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Rush 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 Force8,886-6.6%
Employed8,206-11.5%
Unemployed680182.2%
Rate7.7208.0%
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
Labor Force Estimates
 Labor
Force
Emp.Unemp.Area
Rate
State
Rate
20029,5229,0924304.55.2
20039,2298,7754544.95.3
20049,2478,8014464.85.3
20059,5539,1114424.65.4
20069,5219,0954264.55.0
20079,5159,0804354.64.6
20089,2728,7065666.15.8
20099,1138,15396010.510.3
20109,0108,07993110.310.0
20119,0198,2327878.78.8
20128,8868,2066807.78.1
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics