Somerset County Economic Development Commission
Somerset County
Somerset County, Maryland
Labor Availability

LABOR AVAILABILITY3,4,5 (BY PLACE OF RESIDENCE)

Civilian Labor Force (2016 avg.)

 

County Labor Mkt             Area*                   

Total civilian labor force

9,234

85,288

Employment

8,586

79,334

Unemployment

648

5,954

Unemployment rate

7.0%

    7.0%

Residents commuting outside the

Number

Percent

county to work (2011-2015)

3,759

  47.6%

Employment in selected occupations (2011-2015)

Management, business, science and arts

2,180

  26.9%

Service

1,966

  24.3%

Sales and office

2,039

  25.2%

Production, transp. and material moving

1,029

  12.7%

* Somerset, Wicomico and Worcester counties



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