Butte-Silver Bow (balance) Unemployment Statistics

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The unemployment rate, reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), is the percent of people in Butte-Silver Bow (balance)'s labor force who are unemployed. The labor force is essentially the pool of currently-available residents in Butte-Silver Bow (balance); it excludes people not seeking employment, such as retired seniors and small children. 

Understanding the severity and trends of Butte-Silver Bow (balance)'s unemployment is vital to ensuring the overall well-being of its community.


How does the unemployment rate in Butte-Silver Bow (balance) compare to Montana?

Characteristics of the unemployed population, shown below, are reported by the Census Bureau's American Community Survey (ACS). Unlike the Census, which is an exact count of people and households every ten years, ACS statistics are estimated based on a representative survey sample.

How does unemployment rate in Butte-Silver Bow (balance) vary by sex, age, and race?

How does the unemployment rate in Butte-Silver Bow (balance) vary by education?

About the Data

Monthly unemployment data is from the Bureau of Labor Statistics' Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program.

Characteristics of the unemployed population data is from the Census Bureau's American Community Survey (ACS), 5-year estimates, Table S2301.

This report uses the Census Bureau Data API but is not endorsed or certified by the Census Bureau.