Although the job market hasn't added all that many jobs of late, that doesn't mean that people aren't looking—for all sorts of reasons.

With seemingly everyone on the hunt for a job—whether to better their current circumstances, reenter the job market after a stint caring for family members or stay employed after retirement—WalletHub has done everyone a favor by ooking at the job market across the country, evaluating all 50 states across 24 key indicators of job-market strength, opportunity and economic vitality.

Reviewing data on such factors as employment growth, median annual income and average commute time, it scored each state on which provide the best opportunities for jobhunters and which actually throw roadblocks in their path.

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