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 Region12,072,930 11,566,708 506,222 4.2% 107.6%
STATE TOTALS
Alabama2,216,627 2,130,845 85,782 3.9% 99.3%
Georgia5,080,472 4,880,038 200,434 3.9% 101.3%
Kentucky2,057,791 1,968,611 89,180 4.3% 111.2%
Maryland3,221,603 3,094,569 127,034 3.9% 101.2%
Mississippi1,269,134 1,207,680 61,454 4.8% 124.3%
New York9,521,869 9,127,699 394,170 4.1% 106.3%
North Carolina4,986,138 4,787,719 198,419 4.0% 102.1%
Ohio5,780,747 5,521,681 259,066 4.5% 115.0%
Pennsylvania6,423,711 6,150,782 272,929 4.2% 109.1%
South Carolina2,339,939 2,259,057 80,882 3.5% 88.7%
Tennessee3,254,261 3,139,888 114,373 3.5% 90.2%
Virginia4,341,153 4,209,651 131,502 3.0% 77.8%
West Virginia785,196 744,326 40,870 5.2% 133.6%
STATE APPALACHIAN TOTALS
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Appalachian Alabama1,451,783 1,398,828 52,955 3.6% 93.6%
Appalachian Georgia1,617,187 1,559,139 58,048 3.6% 92.1%
Appalachian Kentucky433,798 409,314 24,484 5.6% 144.9%
Appalachian Maryland122,657 116,831 5,826 4.7% 121.9%
Appalachian Mississippi269,728 257,088 12,640 4.7% 120.3%
Appalachian New York458,440 436,636 21,804 4.8% 122.1%
Appalachian North Carolina963,169 927,925 35,244 3.7% 93.9%
Appalachian Ohio891,313 842,920 48,393 5.4% 139.4%
Appalachian Pennsylvania2,790,006 2,664,661 125,345 4.5% 115.3%
Appalachian South Carolina621,492 601,890 19,602 3.2% 81.0%
Appalachian Tennessee1,333,750 1,284,975 48,775 3.7% 93.9%
Appalachian Virginia334,410 322,176 12,234 3.7% 93.9%
West Virginia785,197 744,325 40,872 5.2% 133.6%