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Civilian Labor Force, Employment & Unemployment by Place of Residence (LAUS) - Howard County

 

2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009

 
Howard County 2014
 
Month Labor Force Employment Unemployment Rate
 
January 174,725 167,198 7,527 4.3
February 174,462 167,121 7,341 4.2
March 175,738 168,312 7,426 4.2
April 176,039 169,223 6,816 3.9
May 177,168 169,414 7,754 4.4
June 178,392 169,670 8,722 4.9
July 178,902 169,701 9,201 5.1
August* 177,621 168,451 9,170 5.2
September 176,778 168,985 7,793 4.4
Average 176,647 168,675 7,972 4.5
 
*revised

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Howard County 20131
 
Month Labor Force Employment Unemployment Rate
 
January 175,378 166,330 9,048 5.2
February 175,405 166,559 8,846 5.0
March 176,389 167,669 8,720 4.9
April 176,297 167,997 8,300 4.7
May 177,509 168,459 9,050 5.1
June 178,641 168,722 9,919 5.6
July 178,506 169,080 9,426 5.3
August 176,455 167,465 8,990 5.1
September 176,811 168,366 8,445 4.8
October 176,876 167,934 8,942 5.1
November 176,686 168,917 7,769 4.4
December 174,982 168,041 6,941 4.0
Average 176,662 167,962 8,700 4.9
 
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Howard County 20121
 
Month Labor Force Employment Unemployment Rate
 
January 173,037 164,409 8,628 5.0
February 173,547 164,783 8,764 5.0
March 174,962 166,349 8,613 4.9
April 174,469 166,279 8,190 4.7
May 175,623 166,788 8,835 5.0
June 176,959 167,152 9,807 5.5
July 177,332 167,762 9,570 5.4
August 175,694 166,310 9,384 5.3
September 176,232 167,597 8,635 4.9
October 177,548 168,852 8,696 4.9
November 176,544 168,242 8,302 4.7
December 176,081 167,835 8,246 4.7
Average 175,669 166,863 8,806 5.0
 
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Howard County 20111
 
Month Labor Force Employment Unemployment Rate
 
January 168,194 159,304 8,890 5.3
February 168,154 159,358 8,796 5.2
March 169,776 161,077 8,699 5.1
April 169,975 161,454 8,521 5.0
May 170,998 161,829 9,169 5.4
June 171,553 161,747 9,806 5.7
July 172,417 162,661 9,756 5.7
August 171,581 161,901 9,680 5.6
September 171,596 162,300 9,296 5.4
October 172,607 163,671 8,936 5.2
November 172,447 164,081 8,366 4.9
December 172,067 163,816 8,251 4.8
Average 170,947 161,933 9,014 5.3
 
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Howard County 20101
  
Month Labor Force Employment Unemployment Rate
   
January 163,899 154,034 9,865 6.0
February 163,084 153,430 9,654 5.9
March 165,211 155,695 9,516 5.8
April 166,342 157,296 9,046 5.4
May 166,624 157,427 9,197 5.5
June 167,628 157,926 9,702 5.8
July 168,818 158,754 10,064 6.0
August 167,745 158,091 9,654 5.8
September 167,291 157,955 9,336 5.6
October 167,759 158,673 9,086 5.4
November 167,705 158,506 9,199 5.5
December 166,924 158,306 8,618 5.2
Average 166,585 157,174 9,411 5.6
 
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Howard County 20091
 
Month Labor Force Employment Unemployment Rate
 
January 162,809 155,285 7,524 4.6
February 162,795 154,374 8,421 5.2
March 163,156 154,891 8,265 5.1
April 163,577 155,510 8,067 4.9
May 164,199 155,150 9,049 5.5
June 165,694 155,794 9,900 6.0
July 166,244 156,525 9,719 5.8
August 164,008 154,622 9,386 5.7
September 163,466 154,123 9,343 5.7
October 164,012 154,532 9,480 5.8
November 163,810 154,682 9,128 5.6
December 162,509 153,606 8,903 5.5
Average 163,857 154,925 8,932 5.5
 
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NOTE: These data are not seasonally adjusted. They are estimates relating to the week of the 12th of the month. The count is of persons by place of residence.
1Estimates are revised to the 2013 benchmark. Published April 2014

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