Unemployment Rates Drop in 49 W.Va. Counties
Unemployment rates dropped in 49 of West Virginia's 55 counties in April according to WorkForce West Virginia.
Lowest Unemployment in the state:
- Pendleton County - 4.4 percent
- Jefferson County - 4.5 percent
- Monongalia County - 5.1 percent
Highest Unemployment in the state:
- McDowell County - 13.9 percent
- Mingo County - 13.4 percent
- Roane County - 13.1 percent
- Calhoun County - 13 percent
Unemployment rates rose in six counties.
West Virginia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose four-tenths of a percentage point to 7 percent in April.