35.2% unemployed in Riverton in 2017


35.2 percent of Riverton 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 32.4 percent for this demographic group. In 2017 the total Riverton population reached 8,879.

Out of 5,750 people who had a job, 26 were employed in the Armed Forces and 5,724 belonged to the civilian labor force.

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

Employment status in Riverton for 2017
Employment status
Number of people
Percentage of population
Not employed
3,129
35.2
Employed
5,750
64.8
Employed in civilian labor force
5,724
64.5
Employed in armed forces
26
0.29

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