Economy at a Glance

Tacoma, WA

Tacoma, WA
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Apr
2014
May
2014
June
2014
July
2014
Aug
2014
Sept
2014

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force (1)

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373.7 376.7 375.1 370.4 (P) 379.0

Employment (1)

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349.8 350.1 353.2 348.9 (P) 355.7

Unemployment (1)

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23.9 26.6 21.9 21.5 (P) 23.3

Unemployment Rate (2)

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6.4 7.1 5.8 5.8 (P) 6.1

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm (3)

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280.7 282.9 284.4 285.5 285.9 (P) 288.0

12-month % change

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0.7 0.7 1.1 1.7 2.1 (P) 1.5

Mining and Logging (3)

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0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 (P) 0.3

12-month % change

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0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 (P) 0.0

Construction (3)

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16.1 16.1 17.2 17.9 18.4 (P) 18.9

12-month % change

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-4.7 -7.5 -3.9 -2.2 -1.6 (P) 1.6

Manufacturing (3)

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17.3 17.3 17.6 17.8 17.8 (P) 17.8

12-month % change

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1.2 0.6 1.1 2.9 1.7 (P) 1.1

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities (3)

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57.0 57.8 58.2 58.5 59.3 (P) 58.9

12-month % change

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0.7 0.7 1.0 0.7 1.9 (P) 1.6

Information (3)

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2.9 2.9 2.9 3.0 3.0 (P) 3.0

12-month % change

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3.6 3.6 3.6 3.4 3.4 (P) 3.4

Financial Activities (3)

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13.6 13.7 13.8 13.8 13.7 (P) 13.7

12-month % change

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0.0 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.0 (P) 0.7

Professional and Business Services (3)

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23.9 24.1 24.1 24.7 24.4 (P) 24.7

12-month % change

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0.8 0.8 -0.4 2.9 0.0 (P) 0.0

Education and Health Services (3)

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52.2 52.6 51.1 51.0 51.4 (P) 51.2

12-month % change

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3.2 4.0 4.1 3.7 4.0 (P) 0.6

Leisure and Hospitality (3)

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27.6 28.0 29.2 29.3 29.7 (P) 30.5

12-month % change

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1.1 1.1 3.2 2.4 3.8 (P) 2.0

Other Services (3)

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13.2 13.3 13.3 13.4 13.4 (P) 13.3

12-month % change

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2.3 1.5 1.5 1.5 0.8 (P) 0.8

Government (3)

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56.6 56.8 56.7 55.8 54.5 (P) 55.7

12-month % change

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-0.7 -0.2 -0.2 1.5 2.8 (P) 3.1

Consumer Price Index: Seattle-Tacoma-Bremerton, WA

CPI-U, All items (4)

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246.616 247.642 247.185

CPI-U, All items, 12-month % change (4)

2.4 2.0 1.8

CPI-W, All items (5)

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243.690 244.293 244.471

CPI-W, All items, 12-month % change (5)

2.6 2.2 2.1

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, not seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, not seasonally adjusted. See About the data.
(4) All Urban Consumers, base: 1982-84=100, not seasonally adjusted.
(5) Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers, base: 1982-84=100, not seasonally adjusted.
(P) Preliminary

Data extracted on: October 22, 2014

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
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