For the third consecutive month, Maryland logged the lowest state unemployment rate in the nation. In August the unemployment rate was at 1.7%, down from 1.8% in July and sharply lower than Maryland’s unemployment rate a year earlier of 3.4%, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Maryland’s 1.7% unemployment rate is also a record low.
Maryland maintains the nation’s lowest state unemployment rate
September 21, 2023