North Dakota
the state with the lowest unemployment rate — 2.3% as of January, 2020

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Additional Information: This is followed by South Carolina and Vermont, both at 2.4 percent. Nationwide, the unemployment rate was 3.6 percent in January, 2020.
Reference: For more information, read the Bureau of Labor Statistics analysis, "Local Area Unemployment Statistics Map." "Local Area Unemployment Statistics Map."

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