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Civilian Labor Force, Employment & Unemployment by Place of Residence (LAUS) - Select Cities - 20131

 
Item Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec Avg
 
Annapolis
  Labor Force 22,689 22,612 22,593 22,559 22,753 22,952 22,908 22,618 22,671 22,558 22,600 22,370 22,657
    Employment 21,180 21,209 21,350 21,392 21,451 21,484 21,530 21,324 21,439 21,384 21,509 21,397 21,387
    Unemployment 1,509 1,403 1,243 1,167 1,302 1,468 1,378 1,294 1,232 1,174 1,091 973 1,270
      Rate 6.7 6.2 5.5 5.2 5.7 6.4 6.0 5.7 5.4 5.2 4.8 4.3 5.6
Bowie
  Labor Force 32,003 32,154 32,216 32,113 32,242 32,363 32,544 32,087 32,068 32,186 32,127 31,960 32,172
    Employment 30,082 30,283 30,433 30,428 30,403 30,381 30,697 30,298 30,366 30,264 30,505 30,498 30,387
    Unemployment 1,921 1,871 1,783 1,685 1,839 1,982 1,847 1,789 1,702 1,922 1,622 1,462 1,785
      Rate 6.0 5.8 5.5 5.2 5.7 6.1 5.7 5.6 5.3 6.0 5.0 4.6 5.5
College Park
  Labor Force 16,011 16,186 16,219 16,100 16,268 16,541 16,574 16,172 15,996 16,112 16,070 15,926 16,181
    Employment 14,843 14,942 15,016 15,013 15,001 14,990 15,146 14,949 14,983 14,932 15,051 15,048 14,993
    Unemployment 1,168 1,244 1,203 1,087 1,267 1,551 1,428 1,223 1,013 1,180 1,019 878 1,188
      Rate 7.3 7.7 7.4 6.8 7.8 9.4 8.6 7.6 6.3 7.3 6.3 5.5 7.3
Frederick
  Labor Force 35,820 35,592 35,597 35,554 35,712 36,123 36,367 35,781 35,650 35,330 35,247 35,040 35,651
    Employment 33,379 33,253 33,375 33,488 33,522 33,694 34,077 33,640 33,554 33,244 33,363 33,260 33,487
    Unemployment 2,441 2,339 2,222 2,066 2,190 2,429 2,290 2,141 2,096 2,086 1,884 1,780 2,164
      Rate 6.8 6.6 6.2 5.8 6.1 6.7 6.3 6.0 5.9 5.9 5.3 5.1 6.1
Gaithersburg
  Labor Force 34,719 34,573 34,554 34,535 34,746 35,088 35,283 34,751 34,615 34,312 34,252 34,014 34,621
    Employment 32,738 32,615 32,735 32,845 32,879 33,047 33,423 32,994 32,910 32,606 32,723 32,621 32,845
    Unemployment 1,981 1,958 1,819 1,690 1,867 2,041 1,860 1,757 1,705 1,706 1,529 1,393 1,776
      Rate 5.7 5.7 5.3 4.9 5.4 5.8 5.3 5.1 4.9 5.0 4.5 4.1 5.1
Hagerstown
  Labor Force 20,163 19,979 19,876 19,764 19,933 20,009 20,074 19,973 19,893 19,756 19,711 19,718 19,904
    Employment 18,015 17,943 18,043 17,976 18,163 18,167 18,232 18,149 18,109 18,020 18,042 18,037 18,075
    Unemployment 2,148 2,036 1,833 1,788 1,770 1,842 1,842 1,824 1,784 1,736 1,669 1,681 1,829
      Rate 10.7 10.2 9.2 9.0 8.9 9.2 9.2 9.1 9.0 8.8 8.5 8.5 9.2
Laurel
  Labor Force 16,307 16,369 16,427 16,447 16,456 16,546 16,655 16,380 16,389 16,368 16,400 16,323 16,423
    Employment 15,347 15,450 15,526 15,524 15,511 15,500 15,661 15,457 15,492 15,440 15,563 15,560 15,503
    Unemployment 960 919 901 923 945 1,046 994 923 897 928 837 763 920
      Rate 5.9 5.6 5.5 5.6 5.7 6.3 6.0 5.6 5.5 5.7 5.1 4.7 5.6
Rockville
  Labor Force 32,626 32,461 32,528 32,547 32,737 33,037 33,254 32,757 32,650 32,444 32,327 32,100 32,622
    Employment 30,885 30,768 30,881 30,986 31,017 31,176 31,531 31,126 31,047 30,760 30,870 30,774 30,985
    Unemployment 1,741 1,693 1,647 1,561 1,720 1,861 1,723 1,631 1,603 1,684 1,457 1,326 1,637
      Rate 5.3 5.2 5.1 4.8 5.3 5.6 5.2 5.0 4.9 5.2 4.5 4.1 5.0
Salisbury
  Labor Force 15,582 15,642 15,718 15,634 16,023 16,044 16,202 15,959 15,826 15,864 15,830 15,814 15,845
    Employment 13,905 14,051 14,222 14,275 14,634 14,554 14,807 14,647 14,540 14,502 14,394 14,404 14,411
    Unemployment 1,677 1,591 1,496 1,359 1,389 1,490 1,395 1,312 1,286 1,362 1,436 1,410 1,434
      Rate 10.8 10.2 9.5 8.7 8.7 9.3 8.6 8.2 8.1 8.6 9.1 8.9 9.1
 
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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