LABOR FORCE
Labor Force Statistics
Benton County In. August
2019
 
Rank in State  Monthly Change 7/19 to 8/19 Yearly Change
8/18 to 8/19
Annual Average 2019
Labor Force 4,328  89 -2.9% -3.1% n/a
Employed 4,195  89 -2.4% -3.0% n/a
Unemployed 133  89 -16.4% -6.3% n/a
Unemployment Rate August
2019
Rank of 92 Last Month’s Rate (6/19) Last Year’s Rate (7/18) Annual Average 2019
Benton County In 3.1  40  3.6 3.2 n/a
State 3.2 n/a  3.6 3.6 n/a
United States 3.8 n/a 4.0 3.9 n/a

source: STATS Indiana, using data from the Indiana Department of Workforce Development

Unemployment Statistics
LAUS – Benton, IN
May 2019
June 2019
July  2019
Aug. 2019
Labor Force
%Chg from Year Ago
4,458
-7.26%
4,353
-6.63%
4,455
-4.23%
4,328
-3.07%
Employed
%Chg from Year Ago
4,330
-7.22%
4,204
-6.47%
4,296
-4.70%
4,195
-2.96%
Unemployed
%Chg from Year Ago
128.0
-8.57%
149.0
-10.78%
159.0
10.42%
133.0
-6.34%
Rate
%Chg from Year Ago
2.9
0.0%
3.4
-0.2%
3.6
0.5%
3.1
-0.1%

NOTE: Not Seasonally Adjusted
Source: Ball State University – CBER

August 2019

National and State:
Area   Labor Force   Employed   Unemployed   2018 Rate  2019 Rate
U.S. 164,019,000 157,816,000 6,203,000 3.9 3.8
Indiana 3,398,091 3,288,977 109,114 3.6 3.2
West Central Indiana Region:
Area Labor Force   Employed   Unemployed  2018 Rate  2019 Rate
Benton 4,328 4,195 133 3.2 3.1
Carroll 9,711 9,422 289 3.4 3.0
Cass 17,871 17,313 558 3.7 3.1
Clinton 17,341 16,889 452 3.0 2.6
Fountain 8,038 7,771 267 3.7 3.3
Howard 38,071 36,758 1,313 3.8 3.4
Miami 15,994 15,431 563 3.9 3.5
Montgomery 18,868 18,276 592 3.3 3.1
Tippecanoe 92,539 89,592 2,947 3.5 3.2
Tipton 9,598 9,358 240 2.7 2.5
Warren 4,125 3,994 131 3.5 3.2
White 13,842 13,497 345 3.2 2.5
Total 250,326 242,496 7,830 3.4 3.1

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