What is the data source for the county profiles?
We compose each county profile using data we collect and data from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics, federal Bureau of Economic Analysis, the U.S. Census Bureau, Washington State Department of Revenue, Washington State Office of Financial Management and other resources.
Refer to the County data tables
, under useful links, for data on retail sales, wages, demographics and other information specific to each county. These data tables were updated 9/7/2016.
County profiles focus on data in these major areas:
- Labor force and unemployment
- Industry employment by age and gender
- Wages and income
How often are the county profiles updated?
We update each profile annually.
More sources of labor-market data by county:
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