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Unemployment Rate & Labor Force

Pennsylvania’s current (October 2023) Unemployment rate is 3.4 percent (seasonally adjusted), while Monroe County’s current rate is 4.7 percent.

Monroe County has a civilian labor force of 81,900 with a participation rate of 61%.  Of individuals age 25 to 64, 26.1% have a bachelor’s degree or higher which compares with 34.3% in the nation.