Employment to Total Population Ratio in West Michigan, Michigan, and the United States, 2000-2005

YearUnited StatesMichiganWest MichiganAllegan MicroGR MSAHolland MSAMuskegon MSA
200049%50%52%53%52%55%48%
200148%49%51%51%51%53%47%
200247%47%49%48%49%50%46%
200347%47%48%45%48%50%46%
200447%47%49%45%49%50%48%
200548%47%50%45%50%51%49%
        
 Employment:      
        
 United StatesMichiganWest MichiganAllegan MicroGR MSAHolland MSAMuskegon MSA
2000136,900,6674,953,421658,49456,082388,771131,63082,011
2001136,939,3334,876,338650,96155,191386,333128,79080,647
2002136,480,9174,733,812627,82051,974373,667123,17779,002
2003137,729,7504,696,338622,30249,699368,139123,94980,515
2004139,241,5004,717,152636,28350,129376,442126,61083,102
2005141,714,8334,753,822653,42951,174387,069130,01785,169
        
 Total Population:      
        
 United StatesMichiganWest MichiganAllegan MicroGR MSAHolland MSAMuskegon MSA
2000282,216,9529,956,1111,259,079106,128742,901239,504170,546
2001285,226,28410,002,6631,273,123107,981750,213243,501171,428
2002288,125,97310,039,3791,284,470109,292756,652246,361172,165
2003290,796,02310,078,1461,295,800110,693762,230249,699173,178
2004293,638,15810,104,2061,305,498112,205766,202252,945174,146
2005296,507,06110,120,8601,315,319113,174771,185255,406175,554


Narrative: The employment-to-population ratio is a good measure of the general economic "nature" of an area. Counties with a low employment-to-population ratio usually tend to have a larger than normal older and youth population, while those with a higher ratio ten

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Description: The percentage of those employed to the total population in West Michigan, Michigan, and the United States between 2000 and 2004. West Michigan refers to the Grand Rapids-Muskegon-Holland Combined Statistical Area (CSA) defined by the Office of Manageme
Added/Updated: 4/19/2007
Timeframe: 1/1/2000 to 12/1/2005
Source: Local Area Unemployment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Author: W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
Data Provider: Bureau of Labor Statistics
Data Series:
Original release date: 12/2005
Universe: Individuals
Tags: employment, economic well-being, unemployment

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