Lee County Employment

Our map shows the change, in percent, of the latest available annual employment estimates. As of July 2014, there were 23,235 employed people in Lee County. This is down 1.8% from 23,650 employed people in the previous month.6

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Annual Changes in Lee County

This graph shows changes, in percent, of the number of average monthly employed people in Lee County over the past 10 years. Each point represents the change in the percent of employed people from the baseline year.

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Monthly Changes in Lee County

This is a more detailed look, showing monthly changes in the number of employed people in Lee County over the past 10 years.

YearMonthEmployment% Change
2014 July1 23,235 -1.8%
2014 June 23,650 -0.1%
2014 May 23,679 +1.9%
2014 April 23,237 +0.1%
2014 March 23,217 +1.0%
2014 February 22,992 +0.4%
2014 January 22,892 -0.6%
2013 December2 23,029 -0.4%
2013 November2 23,124 -0.4%
2013 October2 23,213 -0.3%
2013 September2 23,278 +1.1%
2013 August2 23,014 -0.0%
2013 July2 23,023 -0.9%
2013 June2 23,229 -0.4%
2013 May2 23,319 +0.7%
2013 April2 23,148 -0.3%
2013 March2 23,225 0.0%
2013 February2 23,224 +0.7%
2013 January2 23,069 -2.3%
2012 December2 23,609 -0.2%
2012 November2 23,646 -1.0%
2012 October2 23,886 +0.4%
2012 September2 23,802 +1.5%
2012 August2 23,445 -0.4%
2012 July2 23,546 -1.1%
2012 June2 23,812 +0.1%
2012 May2 23,779 +0.9%
2012 April2 23,568 -0.3%
2012 March2 23,644 +0.6%
2012 February2 23,505 +1.0%
2012 January2 23,272 +0.7%
2011 December2 23,107 -0.6%
2011 November2 23,241 -0.6%
2011 October2 23,382 -0.2%
2011 September2 23,440 +0.6%
2011 August2 23,306 +1.2%
2011 July2 23,024 -1.8%
2011 June2 23,453 -0.8%
2011 May2 23,643 -0.4%
2011 April2 23,747 +0.8%
2011 March2 23,548 +1.3%
2011 February2 23,250 +0.8%
2011 January2 23,069 -0.2%
2010 December2 23,106 -0.1%
2010 November2 23,139 -0.3%
2010 October2 23,219 +0.9%
2010 September2 23,019 +0.7%
2010 August2 22,861 +0.3%
2010 July2 22,800 -2.0%
2010 June2 23,262 -0.1%
2010 May2 23,287 -0.1%
2010 April2 23,313 +0.9%
2010 March2 23,100 +1.4%
2010 February2 22,780 -0.1%
2010 January2 22,801 +0.2%
2009 December3 22,749 -0.5%
2009 November3 22,857 +0.1%
2009 October3 22,843 +2.0%
2009 September3 22,390 +1.2%
2009 August3 22,134 +0.8%
2009 July3 21,957 -2.1%
2009 June3 22,420 0.0%
2009 May3 22,412 -0.8%
2009 April3 22,592 +1.1%
2009 March3 22,354 0.0%
2009 February3 22,354 -0.5%
2009 January3 22,457 -1.8%
2008 December 22,868 -2.1%
2008 November 23,356 -1.2%
2008 October 23,633 -0.5%
2008 September 23,753 -0.0%
2008 August 23,758 -1.1%
2008 July 24,032 0.0%
2008 June 24,032 0.0%
2008 May 24,026 -0.7%
2008 April 24,194 -0.3%
2008 March 24,256 +0.2%
2008 February 24,203 +0.2%
2008 January 24,152 -2.4%
2007 December 24,744 -0.2%
2007 November 24,798 +0.8%
2007 October 24,602 -1.1%
2007 September 24,884 +0.5%
2007 August 24,765 -0.7%
2007 July 24,947 -1.0%
2007 June 25,189 +0.9%
2007 May 24,972 +0.6%
2007 April 24,833 -1.2%
2007 March 25,125 +1.0%
2007 February 24,872 +0.2%
2007 January 24,817 0.0%
2006 December 24,805 -0.4%
2006 November 24,906 -0.3%
2006 October 24,970 +0.2%
2006 September 24,920 -0.8%
2006 August 25,111 -1.1%
2006 July 25,378 -0.5%
2006 June 25,511 +1.7%
2006 May 25,083 +0.2%
2006 April 25,031 +0.9%
2006 March 24,809 +0.7%
2006 February 24,636 0.0%
2006 January 24,624 -0.5%
2005 December 24,751 -0.1%
2005 November 24,783 -1.0%
2005 October 25,029 -0.0%
2005 September 25,038 +0.2%
2005 August 24,985 -0.5%
2005 July 25,115 +1.0%
2005 June 24,861 +1.3%
2005 May 24,533 -1.1%
2005 April 24,799 +1.5%
2005 March 24,437 +0.9%
2005 February 24,218 +0.4%
2005 January 24,122 +0.2%
2004 December 24,080 -1.2%
2004 November 24,366 -1.5%
2004 October 24,731 -0.2%
2004 September 24,769 +0.5%
2004 August 24,657 +0.8%
2004 July 24,459 +0.2%
2004 June 24,408 +1.3%
2004 May 24,094 +0.6%
2004 April 23,944 +1.2%
2004 March 23,665 +0.6%
2004 February 23,528 -0.0%
2004 January 23,534 0.0%