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Work Force

Labor Market Area
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  Labor market counties are composed of counties which significantly exist within the sixty (60) minute drive range of the originating county‚Äôs county seat. A county will be included within the radius if the centroid point of a county (a point representing the center of the geographic area of a county) falls within the drive zone. Additionally, all contiguous counties will be classified as part of the labor market with the exception of non-Kentucky contiguous counties which have been excluded by the above mentioned 60-minute drive range and have a border with the Mississippi and/or Ohio Rivers.  

  Civilian Labor Force  
    Cumberland County Labor Market Area  
  2017 Feb. 2018 2017 Feb. 2018  
  Civilian Labor Force 2,958 2,921 61,392 61,091  
  Employed 2,802 2,749 58,018 57,643  
  Unemployed 156 172 3,374 3,448  
  Unemployment Rate (%) 5.3 5.9 5.5 5.6  
  Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.  

  Unemployment Rate (%)  
  Year Cumberland County Labor Market Area Kentucky U.S.  
  2013 11.1 9.3 8.3 7.4  
  2014 7.6 7.8 6.5 6.2  
  2015 6.0 7.0 5.4 5.3  
  2016 5.5 5.9 5 4.9  
  2017 5.3 5.5 4.9 4.4  
  Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.  

  Commuting Patterns  
  Residents of Cumberland County 2014 Percent  
  Working and Residing In County 883 41.2  
  Commuting Out of County 1,261 58.8  
  Total Residents 2,144 100.0  
  Employees in Cumberland County  
  Working and Residing In County 883 54.1  
  Commuting Into County 749 45.9  
  Total Employees 1,632 100.0  
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.  
  Note: Data for Kentucky and border states only.  

  Average Weekly Wage, 2015  
    Cumberland County Kentucky (Statewide) U.S.  
 Total All Industries$640$834$1,018 
 Total Private Industries6428311,017 
 Natural Resources and Mining01,0751,124 
 ConstructionN/A9931,096 
 Manufacturing4781,0911,237 
 Trade, Transportation and Utilities460758852 
 InformationN/A9441,829 
 Financial Activities6301,1691,691 
 Professional and Business Services08781,332 
 Education and Health Services866878911 
 Leisure and Hospitality296312419 
 Other Services and Unclassified0591691 
  Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.