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Civilian Labor Force, Employment & Unemployment by Place of Residence (LAUS) - Select Cities - 2014

 
Item Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept* Oct Avg
 
Annapolis
  Labor Force 22,464 22,473 22,593 22,556 22,726 22,815 22,897 22,714 22,569 22,569 22,638
    Employment 21,290 21,280 21,432 21,548 21,572 21,605 21,609 21,450 21,507 21,596 21,489
    Unemployment 1,174 1,193 1,161 1,008 1,154 1,210 1,288 1,264 1,062 973 1,149
      Rate 5.2 5.3 5.1 4.5 5.1 5.3 5.6 5.6 4.7 4.3 5.1
Bowie
  Labor Force 31,978 31,947 32,048 31,932 32,127 32,161 32,320 31,940 31,833 32,038 32,032
    Employment 30,403 30,423 30,471 30,454 30,549 30,395 30,486 30,155 30,286 30,558 30,418
    Unemployment 1,575 1,524 1,577 1,478 1,578 1,766 1,834 1,785 1,547 1,480 1,614
      Rate 4.9 4.8 4.9 4.6 4.9 5.5 5.7 5.6 4.9 4.6 5.0
College Park
  Labor Force 15,943 16,055 16,038 15,947 16,113 16,316 16,578 16,230 16,070 16,161 16,145
    Employment 15,001 15,011 15,034 15,026 15,073 14,997 15,042 14,879 14,943 15,078 15,008
    Unemployment 942 1,044 1,004 921 1,040 1,319 1,536 1,351 1,127 1,083 1,137
      Rate 5.9 6.5 6.3 5.8 6.5 8.1 9.3 8.3 7.0 6.7 7.0
Frederick
  Labor Force 35,407 35,144 35,255 35,047 35,275 35,529 35,710 35,393 35,159 35,238 35,315
    Employment 33,453 33,230 33,348 33,327 33,389 33,427 33,546 33,275 33,313 33,476 33,378
    Unemployment 1,954 1,914 1,907 1,720 1,886 2,102 2,164 2,118 1,846 1,762 1,937
      Rate 5.5 5.4 5.4 4.9 5.3 5.9 6.1 6.0 5.3 5.0 5.5
Gaithersburg
  Labor Force 34,344 34,090 34,212 34,098 34,287 34,482 34,624 34,360 34,220 34,314 34,304
    Employment 32,811 32,592 32,708 32,687 32,748 32,785 32,902 32,636 32,674 32,833 32,738
    Unemployment 1,533 1,498 1,504 1,411 1,539 1,697 1,722 1,724 1,546 1,481 1,566
      Rate 4.5 4.4 4.4 4.1 4.5 4.9 5.0 5.0 4.5 4.3 4.6
Hagerstown
  Labor Force 19,551 19,380 19,344 19,098 19,435 19,425 19,576 19,476 19,174 19,236 19,370
    Employment 17,826 17,634 17,727 17,684 17,928 17,861 17,904 17,727 17,710 17,878 17,788
    Unemployment 1,725 1,746 1,617 1,414 1,507 1,564 1,672 1,749 1,464 1,358 1,582
      Rate 8.8 9.0 8.4 7.4 7.8 8.1 8.5 9.0 7.6 7.1 8.2
Laurel
  Labor Force 16,316 16,334 16,348 16,285 16,361 16,367 16,441 16,290 16,205 16,314 16,326
    Employment 15,511 15,521 15,546 15,537 15,586 15,507 15,553 15,385 15,451 15,590 15,519
    Unemployment 805 813 802 748 775 860 888 905 754 724 807
      Rate 4.9 5.0 4.9 4.6 4.7 5.3 5.4 5.6 4.7 4.4 4.9
Rockville
  Labor Force 32,381 32,126 32,264 32,083 32,332 32,514 32,631 32,381 32,215 32,319 32,324
    Employment 30,954 30,747 30,856 30,837 30,894 30,929 31,039 30,789 30,824 30,974 30,884
    Unemployment 1,427 1,379 1,408 1,246 1,438 1,585 1,592 1,592 1,391 1,345 1,440
      Rate 4.4 4.3 4.4 3.9 4.4 4.9 4.9 4.9 4.3 4.2 4.5
Salisbury
  Labor Force 15,337 15,312 15,425 15,419 15,806 15,906 16,117 15,809 15,595 15,620 15,635
    Employment 13,877 13,890 14,040 14,179 14,523 14,501 14,680 14,437 14,491 14,447 14,307
    Unemployment 1,460 1,422 1,385 1,240 1,283 1,405 1,437 1,372 1,104 1,173 1,328
      Rate 9.5 9.3 9.0 8.0 8.1 8.8 8.9 8.7 7.1 7.5 8.5
 
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.
*revised

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