Tri-Cities MSA Labor Force

Kennewick-Pasco-Richland MSA
(March 2022)

Washington State
(March 2022)

Labor Force 152,705

4,015,271

Employment

143,545

3,872,849

Unemployment

9,160

142,422

Unemployment Rate

6.0%

4.3%

Source: March 2022 Unemployment Data, Washington State Employment Security Department

Non-Agricultural Employment

Employees

Total Non-Farm

119,800

Total Private

100,900

Goods Producing

19,000

Construction

10,600

Manufacturing

8,400

Services Providing

100,800

Private Services

81,900

Trade, Transportation, Utilities

20,600

Financial Activities

4,300

Professional & Business Services

21,700

Education & Health Services

18,900

Leisure & Hospitality

12,100

Government

18,900

Source: March 2022 Unemployment Data, Washington State Employment Security Department

Historical Unemployment

Educational Attainment

Tri-Cities MSA

Benton County

Franklin County

High School Graduate

24.93%

24.55%

25.82%

Some College, No Degree

23.43%

24.00%

22.09%

Associates Degree

9.90%

10.14%

9.32%

Bachelor’s Degree

17.03%

19.27%

11.76%

Graduate Degree

10.81%

12.55%

6.72%

Source: www.TryTriCitiesSites.com