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Labor Profile


Labor Profile

(updated 7/27/2018)

This profile for Meriwether County includes data for Meriwether, Coweta, Harris, Pike, Spalding, Talbot, Troup, and Upson counties.
 

Current Labor Force

  • Labor force includes residents of the county who are working or seeking work.

  • This table indicates the size and composition of the labor force.


 

Labor Force Statistics 
June 2018

Meriwether County

Georgia

Civilian Labor Force

9,211

5,186,465

Employment

8,756

4,969,585

Unemployment

455

216,880

Unemployment Rate

4.9%

4.2%


 



May 2018 Monthly Averages
           

County

Labor Force

Employed

Unemployed

Unemployed Rate/Percent

Meriwether

9,156

8,747

409

4.5%

Coweta

73,909

71,582

2,327

3.1%

Harris

16,550

16,055

495

3.80

Heard 5,216 5,035 181 3.5%

Pike

8,819

8,540

279

3.2%

Spalding

28,881

27,701

1,180

4.1%

Talbot

2,837

2,708

129

4.5%

Troup

37,540

36,307

1,233

3.3%

Upson

11,379

10,928

451

4.0%

Total

194,287

187,603

6,684

3.7%

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  • Georgia Unemployment Rate - May 2018 -3.5%

  • US Unemployment Rate - May 2018 - 3.6%

  • Georgia Unemployment Rate - June 2018 - 4.2%

 

Note: Labor force includes residents of the county who are working or seeking work.
Source:  Georgia Department of Labor



 

Population

 

Area

2010 Census

2015 Rank

2015 Projection

Percent Change 2010-2015

2025 Projected

Percent Change 2010-2025

Meriwether County

21,992

81

25,235

14.7%

28,896

31.4%

Meriwether Area

364,337

 

416,884

14.4%

522,825

43.5%

Georgia

9,687,653

 

11,076,619

14.3%

13,426,590

38.6%

United States

301,050,816

 

322,365,787

4.3%

394,439,199

13.1%

 

  • Note:  "Rank" indicates relative population among Georgia's 159 counties

  • Source:  Population Division,  US Census Bureau, Governor's Office of Planning & Budget

 

CONTACT

Jane Fryer, Executive Director
17234 Roosevelt Hwy, Bldg. B
Greenville, GA 30222
Phone:(706) 672-3467
Fax: (706) 672-4465
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