22.1% unemployed in Leesburg in 2017


22.1 percent of Leesburg 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 less than the statewide total of 33.9 percent for this demographic group. In 2017 the total Leesburg population reached 38,452.

Out of 29,943 people who had a job, 206 were employed in the Armed Forces and 29,737 belonged to the civilian labor force.

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

Employment status in Leesburg for 2017
Employment status
Number of people
Percentage of population
Not employed
8,509
22.1
Employed
29,943
77.9
Employed in civilian labor force
29,737
77.3
Employed in armed forces
206
0.54

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