North Carolina Unemployment

By Corbin Welch

What Is employment

The unemployment rate in the US is factored by many things. The population number is the number of people in the US that are able to work, this is called the civilian work force. The number is taken for the total civilian work force, not including those under 16 years old, military servicemen and women, and those who are not looking for work, and is calculated from the people without work.

North Carolina's Unemployment

North Carolina's unemployment is current around 6.3%, which is near the normal US average.

Other State's Unemployment

Virginia, South Carolina, and Georgia

The average United States unemployment rate is at 5.9%. The current unemployment rates in Virginia are low at 5.3%, while the rates are a little higher in Georgia at 7.7%. South Carolina is near the norm at 6.7%