Union Parish

Union Parish Workforce

WORKFORCE STATISTICS (August 2017)

Civilian Labor Force 9,189
Total Employed 8,654
Total Un-employed 535
Unemployment Rate 5.8%
La. Workforce Commission, Labor Market Statistics, Local Area Unemployment Statistics, not seasonally adjusted, August 2017.
 
 

OCCUPATION CLASSIFICATION (2017)

Blue Collar 31.79%
White Collar 50.49%
Service and Farm 17.72%
Nielsen Segmentation & Market Solutions 2017 Demographic Snapshot.

 

EMPLOYMENT AND WAGES FOR SELECTED OCCUPATIONS (Q3 2016)

  Average Employment Average Weekly Wage
ALL OCCUPATIONS 4,822 $576
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 163 $935
Mining * *
Utilities 56

$1,123

Construction 278 $622
Manufacturing * *
Wholesale trade 65 $1,047
Retail trade 622 $457
Transportation and warehousing 146 $841
Information 49 $1,084
Finance and insurance 111 $766
Real estate and rental and leasing 14 $577
Professional and technical services 43 $618
Management of companies and enterprises * *
Administrative and waste services 209 $499
Educational services 509 $427
Health care and social assistance 638 $553
Arts, entertainment, and recreation 40 $431
Accommodation and food services 230 $252
Other services, except public administration 45 $586
Public administration 282 $701
*Data non-published
La. Workforce Commission, Employment and Total Wages Paid by Employers Subject to La. Employment Security Law, Q3 2016. Released March 2017.