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Labor Force

Community Labor Force (8/2018) Unemployment Rate (8/2018) Labor Force (2017) Unemployment Rate (2017) Labor Force Participation Mean Travel Time to Work
Essex 5,350 3.8% 5,470 5.0% 62.7% 33.4
Gloucester 19,610 2.7% 19,304 3.4% 60.7% 32.5
King & Queen 3,833 3.3% 3,766 3.6% 57.4% 38
King William 8,968 3.1% 8,856 3.5% 65.6% 35.6
Mathews 4,153 3.1% 4,093 3.8% 54.5% 30.5
Middlesex 5,252 2.6% 5,194 3.4% 49.7% 30.3
Region 47,166 3.0% 46,683 3.6% 59.5% 33.2

Source: Virginia Employment Commission,  Local Area Unemployment Statistics, 11/2018;  U.S. Census Bureau, 2012-2016 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates; Virginia Economic Development Partnership (Underemployment)