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 Region11,948,936 10,962,138 986,798 8.3% 102.3%
STATE TOTALS
Alabama2,175,942 2,002,638 173,304 8.0% 98.7%
Georgia4,783,313 4,344,683 438,630 9.2% 113.6%
Kentucky2,057,415 1,889,568 167,847 8.2% 101.1%
Maryland3,120,468 2,903,161 217,307 7.0% 86.3%
Mississippi1,319,007 1,200,155 118,852 9.0% 111.7%
New York9,615,035 8,796,100 818,935 8.5% 105.5%
North Carolina4,682,671 4,251,021 431,650 9.2% 114.2%
Ohio5,710,010 5,288,262 421,748 7.4% 91.5%
Pennsylvania6,464,605 5,956,662 507,943 7.9% 97.4%
South Carolina2,178,158 1,978,328 199,830 9.2% 113.7%
Tennessee3,110,571 2,868,057 242,514 7.8% 96.6%
Virginia4,230,047 3,974,519 255,528 6.0% 74.9%
West Virginia809,034 748,359 60,675 7.5% 92.9%
STATE APPALACHIAN TOTALS
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Appalachian Alabama1,417,940 1,310,555 107,385 7.6% 93.8%
Appalachian Georgia1,465,116 1,340,127 124,989 8.5% 105.7%
Appalachian Kentucky476,082 427,658 48,424 10.2% 126.0%
Appalachian Maryland126,823 116,499 10,324 8.1% 100.9%
Appalachian Mississippi280,620 253,558 27,062 9.6% 119.5%
Appalachian New York510,342 467,506 42,836 8.4% 104.0%
Appalachian North Carolina804,699 730,638 74,061 9.2% 114.1%
Appalachian Ohio924,303 842,824 81,479 8.8% 109.2%
Appalachian Pennsylvania2,905,789 2,676,176 229,613 7.9% 97.9%
Appalachian South Carolina556,883 509,295 47,588 8.5% 105.9%
Appalachian Tennessee1,321,277 1,216,016 105,261 8.0% 98.7%
Appalachian Virginia350,026 322,925 27,101 7.7% 95.9%
West Virginia809,036 748,361 60,675 7.5% 92.9%