LABOR FORCE

Labor Force Statistics

Benton County In. Oct.
2018
 
 Rank in State   Monthly Change 09/18 to 10/18 Yearly Change
10/17 to 10/18
Annual Average 2018
Labor Force 4,707  89 1.4% 4.0% n/a
Employed 4,564  89 1.0% 3.7% n/a
Unemployed 143  89 14.4% 15.3% n/a
Unemployement Rate Oct.
2018
Rank of 92 Last Month’s Rate (09/18) Last Year’s Rate (10/17) Annual Average 2018
Benton County In 3.0  70  2.7 2.7 n/a
State 3.6 n/a 3.0 3.1 n/a
United States 3.5 n/a 3.6 3.9 n/a

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

Unemployment Statistics

LAUS – Benton, IN
July 2018
Aug. 2018
Sept.  2018
Oct. 2018
Labor Force
%Chg from Year Ago
4,754
7.17%
4,610
0.77%
4,642
3.87%
4,707
4.02%
Employed
%Chg from Year Ago
4,611
7.66%
4,459
1.27%
4,517
4.13%
4,564
3.7%
Unemployed
%Chg from Year Ago
143.0
-6.54%
151.0
-12.21%
125.0
-4.58%
143.0
15.32%
Rate
%Chg from Year Ago
3.0
-0.4%
3.3
-0.5%
2.7
-0.2%
3.0
0.3%

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

October 2018

National and State:
Area   Labor Force   Employed   Unemployed   2017 Rate  2018 Rate
U.S. 162,723,000 156,952,000 5,771,000 3.9 3.5
Indiana 3,404,398 3,283,527 120,871 3.1 3.6

West Central Indiana Region:

Area Labor Force   Employed   Unemployed  2017 Rate  2018 Rate
Benton 4,707 4,564 143 2.7 3.0
Carroll 10,550 10,217 333 2.9 3.2
Cass 17,919 17,281 638 3.3 3.6
Clinton 17,147 16,658 489 2.6 2.9
Fountain 7,997 7,682 315 3.4 3.9
Howard 39,867 38,411 1,456 3.2 3.7
Miami 15,719 15,111 608 3.5 3.9
Montgomery 18,078 17,452 626 2.7 3.5
Tippecanoe 100,822 97,460 3,342 2.8 3.3
Tipton 9,364 9,123 241 2.6 2.6
Warren 4,170 4,029 141 2.7 3.4
White 13,581 13,172 409 2.9 3.0
Total 259,921 251,180 8,741 2.9 3.4

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