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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 JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 17,431 17,643 17,718 17,833 17,865 18,048 18,019 17,891 17,806
Employment 16,915 17,126 17,216 17,393 17,398 17,414 17,472 17,357 17,286
Unemployment 516 517 502 440 467 634 547 534 520
Unemployment Rate 3.0 2.9 2.8 2.5 2.6 3.5 3.0 3.0 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 JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 8,162 8,303 8,331 8,361 8,359 8,490 8,449 8,359 8,352
Employment 7,689 7,770 7,857 7,925 7,898 7,921 7,939 7,904 7,863
Unemployment 473 533 474 436 461 569 510 455 489
Unemployment Rate 5.8 6.4 5.7 5.2 5.5 6.7 6.0 5.4 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 JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 11,784 12,000 12,332 12,548 12,661 13,066 13,016 12,747 12,519
Employment 11,361 11,578 11,944 12,202 12,284 12,546 12,561 12,319 12,099
Unemployment 423 422 388 346 377 520 455 428 420
Unemployment Rate 3.6 3.5 3.1 2.8 3.0 4.0 3.5 3.4 3.4
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 JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 29,026 29,585 29,706 29,863 29,678 29,645 29,246 29,530 29,535
Employment 27,910 28,438 28,580 28,919 28,631 28,109 27,976 28,291 28,357
Unemployment 1,116 1,147 1,126 944 1,047 1,536 1,270 1,239 1,178
Unemployment Rate 3.8 3.9 3.8 3.2 3.5 5.2 4.3 4.2 4.0
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 JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 9,558 9,670 9,683 9,740 9,781 9,938 9,907 9,803 9,761
Employment 9,041 9,151 9,197 9,293 9,294 9,301 9,331 9,268 9,235
Unemployment 517 519 486 447 487 637 576 535 526
Unemployment Rate 5.4 5.4 5.0 4.6 5.0 6.4 5.8 5.5 5.4
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 JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 90,818 91,986 92,065 92,741 92,947 94,419 94,210 93,141 92,791
Employment 86,467 87,521 87,961 88,877 88,881 88,954 89,238 88,641 88,318
Unemployment 4,351 4,465 4,104 3,864 4,066 5,465 4,972 4,500 4,473
Unemployment Rate 4.8 4.9 4.5 4.2 4.4 5.8 5.3 4.8 4.8
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 JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 11,784 12,000 12,332 12,548 12,661 13,066 13,016 12,747 12,519
Employment 11,361 11,578 11,944 12,202 12,284 12,546 12,561 12,319 12,099
Unemployment 423 422 388 346 377 520 455 428 420
Unemployment Rate 3.6 3.5 3.1 2.8 3.0 4.0 3.5 3.4 3.4
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 JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 25,856 26,127 26,284 26,396 26,480 26,982 26,856 26,698 26,460
Employment 24,836 25,053 25,325 25,508 25,523 25,727 25,747 25,652 25,421
Unemployment 1,020 1,074 959 888 957 1,255 1,109 1,046 1,039
Unemployment Rate 3.9 4.1 3.6 3.4 3.6 4.7 4.1 3.9 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 JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 28,587 29,037 29,211 29,464 29,455 29,900 29,730 29,458 29,355
Employment 27,395 27,761 28,066 28,379 28,308 28,427 28,399 28,194 28,116
Unemployment 1,192 1,276 1,145 1,085 1,147 1,473 1,331 1,264 1,239
Unemployment Rate 4.2 4.4 3.9 3.7 3.9 4.9 4.5 4.3 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 JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 10,648 10,675 10,676 10,784 10,781 10,953 10,945 10,923 10,798
Employment 10,216 10,219 10,261 10,402 10,357 10,368 10,438 10,429 10,336
Unemployment 432 456 415 382 424 585 507 494 462
Unemployment Rate 4.1 4.3 3.9 3.5 3.9 5.3 4.6 4.5 4.3
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 JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 17,646 17,918 18,053 18,193 18,111 18,437 18,298 18,124 18,097
Employment 16,854 17,100 17,314 17,542 17,408 17,433 17,389 17,291 17,291
Unemployment 792 818 739 651 703 1,004 909 833 806
Unemployment Rate 4.5 4.6 4.1 3.6 3.9 5.4 5.0 4.6 4.5
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 JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 13,380 13,561 13,669 13,718 13,739 13,948 13,809 13,615 13,680
Employment 12,709 12,848 12,999 13,122 13,100 13,098 13,063 12,893 12,979
Unemployment 671 713 670 596 639 850 746 722 701
Unemployment Rate 5.0 5.3 4.9 4.3 4.7 6.1 5.4 5.3 5.1
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 JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 13,841 14,023 14,055 14,149 14,186 14,354 14,328 14,218 14,144
Employment 13,459 13,623 13,692 13,834 13,835 13,846 13,890 13,797 13,747
Unemployment 382 400 363 315 351 508 438 421 397
Unemployment Rate 2.8 2.9 2.6 2.2 2.5 3.5 3.1 3.0 2.8
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 JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 43,884 44,502 44,636 45,014 45,074 45,502 45,411 45,093 44,890
Employment 42,654 43,178 43,397 43,847 43,853 43,889 44,032 43,738 43,574
Unemployment 1,230 1,324 1,239 1,167 1,221 1,613 1,379 1,355 1,316
Unemployment Rate 2.8 3.0 2.8 2.6 2.7 3.5 3.0 3.0 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 JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 93,723 95,726 95,894 96,592 95,975 97,599 97,859 97,939 96,413
Employment 90,188 92,014 92,483 93,482 92,655 93,080 93,748 94,215 92,733
Unemployment 3,535 3,712 3,411 3,110 3,320 4,519 4,111 3,724 3,680
Unemployment Rate 3.8 3.9 3.6 3.2 3.5 4.6 4.2 3.8 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 JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 24,362 24,868 24,914 25,118 24,942 25,321 25,360 25,458 25,043
Employment 23,599 24,079 24,200 24,462 24,246 24,359 24,537 24,656 24,267
Unemployment 763 789 714 656 696 962 823 802 776
Unemployment Rate 3.1 3.2 2.9 2.6 2.8 3.8 3.2 3.2 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 JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 85,493 86,196 86,439 87,496 87,074 88,238 87,686 86,862 86,936
Employment 81,012 81,506 82,100 83,466 82,893 82,816 82,577 82,252 82,328
Unemployment 4,481 4,690 4,339 4,030 4,181 5,422 5,109 4,610 4,608
Unemployment Rate 5.2 5.4 5.0 4.6 4.8 6.1 5.8 5.3 5.3
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 JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 91,358 92,302 92,326 92,658 92,982 94,403 94,119 93,160 92,914
Employment 87,602 88,348 88,649 89,269 89,406 89,701 89,807 89,080 88,983
Unemployment 3,756 3,954 3,677 3,389 3,576 4,702 4,312 4,080 3,931
Unemployment Rate 4.1 4.3 4.0 3.7 3.8 5.0 4.6 4.4 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 JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 12,836 13,025 13,124 13,187 13,120 12,876 12,771 13,036 12,997
Employment 12,463 12,619 12,753 12,849 12,726 12,362 12,285 12,609 12,583
Unemployment 373 406 371 338 394 514 486 427 414
Unemployment Rate 2.9 3.1 2.8 2.6 3.0 4.0 3.8 3.3 3.2
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 JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 13,794 14,053 14,076 14,191 14,104 14,011 13,902 14,003 14,017
Employment 13,237 13,487 13,555 13,716 13,579 13,331 13,268 13,418 13,449
Unemployment 557 566 521 475 525 680 634 585 568
Unemployment Rate 4.0 4.0 3.7 3.3 3.7 4.9 4.6 4.2 4.1
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 JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 15,045 15,227 15,270 15,354 15,350 15,528 15,529 15,446 15,344
Employment 14,466 14,602 14,704 14,847 14,805 14,770 14,860 14,817 14,734
Unemployment 579 625 566 507 545 758 669 629 610
Unemployment Rate 3.8 4.1 3.7 3.3 3.6 4.9 4.3 4.1 4.0
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 JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 16,830 17,056 17,071 17,134 17,216 17,471 17,414 17,254 17,180
Employment 16,232 16,405 16,472 16,577 16,622 16,700 16,746 16,601 16,544
Unemployment 598 651 599 557 594 771 668 653 636
Unemployment Rate 3.6 3.8 3.5 3.3 3.5 4.4 3.8 3.8 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 JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 8,048 8,082 8,082 8,149 8,101 8,337 8,302 8,141 8,155
Employment 7,430 7,475 7,529 7,655 7,602 7,595 7,573 7,543 7,550
Unemployment 618 607 553 494 499 742 729 598 605
Unemployment Rate 7.7 7.5 6.8 6.1 6.2 8.9 8.8 7.3 7.4
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 JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 6,056 6,172 6,167 6,216 6,164 6,265 6,279 6,193 6,189
Employment 5,631 5,734 5,777 5,844 5,778 5,709 5,700 5,686 5,732
Unemployment 425 438 390 372 386 556 579 507 457
Unemployment Rate 7.0 7.1 6.3 6.0 6.3 8.9 9.2 8.2 7.4
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 JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 45,530 46,047 46,408 46,554 46,561 45,879 45,247 46,106 46,041
Employment 43,479 44,024 44,491 44,826 44,399 43,128 42,858 43,989 43,899
Unemployment 2,051 2,023 1,917 1,728 2,162 2,751 2,389 2,117 2,142
Unemployment Rate 4.5 4.4 4.1 3.7 4.6 6.0 5.3 4.6 4.7
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 JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 17,512 11,534 17,810 17,955 17,991 18,162 18,107 18,008 17,912
Employment 17,080 11,098 17,375 17,556 17,557 17,571 17,627 17,509 17,445
Unemployment 432 436 435 399 434 591 480 499 467
Unemployment Rate 2.5 3.8 2.4 2.2 2.4 3.3 2.7 2.8 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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