Special Report

This State Has the Highest Unemployment in America

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34. Arkansas
> Unemployment rate Oct. 2021: 3.7%
> Civilian labor force Oct. 2021: 1,353,559 — 17th smallest

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34. Missouri
> Unemployment rate Oct. 2021: 3.7%
> Civilian labor force Oct. 2021: 3,064,875 — 21st largest

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31. Iowa
> Unemployment rate Oct. 2021: 3.9%
> Civilian labor force Oct. 2021: 1,660,928 — 20th smallest

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31. Kansas
> Unemployment rate Oct. 2021: 3.9%
> Civilian labor force Oct. 2021: 1,511,879 — 18th smallest

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31. South Carolina
> Unemployment rate Oct. 2021: 3.9%
> Civilian labor force Oct. 2021: 2,407,798 — 23rd largest