28.6% unemployed in Watervliet in 2017


28.6 percent of Watervliet 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 36.7 percent for this demographic group. In 2017 the total Watervliet population reached 8,344.

Out of 5,957 people who had a job, 49 were employed in the Armed Forces and 5,908 belonged to the civilian labor force.

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

Employment status in Watervliet for 2017
Employment status
Number of people
Percentage of population
Not employed
2,387
28.6
Employed
5,957
71.4
Employed in civilian labor force
5,908
70.8
Employed in armed forces
49
0.59

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