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Chester County Economic Development
Labor at a Glance

Labor At A Glance

Population
Area 2000 2008 2013
Chester County 15,853 16,556 16,041
30-minute drive 79,036 95,694 112,109
45-minute drive 380,132 441,141 505,184
60-minute drive 674,163 803,540 930,182
Charlotte Region 1,120,519 1,282,056 1,452,012
Characteristics
  Chester County 30-min drive 45-min drive 60-min drive 60-mile radius South Carolina Charlotte Region
Population, 2008 32,954 189,952 869,712 1,577,508 3,124,145 4,479,461 2,555,168
Civilian Labor Force, 2008 16,556 95,694 441,141 803,540 1,568,645 2,174,914 1,282,056
Availability
Unemployed Workers, 2008 2,074 6,977 35,153 57,147 118,719 184,223 92,375
Unemployment Rate, 2008 12.50% 7.30% 8.00% 7.10% 7.60% 8.50% 7.20%
Layoffs
(2007-2008)
1,474 N/A 4,076 N/A N/A 23,212 9,158
Average Wages
2007 Industrial Average Weekly Wages $676 $616 $616 $616 $616 $581 n/a
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