Oxford County Workforce

Oxford County’s skilled and motivated workforce is well suited to support new and expanding businesses.  Many employers tap into the large pool of commuting workers both within Oxford County and the surrounding area.  The average travel time to work for workers in Oxford County is 26 minutes (Source:  2015 Census).

Employment and Unemployment:  2015 Oxford County

Area Civilian Labor Force Number Employed Number Unemployed Unemployment Rate (%)
Oxford County 26,479 25,032 1,447 5.5%
Source: Maine Department of Labor, Labor Market Information Services

Civilian Labor Force:  2016 Greater Oxford County

Area Civilian Labor Force Unemployment Rate (%)
Greater Oxford County 98,088 4.46%
(This represents Lewiston-Auburn LMA, Rumford LMA, Conway LMA, Farmington LMA and Bridgton-Paris LMA)
Unemployment rate is average of all 5 LMAs, not weighted average
Source:  Maine Department of Labor, Labor Market Information Services