Colorado 's unemployment rate dipped further below the national unemployment rate in April, dropping to 6.9 percent in Colorado compared to 7.5 percent for the nation overall. (These are seasonally adjusted numbers.)
Colorado's seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was down year over year in April, dropping from 8.2 percent during April 2012 to 6.9 percent during April 2013.
The national unemployment rate also fell at the national level, year over year, with a drop from 8.1 percent during April 2012 to 7.5 percent during April 2013.
The graph shows a comparison between the two rates since 2006 through April 2013: