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Labor Profile


Labor Profile

(updated 9/01/2017)

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 
July 2017

Meriwether County

Georgia

Civilian Labor Force

9,339

5,077,131

Employment

8,658

4,820,019

Unemployment

681

257,112

Unemployment Rate

7.3%

5.1%


 



June 2017 Monthly Averages
           

County

Labor Force

Employed

Unemployed

Unemployed Rate/Percent

Meriwether

9,209

8,640

569

6.2%

Coweta

72,538

69,149

3,389

4.7%

Harris

15,873

15,136

737

4.6%

Heard 5,256 4,968 288 5.5%

Pike

8,815

8,380

435

4.9%

Spalding

28,573

26,853

1,720

6.0%

Talbot

2,775

2,598

177

6.4%

Troup

37,098

35,293

1,805

4.9%

Upson

11,205

10,534

671

6.0%

Total

191,342

181,551

9,791

5.5%

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  • Georgia Unemployment Rate - June 2017 - 5.1%

  • US Unemployment Rate - June 2017 - 4.5%

  • Georgia Unemployment Rate -July 2017 - 5.1%

 

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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