Labor Force Totals Surrounding Counties
Un-
employment
Rate
Year Ending 2002
County Totals
Labor
Force
Un-
employed
Employed
York
102,080
97,360
4,720
4.6%
Cumberland
147,430
143,320
4,110
2.8%
Carroll (NH)
22,790
21,990
800
3.5%
Rockingham (NH)
171,700
161,600
10,100
5.9%
Strafford (NH)
62,280
59,430
2,850
4.6%
Essex (MA)
389,876
365,732
24,114
6.2%
Total
896,156
849,432
46,694
5.2%