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Civilian Labor Force, Employment and Unemployment - Maryland Monthly Labor Review - August 2008

 

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Civilian Labor Force, Employment, and Unemployment
By Place of Residence
August 2008
 
Area Civilian Labor Force Employment Unemployment Unemployment
Rate
Aug
2008
July
2008r
Aug
2007
Aug
2008
July
2008r
Aug
2007
Aug
2008
July
2008r
Aug
2007
Aug
2008
July
2008r
Aug
2007
       
Seasonally Adjusted
Maryland 3,016,912  3,020,045  2,981,375 2,880,490  2,889,702  2,873,923  136,422  130,343  107,452  4.5 4.3 3.6
United States* 154,853,000  154,603,000  152,886,000 145,477,000  145,819,000  145,753,000  9,376,000  8,784,000  7,133,000  6.1 5.7 4.7
                          
Not Seasonally Adjusted
 
Maryland 3,039,056  3,082,050  2,985,054 2,903,131  2,942,047  2,879,201  135,925  140,003  105,853  4.5  4.5 3.5 
       
Baltimore-
Towson MSA
1,418,166  1,437,633  1,399,635 1,349,561  1,367,913  1,346,862  68,605  69,720  52,773  4.8  4.8 3.8 
    Baltimore
       City
280,647  283,663  275,635 259,719  263,251  259,199  20,928  20,412  16,436  7.5  7.2 6.0 
    Anne
       Arundel
283,907  288,061  280,552 272,314  276,017  271,769  11,593  12,044  8,783  4.1  4.2 3.1 
    Baltimore 434,994  440,947  428,852 414,666  420,305  413,837  20,328  20,642  15,015  4.7  4.7 3.5 
    Carroll 96,199  97,680  95,305 92,597  93,856  92,412  3,602  3,824  2,893  3.7  3.9 3.0 
    Harford 134,965  136,998  133,570 129,160  130,916  128,902  5,805  6,082  4,668  4.3  4.4 3.5 
    Howard 161,129  163,542  159,691 155,838  157,957  155,526  5,291  5,585  4,165  3.3  3.4 2.6 
    Queen
       Anne's
26,326  26,741  26,030 25,267  25,611  25,217  1,059  1,130  813  4.0  4.2 3.1 
        
Washington-
Arlington-
Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
Metropolitan Division, MD
583,024  590,621  571,258 556,917  563,056  550,472  26,107  27,565  20,786  4.5  4.7 3.6 
    Calvert 48,518  49,124  47,537 46,635  47,149  46,095  1,883  1,975  1,442  3.9  4.0 3.0 
    Charles 76,879  77,851  75,203 73,790  74,603  72,936  3,089  3,248  2,267  4.0  4.2 3.0 
    Prince
      George's
457,626  463,646  448,517 436,492  441,304  431,441  21,134  22,342  17,076  4.6  4.8 3.8 
     
Bethesda-
Frederick-
Gaithersburg
Metropolitan Division
645,664  655,964  633,996 624,488  633,153  616,867  21,176  22,811  17,129  3.3  3.5 2.7 
    Frederick 125,365  127,221  122,758 120,782  122,458  119,308  4,583  4,763  3,450  3.7  3.7 2.8 
   Montgomery 520,299  528,743  511,238 503,706  510,695  497,559  16,593  18,048  13,679  3.2  3.4 2.7 
     
Cumberland, 
MD-WV MSA
48,691  49,401  48,185 46,165  46,697  45,855  2,526  2,704  2,330  5.2  5.5 4.8 
    Allegany 35,299  35,692  34,851 33,263  33,632  33,060  2,036  2,060  1,791  5.8  5.8 5.1 
     
Hagerstown-
Martinsburg,
MD-WV MSA
122,741  124,438  120,526 116,499  118,055  115,297  6,242  6,383  5,229  5.1  5.1 4.3 
   Washington 69,621  70,109  68,184 65,614  66,447  64,999  4,007  3,662  3,185  5.8  5.2 4.7 
     
Salisbury, 
MD MSA
65,930  66,904  64,151 62,544  63,466  61,739  3,386  3,438  2,412  5.1  5.1 3.8 
    Somerset 11,727  11,926  11,413 10,970  11,131  10,828  757  795  585  6.5  6.7 5.1 
    Wicomico 54,203  54,978  52,738 51,574  52,335  50,911  2,629  2,643  1,827  4.9  4.8 3.5 
     
Balance of State 221,350  225,127  212,979 210,743  214,380  205,202  10,607  10,747  7,777  4.8  4.8 3.7 
    Caroline 17,181  17,615  15,964 16,300  16,709  15,314  881  906  650  5.1  5.1 4.1 
    Cecil 51,579  51,884  50,232 48,516  49,065  48,336  3,063  2,819  1,896  5.9  5.4 3.8 
    Dorchester 17,483  17,919  16,737 16,395  16,839  15,780  1,088  1,080  957  6.2  6.0 5.7 
    Garrett 17,698  17,984  16,842 16,947  17,156  16,189  751  828  653  4.2  4.6 3.9 
    Kent 11,983  12,330  11,086 11,429  11,751  10,711  554  579  375  4.6  4.7 3.4 
    St. Mary's 52,569  53,280  50,383 50,488  51,020  48,802  2,081  2,260  1,581  4.0  4.2 3.1 
    Talbot 20,151  20,633  19,124 19,363  19,811  18,528  788  822  596  3.9  4.0 3.1 
    Worcester 32,706  33,482  32,611 31,305  32,029  31,542  1,401  1,453  1,069  4.3  4.3 3.3 
   
United States 155,387,000  156,300,000  153,493,000 145,909,000  146,867,000  146,406,000  9,479,000  9,433,000  7,088,000  6.1  6.0    4.6 
 

r - revised

*Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

NOTE: Figures may not add due to rounding. These are estimates relating to the week of the 12th of each month. The count is of persons not jobs.

Data are not seasonally adjusted.

 
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