Colorado’s unemployment hit a record low of 2.7% in June of 2017,  In April 2019 unemployment in Colorado grew slightly to 3.4%.   Leading the way for employment are the hospitality and construction industries.  While companies like VF Corporation choose the Mile High City for headquarters, the Colorado economy is strong and will continue to grow.

Wonder what state holds the record for the lowest unemployment?  In November 2018, Hawaii’s unemployment rate was a low 2.2%.

Below are the top 10 states for employment as of April 2019 (in no particular order)

  1. Hawaii – 2.8%
  2. Vermont – 2.2%
  3. North Dakota – 2.3%
  4. Iowa – 2.4%
  5. Colorado – 3.4%
  6. Idaho – 3.4%
  7. Wisconsin – 2.8%
  8.  Missouri – 3.3%
  9. Tennessee – 3.2%
  10. South Carolina – 3.4%

For more information, visit The Denver Business Journal.