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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 2016
 NumberPct. Chg. from 2000
Labor Force7,059-2.7%
Employed6,664-5.3%
Unemployed39579.5%
Rate5.686.7%
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
Labor Force Estimates
 Labor
Force
Emp.Unemp.Area
Rate
State
Rate
20067,0466,6933535.05.0
20076,9676,6013665.34.6
20086,9716,5354366.35.9
20096,8346,07076411.210.3
20107,0756,27280311.310.4
20116,9896,2996909.99.1
20126,9226,2576659.68.3
20136,9136,2936209.07.7
20146,9466,4634837.05.9
20156,9696,5654045.84.8
20167,0596,6643955.64.4
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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