10 states in double digit unemployment

Nevada has the highest unemployment rate at 13.4 percent. The median rate for all 50 states is 8.3 percent

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    This chart shows the median unemployment rate for states with double digit unemployment rates over the past two years. After peaking at the beginning of 2010, rates have declined.
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The latest Regional and State Employment and Unemployment report showed that in August 10 states were experiencing double digit unemployment with a median unemployment rate of 10.9% while the median unemployment rate for all 50 states and the District of Columbia stood at 8.3%.

Nevada showed the highest unemployment rate at 13.4% followed by California at 12.1 and Michgaan at 11.2%.

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