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August 2014 :: Regional Economics

  • 07.29.2010
  • Fourth District Employment Conditions
  • The Fourth District’s unemployment rate decreased 0.5 percentage point to 9.6 percent for the month of June. The dip in the unemployment rate can be attributed to a decrease in the number of people unemployed (− 5.6 percent) and the labor force (−0.4 percent).

    The distribution of unemployment rates among Fourth District counties ranges from 7.1 percent (Geauga County, Ohio) to 17.8 percent (Magoffin County, Kentucky), with the median county unemployment rate at 10.8 percent. County-level patterns are reflected in statewide unemployment rates as Ohio and Kentucky have unemployment rates of 10.5 percent and 10.0 percent, respectively, compared to Pennsylvania’s 9.2 percent and West Virginia’s 8.5 percent.

  • 06.03.2010
  • Fourth District Employment Conditions
  • The Fourth District’s unemployment rate increased 0.2 percentage point to 10.3 percent for the month of April. The increase in the unemployment rate is attributed to an increase in the number of people employed (0.5 percent) outpacing increases in the number of people unemployed (−1.1 percent) and the labor force (0.3 percent).

    The distribution of unemployment rates among Fourth District counties ranges from 7.9 percent (Fayette County, Kentucky) to 19.1 percent (Magoffin County, Kentucky), with the median county unemployment rate at 11.6 percent. These county-level patterns are reflected in statewide unemployment rates as Ohio and Kentucky have unemployment rates of 10.9 percent and 10.6 percent, respectively, compared to Pennsylvania’s 9.0 percent and West Virginia’s 9.2 percent.

  • 03.19.2010
  • Fourth District Employment Conditions
  • The Fourth District’s unemployment rate decreased 0.5 percentage point to 10.2 percent for the month of January. The decline in the unemployment rate is attributed to an increase of the number of people employed (0.8 percent), a decrease in the number of people unemployed (−3.6 percent) and an increase in the labor force (1.0 percent).

    The distribution of unemployment rates among Fourth District counties ranges from 7.1 percent (Greene County, Pennsylvanis) to 21.2 percent (Magoffin County, Kentucky), with the median county unemployment rate at 11.3 percent. These county-level patterns are reflected in state-wide unemployment rates as Ohio and Kentucky have unemployment rates of 10.8 percent and 10.7 percent, respectively, compared to Pennsylvania’s 8.8 percent and West Virginia’s 9.3 percent.