28.9% unemployed in Renton in 2017


28.9 percent of Renton 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 35.7 percent for this demographic group. In 2017 the total Renton population reached 79,665.

Out of 56,635 people who had a job, 83 were employed in the Armed Forces and 56,552 belonged to the civilian labor force.

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

Employment status in Renton for 2017
Employment status
Number of people
Percentage of population
Not employed
23,030
28.9
Employed
56,635
71.1
Employed in civilian labor force
56,552
71
Employed in armed forces
83
0.1

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