Throughout 2009 unemployment rates increased throughout the US.
- Michigan was hit the hardest and has the nation’s highest unemployment rate at nearly 15%.
- 5 states have an unemployment rate greater than 12%. (MI, RI, NV, SC, CA)
- Only 3 states have an unemployment rate less than 6%. (ND, NE, SD)
Below is another great infographic from mint.com. This map shows the year-over-year change for each state, along with the current unemployment rate as of November 2009.
budget planner – Mint.com