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Civilian Labor Force, Employment and Unemployment - Maryland Monthly Labor Review - December 2008

 

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Civilian Labor Force, Employment, and Unemployment
By Place of Residence
December 2008
 
Area Civilian Labor Force Employment Unemployment Unemployment
Rate
Dec
2008
Nov
2008r
Dec
2007
Dec
2008
Nov
2008r
Dec
2007
Dec
2008
Nov
2008r
Dec
2007
Dec
2008
Nov
2008r
Dec
2007
       
Seasonally Adjusted
Maryland 2,995,623 2,994,394 2,991,526 2,820,891 2,836,976 2,884,670 174,732 157,418 106,856 5.8  5.3 3.6
United States* 154,447,000 154,620,000 153,836,000 143,338,000 144,144,000 146,294,000 11,108,000 10,476,000 7,541,000 7.2  6.8 4.9
    
Not Seasonally Adjusted
   
Maryland 2,977,457 2,986,546 2,973,910 2,812,131 2,833,146 2,870,819 165,326 153,400 103,091 5.6  5.1 3.5 
   
Baltimore-
Towson
MSA
1,395,680 1,401,394 1,396,157 1,314,232 1,325,814 1,346,200 81,448 75,580 49,957 5.8  5.4 3.6 
Baltimore
City
276,536 277,208 274,231 252,920 255,149 259,072 23,616 22,059 15,159 8.5  8.0 5.5 
Anne
Arundel
278,637 280,066 279,817 265,185 267,522 271,636 13,452 12,544 8,181 4.8  4.5 2.9 
Baltimore 428,746 430,380 428,620 403,811 407,370 413,633 24,935 23,010 14,987 5.8  5.3 3.5 
Carroll 94,901 95,270 95,082 90,173 90,968 92,367 4,728 4,302 2,715 5.0  4.5 2.9 
Harford 133,078 133,520 133,176 125,779 126,887 128,838 7,299 6,633 4,338 5.5  5.0 3.3 
Howard 157,741 158,831 159,236 151,758 153,095 155,449 5,983 5,736 3,787 3.8  3.6 2.4 
Queen Anne's 26,042 26,119 25,994 24,606 24,823 25,204 1,436 1,296 790 5.5  5.0 3.0 
   
Washington-
Arlington-
Alexandria,
DC-VA-
MD-WV Metro 
Division, MD
572,251 573,821 571,918 541,240 544,448 552,007 31,011 29,373 19,911 5.4  5.1 3.5 
Calvert 47,462 47,563 47,505 45,322 45,591 46,224 2,140 1,972 1,281 4.5  4.1 2.7 
Charles 75,254 75,411 75,277 71,713 72,138 73,139 3,541 3,273 2,138 4.7  4.3 2.8 
Prince
George's
449,535 450,847 449,136 424,205 426,719 432,644 25,330 24,128 16,492 5.6  5.4 3.7 
    
Bethesda-
Frederick-
Gaithersburg
Metropolitan
Division
632,905 633,628 632,543 607,359 609,423 616,311 25,546 24,205 16,232 4.0  3.8 2.6 
Frederick 123,363 123,120 122,623 117,469 117,868 119,201 5,894 5,252 3,422 4.8  4.3 2.8 
Montgomery 509,542 510,508 509,920 489,890 491,555 497,110 19,652 18,953 12,810 3.9  3.7 2.5 
    
Cumberland, 
MD-WV MSA
48,764 49,364 48,795 45,609 46,580 46,385 3,155 2,784 2,410 6.5  5.6 4.9 
Allegany 35,347 35,758 35,257 32,877 33,523 33,476 2,470 2,235 1,781 7.0  6.3 5.1 
 
Hagerstown-
Washington
MD-WV MSA
121,605 122,001 120,641 113,535 114,595 115,438 8,070 7,406 5,203 6.6  6.1 4.3 
Washington 69,080 69,022 68,117 63,989 64,425 65,181 5,091 4,597 2,936 7.4  6.7 4.3 
    
Salisbury,
MD MSA
64,118 64,356 63,211 59,325 59,912 60,401 4,793 4,444 2,810 7.5  6.9 4.4 
Somerset 11,266 11,352 11,176 10,405 10,508 10,594 861 844 582 7.6  7.4 5.2 
Wicomico 52,852 53,004 52,035 48,920 49,404 49,807 3,932 3,600 2,228 7.4  6.8 4.3 
     
Balance
of State
208,078 208,567 206,706 193,110 195,602 197,243 14,968 12,965 9,463 7.2  6.2 4.6 
Caroline 16,345 16,503 16,046 15,156 15,453 15,350 1,189 1,050 696 7.3  6.4 4.3 
Cecil 51,125 50,896 51,388 47,569 47,849 49,229 3,556 3,047 2,159 7.0  6.0 4.2 
Dorchester 16,864 17,001 16,765 15,324 15,620 15,699 1,540 1,381 1,066 9.1  8.1 6.4 
Garrett 16,932 16,662 16,760 15,669 15,740 15,922 1,263 922 838 7.5  5.5 5.0 
Kent 11,199 11,294 11,057 10,552 10,719 10,691 647 575 366 5.8  5.1 3.3 
St. Mary's 50,941 51,173 50,208 48,726 49,046 48,812 2,215 2,127 1,396 4.3  4.2 2.8 
Talbot 18,884 18,966 18,688 17,786 18,015 18,018 1,098 951 670 5.8  5.0 3.6 
Worcester 25,788 26,072 25,794 22,328 23,160 23,522 3,460 2,912 2,272 13.4  11.2 8.8 
    
United
States
154,349,000 154,624,000 153,705,000 143,350,000 144,609,000 146,334,000 10,999,000 10,015,000 7,371,000 7.1  6.5     4.8 
 

r - revised

*Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

NOTE: Figures may not add due to rounding. These are estimates relating to the week of the 12th of each month. The count is of persons not jobs.

 
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