F  A  C  T  S    &    F  I  G  U  R  E  S
Section 1.5

LABOR MARKET REVIEW
(Updated January 2006)
  

Occupation*
Crawford
Dent
Gasconade
Maries
Osage
Phelps
Pulaski
Washington
Total
Natural Resources & Mining
17
N/A
12
N/A
45
66
52
40
232
Construction
345
N/A
234
N/A
209
630
368
113
1,899
Manufacturing
1,840
458
1,472
190
1,002
1,822
160
536
7,480
Trade, Transportation & Utilities
922
1,080
1,040
327
792
4,462
1,811
794
11,228
Information
61
36
36
N/A
16
180
188
32
549
Financial Activities
284
162
188
97
94
473
536
120
1,954
Professional & Business Services
407
84
284
50
37
854
751
78
2,545
Education & Health Services
402
280
378
131
256
2,223
838
368
4,876
Leisure & Hospitatlity
637
299
571
95
155
1,805
2,005
256
5,823
Other Services
224
234
164
N/A
23
478
414
620
2,157
Government
258
169
202
70
30
778
2,196
622
4,325
2005 Labor Force Information**
Total Employed
11,371
6,350
7,530
4,690
7,544
23,518
18,164
10,096
89,263
Unemployed
10,796
6,000
7,190
4,509
7,251
22,684
17,391
9,403
85,224
Total Labor Force
575
350
340
181
293
834
773
693
4,039
Annual Unemployment
5.1%
5.5%
4.5%
3.9%
3.9%
3.5%
4.3%
6.9%
4.5%
  
*Source: 2004 Missouri Regional Data - Missouri Economic Research and Information Center
**Source: October 2005 Local Area Unemployment Statistics - Missouri Economic Research and Information Center

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