West Virginia Unemployment Rate Report

West Virginia Unemployment by County

West Virginia Current Unemployment 6.9%

West Virginia Historical Unemployment Trends


Since 2005 the unemployment rate in West Virginia has ranged from 3.6% in September 2008 to 15.6% in April 2020. The current unemployment rate for West Virginia is 6.9% for February 2021. See how other local areas compare by using our Unemployment Compare tool.

WV Unemployment Rate by Month

2012 WV Unemployment Rate
Month/Year WV % National %
1/2021 7.1% 6.3%
2/2021 6.9% 6.2%