29.6% unemployed in Rockfish in 2017


29.6 percent of Rockfish 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 37.4 percent for this demographic group. In 2017 the total Rockfish population reached 2,622.

Out of 1,846 people who had a job, 110 were employed in the Armed Forces and 1,736 belonged to the civilian labor force.

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

Employment status in Rockfish for 2017
Employment status
Number of people
Percentage of population
Not employed
776
29.6
Employed
1,846
70.4
Employed in civilian labor force
1,736
66.2
Employed in armed forces
110
4.2

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