24.7% unemployed in Allentown in 2017


24.7 percent of Allentown residents between 16 and 65 years old were unemployed in 2017, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

The percentage of unemployed residents was less than the statewide total of 34.4 percent for this demographic group. In 2017 the total Allentown population reached 1,548.

Out of 1,165 people who had a job, all belonged to the civilian labor force.

The total unemployment numbers include residents of all ages who are not working.

Employment status in Allentown for 2017
Employment status
Number of people
Percentage of population
Not employed
383
24.7
Employed
1,165
75.3
Employed in civilian labor force
1,165
75.3
Employed in armed forces
0
0

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