Alaska unemployment rate remains at 7.2 percent

Alaska unemployment rate remains at 7.2 percent

The county unemployment rates for November 2017 will be published on Thursday, December 28th, at 1:30pm CT. Washington state tied its previous low unemployment rate.

The Texas jobless rate has improved for the seventh month in a row with Number unemployment dropping to a record low of 3.8%.

The figures come seven years after a severe recession and show that conservative states like Alabama and MS, as well as more liberal Washington and California, are sharing the improvements.

Texas employers added 54,500 workers to their payrolls in November, bringing the statewide unemployment rate to the lowest level in four decades, the Texas Workforce Commission said Friday.

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The statistics say Alabama, California, Hawaii, Mississippi and Texas had their lowest unemployment rates since the bureau began tracking state-by-state rates in 1976.

Nine of eleven major industries showed increased growth in November, including Professional and Business Services with 14,700 jobs added and Construction which added 8,200 positions. Job totals have also essentially been unchanged in 23 other states. California was second with 288,300. These states also led in monthly job gains.

The not seasonally adjusted rate for the State was 2% in November, compared to 1.9% in October.

The state with the lowest unemployment rate was Hawaii at 2 percent. Nationally, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 4.1% in November, the same as in October.

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