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The US Unemployment Rate
January 1948 to February 2009

 

1948-01 3.40 3.4 Truman  
1948-02 3.80 3.8    
1948-03 4.00 4    
1948-04 3.90 3.9    
1948-05 3.50 3.5    
1948-06 3.60 3.6   Berlin airlift
1948-07 3.60 3.6    
1948-08 3.90 3.9    
1948-09 3.80 3.8    
1948-10 3.70 3.7    
1948-11 3.80 3.8    
1948-12 4.00 4    
1949-01 4.30 4.3    
1949-02 4.70 4.7    
1949-03 5.00 5    
1949-04 5.30 5.3    
1949-05 6.10 6.1    
1949-06 6.20 6.2    
1949-07 6.70 6.7    
1949-08 6.80 6.8    
1949-09 6.60 6.6    
1949-10 7.90 7.9    
1949-11 6.40 6.4    
1949-12 6.60 6.6    
1950-01 6.50 6.5   Min. Wage = $0.75
1950-02 6.40 6.4    
1950-03 6.30 6.3    
1950-04 5.80 5.8    
1950-05 5.50 5.5    
1950-06 5.40 5.4   US Enters Korean War
1950-07 5.00 5    
1950-08 4.50 4.5    
1950-09 4.40 4.4    
1950-10 4.20 4.2    
1950-11 4.20 4.2    
1950-12 4.30 4.3    
1951-01 3.70 3.7    
1951-02 3.40 3.4    
1951-03 3.40 3.4    
1951-04 3.10 3.1    
1951-05 3.00 3    
1951-06 3.20 3.2    
1951-07 3.10 3.1    
1951-08 3.10 3.1    
1951-09 3.30 3.3    
1951-10 3.50 3.5    
1951-11 3.50 3.5    
1951-12 3.10 3.1    
1952-01 3.20 3.2    
1952-02 3.10 3.1    
1952-03 2.90 2.9    
1952-04 2.90 2.9    
1952-05 3.00 3    
1952-06 3.00 3    
1952-07 3.20 3.2    
1952-08 3.40 3.4    
1952-09 3.10 3.1    
1952-10 3.00 3    
1952-11 2.80 2.8    
1952-12 2.70 2.7    
1953-01 2.90 2.9 Eisenhower  
1953-02 2.60 2.6    
1953-03 2.60 2.6    
1953-04 2.70 2.7    
1953-05 2.50 2.5    
1953-06 2.50 2.5    
1953-07 2.60 2.6   Korean War Armistice
1953-08 2.70 2.7    
1953-09 2.90 2.9    
1953-10 3.10 3.1    
1953-11 3.50 3.5    
1953-12 4.50 4.5    
1954-01 4.90 4.9    
1954-02 5.20 5.2    
1954-03 5.70 5.7    
1954-04 5.90 5.9    
1954-05 5.90 5.9    
1954-06 5.60 5.6    
1954-07 5.80 5.8    
1954-08 6.00 6    
1954-09 6.10 6.1    
1954-10 5.70 5.7    
1954-11 5.30 5.3    
1954-12 5.00 5    
1955-01 4.90 4.9    
1955-02 4.70 4.7    
1955-03 4.60 4.6    
1955-04 4.70 4.7    
1955-05 4.30 4.3    
1955-06 4.20 4.2    
1955-07 4.00 4    
1955-08 4.20 4.2    
1955-09 4.10 4.1    
1955-10 4.30 4.3    
1955-11 4.20 4.2    
1955-12 4.20 4.2    
1956-01 4.00 4    
1956-02 3.90 3.9    
1956-03 4.20 4.2   Min. Wage = $1
1956-04 4.00 4    
1956-05 4.30 4.3    
1956-06 4.30 4.3    
1956-07 4.40 4.4    
1956-08 4.10 4.1    
1956-09 3.90 3.9    
1956-10 3.90 3.9    
1956-11 4.30 4.3    
1956-12 4.20 4.2    
1957-01 4.20 4.2    
1957-02 3.90 3.9    
1957-03 3.70 3.7    
1957-04 3.90 3.9    
1957-05 4.10 4.1    
1957-06 4.30 4.3    
1957-07 4.20 4.2    
1957-08 4.10 4.1    
1957-09 4.40 4.4    
1957-10 4.50 4.5    
1957-11 5.10 5.1    
1957-12 5.20 5.2    
1958-01 5.80 5.8    
1958-02 6.40 6.4    
1958-03 6.70 6.7    
1958-04 7.40 7.4    
1958-05 7.40 7.4    
1958-06 7.30 7.3    
1958-07 7.50 7.5    
1958-08 7.40 7.4    
1958-09 7.10 7.1    
1958-10 6.70 6.7    
1958-11 6.20 6.2    
1958-12 6.20 6.2    
1959-01 6.00 6   Alaska becomes 49th State
1959-02 5.90 5.9    
1959-03 5.60 5.6    
1959-04 5.20 5.2    
1959-05 5.10 5.1    
1959-06 5.00 5    
1959-07 5.10 5.1    
1959-08 5.20 5.2   Hawaii becomes 50th State
1959-09 5.50 5.5    
1959-10 5.70 5.7    
1959-11 5.80 5.8    
1959-12 5.30 5.3    
1960-01 5.20 5.2    
1960-02 4.80 4.8    
1960-03 5.40 5.4    
1960-04 5.20 5.2    
1960-05 5.10 5.1    
1960-06 5.40 5.4    
1960-07 5.50 5.5    
1960-08 5.60 5.6    
1960-09 5.50 5.5    
1960-10 6.10 6.1    
1960-11 6.10 6.1    
1960-12 6.60 6.6    
1961-01 6.60 6.6 Kennedy Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba
1961-02 6.90 6.9    
1961-03 6.90 6.9    
1961-04 7.00 7    
1961-05 7.10 7.1    
1961-06 6.90 6.9    
1961-07 7.00 7    
1961-08 6.60 6.6    
1961-09 6.70 6.7   Min. Wage = $1.15
1961-10 6.50 6.5    
1961-11 6.10 6.1    
1961-12 6.00 6    
1962-01 5.80 5.8    
1962-02 5.50 5.5   Cuban Missile Crisis
1962-03 5.60 5.6    
1962-04 5.60 5.6    
1962-05 5.50 5.5    
1962-06 5.50 5.5    
1962-07 5.40 5.4    
1962-08 5.70 5.7    
1962-09 5.60 5.6    
1962-10 5.40 5.4    
1962-11 5.70 5.7    
1962-12 5.50 5.5    
1963-01 5.70 5.7    
1963-02 5.90 5.9    
1963-03 5.70 5.7    
1963-04 5.70 5.7    
1963-05 5.90 5.9    
1963-06 5.60 5.6    
1963-07 5.60 5.6    
1963-08 5.40 5.4    
1963-09 5.50 5.5   Min. Wage = $1.25
1963-10 5.50 5.5    
1963-11 5.70 5.7 Johnson  
1963-12 5.50 5.5    
1964-01 5.60 5.6    
1964-02 5.40 5.4    
1964-03 5.40 5.4    
1964-04 5.30 5.3    
1964-05 5.10 5.1    
1964-06 5.20 5.2    
1964-07 4.90 4.9    
1964-08 5.00 5   US Enters Vietnam War
1964-09 5.10 5.1    
1964-10 5.10 5.1    
1964-11 4.80 4.8    
1964-12 5.00 5    
1965-01 4.90 4.9    
1965-02 5.10 5.1    
1965-03 4.70 4.7    
1965-04 4.80 4.8    
1965-05 4.60 4.6    
1965-06 4.60 4.6    
1965-07 4.40 4.4    
1965-08 4.40 4.4    
1965-09 4.30 4.3    
1965-10 4.20 4.2    
1965-11 4.10 4.1    
1965-12 4.00 4    
1966-01 4.00 4    
1966-02 3.80 3.8    
1966-03 3.80 3.8    
1966-04 3.80 3.8    
1966-05 3.90 3.9    
1966-06 3.80 3.8    
1966-07 3.80 3.8    
1966-08 3.80 3.8    
1966-09 3.70 3.7    
1966-10 3.70 3.7    
1966-11 3.60 3.6    
1966-12 3.80 3.8    
1967-01 3.90 3.9    
1967-02 3.80 3.8   Min. Wage = $1.4
1967-03 3.80 3.8    
1967-04 3.80 3.8    
1967-05 3.80 3.8    
1967-06 3.90 3.9    
1967-07 3.80 3.8    
1967-08 3.80 3.8    
1967-09 3.80 3.8    
1967-10 4.00 4    
1967-11 3.90 3.9    
1967-12 3.80 3.8    
1968-01 3.70 3.7    
1968-02 3.80 3.8   Min. Wage = $1.6
1968-03 3.70 3.7    
1968-04 3.50 3.5    
1968-05 3.50 3.5    
1968-06 3.70 3.7    
1968-07 3.70 3.7    
1968-08 3.50 3.5    
1968-09 3.40 3.4    
1968-10 3.40 3.4    
1968-11 3.40 3.4    
1968-12 3.40 3.4    
1969-01 3.40 3.4 Nixon  
1969-02 3.40 3.4    
1969-03 3.40 3.4    
1969-04 3.40 3.4    
1969-05 3.40 3.4    
1969-06 3.50 3.5    
1969-07 3.50 3.5    
1969-08 3.50 3.5   Tax Reform Act of 1969, dec.
1969-09 3.70 3.7    
1969-10 3.70 3.7    
1969-11 3.50 3.5    
1969-12 3.50 3.5    
1970-01 3.90 3.9    
1970-02 4.20 4.2    
1970-03 4.40 4.4    
1970-04 4.60 4.6    
1970-05 4.80 4.8    
1970-06 4.90 4.9    
1970-07 5.00 5    
1970-08 5.10 5.1    
1970-09 5.40 5.4    
1970-10 5.50 5.5    
1970-11 5.90 5.9    
1970-12 6.10 6.1    
1971-01 5.90 5.9    
1971-02 5.90 5.9    
1971-03 6.00 6    
1971-04 5.90 5.9    
1971-05 5.90 5.9    
1971-06 5.90 5.9    
1971-07 6.00 6    
1971-08 6.10 6.1    
1971-09 6.00 6    
1971-10 5.80 5.8    
1971-11 6.00 6    
1971-12 6.00 6    
1972-01 5.80 5.8    
1972-02 5.70 5.7    
1972-03 5.80 5.8    
1972-04 5.70 5.7    
1972-05 5.70 5.7    
1972-06 5.70 5.7    
1972-07 5.60 5.6    
1972-08 5.60 5.6    
1972-09 5.50 5.5    
1972-10 5.60 5.6    
1972-11 5.30 5.3    
1972-12 5.20 5.2    
1973-01 4.90 4.9    
1973-02 5.00 5    
1973-03 4.90 4.9    
1973-04 5.00 5    
1973-05 4.90 4.9    
1973-06 4.90 4.9    
1973-07 4.80 4.8    
1973-08 4.80 4.8    
1973-09 4.80 4.8    
1973-10 4.60 4.6    
1973-11 4.80 4.8    
1973-12 4.90 4.9    
1974-01 5.10 5.1    
1974-02 5.20 5.2    
1974-03 5.10 5.1    
1974-04 5.10 5.1    
1974-05 5.10 5.1   Min. Wage = $2
1974-06 5.40 5.4    
1974-07 5.50 5.5    
1974-08 5.50 5.5 Ford  
1974-09 5.90 5.9    
1974-10 6.00 6    
1974-11 6.60 6.6    
1974-12 7.20 7.2    
1975-01 8.10 8.1   Min. Wage = $2.1
1975-02 8.10 8.1    
1975-03 8.60 8.6    
1975-04 8.80 8.8   US Exits Vietnam War
1975-05 9.00 9    
1975-06 8.80 8.8    
1975-07 8.60 8.6    
1975-08 8.40 8.4    
1975-09 8.40 8.4    
1975-10 8.40 8.4    
1975-11 8.30 8.3    
1975-12 8.20 8.2    
1976-01 7.90 7.9   Min. Wage = $2.3
1976-02 7.70 7.7    
1976-03 7.60 7.6    
1976-04 7.70 7.7    
1976-05 7.40 7.4    
1976-06 7.60 7.6    
1976-07 7.80 7.8    
1976-08 7.80 7.8    
1976-09 7.60 7.6    
1976-10 7.70 7.7    
1976-11 7.80 7.8    
1976-12 7.80 7.8    
1977-01 7.50 7.5 Carter  
1977-02 7.60 7.6    
1977-03 7.40 7.4    
1977-04 7.20 7.2    
1977-05 7.00 7    
1977-06 7.20 7.2    
1977-07 6.90 6.9    
1977-08 7.00 7    
1977-09 6.80 6.8    
1977-10 6.80 6.8    
1977-11 6.80 6.8    
1977-12 6.40 6.4    
1978-01 6.40 6.4   Min. Wage = $2.65
1978-02 6.30 6.3    
1978-03 6.30 6.3    
1978-04 6.10 6.1    
1978-05 6.00 6    
1978-06 5.90 5.9    
1978-07 6.20 6.2    
1978-08 5.90 5.9    
1978-09 6.00 6    
1978-10 5.80 5.8    
1978-11 5.90 5.9    
1978-12 6.00 6    
1979-01 5.90 5.9   Min. Wage = $2.9
1979-02 5.90 5.9    
1979-03 5.80 5.8   Three Mile Island meltdown
1979-04 5.80 5.8    
1979-05 5.60 5.6    
1979-06 5.70 5.7    
1979-07 5.70 5.7    
1979-08 6.00 6    
1979-09 5.90 5.9    
1979-10 6.00 6    
1979-11 5.90 5.9    
1979-12 6.00 6    
1980-01 6.30 6.3   Min. Wage = $3.1
1980-02 6.30 6.3    
1980-03 6.30 6.3    
1980-04 6.90 6.9    
1980-05 7.50 7.5    
1980-06 7.60 7.6    
1980-07 7.80 7.8    
1980-08 7.70 7.7    
1980-09 7.50 7.5    
1980-10 7.50 7.5    
1980-11 7.50 7.5    
1980-12 7.20 7.2    
1981-01 7.50 7.5 Reagan Min. Wage = $3.35
1981-02 7.40 7.4    
1981-03 7.40 7.4    
1981-04 7.20 7.2    
1981-05 7.50 7.5    
1981-06 7.50 7.5    
1981-07 7.20 7.2    
1981-08 7.40 7.4   Economic Recovery Tax Act of 1981, dec.
1981-09 7.60 7.6    
1981-10 7.90 7.9    
1981-11 8.30 8.3    
1981-12 8.50 8.5    
1982-01 8.60 8.6    
1982-02 8.90 8.9    
1982-03 9.00 9    
1982-04 9.30 9.3    
1982-05 9.40 9.4    
1982-06 9.60 9.6    
1982-07 9.80 9.8    
1982-08 9.80 9.8    
1982-09 10.10 10.1    
1982-10 10.40 10.4    
1982-11 10.80 10.8    
1982-12 10.80 10.8    
1983-01 10.40 10.4    
1983-02 10.40 10.4    
1983-03 10.30 10.3    
1983-04 10.20 10.2    
1983-05 10.10 10.1    
1983-06 10.10 10.1    
1983-07 9.40 9.4    
1983-08 9.50 9.5    
1983-09 9.20 9.2    
1983-10 8.80 8.8   US invades Grenada
1983-11 8.50 8.5    
1983-12 8.30 8.3    
1984-01 8.00 8    
1984-02 7.80 7.8    
1984-03 7.80 7.8    
1984-04 7.70 7.7    
1984-05 7.40 7.4    
1984-06 7.20 7.2    
1984-07 7.50 7.5    
1984-08 7.50 7.5    
1984-09 7.30 7.3    
1984-10 7.40 7.4    
1984-11 7.20 7.2    
1984-12 7.30 7.3    
1985-01 7.30 7.3    
1985-02 7.20 7.2    
1985-03 7.20 7.2    
1985-04 7.30 7.3    
1985-05 7.20 7.2    
1985-06 7.40 7.4    
1985-07 7.40 7.4    
1985-08 7.10 7.1    
1985-09 7.10 7.1    
1985-10 7.10 7.1    
1985-11 7.00 7    
1985-12 7.00 7    
1986-01 6.70 6.7   Shuttle Challenger Disaster
1986-02 7.20 7.2    
1986-03 7.20 7.2    
1986-04 7.10 7.1    
1986-05 7.20 7.2    
1986-06 7.20 7.2    
1986-07 7.00 7    
1986-08 6.90 6.9    
1986-09 7.00 7    
1986-10 7.00 7   The Tax Reform Act of 1986, dec.
1986-11 6.90 6.9    
1986-12 6.60 6.6    
1987-01 6.60 6.6    
1987-02 6.60 6.6    
1987-03 6.60 6.6    
1987-04 6.30 6.3    
1987-05 6.30 6.3    
1987-06 6.20 6.2    
1987-07 6.10 6.1    
1987-08 6.00 6    
1987-09 5.90 5.9    
1987-10 6.00 6    
1987-11 5.80 5.8    
1987-12 5.70 5.7    
1988-01 5.70 5.7    
1988-02 5.70 5.7    
1988-03 5.70 5.7    
1988-04 5.40 5.4    
1988-05 5.60 5.6    
1988-06 5.40 5.4    
1988-07 5.40 5.4    
1988-08 5.60 5.6    
1988-09 5.40 5.4    
1988-10 5.40 5.4    
1988-11 5.30 5.3    
1988-12 5.30 5.3    
1989-01 5.40 5.4 Bush, G.H.W.  
1989-02 5.20 5.2    
1989-03 5.00 5    
1989-04 5.20 5.2    
1989-05 5.20 5.2    
1989-06 5.30 5.3    
1989-07 5.20 5.2    
1989-08 5.20 5.2    
1989-09 5.30 5.3    
1989-10 5.30 5.3    
1989-11 5.40 5.4    
1989-12 5.40 5.4   US Invades Panama
1990-01 5.40 5.4    
1990-02 5.30 5.3    
1990-03 5.20 5.2    
1990-04 5.40 5.4   Min. Wage = $3.8
1990-05 5.40 5.4    
1990-06 5.20 5.2    
1990-07 5.50 5.5    
1990-08 5.70 5.7    
1990-09 5.90 5.9    
1990-10 5.90 5.9    
1990-11 6.20 6.2   Revenue Reconciliation Act of 1990, inc.
1990-12 6.30 6.3    
1991-01 6.40 6.4   1st Persian Gulf War
1991-02 6.60 6.6    
1991-03 6.80 6.8    
1991-04 6.70 6.7   Min. Wage = $4.25
1991-05 6.90 6.9    
1991-06 6.90 6.9    
1991-07 6.80 6.8    
1991-08 6.90 6.9    
1991-09 6.90 6.9    
1991-10 7.00 7    
1991-11 7.00 7    
1991-12 7.30 7.3    
1992-01 7.30 7.3    
1992-02 7.40 7.4   US & Russian declare end of cold war
1992-03 7.40 7.4    
1992-04 7.40 7.4    
1992-05 7.60 7.6    
1992-06 7.80 7.8    
1992-07 7.70 7.7    
1992-08 7.60 7.6    
1992-09 7.60 7.6    
1992-10 7.30 7.3    
1992-11 7.40 7.4    
1992-12 7.40 7.4    
1993-01 7.30 7.3 Clinton  
1993-02 7.10 7.1   World Trade Center Bombed
1993-03 7.00 7    
1993-04 7.10 7.1    
1993-05 7.10 7.1    
1993-06 7.00 7    
1993-07 6.90 6.9    
1993-08 6.80 6.8   Revenue Reconciliation Act of 1993, inc.
1993-09 6.70 6.7    
1993-10 6.80 6.8    
1993-11 6.60 6.6    
1993-12 6.50 6.5    
1994-01 6.60 6.6    
1994-02 6.60 6.6    
1994-03 6.50 6.5    
1994-04 6.40 6.4    
1994-05 6.10 6.1    
1994-06 6.10 6.1    
1994-07 6.10 6.1    
1994-08 6.00 6    
1994-09 5.90 5.9    
1994-10 5.80 5.8    
1994-11 5.60 5.6    
1994-12 5.50 5.5    
1995-01 5.60 5.6    
1995-02 5.40 5.4    
1995-03 5.40 5.4    
1995-04 5.80 5.8    
1995-05 5.60 5.6    
1995-06 5.60 5.6    
1995-07 5.70 5.7    
1995-08 5.70 5.7    
1995-09 5.60 5.6    
1995-10 5.50 5.5    
1995-11 5.60 5.6    
1995-12 5.60 5.6    
1996-01 5.60 5.6    
1996-02 5.50 5.5    
1996-03 5.50 5.5    
1996-04 5.60 5.6    
1996-05 5.60 5.6    
1996-06 5.30 5.3    
1996-07 5.50 5.5    
1996-08 5.10 5.1    
1996-09 5.20 5.2    
1996-10 5.20 5.2   Min. Wage = $4.75
1996-11 5.40 5.4    
1996-12 5.40 5.4    
1997-01 5.30 5.3    
1997-02 5.20 5.2    
1997-03 5.20 5.2    
1997-04 5.10 5.1    
1997-05 4.90 4.9    
1997-06 5.00 5    
1997-07 4.90 4.9    
1997-08 4.80 4.8   The Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997, dec.
1997-09 4.90 4.9   Min. Wage = $5.15
1997-10 4.70 4.7    
1997-11 4.60 4.6    
1997-12 4.70 4.7    
1998-01 4.60 4.6    
1998-02 4.60 4.6    
1998-03 4.70 4.7    
1998-04 4.30 4.3    
1998-05 4.40 4.4    
1998-06 4.50 4.5    
1998-07 4.50 4.5    
1998-08 4.50 4.5    
1998-09 4.60 4.6    
1998-10 4.50 4.5    
1998-11 4.40 4.4    
1998-12 4.40 4.4    
1999-01 4.30 4.3    
1999-02 4.40 4.4    
1999-03 4.20 4.2    
1999-04 4.30 4.3    
1999-05 4.20 4.2    
1999-06 4.30 4.3    
1999-07 4.30 4.3    
1999-08 4.20 4.2    
1999-09 4.20 4.2    
1999-10 4.10 4.1    
1999-11 4.10 4.1    
1999-12 4.00 4    
2000-01 4.00 4    
2000-02 4.10 4.1    
2000-03 4.00 4    
2000-04 3.80 3.8    
2000-05 4.00 4    
2000-06 4.00 4    
2000-07 4.00 4    
2000-08 4.10 4.1    
2000-09 4.00 4    
2000-10 3.90 3.9    
2000-11 3.90 3.9    
2000-12 3.90 3.9    
2001-01 4.20 4.2 Bush, G.W.  
2001-02 4.20 4.2    
2001-03 4.30 4.3    
2001-04 4.40 4.4    
2001-05 4.30 4.3    
2001-06 4.50 4.5   Tax Relief & Reconciliation Act of 2001, dec.
2001-07 4.60 4.6    
2001-08 4.90 4.9    
2001-09 5.00 5   9/11 terrorist attack
2001-10 5.40 5.4    
2001-11 5.60 5.6    
2001-12 5.70 5.7    
2002-01 5.60 5.6    
2002-02 5.70 5.7    
2002-03 5.70 5.7    
2002-04 5.90 5.9    
2002-05 5.80 5.8    
2002-06 5.80 5.8    
2002-07 5.80 5.8    
2002-08 5.70 5.7    
2002-09 5.70 5.7    
2002-10 5.70 5.7    
2002-11 5.90 5.9    
2002-12 6.00 6    
2003-01 5.80 5.8    
2003-02 5.90 5.9   Shuttle Columbia Disaster
2003-03 5.80 5.8   US enters 2nd Gulf War
2003-04 6.00 6    
2003-05 6.10 6.1   Tax Relief & Reconciliation Act of 2003, dec.
2003-06 6.30 6.3    
2003-07 6.20 6.2    
2003-08 6.10 6.1    
2003-09 6.10 6.1    
2003-10 6.00 6    
2003-11 5.90 5.9    
2003-12 5.70 5.7    
2004-01 5.60 5.6    
2004-02 5.60 5.6    
2004-03 5.70 5.7    
2004-04 5.60 5.6    
2004-05 5.60 5.6    
2004-06 5.60 5.6    
2004-07 5.50 5.5    
2004-08 5.40 5.4    
2004-09 5.40 5.4    
2004-10 5.50 5.5    
2004-11 5.40 5.4    
2004-12 5.40 5.4    
2005-01 5.20 5.2    
2005-02 5.40 5.4    
2005-03 5.20 5.2    
2005-04 5.20 5.2    
2005-05 5.10 5.1    
2005-06 5.00 5    
2005-07 5.00 5    
2005-08 4.90 4.9    
2005-09 5.10 5.1    
2005-10 5.00 5    
2005-11 5.00 5    
2005-12 4.90 4.9    
2006-01 4.70 4.7    
2006-02 4.80 4.8    
2006-03 4.70 4.7    
2006-04 4.70 4.7    
2006-05 4.60 4.6    
2006-06 4.60 4.6    
2006-07 4.80 4.8    
2006-08 4.70 4.7    
2006-09 4.60 4.6    
2006-10 4.40 4.4    
2006-11 4.50 4.5    
2006-12 4.50 4.5    
2007-01 4.60 4.6    
2007-02 4.50 4.5    
2007-03 4.40 4.4    
2007-04 4.50 4.5    
2007-05 4.50 4.5    
2007-06 4.50 4.5    
2007-07 4.60 4.6   Min. Wage = $5.85
2007-08 4.60 4.6    
2007-09 4.70 4.7    
2007-10 4.70 4.7    
2007-11 4.70 4.7    
2007-12 5.00 5    
2008-01 4.90 4.9    
2008-02 4.80 4.8    
2008-03 5.10 5.1    
2008-04 5.00 5    
2008-05 5.50 5.5    
2008-06 5.50 5.5    
2008-07 5.70 5.7    
2008-08 6.10 6.1    
2008-09 6.10 6.1    
2008-10 6.50 6.5    
2008-11 6.70 6.7    
2008-12 7.20 7.2    
2009-01 7.60 7.6 Obama  
2009-02 8.10 8.1    

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