43% unemployed in Mount Vernon in 2017


43 percent of Mount Vernon residents between 16 and 65 years old were unemployed in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

The percentage of unemployed residents was greater than the statewide total of 36.8 percent for this demographic group. In 2017 the total Mount Vernon population reached 13,359.

Out of 7,617 people who had a job, all belonged to the civilian labor force.

The total unemployment numbers include residents of all ages who are not working.

Employment status in Mount Vernon for 2017
Employment status
Number of people
Percentage of population
Not employed
5,742
43
Employed
7,617
57
Employed in civilian labor force
7,617
57
Employed in armed forces
0
0

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