51.3% unemployed in Chestertown in 2017


51.3 percent of Chestertown residents between 16 and 65 years old were unemployed in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

The percentage of unemployed residents was greater than the statewide total of 31.9 percent for this demographic group. In 2017 the total Chestertown population reached 4,671.

Out of 2,277 people who had a job, 4 were employed in the Armed Forces and 2,273 belonged to the civilian labor force.

The total unemployment numbers include residents of all ages who are not working.

Employment status in Chestertown for 2017
Employment status
Number of people
Percentage of population
Not employed
2,394
51.3
Employed
2,277
48.7
Employed in civilian labor force
2,273
48.7
Employed in armed forces
4
0.09

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