Unemployment Rates, 2009

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 Civilian Labor Force, 2009Persons Employed, 2009Persons Unemployed, 2009Unemployment Rate, 2009Unemployment Rate, Percent of U.S. Average, 2009
United States154,142,000 139,877,000 14,265,000 9.3% 100.0%
Appalachian Region12,046,533 10,883,423 1,163,110 9.7% 104.3%
STATE TOTALS
Alabama2,144,592 1,931,814 212,778 9.9% 107.2%
Georgia4,745,378 4,278,522 466,856 9.8% 106.3%
Kentucky2,055,997 1,844,151 211,846 10.3% 111.3%
Maryland3,029,963 2,805,817 224,146 7.4% 79.9%
Mississippi1,290,610 1,169,382 121,228 9.4% 101.5%
New York9,640,618 8,836,180 804,438 8.3% 90.2%
North Carolina4,563,075 4,085,701 477,374 10.5% 113.0%
Ohio5,929,107 5,327,706 601,401 10.1% 109.6%
Pennsylvania6,404,345 5,895,057 509,288 8.0% 85.9%
South Carolina2,150,757 1,903,146 247,611 11.5% 124.4%
Tennessee3,034,328 2,716,061 318,267 10.5% 113.3%
Virginia4,203,839 3,915,856 287,983 6.9% 74.0%
West Virginia804,821 743,178 61,643 7.7% 82.8%
STATE APPALACHIAN TOTALS
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Appalachian Alabama1,403,267 1,266,674 136,593 9.7% 105.2%
Appalachian Georgia1,441,966 1,299,996 141,970 9.8% 106.4%
Appalachian Kentucky507,964 451,166 56,798 11.2% 120.8%
Appalachian Maryland121,341 109,737 11,604 9.6% 103.3%
Appalachian Mississippi260,707 229,666 31,041 11.9% 128.7%
Appalachian New York525,381 481,472 43,909 8.4% 90.3%
Appalachian North Carolina807,397 721,383 86,014 10.7% 115.1%
Appalachian Ohio979,843 865,101 114,742 11.7% 126.5%
Appalachian Pennsylvania2,929,429 2,690,956 238,473 8.1% 88.0%
Appalachian South Carolina557,256 493,483 63,773 11.4% 123.7%
Appalachian Tennessee1,334,033 1,192,382 141,651 10.6% 114.7%
Appalachian Virginia373,124 338,230 34,894 9.4% 101.1%
Appalachian West Virginia804,825 743,177 61,648 7.7% 82.8%