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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 2016
 NumberPct. Chg. from 2000
Labor Force85,96411.0%
Employed81,5478.5%
Unemployed4,41794.4%
Rate5.175.9%
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
Labor Force Estimates
 Labor
Force
Emp.Unemp.Area
Rate
State
Rate
200682,83779,1863,6514.45.0
200783,07679,8933,1833.84.6
200884,36980,3334,0364.85.9
200984,21176,3437,8689.310.3
201081,60173,8707,7319.510.4
201182,28075,5586,7228.29.1
201282,36976,1036,2667.68.3
201383,21977,2156,0047.27.7
201484,01878,8225,1966.25.9
201584,80180,2584,5435.44.8
201685,96481,5474,4175.14.4
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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