Total Labor Force (2018)

3,193,774

Total Population

6,042,718

Population Rank Among States

19th

American Community Survey, 2013-2017

Public School Spending Per Student

$17,793

Rank Among States

15th

U.S. Census Bureau, May 2020

Statewide Unemployment Rate (2018)

3.9%

Rank Among States

26th (tied)

BLS, Local Area Unemployment Statistics
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Southern Maryland Workforce Development Board

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Susquehanna Workforce Network

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Upper Shore Workforce Development Board

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Labor Force Data

*United States Department of Labor Unemployment Insurance National Data, 2018 Non-seasonally adjusted

Maryland National
Year-over Annual Job Growth
0.7%
1.7%
Year-over Average Wage Growth
3.7%
3.3%
Annual Average Unemployment Rate
3.9%
3.9%
Unemployment Exhaustion Rate
35.6%
34.6%
Annual Labor Participation Rate
66.9%
62.9%

Education Levels

*Ages 25 and Older according to the American Community Survey (ACS) educational attainment data.

Less than high school (6.2% Maryland | 12.0% National)
6.2%
12%
High school (23.8% Maryland | 27.1% National)
23.8%
27.1%
Some college/Associate Degree (22.6% Maryland | 28.9% National)
22.6%
28.9%
Bachelor's degree or greater (47.4% Maryland | 32.0% National)
47.4%
32%

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