Research Report #27

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Urban-Rural County Labor Market Characteristics (2001). There were 8 rural counties. The first county had a 3.2% unemployment rate, 1,272 total jobs, 256 health sector jobs, and 62 social services sector jobs. The second county had a 4.4% unemployment rate, 1,315 total jobs, 153 health sector jobs, and 56 social services sector jobs. The third county had a 2.6% unemployment rate, 3,356 total jobs, 413 health sector jobs, and 46 social services sector jobs. The fourth county had a 3% unemployment rate, 4,755 total jobs, 564 health sector jobs, and 216 social services sector jobs. The fifth county had a 4.5% unemployment rate, 9,698 total jobs, 865 health sector jobs, and 193 social services sector jobs. The sixth county had an 11.4% unemployment rate, 4,091 total jobs, 56 health sector jobs, and 31 social services sector jobs. The seventh county had a 4.6% unemployment rate, 5,219 total jobs, 456 health sector jobs, and 89 social services sector jobs. The eighth county had a 3.5% unemployment rate, 2,561 total jobs, 357 health sector jobs, and 109 social services sector jobs. There were 4 urban counties. The first county (shared by two providers) had a 3.8% unemployment rate, 49,151 total jobs, 5,597 health sector jobs, and 1,796 social services sector jobs. The second county had a 4.4% unemployment rate, 32,568 total jobs, 3,811 health sector jobs, and 1,303 social services sector jobs. The third county had a 3.5% unemployment rate, 28,828 total jobs, 2,050 health sector jobs, and 1,340 social services sector jobs. The fourth county had a 3.8% unemployment rate, 66,420 total jobs,6,950 health sector jobs, and 2,289 social services sector jobs. These data come from our survey and from the Montana Department of Labor and Industry.

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