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Newton 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 Force6,827-6.5%
Employed6,161-13.1%
Unemployed666220.2%
Rate9.8250.0%
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
Labor Force Estimates
 Labor
Force
Emp.Unemp.Area
Rate
State
Rate
20027,2146,8173975.55.2
20037,1286,7453835.45.3
20046,9926,6373555.15.3
20057,0716,6973745.35.4
20067,0486,7003484.95.0
20077,0176,6463715.34.6
20087,0036,5684356.25.8
20096,8506,07977111.310.3
20106,8456,11872710.610.0
20116,7906,1436479.58.8
20126,8276,1616669.88.1
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics