES WITH RISING UNEMPLOYMENT: 12

STATES WITH DECLINING UNEMPLOYMENT: 8

STATES WITH UNCHANGED UNEMPLOYMENT: 3

LOWEST: MASSACHUSETTS – 2.9%

HIGHEST – LOUISIANA – 6.2%

STATE – UNEMPLOYMENT RATE (PREVIOUS)*

ALABAMA –  5.9% (5.7%)

ARKANSAS – 4.0% (3.9%)

CALIFORNIA – 5.3% (5.5%)

DELAWARE – 4.3% (4.3%)

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA – 6.0% (5.9%)

FLORIDA – 4.9% (4.7%)

GEORGIA – 5.3% (5.0%)

ILLINOIS – 5.6% (5.8%)

KENTUCKY – 4.8% (4.9%)

LOUISIANA – 6.2% (6.3%)

MARYLAND – 4.2% (4.3%)

MASSACHUSETTS – 2.9% (4.1%)

MICHIGAN – 4.9% (4.5%)

MISSISSIPPI – 5.7% (6.0%)

MISSOURI –  4.7% (4.7%)

NEW YORK – 5.1% (4.7%)

NORTH CAROLINA – 5.0% (4.7%)

OHIO – 4.9% (4.8%)

OKLAHOMA – 5.1% (5.0%)

PENNSYLVANIA – 5.7% (5.6%)

SOUTH CAROLINA – 4.4% (5.2%)

TENNESSEE – 4.8% (4.3%)

TEXAS – 4.6% (4.6%)

VIRGINIA – 4.2% (3.7%)

*Previous month in parentheses.

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