The Community Scorecard

On a monthly basis, the Chamber will update the metrics within the community scorecard. Data sets for Jobs, Unemployment, Crime, and MWSBE certifications are updated monthly and quarterly. Kindergarten readiness, 3rd Grade Reading Scores, High School Graduation Rates, Post-Secondary Attainment Rates, Poverty Rates, and GDP are updated annually.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • The unemployment rate in the Tallahassee MSA is showing improvement from last month and is 2% lower than last year.
  • The local labor force was 192,720, up 5,874 (3.1%) over the year. There were 5,060 unemployed residents in the region.
  • In March 2022, nonagricultural employment in the Tallahassee MSA was 189,900, an increase of 6,700 jobs (3.7%) over the year.
  • The Tallahassee MSA had the second fastest annual job growth rate compared to all the metro areas in the state in other services (7.3% percent) in March 2022.


GOALS

Kindergarten Readiness: 2024 – 75% 2030 – 100%
Third Grade Reading Scores: 2024 – 80% 2030 – 100%
Poverty Rate: 2024 – 15% 2030 – Under 10%
Crime Rates to Rank as the Lowest Ten in Florida

To view the complete jobs information in the Tallahassee MSA including sectors, month-over-month, and year-over-year data, download the LOCAL DATA SHEET.

To compare similar Metropolitan Statistical Areas within Florida download additional data sheets HERE.

Download April 2022 Scorecard.