market conditions: West Virginia is dead last again, but not where you would think . . . - 02/09/09 12:58 PM
West Virginia is 51st again, but this time it is reason to be proud.  Now before you make a West Virginia joke about not knowing how many states there is in the USA, for the purposes of this data they included Washington, D.C. as a state.  The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation collected data from the Bureau of Labor, United States Department of Agriculture, and RealtyTrac to rank the states according to their "economic distress" by housing foreclosures, unemployment compensation, and food stamp participation. 
The nationwide average foreclosure rate is 1 in every 488 households, in WV it is 1 in … (5 comments)




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