County Economic Status, Fiscal Year 2002

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 Three-Year Average Unemployment Rate, 1997-1999Per Capita Market Income, 1998Poverty Rate, 1990Three-Year Avg. Unemp. Rate, Percent of U.S. Avg., 1997-1999Per Capita Market Income, Percent of U.S. Average, 1998Poverty Rate, Percent of U.S. Average, 1990
United States4.6% $23,564 13.1% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Appalachian Region5.0% $18,344 15.4% 109.5% 77.8% 117.1%
STATE TOTALS
Alabama4.7% $18,385 18.3% 102.8% 78.0% 139.8%
Georgia4.2% $22,862 14.7% 93.0% 97.0% 111.7%
Kentucky4.8% $18,354 19.0% 105.8% 77.9% 145.1%
Maryland4.4% $27,370 8.3% 96.4% 116.2% 63.0%
Mississippi5.4% $16,030 25.2% 118.6% 68.0% 192.2%
New York5.7% $26,933 13.0% 125.8% 114.3% 99.3%
North Carolina3.4% $21,718 13.0% 74.8% 92.2% 98.9%
Ohio4.4% $22,318 12.5% 96.0% 94.7% 95.6%
Pennsylvania4.7% $23,020 11.1% 104.1% 97.7% 84.8%
South Carolina4.3% $18,917 15.4% 93.6% 80.3% 117.2%
Tennessee4.5% $20,656 15.7% 99.4% 87.7% 119.7%
Virginia3.2% $25,291 10.2% 70.5% 107.3% 78.1%
West Virginia6.7% $15,460 19.7% 147.3% 65.6% 149.9%
STATE APPALACHIAN TOTALS
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Appalachian Alabama4.3% $19,246 16.1% 94.3% 81.7% 122.9%
Appalachian Georgia3.4% $21,628 10.2% 73.5% 91.8% 77.5%
Appalachian Kentucky7.0% $12,069 29.0% 153.1% 51.2% 221.0%
Appalachian Maryland6.3% $17,503 12.5% 138.7% 74.3% 94.9%
Appalachian Mississippi6.1% $14,860 23.5% 134.6% 63.1% 179.1%
Appalachian New York5.2% $17,122 12.9% 113.5% 72.7% 98.1%
Appalachian North Carolina3.3% $20,337 12.4% 72.5% 86.3% 94.9%
Appalachian Ohio6.3% $15,767 17.4% 137.2% 66.9% 132.7%
Appalachian Pennsylvania5.4% $19,776 12.5% 118.9% 83.9% 95.0%
Appalachian South Carolina3.1% $20,457 11.6% 68.1% 86.8% 88.1%
Appalachian Tennessee4.9% $18,067 16.1% 107.5% 76.7% 122.9%
Appalachian Virginia5.9% $14,664 18.3% 128.8% 62.2% 139.3%
Appalachian West Virginia6.7% $15,460 19.7% 147.3% 65.6% 149.9%