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Lake 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 2020
 NumberPct. Chg. from 2000
Labor Force225,185-0.1%
Employed201,989-6.8%
Unemployed23,196173.8%
Rate10.3171.1%
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
Labor Force Estimates
 Labor
Force
Emp.Unemp.Area
Rate
State
Rate
2010 229,122205,07224,05010.510.1
2011 229,759208,26321,4969.48.9
2012 229,040208,48820,5529.08.2
2013 230,264209,79220,4728.97.5
2014 230,655212,52618,1297.95.9
2015 229,650214,09815,5526.84.8
2016 232,420217,90714,5136.24.4
2017 229,639218,05811,5815.03.5
2018 231,511220,26711,2444.93.4
2019 228,477217,43611,0414.83.2
2020 225,185201,98923,19610.37.1
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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