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Labor Profile


Labor Profile

(updated 3/29/2018)

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 
February 2018

Meriwether County

Georgia

Civilian Labor Force

9,154

5,170,182

Employment

8,667

4,939,606

Unemployment

487

230,576

Unemployment Rate

5.3%

4.5%


 



January 2018 Monthly Averages
           

County

Labor Force

Employed

Unemployed

Unemployed Rate/Percent

Meriwether

9,126

8,596

530

5.8%

Coweta

72,937

70,166

2,771

3.8%

Harris

16,514

15,827

687

4.2%

Heard 5,181 4,946 235 4.5%

Pike

8,734

8,378

356

4.1%

Spalding

28,778

27,162

1,616

5.6%

Talbot

2,844

2,668

176

6.2%

Troup

38,291

36,557

1,734

4.5%

Upson

11,401

10,753

648

5.7%

Total

193,806

185,053

8,753

4.9%

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  • Georgia Unemployment Rate - January 2018 - 4.6%

  • US Unemployment Rate -January 2018 - 4.5%

  • Georgia Unemployment Rate - February 2018 - 4.5%

 

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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