Nevadans have one of the lowest jobless rates in the country, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Nevada has the lowest total unemployment rate in the nation, at 4.5 percent, which means there are more than 6.5 million Nevadas who have been out of work for at least 12 months.
But with Nevada’s unemployment rate of 4.3 percent, we wanted to know which states have experienced the most recent downturn in unemployment.
We also looked at the rate of job growth in each state since the beginning of the recession in September 2008.
Nevadians have been struggling to find work, but we’re excited to see what the future holds.
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The states that have the highest unemployment rate Nevada, at 7.1 percent, is one of a handful of states that has experienced a decline in job creation over the past several years.
In fact, Nevada is now the fifth state in the US that has had a decrease in job growth.
Nevada’s economy has grown faster than the national average over the last four years.
Nevada lost a total of 5,400 jobs in February, which is about a quarter of the job losses in the past six months.
Meanwhile, in the metro areas of Las Vegas and Reno, Nevada has added a total amount of jobs of more than 2,400 since January.
Nevada also has the highest number of employed people in the United States, with over 7.5% of the population working full-time in 2016.
As of March, Nevada had more than 8.5 Million people employed in the state, more than any other state in America.
The rest of the states that had the highest employment rates are Texas, Ohio, Virginia, Pennsylvania and Michigan.
Texas, the fourth largest economy in the world, has been losing jobs at a faster pace than the rest of its neighbors, and is expected to lose 1,400 new jobs in the next 12 months, according the latest report from the Census Bureau.
As the US economy continues to grow, the jobs lost in 2016 will be replaced by an estimated 3.5M additional jobs.
The average wage in the 50 states and the District of Columbia is about $20.50 per hour.
The unemployment rate for people between the ages of 16 and 24 is 8.9%.
Read more on job growth and unemployment in Nevada.
The US is the only advanced economy that has not recovered from the 2008 recession.
The last recession was the worst since the Great Depression.
According to the Congressional Budget Office, the US is on track to lose nearly one million jobs in 2017.
It is unclear what the next recession will look like, but the country’s economy may experience another slowdown as it approaches its 50th year of economic growth.