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Labor Profile


Labor Profile

(updated 10/27/2017)

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 
September 2017

Meriwether County

Georgia

Civilian Labor Force

9,190

5,091,718

Employment

8,731

4,875,591

Unemployment

459

216,127

Unemployment Rate

5.0%

4.2%


 



August 2017 Monthly Averages
           

County

Labor Force

Employed

Unemployed

Unemployed Rate/Percent

Meriwether

9,142

8,628

514

5.6%

Coweta

72,391

69,310

3,081

4.3%

Harris

15,818

15,122

696

4.4%

Heard 5,237 4,968 269 5.1%

Pike

8,766

8,380

386

4.4%

Spalding

28,572

26,904

1,668

5.8%

Talbot

2,750

2,582

168

6.1%

Troup

37,060

35,369

1,691

4.6%

Upson

11,245

10,629

616

5.5%

Total

190,981

181,892

9,089

5.1%

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  • Georgia Unemployment Rate - August 2017 - 4.8%

  • US Unemployment Rate - August 2017 - 4.5%

  • Georgia Unemployment Rate - September  2017 - 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

 

NEWS AND EVENTS
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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