The national unemployment rate currently sits at 8.8%, but not every state is home to an anemic job market. Here’s a look at the states with the lowest unemployment rate as of March 2011, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
The Peace Garden State tops the list with the lowest unemployment rate in the nation of 3.6%.
The Cornhusker State has a low unemployment rate of only 4.2%.
Home of Mount Rushmore, South Dakota has an unemployment rate of 4.9%.
The Granite State faces an unemployment rate of 5.2%.
The Green Mountain State is faring much better than most in the nation with an unemployment rate of 5.4%.
Residents of the Hawkeye State face an unemployment rate of 6.1%.
The Sooner State also faces an unemployment rate of 6.1%.
Wyoming’s labor market is improving and currently has an unemployment rate of 6.2%.
The unemployment rate in the Aloha State sits at 6.3%.
Residents of the The Old Dominion State face an unemployment rate of 6.3%.
If you’re looking for a job, these states have the lowest unemployment rates, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.