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State of Vermont Demographics
Located in the New England region of the U.S., the Green Mountain State is known for dairy, mined stone (granite, marble, and slate) and maple syrup. Economic advantages include a well-educated work force, high social capital, and solid tourism. Primary challenges are Vermont’s remote and northern location, slow population growth and an aging labor force, and relative lack of available investment capital. The near term pace of its economy is expected to be moderate, with a continuation of very tight labor market conditions.
The latest employment scorecard for the State of Vermont for August 2016 to August 2017 is listed below, based on data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The State of Vermont has an employment scorecard that basically held steady an already decent situation. The civilian labor force declined slightly by 0.28 percent, as did the labor force participation rate, which fell by 0.2 percent to a still very good 66.8 percent. The unemployment rate fell by 0.2 percent to an excellent 3.0 percent. You can view what jobs are available in Vermont, as well as which sectors of the economy are growing most quickly, on our Job Listings page.
View more Vermont demographics, largest cities and counties, news sources, investor relations sites, and a directory to the individual page for each city and county in the State of Vermont below. More employment information for the State of Vermont and each of the state’s metropolitan areas in our Employment Database. This database includes 10-years rolling data on the unemployment rate and total labor force for all 50 states, the United States, and every metropolitan area in the country, including comparative analysis relating metropolitan areas to their main state and the nation.
Based on 2013 statistics, the government sector employs the greatest percentage of workers in the state, followed by health care and social assistance; retail trade; manufacturing; and accommodation and food services, respectively. (Source: Merritt Research Services, LLC)
Total Population (2000, 2010, 2015*)
2.73% increase since 2000 census.
Directory of, Cities, Towns and Villages in Vermont
Directory of Counties in Vermont
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