Union County Employment

Our map shows the change, in percent, of the latest available annual employment estimates. As of August 2014, there were 96,318 employed people in Union County. This is down 1.2% from 97,454 employed people in the previous month.6

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Annual Changes in Union County

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

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

YearMonthEmployment% Change
2014 August1 96,318 -1.2%
2014 July 97,454 +0.8%
2014 June 96,651 -1.4%
2014 May 97,995 +1.0%
2014 April 96,982 +0.1%
2014 March 96,888 +1.4%
2014 February 95,563 -0.5%
2014 January 96,041 +0.4%
2013 December 95,658 -0.7%
2013 November 96,360 +0.2%
2013 October 96,146 +0.6%
2013 September 95,596 +0.6%
2013 August 95,044 -0.3%
2013 July 95,325 +0.7%
2013 June 94,677 -1.0%
2013 May 95,606 +0.5%
2013 April 95,157 +0.4%
2013 March 94,757 +0.8%
2013 February 94,032 +0.4%
2013 January 93,640 -0.6%
2012 December 94,180 -0.5%
2012 November 94,696 -0.6%
2012 October 95,227 +1.2%
2012 September 94,141 +1.2%
2012 August 92,998 -0.1%
2012 July 93,068 +0.5%
2012 June 92,594 -0.8%
2012 May 93,315 +0.7%
2012 April 92,698 +0.1%
2012 March 92,590 +1.0%
2012 February 91,648 +0.3%
2012 January 91,374 -0.2%
2011 December 91,561 -0.5%
2011 November 91,987 +0.4%
2011 October 91,643 +0.4%
2011 September 91,268 +0.9%
2011 August 90,411 +0.4%
2011 July 90,036 +0.6%
2011 June 89,486 -0.7%
2011 May 90,077 0.0%
2011 April 90,036 +0.3%
2011 March 89,746 +0.8%
2011 February 89,036 +0.6%
2011 January 88,483 -0.8%
2010 December 89,232 -0.1%
2010 November 89,334 -0.2%
2010 October 89,557 +1.1%
2010 September 88,558 +0.2%
2010 August 88,345 +0.4%
2010 July 87,951 -0.1%
2010 June 88,026 -0.9%
2010 May 88,802 +0.6%
2010 April 88,262 +1.1%
2010 March 87,299 +1.2%
2010 February 86,257 +0.1%
2010 January 86,162 +1.3%
2009 December 85,075 -1.0%
2009 November 85,895 -0.2%
2009 October 86,091 -0.1%
2009 September 86,183 -0.3%
2009 August 86,428 +0.3%
2009 July 86,192 +0.2%
2009 June 86,032 -0.3%
2009 May 86,256 -0.4%
2009 April 86,602 -0.1%
2009 March 86,661 -0.1%
2009 February 86,785 -0.5%
2009 January 87,207 -2.0%
2008 December 88,950 -0.9%
2008 November 89,760 -1.6%
2008 October 91,247 +0.6%
2008 September 90,746 +0.3%
2008 August 90,514 +0.1%
2008 July 90,414 -0.0%
2008 June 90,425 -0.3%
2008 May 90,721 -0.0%
2008 April 90,754 +0.2%
2008 March 90,556 +0.4%
2008 February 90,178 +0.4%
2008 January 89,855 +1.7%
2007 December 88,324 -0.5%
2007 November 88,735 -0.2%
2007 October 88,900 +0.7%
2007 September 88,300 +0.5%
2007 August 87,869 +0.1%
2007 July 87,741 +0.2%
2007 June 87,593 -0.1%
2007 May 87,656 +0.4%
2007 April 87,274 -0.3%
2007 March 87,502 +1.1%
2007 February 86,523 +0.4%
2007 January 86,157 -1.6%
2006 December 87,562 -0.4%
2006 November 87,879 -0.2%
2006 October 88,033 +1.2%
2006 September 86,995 +0.4%
2006 August 86,606 +0.7%
2006 July 86,037 +0.5%
2006 June 85,577 -0.1%
2006 May 85,692 +0.4%
2006 April 85,378 +0.8%
2006 March 84,698 +1.0%
2006 February 83,841 +0.2%
2006 January 83,652 +3.7%
2005 December 80,658 -0.1%
2005 November 80,774 -0.7%
2005 October 81,319 +1.6%
2005 September 80,011 +0.6%
2005 August 79,501 +0.3%
2005 July 79,248 +0.2%
2005 June 79,106 +0.1%
2005 May 79,002 +0.5%
2005 April 78,580 +0.7%
2005 March 78,052 +0.6%
2005 February 77,595 +0.4%
2005 January 77,258 +2.5%
2004 December 75,392 -0.6%
2004 November 75,864 -0.3%
2004 October 76,120 +0.9%
2004 September 75,423 +0.5%
2004 August 75,056 -0.0%
2004 July 75,083 +0.2%
2004 June 74,952 +0.6%
2004 May 74,542 +0.3%
2004 April 74,302 -0.2%
2004 March 74,428 +0.4%
2004 February 74,124 +0.2%
2004 January 74,011 0.0%