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Blackford County, IN

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Labor Force

An area's labor force provides insight on the availability factor and is residence-based—that is, the people are working or seeking work and reside in the particular county or region.

Annual Labor Force Estimates in 2016
 NumberPct. Chg. from 2000
Labor Force5,309-24.5%
Employed5,022-25.3%
Unemployed287-8.0%
Rate5.422.7%
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
Labor Force Estimates
 Labor
Force
Emp.Unemp.Area
Rate
State
Rate
20066,7176,2774406.65.0
20076,5506,1723785.84.6
20086,4845,9894957.65.9
20096,4135,51290114.010.3
20105,8475,00784014.410.4
20115,6244,93369112.39.1
20125,4614,83662511.48.3
20135,4444,9065389.97.7
20145,2644,8753897.45.9
20155,2504,9343166.04.8
20165,3095,0222875.44.4
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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