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La Porte 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 2017
 NumberPct. Chg. from 2000
Labor Force47,624-11.5%
Employed45,495-12.3%
Unemployed2,12911.2%
Rate4.525.0%
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
Labor Force Estimates
 Labor
Force
Emp.Unemp.Area
Rate
State
Rate
2007 52,57749,9152,6625.14.6
2008 52,70049,4173,2836.25.9
2009 52,58746,3506,23711.910.3
2010 51,33745,1596,17812.010.4
2011 50,45745,2195,23810.49.1
2012 49,69844,8504,8489.88.3
2013 48,93844,3794,5599.37.7
2014 48,84445,1163,7287.66.0
2015 48,52245,4773,0456.34.8
2016 48,62445,7672,8575.94.4
2017 47,62445,4952,1294.53.5
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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