Unemployment Rates, 2012

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 Civilian Labor Force, 2012Persons Employed, 2012Persons Unemployed, 2012Unemployment Rate, 2012Unemployment Rate, Percent of U.S. Average, 2012
United States154,975,000 142,469,000 12,506,000 8.1% 100.0%
Appalachian Region12,140,504 11,158,600 981,904 8.1% 100.2%
STATE TOTALS
Alabama2,156,301 1,999,182 157,119 7.3% 90.3%
Georgia4,806,103 4,371,608 434,495 9.0% 112.0%
Kentucky2,074,806 1,903,880 170,926 8.2% 102.1%
Maryland3,122,629 2,909,571 213,058 6.8% 84.6%
Mississippi1,333,046 1,210,986 122,060 9.2% 113.5%
New York9,587,184 8,772,539 814,645 8.5% 105.3%
North Carolina4,723,379 4,275,449 447,930 9.5% 117.5%
Ohio5,747,885 5,334,862 413,023 7.2% 89.0%
Pennsylvania6,486,578 5,973,407 513,171 7.9% 98.0%
South Carolina2,167,195 1,970,112 197,083 9.1% 112.7%
Tennessee3,113,562 2,864,162 249,400 8.0% 99.3%
Virginia4,209,532 3,962,496 247,036 5.9% 72.7%
West Virginia804,917 745,842 59,075 7.3% 90.9%
STATE APPALACHIAN TOTALS
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Appalachian Alabama1,413,202 1,316,061 97,141 6.9% 85.2%
Appalachian Georgia1,490,451 1,365,878 124,573 8.4% 103.6%
Appalachian Kentucky507,477 458,512 48,965 9.6% 119.6%
Appalachian Maryland124,818 114,497 10,321 8.3% 102.5%
Appalachian Mississippi273,192 245,457 27,735 10.2% 125.8%
Appalachian New York512,215 468,854 43,361 8.5% 104.9%
Appalachian North Carolina819,568 742,305 77,263 9.4% 116.8%
Appalachian Ohio943,882 865,909 77,973 8.3% 102.4%
Appalachian Pennsylvania2,975,697 2,741,759 233,938 7.9% 97.4%
Appalachian South Carolina563,550 517,231 46,319 8.2% 101.9%
Appalachian Tennessee1,353,862 1,245,609 108,253 8.0% 99.1%
Appalachian Virginia357,670 330,683 26,987 7.5% 93.5%
Appalachian West Virginia804,920 745,845 59,075 7.3% 90.9%