By Nick, Floating Path
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that zero states saw increased unemployment rates in November. 45 states and the District of Columbia experienced decreasing unemployment rates, while 5 states had no change.
As reported previously in the employment situation report, the national unemployment rate in November was 7.7%.
Puerto Rico continues to hold the highest unemployment rate at 13.8% followed by Nevada at 10.8%.
North Dakota had the lowest unemployment rate at 3.1% followed by Nebraska at 3.7%.