22.1% unemployed in Greenbelt in 2017


22.1 percent of Greenbelt 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 less than the statewide total of 31.9 percent for this demographic group. In 2017 the total Greenbelt population reached 17,895.

Out of 13,937 people who had a job, 61 were employed in the Armed Forces and 13,876 belonged to the civilian labor force.

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

Employment status in Greenbelt for 2017
Employment status
Number of people
Percentage of population
Not employed
3,958
22.1
Employed
13,937
77.9
Employed in civilian labor force
13,876
77.5
Employed in armed forces
61
0.34

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