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Selected City Year-to-Date Labor Force Estimates for 2017


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ALABASTER CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 17,454 17,549 17,547 17,556 17,495 17,652 17,609 17,385 17,531
Employment 16,594 16,757 16,843 16,990 16,955 16,959 17,007 16,865 16,871
Unemployment 860 792 704 566 540 693 602 520 660
Unemployment Rate 4.9 4.5 4.0 3.2 3.1 3.9 3.4 3.0 3.8
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
ANNISTON CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 8,351 8,292 8,281 8,260 8,226 8,282 8,269 8,187 8,268
Employment 7,559 7,647 7,719 7,778 7,765 7,706 7,736 7,739 7,706
Unemployment 792 645 562 482 461 576 533 448 562
Unemployment Rate 9.5 7.8 6.8 5.8 5.6 7.0 6.4 5.5 6.8
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
AUBURN CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 29,302 29,670 29,838 29,676 29,568 29,873 29,508 29,350 29,598
Employment 27,519 28,082 28,268 28,505 28,415 28,333 28,130 28,167 28,177
Unemployment 1,783 1,588 1,570 1,171 1,153 1,540 1,378 1,183 1,421
Unemployment Rate 6.1 5.4 5.3 3.9 3.9 5.2 4.7 4.0 4.8
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
BESSEMER CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 10,000 9,939 9,871 9,822 9,730 9,833 9,843 9,690 9,841
Employment 9,009 9,095 9,139 9,217 9,199 9,199 9,225 9,146 9,154
Unemployment 991 844 732 605 531 634 618 544 687
Unemployment Rate 9.9 8.5 7.4 6.2 5.5 6.4 6.3 5.6 7.0
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
BIRMINGHAM CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 92,935 93,090 92,748 92,493 92,114 93,215 93,158 91,533 92,660
Employment 85,585 86,403 86,813 87,561 87,387 87,386 87,639 86,885 86,957
Unemployment 7,350 6,687 5,935 4,932 4,727 5,829 5,519 4,648 5,703
Unemployment Rate 7.9 7.2 6.4 5.3 5.1 6.3 5.9 5.1 6.2
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
DECATUR CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 26,354 26,538 26,588 26,438 26,403 26,581 26,327 26,162 26,424
Employment 24,770 25,039 25,299 25,364 25,342 25,292 25,137 25,097 25,168
Unemployment 1,584 1,499 1,289 1,074 1,061 1,289 1,190 1,065 1,256
Unemployment Rate 6.0 5.6 4.8 4.1 4.0 4.8 4.5 4.1 4.8
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.

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DOTHAN CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 29,503 29,601 29,601 29,615 29,455 29,480 29,329 29,196 29,472
Employment 27,554 27,842 28,040 28,344 28,235 28,018 27,980 27,964 27,997
Unemployment 1,949 1,759 1,561 1,271 1,220 1,462 1,349 1,232 1,475
Unemployment Rate 6.6 5.9 5.3 4.3 4.1 5.0 4.6 4.2 5.0
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
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Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
FLORENCE CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 18,360 18,483 18,542 18,592 18,375 18,496 18,406 18,266 18,440
Employment 17,134 17,362 17,567 17,733 17,625 17,510 17,456 17,444 17,479
Unemployment 1,226 1,121 975 859 750 986 950 822 961
Unemployment Rate 6.7 6.1 5.3 4.6 4.1 5.3 5.2 4.5 5.2
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
GADSDEN CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 14,064 14,179 14,228 14,128 14,079 14,212 14,023 13,891 14,101
Employment 12,964 13,168 13,303 13,404 13,407 13,336 13,201 13,189 13,247
Unemployment 1,100 1,011 925 724 672 876 822 702 854
Unemployment Rate 7.8 7.1 6.5 5.1 4.8 6.2 5.9 5.1 6.1
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
HOMEWOOD CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 13,969 14,049 14,067 14,072 14,024 14,149 14,133 13,958 14,052
Employment 13,352 13,480 13,544 13,660 13,633 13,633 13,673 13,555 13,566
Unemployment 617 569 523 412 391 516 460 403 486
Unemployment Rate 4.4 4.1 3.7 2.9 2.8 3.6 3.3 2.9 3.5
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.

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HOOVER CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 44,107 44,410 44,392 44,466 44,303 44,593 44,578 44,129 44,372
Employment 42,095 42,501 42,706 43,075 42,989 42,991 43,114 42,746 42,777
Unemployment 2,012 1,909 1,686 1,391 1,314 1,602 1,464 1,383 1,595
Unemployment Rate 4.6 4.3 3.8 3.1 3.0 3.6 3.3 3.1 3.6
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
HUNTSVILLE CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 93,982 94,540 95,224 94,666 94,138 94,432 94,040 93,839 94,358
Employment 88,330 89,384 90,432 90,947 90,551 89,886 89,829 90,176 89,942
Unemployment 5,652 5,156 4,792 3,719 3,587 4,546 4,211 3,663 4,416
Unemployment Rate 6.0 5.5 5.0 3.9 3.8 4.8 4.5 3.9 4.7
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
MADISON CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 24,206 24,357 24,527 24,479 24,323 24,357 24,269 24,265 24,348
Employment 22,934 23,208 23,481 23,613 23,512 23,339 23,329 23,420 23,355
Unemployment 1,272 1,149 1,046 866 811 1,018 940 845 993
Unemployment Rate 5.3 4.7 4.3 3.5 3.3 4.2 3.9 3.5 4.1
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
MOBILE CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 86,032 86,413 86,410 85,761 85,290 85,806 85,157 84,287 85,644
Employment 78,991 80,126 80,824 81,092 80,816 80,290 79,992 79,760 80,236
Unemployment 7,041 6,287 5,586 4,669 4,474 5,516 5,165 4,527 5,408
Unemployment Rate 8.2 7.3 6.5 5.4 5.2 6.4 6.1 5.4 6.3
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
MONTGOMERY CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 92,380 92,782 92,745 92,418 92,425 93,038 92,699 91,613 92,512
Employment 86,182 87,233 87,810 88,373 88,564 88,196 87,800 87,629 87,723
Unemployment 6,198 5,549 4,935 4,045 3,861 4,842 4,899 3,984 4,789
Unemployment Rate 6.7 6.0 5.3 4.4 4.2 5.2 5.3 4.3 5.2
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
OPELIKA CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 13,956 14,151 14,178 14,148 14,092 14,155 13,999 13,985 14,083
Employment 13,123 13,391 13,480 13,593 13,550 13,511 13,414 13,432 13,437
Unemployment 833 760 698 555 542 644 585 553 646
Unemployment Rate 6.0 5.4 4.9 3.9 3.8 4.5 4.2 4.0 4.6
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.

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PHENIX CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 15,428 15,487 15,415 15,378 15,266 15,317 15,330 15,290 15,364
Employment 14,520 14,645 14,703 14,780 14,709 14,627 14,687 14,678 14,669
Unemployment 908 842 712 598 557 690 643 612 695
Unemployment Rate 5.9 5.4 4.6 3.9 3.6 4.5 4.2 4.0 4.5
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
PRATTVILLE CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 16,758 16,896 16,946 16,891 16,899 17,023 16,932 16,832 16,897
Employment 15,827 16,042 16,182 16,283 16,317 16,275 16,222 16,213 16,170
Unemployment 931 854 764 608 582 748 710 619 727
Unemployment Rate 5.6 5.1 4.5 3.6 3.4 4.4 4.2 3.7 4.3
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
PRICHARD CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 8,224 8,193 8,190 8,104 8,005 8,191 8,130 7,949 8,123
Employment 7,247 7,351 7,415 7,439 7,414 7,366 7,338 7,317 7,361
Unemployment 977 842 775 665 591 825 792 632 762
Unemployment Rate 11.9 10.3 9.5 8.2 7.4 10.1 9.7 8.0 9.4
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
SELMA CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 6,526 6,656 6,724 6,636 6,476 6,546 6,580 6,427 6,571
Employment 5,778 5,958 6,089 6,122 5,997 5,884 5,864 5,893 5,948
Unemployment 748 698 635 514 479 662 716 534 623
Unemployment Rate 11.5 10.5 9.4 7.7 7.4 10.1 10.9 8.3 9.5
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
TUSCALOOSA CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 45,497 45,638 45,744 45,377 45,288 45,762 45,698 45,230 45,530
Employment 42,199 42,771 43,067 43,263 43,183 42,845 42,917 43,089 42,917
Unemployment 3,298 2,867 2,677 2,114 2,105 2,917 2,781 2,141 2,613
Unemployment Rate 7.2 6.3 5.9 4.7 4.6 6.4 6.1 4.7 5.7
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
VESTAVIA HILLS CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 17,369 17,487 17,474 17,527 17,462 17,537 17,545 17,370 17,472
Employment 16,634 16,793 16,873 17,018 16,984 16,984 17,033 16,887 16,901
Unemployment 735 694 601 509 478 553 512 483 571
Unemployment Rate 4.2 4.0 3.4 2.9 2.7 3.2 2.9 2.8 3.3
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.

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