McDowell County

Unemployment Rate in All 55 WV Counties Increase in November

WEST VIRGINIA (WOWK) - According to Workforce West Virginia, all fifty-five counties experienced an increase in the unemployment rate during the month of November. 

West Virginia’s not seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased to 5.0 percent in November 2017.

Unemployment rates increased in all 55 counties.

Counties with an unemployment rate above eight percent included McDowell (8.4%), Mingo (8.8%) and Calhoun (9.5%).

Counties with an unemployment rate at or below four percent included Monroe (4.0%), Hampshire (3.7%), Morgan (3.6%), Berkeley (3.5%), Monongalia, Pendleton and Doddridge (3.4%), and Jefferson (3.0%).

The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased to 5.3 percent.


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