There is a significant difference in the unemployment rates between those who identify as white and those who identify as other race/ethnicity groups in Pendleton County. According to the 2020 ACS 5-year estimates, those who identify as Hispanic are 6 times more likely to be unemployed than those who identify as “White Alone”8.

Additionally, those who identify as female are 1.4 times more likely, to be unemployed compared to males for those aged 20 to 64 years8.

In Pendleton County, females with children under 18 years old in their household experience higher rates of unemployment at 6.4% compared to a rate of only 5.8% of females across the Commonwealth8.