- Associated Press - Tuesday, January 2, 2018

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Unemployment rates rose in all 55 West Virginia counties in November.

WorkForce West Virginia says Jefferson County’s seasonally unadjusted unemployment rate of 3 percent was the lowest in the state, followed by Doddridge, Monongalia and Pendleton counties at 3.4 percent apiece.

Calhoun County had the highest unemployment rate at 9.5 percent. Mingo County was next at 8.8 percent and McDowell County was at 8.4 percent.

Statewide, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased two-tenths of a percentage point to 5 percent in November. The national rate was 5.3 percent.


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