Workforce


Labor Market Profile:

Geographic location and commuting patterns from the 2010 Census indicate five counties should be included in the Weakley County labor market area. These counties including Weakley are: Gibson, Carroll, Henry and Obion.

 

Labor Force Estimate
Labor Force
Employment
Unemployment
Rate
Weakley
15,810

14,880
930
5.9%
Tennessee Labor Market Area
3,156,400
3,001,300
155,100
4.9%

According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the population in Weakley was 35,021.

The median household income for 2007-2011 was $33,932.

The 2000 Census reported 4,640 workers commuting out of and 2,277 into Weakley County.

Source:
Department of Labor and Workforce Development
Employment Security Division

Web addr: www.tn.gov/labor-wfd/
Research and Statistics JMB (September, 2014 preliminary)