Unemployment rate in 2012 swing states in the U.S. in August 2012

State Unemployment rate
Nevada 12.1%
North Carolina 9.7%
Michigan 9.4%
Georgia 9.2%
Connecticut 9%
Oregon 8.9%
Florida 8.8%
Arizona 8.3%
Colorado 8.2%
Pennsylvania 8.1%
U.S. average 8.1%
Wisconsin 7.5%
Ohio 7.2%
Missouri 7.2%
Virginia 5.9%
Minnesota 5.9%
New Hampshire 5.7%
Iowa 5.5%
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This statistic shows the recent trend in unemployment in the swing states for the 2012 election in the United States, by month. 8 out of the 18 swing states have an unemployment rate below U.S. average. In August 2012, the unemployment rate of New Hampshire stood at 5.7 percent.

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