Hoosiers by the Numbers

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Howard 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 Force38,176-8.0%
Employed36,396-9.3%
Unemployed1,78031.9%
Rate4.742.4%
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
Labor Force Estimates
 Labor
Force
Emp.Unemp.Area
Rate
State
Rate
200638,85736,2952,5626.65.0
200737,58835,5232,0655.54.6
200837,11234,2212,8917.85.9
200935,61230,3525,26014.810.3
201035,80631,3004,50612.610.4
201136,05132,2893,76210.49.1
201235,91632,6583,2589.18.3
201336,44033,4742,9668.17.7
201436,93334,6232,3106.35.9
201537,03835,1931,8455.04.8
201638,17636,3961,7804.74.4
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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