Richmond County Employment

Our map shows the change, in percent, of the latest available annual employment estimates. As of August 2014, there were 16,917 employed people in Richmond County. This is down 2.9% from 17,423 employed people in the previous month.6

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Annual Changes in Richmond County

This graph shows changes, in percent, of the number of average monthly employed people in Richmond 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 Richmond County

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

YearMonthEmployment% Change
2014 August1 16,917 -2.9%
2014 July 17,423 -0.2%
2014 June 17,462 -0.1%
2014 May 17,471 +1.9%
2014 April 17,139 +0.5%
2014 March 17,058 +1.0%
2014 February 16,893 -0.9%
2014 January 17,053 +1.0%
2013 December 16,889 -0.8%
2013 November 17,020 -0.2%
2013 October 17,051 -0.7%
2013 September 17,169 +0.1%
2013 August 17,149 -2.5%
2013 July 17,590 +1.3%
2013 June 17,363 -0.2%
2013 May 17,397 +0.7%
2013 April 17,278 +0.6%
2013 March 17,177 +0.3%
2013 February 17,131 +0.2%
2013 January 17,105 -1.6%
2012 December 17,381 -0.7%
2012 November 17,503 -0.4%
2012 October 17,579 +0.2%
2012 September 17,552 +1.8%
2012 August 17,239 -1.2%
2012 July 17,444 -0.3%
2012 June 17,503 +0.1%
2012 May 17,490 +0.7%
2012 April 17,368 -0.4%
2012 March 17,440 +0.6%
2012 February 17,329 +0.3%
2012 January 17,285 -0.2%
2011 December 17,315 -0.8%
2011 November 17,450 +0.7%
2011 October 17,335 -0.1%
2011 September 17,360 -0.4%
2011 August 17,421 -1.7%
2011 July 17,717 -0.6%
2011 June 17,818 +0.4%
2011 May 17,751 +1.2%
2011 April 17,540 +0.5%
2011 March 17,448 +1.2%
2011 February 17,233 +0.3%
2011 January 17,188 -0.7%
2010 December 17,317 -1.6%
2010 November 17,595 -1.2%
2010 October 17,813 -0.3%
2010 September 17,866 -0.4%
2010 August 17,941 -2.1%
2010 July 18,329 +1.2%
2010 June 18,108 -0.1%
2010 May 18,118 +0.8%
2010 April 17,976 +0.6%
2010 March 17,869 +0.5%
2010 February 17,779 +0.2%
2010 January 17,740 +4.9%
2009 December 16,909 -1.3%
2009 November 17,137 0.0%
2009 October 17,134 -1.0%
2009 September 17,309 +0.3%
2009 August 17,254 -2.2%
2009 July 17,636 +0.7%
2009 June 17,519 +1.0%
2009 May 17,342 +0.2%
2009 April 17,316 +0.6%
2009 March 17,205 -0.1%
2009 February 17,225 -0.1%
2009 January 17,239 -2.4%
2008 December 17,665 -1.8%
2008 November 17,991 -1.0%
2008 October 18,164 -0.5%
2008 September 18,247 -0.2%
2008 August 18,291 -2.0%
2008 July 18,655 +0.9%
2008 June 18,486 +1.3%
2008 May 18,255 -0.9%
2008 April 18,425 +0.5%
2008 March 18,335 +0.7%
2008 February 18,200 -0.9%
2008 January 18,357 -2.3%
2007 December 18,784 -0.9%
2007 November 18,959 -1.0%
2007 October 19,150 +0.2%
2007 September 19,103 +0.5%
2007 August 19,002 -2.6%
2007 July 19,504 +2.1%
2007 June 19,109 +0.3%
2007 May 19,051 -0.4%
2007 April 19,120 -0.3%
2007 March 19,185 +1.3%
2007 February 18,938 -0.5%
2007 January 19,037 +0.3%
2006 December 18,981 -0.3%
2006 November 19,038 +0.2%
2006 October 19,008 +2.0%
2006 September 18,643 -0.4%
2006 August 18,715 -1.8%
2006 July 19,067 +0.9%
2006 June 18,893 +1.3%
2006 May 18,644 -0.8%
2006 April 18,789 +0.4%
2006 March 18,707 +0.6%
2006 February 18,598 -0.3%
2006 January 18,653 +0.5%
2005 December 18,563 -0.5%
2005 November 18,651 -0.4%
2005 October 18,722 -0.2%
2005 September 18,754 -0.5%
2005 August 18,849 -1.7%
2005 July 19,171 +1.8%
2005 June 18,829 +1.2%
2005 May 18,613 -0.6%
2005 April 18,716 -0.1%
2005 March 18,733 +0.8%
2005 February 18,583 +0.1%
2005 January 18,559 +0.8%
2004 December 18,412 -0.8%
2004 November 18,553 -0.1%
2004 October 18,565 +0.5%
2004 September 18,474 -1.0%
2004 August 18,655 -1.9%
2004 July 19,023 +2.1%
2004 June 18,640 -0.3%
2004 May 18,690 +0.1%
2004 April 18,664 +0.4%
2004 March 18,585 +0.6%
2004 February 18,478 -0.5%
2004 January 18,573 0.0%