Special Report

This State Has the Highest Unemployment in America

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50. Nebraska
> Unemployment rate Oct. 2021: 1.9%
> Civilian labor force Oct. 2021: 1,023,422 — 15th smallest

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49. Utah
> Unemployment rate Oct. 2021: 2.2%
> Civilian labor force Oct. 2021: 1,674,192 — 21st smallest

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48. Oklahoma
> Unemployment rate Oct. 2021: 2.7%
> Civilian labor force Oct. 2021: 1,860,060 — 23rd smallest

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45. Idaho
> Unemployment rate Oct. 2021: 2.8%
> Civilian labor force Oct. 2021: 907,622 — 13th smallest

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45. South Dakota
> Unemployment rate Oct. 2021: 2.8%
> Civilian labor force Oct. 2021: 471,319 — 5th smallest