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States With the Lowest Unemployment Rates
If you’re looking for a job, these states have the lowest unemployment rates, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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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.

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North Dakota

The Peace Garden State tops the list with the lowest unemployment rate in the nation of 3.6%.

Nebraska

Nebraska

The Cornhusker State has a low unemployment rate of only 4.2%.

South Dakota

South Dakota

Home of Mount Rushmore, South Dakota has an unemployment rate of 4.9%.

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New Hampshire

The Granite State faces an unemployment rate of 5.2%.

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Vermont

The Green Mountain State is faring much better than most in the nation with an unemployment rate of 5.4%.

Iowa

Iowa

Residents of the Hawkeye State face an unemployment rate of 6.1%.

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Oklahoma

The Sooner State also faces an unemployment rate of 6.1%.

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Wyoming

Wyoming

Wyoming’s labor market is improving and currently has an unemployment rate of 6.2%.

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Hawaii

The unemployment rate in the Aloha State sits at 6.3%.

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Virginia

Residents of the The Old Dominion State face an unemployment rate of 6.3%.

States With the Lowest Unemployment Rates

If you’re looking for a job, these states have the lowest unemployment rates, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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