The Utah Department of Workforce Services reported that Utah’s 2022 civilian labor force was 1.74 million. During October 2022, the Utah unemployment rate was an impressive 2.1% — substantially lower than the national unemployment rate at the time of 3.7%. For the period ending October 2022, the Davis County labor force was 185,165 with the unemployment rate of 2.1%.
In Davis County, about one-fourth of all jobs are in government (29,328 in year 2022), and Hill Air Force Base makes up the majority of those jobs. The economy in Davis County is anchored by Hill Air Force Base. In 2021, 21,938 people worked at Hill Air Force Base, including military, civil service, and private contractors. Davis County jobs are followed closely by Trade, Transportation and Utilities with 22,058 jobs in 2022.