Union Parish

Union Parish Workforce

WORKFORCE STATISTICS (August 2019)

Civilian Labor Force 9,031
Total Employed 8,528
Total Un-employed 503
Unemployment Rate 5.6%
La. Workforce Commission, Labor Market Statistics, Local Area Unemployment Statistics, not seasonally adjusted, August 2019
 
 

OCCUPATION CLASSIFICATION (2019)

Blue Collar 33.99%
White Collar 47.60%
Service and Farm 18.41%
Environics Analytics (EA). Claritas - Pop-Facts Premier 2019, Claritas

 

EMPLOYMENT AND WAGES FOR SELECTED OCCUPATIONS (Q1 2019)

  Average Employment Average Weekly Wage
ALL OCCUPATIONS 5,099 $625
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 127 $706
Mining 6 $1,256
Utilities 50 $1,044
Construction 264 $701
Manufacturing * *
Wholesale trade 76 $1,115
Retail trade 583 $482
Transportation and warehousing 162 $902
Information 52 $1,221
Finance and insurance 106 $901
Real estate and rental and leasing 6 $738
Professional and technical services 59 $641
Management of companies and enterprises * *
Administrative and waste services 207 $507
Educational services 545 $584
Health care and social assistance 744 $612
Arts, entertainment, and recreation 34 $455
Accommodation and food services 274 $237
Other services, except public administration 54 $576
Public administration 286 $705
*Data non-published
La. Workforce Commission, Employment and Total Wages Paid by Employers Subject to La. Employment Security Law, Q1 2019. Released September 2019.