November 2012

BLS Spotlight on Statistics: Hurricane Sandy: A Pre-storm Look at Affected Areas

Chart Data

Labor force density

 

Labor force participants per square mile, counties declared major disaster areas after Hurricane Sandy, 2011
Area Labor force participants per square mile

New York County, NY

40,370

Kings County, NY

15,815

Bronx County, NY

12,951

Queens County, NY

10,302

Hudson County, NJ

6,765

Richmond County, NY

4,129

Essex County, NJ

2,935

Union County, NJ

2,682

Nassau County, NY

2,394

Bergen County, NJ

2,056

Middlesex County, NJ

1,412

Bristol County, RI

1,116

Westchester County, NY

1,098

Rockland County, NY

898

Suffolk County, NY

854

Fairfield County, CT

771

New Haven County, CT

757

Monmouth County, NJ

703

Somerset County, NJ

596

Newport County, RI

438

Ocean County, NJ

425

Middlesex County, CT

257

Atlantic County, NJ

244

Cape May County, NJ

232

New London County, CT

228

Washington County, RI

220

Source: Local Area Unemployment Statistics | Chart

 

 


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