(06/02/2019)
According to a new study performed by WalletHub.com, West Virginia is the worst state for jobs in America.

WalletHub says they compared the 50 states across two dimensions, Job Market and Economic Environment.

This despite the state having the lowest unemployment numbers in years. The decades long monthly unemployment statistic model is based on current numbers of people collecting unemployment benefits.

In the study, West Virginia was ranked 50 out of 50, with Kentucky coming in at number 48. Ohio followed closely behind, ranking in at 40th out of 50 states. West Virginia also ranked 49th in number of job opportunities and unemployment rate.

The Mountain state came in near bottom at 48th for median annual income.

WalletHub evaluated Job Market and Economic Environment using 33 relevant metrics.


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