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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 SEP OCT NOV DEC AVG
Civilian Labor Force 17,431 17,643 17,718 17,833 17,865 18,048 18,019 17,853 17,791 17,985 17,998 17,919 17,842
Employment 16,915 17,126 17,216 17,393 17,398 17,414 17,472 17,321 17,314 17,507 17,571 17,470 17,343
Unemployment 516 517 502 440 467 634 547 532 477 478 427 449 499
Unemployment Rate 3.0 2.9 2.8 2.5 2.6 3.5 3.0 3.0 2.7 2.7 2.4 2.5 2.8
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 SEP OCT NOV DEC AVG
Civilian Labor Force 8,162 8,303 8,331 8,361 8,359 8,490 8,449 8,342 8,294 8,338 8,354 8,313 8,341
Employment 7,689 7,770 7,857 7,925 7,898 7,921 7,939 7,888 7,864 7,907 7,961 7,921 7,878
Unemployment 473 533 474 436 461 569 510 454 430 431 393 392 463
Unemployment Rate 5.8 6.4 5.7 5.2 5.5 6.7 6.0 5.4 5.2 5.2 4.7 4.7 5.6
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 SEP OCT NOV DEC AVG
Civilian Labor Force 11,784 12,000 12,332 12,548 12,661 13,066 13,016 12,761 12,546 12,481 12,399 12,251 12,487
Employment 11,361 11,578 11,944 12,202 12,284 12,546 12,561 12,332 12,141 12,085 12,039 11,897 12,081
Unemployment 423 422 388 346 377 520 455 429 405 396 360 354 406
Unemployment Rate 3.6 3.5 3.1 2.8 3.0 4.0 3.5 3.4 3.2 3.2 2.9 2.9 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 JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVG
Civilian Labor Force 29,026 29,585 29,706 29,863 29,678 29,645 29,246 29,531 29,890 30,316 30,418 30,220 29,761
Employment 27,910 28,438 28,580 28,919 28,631 28,109 27,976 28,294 28,828 29,274 29,453 29,250 28,639
Unemployment 1,116 1,147 1,126 944 1,047 1,536 1,270 1,237 1,062 1,042 965 970 1,122
Unemployment Rate 3.8 3.9 3.8 3.2 3.5 5.2 4.3 4.2 3.6 3.4 3.2 3.2 3.8
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 SEP OCT NOV DEC AVG
Civilian Labor Force 9,558 9,670 9,683 9,740 9,781 9,938 9,907 9,783 9,750 9,861 9,837 9,808 9,777
Employment 9,041 9,151 9,197 9,293 9,294 9,301 9,331 9,249 9,246 9,353 9,391 9,339 9,266
Unemployment 517 519 486 447 487 637 576 534 504 508 446 469 511
Unemployment Rate 5.4 5.4 5.0 4.6 5.0 6.4 5.8 5.5 5.2 5.2 4.5 4.8 5.2
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 SEP OCT NOV DEC AVG
Civilian Labor Force 90,818 91,986 92,065 92,741 92,947 94,419 94,210 92,947 92,593 93,635 93,465 93,083 92,909
Employment 86,467 87,521 87,961 88,877 88,881 88,954 89,238 88,455 88,426 89,450 89,810 89,316 88,613
Unemployment 4,351 4,465 4,104 3,864 4,066 5,465 4,972 4,492 4,167 4,185 3,655 3,767 4,296
Unemployment Rate 4.8 4.9 4.5 4.2 4.4 5.8 5.3 4.8 4.5 4.5 3.9 4.0 4.6
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 SEP OCT NOV DEC AVG
Civilian Labor Force 11,784 12,000 12,332 12,548 12,661 13,066 13,016 12,761 12,546 12,481 12,399 12,251 12,487
Employment 11,361 11,578 11,944 12,202 12,284 12,546 12,561 12,332 12,141 12,085 12,039 11,897 12,081
Unemployment 423 422 388 346 377 520 455 429 405 396 360 354 406
Unemployment Rate 3.6 3.5 3.1 2.8 3.0 4.0 3.5 3.4 3.2 3.2 2.9 2.9 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 JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVG
Civilian Labor Force 25,856 26,127 26,284 26,396 26,480 26,982 26,856 26,672 26,579 26,853 26,840 26,642 26,547
Employment 24,836 25,053 25,325 25,508 25,523 25,727 25,747 25,630 25,626 25,905 26,004 25,815 25,558
Unemployment 1,020 1,074 959 888 957 1,255 1,109 1,042 953 948 836 827 989
Unemployment Rate 3.9 4.1 3.6 3.4 3.6 4.7 4.1 3.9 3.6 3.5 3.1 3.1 3.7
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.

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DOTHAN CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVG
Civilian Labor Force 28,587 29,037 29,211 29,464 29,455 29,900 29,730 29,474 29,593 29,580 29,517 29,456 29,417
Employment 27,395 27,761 28,066 28,379 28,308 28,427 28,399 28,214 28,392 28,367 28,432 28,347 28,207
Unemployment 1,192 1,276 1,145 1,085 1,147 1,473 1,331 1,260 1,201 1,213 1,085 1,109 1,210
Unemployment Rate 4.2 4.4 3.9 3.7 3.9 4.9 4.5 4.3 4.1 4.1 3.7 3.8 4.1
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 SEP OCT NOV DEC AVG
Civilian Labor Force 10,648 10,675 10,676 10,784 10,781 10,953 10,945 10,957 11,056 11,032 10,931 10,750 10,849
Employment 10,216 10,219 10,261 10,402 10,357 10,368 10,438 10,465 10,611 10,570 10,528 10,342 10,398
Unemployment 432 456 415 382 424 585 507 492 445 462 403 408 451
Unemployment Rate 4.1 4.3 3.9 3.5 3.9 5.3 4.6 4.5 4.0 4.2 3.7 3.8 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 JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVG
Civilian Labor Force 17,646 17,918 18,053 18,193 18,111 18,437 18,298 18,224 18,393 18,567 18,492 18,294 18,219
Employment 16,854 17,100 17,314 17,542 17,408 17,433 17,389 17,392 17,643 17,836 17,843 17,611 17,447
Unemployment 792 818 739 651 703 1,004 909 832 750 731 649 683 772
Unemployment Rate 4.5 4.6 4.1 3.6 3.9 5.4 5.0 4.6 4.1 3.9 3.5 3.7 4.2
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 SEP OCT NOV DEC AVG
Civilian Labor Force 13,380 13,561 13,669 13,718 13,739 13,948 13,809 13,624 13,668 13,775 13,705 13,727 13,694
Employment 12,709 12,848 12,999 13,122 13,100 13,098 13,063 12,903 13,045 13,141 13,120 13,112 13,022
Unemployment 671 713 670 596 639 850 746 721 623 634 585 615 672
Unemployment Rate 5.0 5.3 4.9 4.3 4.7 6.1 5.4 5.3 4.6 4.6 4.3 4.5 4.9
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 SEP OCT NOV DEC AVG
Civilian Labor Force 13,841 14,023 14,055 14,149 14,186 14,354 14,328 14,189 14,125 14,287 14,310 14,227 14,173
Employment 13,459 13,623 13,692 13,834 13,835 13,846 13,890 13,769 13,764 13,923 13,980 13,903 13,793
Unemployment 382 400 363 315 351 508 438 420 361 364 330 324 380
Unemployment Rate 2.8 2.9 2.6 2.2 2.5 3.5 3.1 3.0 2.6 2.5 2.3 2.3 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 JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVG
Civilian Labor Force 43,884 44,502 44,636 45,014 45,074 45,502 45,411 45,000 44,884 45,445 45,449 45,209 45,001
Employment 42,654 43,178 43,397 43,847 43,853 43,889 44,032 43,647 43,631 44,132 44,304 44,058 43,719
Unemployment 1,230 1,324 1,239 1,167 1,221 1,613 1,379 1,353 1,253 1,313 1,145 1,151 1,282
Unemployment Rate 2.8 3.0 2.8 2.6 2.7 3.5 3.0 3.0 2.8 2.9 2.5 2.5 2.8
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 SEP OCT NOV DEC AVG
Civilian Labor Force 93,723 95,726 95,894 96,592 95,975 97,599 97,859 97,725 97,278 99,273 99,225 98,522 97,116
Employment 90,188 92,014 92,483 93,482 92,655 93,080 93,748 94,009 93,819 95,731 96,179 95,427 93,568
Unemployment 3,535 3,712 3,411 3,110 3,320 4,519 4,111 3,716 3,459 3,542 3,046 3,095 3,548
Unemployment Rate 3.8 3.9 3.6 3.2 3.5 4.6 4.2 3.8 3.6 3.6 3.1 3.1 3.7
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 SEP OCT NOV DEC AVG
Civilian Labor Force 24,362 24,868 24,914 25,118 24,942 25,321 25,360 25,402 25,297 25,780 25,801 25,603 25,231
Employment 23,599 24,079 24,200 24,462 24,246 24,359 24,537 24,602 24,557 25,053 25,168 24,967 24,486
Unemployment 763 789 714 656 696 962 823 800 740 727 633 636 745
Unemployment Rate 3.1 3.2 2.9 2.6 2.8 3.8 3.2 3.1 2.9 2.8 2.5 2.5 3.0
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 SEP OCT NOV DEC AVG
Civilian Labor Force 85,493 86,196 86,439 87,496 87,074 88,238 87,686 86,850 87,114 88,179 87,906 87,880 87,213
Employment 81,012 81,506 82,100 83,466 82,893 82,816 82,577 82,246 82,848 83,921 84,115 83,933 82,786
Unemployment 4,481 4,690 4,339 4,030 4,181 5,422 5,109 4,604 4,266 4,258 3,791 3,947 4,427
Unemployment Rate 5.2 5.4 5.0 4.6 4.8 6.1 5.8 5.3 4.9 4.8 4.3 4.5 5.1
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 SEP OCT NOV DEC AVG
Civilian Labor Force 91,358 92,302 92,326 92,658 92,982 94,403 94,119 93,209 93,309 94,139 93,822 93,499 93,177
Employment 87,602 88,348 88,649 89,269 89,406 89,701 89,807 89,138 89,614 90,381 90,491 90,068 89,373
Unemployment 3,756 3,954 3,677 3,389 3,576 4,702 4,312 4,071 3,695 3,758 3,331 3,431 3,804
Unemployment Rate 4.1 4.3 4.0 3.7 3.8 5.0 4.6 4.4 4.0 4.0 3.6 3.7 4.1
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 SEP OCT NOV DEC AVG
Civilian Labor Force 12,836 13,025 13,124 13,187 13,120 12,876 12,771 13,047 13,120 13,277 13,255 13,187 13,069
Employment 12,463 12,619 12,753 12,849 12,726 12,362 12,285 12,621 12,755 12,900 12,922 12,859 12,676
Unemployment 373 406 371 338 394 514 486 426 365 377 333 328 393
Unemployment Rate 2.9 3.1 2.8 2.6 3.0 4.0 3.8 3.3 2.8 2.8 2.5 2.5 3.0
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 SEP OCT NOV DEC AVG
Civilian Labor Force 13,794 14,053 14,076 14,191 14,104 14,011 13,902 14,004 14,223 14,428 14,430 14,370 14,133
Employment 13,237 13,487 13,555 13,716 13,579 13,331 13,268 13,419 13,673 13,884 13,969 13,872 13,583
Unemployment 557 566 521 475 525 680 634 585 550 544 461 498 550
Unemployment Rate 4.0 4.0 3.7 3.3 3.7 4.9 4.6 4.2 3.9 3.8 3.2 3.5 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 JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVG
Civilian Labor Force 15,045 15,227 15,270 15,354 15,350 15,528 15,529 15,432 15,485 15,733 15,724 15,615 15,441
Employment 14,466 14,602 14,704 14,847 14,805 14,770 14,860 14,805 14,917 15,145 15,210 15,119 14,854
Unemployment 579 625 566 507 545 758 669 627 568 588 514 496 587
Unemployment Rate 3.8 4.1 3.7 3.3 3.6 4.9 4.3 4.1 3.7 3.7 3.3 3.2 3.8
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 SEP OCT NOV DEC AVG
Civilian Labor Force 16,830 17,056 17,071 17,134 17,216 17,471 17,414 17,263 17,306 17,402 17,328 17,202 17,225
Employment 16,232 16,405 16,472 16,577 16,622 16,700 16,746 16,611 16,719 16,808 16,788 16,663 16,612
Unemployment 598 651 599 557 594 771 668 652 587 594 540 539 613
Unemployment Rate 3.6 3.8 3.5 3.3 3.5 4.4 3.8 3.8 3.4 3.4 3.1 3.1 3.6
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 SEP OCT NOV DEC AVG
Civilian Labor Force 8,048 8,082 8,082 8,149 8,101 8,337 8,302 8,144 8,185 8,261 8,213 8,215 8,176
Employment 7,430 7,475 7,529 7,655 7,602 7,595 7,573 7,543 7,598 7,696 7,714 7,697 7,592
Unemployment 618 607 553 494 499 742 729 601 587 565 499 518 584
Unemployment Rate 7.7 7.5 6.8 6.1 6.2 8.9 8.8 7.4 7.2 6.8 6.1 6.3 7.1
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 SEP OCT NOV DEC AVG
Civilian Labor Force 6,056 6,172 6,167 6,216 6,164 6,265 6,279 6,232 6,311 6,289 6,226 6,185 6,214
Employment 5,631 5,734 5,777 5,844 5,778 5,709 5,700 5,726 5,829 5,838 5,821 5,695 5,757
Unemployment 425 438 390 372 386 556 579 506 482 451 405 490 457
Unemployment Rate 7.0 7.1 6.3 6.0 6.3 8.9 9.2 8.1 7.6 7.2 6.5 7.9 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 SEP OCT NOV DEC AVG
Civilian Labor Force 45,530 46,047 46,408 46,554 46,561 45,879 45,247 46,144 46,358 46,819 46,747 46,571 46,239
Employment 43,479 44,024 44,491 44,826 44,399 43,128 42,858 44,032 44,501 45,005 45,082 44,864 44,224
Unemployment 2,051 2,023 1,917 1,728 2,162 2,751 2,389 2,112 1,857 1,814 1,665 1,707 2,015
Unemployment Rate 4.5 4.4 4.1 3.7 4.6 6.0 5.3 4.6 4.0 3.9 3.6 3.7 4.4
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 SEP OCT NOV DEC AVG
Civilian Labor Force 17,512 11,534 17,810 17,955 17,991 18,162 18,107 17,971 17,906 18,143 18,164 18,059 17,961
Employment 17,080 11,098 17,375 17,556 17,557 17,571 17,627 17,473 17,467 17,669 17,740 17,643 17,504
Unemployment 432 436 435 399 434 591 480 498 439 474 424 416 457
Unemployment Rate 2.5 3.8 2.4 2.2 2.4 3.3 2.7 2.8 2.5 2.6 2.3 2.3 2.5
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.

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