Unemployment Rates Hit Historic Lows in Tennessee, Idaho, North Dakota

(CNSNews.com) – The unemployment rates in Tennessee, Idaho and North Dakota hit historic lows this August with each state registering its lowest rate of unemployment since the Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking state-by-state unemployment in 1976.

“In August 2017, unemployment rates for North Dakota (2.3 percent), Idaho (2.9 percent), and Tennessee (3.3 percent) were at their lowest levels since the state unemployment data series began in January 1976,” BLS said in an analysis released Thursday.

“Among states, North Dakota had the lowest unemployment rate, followed by Colorado (2.4 percent), Hawaii (2.6 percent), and New Hampshire (2.7 percent),” said BLS. “Alaska had the highest unemployment rate, at 7.2 percent.”  MORE HERE

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