49.3% unemployed in Prentiss County in 2017


49.3 percent of Prentiss 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 Prentiss County population reached 20,194.

Out of 10,230 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 Prentiss County for 2017
Employment status
Number of people
Percentage of population
Not employed
9,964
49.3
Employed
10,230
50.7
Employed in civilian labor force
10,230
50.7
Employed in armed forces
0
0

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