Unemployment Rates, 2017

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 Civilian Labor Force, 2017Persons Employed, 2017Persons Unemployed, 2017Unemployment Rate, 2017Unemployment Rate, Percent of U.S. Average, 2017
United States160,320,000 153,337,000 6,982,000 4.4% 100.0%
Appalachian Region11,872,143 11,301,608 570,535 4.8% 110.3%
STATE TOTALS
Alabama2,178,243 2,081,676 96,567 4.4% 101.8%
Georgia5,058,960 4,822,263 236,697 4.7% 107.4%
Kentucky2,053,757 1,953,032 100,725 4.9% 112.6%
Maryland3,193,487 3,057,673 135,814 4.3% 97.7%
Mississippi1,280,566 1,215,298 65,268 5.1% 117.0%
New York9,561,400 9,113,601 447,799 4.7% 107.5%
North Carolina4,938,072 4,717,226 220,846 4.5% 102.7%
Ohio5,770,178 5,483,140 287,038 5.0% 114.2%
Pennsylvania6,424,626 6,110,554 314,072 4.9% 112.3%
South Carolina2,306,021 2,207,404 98,617 4.3% 98.2%
Tennessee3,190,166 3,070,253 119,913 3.8% 86.3%
Virginia4,309,588 4,150,132 159,456 3.7% 85.0%
West Virginia779,591 739,079 40,512 5.2% 119.3%
STATE APPALACHIAN TOTALS
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Appalachian Alabama1,422,838 1,362,847 59,991 4.2% 96.8%
Appalachian Georgia1,599,560 1,530,954 68,606 4.3% 98.5%
Appalachian Kentucky435,269 406,134 29,135 6.7% 153.7%
Appalachian Maryland122,744 116,432 6,312 5.1% 118.1%
Appalachian Mississippi270,638 257,273 13,365 4.9% 113.4%
Appalachian New York459,387 434,023 25,364 5.5% 126.8%
Appalachian North Carolina828,227 793,846 34,381 4.2% 95.3%
Appalachian Ohio895,558 841,453 54,105 6.0% 138.7%
Appalachian Pennsylvania2,805,726 2,658,026 147,700 5.3% 120.9%
Appalachian South Carolina597,615 574,165 23,450 3.9% 90.1%
Appalachian Tennessee1,317,718 1,265,707 52,011 3.9% 90.6%
Appalachian Virginia337,271 321,669 15,602 4.6% 106.2%
West Virginia779,592 739,079 40,513 5.2% 119.3%