2017 Unemployment Rate:  3.9%
St. Clair County Labor Force:  74,588
Unemployed:  2,907

 

Educational Attainment:

High school graduate or higher (age 25+) – 88.5%
Bachelor’s degree or higher (age 25+) – 15.5%*
*St. Clair County, MI, has made educational attainment a top priority, implementing new programs including a FREE community college-dual enrollment program for juniors/seniors in high school. 

Employment by Industry: 

Employed population 16+ (civilian)   
Industry Percent
Manufacturing 22.6%
Health care and social assistance 13.6%
Retail Trade 8.6%
Construction 8.2%
Educational services 7.3%
Accommodation and food services 6.4%
Other services, except public administration 3.9%
Public administration 3.6%
Transportation & Warehousing 3.2%
Professional, scientific, and technical services 2.9%
Administrative and support and waste management services 2.7%
Finance & Insurance 2.6%
Finance & Insurance 2.6%
Information 2.1%
Wholesale trade 2.0%
Utilities 1.9%
Arts, recreation & entertainment 1.6%
Real estate and rental leasing 1.5%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 0.8%
Management of companies and enterprises 0.1%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 0.8%