Total Labor Force (2018)

3,053,457

Total Population

6,126,452

Population Rank Among States

18th

American Community Survey, 2013-2017

Public School Spending Per Student

$12,866

Rank Among States

33rd

U.S. Census Bureau, May 2020

Statewide Unemployment Rate (2018)

3.2%

State Workforce Board

Missouri Workforce Development Board

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Local Workforce Boards

Central Region Workforce Investment Board, Inc.

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East Jackson County Workforce Investment Board

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Kansas City Region Workforce Investment Board

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Northeast Missouri Workforce Development Board, Inc.

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Northwest Missouri Workforce Development Board

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Ozark Region Workforce Development Board

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Saint Louis County Workforce Development Board

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South Central Workforce Investment Board

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St. Charles County Workforce Development Board

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St. Louis Workforce Development Board

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Workforce Development Board of Southeast Missouri

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Workforce Development Board of Western Missouri Inc.

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Workforce Investment Board of Jefferson/Franklin Counties

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Workforce Investment Board of the Southwest Missouri

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WIOA Funding

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Labor Force Data

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

Missouri National
Year-over Annual Job Growth
2.8%
1.7%
Year-over Average Wage Growth
4.6%
3.3%
Annual Average Unemployment Rate
3.2%
3.9%
Unemployment Exhaustion Rate
31.4%
34.6%
Annual Labor Participation Rate
62.8%
62.9%

Education Levels

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

Less than high school (5.7% Missouri | 12.0% National)
5.7%
12%
High school (27.2% Missouri | 27.1% National)
27.2%
27.1%
Some college/Associate Degree (29.1% Missouri | 28.9% National)
29.1%
28.9%
Bachelor's degree or greater (38.0% Missouri | 32.0% National)
38%
32%

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