Matanuska-Susitna Borough Not Seasonally Adjusted Labor Force Data

2022 to 1990

Note: A change in the way labor force statistics are calculated for sub-state areas makes data prior to 2010 not comparable with later data.

2022

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Labor Force 50,843 51,038 50,744
Employment 47,463 47,804 47,648
Unemployment 3,380 3,234 3,096
Unemployment Rate 6.6% 6.3% 6.1%

2021

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Labor Force 48,705 48,875 48,932 49,039 49,402 49,484 48,917 48,732 49,316 50,152 51,061 51,226 49487
Employment 44,878 44,891 44,894 45,128 45,811 45,729 45,750 45,982 46,642 47,416 48,152 48,288 46130
Unemployment 3,827 3,984 4,038 3,911 3,591 3,755 3,167 2,750 2,674 2,736 2,909 2,938 3357
Unemployment Rate 7.9% 8.2% 8.3% 8.0% 7.3% 7.6% 6.5% 5.6% 5.4% 5.5% 5.7% 5.7% 6.8

2020

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Labor Force 49,576 49,330 49,253 46,678 47,595 48,747 48,881 47,308 47,624 48,205 48,640 48,817 48388
Employment 46,439 46,314 45,450 40,404 41,748 42,953 43,498 44,079 44,116 44,897 45,037 45,259 44183
Unemployment 3,137 3,016 3,803 6,274 5,847 5,794 5,383 3,229 3,508 3,308 3,603 3,558 4205
Unemployment Rate 6.3% 6.1% 7.7% 13.4% 12.3% 11.9% 11.0% 6.8% 7.4% 6.9% 7.4% 7.3% 8.7

2019

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Labor Force 48,739 48,565 48,563 47,901 48,164 48,480 47,868 47,043 47,470 48,128 48,845 49,057 48235
Employment 45,005 45,099 45,092 44,978 45,294 45,258 44,948 44,462 44,983 45,680 46,144 46,260 45267
Unemployment 3,734 3,466 3,471 2,923 2,870 3,222 2,920 2,581 2,487 2,448 2,701 2,797 2968
Unemployment Rate 7.7% 7.1% 7.1% 6.1% 6.0% 6.6% 6.1% 5.5% 5.2% 5.1% 5.5% 5.7% 6.2

2018

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Labor Force 48,892 48,725 48,492 48,047 48,322 48,172 47,715 46,726 47,149 47,920 48,327 48,365 48071
Employment 44,859 44,655 44,634 44,553 45,140 44,730 44,671 43,906 44,425 45,116 45,357 45,149 44766
Unemployment 4,033 4,070 3,858 3,494 3,182 3,442 3,044 2,820 2,724 2,804 2,970 3,216 3305
Unemployment Rate 8.2% 8.4% 8.0% 7.3% 6.6% 7.1% 6.4% 6.0% 5.8% 5.9% 6.1% 6.6% 6.9

2017

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Labor Force 49,106 48,985 48,544 48,269 48,225 48,553 48,216 47,234 47,371 47,779 48,455 48,409 48262
Employment 44,706 44,581 44,319 44,460 44,631 44,763 44,693 43,894 44,107 44,559 44,929 44,673 44526
Unemployment 4,400 4,404 4,225 3,809 3,594 3,790 3,523 3,340 3,264 3,220 3,526 3,736 3736
Unemployment Rate 9.0% 9.0% 8.7% 7.9% 7.5% 7.8% 7.3% 7.1% 6.9% 6.7% 7.3% 7.7% 7.7

2016

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Labor Force 47,661 47,645 47,600 47,280 47,196 47,497 47,183 46,446 46,744 47,054 47,835 48,095 47353
Employment 43,691 43,500 43,484 43,438 43,663 43,664 43,640 43,128 43,288 43,550 44,128 44,181 43613
Unemployment 3,970 4,145 4,116 3,842 3,533 3,833 3,543 3,318 3,456 3,504 3,707 3,914 3740
Unemployment Rate 8.3% 8.7% 8.6% 8.1% 7.5% 8.1% 7.5% 7.1% 7.4% 7.4% 7.7% 8.1% 7.9

2015

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Labor Force 46,535 46,166 46,290 45,805 46,355 46,094 45,802 45,027 45,187 45,912 46,613 46,906 46057
Employment 42,719 42,299 42,475 42,353 42,946 42,571 42,661 42,180 42,264 42,756 43,142 43,235 42633
Unemployment 3,816 3,867 3,815 3,452 3,409 3,523 3,141 2,847 2,923 3,156 3,471 3,671 3424
Unemployment Rate 8.2% 8.4% 8.2% 7.5% 7.4% 7.6% 6.9% 6.3% 6.5% 6.9% 7.4% 7.8% 7.4

2014

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Labor Force 45,109 44,946 45,156 44,283 44,868 44,927 44,594 43,731 44,115 44,818 45,219 45,156 44744
Employment 41,082 40,771 41,000 40,694 41,386 41,288 41,120 40,538 41,024 41,749 41,906 41,829 41199
Unemployment 4,027 4,175 4,156 3,589 3,482 3,639 3,474 3,193 3,091 3,069 3,313 3,327 3545
Unemployment Rate 8.9% 9.3% 9.2% 8.1% 7.8% 8.1% 7.8% 7.3% 7.0% 6.8% 7.3% 7.4% 7.9

2013

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Labor Force 44,383 44,080 43,613 43,312 43,708 43,903 43,362 42,753 43,160 43,613 44,348 44,382 43718
Employment 39,997 39,877 39,575 39,604 40,122 40,133 39,989 39,663 39,934 40,178 40,767 40,797 40053
Unemployment 4,386 4,203 4,038 3,708 3,586 3,770 3,373 3,090 3,226 3,435 3,581 3,585 3665
Unemployment Rate 9.9% 9.5% 9.3% 8.6% 8.2% 8.6% 7.8% 7.2% 7.5% 7.9% 8.1% 8.1% 8.4

2012

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Labor Force 43,867 43,803 43,785 43,198 43,404 43,709 43,312 42,796 43,000 43,804 44,120 44,522 43610
Employment 39,475 39,326 39,398 39,283 39,628 39,714 39,643 39,492 39,706 40,472 40,507 40,665 39776
Unemployment 4,392 4,477 4,387 3,915 3,776 3,995 3,669 3,304 3,294 3,332 3,613 3,857 3834
Unemployment Rate 10.0% 10.2% 10.0% 9.1% 8.7% 9.1% 8.5% 7.7% 7.7% 7.6% 8.2% 8.7% 8.8

2011

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Labor Force 43,573 43,276 43,196 42,691 42,998 43,216 42,785 42,439 42,689 43,503 44,131 44,350 43238
Employment 38,820 38,524 38,582 38,543 39,088 39,143 39,079 38,950 39,110 39,847 40,198 40,235 39177
Unemployment 4,753 4,752 4,614 4,148 3,910 4,073 3,706 3,489 3,579 3,656 3,933 4,115 4061
Unemployment Rate 10.9% 11.0% 10.7% 9.7% 9.1% 9.4% 8.7% 8.2% 8.4% 8.4% 8.9% 9.3% 9.4

2010

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Labor Force 42,705 42,430 42,479 42,308 41,935 42,168 42,245 41,576 41,576 42,325 42,878 43,253 42324
Employment 37,935 37,487 37,517 37,913 37,954 38,165 38,594 38,078 38,048 38,686 38,756 38,997 38178
Unemployment 4,770 4,943 4,962 4,395 3,981 4,003 3,651 3,498 3,528 3,639 4,122 4,256 4146
Unemployment Rate 11.2% 11.6% 11.7% 10.4% 9.5% 9.5% 8.6% 8.4% 8.5% 8.6% 9.6% 9.8% 9.8

2009

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Labor Force 42,858 42,916 42,894 42,520 42,324 42,307 41,618 41,369 41,705 42,661 43,282 42473 42473
Employment 38,770 38,619 38,522 38,629 38,576 38,339 38,004 37,998 38,242 38,932 39,306 38588 38588
Unemployment 4,088 4,297 4,372 3,891 3,748 3,968 3,614 3,371 3,463 3,729 3,976 3885 3885
Unemployment Rate 9.5% 10.0% 10.2% 9.2% 8.9% 9.4% 8.7% 8.1% 8.3% 8.7% 9.2% 9.1 9.1

2008

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Labor Force 41,497 41,529 41,670 41,386 41,000 41,167 40,650 40,426 40,709 41,888 42,362 41424 41424
Employment 38,189 38,049 38,164 38,344 38,112 38,177 37,884 37,850 38,112 39,098 39,195 38382 38382
Unemployment 3,308 3,480 3,506 3,042 2,888 2,990 2,766 2,576 2,597 2,790 3,167 3042 3042
Unemployment Rate 8.0% 8.4% 8.4% 7.4% 7.0% 7.3% 6.8% 6.4% 6.4% 6.7% 7.5% 7.3 7.3

2007

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Labor Force 40,292 39,996 40,190 39,544 39,242 39,652 39,529 38,461 38,811 39,747 40,450 39736 39736
Employment 36,906 36,590 36,797 36,518 36,526 36,861 36,953 36,206 36,487 37,403 37,750 36906 36906
Unemployment 3,386 3,406 3,393 3,026 2,716 2,791 2,576 2,255 2,324 2,344 2,700 2830 2830
Unemployment Rate 8.4% 8.5% 8.4% 7.7% 6.9% 7.0% 6.5% 5.9% 6.0% 5.9% 6.7% 7.1 7.1

2006

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Labor Force 39,093 39,275 39,229 38,669 38,722 38,783 38,481 38,031 38,194 39,071 39,697 38939 38939
Employment 35,603 35,611 35,658 35,558 35,958 36,134 35,763 35,600 35,793 36,688 36,888 36023 36023
Unemployment 3,490 3,664 3,571 3,111 2,764 2,649 2,718 2,431 2,401 2,383 2,809 2916 2916
Unemployment Rate 8.9% 9.3% 9.1% 8.0% 7.1% 6.8% 7.1% 6.4% 6.3% 6.1% 7.1% 7.5 7.5

2005

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Labor Force 36,826 36,921 36,703 36,486 36,175 36,368 36,029 35,589 36,290 37,037 37,760 36688 36688
Employment 33,514 33,495 33,510 33,647 33,580 33,784 33,578 33,304 33,838 34,587 34,672 33871 33871
Unemployment 3,312 3,426 3,193 2,839 2,595 2,584 2,451 2,285 2,452 2,450 3,088 2817 2817
Unemployment Rate 9.0% 9.3% 8.7% 7.8% 7.2% 7.1% 6.8% 6.4% 6.8% 6.6% 8.2% 7.7 7.7

2004

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Labor Force 34,983 34,821 34,786 34,246 33,932 34,287 33,878 33,473 33,810 34,801 35,600 34539 34539
Employment 31,422 31,249 31,282 31,210 31,282 31,450 31,392 31,174 31,492 32,369 32,734 31660 31660
Unemployment 3,561 3,572 3,504 3,036 2,650 2,837 2,486 2,299 2,318 2,432 2,866 2879 2879
Unemployment Rate 10.2% 10.3% 10.1% 8.9% 7.8% 8.3% 7.3% 6.9% 6.9% 7.0% 8.1% 8.3 8.3

2003

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Labor Force 33,686 33,466 32,976 32,746 32,485 33,015 32,080 31,671 32,147 32,911 33,606 32897 32897
Employment 30,290 29,950 29,735 29,808 29,881 30,111 29,546 29,395 29,793 30,485 30,704 30052 30052
Unemployment 3,396 3,516 3,241 2,938 2,604 2,904 2,534 2,276 2,354 2,426 2,902 2845 2845
Unemployment Rate 10.1% 10.5% 9.8% 9.0% 8.0% 8.8% 7.9% 7.2% 7.3% 7.4% 8.6% 8.6 8.6

2002

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Labor Force 31,450 31,472 31,402 31,041 30,924 31,733 30,831 30,576 30,939 31,606 32,171 31373 31373
Employment 28,660 28,655 28,535 28,328 28,580 29,190 28,552 28,418 28,763 29,303 29,417 28815 28815
Unemployment 2,790 2,817 2,867 2,713 2,344 2,543 2,279 2,158 2,176 2,303 2,754 2558 2558
Unemployment Rate 8.9% 9.0% 9.1% 8.7% 7.6% 8.0% 7.4% 7.1% 7.0% 7.3% 8.6% 8.2 8.2

2001

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Labor Force 30,442 29,990 30,025 29,803 29,638 30,076 29,319 28,973 29,141 29,915 30,574 29888 29888
Employment 27,909 27,500 27,612 27,673 27,741 28,013 27,513 27,251 27,466 28,089 28,296 27784 27784
Unemployment 2,533 2,490 2,413 2,130 1,897 2,063 1,806 1,722 1,675 1,826 2,278 2104 2104
Unemployment Rate 8.3% 8.3% 8.0% 7.1% 6.4% 6.9% 6.2% 5.9% 5.7% 6.1% 7.5% 7.0 7.0

2000

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Labor Force 29,387 29,234 29,308 28,995 28,838 28,930 28,375 28,015 28,038 28,784 29,238 28896 28896
Employment 27,007 26,795 26,872 26,729 26,755 26,840 26,521 26,247 26,299 26,953 27,081 26793 26793
Unemployment 2,380 2,439 2,436 2,266 2,083 2,090 1,854 1,768 1,739 1,831 2,157 2103 2103
Unemployment Rate 8.1% 8.3% 8.3% 7.8% 7.2% 7.2% 6.5% 6.3% 6.2% 6.4% 7.4% 7.3 7.3

1999

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Labor Force 28,950 28,678 28,672 28,825 29,679 30,610 30,176 30,868 30,221 30,163 30,074 29748 29748
Employment 26,252 25,633 25,860 26,222 27,157 28,019 27,828 28,775 28,171 28,085 27,840 27302 27302
Unemployment 2,698 3,045 2,812 2,603 2,522 2,591 2,348 2,093 2,050 2,078 2,234 2446 2446
Unemployment Rate 9.3% 10.6% 9.8% 9.0% 8.5% 8.5% 7.8% 6.8% 6.8% 6.9% 7.4% 8.2 8.2

1998

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Labor Force 27,904 27,543 28,070 27,954 29,114 29,961 29,255 29,730 29,269 29,389 29,255 28884 28884
Employment 25,396 24,929 25,509 25,829 27,130 27,596 27,249 27,972 27,395 27,387 27,127 26703 26703
Unemployment 2,508 2,614 2,561 2,125 1,984 2,365 2,006 1,758 1,874 2,002 2,128 2181 2181
Unemployment Rate 9.0% 9.5% 9.1% 7.6% 6.8% 7.9% 6.9% 5.9% 6.4% 6.8% 7.3% 7.6 7.6

1997

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Labor Force 27,357 27,039 27,294 27,275 28,281 28,376 28,866 28,850 28,302 28,499 28,474 28067 28067
Employment 24,257 23,901 24,004 24,421 25,709 25,625 26,369 26,658 26,081 26,434 26,236 25473 25473
Unemployment 3,100 3,138 3,290 2,854 2,572 2,751 2,497 2,192 2,221 2,065 2,238 2594 2594
Unemployment Rate 11.3% 11.6% 12.1% 10.5% 9.1% 9.7% 8.7% 7.6% 7.8% 7.2% 7.9% 9.2 9.2

1996

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Labor Force 25,538 25,324 25,894 25,527 26,234 27,857 27,450 27,646 27,195 27,158 27,027 26679 26679
Employment 22,315 22,184 22,775 22,560 23,539 25,133 24,791 25,288 24,809 24,817 24,317 23933 23933
Unemployment 3,223 3,140 3,119 2,967 2,695 2,724 2,659 2,358 2,386 2,341 2,710 2746 2746
Unemployment Rate 12.6% 12.4% 12.0% 11.6% 10.3% 9.8% 9.7% 8.5% 8.8% 8.6% 10.0% 10.3 10.3

1995

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Labor Force 24,923 24,440 24,729 25,027 25,520 26,023 25,555 25,947 25,548 25,886 25,963 25439 25439
Employment 22,065 21,569 21,855 22,361 23,084 23,348 23,055 23,687 23,259 23,569 23,310 22852 22852
Unemployment 2,858 2,871 2,874 2,666 2,436 2,675 2,500 2,260 2,289 2,317 2,653 2587 2587
Unemployment Rate 11.5% 11.7% 11.6% 10.7% 9.5% 10.3% 9.8% 8.7% 9.0% 9.0% 10.2% 10.2 10.2

1994

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Labor Force 23,958 24,134 24,496 24,622 25,193 25,209 24,239 24,931 24,946 25,316 25,357 24830 24830
Employment 21,057 21,149 21,637 21,841 22,620 22,418 21,800 22,571 22,666 22,951 22,924 22230 22230
Unemployment 2,901 2,985 2,859 2,781 2,573 2,791 2,439 2,360 2,280 2,365 2,433 2600 2600
Unemployment Rate 12.1% 12.4% 11.7% 11.3% 10.2% 11.1% 10.1% 9.5% 9.1% 9.3% 9.6% 10.5 10.5

1993

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Labor Force 21,927 21,784 21,814 21,719 22,390 22,820 22,291 22,726 22,143 22,942 23,296 22403 22403
Employment 19,245 19,073 19,129 19,232 20,005 20,140 19,919 20,523 20,004 20,632 20,860 19943 19943
Unemployment 2,682 2,711 2,685 2,487 2,385 2,680 2,372 2,203 2,139 2,310 2,436 2460 2460
Unemployment Rate 12.2% 12.4% 12.3% 11.5% 10.7% 11.7% 10.6% 9.7% 9.7% 10.1% 10.5% 11.0 11.0

1992

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Labor Force 21,014 20,782 20,944 20,852 21,156 21,899 20,944 21,175 21,262 20,592 21,174 21064 21064
Employment 17,984 17,652 17,831 17,994 18,398 18,832 18,304 18,682 18,804 18,180 18,666 18323 18323
Unemployment 3,030 3,130 3,113 2,858 2,758 3,067 2,640 2,493 2,458 2,412 2,508 2741 2741
Unemployment Rate 14.4% 15.1% 14.9% 13.7% 13.0% 14.0% 12.6% 11.8% 11.6% 11.7% 11.8% 13.0 13.0

1991

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Labor Force 19,517 19,577 19,639 19,521 19,823 20,290 19,905 20,040 19,711 20,364 20,638 19961 19961
Employment 17,127 17,007 17,138 17,155 17,450 17,861 17,720 17,952 17,574 18,083 18,086 17576 17576
Unemployment 2,390 2,570 2,501 2,366 2,373 2,429 2,185 2,088 2,137 2,281 2,552 2385 2385
Unemployment Rate 12.2% 13.1% 12.7% 12.1% 12.0% 12.0% 11.0% 10.4% 10.8% 11.2% 12.4% 11.9 11.9

1990

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Labor Force 17,637 17,665 17,665 17,540 17,750 18,326 17,429 17,447 17,988 18,639 19,047 18002 18002
Employment 15,067 15,190 15,374 15,205 15,520 16,093 15,410 15,403 16,037 16,626 16,930 15803 15803
Unemployment 2,570 2,475 2,291 2,335 2,230 2,233 2,019 2,044 1,951 2,013 2,117 2199 2199
Unemployment Rate 14.6% 14.0% 13.0% 13.3% 12.6% 12.2% 11.6% 11.7% 10.8% 10.8% 11.1% 12.2 12.2