Unemployment Rates, 2018

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 Civilian Labor Force, 2018Persons Employed, 2018Persons Unemployed, 2018Unemployment Rate, 2018Unemployment Rate, Percent of U.S. Average, 2018
United States162,075,000 155,761,000 6,314,000 3.9% 100.0%
Appalachian Region11,916,337 11,414,212 502,125 4.2% 108.2%
STATE TOTALS
Alabama2,198,837 2,112,347 86,490 3.9% 101.0%
Georgia5,107,656 4,906,411 201,245 3.9% 101.1%
Kentucky2,061,622 1,972,312 89,310 4.3% 111.2%
Maryland3,197,137 3,071,652 125,485 3.9% 100.7%
Mississippi1,275,721 1,214,992 60,729 4.8% 122.2%
New York9,574,706 9,181,058 393,648 4.1% 105.5%
North Carolina4,981,834 4,787,320 194,514 3.9% 100.2%
Ohio5,754,931 5,491,585 263,346 4.6% 117.5%
Pennsylvania6,424,421 6,148,635 275,786 4.3% 110.2%
South Carolina2,323,209 2,243,656 79,553 3.4% 87.9%
Tennessee3,244,921 3,131,660 113,261 3.5% 89.6%
Virginia4,331,380 4,202,801 128,579 3.0% 76.2%
West Virginia783,344 742,179 41,165 5.3% 134.9%
STATE APPALACHIAN TOTALS
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Appalachian Alabama1,439,931 1,386,535 53,396 3.7% 95.2%
Appalachian Georgia1,619,569 1,561,515 58,054 3.6% 92.0%
Appalachian Kentucky434,813 410,228 24,585 5.7% 145.1%
Appalachian Maryland122,136 116,386 5,750 4.7% 120.8%
Appalachian Mississippi270,539 257,994 12,545 4.6% 119.0%
Appalachian New York459,938 438,058 21,880 4.8% 122.1%
Appalachian North Carolina836,211 806,103 30,108 3.6% 92.4%
Appalachian Ohio888,525 839,954 48,571 5.5% 140.3%
Appalachian Pennsylvania2,793,625 2,666,721 126,904 4.5% 116.6%
Appalachian South Carolina602,635 583,850 18,785 3.1% 80.0%
Appalachian Tennessee1,330,880 1,282,532 48,348 3.6% 93.3%
Appalachian Virginia334,184 322,155 12,029 3.6% 92.4%
West Virginia783,351 742,181 41,170 5.3% 134.9%