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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 2014
 NumberPct. Chg. from 2000
Labor Force6,915-4.7%
Employed6,429-8.6%
Unemployed486120.9%
Rate7.0133.3%
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
Labor Force Estimates
 Labor
Force
Emp.Unemp.Area
Rate
State
Rate
20046,9976,6383595.15.4
20057,0836,7003835.45.5
20067,0466,6933535.05.0
20076,9676,6013665.34.6
20086,9716,5354366.35.9
20096,8346,07076411.210.3
20107,0736,27080311.410.4
20116,9886,3006889.89.1
20126,9166,2586589.58.3
20136,9106,2946168.97.7
20146,9156,4294867.06.0
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics