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 Region12,106,138 11,128,985 977,153 8.1% 100.0%
STATE TOTALS
Alabama2,163,035 2,009,603 153,432 7.1% 87.9%
Georgia4,772,173 4,342,275 429,898 9.0% 111.6%
Kentucky2,071,875 1,899,576 172,299 8.3% 103.1%
Maryland3,125,586 2,909,536 216,050 6.9% 85.7%
Mississippi1,312,854 1,192,414 120,440 9.2% 113.7%
New York9,620,859 8,805,648 815,211 8.5% 105.0%
North Carolina4,706,645 4,271,315 435,330 9.2% 114.6%
Ohio5,741,308 5,317,203 424,105 7.4% 91.5%
Pennsylvania6,466,435 5,953,770 512,665 7.9% 98.2%
South Carolina2,184,712 1,989,055 195,657 9.0% 111.0%
Tennessee3,099,720 2,846,359 253,361 8.2% 101.3%
Virginia4,220,632 3,972,580 248,052 5.9% 72.8%
West Virginia806,621 748,230 58,391 7.2% 89.7%
STATE APPALACHIAN TOTALS
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Appalachian Alabama1,418,486 1,323,582 94,904 6.7% 82.9%
Appalachian Georgia1,480,196 1,356,652 123,544 8.3% 103.4%
Appalachian Kentucky504,300 455,117 49,183 9.8% 120.9%
Appalachian Maryland124,730 114,392 10,338 8.3% 102.7%
Appalachian Mississippi269,029 241,682 27,347 10.2% 126.0%
Appalachian New York513,385 470,719 42,666 8.3% 103.0%
Appalachian North Carolina814,104 739,228 74,876 9.2% 114.0%
Appalachian Ohio940,658 861,071 79,587 8.5% 104.8%
Appalachian Pennsylvania2,964,891 2,731,484 233,407 7.9% 97.6%
Appalachian South Carolina567,014 521,010 46,004 8.1% 100.5%
Appalachian Tennessee1,347,762 1,237,703 110,059 8.2% 101.2%
Appalachian Virginia354,959 328,114 26,845 7.6% 93.7%
Appalachian West Virginia806,624 748,231 58,393 7.2% 89.7%