42.1% unemployed in Scott County in 2017


42.1 percent of Scott County residents between 16 and 65 years old were unemployed in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

The percentage of unemployed residents was greater than the statewide total of 36.2 percent for this demographic group. In 2017 the total Scott County population reached 18,863.

Out of 10,915 people who had a job, 36 were employed in the Armed Forces and 10,879 belonged to the civilian labor force.

The total unemployment numbers include residents of all ages who are not working.

Employment status in Scott County for 2017
Employment status
Number of people
Percentage of population
Not employed
7,948
42.1
Employed
10,915
57.9
Employed in civilian labor force
10,879
57.7
Employed in armed forces
36
0.19

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