WV County Unemployment Numbers Released

Charleston, WV — County unemployment numbers for September have been released in West Virginia. According to WorkForce West Virginia, of the 55 counties, 53 counties reported a decrease, two remained unchanged. In our region, Logan County reported 5.7 percent in September down from 6.1 percent in August, McDowell County reported 7.7 percent down from 8.5 percent and Mingo County reported 5.9 percent unemployment in September down from 6.7 percent in August. The statewide unemployment rate in West Virginia in September stands at 4.2 percent.