Labor PoolCoffey County's work force is drawn from a labor market area (LMA) of 64,045 people within a 45 mile radius.
Under-employmentThe secondary work force, comprised of persons available for part-time labor, non-working spouses, and under-employed workers is estimated at 5,289 for the LMA.
- County Labor Force for May 2019 (est.): 3,893
- County Unemployment Rate for May 2019 (est.): 4.6%
Transportation and Public UtilitiesApproximately 900 people are employed in transportation and public utilities with 700 employed at the only nuclear power plant in Kansas, Wolf Creek Generating Station.
Quarterly Census of Employment for Coffey County (4th quarter 2017)
|Accommodation & Food Services||15||131|
|Administrative & Waste Services||18||98|
|Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting||4||22|
|Arts, entertainment & Recreation||4||11|
|Finance & Insurance||19||112|
|Health Care & Social Assistance||26||189|
|Management of Companies & Enterprises||3||49|
|Other Services (except Public Administration)||16||66|
|Professional & Technical Services||25||33|
|Real Estate, Renting & Leasing||17||34|
|Transportation & Warehousing||21||151|
Source: Labor Market Information Services, Kansas Dept. of Labor
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