States With High Unemployment Rates
The national unemployment rate dropped to 8.3% in January from 8.5%, but many states are still batting a much higher rate.
Here are the states with the highest unemployment rates as of December 2011, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, Reuters
U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.
District of Columbia 10.4%
10. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL