65.4% unemployed in Lee County in 2017


65.4 percent of Lee County residents between 16 and 65 years old were unemployed in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

The percentage of unemployed residents was greater than the statewide total of 40.6 percent for this demographic group. In 2017 the total Lee County population reached 5,521.

Out of 1,910 people who had a job, all belonged to the civilian labor force.

The total unemployment numbers include residents of all ages who are not working.

Employment status in Lee County for 2017
Employment status
Number of people
Percentage of population
Not employed
3,611
65.4
Employed
1,910
34.6
Employed in civilian labor force
1,910
34.6
Employed in armed forces
0
0

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