Special Report

States With the Highest Unemployment Last Month

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Colorado
> Feb. 2022 unemployment rate: 4.0% (23rd highest)
> 1-month change: -0.2 percentage points
> 1-yr. change: -2.2 percentage points
> All-time high unemployment rate: 11.8% (May 2020)
> All-time low unemployment rate: 2.4% (May 2017)

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Connecticut
> Feb. 2022 unemployment rate: 4.9% (8th highest)
> 1-month change: -0.4 percentage points
> 1-yr. change: -2.3 percentage points
> All-time high unemployment rate: 11.4% (May 2020)
> All-time low unemployment rate: 2.0% (Aug. 2000)

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Delaware
> Feb. 2022 unemployment rate: 4.6% (14th highest)
> 1-month change: -0.2 percentage points
> 1-yr. change: -1.1 percentage points
> All-time high unemployment rate: 13.3% (May 2020)
> All-time low unemployment rate: 2.8% (May 1988)

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Florida
> Feb. 2022 unemployment rate: 3.3% (18th lowest)
> 1-month change: -0.2 percentage points
> 1-yr. change: -2.3 percentage points
> All-time high unemployment rate: 13.9% (May 2020)
> All-time low unemployment rate: 2.4% (June 2006)

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Georgia
> Feb. 2022 unemployment rate: 3.2% (16th lowest)
> 1-month change: None
> 1-yr. change: -1.4 percentage points
> All-time high unemployment rate: 12.3% (Apr. 2020)
> All-time low unemployment rate: 3.2% (Feb. 2022)

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