Unemployment Rates, 2019

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 Civilian Labor Force, 2019Persons Employed, 2019Persons Unemployed, 2019Unemployment Rate, 2019Unemployment Rate, Percent of U.S. Average, 2019
United States163,539,000 157,538,000 6,001,000 3.7% 100.0%
Appalachian Region12,204,088 11,716,464 487,624 4.0% 108.9%
STATE TOTALS
Alabama2,237,278 2,169,395 67,883 3.0% 82.7%
Georgia5,148,312 4,966,157 182,155 3.5% 96.4%
Kentucky2,070,332 1,984,662 85,670 4.1% 112.8%
Maryland3,269,707 3,155,739 113,968 3.5% 95.0%
Mississippi1,280,473 1,209,451 71,022 5.5% 151.2%
New York9,507,139 9,143,287 363,852 3.8% 104.3%
North Carolina5,077,492 4,885,611 191,881 3.8% 103.0%
Ohio5,842,249 5,599,016 243,233 4.2% 113.5%
Pennsylvania6,496,785 6,206,707 290,078 4.5% 121.7%
South Carolina2,367,685 2,302,573 65,112 2.8% 74.9%
Tennessee3,329,279 3,216,916 112,363 3.4% 92.0%
Virginia4,427,338 4,308,622 118,716 2.7% 73.1%
West Virginia798,289 758,989 39,300 4.9% 134.2%
STATE APPALACHIAN TOTALS
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Appalachian Alabama1,467,529 1,425,622 41,907 2.9% 77.8%
Appalachian Georgia1,644,692 1,591,425 53,267 3.2% 88.3%
Appalachian Kentucky436,029 412,886 23,143 5.3% 144.6%
Appalachian Maryland123,095 117,934 5,161 4.2% 114.3%
Appalachian Mississippi273,655 258,940 14,715 5.4% 146.5%
Appalachian New York453,211 433,480 19,731 4.4% 118.6%
Appalachian North Carolina977,322 942,650 34,672 3.5% 96.7%
Appalachian Ohio896,965 850,270 46,695 5.2% 141.9%
Appalachian Pennsylvania2,804,714 2,670,814 133,900 4.8% 130.1%
Appalachian South Carolina629,699 613,910 15,789 2.5% 68.3%
Appalachian Tennessee1,360,407 1,312,200 48,207 3.5% 96.6%
Appalachian Virginia338,479 327,345 11,134 3.3% 89.6%
West Virginia798,291 758,988 39,303 4.9% 134.2%