Georgia Labor Force Estimates by mmo13137

VIEWS: 43 PAGES: 9

									                                                     Georgia Labor Force Estimates
                                                   Place of Residence - Persons 16 Years and Older
                                                                                                                                   C hange F rom
                               Employment                      Preliminary              Revised              Revised         Revised             Revised
         Area                    Status                          APR 2009              MAR 2009             APR 2008        MAR 2009            APR 2008


     Georgia                Civilian labor force                4,791,411             4,783,304           4,838,992             8,107            -47,581
 (Seasonally adjusted)      Employed                            4,344,851             4,344,320           4,559,925               531           -215,074
                            Unemployed                            446,560               438,984             279,067             7,576            167,493
                            Rate                                      9.3                    9.2                5.8

     Georgia                Civilian labor force                4,769,144             4,775,642           4,836,836            -6,498            -67,692
(Not seasonally adjusted)   Employed                            4,336,501             4,340,130           4,592,706            -3,629           -256,205
                            Unemployed                            432,643               435,512             244,130            -2,869            188,513
                            Rate                                      9.1                    9.1                5.0

                            Civilian labor force                    75,239               74,760               75,587              479                -348
  Albany MSA                Employed                                68,825               68,675               71,731              150              -2,906
                            Unemployed                               6,414                6,085                3,856              329               2,558
                            Rate                                       8.5                   8.1                 5.1

 Athens-Clarke              Civilian labor force                  108,514               107,620              108,468              894                  46
                            Employed                              101,155               100,359              104,275              796              -3,120
  County MSA
                            Unemployed                              7,359                 7,261                4,193               98               3,166
                            Rate                                      6.8                   6.7                  3.9

                            Civilian labor force                2,671,776             2,675,462           2,747,888            -3,686             -76,112
  Atlanta MSA               Employed                            2,427,623             2,433,185           2,610,195            -5,562           -182,572
                            Unemployed                            244,153               242,277             137,693             1,876            106,460
                            Rate                                      9.1                    9.1                5.0

Augusta-Richmond            Civilian labor force                  259,761               258,994              258,836              767                 925
                            Employed                              237,707               236,103              245,912            1,604              -8,205
   County MSA
                            Unemployed                             22,054                22,891               12,924             -837               9,130
                            Rate                                      8.5                    8.8                  5.0

                            Civilian labor force                    54,455               54,310               54,296              145                 159
Brunswick MSA               Employed                                50,038               49,944               52,036               94              -1,998
                            Unemployed                               4,417                4,366                2,260               51               2,157
                            Rate                                       8.1                   8.0                 4.2

                            Civilian labor force                  128,312               128,432              128,776             -120                -464
Columbus MSA                Employed                              117,616               117,822              122,467             -206              -4,851
                            Unemployed                             10,696                10,610                6,309               86               4,387
                            Rate                                      8.3                   8.3                  4.9

                            Civilian labor force                    64,221               65,839               66,437           -1,618              -2,216
   Dalton MSA               Employed                                56,018               56,867               62,622             -849              -6,604
                            Unemployed                               8,203                8,972                3,815             -769               4,388
                            Rate                                      12.8                 13.6                  5.7

                            Civilian labor force                    90,806               91,590               92,497             -784              -1,691
Gainesville MSA             Employed                                82,981               83,678               88,652             -697              -5,671
                            Unemployed                               7,825                7,912                3,845              -87               3,980
                            Rate                                       8.6                   8.6                 4.2


☛Note: MSA data are not seasonally adjusted. Employment includes nonagricultural wage and salary employment, self-employment, unpaid family and private
household workers and agricultural workers. Persons in labor disputes are counted as employed. The use of unrounded data does not imply that the numbers
are exact.

Albany MSA: Baker, Dougherty, Lee, Terrell, and Worth counties.
Athens - Clarke County MSA: Clarke, Madison, Oconee, and Oglethorpe counties.
Atlanta MSA: Barrow, Bartow, Butts, Carroll, Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, Coweta, Dawson, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Forsyth, Fulton, Gwinnett, Haralson,
 Heard, Henry, Jasper, Lamar, Meriwether, Newton, Paulding, Pickens, Pike, Rockdale, Spalding, and Walton counties.
Augusta - Richmond County MSA: Burke, Columbia, McDuffie, and Richmond counties in Georgia and Aiken and Edgefield counties in South Carolina.
Brunswick MSA: Brantley, Glynn, and McIntosh counties.
Columbus MSA: Chattahoochee, Harris, Marion, and Muscogee counties in Georgia and Russell County in Alabama.
Dalton MSA: Murray and Whitfield counties.
Gainesville MSA: Hall County.
Hinesville - Fort Stewart MSA: Liberty and Long counties.
Macon MSA: Bibb, Crawford, Jones, Monroe, and Twiggs counties.
Rome MSA: Floyd County.
Savannah MSA: Bryan, Chatham, and Effingham counties.
Valdosta MSA: Brooks, Echols, Lanier, and Lowndes counties.
Warner Robins MSA: Houston County.
                                              Source: Georgia Department of Labor, Workforce Information & Analysis


                                 Georgia Department of Labor                      Michael L. Thurmond, Commissioner
                 Equal Opportunity Employer/Program • Auxiliary Aids and Services Available Upon Request to Individuals With Disabilities
                                                      Georgia Labor Force Estimates
                                                    Place of Residence - Persons 16 Years and Older

                                                                                                                                   C hange F rom
                               Employment                       Preliminary             Revised              Revised         Revised             Revised
         Area                    Status                           APR 2009             MAR 2009             APR 2008        MAR 2009            APR 2008

                            Civilian labor force                    31,455               31,570               31,266             -115                 189
 Hinesville-Ft.             Employed                                29,167               29,232               29,822              -65                -655
 Stewart MSA                Unemployed                               2,288                2,338                1,444              -50                 844
                            Rate                                       7.3                   7.4                 4.6

                            Civilian labor force                   112,369              112,090              114,658              279              -2,289
  Macon MSA                 Employed                               102,566              102,480              108,779               86              -6,213
                            Unemployed                               9,803                9,610                5,879              193               3,924
                            Rate                                       8.7                  8.6                  5.1

                            Civilian labor force                    48,755               48,741               49,647               14                -892
  Rome MSA                  Employed                                43,739               43,707               47,051               32              -3,312
                            Unemployed                               5,016                5,034                2,596              -18               2,420
                            Rate                                      10.3                 10.3                  5.2

                            Civilian labor force                   177,763              177,923              179,854             -160              -2,091
Savannah MSA                Employed                               164,145              164,657              171,784             -512              -7,639
                            Unemployed                              13,618               13,266                8,070              352               5,548
                            Rate                                       7.7                  7.5                  4.5

                            Civilian labor force                    69,372               69,044               69,182              328                 190
 Valdosta MSA               Employed                                64,322               63,984               66,267              338              -1,945
                            Unemployed                               5,050                5,060                2,915              -10               2,135
                            Rate                                       7.3                   7.3                 4.2

                            Civilian labor force                    67,795               67,806               68,822              -11              -1,027
Warner Robins               Employed                                63,362               63,289               65,912               73              -2,550
    MSA                     Unemployed                               4,433                4,517                2,910              -84               1,523
                            Rate                                       6.5                   6.7                 4.2




                                                   United States Labor Force Estimates
                                                    Place of Residence - Persons 16 Years and Older

                                                                                                                                   C hange F rom
                               Employment
         Area                    Status                           APR 2009             MAR 2009             APR 2008        MAR 2009             APR 2008
                            Civilian labor force              154,731,000          154,048,000          153,932,000          683,000             799,000
 United States              Employed                          141,007,000          140,887,000          146,257,000          120,000          -5,250,000
 (Seasonally adjusted)      Unemployed                         13,724,000           13,161,000            7,675,000          563,000           6,049,000
                            Rate                                      8.9                  8.5                  5.0

                            Civilian labor force              153,834,000          153,728,000          153,208,000          106,000             626,000
 United States              Employed                          140,586,000          139,833,000          145,921,000          753,000          -5,335,000
(Not Seasonally adjusted)   Unemployed                         13,248,000           13,895,000            7,287,000         -647,000           5,961,000
                            Rate                                       8.6                 9.0                  4.8


☛   Note: MSA data are not seasonally adjusted. Employment includes nonagricultural wage and salary employment, self-employment, unpaid family and private
household workers and agricultural workers. Persons in labor disputes are counted as employed. The use of unrounded data does not imply that the numbers
are exact. Georgia and Metropolitan Statistical Area data have not been seasonally adjusted.

Albany MSA: Baker, Dougherty, Lee, Terrell, and Worth counties.
Athens - Clarke County MSA: Clarke, Madison, Oconee, and Oglethorpe counties.
Atlanta MSA: Barrow, Bartow, Butts, Carroll, Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, Coweta, Dawson, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Forsyth, Fulton, Gwinnett, Haralson,
 Heard, Henry, Jasper, Lamar, Meriwether, Newton, Paulding, Pickens, Pike, Rockdale, Spalding, and Walton counties.
Augusta - Richmond County MSA: Burke, Columbia, McDuffie, and Richmond counties in Georgia and Aiken and Edgefield counties in South Carolina.
Brunswick MSA: Brantley, Glynn, and McIntosh counties.
Columbus MSA: Chattahoochee, Harris, Marion, and Muscogee counties in Georgia and Russell County in Alabama.
Dalton MSA: Murray and Whitfield counties.
Gainesville MSA: Hall County.
Hinesville - Fort Stewart MSA: Liberty and Long counties.
Macon MSA: Bibb, Crawford, Jones, Monroe, and Twiggs counties.
Rome MSA: Floyd County.
Savannah MSA: Bryan, Chatham, and Effingham counties.
Valdosta MSA: Brooks, Echols, Lanier, and Lowndes counties.
Warner Robins MSA: Houston County.
                                              Source: Georgia Department of Labor, Workforce Information & Analysis
                                  City Labor Force Estimates (not Seasonally Adjusted)
                                          Place of Residence - Persons 16 Years and Older

                    Preliminary April 2009                     Revised March 2009                       Revised April 2008
                    Labor    Employ-    Unemployment        Labor    Employ-    Unemployment          Labor    Employ-   Unemployment
                    Force      ment    Number    Rate       Force      ment    Number    Rate         Force      ment    Number   Rate


*Albany           32,032     28,949     3,083     9.6     31,864     28,886     2,978       9.3    32,029      30,172     1,857   5.8

Alpharetta        26,863     24,788     2,075     7.7     26,821     24,845     1,976       7.4    27,679      26,652     1,027   3.7

*Athens           65,685     61,345     4,340     6.6     65,189     60,863     4,326       6.6    65,816      63,237     2,579   3.9

*Atlanta         230,389    208,059    22,330     9.7    230,356    208,535    21,821       9.5   237,561     223,705    13,856   5.8

 Dekalb Part      18,208     16,692     1,516     8.3     18,153     16,730     1,423       7.8    18,777      17,947      830    4.4

 Fulton Part     212,181    191,367    20,814     9.8    212,203    191,805    20,398       9.6   218,784     205,758    13,026   6.0

*Augusta          90,739     82,824     7,915     8.7     91,095     82,524     8,571       9.4    91,731      86,363     5,368   5.9

*Columbus         85,751     78,794     6,957     8.1     85,897     78,935     6,962       8.1    85,944      81,735     4,209   4.9

Dalton            14,829     12,951     1,878   12.7      15,222     13,147     2,075   13.6       15,391      14,477      914    5.9

Douglasville      14,626     12,986     1,640   11.2      14,651     13,016     1,635   11.2       14,791      13,963      828    5.6

Duluth            15,771     14,451     1,320     8.4     15,847     14,484     1,363       8.6    16,247      15,538      709    4.4

East Point        19,407     17,126     2,281   11.8      19,335     17,165     2,170   11.2       19,732      18,414     1,318   6.7

Gainesville       15,968     14,467     1,501     9.4     16,105     14,588     1,517       9.4    16,199      15,455      744    4.6

Hinesville        14,437     13,517      920      6.4     14,505     13,547      958        6.6    14,429      13,820      609    4.2

*Johns Creek      28,509     26,049     2,460     8.6     28,442     26,108     2,334       8.2    29,132      28,008     1,124   3.9

Kennesaw          17,619     15,749     1,870   10.6      17,689     15,785     1,904   10.8       17,864      16,933      931    5.2

Lagrange          13,321     11,395     1,926   14.5      13,399     11,403     1,996   14.9       13,036      11,944     1,092   8.4

Lawrenceville     14,607     12,700     1,907   13.1      14,721     12,729     1,992   13.5       14,616      13,655      961    6.6

*Macon            41,047     36,743     4,304   10.5      40,973     36,711     4,262   10.4       41,587      38,968     2,619   6.3

*Marietta         36,356     33,270     3,086     8.5     36,327     33,346     2,981       8.2    37,515      35,772     1,743   4.6

Newnan            12,936     11,544     1,392   10.8      12,899     11,570     1,329   10.3       13,285      12,412      873    6.6

Peachtree City    16,541     15,430     1,111     6.7     16,531     15,465     1,066       6.4    17,208      16,590      618    3.6

Rome              17,588     15,437     2,151   12.2      17,651     15,425     2,226   12.6       17,729      16,606     1,123   6.3

*Roswell          48,399     44,818     3,581     7.4     48,342     44,920     3,422       7.1    50,014      48,188     1,826   3.7

*Sandy Springs    49,837     45,954     3,883     7.8     49,706     46,059     3,647       7.3    51,483      49,410     2,073   4.0

*Savannah         64,587     59,042     5,545     8.6     64,910     59,226     5,684       8.8    65,558      61,789     3,769   5.7

Smyrna            28,600     25,735     2,865   10.0      28,662     25,794     2,868   10.0       29,147      27,671     1,476   5.1

Statesboro        12,543     11,436     1,107     8.8     12,467     11,300     1,167       9.4    12,401      11,710      691    5.6

Valdosta          26,053     24,131     1,922     7.4     25,938     24,004     1,934       7.5    26,041      24,861     1,180   4.5

*Warner Robins    30,589     28,409     2,180     7.1     30,662     28,375     2,287       7.5    31,034      29,547     1,487   4.8


                                          * Cities with total population of 50,000 or more
                              Source: Georgia Department of Labor, Workforce Information & Analysis
                          Georgia Regional Development Centers (RDCs)
                                     Labor Force   Employed    Unemployed           Rate
                                       APR 2009     APR 2009     APR 2009 APR 2009 MAR 2009 APR 2008



Atlanta Regional Commission           2,132,242    1,942,976     189,266      8.9      8.8      4.9


Central Savannah River                  205,739     187,763       17,976      8.7      9.4      5.6


Chattahoochee - Flint                   156,977     140,099       16,878     10.8     10.4      5.8


Coastal Georgia                         318,429     293,476       24,953      7.8      7.7      4.5


Coosa Valley                            309,312     277,551       31,761     10.3     11.0      5.3


Georgia Mountains                       303,000     276,407       26,593      8.8      9.1      4.5


Heart of Georgia - Altamaha             131,611     119,105       12,506      9.5      9.5      5.8


Lower Chattahoochee                     114,296     105,042         9,254     8.1      8.1      4.9


McIntosh Trail                           66,615      58,650         7,965    12.0     11.2      6.8


Middle Flint                             45,473      40,611         4,862    10.7     11.0      6.0


Middle Georgia                          233,859     214,516       19,343      8.3      8.1      5.0


North Georgia                           104,786      92,606       12,180     11.6     12.2      5.4


Northeast Georgia                       290,727     264,442       26,285      9.0      9.3      4.9


South Georgia                           113,040     102,411       10,629      9.4      9.2      5.3


Southeast Georgia                        73,805      66,307         7,498    10.2     10.4      5.5


Southwest Georgia                       169,223     154,540       14,683      8.7      8.6      5.2
                                                     Augusta Labor Force Estimates
                                                   Place of Residence - Persons 16 Years and Older

                                                                                                                                            Change From
                                               Employment                  Preliminary              Revised             Revised          Revised       Revised
Area                                             Status                      APR 2009              MAR 2009            APR 2008         MAR 2009      APR 2008

                                            Civilian labor force              259,761               258,994             258,836               767           925
                                            Employed                          237,707               236,103             245,912             1,604        -8,205
Augusta-Aiken, GA-SC MSA
                                            Unemployed                         22,054                22,891              12,924              -837         9,130
                                            Rate                                  8.5                   8.8                  5.0

                                            Civilian labor force              170,741               171,552             173,088              -811        -2,347
                                            Employed                          157,328               156,759             164,051               569        -6,723
Residing in Georgia
                                            Unemployed                         13,413                14,793               9,037            -1,380         4,376
                                            Rate                                  7.9                   8.6                 5.2

                                            Civilian labor force               89,020                87,442               85,748            1,578         3,272
                                            Employed                           80,379                79,344               81,861            1,035        -1,482
Residing in South Carolina
                                            Unemployed                          8,641                 8,098                3,887              543         4,754
                                            Rate                                  9.7                   9.3                  4.5


☛Note: The Augusta Metropolitan Statistical Area includes Columbia, McDuffie, and Richmond counties, Georgia, and Aiken and Edgefield counties, South Carolina.
                                           Source: Georgia Department of Labor, Workforce Information & Analysis.




                                                    Columbus Labor Force Estimates
                                                  Place of Residence - Persons 16 Years and Older

                                                                                                                                             Change From
                                                Employment                 Preliminary              Revised              Revised          Revised      Revised
Area                                              Status                     APR 2009              MAR 2009             APR 2008         MAR 2009     APR 2008

                                            Civilian labor force              128,312               128,432             128,776               -120         -464
                                            Employed                          117,616               117,822             122,467               -206       -4,851
Columbus, GA-AL MSA
                                            Unemployed                         10,696                10,610               6,309                 86        4,387
                                            Rate                                  8.3                   8.3                 4.9

                                            Civilian labor force              106,947               107,200             107,181               -253         -234
                                            Employed                           98,406                98,583             102,079               -177       -3,673
Residing in Georgia                         Unemployed                          8,541                 8,617               5,102                -76        3,439
                                            Rate                                  8.0                   8.0                 4.8

                                            Civilian labor force               21,365                21,232               21,595              133          -230
                                            Employed                           19,210                19,239               20,388              -29        -1,178
Residing in Alabama                         Unemployed                          2,155                 1,993                1,207              162           948
                                            Rate                                 10.1                    9.4                  5.6


       ☛Note: The Columbus Metropolitan Statistical Area includes Chattahoochee, Harris, and Muscogee counties, Georgia, and Russell county, Alabama.
                                           Source: Georgia Department of Labor, Workforce Information & Analysis.




                             Produced by the Georgia Department of Labor, Workforce Information & Analysis
                               in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.
                               County Labor Force Estimates (not Seasonally Adjusted)
                                            Place of Residence - Persons 16 Years and Older


                  Preliminary April 2009                        Revised March 2009                      Revised April 2008
                Labor    Employ-    Unemployment             Labor    Employ-    Unemployment        Labor    Employ-   Unemployment
                Force      ment    Number    Rate            Force      ment    Number    Rate       Force      ment    Number   Rate



Georgia     4,769,144 4,336,501 432,643        9.1      4,775,642 4,340,130 435,512       9.1    4,836,836 4,592,706 244,130     5.0


Appling        9,561      8,664       897      9.4          9,503      8,670       833    8.8       9,059      8,550       509   5.6
Atkinson       3,595      3,111       484     13.5          3,594      3,110       484   13.5       3,349      3,152       197   5.9
Bacon          4,808      4,430       378      7.9          4,841      4,443       398    8.2       4,675      4,422       253   5.4
Baker          1,616      1,503       113      7.0          1,624      1,499       125    7.7       1,653      1,566        87   5.3
Baldwin       21,309     19,222     2,087      9.8         21,110     19,138     1,972    9.3      21,090     19,877     1,213   5.8

Banks         11,363     10,599       764      6.7         11,406     10,532       874    7.7      11,128     10,701       427   3.8
Barrow        33,752     30,183     3,569     10.6         33,822     30,252     3,570   10.6      34,220     32,452     1,768   5.2
Bartow        45,573     40,576     4,997     11.0         45,892     40,669     5,223   11.4      46,652     43,627     3,025   6.5
Ben Hill       7,679      6,596     1,083     14.1          7,705      6,583     1,122   14.6       7,403      6,815       588   7.9
Berrien        8,801      7,712     1,089     12.4          8,765      7,699     1,066   12.2       8,666      8,148       518   6.0

Bibb          73,885     67,274     6,611      8.9         73,705     67,217     6,488    8.8      75,360     71,349     4,011   5.3
Bleckley       5,342      4,897       445      8.3          5,326      4,879       447    8.4       5,300      5,035       265   5.0
Brantley       7,689      6,992       697      9.1          7,736      6,979       757    9.8       7,648      7,271       377   4.9
Brooks         8,463      7,871       592      7.0          8,466      7,829       637    7.5       8,461      8,109       352   4.2
Bryan         16,510     15,320     1,190      7.2         16,520     15,367     1,153    7.0      16,664     16,032       632   3.8

Bulloch       33,281     30,627     2,654      8.0         32,891     30,264     2,627    8.0      32,818     31,362     1,456   4.4
Burke          9,958      8,934     1,024     10.3         10,147      8,902     1,245   12.3      10,047      9,316       731   7.3
Butts         10,004      8,956     1,048     10.5         10,022      8,976     1,046   10.4      10,306      9,629       677   6.6
Calhoun        2,406      2,168       238      9.9          2,396      2,152       244   10.2       2,351      2,179       172   7.3
Camden        21,468     19,803     1,665      7.8         21,450     19,758     1,692    7.9      21,213     20,287       926   4.4

Candler        4,443      4,065       378      8.5          4,272      3,897       375    8.8       4,356      4,154       202   4.6
Carroll       52,692     47,151     5,541     10.5         52,663     47,259     5,404   10.3      53,758     50,697     3,061   5.7
Catoosa       35,356     32,473     2,883      8.2         35,657     32,537     3,120    8.8      35,505     34,111     1,394   3.9
Charlton       4,635      4,198       437      9.4          4,673      4,199       474   10.1       4,441      4,212       229   5.2
Chatham      132,711    122,525    10,186      7.7        132,948    122,907    10,041    7.6     134,576    128,227     6,349   4.7

Chattahoochee 1,706       1,498       208     12.2          1,727      1,501       226   13.1       1,709      1,554       155   9.1
Chattooga     11,197      9,674     1,523     13.6         11,817      9,689     2,128   18.0      11,284     10,320       964   8.5
Cherokee     107,159     98,369     8,790      8.2        107,389     98,594     8,795    8.2     110,421    105,767     4,654   4.2
Clarke        65,685     61,345     4,340      6.6         65,189     60,863     4,326    6.6      65,816     63,237     2,579   3.9
Clay           1,444      1,323       121      8.4          1,454      1,329       125    8.6       1,437      1,335       102   7.1

Clayton      133,597    119,481    14,116     10.6        133,745    119,754    13,991   10.5     136,858    128,466     8,392   6.1
Clinch         2,946      2,644       302     10.3          2,907      2,628       279    9.6       2,750      2,609       141   5.1
Cobb         371,092    339,826    31,266      8.4        371,674    340,604    31,070    8.4     382,584    365,383    17,201   4.5
Coffee        17,027     15,123     1,904     11.2         17,066     15,123     1,943   11.4      16,394     15,327     1,067   6.5
Colquitt      21,177     19,449     1,728      8.2         21,248     19,540     1,708    8.0      20,076     19,134       942   4.7

Columbia      59,429     55,938     3,491      5.9         59,662     55,736     3,926    6.6      60,604     58,328     2,276   3.8
Cook           7,393      6,494       899     12.2          7,347      6,471       876   11.9       7,162      6,671       491   6.9
Coweta        58,873     53,316     5,557      9.4         58,616     53,438     5,178    8.8      60,347     57,325     3,022   5.0
Crawford       6,172      5,613       559      9.1          6,211      5,609       602    9.7       6,221      5,953       268   4.3
Crisp         10,265      9,095     1,170     11.4         10,218      9,069     1,149   11.2      10,131      9,480       651   6.4

Dade           8,488      7,677       811      9.6          8,578      7,692       886   10.3       8,426      8,064       362   4.3
Dawson        11,017      9,947     1,070      9.7         11,070      9,970     1,100    9.9      11,206     10,695       511   4.6
Decatur       12,448     11,086     1,362     10.9         12,474     11,043     1,431   11.5      11,994     11,098       896   7.5
DeKalb       382,782    348,770    34,012      8.9        383,419    349,569    33,850    8.8     395,532    374,999    20,533   5.2
Dodge          9,508      8,635       873      9.2          9,295      8,517       778    8.4       9,349      8,881       468   5.0

Dooly          4,850      4,374       476      9.8          4,826      4,381       445    9.2       4,593      4,328       265   5.8
Dougherty     41,664     37,869     3,795      9.1         41,448     37,786     3,662    8.8      41,779     39,468     2,311   5.5
Douglas       64,072     57,502     6,570     10.3         64,114     57,634     6,480   10.1      65,261     61,827     3,434   5.3
Early          5,511      4,953       558     10.1          5,541      4,969       572   10.3       5,359      5,066       293   5.5
Echols         2,284      2,134       150      6.6          2,275      2,122       153    6.7       2,261      2,198        63   2.8
                              County Labor Force Estimates (not Seasonally Adjusted)
                                        Place of Residence - Persons 16 Years and Older

                Preliminary April 2009                      Revised March 2009                     Revised April 2008
               Labor    Employ-    Unemployment          Labor    Employ-    Unemployment       Labor    Employ-    Unemployment
               Force      ment    Number    Rate         Force      ment    Number    Rate      Force      ment    Number    Rate


Effingham     28,541    26,300     2,241    7.9        28,454     26,382     2,072    7.3     28,613     27,524     1,089    3.8
Elbert        10,168     9,056     1,112   10.9        10,462      9,060     1,402   13.4      9,957      9,251       706    7.1
Emanuel       11,312    10,285     1,027    9.1        11,312     10,232     1,080    9.5     10,534      9,914       620    5.9
Evans          4,999     4,601       398    8.0         4,994      4,605       389    7.8      4,973      4,723       250    5.0
Fannin        11,165    10,039     1,126   10.1        11,075      9,946     1,129   10.2     10,874     10,323       551    5.1

Fayette       51,826    47,912     3,914    7.6        51,836     48,021     3,815    7.4     53,682     51,515     2,167    4.0
Floyd         48,755    43,739     5,016   10.3        48,741     43,707     5,034   10.3     49,647     47,051     2,596    5.2
Forsyth       82,506    75,831     6,675    8.1        82,731     76,005     6,726    8.1     84,808     81,534     3,274    3.9
Franklin      10,722     9,560     1,162   10.8        10,736      9,546     1,190   11.1     10,253      9,618       635    6.2
Fulton       477,253   432,931    44,322    9.3       477,039    433,923    43,116    9.0    491,120    465,490    25,630    5.2

Gilmer        14,345    12,984     1,361    9.5        14,319     12,946     1,373    9.6     14,035     13,358       677    4.8
Glascock       1,126     1,008       118   10.5         1,138      1,010       128   11.2      1,121      1,053        68    6.1
Glynn         41,214    38,032     3,182    7.7        41,076     37,961     3,115    7.6     41,165     39,551     1,614    3.9
Gordon        26,815    23,636     3,179   11.9        26,957     23,828     3,129   11.6     26,553     24,972     1,581    6.0
Grady         12,192    11,151     1,041    8.5        12,284     11,213     1,071    8.7     11,794     11,233       561    4.8

Greene         7,790     6,962       828   10.6         7,832      6,900       932   11.9      7,379      6,987       392    5.3
Gwinnett     410,483   376,276    34,207    8.3       411,650    377,138    34,512    8.4    423,553    404,574    18,979    4.5
Habersham     21,002    19,243     1,759    8.4        21,166     19,044     2,122   10.0     20,947     19,881     1,066    5.1
Hall          90,806    82,981     7,825    8.6        91,590     83,678     7,912    8.6     92,497     88,652     3,845    4.2
Hancock        3,588     2,971       617   17.2         3,519      2,957       562   16.0      3,393      3,072       321    9.5

Haralson      12,991    11,413     1,578   12.1        12,969     11,439     1,530   11.8     12,934     12,272       662    5.1
Harris        16,143    15,040     1,103    6.8        16,175     15,067     1,108    6.9     16,157     15,602       555    3.4
Hart          10,788     9,472     1,316   12.2        10,875      9,495     1,380   12.7     10,620      9,769       851    8.0
Heard          4,938     4,331       607   12.3         4,994      4,341       653   13.1      4,991      4,657       334    6.7
Henry         94,410    86,236     8,174    8.7        94,576     86,434     8,142    8.6     97,518     92,722     4,796    4.9

Houston       67,795    63,362     4,433    6.5        67,806     63,289     4,517    6.7     68,822     65,912     2,910    4.2
Irwin          4,265     3,633       632   14.8         4,253      3,627       626   14.7      4,141      3,755       386    9.3
Jackson       27,978    25,242     2,736    9.8        27,953     25,171     2,782   10.0     27,520     26,266     1,254    4.6
Jasper         6,472     5,701       771   11.9         6,502      5,714       788   12.1      6,631      6,130       501    7.6
Jeff Davis     5,295     4,609       686   13.0         5,257      4,580       677   12.9      5,163      4,755       408    7.9

Jefferson      7,242     6,322       920   12.7         7,387      6,363     1,024   13.9      7,009      6,420      589     8.4
Jenkins        2,707     2,201       506   18.7         2,768      2,213       555   20.1      2,780      2,367      413    14.9
Johnson        3,750     3,307       443   11.8         3,743      3,316       427   11.4      3,692      3,457      235     6.4
Jones         14,069    12,944     1,125    8.0        13,938     12,934     1,004    7.2     14,443     13,729      714     4.9
Lamar          8,047     7,001     1,046   13.0         7,872      7,017       855   10.9      8,010      7,528      482     6.0

Lanier         4,163     3,816       347    8.3         4,169      3,796       373    8.9      4,165      3,932       233    5.6
Laurens       22,336    20,063     2,273   10.2        22,409     20,115     2,294   10.2     22,232     20,972     1,260    5.7
Lee           17,385    16,272     1,113    6.4        17,301     16,237     1,064    6.1     17,618     16,959       659    3.7
Liberty       25,273    23,368     1,905    7.5        25,376     23,420     1,956    7.7     25,115     23,892     1,223    4.9
Lincoln        3,973     3,578       395    9.9         3,946      3,548       398   10.1      3,862      3,647       215    5.6

Long           6,182     5,799       383    6.2         6,194      5,812       382    6.2      6,151      5,930       221    3.6
Lowndes       54,462    50,502     3,960    7.3        54,132     50,236     3,896    7.2     54,296     52,029     2,267    4.2
Lumpkin       13,551    12,105     1,446   10.7        13,753     12,243     1,510   11.0     13,144     12,532       612    4.7
McDuffie      10,616     9,632       984    9.3        10,648      9,597     1,051    9.9     10,706     10,044       662    6.2
McIntosh       5,553     5,014       539    9.7         5,499      5,005       494    9.0      5,483      5,214       269    4.9

Macon          5,133     4,566       567   11.0         5,179      4,595       584   11.3      4,978      4,663      315     6.3
Madison       16,451    15,107     1,344    8.2        16,299     14,988     1,311    8.0     16,281     15,573      708     4.3
Marion         3,346     3,074       272    8.1         3,400      3,079       321    9.4      3,371      3,188      183     5.4
Meriwether     9,615     8,383     1,232   12.8         9,617      8,403     1,214   12.6      9,744      9,014      730     7.5
Miller         3,616     3,319       297    8.2         3,614      3,314       300    8.3      3,581      3,402      179     5.0

Mitchell      10,636     9,737       899    8.5        10,623      9,729       894    8.4     10,245      9,665       580    5.7
Monroe        13,551    12,497     1,054    7.8        13,536     12,486     1,050    7.8     13,894     13,254       640    4.6
Montgomery     4,676     4,330       346    7.4         4,658      4,283       375    8.1      4,545      4,293       252    5.5
Morgan         9,610     8,751       859    8.9         9,591      8,694       897    9.4      9,613      9,156       457    4.8
Murray        19,890    17,331     2,559   12.9        20,577     17,594     2,983   14.5     20,491     19,375     1,116    5.4
                            County Labor Force Estimates (not Seasonally Adjusted)
                                      Place of Residence - Persons 16 Years and Older

               Preliminary April 2009                     Revised March 2009                    Revised April 2008
              Labor   Employ-    Unemployment          Labor    Employ-    Unemployment      Labor   Employ-    Unemployment
              Force     ment    Number    Rate         Force      ment    Number    Rate     Force     ment    Number    Rate


Muscogee     85,751   78,794    6,957     8.1        85,897     78,935    6,962     8.1    85,944    81,735    4,209     4.9
Newton       46,140   40,921    5,219    11.3        46,512     41,015    5,497    11.8    46,947    43,999    2,948     6.3
Oconee       18,391   17,337    1,054     5.7        18,238     17,200    1,038     5.7    18,502    17,871      631     3.4
Oglethorpe    7,987    7,366      621     7.8         7,893      7,308      585     7.4     7,868     7,593      275     3.5
Paulding     65,050   58,898    6,152     9.5        65,359     59,033    6,326     9.7    66,438    63,327    3,111     4.7

Peach        12,232   11,145    1,087     8.9        12,184     11,096    1,088     8.9    11,958    11,273      685     5.7
Pickens      15,055   13,565    1,490     9.9        15,081     13,596    1,485     9.8    15,292    14,585      707     4.6
Pierce        8,837    8,035      802     9.1         8,784      7,991      793     9.0     8,492     8,144      348     4.1
Pike          7,990    7,194      796    10.0         7,945      7,211      734     9.2     8,170     7,736      434     5.3
Polk         21,809   19,425    2,384    10.9        21,625     19,366    2,259    10.4    21,289    20,119    1,170     5.5

Pulaski       4,569    4,276      293     6.4         4,512      4,218      294     6.5     4,488     4,296      192     4.3
Putnam       10,784    9,632    1,152    10.7        10,490      9,531      959     9.1    10,494     9,882      612     5.8
Quitman       1,023      946       77     7.5         1,043        951       92     8.8     1,046       962       84     8.0
Rabun         7,171    6,478      693     9.7         7,134      6,306      828    11.6     6,898     6,536      362     5.2
Randolph      2,732    2,456      276    10.1         2,783      2,487      296    10.6     2,698     2,495      203     7.5

Richmond     90,739   82,824    7,915     8.7        91,095     82,524    8,571     9.4    91,731    86,363    5,368     5.9
Rockdale     39,568   35,673    3,895     9.8        39,670     35,755    3,915     9.9    40,651    38,356    2,295     5.6
Schley        1,889    1,670      219    11.6         1,920      1,660      260    13.5     1,807     1,713       94     5.2
Screven       7,696    6,688    1,008    13.1         7,705      6,677    1,028    13.3     7,268     6,802      466     6.4
Seminole      4,201    3,783      418    10.0         4,240      3,787      453    10.7     4,018     3,753      265     6.6

Spalding     28,515   24,811    3,704    13.0        28,246     24,868    3,378    12.0    28,838    26,677    2,161     7.5
Stephens     14,081   12,704    1,377     9.8        14,032     12,639    1,393     9.9    13,625    12,942      683     5.0
Stewart       2,334    2,104      230     9.9         2,334      2,098      236    10.1     2,281     2,118      163     7.1
Sumter       15,085   13,393    1,692    11.2        15,093     13,311    1,782    11.8    14,629    13,739      890     6.1
Talbot        3,163    2,881      282     8.9         3,163      2,884      279     8.8     3,101     2,939      162     5.2

Taliaferro      870      771       99    11.4           863        764       99    11.5       824       773       51     6.2
Tattnall      9,501    8,726      775     8.2         9,466      8,717      749     7.9     8,944     8,435      509     5.7
Taylor        3,547    3,193      354    10.0         3,553      3,202      351     9.9     3,338     3,153      185     5.5
Telfair       4,996    4,527      469     9.4         4,728      4,232      496    10.5     4,944     4,577      367     7.4
Terrell       4,349    3,977      372     8.6         4,349      3,969      380     8.7     4,382     4,145      237     5.4

Thomas       21,796   20,069    1,727     7.9        22,210     20,454    1,756     7.9    21,841    20,840    1,001     4.6
Tift         19,447   17,203    2,244    11.5        19,044     17,143    1,901    10.0    18,807    17,696    1,111     5.9
Toombs       14,325   13,044    1,281     8.9        14,174     12,902    1,272     9.0    13,738    12,931      807     5.9
Towns         5,941    5,493      448     7.5         5,838      5,356      482     8.3     5,754     5,474      280     4.9
Treutlen      2,828    2,554      274     9.7         2,846      2,555      291    10.2     2,800     2,614      186     6.6

Troup        30,859   26,918    3,941    12.8        30,836     26,937    3,899    12.6    30,353    28,215    2,138     7.0
Turner        4,884    4,162      722    14.8         4,886      4,181      705    14.4     4,582     4,228      354     7.7
Twiggs        4,692    4,238      454     9.7         4,700      4,234      466     9.9     4,742     4,495      247     5.2
Union        11,380   10,444      936     8.2        11,381     10,350    1,031     9.1    10,784    10,272      512     4.7
Upson        12,059   10,688    1,371    11.4        12,078     10,701    1,377    11.4    11,822    10,984      838     7.1

Walker       33,278   30,040    3,238     9.7        34,668     30,100    4,568    13.2    33,188    31,556    1,632     4.9
Walton       40,303   36,471    3,832     9.5        40,438     36,555    3,883     9.6    41,419    39,214    2,205     5.3
Ware         15,467   14,062    1,405     9.1        15,459     13,985    1,474     9.5    15,067    14,251      816     5.4
Warren        2,599    2,160      439    16.9         2,600      2,158      442    17.0     2,396     2,221      175     7.3
Washington    8,202    7,259      943    11.5         8,258      7,300      958    11.6     8,074     7,573      501     6.2

Wayne        12,466   11,155    1,311    10.5        12,443     11,116    1,327    10.7    12,159    11,419      740     6.1
Webster       1,358    1,246      112     8.2         1,355      1,251      104     7.7     1,258     1,199       59     4.7
Wheeler       2,978    2,715      263     8.8         2,928      2,672      256     8.7     2,865     2,711      154     5.4
White        12,672   11,550    1,122     8.9        12,564     11,368    1,196     9.5    12,566    11,999      567     4.5
Whitfield    44,331   38,687    5,644    12.7        45,262     39,273    5,989    13.2    45,946    43,247    2,699     5.9

Wilcox        3,295    2,928      367    11.1         3,274      2,916      358    10.9     3,245     3,044      201     6.2
Wilkes        4,690    4,165      525    11.2         4,669      4,166      503    10.8     4,573     4,289      284     6.2
Wilkinson     4,801    4,313      488    10.2         4,805      4,315      490    10.2     4,700     4,460      240     5.1
Worth        10,226    9,204    1,022    10.0        10,039      9,184      855     8.5    10,155     9,593      562     5.5
                                  Unemployment Rate by Counties
                                           April 2009
Dade       Catoosa                                                                Towns
                                                      Fannin
                                                                       Union                     Rabun
                                   Murray
                  Whitfield
       Walker                                  Gilmer
                                                                                 White Habersham                                                                          13.0% or greater
                                                                   Lumpkin                            Stephens
  Chattooga               Gordon              Pickens
                                                             Dawson
                                                                                                                                                                          11.0% to 12.9%
                                                                                           Banks        Franklin      Hart
          Floyd             Bartow           Cherokee          Forsyth
                                                                                 Hall                                                                                     9.1% to 10.9%
                                                                                         Jackson         Madison           Elbert
                                                                                                                                                                          Less than 9.1%
           Polk                                                                    Barrow           Clarke
                                            Cobb                   Gwinnett                                   Oglethorpe
                          Paulding
                                                                                                 Oconee
         Haralson                                                                Walton                                        Wilkes
                                                          DeKalb                                                                               Lincoln
                             Douglas          Fulton
                                                                   Rockdale
                Carroll                            Clayton                                 Morgan            Greene Taliaferro
                                                                          Newton                                                                 Columbia
                                             Fayette                                                                                      McDuffie
                                                             Henry
                             Coweta                                                                                                 Warren
                                                                                   Jasper         Putnam                                             Richmond
                Heard                                                    Butts
                                                       Spalding                                                    Hancock            Glascock
                                 Meriwether
                                                   Pike      Lamar                                     Baldwin                              Jefferson             Burke
                   Troup                                                                  Jones
                                                                         Monroe                                          Washington
                                                       Upson
                                                                                    Bibb                                                                          Jenkins
                                                                                                             Wilkinson
                          Harris                                    Crawford                                                         Johnson                                   Screven
                                             Talbot
                                                                                                 Twiggs
                                                                            Peach                                                                  Emanuel
                          Muscogee                        Taylor
                                                                                    Houston Bleckley                  Laurens
                                            Marion                                                                                      Treutlen             Candler
                            Chatta-                                Macon                                                                                                     Bulloch
                            hoochee                                                                                                                                                          Effingham
                                                       Schley                                                                          Montgomery
                                                                                            Pulaski
                                                                               Dooly                          Dodge                                                   Evans
                                                                                                                             Wheeler             Toombs
                           Stewart          Webster                                                                                                                                    Bryan
                                                          Sumter                                                                                              Tattnall                             Chatham
                                                                                             Wilcox
                                                                                 Crisp                                   Telfair
                   Quitman                                                                                                                                                             Liberty
                                                Terrell         Lee                                                            Jeff Davis                                    Long
                                 Randolph                                                                 Ben Hill                                 Appling
                                                                                        Turner

                          Clay                                                                          Irwin                                Bacon                   Wayne
                                     Calhoun            Dougherty                                                          Coffee                                                       McIntosh
                                                                            Worth
                                                                                             Tift
                                              Baker                                                                                                      Pierce
                            Early
                                                                                                         Berrien      Atkinson
                                                            Mitchell                                                                                                                Glynn
                                   Miller                                      Colquitt          Cook                                                             Brantley
                                                                                                                                               Ware

                          Seminole                                                                              Lanier
                                                                                                                                   Clinch                                    Camden
                                        Decatur           Grady        Thomas            Brooks                                                           Charlton
                                                                                                     Lowndes
                                                                                                                    Echols




                                             Georgia’s Unemployment Rate: 9.1%
                                                                      (Not Seasonally Adjusted)

								
To top