53.9% unemployed in Waycross in 2017


53.9 percent of Waycross 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 37.1 percent for this demographic group. In 2017 the total Waycross population reached 10,565.

Out of 4,867 people who had a job, all belonged to the civilian labor force.

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

Employment status in Waycross for 2017
Employment status
Number of people
Percentage of population
Not employed
5,698
53.9
Employed
4,867
46.1
Employed in civilian labor force
4,867
46.1
Employed in armed forces
0
0

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