47.9% unemployed in Quitman County in 2017


47.9 percent of Quitman 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 42.3 percent for this demographic group. In 2017 the total Quitman County population reached 5,922.

Out of 3,083 people who had a job, all belonged to the civilian labor force.

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

Employment status in Quitman County for 2017
Employment status
Number of people
Percentage of population
Not employed
2,839
47.9
Employed
3,083
52.1
Employed in civilian labor force
3,083
52.1
Employed in armed forces
0
0

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