Industrial Make-Up of the Appalachian Region: Employment and Earnings, 2002-2017

Author(s): Logan Thomas
Author Organization(s): Appalachian Regional Commission

This report looks at the industrial make-up of the Appalachian Region compared to the United States as a whole, as well as differences within the Region. Broad industrial categories are considered—15 in total—and for each one of these, both employment and earnings are examined. The report focuses on the current industrial make-up and recent changes that have taken place.

State Industrial Snapshots

Learn about ARC’s fiscal year 2018 investments in each of the 13 Appalachian states and Region-wide: