Labor Force

The workforce available to companies looking to expand or locate in Putnam County is very diverse. As of September 2019 The Federal Reserve Bank of St Louis estimates that Putnam County’s workforce size was 27,877. Putnam County’s labor pool draw area, as calculated by combining Putnam’s labor force plus neighboring Alachua, Bradford, Clay, Flagler, Marion, St. Johns, and Volusia Counties is 756,539. Putnam County’s September 2019 unemployment rate is 3.8% (Workforce sizes not seasonally adjusted.)

Our workforce’s median age is 40.5 years old, with 70.4% of residents age 25 and older having a High School diploma and 9.4% of the same age group having a college bachelor degree or higher.



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