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50 Counties With the Highest Unemployment

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45. Zavala County, Texas
> June 2019 unemployment: 8.3%
> June 2015 unemployment: 12.0%
> Adults w/ bachelor’s degree: 7.6%
> Poverty rate: 36.2%

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44. Morehouse Parish, Louisiana
> June 2019 unemployment: 8.3%
> June 2015 unemployment: 12.2%
> Adults w/ bachelor’s degree: 13.9%
> Poverty rate: 27.6%

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43. Keweenaw County, Michigan
> June 2019 unemployment: 8.4%
> June 2015 unemployment: 9.0%
> Adults w/ bachelor’s degree: 25.1%
> Poverty rate: 14.5%

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42. Bolivar County, Mississippi
> June 2019 unemployment: 8.4%
> June 2015 unemployment: 9.2%
> Adults w/ bachelor’s degree: 22.9%
> Poverty rate: 37.4%

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41. Walthall County, Mississippi
> June 2019 unemployment: 8.4%
> June 2015 unemployment: 9.7%
> Adults w/ bachelor’s degree: 10.3%
> Poverty rate: 26.3%

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