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Labor Profile


Labor Profile

(updated 04/05/2024) 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 
February 2024

Meriwether County

Georgia

Civilian Labor Force

9,132

5,369,028

Employment

8,825

5,204,798

Unemployment

307

164,230

Unemployment Rate

3.4%

3.1%


 


 January 2024 Monthly Averages
           

County

Labor Force

Employed

Unemployed

Unemployed Rate/Percent

Meriwether

9,073

8,744

329

3.6%

Coweta

79,233

77,056

2,177

2.7%

Harris

16,825

16,379

446

2.7%

Heard 5,411 5,242 169 3.1%

Pike

9,335

9,079

259

2.7%

Spalding

29,939

28,869

1,070

3.6%

Talbot

2,881

2,800

81

2.8%

Troup

38,650

37,600

1,050

2.7%

Upson

11,678

11,286

392

3.4%

Total

203,025

097,055

5,973

3.0%

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  • Georgia Unemployment Rate -  January 2024  - 3.1%

  • US Unemployment Rate -January 2024 - 4.1%

  • Georgia Unemployment Rate - February 2024 - 3.1%

Note: Labor force includes residents of the county who are working or seeking work.
Source:  Georgia Department of Labor





 

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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