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Environmental Scanning Data Page

Welcome to the Office of Planning and Institutional Effectiveness Environmental Scanning Data webpage.  The information and data reports on the following pages provide an overview of the demographic and workforce conditions impacting Montgomery County and the DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area.

     
 

 

MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Population (2015)

Jobs (2015)

Average Earnings (2015)

Unemployed (7/2015)

Gross Regional Product (GRP) (2013)

Exports (2013)

Imports (2013)

 

 

1,044.3K

482.6K

$81.5K

22.6K

$76.3B

$141.7B

$113.3B

     
 

 

DC-VA-MD-WV MSA

Population (2015)

Jobs (2015)

Average Earnings (2015)

Unemployed (7/2015)

Gross Regional Product (GRP) (2013)

Exports (2013)

Imports (2013)

 

 

6,130.5K

3,199.8K

$84.2K

152,8K

$440.6B

$953.1B

$596.8B

 

Specific information and data is available for the following:

Montgomery County

DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Area

Demographics - Population Growth and Projections by:
  • Ethnicity
  • Age
  • Educational Attainment
Demographics - Population Growth and Projections by:
  • Ethnicity
  • Age
  • Educational Attainment
Occupational Data - Growth and Projections by:
  • Occupational Summary
  • Detailed Occupational Reports
  • Highest Ranked Occupation Report
Occupational Data - Growth and Projections by:
  • Occupational Summary
  • Detailed Occupational Reports
  • Highest Ranked Occupation Report
Industry Data - Growth and Projections by:
  • NAICS Industry Decription
  • Unemployment by Industry
  • Highest and Lowest Ranked
Industry Data - Growth and Projections by:
  • NAICS Industry Decription
  • Unemployment by Industry
  • Highest and Lowest Ranked

Special Reports (New Feature)

From time to time, research reports are prepared on special topics dealing with one specific aspect of the regional labor market or for various units within the College on a unique group or population of occupations. Watch this space for new reports as they become available.

Best Jobs for 2016

This infographic using data from EMSI summarizes the most in-demand occupations in the DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Area based on recent five-year growth, salary, and the gap between job ad posts and hires in 2015.



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Visit: http://montgomerycollege.emsicareercoach.com.  Just enter a keyword of whatever career or educational program (credit and non-credit) that suits your interest and quickly learn about:

  • Top career fields in the Maryland, Virginia, and Washington D.C. region
  • Specific Montgomery College educational programs and courses to prepare you for a given occupation
  • Current local and regional job opportunities
  • Estimated salaries for occupations of interest
  • Projected job openings and other employment trends for your occupational interests
  • An easy-to-use tool to help you create a professional résumé

… and other up-to-date, easy-to-understand information about local employment.

Anyone can access the data using this free career exploration tool anytime and at any place.  Get started today on your road to a new future and give it a try.



All data on these pages comes from Economic Modeling Specialists, Inc. (EMSI) Class of Worker (QCEW Employees and Non-QCEW Employees), 2015.3 Data Release updated November 13, 2015 ( download 2015.3 release notes - pdf).  All data on this site will be updated quarterly as new data sets are released.  If you are interested in a more detailed, customized report for any of the above areas, please contact Kevin Long at extension 7-7972 or via email at kevin.long@montgomerycollege.edu.

Page last updated on 2/25/2016

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