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Selected City Year-to-Date Labor Force Estimates for 2018


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ALABASTER CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN AVG
Civilian Labor Force 17,431 17,643 17,718 17,833 17,865 18,010 17,750
Employment 16,915 17,126 17,216 17,393 17,398 17,374 17,237
Unemployment 516 517 502 440 467 636 513
Unemployment Rate 3.0 2.9 2.8 2.5 2.6 3.5 2.9
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
ANNISTON CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN AVG
Civilian Labor Force 8,162 8,303 8,331 8,361 8,359 8,474 8,332
Employment 7,689 7,770 7,857 7,925 7,898 7,904 7,841
Unemployment 473 533 474 436 461 570 491
Unemployment Rate 5.8 6.4 5.7 5.2 5.5 6.7 5.9
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
ATHENS CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN AVG
Civilian Labor Force 11,784 12,000 12,332 12,548 12,661 13,049 12,396
Employment 11,361 11,578 11,944 12,202 12,284 12,534 11,984
Unemployment 423 422 388 346 377 515 412
Unemployment Rate 3.6 3.5 3.1 2.8 3.0 3.9 3.3
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
AUBURN CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN AVG
Civilian Labor Force 29,026 29,585 29,706 29,863 29,678 30,236 29,683
Employment 27,910 28,438 28,580 28,919 28,631 28,695 28,529
Unemployment 1,116 1,147 1,126 944 1,047 1,541 1,154
Unemployment Rate 3.8 3.9 3.8 3.2 3.5 5.1 3.9
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
BESSEMER CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN AVG
Civilian Labor Force 9,558 9,670 9,683 9,740 9,781 9,918 9,725
Employment 9,041 9,151 9,197 9,293 9,294 9,279 9,209
Unemployment 517 519 486 447 487 639 516
Unemployment Rate 5.4 5.4 5.0 4.6 5.0 6.4 5.3
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
BIRMINGHAM CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN AVG
Civilian Labor Force 90,818 91,986 92,065 92,741 92,947 94,226 92,464
Employment 86,467 87,521 87,961 88,877 88,881 88,746 88,076
Unemployment 4,351 4,465 4,104 3,864 4,066 5,480 4,388
Unemployment Rate 4.8 4.9 4.5 4.2 4.4 5.8 4.7
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
DAPHNE CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN AVG
Civilian Labor Force 11,784 12,000 12,332 12,548 12,661 13,049 12,396
Employment 11,361 11,578 11,944 12,202 12,284 12,534 11,984
Unemployment 423 422 388 346 377 515 412
Unemployment Rate 3.6 3.5 3.1 2.8 3.0 3.9 3.3
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
DECATUR CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN AVG
Civilian Labor Force 25,856 26,127 26,284 26,396 26,480 26,923 26,345
Employment 24,836 25,053 25,325 25,508 25,523 25,666 25,319
Unemployment 1,020 1,074 959 888 957 1,257 1,026
Unemployment Rate 3.9 4.1 3.6 3.4 3.6 4.7 3.9
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.

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DOTHAN CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN AVG
Civilian Labor Force 28,587 29,037 29,211 29,464 29,455 29,751 29,251
Employment 27,395 27,761 28,066 28,379 28,308 28,274 28,031
Unemployment 1,192 1,276 1,145 1,085 1,147 1,477 1,220
Unemployment Rate 4.2 4.4 3.9 3.7 3.9 5.0 4.2
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
ENTERPRISE CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN AVG
Civilian Labor Force 10,648 10,675 10,676 10,784 10,781 10,938 10,751
Employment 10,216 10,219 10,261 10,402 10,357 10,355 10,302
Unemployment 432 456 415 382 424 583 449
Unemployment Rate 4.1 4.3 3.9 3.5 3.9 5.3 4.2
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
FLORENCE CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN AVG
Civilian Labor Force 17,646 17,918 18,053 18,193 18,111 18,470 18,065
Employment 16,854 17,100 17,314 17,542 17,408 17,463 17,280
Unemployment 792 818 739 651 703 1,007 785
Unemployment Rate 4.5 4.6 4.1 3.6 3.9 5.5 4.3
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
GADSDEN CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN AVG
Civilian Labor Force 13,380 13,561 13,669 13,718 13,739 13,938 13,667
Employment 12,709 12,848 12,999 13,122 13,100 13,086 12,977
Unemployment 671 713 670 596 639 852 690
Unemployment Rate 5.0 5.3 4.9 4.3 4.7 6.1 5.0
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
HOMEWOOD CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN AVG
Civilian Labor Force 13,841 14,023 14,055 14,149 14,186 14,323 14,097
Employment 13,459 13,623 13,692 13,834 13,835 13,814 13,710
Unemployment 382 400 363 315 351 509 387
Unemployment Rate 2.8 2.9 2.6 2.2 2.5 3.6 2.7
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.

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HOOVER CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN AVG
Civilian Labor Force 43,884 44,502 44,636 45,014 45,074 45,406 44,753
Employment 42,654 43,178 43,397 43,847 43,853 43,788 43,453
Unemployment 1,230 1,324 1,239 1,167 1,221 1,618 1,300
Unemployment Rate 2.8 3.0 2.8 2.6 2.7 3.6 2.9
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
HUNTSVILLE CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN AVG
Civilian Labor Force 93,723 95,726 95,894 96,592 95,975 97,701 95,935
Employment 90,188 92,014 92,483 93,482 92,655 93,170 92,332
Unemployment 3,535 3,712 3,411 3,110 3,320 4,531 3,603
Unemployment Rate 3.8 3.9 3.6 3.2 3.5 4.6 3.8
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
MADISON CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN AVG
Civilian Labor Force 24,362 24,868 24,914 25,118 24,942 25,349 24,926
Employment 23,599 24,079 24,200 24,462 24,246 24,383 24,162
Unemployment 763 789 714 656 696 966 764
Unemployment Rate 3.1 3.2 2.9 2.6 2.8 3.8 3.1
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
MOBILE CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN AVG
Civilian Labor Force 85,493 86,196 86,439 87,496 87,074 88,120 86,803
Employment 81,012 81,506 82,100 83,466 82,893 82,681 82,276
Unemployment 4,481 4,690 4,339 4,030 4,181 5,439 4,527
Unemployment Rate 5.2 5.4 5.0 4.6 4.8 6.2 5.2
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
MONTGOMERY CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN AVG
Civilian Labor Force 91,358 92,302 92,326 92,658 92,982 94,114 92,624
Employment 87,602 88,348 88,649 89,269 89,406 89,403 88,780
Unemployment 3,756 3,954 3,677 3,389 3,576 4,711 3,844
Unemployment Rate 4.1 4.3 4.0 3.7 3.8 5.0 4.2
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
NORTHPORT CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN AVG
Civilian Labor Force 12,836 13,025 13,124 13,187 13,120 13,187 13,080
Employment 12,463 12,619 12,753 12,849 12,726 12,672 12,680
Unemployment 373 406 371 338 394 515 400
Unemployment Rate 2.9 3.1 2.8 2.6 3.0 3.9 3.1
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
OPELIKA CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN AVG
Civilian Labor Force 13,794 14,053 14,076 14,191 14,104 14,292 14,086
Employment 13,237 13,487 13,555 13,716 13,579 13,609 13,531
Unemployment 557 566 521 475 525 683 555
Unemployment Rate 4.0 4.0 3.7 3.3 3.7 4.8 3.9
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.

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PHENIX CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN AVG
Civilian Labor Force 15,045 15,227 15,270 15,354 15,350 15,582 15,305
Employment 14,466 14,602 14,704 14,847 14,805 14,822 14,708
Unemployment 579 625 566 507 545 760 597
Unemployment Rate 3.8 4.1 3.7 3.3 3.6 4.9 3.9
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
PRATTVILLE CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN AVG
Civilian Labor Force 16,830 17,056 17,071 17,134 17,216 17,418 17,121
Employment 16,232 16,405 16,472 16,577 16,622 16,645 16,492
Unemployment 598 651 599 557 594 773 629
Unemployment Rate 3.6 3.8 3.5 3.3 3.5 4.4 3.7
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
PRICHARD CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN AVG
Civilian Labor Force 8,048 8,082 8,082 8,149 8,101 8,323 8,131
Employment 7,430 7,475 7,529 7,655 7,602 7,583 7,546
Unemployment 618 607 553 494 499 740 585
Unemployment Rate 7.7 7.5 6.8 6.1 6.2 8.9 7.2
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
SELMA CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN AVG
Civilian Labor Force 6,056 6,172 6,167 6,216 6,164 6,260 6,172
Employment 5,631 5,734 5,777 5,844 5,778 5,702 5,744
Unemployment 425 438 390 372 386 558 428
Unemployment Rate 7.0 7.1 6.3 6.0 6.3 8.9 6.9
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
TUSCALOOSA CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN AVG
Civilian Labor Force 45,530 46,047 46,408 46,554 46,561 46,968 46,345
Employment 43,479 44,024 44,491 44,826 44,399 44,209 44,238
Unemployment 2,051 2,023 1,917 1,728 2,162 2,759 2,107
Unemployment Rate 4.5 4.4 4.1 3.7 4.6 5.9 4.5
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
VESTAVIA HILLS CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN AVG
Civilian Labor Force 17,512 11,534 17,810 17,955 17,991 18,121 17,858
Employment 17,080 11,098 17,375 17,556 17,557 17,530 17,398
Unemployment 432 436 435 399 434 591 460
Unemployment Rate 2.5 3.8 2.4 2.2 2.4 3.3 2.6
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.

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