Tuesday, February 26, 2008

That giant sucking sound is the economy in Michigan

No kidding, Sherlock, I could have told you this without spending millions of dollars gathering statistics. (link)

The national unemployment rate is 5 percent, based on the most recent data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Here are the 10 worst states to find work ranked by their unemployment rates.

1. Michigan
Unemployment rate: 7.6 percent
Population: 10,071,822
Mean annual wage: $41,230
Top industry: Trade, transportation and utilities (18.4 percent)

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