Labor Force

Commuter Labor Force

(Applied Geographic Solutions 2015)

30 mile radius (45 minutes) 133,918
60 mile radius (75 minutes) 1,120,677

 

Annual Average Unemployment Rates

2015 5.4%
2014 7.1%
2013 9.0%
2010 11.8%
2005 8.3%

*Data from MI Labor Market Information

2015 Annual Employment Data

Labor force 18,429
Employed 17,430
Unemployed 999
Unemployment rate 5.4%

*Data from MI Labor Market Information

Stability of Workforce to Population in Gratiot Co.

Inflow/Outflow Analysis

Employed in Gratiot Co., but live outside 6,778
Live in Gratiot Co., but employed outside 8,245
Employed and live in Gratiot Co. 5,639

*Data from U.S. Census Bureau, OnTheMap Application 2014

Industry

Gratiot County Industry

Employed* Establishments** Median Earnings*
Agriculture, forestry, fishing/hunting, & mining 742  6 $26,955
Construction 656 57 $40,682
Manufacturing 2,684 49 $31,857
Wholesale trade 327 33 $36,103
Retail trade 1,509 127 $21,924
Transportation/warehousing & utilities 929 38 $44,173
Information 230 18 $22,500
Finance/insurance & real estate/rental/leasing 636 64 $25,625
Professional, scientific, management & administrative/waste management 755 62 $25,651
Educational services & health care/social assistance 4,398 118 $26,532
Arts/entertainment/recreation & accommodation/food services 1,446 77 $11,236
Other services (except public administration) 842 85 $17,647
Public administration 981 n/a $46,981
Totals 16,135 734 $26,958***

*Data from 2010-2014 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates, U.S. Census
**Data from 2014 County Business Patterns, Economic Census
***Estimate indicates median earnings of the total civilian employed population 16 years and over.

Agriculture

Agriculture Employment

Hired farm workers / employees* 1,479
Full-time farm operators* 1,270
Agribusiness related employees** 491

*Data from 2012 USDA Census of Agriculture
**Data from GGDI-conducted survey, Summer 2013