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This State Has the Highest Unemployment in America

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10. Pennsylvania
> Unemployment rate Oct. 2021: 6.0%
> Civilian labor force Oct. 2021: 6,270,198 — 5th largest

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8. Alaska
> Unemployment rate Oct. 2021: 6.1%
> Civilian labor force Oct. 2021: 349,757 — 3rd smallest

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8. Michigan
> Unemployment rate Oct. 2021: 6.1%
> Civilian labor force Oct. 2021: 4,758,642 — 10th largest

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7. Hawaii
> Unemployment rate Oct. 2021: 6.3%
> Civilian labor force Oct. 2021: 646,795 — 9th smallest

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6. Connecticut
> Unemployment rate Oct. 2021: 6.4%
> Civilian labor force Oct. 2021: 1,812,579 — 22nd smallest

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