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Unemployment Rate By HBCU State – May 2016

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STATES WITH RISING UNEMPLOYMENT: 2

STATES WITH DECLINING UNEMPLOYMENT: 17

STATES WITH UNCHANGED UNEMPLOYMENT: 5

LOWEST: ARKANSAS & VIRGINIA – 3.8%

HIGHEST – ILLINOIS – 6.4%

STATE – UNEMPLOYMENT RATE (PREVIOUS)*

ALABAMA –  6.1% (6.1%)

ARKANSAS – 3.8% (3.9%)

CALIFORNIA – 5.2% (5.3%)

DELAWARE – 4.1% (4.2%)

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA – 6.1% (6.4%)

FLORIDA – 4.7% (4.8%)

GEORGIA – 5.3% (5.5%)

ILLINOIS – 6.4% (6.6%)

KENTUCKY – 5.1% (5.3%)

LOUISIANA – 6.3% (6.3%)

MARYLAND – 4.5% (4.6%)

MASSACHUSETTS – 4.2% (4.2%)

MICHIGAN – 4.7% (4.8%)

MISSISSIPPI – 5.8% (6.0%)

MISSOURI –  4.3% (4.3%)

NEW YORK – 4.7% (4.9%)

NORTH CAROLINA – 5.1% (5.4%)

OHIO – 5.1% (5.2%)

OKLAHOMA – 4.7% (4.5%)

PENNSYLVANIA – 5.5% (5.3%)

SOUTH CAROLINA – 5.6% (5.8%)

TENNESSEE – 4.1% (4.3%)

TEXAS – 4.4% (4.4%)

VIRGINIA – 3.8% (3.9%)

*Previous month in parentheses.

Unemployment Rate By HBCU State – April 2016

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STATES WITH RISING UNEMPLOYMENT: 9

STATES WITH DECLINING UNEMPLOYMENT: 13

STATES WITH UNCHANGED UNEMPLOYMENT: 2

LOWEST: ARKANSAS & VIRGINIA – 3.9%

HIGHEST – ILLINOIS – 6.6%

STATE – UNEMPLOYMENT RATE (PREVIOUS)*

ALABAMA –  6.1% (6.2%)

ARKANSAS – 3.9% (4.0%)

CALIFORNIA – 5.3% (5.4%)

DELAWARE – 4.2% (4.4%)

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA – 6.4% (6.5%)

FLORIDA – 4.8% (4.9%)

GEORGIA – 5.5% (5.5%)

ILLINOIS – 6.6% (6.5%)

KENTUCKY – 5.3% (5.6%)

LOUISIANA – 6.3% (6.1%)

MARYLAND – 4.6% (4.7%)

MASSACHUSETTS – 4.2% (4.4%)

MICHIGAN – 4.8% (4.8%)

MISSISSIPPI – 6.0% (6.3%)

MISSOURI –  4.3% (4.2%)

NEW YORK – 4.9% (4.8%)

NORTH CAROLINA – 5.4% (5.5%)

OHIO – 5.2% (5.1%)

OKLAHOMA – 4.5% (4.4%)

PENNSYLVANIA – 5.3% (4.9%)

SOUTH CAROLINA – 5.8% (5.7%)

TENNESSEE – 4.3% (4.5%)

TEXAS – 4.4% (4.3%)

VIRGINIA – 3.9% (4.0%)

*Previous month in parentheses.

Unemployment Rate By HBCU State – March 2016

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STATES WITH RISING UNEMPLOYMENT: 7

STATES WITH DECLINING UNEMPLOYMENT: 9

STATES WITH UNCHANGED UNEMPLOYMENT: 8

LOWEST: ARKANSAS & VIRGINIA – 4.0%

HIGHEST – DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA & ILLINOIS – 6.5%

STATE – UNEMPLOYMENT RATE (PREVIOUS)*

ALABAMA –  6.2% (6.2%)

ARKANSAS – 4.0% (4.2%)

CALIFORNIA – 5.4% (5.5%)

DELAWARE – 4.4% (4.6%)

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA – 6.5% (6.5%)

FLORIDA – 4.9% (4.9%)

GEORGIA – 5.5% (5.4%)

ILLINOIS – 6.5% (6.4%)

KENTUCKY – 5.6% (5.8%)

LOUISIANA – 6.1% (5.9%)

MARYLAND – 4.7% (4.7%)

MASSACHUSETTS – 4.4% (4.5%)

MICHIGAN – 4.8% (4.8%)

MISSISSIPPI – 6.3% (6.5%)

MISSOURI –  4.2% (4.2%)

NEW YORK – 4.8% (4.8%)

NORTH CAROLINA – 5.5% (5.5%)

OHIO – 5.1% (4.9%)

OKLAHOMA – 4.4% (4.2%)

PENNSYLVANIA – 4.9% (4.6%)

SOUTH CAROLINA – 5.7% (5.5%)

TENNESSEE – 4.5% (4.9%)

TEXAS – 4.3% (4.4%)

VIRGINIA – 4.0% (4.1%)

*Previous month in parentheses.

Unemployment Rate By HBCU State – February 2016

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STATES WITH RISING UNEMPLOYMENT: 5

STATES WITH DECLINING UNEMPLOYMENT: 17

STATES WITH UNCHANGED UNEMPLOYMENT: 2

LOWEST: VIRGINIA – 4.1%

HIGHEST – DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA & MISSISSIPPI – 6.5%

STATE – UNEMPLOYMENT RATE (PREVIOUS)*

ALABAMA –  6.2% (5.9%)

ARKANSAS – 4.2% (5.1%)

CALIFORNIA – 5.5% (5.8%)

DELAWARE – 4.6% (5.1%)

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA – 6.5% (6.6%)

FLORIDA – 4.9% (5.1%)

GEORGIA – 5.4% (5.7%)

ILLINOIS – 6.4% (5.4%)

KENTUCKY – 5.8% (4.9%)

LOUISIANA – 5.9% (6.2%)

MARYLAND – 4.7% (5.1%)

MASSACHUSETTS – 4.5% (4.6%)

MICHIGAN – 4.8% (5.0%)

MISSISSIPPI – 6.5% (5.9%)

MISSOURI –  4.2% (5.0%)

NEW YORK – 4.8% (4.8%)

NORTH CAROLINA – 5.5% (5.7%)

OHIO – 4.9% (4.4%)

OKLAHOMA – 4.2% (4.3%)

PENNSYLVANIA – 4.6% (5.1%)

SOUTH CAROLINA – 5.5% (5.6%)

TENNESSEE – 4.9% (5.6%)

TEXAS – 4.4% (4.4%)

VIRGINIA – 4.1% (4.2%)

*Previous month in parentheses.

Unemployment Rate By HBCU State – October 2015

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STATES WITH RISING UNEMPLOYMENT: 3

STATES WITH DECLINING UNEMPLOYMENT: 17

STATES WITH UNCHANGED UNEMPLOYMENT: 4

LOWEST: VIRGINIA – 4.2%

HIGHEST – DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA – 6.6%

STATE – UNEMPLOYMENT RATE (PREVIOUS)*

ALABAMA –  5.9% (6.0%)

ARKANSAS – 5.1% (5.2%)

CALIFORNIA – 5.8% (5.9%)

DELAWARE – 5.1% (4.9%)

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA – 6.6% (6.7%)

FLORIDA – 5.1% (5.2%)

GEORGIA – 5.7% (5.8%)

ILLINOIS – 5.4% (5.4%)

KENTUCKY – 4.9% (5.0%)

LOUISIANA – 6.2% (6.0%)

MARYLAND – 5.1% (5.1%)

MASSACHUSETTS – 4.6% (4.6%)

MICHIGAN – 5.0% (5.0%)

MISSISSIPPI – 5.9% (6.1%)

MISSOURI –  5.0% (5.3%)

NEW YORK – 4.8% (5.1%)

NORTH CAROLINA – 5.7% (5.8%)

OHIO – 4.4% (4.5%)

OKLAHOMA – 4.3% (4.4%)

PENNSYLVANIA – 5.1% (5.3%)

SOUTH CAROLINA – 5.6% (5.7%)

TENNESSEE – 5.6% (5.7%)

TEXAS – 4.4% (4.2%)

VIRGINIA – 4.2% (4.3%)

*Previous month in parentheses.