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How the economic recovery has varied across the US

Mediafeed Logo By Devon Delfino of Mediafeed | Slide 1 of 56: Since February, the economy has slumped into a recession, likely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, Americans of all stripes have suffered. Those without work have had to deal with unemployment rates that reached as high as 14.7% in April, while small businesses have had to map out futures among uncertain times.For a variety of reasons, certain states are faring better than others. Economies built around tourism, for example, have suffered as crowds have stayed away.LendingTree researchers analyzed the data to find the states that are closest to seeing pre-pandemic economic conditions. Here’s what we discovered.

COVID-19 hit the US economy hard

Since February, the economy has slumped into a recession, likely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, Americans of all stripes have suffered. Those without work have had to deal with unemployment rates that reached as high as 14.7% in April, while small businesses have had to map out futures among uncertain times.

For a variety of reasons, certain states are faring better than others. Economies built around tourism, for example, have suffered as crowds have stayed away.

LendingTree researchers analyzed the data to find the states that are closest to seeing pre-pandemic economic conditions. Here’s what we discovered.

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