Monday, May 25, 2009

Unemployment Rate Map---April 2009

The AP has published a map showing the April 2009 unemployment rate by state (shown below)--For your reference point, the national average was 8.9%. Click on chart for a larger image

As you can tell by the chart the states with the worst unemployment are located in the West (California, Nevada, Oregon), Midwest (Michigan, Ohio) and SouthEast (The Carolinas)... And then there's the swatch of states spanning the length of the Mississippi River from the Great Lakes to the Gulf that have unemployment rates between 8.1% and 10%

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