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 Region12,126,654 11,051,939 1,074,715 8.9% 99.0%
STATE TOTALS
Alabama2,189,650 2,003,695 185,955 8.5% 94.9%
Georgia4,748,636 4,279,820 468,816 9.9% 110.3%
Kentucky2,075,793 1,878,758 197,035 9.5% 106.1%
Maryland3,096,855 2,871,271 225,584 7.3% 81.4%
Mississippi1,329,635 1,189,320 140,315 10.6% 117.9%
New York9,541,651 8,754,856 786,795 8.2% 92.1%
North Carolina4,659,221 4,183,094 476,127 10.2% 114.2%
Ohio5,788,601 5,286,502 502,099 8.7% 96.9%
Pennsylvania6,396,900 5,885,090 511,810 8.0% 89.4%
South Carolina2,179,419 1,954,726 224,693 10.3% 115.2%
Tennessee3,118,750 2,828,308 290,442 9.3% 104.1%
Virginia4,208,232 3,937,066 271,166 6.4% 72.0%
West Virginia806,165 743,002 63,163 7.8% 87.6%
STATE APPALACHIAN TOTALS
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Appalachian Alabama1,431,728 1,315,221 116,507 8.1% 90.9%
Appalachian Georgia1,471,858 1,335,119 136,739 9.3% 103.8%
Appalachian Kentucky508,644 455,138 53,506 10.5% 117.5%
Appalachian Maryland124,140 112,771 11,369 9.2% 102.3%
Appalachian Mississippi270,196 237,726 32,470 12.0% 134.3%
Appalachian New York515,851 473,697 42,154 8.2% 91.3%
Appalachian North Carolina812,328 729,280 83,048 10.2% 114.2%
Appalachian Ohio958,872 864,204 94,668 9.9% 110.3%
Appalachian Pennsylvania2,937,368 2,704,000 233,368 7.9% 88.8%
Appalachian South Carolina565,005 512,231 52,774 9.3% 104.4%
Appalachian Tennessee1,363,567 1,238,305 125,262 9.2% 102.7%
Appalachian Virginia360,927 331,240 29,687 8.2% 91.9%
Appalachian West Virginia806,170 743,007 63,163 7.8% 87.6%