In addition to Alabama, states with the lowest unemployment rates included California, Hawaii, Mississippi and Texas in November. Alaska and North Dakota shed jobs between October and November.
Over the past 12 months, 27 states have added payroll jobs.
During the past year, the largest absolute gains were in Texas, where the number of jobs climbed 330,600.
Total nonfarm employment in Tennessee grew by 1,800 jobs in November.
On Maui, the unemployment rate was at 2% on Maui Island, up slightly from the 1.9% rate in October and down from the 3% reported at the same time previous year. In total, 17 states have unemployment rates below this national average of 4.1 percent.
Fire hits London Zoo cafe; 1 aardvark missing
The zoo said an aardvark, called Misha , had died in the fire and that four meerkats were unaccounted for. Misha the aardvark, described as "one of the attraction's best-loved animals", perished in the fire.