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Porter 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 2020
 NumberPct. Chg. from 2000
Labor Force83,9878.5%
Employed77,2202.7%
Unemployed6,767207.0%
Rate8.1189.3%
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics
Labor Force Estimates
 Labor
Force
Emp.Unemp.Area
Rate
State
Rate
2010 81,65874,1167,5429.210.1
2011 82,49775,8926,6058.08.9
2012 82,46576,2826,1837.58.2
2013 83,31777,4185,8997.17.5
2014 84,07778,8815,1966.25.9
2015 84,68980,1744,5155.34.8
2016 86,35781,9904,3675.14.4
2017 85,80782,3673,4404.03.5
2018 87,27283,9983,2743.83.4
2019 86,28883,1163,1723.73.2
2020 83,98777,2206,7678.17.1
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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