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Vigo 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 Force49,877-2.3%
Employed44,865-8.5%
Unemployed5,012152.1%
Rate10.0156.4%
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
Labor Force Estimates
 Labor
Force
Emp.Unemp.Area
Rate
State
Rate
200251,23948,2502,9895.85.2
200350,12747,1193,0086.05.3
200450,38046,7663,6147.25.3
200549,80146,4783,3236.75.4
200650,25547,0923,1636.35.0
200750,47747,7842,6935.34.6
200850,62547,4013,2246.45.8
200951,07945,8805,19910.210.3
201050,98645,3315,65511.110.0
201150,19845,0725,12610.28.8
201249,87744,8655,01210.08.1
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics