Louisville Metropolitan Statistical Area Workforce Statistics

 

1990¹

2000²

2010³

Nov. 2016 4 

 Civilian Workforce 

549,884 

610,050 

636,946 

644,400

 Employed 

521,646 

588,122 

571,183 

621,400

 Unemployed 

28,238 

21,928 

62,692 

23,000

 Unemployment Rate 

5.1% 

3.6% 

10.3% 

3.6% 

¹In 1990, the Louisville Metropolitan Statistical Area was defined by the Federal Office of Management and Budget to include the following counties:  Bullitt, Jefferson, Oldham and Shelby counties in Kentucky and Clark, Floyd and Harrison counties in Indiana.

²In 1993, the Federal Office of Management and Budget revised the Louisville Metropolitan Statistical Area to include the following counties:  Bullitt, Jefferson and Oldham counties in Kentucky; Clark, Floyd, Harrison and Scott counties in Indiana.

³In 2009, the Federal Office of Management and Budget revised the Louisville Metropolitan Statistical Area to include the following counties:  Bullitt, Henry, Jefferson, Meade, Nelson, Oldham, Shelby, Spencer and Trimble counties in Kentucky; Clark, Floyd, Harrison and Washington counties in Indiana.

4In 2013, the Federal Office of Management and Budget revised the Louisville Metropolitan Statistical Area to include the following counties:  Bullitt, Henry, Jefferson, Oldham, Shelby, Spencer and Trimble counties in Kentucky; Clark, Floyd, Harrison, Scott and Washington counties in Indiana.

Sources: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, February 2017

 


Deana Epperly Karem
Vice President of Regional Growth
Emily Brandon
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Vicky Fisher
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