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Labor Profile


Labor Profile

(updated 1/26/2018)

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 
December 2017

Meriwether County

Georgia

Civilian Labor Force

9,193

5,082,349

Employment

8,734

4,862,505

Unemployment

459

219,844

Unemployment Rate

5.0%

4.3%


 



November 2017 Monthly Averages
           

County

Labor Force

Employed

Unemployed

Unemployed Rate/Percent

Meriwether

9,171

8,713

458

5.0%

Coweta

72,698

69,979

2,719

3.7%

Harris

15,971

15,335

636

4.0%

Heard 5,245 5,018 227 4.3%

Pike

8,819

8,459

360

4.1%

Spalding

28,639

27,163

1,476

5.2%

Talbot

2,801

2,655

146

5.2%

Troup

37,236

35,699

1,536

4.1%

Upson

11,119

10,573

546

4.9%

Total

191,699

183,594

8,104

4.5%

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  • Georgia Unemployment Rate - November  2017 - 4.3%

  • US Unemployment Rate - November 2017 - 3.9%

  • Georgia Unemployment Rate - December  2017 - 4.3%

 

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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