Historical Employment Data for Wayne County

Month Unemployment Rate Persons Employed Total Workforce Persons Unemployed
July 2017
4.8%
50,000
52,400
2,400
May 2017
5.0%
50,421
52,942
2,521
April 2017
5.0%
50,841
53,383
2,542
March 2017
5.3%
51,379
54,102
2,723
February 2017
5.7%
50,727
53,618
2,891
January 2017
6.2%
50,011
53,112
3,101
December 2016
5.7%
50,993
53,900
2,907
November 2016
5.7%
51,039
53,948
2,909
October 2016
6.5%
50,899
54,207
3,308
September 2016
5.4%
51,347
54,120
2,773
August 2016
5.6%
50,378
53,199
2,821
July 2016
5.6%
51,808
54,709
2,901
June 2016
5.6%
51,604
54,494
2,890
May 2016
5.2%
52,124
54,834
2,710
April 2016
5.5%
51,999
54,859
2,860
March 2016
5.8%
52,529
55,576
3,047
February 2016
6.2%
51,270
54,449
3,179
January 2016
6.3%
51,179
54,403
3,224
December 2015
5.9%
49,461
52,379
2,918
November 2015
5.9%
50,696
53,687
2,991
October 2015
6.0%
50,416
53,441
3,025
September 2015
5.8%
49,600
52,477
2,877
August 2015
6.7%
48,987
52,269
3,282
July 2015
6.8%
50,005
53,405
3,400
June 2015
6.5%
50,691
53,986
3,295
May 2015
6.3%
50,816
54,017
3,201
April 2015
5.6%
51,208
54,076
2,868
March 2015
5.7%
51,094
54,006
2,912
February 2015
5.9%
50,549
53,531
2,982
January 2015
6.2%
50,509
53,641
3,132
December 2014
5.7%
49,410
52,226
2,816
November 2014
5.8%
50,196
53,107
2,911
October 2014
60.0%
50,521
80,834
30,313
September 2014
6.5%
49,883
53,125
3,242
August 2014
7.3%
49,129
52,715
3,586
July 2014
7.1%
50,348
53,923
3,575
June 2014
6.5%
51,289
54,623
3,334
May 2014
6.7%
51,447
54,894
3,447
April 2014
6.1%
50,978
54,088
3,110
March 2014
6.6%
50,675
54,020
3,345
February 2014
6.6%
50,268
53,586
3,318
January 2014
6.9%
50,601
54,092
3,491
December 2013
6.6%
50,436
53,765
3,329
November 2013
7.0%
50,350
53,875
3,525
October 2013
7.6%
50,327
54,152
3,825
September 2013
7.7%
50,094
53,951
3,857
August 2013
8.4%
49,697
53,872
4,175
July 2013
9.0%
51,486
56,120
4,634
June 2013
9.2%
50,640
55,299
4,659
May 2013
9.0%
50,646
55,204
4,558
April 2013
8.5%
49,961
54,208
4,247
March 2013
8.8%
50,129
54,540
4,411
February 2013
9.2%
50,212
54,832
4,620
January 2013
9.8%
50,287
55,215
4,928
December 2012
9.1%
51,015
55,657
4,642
November 2012
8.6%
51,734
56,183
4,449
October 2012
8.4%
51,674
56,015
4,341
September 2012
8.6%
50,935
55,315
4,380
August 2012
8.9%
50,713
55,226
4,513
July 2012
8.9%
51,509
56,093
4,584
June 2012
9.0%
51,066
55,662
4,596
May 2012
8.6%
51,151
55,550
4,399
April 2012
8.4%
50,557
54,804
4,247
March 2012
8.7%
50,125
54,486
4,361
February 2012
9.0%
50,327
54,856
4,529
January 2012
9.3%
49,646
54,263
4,617
December 2011
8.7%
47,336
51,454
4,118
November 2011
8.4%
48,035
52,070
4,035
October 2011
8.6%
47,466
51,548
4,082
September 2011
9.0%
47,394
51,659
4,265
August 2011
9.3%
47,344
51,747
4,403
July 2011
9.2%
48,116
52,543
4,427
June 2011
9.2%
47,618
51,999
4,381
May 2011
8.5%
47,996
52,076
4,080
April 2011
8.3%
47,653
51,608
3,955
March 2011
8.3%
48,409
52,427
4,018
February 2011
8.5%
47,529
51,569
4,040
January 2011
8.9%
46,933
51,110
4,177
December 2010
8.2%
48,109
52,054
3,945
November 2010
8.5%
48,056
52,141
4,085
October 2010
7.9%
48,312
52,129
3,817
September 2010
7.9%
48,586
52,424
3,838
August 2010
8.3%
48,357
52,371
4,014
July 2010
8.4%
48,866
52,971
4,105
June 2010
8.7%
48,435
52,649
4,214
May 2010
8.4%
48,912
53,021
4,109
April 2010
8.6%
48,693
52,881
4,188
March 2010
9.2%
48,129
52,557
4,428
February 2010
9.8%
47,778
52,460
4,682
January 2010
9.9%
47,512
52,216
4,704
December 2009
9.2%
46,972
51,293
4,321
November 2009
9.0%
47,899
52,210
4,311
October 2009
8.8%
48,000
52,224
4,224
September 2009
8.8%
47,622
51,813
4,191
August 2009
8.9%
47,294
51,503
4,209
July 2009
9.8%
47,964
52,664
4,700
June 2009
9.3%
48,336
52,831
4,495
May 2009
9.2%
48,308
52,752
4,444
April 2009
8.7%
48,168
52,359
4,191
March 2009
9.2%
47,807
52,205
4,398
February 2009
9.7%
48,046
52,706
4,660
January 2009
9.2%
48,280
52,722
4,442
December 2008
7.9%
49,039
52,913
3,874
November 2008
7.2%
49,414
52,972
3,558
October 2008
6.4%
49,813
53,001
3,188
September 2008
6.3%
50,173
53,334
3,161
August 2008
6.7%
50,030
53,382
3,352
July 2008
6.9%
50,462
53,944
3,482
June 2008
6.0%
51,015
54,076
3,061
May 2008
5.6%
50,499
53,327
2,828
April 2008
5.0%
50,514
53,040
2,526
March 2008
4.9%
50,692
53,176
2,484
February 2008
5.1%
50,428
53,000
2,572
January 2008
4.9%
50,815
53,305
2,490
December 2007
4.7%
49,808
52,149
2,341
November 2007
4.5%
50,183
52,441
2,258
October 2007
4.6%
52,232
54,635
2,403
September 2007
4.6%
50,140
52,446
2,306
August 2007
4.7%
49,761
52,100
2,339
July 2007
5.5%
50,479
53,255
2,776
June 2007
5.1%
50,595
53,175
2,580
May 2007
4.6%
50,050
52,352
2,302
April 2007
4.3%
50,296
52,459
2,163
March 2007
4.3%
50,159
52,316
2,157
February 2007
4.8%
49,967
52,365
2,398
January 2007
4.7%
50,137
52,493
2,356
December 2006
4.8%
49,425
51,797
2,372
November 2006
5.3%
49,080
51,681
2,601
October 2006
4.8%
48,708
51,046
2,338
September 2006
4.7%
48,367
50,640
2,273
August 2006
4.8%
48,809
51,152
2,343
July 2006
5.9%
49,604
52,531
2,927
June 2006
4.9%
49,478
51,902
2,424
May 2006
4.8%
49,235
51,598
2,363
April 2006
4.3%
49,319
51,440
2,121
March 2006
4.8%
48,771
51,112
2,341
February 2006
5.3%
48,401
50,966
2,565
January 2006
4.9%
48,828
51,221
2,393
December 2005
4.9%
49,075
51,480
2,405
November 2005
5.4%
49,203
51,860
2,657
October 2005
5.4%
49,239
51,898
2,659
September 2005
5.2%
49,199
51,757
2,558
August 2005
5.7%
49,642
52,472
2,830
July 2005
6.5%
49,382
52,592
3,210
June 2005
5.7%
49,031
51,826
2,795
May 2005
5.1%
49,209
51,719
2,510
April 2005
5.2%
49,417
51,987
2,570
March 2005
5.3%
48,321
50,882
2,561
February 2005
5.9%
47,062
49,839
2,777
January 2005
5.6%
47,588
50,253
2,665
December 2004
5.5%
47,651
50,272
2,621
November 2004
4.5%
48,212
50,382
2,170
October 2004
4.3%
48,456
50,540
2,084
September 2004
3.9%
50,222
52,181
1,959
August 2004
4.2%
50,779
52,912
2,133
July 2004
6.3%
51,295
54,527
3,232
June 2004
5.1%
50,472
53,046
2,574
May 2004
4.5%
50,670
52,950
2,280
April 2004
4.3%
50,511
52,683
2,172
March 2004
4.6%
50,527
52,851
2,324
February 2004
5.2%
50,341
52,959
2,618
January 2004
5.3%
50,448
53,122
2,674
December 2003
5.3%
51,511
54,241
2,730
November 2003
5.4%
52,179
54,997
2,818
October 2003
5.0%
52,103
54,708
2,605
September 2003
5.0%
52,293
54,908
2,615
August 2003
5.7%
52,756
55,763
3,007
July 2003
7.0%
52,919
56,623
3,704
June 2003
6.1%
52,251
55,438
3,187
May 2003
5.6%
52,455
55,392
2,937
April 2003
5.5%
51,942
54,799
2,857
March 2003
5.4%
51,832
54,631
2,799
February 2003
5.4%
51,613
54,400
2,787
January 2003
5.7%
51,686
54,632
2,946
December 2002
5.6%
51,028
53,886
2,858
November 2002
5.4%
48,130
50,729
2,599
October 2002
5.2%
48,290
50,801
2,511
September 2002
5.1%
48,490
50,963
2,473
August 2002
5.7%
48,970
51,761
2,791
July 2002
7.3%
49,360
52,963
3,603
June 2002
6.4%
48,490
51,593
3,103
May 2002
6.3%
48,350
51,396
3,046
April 2002
6.1%
48,180
51,119
2,939
March 2002
6.1%
48,000
50,928
2,928
February 2002
6.2%
48,450
51,454
3,004
January 2002
6.0%
48,230
51,124
2,894

 

 

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