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2017 Employment Status

Subject United States   Oklahoma   Canadian County, Oklahoma
Estimate Percent Estimate Percent Estimate Percent
    Population 16 years and over 260,564,248 (X) 3,075,002 (X) 107,818 (X)
      In labor force 164,727,057 63.2% 1,874,308 61.0% 75,222 69.8%
          Employed 155,058,331 59.5% 1,758,402 57.2% 72,424 67.2%
          Unemployed 8,645,230 3.3% 99,619 3.2% 2,651 2.5%
        Armed Forces 1,023,496 0.4% 16,287 0.5% 147 0.1%
      Not in labor force 95,837,191 36.8% 1,200,694 39.0% 32,596 30.2%
 
Subject Cleveland County, Oklahoma   Oklahoma County, Oklahoma   Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma
Estimate Percent Estimate Percent Estimate Percent
    Population 16 years and over 225,058 (X) 605,770 (X) 57,525 (X)
      In labor force 149,505 66.4% 394,755 65.2% 32,859 57.1%
          Employed 142,650 63.4% 371,774 61.4% 31,225 54.3%
          Unemployed 5,534 2.5% 19,140 3.2% 1,569 2.7%
        Armed Forces 1,321 0.6% 3,841 0.6% 65 0.1%
      Not in labor force 75,553 33.6% 211,015 34.8% 24,666 42.9%
Subject Oklahoma City, OK Metro Area
Estimate Percent
    Population 16 years and over 1,077,280 (X)
      In labor force 702,128 65.2%
          Employed 666,609 61.9%
          Unemployed 30,024 2.8%
        Armed Forces 5,495 0.5%
      Not in labor force 375,152 34.8%

Data for Kingfisher, Lincoln and Logan counties available in December.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2017 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates. Selected Economic Characteristics. Table DP03.