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 Region11,746,380 11,061,942 684,438 5.8% 110.4%
STATE TOTALS
Alabama2,152,289 2,020,675 131,614 6.1% 115.8%
Georgia4,787,364 4,502,021 285,343 6.0% 112.9%
Kentucky1,965,666 1,861,522 104,144 5.3% 100.3%
Maryland3,147,440 2,986,815 160,625 5.1% 96.7%
Mississippi1,269,933 1,188,592 81,341 6.4% 121.3%
New York9,591,213 9,084,594 506,619 5.3% 100.0%
North Carolina4,768,217 4,493,905 274,312 5.8% 109.0%
Ohio5,691,642 5,412,759 278,883 4.9% 92.8%
Pennsylvania6,425,892 6,085,329 340,563 5.3% 100.4%
South Carolina2,270,383 2,134,637 135,746 6.0% 113.2%
Tennessee3,070,947 2,899,167 171,780 5.6% 105.9%
Virginia4,212,051 4,024,208 187,843 4.5% 84.5%
West Virginia783,223 730,304 52,919 6.8% 128.0%
STATE APPALACHIAN TOTALS
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Appalachian Alabama1,406,706 1,324,543 82,163 5.8% 110.6%
Appalachian Georgia1,498,505 1,416,985 81,520 5.4% 103.0%
Appalachian Kentucky433,757 402,285 31,472 7.3% 137.4%
Appalachian Maryland124,859 117,288 7,571 6.1% 114.8%
Appalachian Mississippi269,273 251,366 17,907 6.7% 126.0%
Appalachian New York473,847 446,372 27,475 5.8% 109.8%
Appalachian North Carolina804,882 761,060 43,822 5.4% 103.1%
Appalachian Ohio902,808 848,304 54,504 6.0% 114.3%
Appalachian Pennsylvania2,844,649 2,684,605 160,044 5.6% 106.6%
Appalachian South Carolina585,607 553,811 31,796 5.4% 102.8%
Appalachian Tennessee1,282,541 1,208,501 74,040 5.8% 109.3%
Appalachian Virginia335,716 316,513 19,203 5.7% 108.3%
West Virginia783,230 730,309 52,921 6.8% 128.0%