Unemployment Rates, 2015

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 Civilian Labor Force, 2015Persons Employed, 2015Persons Unemployed, 2015Unemployment Rate, 2015Unemployment Rate, Percent of U.S. Average, 2015
United States157,130,000 148,834,000 8,296,000 5.3% 100.0%
Appalachian Region11,743,864 11,059,611 684,253 5.8% 110.4%
STATE TOTALS
Alabama2,157,376 2,025,949 131,427 6.1% 115.4%
Georgia4,788,858 4,503,150 285,708 6.0% 113.0%
Kentucky1,976,967 1,872,326 104,641 5.3% 100.3%
Maryland3,151,142 2,990,942 160,200 5.1% 96.3%
Mississippi1,263,925 1,182,779 81,146 6.4% 121.6%
New York9,644,615 9,136,151 508,464 5.3% 99.9%
North Carolina4,768,806 4,495,190 273,616 5.7% 108.7%
Ohio5,694,303 5,414,872 279,431 4.9% 92.9%
Pennsylvania6,420,702 6,080,219 340,483 5.3% 100.4%
South Carolina2,269,339 2,134,244 135,095 6.0% 112.8%
Tennessee3,062,706 2,890,640 172,066 5.6% 106.4%
Virginia4,216,974 4,029,043 187,931 4.5% 84.4%
West Virginia780,428 727,758 52,670 6.7% 127.8%
STATE APPALACHIAN TOTALS
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Appalachian Alabama1,408,921 1,326,865 82,056 5.8% 110.3%
Appalachian Georgia1,498,992 1,417,347 81,645 5.4% 103.2%
Appalachian Kentucky436,240 404,620 31,620 7.2% 137.3%
Appalachian Maryland125,000 117,450 7,550 6.0% 114.4%
Appalachian Mississippi268,002 250,134 17,868 6.7% 126.3%
Appalachian New York475,187 447,671 27,516 5.8% 109.7%
Appalachian North Carolina804,988 761,279 43,709 5.4% 102.8%
Appalachian Ohio903,259 848,662 54,597 6.0% 114.5%
Appalachian Pennsylvania2,842,268 2,682,292 159,976 5.6% 106.6%
Appalachian South Carolina585,352 553,709 31,643 5.4% 102.4%
Appalachian Tennessee1,279,115 1,204,936 74,179 5.8% 109.8%
Appalachian Virginia336,107 316,890 19,217 5.7% 108.3%
West Virginia780,433 727,756 52,677 6.7% 127.8%