Hoosiers by the Numbers

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Howard County, IN

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Labor Force

An area's labor force provides insight on the availability factor and is residence-based—that is, the people are working or seeking work and reside in the particular county or region.

Annual Labor Force Estimates in 2021
 NumberPct. Chg. from 2000
Labor Force34,727-16.3%
Employed32,591-18.8%
Unemployed2,13662.7%
Rate6.293.7%
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
Labor Force Estimates
 Labor
Force
Emp.Unemp.Area
Rate
State
Rate
2011 35,79231,4024,39012.310.1
2012 35,94132,7293,2128.98.2
2013 36,46733,5552,9128.07.5
2014 36,95034,6402,3106.35.9
2015 36,98235,1481,8345.04.8
2016 38,11436,3651,7494.64.4
2017 37,97336,5371,4363.83.5
2018 37,46835,9521,5164.03.4
2019 36,59635,1321,4644.03.3
2020 37,14033,0654,07511.07.2
2021 34,72732,5912,1366.23.6
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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