Labor Force Participation Rate

The percentage of those who are employed employed or seeking employment

Labor Force Participation Rate

Labor Force Participation Rate

Labor Force Participation Rate

wdt_ID Year NE Springfield (45503) NW Springfield (45504) SE Springfield (45505) SW Springfield (45506) Springfield Clark County Ohio United States
3 2011 60.0 61.6 55.5 57.3 57.2 61.0 64.6 64.8
4 2012 61.0 59.7 57.4 58.6 58.4 61.0 64.3 64.7
5 2013 60.2 60.6 57.8 59.7 58.1 60.5 63.9 64.3
6 2014 59.3 62.0 58.9 58.1 58.1 60.1 63.6 63.9
7 2015 60.2 60.9 58.7 60.2 59.1 60.3 63.4 63.7
8 2016 59.6 62.5 59.2 61.2 59.3 60.5 63.3 63.5
9 2017 59.5 63.5 59.3 63.0 59.3 60.6 63.2 63.4

This data shows the percentage of the working age population, ages 16 and older, currently employed or searching for employment in the four zip codes of Springfield and compared with Clark County, the state of Ohio, and the United States.

In 2017:

  • The participation rate in NW Springfield (45504) is higher than in NE and SE Springfield.*
  • The participation rate in Springfield is lower than in Ohio or in the U.S. overall, though not lower than the rate of Clark County.*

There is an increase in the labor force participation rate in NW Springfield between 2011 and 2017.*

*Denotes a statistically significant finding with 90% confidence, the standard for the ACS.

All data comes from the U.S. Census Bureau.

This information was retrieved from the American Community Survey (ACS) 5-year estimates on Employment Status.

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