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Civilian Labor Force, Employment & Unemployment by Place of Residence (LAUS) - Select Cities - 20121

 
Item Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec Avg
 
Annapolis
  Labor Force 22,721 22,802 22,856 22,706 22,960 23,122 23,184 22,971 22,982 23,266 23,034 23,033 22,970
    Employment 21,244 21,281 21,494 21,480 21,598 21,613 21,723 21,543 21,688 21,966 21,850 21,817 21,608
    Unemployment 1,477 1,521 1,362 1,226 1,362 1,509 1,461 1,428 1,294 1,300 1,184 1,216 1,362
      Rate 6.5 6.7 6.0 5.4 5.9 6.5 6.3 6.2 5.6 5.6 5.1 5.3 5.9
Bowie
  Labor Force 31,310 31,486 31,814 31,595 31,752 31,989 32,203 31,835 31,885 32,134 31,947 31,881 31,819
    Employment 29,622 29,798 30,145 30,026 30,039 30,096 30,307 29,989 30,183 30,404 30,265 30,192 30,089
    Unemployment 1,688 1,688 1,669 1,569 1,713 1,893 1,896 1,846 1,702 1,730 1,682 1,689 1,730
      Rate 5.4 5.4 5.2 5.0 5.4 5.9 5.9 5.8 5.3 5.4 5.3 5.3 5.4
College Park
  Labor Force 15,709 15,880 15,949 15,833 15,896 16,298 16,227 15,870 15,964 16,095 15,964 15,760 15,953
    Employment 14,557 14,643 14,814 14,755 14,762 14,790 14,894 14,737 14,833 14,941 14,873 14,837 14,786
    Unemployment 1,152 1,237 1,135 1,078 1,134 1,508 1,333 1,133 1,131 1,154 1,091 923 1,167
      Rate 7.3 7.8 7.1 6.8 7.1 9.3 8.2 7.1 7.1 7.2 6.8 5.9 7.3
Frederick
  Labor Force 35,700 35,699 35,869 35,602 35,879 36,340 36,686 36,080 36,074 36,244 36,070 36,021 36,022
    Employment 33,376 33,334 33,636 33,533 33,674 33,950 34,285 33,810 33,927 34,100 33,963 33,847 33,786
    Unemployment 2,324 2,365 2,233 2,069 2,205 2,390 2,401 2,270 2,147 2,144 2,107 2,174 2,236
      Rate 6.5 6.6 6.2 5.8 6.1 6.6 6.5 6.3 6.0 5.9 5.8 6.0 6.2
Gaithersburg
  Labor Force 33,836 33,814 33,941 33,694 33,910 34,345 34,678 34,187 34,165 34,402 34,220 34,122 34,110
    Employment 31,926 31,886 32,175 32,076 32,212 32,476 32,796 32,342 32,453 32,619 32,488 32,376 32,319
    Unemployment 1,910 1,928 1,766 1,618 1,698 1,869 1,882 1,845 1,712 1,783 1,732 1,746 1,791
      Rate 5.6 5.7 5.2 4.8 5.0 5.4 5.4 5.4 5.0 5.2 5.1 5.1 5.3
Hagerstown
  Labor Force 19,415 19,480 19,484 19,465 19,725 19,808 20,014 19,764 19,790 19,812 19,772 19,857 19,699
    Employment 17,370 17,417 17,593 17,665 17,786 17,809 17,992 17,798 17,848 17,928 17,964 17,877 17,754
    Unemployment 2,045 2,063 1,891 1,800 1,939 1,999 2,022 1,966 1,942 1,884 1,808 1,980 1,945
      Rate 10.5 10.6 9.7 9.2 9.8 10.1 10.1 9.9 9.8 9.5 9.1 10.0 9.9
Laurel
  Labor Force 16,199 16,324 16,446 16,350 16,372 16,453 16,599 16,379 16,455 16,535 16,444 16,417 16,415
    Employment 15,233 15,324 15,502 15,441 15,448 15,477 15,586 15,422 15,522 15,636 15,564 15,527 15,474
    Unemployment 966 1,000 944 909 924 976 1,013 957 933 899 880 890 941
      Rate 6.0 6.1 5.7 5.6 5.6 5.9 6.1 5.8 5.7 5.4 5.4 5.4 5.7
Rockville
  Labor Force 32,146 32,161 32,387 32,172 32,432 32,821 33,115 32,644 32,657 32,789 32,624 32,605 32,546
    Employment 30,536 30,498 30,774 30,679 30,809 31,062 31,368 30,933 31,040 31,199 31,073 30,966 30,911
    Unemployment 1,610 1,663 1,613 1,493 1,623 1,759 1,747 1,711 1,617 1,590 1,551 1,639 1,635
      Rate 5.0 5.2 5.0 4.6 5.0 5.4 5.3 5.2 5.0 4.8 4.8 5.0 5.0
Salisbury
  Labor Force 15,352 15,546 15,605 15,462 15,841 16,065 16,235 15,912 15,811 15,717 15,704 15,821 15,756
    Employment 13,716 13,944 14,115 14,084 14,436 14,563 14,750 14,497 14,443 14,285 14,235 14,293 14,280
    Unemployment 1,636 1,602 1,490 1,378 1,405 1,502 1,485 1,415 1,368 1,432 1,469 1,528 1,476
      Rate 10.7 10.3 9.5 8.9 8.9 9.3 9.1 8.9 8.7 9.1 9.4 9.7 9.4
 
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.
1 Estimates are revised to the 2012 benchmark from the Current Population Survey.  Published April 2013

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