Labor Force

Labor Force

  County Labor Market Area *
Projected Population, 2000 40,377 167,352
Labor Force **    
Civilian Labor Force 19,690 84,620
Employment 17,300 79,450
Unemployment 2,390 5,170
Unemployment Rate 12.1 7.5
Available Labor    
Estimated Available ** 1,900 5,580
Annual HS Graduates 381 1,741
Manufacturing in Area ***    
Number of Units 65 286
Annual Avg. Employment 5,338 23,500

* Labor Market Area is defined as Lawrence, Giles, Lewis, Maury, and Wayne Counties, Tennessee

** As of May 2000

*** 1998 Annual Averages