Labor Market in the Purple Line Corridor
Goal: Workers and employers in the corridor grow in number and are well matched in skill level and location.
- Identify skills needed for future purple line corridor jobs and develop workforce training strategy
- Enhance or launch workforce education, apprenticeship and training programs
Largest Change: Unemployment Rate
Largest Change: Bachelor Degree Holders
University of Maryland
Highest Median Wage
|Subarea||Unemployment Rate (2000)||Unemployment Trend||Unemployment Rate (2014)||Periodic Unemployment Change||2014 - 2000 Change|
|Bethesda - Chevy Chase||2.09%||2.84%||0.76%|
|University of Maryland||7.02%||11.80%||4.77%|
|Riverdale - New Carrolton||7.10%||48.40%||3.50%|
|Total Unemployment Change||5.16%||8.19%||3.03%|
Denotations: D1 - Year 2000, D2 - Year 2006 to 2010, D3 - Year 2009 to 2013, D4 - Year 2010 to 2014. If you hover over the sparkline for unemployment trend, you can see the value in each division. Unemployment Change column depicts change in population per division.