Update on New England Unemployment Rates

How low can they go?

That is the question for many states in our region as the job market continues to tighten. In New England, the highest belongs to Connecticut with 4.9% while New Hampshire has the lowest at 2.9%.

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Around Portland, ME we are seeing a lot of “We’re Hiring” yard signs and window banners popping up. Things are tight and getting tighter.

Imagine recruiting in Colorado right now which currently holds the lowest rate at 2.3%. Our Northern New England states also make the top 10 of tightest job markets in the U.S. accord to the BLS.