Jobless Rates Fall In 46 Of 55 West Virginia Counties

By
Associated Press

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Updated Wed, Apr 23, 2014 9:27 am

Unemployment rates fell in 46 of West Virginia's 55 counties in March.

WorkForce West Virginia says jobless rates were unchanged in two counties and rose in seven others last month.

Monongalia County has the state's lowest unemployment rate at 4.1 percent, followed by Jefferson at 4.9 percent.

Wetzel County's rate of 12.7 percent was the state's highest, followed by Mingo County at 12.2 percent.

The state's seasonally adjusted jobless rate in March rose two-tenths of a percentage point to 6.1 percent.

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