Unemployment Rates, 2011

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 Civilian Labor Force, 2011Persons Employed, 2011Persons Unemployed, 2011Unemployment Rate, 2011Unemployment Rate, Percent of U.S. Average, 2011
United States153,617,000 139,869,000 13,747,000 8.9% 100.0%
Appalachian Region12,123,614 11,048,599 1,075,015 8.9% 99.1%
STATE TOTALS
Alabama2,181,859 1,992,522 189,337 8.7% 97.0%
Georgia4,767,653 4,295,113 472,540 9.9% 110.8%
Kentucky2,071,683 1,875,447 196,236 9.5% 105.8%
Maryland3,092,754 2,868,191 224,563 7.3% 81.1%
Mississippi1,338,176 1,197,641 140,535 10.5% 117.4%
New York9,528,250 8,740,642 787,608 8.3% 92.4%
North Carolina4,660,440 4,183,052 477,388 10.2% 114.5%
Ohio5,805,280 5,303,655 501,625 8.6% 96.6%
Pennsylvania6,399,523 5,892,519 507,004 7.9% 88.5%
South Carolina2,167,311 1,941,654 225,657 10.4% 116.3%
Tennessee3,116,936 2,828,617 288,319 9.3% 103.4%
Virginia4,198,399 3,928,267 270,132 6.4% 71.9%
West Virginia803,199 740,175 63,024 7.8% 87.7%
STATE APPALACHIAN TOTALS
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Appalachian Alabama1,426,575 1,307,877 118,698 8.3% 93.0%
Appalachian Georgia1,478,219 1,340,334 137,885 9.3% 104.2%
Appalachian Kentucky507,618 454,339 53,279 10.5% 117.3%
Appalachian Maryland124,071 112,645 11,426 9.2% 102.9%
Appalachian Mississippi271,931 239,392 32,539 12.0% 133.7%
Appalachian New York514,642 472,262 42,380 8.2% 92.0%
Appalachian North Carolina813,448 730,082 83,366 10.2% 114.5%
Appalachian Ohio960,937 866,191 94,746 9.9% 110.2%
Appalachian Pennsylvania2,938,505 2,707,419 231,086 7.9% 87.9%
Appalachian South Carolina561,953 508,923 53,030 9.4% 105.5%
Appalachian Tennessee1,362,508 1,238,428 124,080 9.1% 101.8%
Appalachian Virginia360,003 330,531 29,472 8.2% 91.5%
Appalachian West Virginia803,204 740,176 63,028 7.8% 87.7%