Work Force W.Va. Announces Unemployment Rates For Feb. 2021

Workforce West Virginia released not seasonally adjusted unemployment rates for each county in W.Va. for the month of February.


Unemployment rates decreased in 42 counties, increased in 8 counties, and remained unchanged in 5 counties.


Boone County’s unemployment rate was 8.1 percent; Lincoln County had an unemployment rate of 9 percent; for Logan County that number was 9.1 percent; McDowell County had an unemployment rate of 10.5 percent; Mingo County had the highest unemployment rate in the Coalfields at 10.9 percent; Wyoming County’s unemployment rate was 9 percent.


The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased three tenths of a percentage point to 6.2 percent in February 2021.




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