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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 22,410 22,494 22,536 22,390 22,592 22,786 22,810 22,597 22,632 22,799 22,607 22,588 22,604
    Employment 20,935 20,983 21,182 21,173 21,238 21,284 21,362 21,177 21,341 21,501 21,423 21,371 21,248
    Unemployment 1,475 1,511 1,354 1,217 1,354 1,502 1,448 1,420 1,291 1,298 1,184 1,217 1,356
      Rate 6.6 6.7 6.0 5.4 6.0 6.6 6.3 6.3 5.7 5.7 5.2 5.4 6.0
Bowie
  Labor Force 31,616 31,816 32,144 31,874 32,059 32,255 32,495 32,097 32,188 32,508 32,374 32,214 32,136
    Employment 29,844 30,043 30,382 30,223 30,249 30,261 30,500 30,154 30,394 30,676 30,592 30,419 30,311
    Unemployment 1,772 1,773 1,762 1,651 1,810 1,994 1,995 1,943 1,794 1,832 1,782 1,795 1,825
      Rate 5.6 5.6 5.5 5.2 5.6 6.2 6.1 6.1 5.6 5.6 5.5 5.6 5.7
College Park
  Labor Force 15,895 16,075 16,144 16,006 16,083 16,464 16,400 16,031 16,149 16,316 16,209 15,955 16,144
    Employment 14,725 14,823 14,991 14,912 14,925 14,931 15,049 14,878 14,996 15,136 15,094 15,009 14,956
    Unemployment 1,170 1,252 1,153 1,094 1,158 1,533 1,351 1,153 1,153 1,180 1,115 946 1,188
      Rate 7.4 7.8 7.1 6.8 7.2 9.3 8.2 7.2 7.1 7.2 6.9 5.9 7.4
Frederick
  Labor Force 35,381 35,403 35,574 35,297 35,570 36,027 36,321 35,709 35,734 35,886 35,683 35,665 35,687
    Employment 33,046 33,028 33,323 33,214 33,344 33,609 33,902 33,429 33,573 33,720 33,555 33,469 33,434
    Unemployment 2,335 2,375 2,251 2,083 2,226 2,418 2,419 2,280 2,161 2,166 2,128 2,196 2,253
      Rate 6.6 6.7 6.3 5.9 6.3 6.7 6.7 6.4 6.0 6.0 6.0 6.2 6.3
Gaithersburg
  Labor Force 34,365 34,363 34,494 34,237 34,450 34,887 35,180 34,686 34,698 34,923 34,702 34,633 34,634
    Employment 32,411 32,394 32,683 32,576 32,704 32,964 33,251 32,787 32,929 33,073 32,911 32,826 32,792
    Unemployment 1,954 1,969 1,811 1,661 1,746 1,923 1,929 1,899 1,769 1,850 1,791 1,807 1,842
      Rate 5.7 5.7 5.3 4.9 5.1 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.1 5.3 5.2 5.2 5.3
Hagerstown
  Labor Force 19,631 19,715 19,728 19,765 20,011 20,114 20,300 20,018 20,057 20,014 20,053 20,171 19,965
    Employment 17,579 17,641 17,809 17,934 18,032 18,062 18,231 18,005 18,064 18,083 18,198 18,146 17,982
    Unemployment 2,052 2,074 1,919 1,831 1,979 2,052 2,069 2,013 1,993 1,931 1,855 2,025 1,983
      Rate 10.5 10.5 9.7 9.3 9.9 10.2 10.2 10.1 9.9 9.6 9.3 10.0 9.9
Laurel
  Labor Force 16,252 16,394 16,510 16,389 16,419 16,476 16,636 16,397 16,498 16,608 16,546 16,470 16,466
    Employment 15,226 15,327 15,501 15,419 15,433 15,439 15,560 15,384 15,506 15,650 15,607 15,519 15,464
    Unemployment 1,026 1,067 1,009 970 986 1,037 1,076 1,013 992 958 939 951 1,002
      Rate 6.3 6.5 6.1 5.9 6.0 6.3 6.5 6.2 6.0 5.8 5.7 5.8 6.1
Rockville
  Labor Force 32,203 32,239 32,468 32,248 32,503 32,886 33,139 32,672 32,716 32,828 32,634 32,646 32,599
    Employment 30,576 30,560 30,832 30,732 30,852 31,097 31,369 30,931 31,064 31,200 31,048 30,968 30,936
    Unemployment 1,627 1,679 1,636 1,516 1,651 1,789 1,770 1,741 1,652 1,628 1,586 1,678 1,663
      Rate 5.1 5.2 5.0 4.7 5.1 5.4 5.3 5.3 5.0 5.0 4.9 5.1 5.1
Salisbury
  Labor Force 15,550 15,775 15,834 15,719 16,044 16,269 16,488 16,095 16,046 16,017 15,838 15,872 15,963
    Employment 13,891 14,156 14,320 14,317 14,608 14,731 14,964 14,635 14,619 14,520 14,313 14,285 14,447
    Unemployment 1,659 1,619 1,514 1,402 1,436 1,538 1,524 1,460 1,427 1,497 1,525 1,587 1,516
      Rate 10.7 10.3 9.6 8.9 9.0 9.5 9.2 9.1 8.9 9.3 9.6 10.0 9.5
 
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 2013 benchmark from the Current Population Survey.  Published April 2014

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