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ALABASTER CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP AVG
Civilian Labor Force 18,131 18,138 18,141 18,235 18,198 18,153 18,439 18,259 18,246 18,216
Employment 17,765 17,805 17,749 17,924 17,899 17,712 17,999 17,890 17,924 17,852
Unemployment 366 333 392 311 299 441 440 369 322 364
Unemployment Rate 2.0 1.8 2.2 1.7 1.6 2.4 2.4 2.0 1.8 2.0
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2020 benchmark.
ANNISTON CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP AVG
Civilian Labor Force 8,253 8,206 8,087 8,114 8,065 8,007 8,115 8,136 8,142 8,125
Employment 7,654 7,662 7,630 7,732 7,679 7,514 7,617 7,639 7,644 7,641
Unemployment 599 544 457 382 386 493 498 497 498 484
Unemployment Rate 7.3 6.6 5.7 4.7 4.8 6.2 6.1 6.1 6.1 6.0
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2020 benchmark.
ATHENS CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP AVG
Civilian Labor Force 12,592 12,572 12,640 12,689 12,616 12,499 12,690 12,612 12,599 12,612
Employment 12,278 12,286 12,330 12,436 12,353 12,168 12,398 12,309 12,362 12,324
Unemployment 314 286 310 253 263 331 292 303 237 288
Unemployment Rate 2.5 2.3 2.5 2.0 2.1 2.6 2.3 2.4 1.9 2.3
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2020 benchmark.
AUBURN CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP AVG
Civilian Labor Force 30,581 30,814 30,651 31,005 30,533 29,872 30,233 30,623 30,705 30,557
Employment 29,722 30,031 29,842 30,275 29,802 28,919 29,425 29,804 30,002 29,758
Unemployment 859 783 809 730 731 953 808 819 703 799
Unemployment Rate 2.8 2.5 2.6 2.4 2.4 3.2 2.7 2.7 2.3 2.6
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2020 benchmark.
BESSEMER CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP AVG
Civilian Labor Force 10,124 10,078 9,875 9,885 9,910 9,871 9,945 10,000 9,956 9,960
Employment 9,323 9,346 9,315 9,408 9,392 9,292 9,441 9,384 9,405 9,367
Unemployment 801 732 560 477 518 579 504 616 551 593
Unemployment Rate 7.9 7.3 5.7 4.8 5.2 5.9 5.1 6.2 5.5 6.0
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2020 benchmark.
BIRMINGHAM CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP AVG
Civilian Labor Force 94,578 94,244 92,448 92,616 92,540 92,608 93,904 93,424 92,981 93,260
Employment 88,099 88,314 88,024 88,895 88,744 87,805 89,208 88,676 88,870 88,515
Unemployment 6,479 5,930 4,424 3,721 3,796 4,803 4,696 4,748 4,111 4,745
Unemployment Rate 6.9 6.3 4.8 4.0 4.1 5.2 5.0 5.1 4.4 5.1
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2020 benchmark.
DAPHNE CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP AVG
Civilian Labor Force 12,322 12,334 12,436 12,732 12,845 13,055 13,291 13,008 12,920 12,771
Employment 11,890 11,934 12,057 12,401 12,525 12,630 12,896 12,615 12,592 12,393
Unemployment 432 400 379 331 320 425 395 393 328 378
Unemployment Rate 3.5 3.2 3.0 2.6 2.5 3.3 3.0 3.0 2.5 3.0
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2020 benchmark.
DECATUR CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP AVG
Civilian Labor Force 27,867 27,761 27,641 27,677 27,616 27,454 27,628 27,489 27,350 27,609
Employment 26,853 26,843 26,814 26,996 26,934 26,549 26,874 26,682 26,618 26,796
Unemployment 1,014 918 827 681 682 905 754 807 732 813
Unemployment Rate 3.6 3.3 3.0 2.5 2.5 3.3 2.7 2.9 2.7 2.9
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2020 benchmark.

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DOTHAN CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP AVG
Civilian Labor Force 30,326 30,218 29,923 30,245 30,066 30,101 30,661 30,523 30,222 30,254
Employment 28,956 28,963 28,865 29,336 29,179 28,907 29,543 29,342 29,279 29,152
Unemployment 1,370 1,255 1,058 909 887 1,194 1,118 1,181 943 1,102
Unemployment Rate 4.5 4.2 3.5 3.0 3.0 4.0 3.6 3.9 3.1 3.6
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2020 benchmark.
ENTERPRISE CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP AVG
Civilian Labor Force 11,157 11,257 11,066 11,019 10,880 10,887 11,020 11,067 11,058 11,046
Employment 10,790 10,919 10,744 10,733 10,596 10,498 10,687 10,718 10,769 10,717
Unemployment 367 338 322 286 284 389 333 349 289 329
Unemployment Rate 3.3 3.0 2.9 2.6 2.6 3.6 3.0 3.2 2.6 3.0
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2020 benchmark.
FLORENCE CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP AVG
Civilian Labor Force 18,354 18,459 18,292 18,366 18,131 17,964 18,050 18,093 18,389 18,233
Employment 17,657 17,828 17,704 17,895 17,656 17,317 17,433 17,491 17,860 17,649
Unemployment 697 631 588 471 475 647 617 602 529 584
Unemployment Rate 3.8 3.4 3.2 2.6 2.6 3.6 3.4 3.3 2.9 3.2
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2020 benchmark.
GADSDEN CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP AVG
Civilian Labor Force 12,511 12,443 12,251 12,348 12,393 12,296 12,365 12,237 12,210 12,339
Employment 11,665 11,666 11,592 11,770 11,805 11,578 11,658 11,578 11,585 11,655
Unemployment 846 777 659 578 588 718 707 659 625 684
Unemployment Rate 6.8 6.2 5.4 4.7 4.7 5.8 5.7 5.4 5.1 5.5
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2020 benchmark.
HOMEWOOD CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP AVG
Civilian Labor Force 14,053 14,079 14,080 14,189 14,179 14,071 14,206 14,147 14,101 14,123
Employment 13,773 13,806 13,761 13,897 13,873 13,727 13,946 13,863 13,893 13,838
Unemployment 280 273 319 292 306 344 260 284 208 285
Unemployment Rate 2.0 1.9 2.3 2.1 2.2 2.4 1.8 2.0 1.5 2.0
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2020 benchmark.

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HOOVER CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP AVG
Civilian Labor Force 45,491 45,508 45,436 45,907 45,669 45,507 46,074 45,781 45,728 45,678
Employment 44,466 44,574 44,428 44,868 44,796 44,323 45,033 44,764 44,859 44,679
Unemployment 1,025 934 1,008 1,039 873 1,184 1,041 1,017 869 999
Unemployment Rate 2.3 2.1 2.2 2.3 1.9 2.6 2.3 2.2 1.9 2.2
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2020 benchmark.
HUNTSVILLE CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP AVG
Civilian Labor Force 101,841 101,612 101,752 102,109 101,470 100,352 101,841 101,208 101,134 101,480
Employment 98,170 98,197 98,718 99,600 98,997 97,223 98,889 98,240 98,635 98,519
Unemployment 3,671 3,415 3,034 2,509 2,473 3,129 2,952 2,968 2,499 2,961
Unemployment Rate 3.6 3.4 3.0 2.5 2.4 3.1 2.9 2.9 2.5 2.9
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2020 benchmark.
MADISON CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP AVG
Civilian Labor Force 27,144 27,088 27,245 27,535 27,274 27,030 27,350 27,165 27,178 27,223
Employment 26,547 26,554 26,692 26,930 26,766 26,292 26,745 26,568 26,676 26,641
Unemployment 597 534 553 605 508 738 605 597 502 582
Unemployment Rate 2.2 2.0 2.0 2.2 1.9 2.7 2.2 2.2 1.8 2.1
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2020 benchmark.
MOBILE CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP AVG
Civilian Labor Force 87,061 86,442 85,105 85,611 84,614 84,881 85,209 84,697 84,418 85,337
Employment 80,742 80,482 80,446 81,592 80,721 79,882 80,610 80,028 80,451 80,550
Unemployment 6,319 5,960 4,659 4,019 3,893 4,999 4,599 4,669 3,967 4,787
Unemployment Rate 7.3 6.9 5.5 4.7 4.6 5.9 5.4 5.5 4.7 5.6
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2020 benchmark.
MONTGOMERY CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP AVG
Civilian Labor Force 93,227 92,556 91,010 91,834 91,383 91,021 91,843 90,993 90,147 91,557
Employment 86,931 86,640 86,374 87,757 87,355 86,016 86,946 86,316 85,993 86,703
Unemployment 6,296 5,916 4,636 4,077 4,028 5,005 4,897 4,677 4,154 4,854
Unemployment Rate 6.8 6.4 5.1 4.4 4.4 5.5 5.3 5.1 4.6 5.3
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2020 benchmark.
NORTHPORT CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP AVG
Civilian Labor Force 13,493 13,504 13,372 13,476 13,378 13,152 13,211 13,348 13,433 13,374
Employment 13,046 13,102 12,980 13,136 13,027 12,716 12,821 12,938 13,044 12,979
Unemployment 447 402 392 340 351 436 390 410 389 395
Unemployment Rate 3.3 3.0 2.9 2.5 2.6 3.3 3.0 3.1 2.9 3.0
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2020 benchmark.
OPELIKA CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP AVG
Civilian Labor Force 14,560 14,657 14,426 14,560 14,336 14,043 14,277 14,460 14,455 14,419
Employment 13,895 14,040 13,951 14,154 13,932 13,520 13,756 13,934 14,026 13,912
Unemployment 665 617 475 406 404 523 521 526 429 507
Unemployment Rate 4.6 4.2 3.3 2.8 2.8 3.7 3.6 3.6 3.0 3.5
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2020 benchmark.

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PHENIX CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP AVG
Civilian Labor Force 14,856 14,829 14,742 14,868 14,742 14,603 14,694 14,770 14,661 14,752
Employment 14,355 14,380 14,330 14,494 14,397 14,111 14,268 14,333 14,300 14,330
Unemployment 501 449 412 374 345 492 426 437 361 422
Unemployment Rate 3.4 3.0 2.8 2.5 2.3 3.4 2.9 3.0 2.5 2.9
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2020 benchmark.
PRATTVILLE CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP AVG
Civilian Labor Force 17,014 16,895 16,813 16,968 16,900 16,801 16,956 16,847 16,695 16,877
Employment 16,448 16,384 16,328 16,583 16,525 16,307 16,518 16,384 16,308 16,421
Unemployment 566 511 485 385 375 494 438 463 387 456
Unemployment Rate 3.3 3.0 2.9 2.3 2.2 2.9 2.6 2.7 2.3 2.7
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2020 benchmark.
PRICHARD CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP AVG
Civilian Labor Force 8,259 8,199 7,915 7,852 7,818 7,890 7,942 7,943 7,827 7,961
Employment 7,311 7,287 7,284 7,388 7,309 7,233 7,299 7,246 7,285 7,294
Unemployment 948 912 631 464 509 657 643 697 542 667
Unemployment Rate 11.5 11.1 8.0 5.9 6.5 8.3 8.1 8.8 6.9 8.4
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2020 benchmark.
SELMA CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP AVG
Civilian Labor Force 5,977 5,990 5,737 5,586 5,494 5,550 5,658 5,623 5,691 5,700
Employment 5,332 5,375 5,259 5,177 5,112 5,055 5,116 5,118 5,195 5,193
Unemployment 645 615 478 409 382 495 542 505 496 507
Unemployment Rate 10.8 10.3 8.3 7.3 7.0 8.9 9.6 9.0 8.7 8.9
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2020 benchmark.
TUSCALOOSA CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP AVG
Civilian Labor Force 46,811 46,813 45,972 46,199 45,909 45,338 45,591 45,905 45,967 46,056
Employment 44,346 44,535 44,120 44,650 44,281 43,224 43,580 43,979 44,337 44,117
Unemployment 2,465 2,278 1,852 1,549 1,628 2,114 2,011 1,926 1,630 1,939
Unemployment Rate 5.3 4.9 4.0 3.4 3.5 4.7 4.4 4.2 3.5 4.2
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2020 benchmark.
VESTAVIA HILLS CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP AVG
Civilian Labor Force 17,828 12,572 17,938 18,155 17,980 17,890 18,107 17,973 17,928 17,966
Employment 17,497 12,286 17,483 17,656 17,626 17,439 17,718 17,612 17,651 17,580
Unemployment 331 286 455 499 354 451 389 361 277 386
Unemployment Rate 1.9 2.3 2.5 2.7 2.0 2.5 2.1 2.0 1.5 2.1
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2020 benchmark.

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