36.1% unemployed in Elizabethtown in 2017


36.1 percent of Elizabethtown 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 less than the statewide total of 40.6 percent for this demographic group. In 2017 the total Elizabethtown population reached 23,309.

Out of 14,900 people who had a job, 431 were employed in the Armed Forces and 14,469 belonged to the civilian labor force.

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

Employment status in Elizabethtown for 2017
Employment status
Number of people
Percentage of population
Not employed
8,409
36.1
Employed
14,900
63.9
Employed in civilian labor force
14,469
62.1
Employed in armed forces
431
1.8

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