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Porter 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 Force82,4485.8%
Employed76,0610.4%
Unemployed6,387198.5%
Rate7.7185.2%
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
Labor Force Estimates
 Labor
Force
Emp.Unemp.Area
Rate
State
Rate
200279,48075,5243,9565.05.2
200379,42975,3854,0445.15.3
200479,33775,5173,8204.85.3
200580,97977,1873,7924.75.4
200682,84779,2593,5884.35.0
200783,65780,4283,2293.94.6
200884,75680,7374,0194.75.8
200984,40676,4647,9429.410.3
201081,74374,5457,1988.810.0
201182,27975,8336,4467.88.8
201282,44876,0616,3877.78.1
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics