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CHART: State unemployment rates in July

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According to the latest figures released today from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics: Among states, Nevada continued to post the highest unemployment rate at 12.9 percent, followed by California at 12 percent. North Dakota posted the lowest rate, 3.3 percent, followed by Nebraska, 4.1 percent. State Unemployment Rates (lowest to highest) Rank State Rate(%) 1 NORTH DAKOTA 3.3 2 NEBRASKA 4.1 3 SOUTH DAKOTA 4.7 4 NEW HAMPSHIRE 5.2 5 OKLAHOMA 5.5 6 VERMONT 5.7 7 WYOMING 5.8 8 IOWA 6 9 HAWAII 6.1 9 VIRGINIA 6.1 11 KANSAS 6.5 12 NEW MEXICO 6.7 13 MARYLAND 7.2 13 MINNESOTA 7.2 15 UTAH 7.5 16 LOUISIANA 7.6 16 MASSACHUSETTS 7.6 18 ALASK...