The Mariposa County Unemployment Rate for November 2011 comes in at 11.7% Prelim. A rise of .9% from October 2011 but down 1.5% from November 2010.
The Mariposa County November 2011 Unemployment Rate of 11.7% Prelim. ties the second highest November unemployment rate in Mariposa County going back to at least 1990. November 2010 (13.2%) had the highest rate of unemployment while November of 2009 also had a rate of 11.7%.
The Mariposa County November 2011 Unemployment Rate of 11.7% Prelim. is Up .9% from the October 2011 rate (revised 10.8 %) and that number is 1.5% lower than November 2010 (13.2%). 1,070 residents were out of work in November 2011. November 2010 had 1,200 residents out of work.
The State of California unemployment rate for November 2011 was 10.9%. A Decrease of .3% from the October 2011 (11.2 % Revised) report and down 1.6% from November 2010.
The United States unemployment rate for November 2011 was 8.2%, .3% less than October 2011 (8.5%) and a Decrease of .9% from November 2010.
The above numbers are not adjusted for seasonality.
The civilian labor force which is the total of all workers, those working and those that are unemployed has Increased by 80 residents from November 2010 to November 2011. As the labor force Increased in Mariposa County from November 2010 to November 2011, employers had 210 more workers year over year. The November 2011 labor force is at 9,170. November 2010 had the labor force at 9,090.
The labor force can keep increasing as the students in the schools start applying for jobs. So every year the number could go up just on the rate of the local school children reaching the age where they apply for jobs. Additionally the rate can increase by people moving into the county and are looking for work or are working.The rate decreases by people leaving the county for various reasons, retiring, dying or dropping off the labor rolls as they give up looking for a job.The Civilian labor force data are by place of residence; include self-employed individuals, unpaid family workers, household domestic workers, & workers on strike.
8,100 people were employed during November 2011 in Mariposa County, a 230 person Decrease from October 2011 but a 210 person increase that were employed compared to November 2010. That is a 2.7% Increase. 50 of those 210 jobs was in the Leisure and Hospitality field. This November is the second highest number of employed workers for the month of November in the county going back to at least 1990. November 2006 had 8,170 workers in the county.
1,070 individuals were out looking for work. That compares to 1,000 residents who were looking for work in October 2011 and 1,200 in November 2010, a -10.8% Decrease year to year.
Of the 8,100 employed workers, 1,970 work for the government, 1,930 work in the leisure and hospitality industry and 20 individuals work on farms.
In November 2011, 1,930 people worked in the Leisure and Hospitality industry compared to 2,010 in October 2011, a Decrease of 80 workers. November 2011 had a Increase of 50 jobs in that field from November 2010 or about 2.7%.
The Government had a 8.4% Decrease in jobs from October 2011. That is 180 Less workers in Government for Novemer 2011 compared to October 2011. Year to year numbers show a Decrease of 30 workers, that equals -1.5%.
Year to year figures for construction show a 7.7% Decrease, from 130 to 120 jobs.
Year to year figures for manufacturing show a 8.3%. Increase from 120 workers in November 2010 to 130 workers in November 2011.