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Top 10 U.S. metros with lowest jobless rates in July

Based on U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report

According to the latest figures released today from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics:Midwestern states continued to post the lowest unemployment rates in July. Of the 10 metros with rates below 5 percent, nearly all were in that region. Bismarck and Fargo in North Dakota led with rates at 3 percent and 3.7 percent, respectively.Top 10 Lowest Metro Unemployment Rates Rank Metropolitan Area Rate (%)   United States 9.3       1 Bismarck, N.D.  3 2 Fargo, N.D.-Minn. 3.7 3 Lincoln, Neb.  3.8 4 Sioux Falls, S.D.  4.2 5 Rapid City, S.D. 4.3 6 Grand Forks, N.D.-Minn. 4.7 6 Omaha-Council Bluffs, Neb.-Iowa 4.7 6 Portsmouth, N.H.-Maine 4.7 9 Burlington-South Burlington, Vt. 4.8 10 Iowa City, Iowa 4.9 Source: BLS. Data not...

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