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

 

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Civilian Labor Force, Employment, and Unemployment
By Place of Residence
October 2008
 
Area Civilian Labor Force Employment Unemployment Unemployment
Rate
Oct
2008
Sept
2008r
Oct
2007
Oct
2008
Sept
2008r
Oct
2007
Oct
2008
Sept
2008r
Oct
2007
Oct
2008
Sept
2008r
Oct
2007
       
Seasonally Adjusted
Maryland 3,001,667 3,002,538 2,987,408 2,852,638 2,865,395 2,879,405 149,029 137,143 108,003 5.0 4.6 3.6
United
States*
155,038,000 154,732,000 153,306,000 144,958,000 145,255,000 146,016,000 10,808,000 9,477,000 7,291,000 6.5 6.1 4.8
    
Not Seasonally Adjusted
     
Maryland 3,004,513 2,990,718 2,986,154 2,858,281 2,858,755 2,883,220 146,232 131,963 102,934 4.9  4.4 3.4 
            
Baltimore-
Towson MSA
1,410,019 1,399,948 1,402,143 1,337,485 1,334,692 1,351,455 72,534 65,256 50,688 5.1  4.7 3.6 
Baltimore
City
278,796 276,080 275,448 257,395 256,857 260,083 21,401 19,223 15,365 7.7  7.0 5.6 
Anne
Arundel
282,106 280,338 281,043 269,877 269,314 272,696 12,229 11,024 8,347 4.3  3.9 3.0 
Baltimore 433,000 430,090 430,396 410,956 410,098 415,248 22,044 19,992 15,148 5.1  4.6 3.5 
Carroll 95,650 94,919 95,346 91,769 91,577 92,727 3,881 3,342 2,619 4.1  3.5 2.7 
Harford 134,155 133,138 133,689 128,004 127,737 129,341 6,151 5,401 4,348 4.6  4.1 3.3 
Howard 160,088 159,368 160,161 154,443 154,121 156,056 5,645 5,247 4,105 3.5  3.3 2.6 
Queen
Anne's
26,224 26,018 26,058 25,041 24,989 25,303 1,183 1,029 755 4.5  4.0 2.9 
       
Washington-Arlington-
Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
Metro Division, MD
576,943 572,190 574,400 548,770 545,976 554,100 28,173 26,214 20,300 4.9  4.6 3.5 
Calvert 47,856 47,416 47,677 45,953 45,719 46,399 1,903 1,697 1,278 4.0  3.6 2.7 
Charles 75,884 75,244 75,558 72,710 72,340 73,417 3,174 2,904 2,141 4.2  3.9 2.8 
Prince
George's
453,203 449,529 451,165 430,107 427,917 434,284 23,096 21,612 16,881 5.1  4.8 3.7 
        
Bethesda-Frederick-
Gaithersburg
Metropolitan Division
637,929 635,197 636,261 614,316 613,776 619,094 23,613 21,421 17,167 3.7  3.4 2.7 
Frederick 123,910 123,253 123,140 118,815 118,710 119,739 5,095 4,543 3,401 4.1  3.7 2.8 
Montgomery 514,019 511,944 513,121 495,501 495,066 499,355 18,518 16,878 13,766 3.6  3.3 2.7 
     
Cumberland,
MD-WV MSA
49,349 48,857 48,645 46,696 46,440 46,534 2,653 2,417 2,111 5.4  4.9 4.3 
Allegany 35,664 35,341 35,200 33,545 33,396 33,586 2,119 1,945 1,614 5.9  5.5 4.6 
 
Hagerstown-
Martinsburg,
MD-WV MSA
122,163 121,708 120,299 115,232 115,654 115,436 6,931 6,054 4,863 5.7  5.0 4.0 
Washington 68,912 68,798 68,021 64,600 64,941 65,190 4,312 3,857 2,831 6.3  5.6 4.2 
    
Salisbury, MD MSA 64,215 65,030 62,928 60,214 61,618 60,456 4,001 3,412 2,472 6.2  5.2 3.9 
Somerset 11,349 11,549 11,157 10,561 10,807 10,603 788 742 554 6.9  6.4 5.0 
Wicomico 52,866 53,481 51,771 49,653 50,811 49,853 3,213 2,670 1,918 6.1  5.0 3.7 
    
Balance
of State
210,832 214,212 207,202 199,351 204,356 199,339 11,481 9,856 7,863 5.4  4.6 3.8 
Caroline 16,609 16,829 16,008 15,653 15,962 15,372 956 867 636 5.8  5.2 4.0 
Cecil 51,248 50,734 51,169 48,162 48,087 49,108 3,086 2,647 2,061 6.0  5.2 4.0 
Dorchester 17,114 17,266 16,737 15,965 16,213 15,830 1,149 1,053 907 6.7  6.1 5.4 
Garrett 16,818 16,959 16,333 16,071 16,278 15,746 747 681 587 4.4  4.0 3.6 
Kent 11,460 11,721 11,007 10,885 11,187 10,639 575 534 368 5.0  4.6 3.3 
St. Mary's 51,614 51,500 50,343 49,544 49,599 48,890 2,070 1,901 1,453 4.0  3.7 2.9 
Talbot 19,271 19,474 18,755 18,389 18,697 18,176 882 777 579 4.6  4.0 3.1 
Worcester 26,698 29,729 26,850 24,682 28,333 25,578 2,016 1,396 1,272 7.6  4.7 4.7 
   
United
States
155,012,000 154,509,000 153,516,000 145,543,000 145,310,000 146,743,000 9,469,000 9,199,000 6,773,000 6.1  6.0  4.4 
 

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.

 
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