36.9% unemployed in Seward in 2017


36.9 percent of Seward 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 greater than the statewide total of 30.1 percent for this demographic group. In 2017 the total Seward population reached 5,826.

Out of 3,675 people who had a job, 14 were employed in the Armed Forces and 3,661 belonged to the civilian labor force.

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

Employment status in Seward for 2017
Employment status
Number of people
Percentage of population
Not employed
2,151
36.9
Employed
3,675
63.1
Employed in civilian labor force
3,661
62.8
Employed in armed forces
14
0.24

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