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 Region12,119,573 11,039,978 1,079,595 8.9% 99.5%
STATE TOTALS
Alabama2,190,519 1,993,977 196,542 9.0% 100.3%
Georgia4,725,104 4,262,175 462,929 9.8% 109.5%
Kentucky2,067,527 1,870,546 196,981 9.5% 106.5%
Maryland3,072,246 2,855,735 216,511 7.0% 78.8%
Mississippi1,343,846 1,200,710 143,136 10.7% 119.0%
New York9,504,239 8,729,587 774,652 8.2% 91.1%
North Carolina4,653,911 4,164,814 489,097 10.5% 117.4%
Ohio5,806,467 5,305,348 501,119 8.6% 96.4%
Pennsylvania6,385,714 5,878,897 506,817 7.9% 88.7%
South Carolina2,157,266 1,935,885 221,381 10.3% 114.7%
Tennessee3,132,742 2,845,010 287,732 9.2% 102.6%
Virginia4,306,174 4,037,341 268,833 6.2% 69.8%
West Virginia799,883 736,078 63,805 8.0% 89.1%
STATE APPALACHIAN TOTALS
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Appalachian Alabama1,427,272 1,303,892 123,380 8.6% 96.6%
Appalachian Georgia1,468,250 1,333,147 135,103 9.2% 102.8%
Appalachian Kentucky507,821 454,163 53,658 10.6% 118.1%
Appalachian Maryland123,844 112,605 11,239 9.1% 101.4%
Appalachian Mississippi273,874 240,611 33,263 12.1% 135.7%
Appalachian New York512,333 470,705 41,628 8.1% 90.8%
Appalachian North Carolina816,661 730,964 85,697 10.5% 117.3%
Appalachian Ohio955,138 860,312 94,826 9.9% 110.9%
Appalachian Pennsylvania2,935,764 2,704,452 231,312 7.9% 88.0%
Appalachian South Carolina556,658 504,622 52,036 9.3% 104.5%
Appalachian Tennessee1,371,107 1,247,053 124,054 9.0% 101.1%
Appalachian Virginia370,965 341,373 29,592 8.0% 89.1%
Appalachian West Virginia799,886 736,079 63,807 8.0% 89.1%