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Google Maps: 2016 Unemployment Rate In West Virginia [KML] [iframe] 

Map uploaded on July 6, 2017.

The Southern portion of West Virginia is not just the poorest part of the state, it is also the region with the state's highest unemployment rates. McDowell County and Mingo County had a seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate of 12.1% and 12.6% respectively -- one of the highest in the nation.

Data Source: US Department of Labor, Local Area Unemployment Statistics. 2016 Unemployment Rate. https://www.bls.gov/lau/

About West Virginia

West Virginia Listeni/ˌwɛst vərˈdʒɪnjə/ is a state located in the Appalachian region of the Southern United States. It is bordered by Virginia to the southeast, Kentucky to the southwest, Ohio to the northwest, Pennsylvania to the north (and, slightly, east), and Maryland to the northeast. West Virginia is the 41st largest by area and the 38th most populous of the 50 United States. The capital and largest city is Charleston.


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