LABOR FORCE
Labor Force Statistics
Benton County In. July
2019
 
Rank in State  Monthly Change 6/19 to 7/19 Yearly Change
7/18 to 7/19
Annual Average 2019
Labor Force 4,446  89 2.1% -4.4% n/a
Employed 4,286  89 2.0% -4.9% n/a
Unemployed 160  88 7.4% 11.1% n/a
Unemployment Rate July
2019
Rank of 92 Last Month’s Rate (6/19) Last Year’s Rate (7/18) Annual Average 2019
Benton County In 3.6  32  3.4 3.1 n/a
State 3.6 n/a  3.3 3.6 n/a
United States 4.0 n/a  3.8 4.1 n/a

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

Unemployment Statistics
LAUS – Benton, IN
Apr. 2019
May 2019
June  2019
July 2019
Labor Force
%Chg from Year Ago
4,431
-2.94%
4,458
-7.26%
4,353
-6.63%
4,446
-4.43%
Employed
%Chg from Year Ago
4,307
-2.97%
4,330
-7.22%
4,204
-6.47%
4,286
-4.92%
Unemployed
%Chg from Year Ago
124.0
-1.59%
128.0
-8.57%
149.0
-10.78%
160.0
11.11%
Rate
%Chg from Year Ago
2.8
0.0%
2.9
0.0%
3.4
-0.2%
3.6
0.5%

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

July 2019

National and State:
Area   Labor Force   Employed   Unemployed   2018 Rate  2019 Rate
U.S. 164,941,000 158,385,000 6,556,000 4.1 4.0
Indiana 3,419,895 3,297,672 122,223 3.6 3.6
West Central Indiana Region:
Area Labor Force   Employed   Unemployed  2018 Rate  2019 Rate
Benton 4,446 4,286 160 3.1 3.6
Carroll 9,865 9,544 321 3.2 3.3
Cass 18,024 17,391 633 3.6 3.5
Clinton 17,451 16,956 495 2.7 2.8
Fountain 8,131 7,836 295 3.4 3.6
Howard 38,024 36,553 1,471 3.7 3.9
Miami 16,076 15,424 652 3.7 4.1
Montgomery 19,104 18,440 664 3.2 3.5
Tippecanoe 92,619 89,476 3,143 3.4 3.4
Tipton 9,684 9,413 271 2.6 2.8
Warren 4,168 4,032 136 3.4 3.3
White 14,046 13,663 383 2.9 2.7
Total 251,638 243,014 8,624 3.2 3.4

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