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US jobless rates fell in 24 states, record lows in 5

Unemployment rates dropped to record lows in Alabama, California, Hawaii, Mississippi and Texas in November.

Posted: Dec 22, 2017 11:51 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) - Unemployment rates dropped to record lows in Alabama, California, Hawaii, Mississippi and Texas in November.


The Labor Department's report on state unemployment showed rates fell in 19 other states, a positive sign for U.S. economic growth. Over the past 12 months, 27 states have added payroll jobs - with largest absolute gains in Texas, where the number of jobs climbed 330,600. California was second in job additions with 288,300. Job totals have essentially been unchanged in 23 other states.

Hawaii reported the lowest seasonally adjusted unemployment rate at 2 percent. The unemployment rate was below 2.7 percent in Nebraska, New Hampshire and North Dakota. In total, 17 states have unemployment rates below this national average of 4.1 percent.

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