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Labor Profile


Labor Profile

(updated 9/27/2018)

This profile for Meriwether County includes data for Meriwether, Coweta, Harris, Heard, 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 
August 2018

Meriwether County

Georgia

Civilian Labor Force

9,178

5,124,948

Employment

8,712

4,932,333

Unemployment

466

192,615

Unemployment Rate

5.1%

3.8%


 



July 2018 Monthly Averages
           

County

Labor Force

Employed

Unemployed

Unemployed Rate/Percent

Meriwether

9,298

8,814

484

5.2%

Coweta

74,771

72,095

2,676

3.6%

Harris

16,731

16,149

582

3.5%

Heard 5,281 5,070 211 4.0%

Pike

8,929

8,606

323

3.6%

Spalding

29,295

27,903

1,392

4.8%

Talbot

2,883

2,732

151

5.2%

Troup

37,700

36,177

1,523

4.0%

Upson

11,409

10,890

519

4.5%

Total

196,297

188,436

7,861

4.3%

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  • Georgia Unemployment Rate - July 2018 - 4.0%

  • US Unemployment Rate - July 2018 - 4.1%

  • Georgia Unemployment Rate - August 2018 - 3.8%

 

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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