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 Region11,750,200 11,069,038 681,162 5.8% 109.8%
STATE TOTALS
Alabama2,146,157 2,015,189 130,968 6.1% 115.6%
Georgia4,770,873 4,490,931 279,942 5.9% 111.1%
Kentucky1,953,393 1,847,938 105,455 5.4% 102.3%
Maryland3,151,929 2,988,101 163,828 5.2% 98.4%
Mississippi1,272,657 1,189,646 83,011 6.5% 123.5%
New York9,679,321 9,166,246 513,075 5.3% 100.4%
North Carolina4,769,245 4,495,473 273,772 5.7% 108.7%
Ohio5,700,344 5,423,019 277,325 4.9% 92.1%
Pennsylvania6,423,903 6,093,858 330,045 5.1% 97.3%
South Carolina2,257,077 2,122,573 134,504 6.0% 112.9%
Tennessee3,062,775 2,886,024 176,751 5.8% 109.3%
Virginia4,240,470 4,051,908 188,562 4.4% 84.2%
West Virginia785,049 732,146 52,903 6.7% 127.6%
STATE APPALACHIAN TOTALS
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Appalachian Alabama1,402,723 1,320,934 81,789 5.8% 110.4%
Appalachian Georgia1,489,165 1,409,568 79,597 5.3% 101.2%
Appalachian Kentucky433,813 401,865 31,948 7.4% 139.5%
Appalachian Maryland124,641 116,901 7,740 6.2% 117.6%
Appalachian Mississippi270,478 252,209 18,269 6.8% 127.9%
Appalachian New York485,104 457,167 27,937 5.8% 109.1%
Appalachian North Carolina806,493 762,580 43,913 5.4% 103.1%
Appalachian Ohio906,124 851,428 54,696 6.0% 114.3%
Appalachian Pennsylvania2,844,943 2,689,690 155,253 5.5% 103.4%
Appalachian South Carolina581,920 550,409 31,511 5.4% 102.6%
Appalachian Tennessee1,281,866 1,205,619 76,247 5.9% 112.7%
Appalachian Virginia337,874 318,519 19,355 5.7% 108.5%
West Virginia785,056 732,149 52,907 6.7% 127.6%