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Washington County Labor Force Statistics
Not Seasonally Adjusted
1990 - Present
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Month

Year

   Labor
   Force

   Employed

  Unemployed

Unemployment
Rate
August 2017 70,203 67,685 2,518 3.6
July 2017 71,023 68,100 2,923 4.1
June 2017 70,364 67,753 2,611 3.7
May 2017 68,383 66,184 2,199 3.2
April 2017 68,020 65,619 2,401 3.5
March 2017 68,382 65,309 3,073 4.5
February 2017 68,376 65,117 3,259 4.8
January 2017 68,569 65,066 3,503 5.1
Annual Average 2016 69,124 65,803 3,321 4.8
December 2016 68,946 66,150 2,796 4.1
November 2016 69,114 66,296 2,818 4.1
October 2016 69,056 66,328 2,728 4.0
September 2016 69,099 66,173 2,926 4.2
August 2016 70,559 67,181 3,378 4.8
July 2016 70,849 67,374 3,475 4.9
June 2016 70,011 66,778 3,233 4.6
May 2016 68,513 65,252 3,261 4.8
April 2016 68,014 64,855 3,159 4.6
March 2016 68,199 64,286 3,913 5.7
February 2016 68,478 64,461 4,017 5.9
January 2016 68,649 64,506 4,143 6.0
Annual Average 2015 69,560 65,724 3,836 5.5
December 2015 69,280 65,985 3,295 4.8
November 2015 69,642 66,300 3,342 4.8
October 2015 69,403 66,285 3,118 4.5
September 2015 69,503 66,334 3,169 4.6
August 2015 71,038 67,374 3,664 5.2
July 2015 71,223 67,382 3,841 5.4
June 2015 70,550 66,808 3,742 5.3
May 2015 69,155 65,312 3,843 5.6
April 2015 68,469 64,786 3,683 5.4
March 2015 68,592 64,013 4,579 6.7
February 2015 68,787 64,033 4,754 6.9
January 2015 69,074 64,078 4,996 7.2
Annual Average 2014 69,790 64,845 4,945 7.1
December 2014 69,490 65,428 4,062 5.8
November 2014 69,691 65,532 4,159 6.0
October 2014 69,622 65,606 4,016 5.8
September 2014 69,909 65,611 4,298 6.1
August 2014 71,223 66,496 4,727 6.6
July 2014 71,343 66,431 4,912 6.9
June 2014 70,117 65,534 4,583 6.5
May 2014 68,952 64,060 4,892 7.1
April 2014 69,098 64,087 5,011 7.3
March 2014 69,140 63,226 5,914 8.6
February 2014 69,314 63,121 6,193 8.9
January 2014 69,574 63,002 6,572 9.4
Annual Average 2013 69,908 64,020 5,888 8.4
December 2013 69,894 64,206 5,688 8.1
November 2013 70,139 64,442 5,697 8.1
October 2013 69,787 64,383 5,404 7.7
September 2013 70,005 64,555 5,450 7.8
August 2013 71,294 65,291 6,003 8.4
July 2013 71,501 65,464 6,037 8.4
June 2013 70,273 64,722 5,551 7.9
May 2013 69,079 63,434 5,645 8.2
April 2013 68,941 63,326 5,615 8.1
March 2013 69,076 62,832 6,244 9.0
February 2013 69,315 62,833 6,482 9.4
January 2013 69,594 62,757 6,837 9.8
Annual Average 2012 70,119 63,484 6,635 9.5
December 2012 69,827 63,930 5,897 8.4
November 2012 70,117 64,010 6,107 8.7
October 2012 70,117 64,103 6,014 8.6
September 2012 70,294 64,345 5,949 8.5
August 2012 71,275 64,751 6,524 9.2
July 2012 71,495 64,800 6,695 9.4
June 2012 70,518 64,177 6,341 9.0
May 2012 69,363 62,894 6,469 9.3
April 2012 69,283 62,589 6,694 9.7
March 2012 69,566 62,200 7,366 10.6
February 2012 69,842 62,179 7,663 11.0
January 2012 69,729 61,833 7,896 11.3
Annual Average 2011 70,450 63,483 6,967 9.9
December 2011 70,180 63,262 6,918 9.9
November 2011 70,359 63,426 6,933 9.9
October 2011 69,967 63,320 6,647 9.5
September 2011 70,229 63,749 6,480 9.2
August 2011 71,413 64,551 6,862 9.6
July 2011 71,785 64,837 6,948 9.7
June 2011 70,963 64,422 6,541 9.2
May 2011 69,948 63,289 6,659 9.5
April 2011 69,784 63,027 6,757 9.7
March 2011 70,009 62,578 7,431 10.6
February 2011 70,260 62,650 7,610 10.8
January 2011 70,505 62,687 7,818 11.1
Annual Average 2010 71,520 64,458 7,062 9.9
December 2010 71,280 64,435 6,845 9.6
November 2010 71,578 64,828 6,750 9.4
October 2010 71,220 64,677 6,543 9.2
September 2010 71,577 65,014 6,563 9.2
August 2010 72,713 65,663 7,050 9.7
July 2010 73,063 65,876 7,187 9.8
June 2010 72,022 65,286 6,736 9.4
May 2010 71,033 64,070 6,963 9.8
April 2010 70,993 63,749 7,244 10.2
March 2010 70,641 63,164 7,477 10.6
February 2010 70,904 63,302 7,602 10.7
January 2010 71,207 63,427 7,780 10.9
Annual Average 2009 73,170 66,656 6,514 8.9
December 2009 72,748 66,285 6,463 8.9
November 2009 72,672 66,587 6,085 8.4
October 2009 72,581 66,646 5,935 8.2
September 2009 72,828 66,926 5,902 8.1
August 2009 74,318 67,891 6,427 8.6
July 2009 74,631 68,057 6,574 8.8
June 2009 73,705 67,509 6,196 8.4
May 2009 72,403 66,122 6,281 8.7
April 2009 72,556 65,840 6,716 9.3
March 2009 72,853 65,735 7,118 9.8
February 2009 73,220 66,003 7,217 9.9
January 2009 73,523 66,274 7,249 9.9
Annual Average 2008 74,032 69,157 4,875 6.6
December 2008 73,786 67,764 6,022 8.2
November 2008 73,815 68,329 5,486 7.4
October 2008 73,631 68,724 4,907 6.7
September 2008 73,935 69,171 4,764 6.4
August 2008 75,503 70,351 5,152 6.8
July 2008 75,733 70,685 5,048 6.7
June 2008 74,728 70,328 4,400 5.9
May 2008 73,430 69,092 4,338 5.9
April 2008 73,214 68,942 4,272 5.8
March 2008 73,255 68,582 4,673 6.4
February 2008 73,499 68,825 4,674 6.4
January 2008 73,857 69,091 4,766 6.5
Annual Average 2007 74,206 71,040 3,166 4.3
December 2007 73,737 70,289 3,448 4.7
November 2007 73,963 70,750 3,213 4.3
October 2007 73,825 70,917 2,908 3.9
September 2007 74,187 71,384 2,803 3.8
August 2007 75,667 72,507 3,160 4.2
July 2007 75,972 72,721 3,251 4.3
June 2007 74,997 72,243 2,754 3.7
May 2007 73,488 70,710 2,778 3.8
April 2007 73,214 70,391 2,823 3.9
March 2007 73,511 70,140 3,371 4.6
February 2007 73,807 70,161 3,646 4.9
January 2007 74,105 70,265 3,840 5.2
Annual Average 2006 74,096 71,077 3,019 4.1
December 2006 74,180 71,500 2,680 3.6
November 2006 74,161 71,528 2,633 3.6
October 2006 74,016 71,572 2,444 3.3
September 2006 74,382 71,817 2,565 3.4
August 2006 75,673 72,673 3,000 4.0
July 2006 75,848 72,687 3,161 4.2
June 2006 74,796 72,031 2,765 3.7
May 2006 73,211 70,446 2,765 3.8
April 2006 73,155 70,229 2,926 4.0
March 2006 73,057 69,589 3,468 4.7
February 2006 73,251 69,438 3,813 5.2
January 2006 73,422 69,416 4,006 5.5
Annual Average 2005 73,099 70,079 3,020 4.1
December 2005 73,430 70,515 2,915 4.0
November 2005 73,407 70,692 2,715 3.7
October 2005 73,170 70,678 2,492 3.4
September 2005 73,525 70,955 2,570 3.5
August 2005 74,957 71,931 3,026 4.0
July 2005 74,958 71,848 3,110 4.1
June 2005 73,823 71,026 2,797 3.8
May 2005 72,160 69,440 2,720 3.8
April 2005 71,811 69,049 2,762 3.8
March 2005 71,886 68,380 3,506 4.9
February 2005 72,020 68,297 3,723 5.2
January 2005 72,045 68,140 3,905 5.4
Annual Average 2004 71,912 68,896 3,016 4.2
December 2004 71,873 69,200 2,673 3.7
November 2004 71,995 69,446 2,549 3.5
October 2004 71,779 69,384 2,395 3.3
September 2004 72,054 69,586 2,468 3.4
August 2004 73,413 70,500 2,913 4.0
July 2004 73,665 70,640 3,025 4.1
June 2004 72,492 69,732 2,760 3.8
May 2004 70,991 68,223 2,768 3.9
April 2004 70,997 67,826 3,171 4.5
March 2004 71,015 67,355 3,660 5.2
February 2004 71,268 67,415 3,853 5.4
January 2004 71,391 67,440 3,951 5.5
Annual Average 2003 71,818 68,887 2,931 4.1
December 2003 71,403 68,637 2,766 3.9
November 2003 71,631 68,980 2,651 3.7
October 2003 71,629 69,134 2,495 3.5
September 2003 71,937 69,417 2,520 3.5
August 2003 73,302 70,492 2,810 3.8
July 2003 73,654 70,684 2,970 4.0
June 2003 72,731 70,009 2,722 3.7
May 2003 71,133 68,553 2,580 3.6
April 2003 70,980 68,110 2,870 4.0
March 2003 71,049 67,577 3,472 4.9
February 2003 71,138 67,549 3,589 5.0
January 2003 71,226 67,503 3,723 5.2
Annual Average 2002 70,664 67,840 2,824 4.0
December 2002 71,249 68,495 2,754 3.9
November 2002 71,304 68,587 2,717 3.8
October 2002 71,010 68,529 2,481 3.5
September 2002 71,132 68,588 2,544 3.6
August 2002 72,271 69,336 2,935 4.1
July 2002 72,353 69,283 3,070 4.2
June 2002 71,279 68,603 2,676 3.8
May 2002 69,675 67,116 2,559 3.7
April 2002 69,308 66,731 2,577 3.7
March 2002 69,358 66,351 3,007 4.3
February 2002 69,503 66,292 3,211 4.6
January 2002 69,527 66,168 3,359 4.8
Annual Average 2001 69,358 66,884 2,474 3.6
December 2001 69,453 67,127 2,326 3.3
November 2001 69,601 67,256 2,345 3.4
October 2001 69,484 67,276 2,208 3.2
September 2001 69,587 67,434 2,153 3.1
August 2001 70,683 68,166 2,517 3.6
July 2001 70,923 68,292 2,631 3.7
June 2001 69,983 67,624 2,359 3.4
May 2001 68,384 66,175 2,209 3.2
April 2001 68,177 65,994 2,183 3.2
March 2001 68,414 65,678 2,736 4.0
February 2001 68,787 65,788 2,999 4.4
January 2001 68,813 65,793 3,020 4.4
Annual Average 2000 69,117 66,828 2,289 3.3
December 2000 68,906 66,915 1,991 2.9
November 2000 69,154 67,089 2,065 3.0
October 2000 69,044 67,100 1,944 2.8
September 2000 69,147 67,183 1,964 2.8
August 2000 70,453 68,203 2,250 3.2
July 2000 70,803 68,468 2,335 3.3
June 2000 70,005 67,874 2,131 3.0
May 2000 68,539 66,422 2,117 3.1
April 2000 68,198 66,123 2,075 3.0
March 2000 68,273 65,650 2,623 3.8
February 2000 68,380 65,469 2,911 4.3
January 2000 68,511 65,444 3,067 4.5
Annual Average 1999 69,499 67,283 2,216 3.2
December 1999 70,071 68,032 2,039 2.9
November 1999 70,064 68,130 1,934 2.8
October 1999 69,767 67,831 1,936 2.8
September 1999 69,381 67,455 1,926 2.8
August 1999 70,236 68,116 2,120 3.0
July 1999 70,226 68,166 2,060 2.9
June 1999 69,518 67,677 1,841 2.6
May 1999 68,524 66,728 1,796 2.6
April 1999 68,567 66,653 1,914 2.8
March 1999 68,957 66,354 2,603 3.8
February 1999 69,267 66,185 3,082 4.4
January 1999 69,418 66,073 3,345 4.8
Annual Average 1998 67,794 65,510 2,284 3.4
December 1998 68,280 66,244 2,036 3.0
November 1998 68,364 66,391 1,973 2.9
October 1998 68,018 65,943 2,075 3.1
September 1998 67,677 65,788 1,889 2.8
August 1998 68,607 66,346 2,261 3.3
July 1998 68,578 66,424 2,154 3.1
June 1998 67,873 65,891 1,982 2.9
May 1998 66,728 64,830 1,898 2.8
April 1998 66,815 64,632 2,183 3.3
March 1998 67,224 64,529 2,695 4.0
February 1998 67,537 64,557 2,980 4.4
January 1998 67,827 64,547 3,280 4.8
Annual Average 1997 66,285 63,819 2,466 3.7
December 1997 67,067 64,786 2,281 3.4
November 1997 67,042 64,891 2,151 3.2
October 1997 66,665 64,553 2,112 3.2
September 1997 66,739 64,373 2,366 3.5
August 1997 67,282 64,860 2,422 3.6
July 1997 67,259 64,972 2,287 3.4
June 1997 66,426 64,300 2,126 3.2
May 1997 65,194 63,081 2,113 3.2
April 1997 65,256 62,890 2,366 3.6
March 1997 65,400 62,495 2,905 4.4
February 1997 65,424 62,338 3,086 4.7
January 1997 65,658 62,287 3,371 5.1
Annual Average 1996 63,812 61,322 2,490 3.9
December 1996 64,880 62,439 2,441 3.8
November 1996 64,752 62,510 2,242 3.5
October 1996 64,257 62,234 2,023 3.1
September 1996 63,540 61,612 1,928 3.0
August 1996 64,390 62,175 2,215 3.4
July 1996 64,566 62,237 2,329 3.6
June 1996 63,895 61,899 1,996 3.1
May 1996 63,029 60,765 2,264 3.6
April 1996 62,763 60,433 2,330 3.7
March 1996 63,137 60,036 3,101 4.9
February 1996 63,298 59,851 3,447 5.4
January 1996 63,236 59,669 3,567 5.6
Annual Average 1995 62,549 59,592 2,957 4.7
December 1995 62,635 60,122 2,513 4.0
November 1995 62,851 60,259 2,592 4.1
October 1995 62,366 59,937 2,429 3.9
September 1995 62,531 59,875 2,656 4.2
August 1995 63,321 60,462 2,859 4.5
July 1995 63,148 60,461 2,687 4.3
June 1995 62,530 59,921 2,609 4.2
May 1995 61,605 58,912 2,693 4.4
April 1995 61,813 58,943 2,870 4.6
March 1995 62,399 58,757 3,642 5.8
February 1995 62,765 58,757 4,008 6.4
January 1995 62,619 58,698 3,921 6.3
Annual Average 1994 61,637 58,507 3,130 5.1
December 1994 61,481 58,750 2,731 4.4
November 1994 61,813 58,929 2,884 4.7
October 1994 61,313 58,649 2,664 4.3
September 1994 61,141 58,575 2,566 4.2
August 1994 62,037 59,219 2,818 4.5
July 1994 62,260 59,403 2,857 4.6
June 1994 61,770 59,168 2,602 4.2
May 1994 60,834 58,112 2,722 4.5
April 1994 61,268 58,091 3,177 5.2
March 1994 61,571 57,668 3,903 6.3
February 1994 61,893 57,715 4,178 6.8
January 1994 62,256 57,801 4,455 7.2
Annual Average 1993 61,482 57,814 3,668 6.0
December 1993 61,642 58,146 3,496 5.7
November 1993 61,555 58,210 3,345 5.4
October 1993 61,325 58,016 3,309 5.4
September 1993 61,412 58,250 3,162 5.1
August 1993 62,079 58,767 3,312 5.3
July 1993 62,133 58,847 3,286 5.3
June 1993 61,730 58,243 3,487 5.6
May 1993 60,742 57,305 3,437 5.7
April 1993 61,047 57,162 3,885 6.4
March 1993 61,173 56,855 4,318 7.1
February 1993 61,379 56,962 4,417 7.2
January 1993 61,568 57,008 4,560 7.4
Annual Average 1992 60,735 56,697 4,038 6.6
December 1992 61,095 57,353 3,742 6.1
November 1992 61,394 57,541 3,853 6.3
October 1992 60,987 57,258 3,729 6.1
September 1992 60,710 56,958 3,752 6.2
August 1992 61,495 57,395 4,100 6.7
July 1992 61,502 57,570 3,932 6.4
June 1992 60,862 57,223 3,639 6.0
May 1992 59,849 56,271 3,578 6.0
April 1992 60,138 56,250 3,888 6.5
March 1992 60,169 55,499 4,670 7.8
February 1992 60,474 55,579 4,895 8.1
January 1992 60,141 55,463 4,678 7.8
Annual Average 1991 58,853 55,167 3,686 6.3
December 1991 59,136 55,160 3,976 6.7
November 1991 59,019 55,351 3,668 6.2
October 1991 58,351 55,077 3,274 5.6
September 1991 58,446 55,113 3,333 5.7
August 1991 59,155 55,617 3,538 6.0
July 1991 59,349 56,004 3,345 5.6
June 1991 59,072 55,729 3,343 5.7
May 1991 58,223 54,851 3,372 5.8
April 1991 58,526 54,936 3,590 6.1
March 1991 58,844 54,535 4,309 7.3
February 1991 58,963 54,692 4,271 7.2
January 1991 59,158 54,943 4,215 7.1
Annual Average 1990 59,060 56,328 2,732 4.6
December 1990 59,458 56,248 3,210 5.4
November 1990 59,562 56,502 3,060 5.1
October 1990 59,163 56,453 2,710 4.6
September 1990 58,971 56,446 2,525 4.3
August 1990 59,534 56,893 2,641 4.4
July 1990 59,462 56,943 2,519 4.2
June 1990 59,342 56,911 2,431 4.1
May 1990 58,513 56,032 2,481 4.2
April 1990 58,546 55,919 2,627 4.5
March 1990 58,057 55,715 2,342 4.0
February 1990 58,892 55,827 3,065 5.2
January 1990 59,221 56,048 3,173 5.4

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