Wayne County Employment

Our map shows the change, in percent, of the latest available annual employment estimates. As of August 2014, there were 49,129 employed people in Wayne County. This is down 2.5% from 50,389 employed people in the previous month.6

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Annual Changes in Wayne County

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

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

YearMonthEmployment% Change
2014 August1 49,129 -2.5%
2014 July 50,389 -1.8%
2014 June 51,337 -0.1%
2014 May 51,386 +0.8%
2014 April 50,978 +0.6%
2014 March 50,653 +0.8%
2014 February 50,268 -0.7%
2014 January 50,630 +0.4%
2013 December 50,443 +0.2%
2013 November 50,323 0.0%
2013 October 50,304 +0.5%
2013 September 50,076 +1.2%
2013 August 49,477 -1.0%
2013 July 49,990 -1.0%
2013 June 50,474 +0.2%
2013 May 50,379 +1.2%
2013 April 49,802 +0.7%
2013 March 49,469 -0.3%
2013 February 49,632 0.0%
2013 January 49,626 -1.0%
2012 December 50,124 -0.8%
2012 November 50,538 +0.2%
2012 October 50,457 +1.1%
2012 September 49,923 +0.7%
2012 August 49,595 -1.6%
2012 July 50,386 -0.5%
2012 June 50,634 -0.5%
2012 May 50,878 +1.8%
2012 April 49,986 +0.3%
2012 March 49,827 +0.1%
2012 February 49,765 +1.0%
2012 January 49,266 -0.7%
2011 December 49,632 -0.0%
2011 November 49,638 +0.3%
2011 October 49,485 +0.7%
2011 September 49,165 0.0%
2011 August 49,145 -0.5%
2011 July 49,407 -0.3%
2011 June 49,556 -0.5%
2011 May 49,818 0.0%
2011 April 49,809 +0.6%
2011 March 49,514 +0.9%
2011 February 49,054 +0.4%
2011 January 48,858 +1.6%
2010 December 48,076 -1.9%
2010 November 49,006 -0.4%
2010 October 49,209 +0.5%
2010 September 48,960 -0.1%
2010 August 49,002 -1.1%
2010 July 49,565 -1.1%
2010 June 50,106 -0.2%
2010 May 50,228 +0.5%
2010 April 49,971 +0.9%
2010 March 49,510 +0.9%
2010 February 49,091 -0.1%
2010 January 49,141 +1.4%
2009 December 48,460 -1.3%
2009 November 49,082 -0.0%
2009 October 49,098 +0.3%
2009 September 48,961 +0.1%
2009 August 48,888 -1.7%
2009 July 49,712 -0.8%
2009 June 50,133 -0.2%
2009 May 50,223 +0.8%
2009 April 49,803 +0.8%
2009 March 49,412 -1.3%
2009 February 50,064 +0.6%
2009 January 49,790 +0.4%
2008 December 49,616 -1.4%
2008 November 50,313 -0.2%
2008 October 50,425 -0.1%
2008 September 50,464 +1.2%
2008 August 49,846 -0.9%
2008 July 50,299 -1.5%
2008 June 51,078 +1.0%
2008 May 50,578 +0.3%
2008 April 50,426 -0.4%
2008 March 50,645 +0.4%
2008 February 50,432 -1.3%
2008 January 51,109 +1.4%
2007 December 50,389 -0.2%
2007 November 50,482 +1.1%
2007 October 49,915 -0.0%
2007 September 49,925 +0.6%
2007 August 49,646 -0.9%
2007 July 50,122 -1.3%
2007 June 50,803 +0.8%
2007 May 50,401 +0.7%
2007 April 50,055 -0.4%
2007 March 50,265 +0.5%
2007 February 50,018 +0.4%
2007 January 49,824 -2.1%
2006 December 50,872 +0.7%
2006 November 50,515 +0.2%
2006 October 50,397 +0.8%
2006 September 49,978 -0.1%
2006 August 50,011 -0.9%
2006 July 50,454 -1.0%
2006 June 50,979 +2.0%
2006 May 49,987 +0.1%
2006 April 49,954 +1.8%
2006 March 49,066 +0.4%
2006 February 48,885 +0.3%
2006 January 48,729 -0.1%
2005 December 48,757 -0.2%
2005 November 48,875 -0.2%
2005 October 48,983 -0.1%
2005 September 49,016 +0.2%
2005 August 48,925 -0.9%
2005 July 49,375 +1.0%
2005 June 48,897 -0.0%
2005 May 48,910 -0.8%
2005 April 49,319 +1.6%
2005 March 48,542 +0.7%
2005 February 48,185 -0.4%
2005 January 48,402 -0.0%
2004 December 48,406 -0.2%
2004 November 48,511 +0.3%
2004 October 48,353 -0.2%
2004 September 48,441 +0.3%
2004 August 48,290 -0.3%
2004 July 48,412 -0.2%
2004 June 48,493 -0.8%
2004 May 48,891 +0.1%
2004 April 48,840 +1.0%
2004 March 48,379 +0.5%
2004 February 48,119 -1.0%
2004 January 48,613 0.0%