W.Va. jobless rate rises in all 55 counties
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - The unemployment rate increased in all of West Virginia's 55 counties in January.
WorkForce West Virginia says the state's seasonally adjusted jobless rate in January declined one-tenth of a percentage point to 5.9 percent.
Monongalia County has the state's lowest unemployment rate at 4 percent, followed by Jefferson at 4.8 percent.
Clay County's rate of 13.2 percent was the state's highest. Mingo and Wetzel counties had rates of 12.4 percent.