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Jefferson County Data

Where do Jefferson County residents work?

More than 60 percent of employed Jefferson County residents commute to employers outside the county.

  Count Share
Living in the Selection Area 43,972 100.0%
Living and Employed in the Selection Area 15,935 36.2%
Living in the Selection Area but Employed Outside 28,037 63.8%

Which workers commute to jobs outside of Jefferson County?

  Count Share
Workers Aged 29 or younger 6,342 22.6%
Workers Aged 30 to 54 14,832 52.9%
Workers Aged 55 or older 6,863 24.5%
Workers Earning $1,250 per month or less 6,003 21.4%
Workers Earning $1,251 to $3,333 per month 8,004 28.5%
Workers Earning More than $3,333 per month 14,030 50.0%

2018 data. Source: OntheMap, https://onthemap.ces.census.gov

Most Recent Unemployment Rate Data Available (October 2021): 2%

2020 Unemployment Rate

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