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De Kalb 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 2012
 NumberPct. Chg. from 2000
Labor Force19,592-10.2%
Employed17,851-15.8%
Unemployed1,741176.8%
Rate8.9206.9%
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
Labor Force Estimates
 Labor
Force
Emp.Unemp.Area
Rate
State
Rate
200221,76920,5931,1765.45.2
200321,92620,6791,2475.75.3
200421,80020,5931,2075.55.3
200521,87120,5211,3506.25.4
200621,50020,2081,2926.05.0
200720,84519,6951,1505.54.6
200820,70819,2151,4937.25.8
200920,40517,5992,80613.810.3
201020,00617,6352,37111.910.0
201120,02818,0781,9509.78.8
201219,59217,8511,7418.98.1
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics