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Bay City Employment Data At a Glance

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The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) recently updated their labor force and employment related data for Bay City. This most recent labor force data includes an analysis of employment statistics through March 2022.

Some key figures for Bay City relate to the overall fall in unemployment from roughly 3,422 unemployed in March 2021 to 2,506 unemployed in March 2022, bringing down the unemployment rate from 7.2 percent to 5.1 percent over 12 months.

Total Nonfarm employment (in departments such as mining, transportation, education, hospitality, etc) also grew from about 44,205 to 46,406, demonstrating the increase in employment rate.