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County Year-to-Date Labor Force Estimates for 2017


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AUTAUGA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 25,583 25,774 25,842 25,766 25,770 25,962 25,832 25,605 25,500 25,689 25,732
Employment 24,081 24,409 24,623 24,775 24,827 24,764 24,687 24,593 24,741 24,873 24,637
Unemployment 1,502 1,365 1,219 991 943 1,198 1,145 1,012 759 816 1,095
Unemployment Rate 5.9 5.3 4.7 3.8 3.7 4.6 4.4 4.0 3.0 3.2 4.3
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
BALDWIN JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 87,883 89,409 91,464 91,686 92,308 94,241 93,777 92,250 92,653 92,617 91,828
Employment 82,254 84,237 87,070 88,146 88,977 90,150 90,008 88,781 89,907 89,684 87,921
Unemployment 5,629 5,172 4,394 3,540 3,331 4,091 3,769 3,469 2,746 2,933 3,907
Unemployment Rate 6.4 5.8 4.8 3.9 3.6 4.3 4.0 3.8 3.0 3.2 4.3
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
BARBOUR JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 8,086 8,034 8,071 7,990 8,074 8,181 8,185 8,230 8,255 8,196 8,130
Employment 7,323 7,371 7,476 7,491 7,632 7,613 7,637 7,735 7,872 7,798 7,595
Unemployment 763 663 595 499 442 568 548 495 383 398 535
Unemployment Rate 9.4 8.3 7.4 6.2 5.5 6.9 6.7 6.0 4.6 4.9 6.6
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
BIBB JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 8,549 8,575 8,542 8,518 8,489 8,586 8,619 8,474 8,470 8,482 8,530
Employment 7,962 8,041 8,085 8,146 8,131 8,139 8,189 8,115 8,189 8,193 8,119
Unemployment 587 534 457 372 358 447 430 359 281 289 411
Unemployment Rate 6.9 6.2 5.4 4.4 4.2 5.2 5.0 4.2 3.3 3.4 4.8
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
BLOUNT JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 24,453 24,587 24,627 24,555 24,458 24,761 24,853 24,586 24,640 24,641 24,616
Employment 22,923 23,197 23,391 23,557 23,515 23,588 23,784 23,619 23,896 23,848 23,532
Unemployment 1,530 1,390 1,236 998 943 1,173 1,069 967 744 793 1,084
Unemployment Rate 6.3 5.7 5.0 4.1 3.9 4.7 4.3 3.9 3.0 3.2 4.4
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
BULLOCK JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 4,779 4,778 4,826 4,743 4,687 4,786 4,930 4,946 5,061 4,990 4,853
Employment 4,383 4,465 4,545 4,524 4,486 4,520 4,655 4,702 4,863 4,786 4,593
Unemployment 396 313 281 219 201 266 275 244 198 204 260
Unemployment Rate 8.3 6.6 5.8 4.6 4.3 5.6 5.6 4.9 3.9 4.1 5.4
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
BUTLER JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 9,070 9,137 9,210 9,179 9,110 9,167 9,252 9,001 9,031 8,987 9,114
Employment 8,338 8,479 8,627 8,676 8,646 8,596 8,633 8,522 8,644 8,589 8,575
Unemployment 732 658 583 503 464 571 619 479 387 398 539
Unemployment Rate 8.1 7.2 6.3 5.5 5.1 6.2 6.7 5.3 4.3 4.4 5.9
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.

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CALHOUN JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 45,626 45,759 45,836 45,693 45,497 45,691 45,663 45,305 45,123 45,763 45,596
Employment 42,183 42,675 43,073 43,405 43,329 43,001 43,168 43,108 43,408 43,947 43,130
Unemployment 3,443 3,084 2,763 2,288 2,168 2,690 2,495 2,197 1,715 1,816 2,466
Unemployment Rate 7.5 6.7 6.0 5.0 4.8 5.9 5.5 4.8 3.8 4.0 5.4
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
CHAMBERS JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 15,182 15,419 15,389 15,331 15,291 15,324 15,321 15,289 15,459 15,478 15,348
Employment 14,271 14,561 14,633 14,733 14,727 14,611 14,637 14,662 14,954 14,950 14,674
Unemployment 911 858 756 598 564 713 684 627 505 528 674
Unemployment Rate 6.0 5.6 4.9 3.9 3.7 4.7 4.5 4.1 3.3 3.4 4.4
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
CHEROKEE JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 11,142 11,225 11,323 11,317 11,190 11,223 11,068 11,091 11,199 11,236 11,202
Employment 10,409 10,594 10,785 10,878 10,773 10,699 10,575 10,648 10,857 10,870 10,709
Unemployment 733 631 538 439 417 524 493 443 342 366 493
Unemployment Rate 6.6 5.6 4.8 3.9 3.7 4.7 4.5 4.0 3.1 3.3 4.4
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
CHILTON JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 19,131 19,202 19,212 19,138 19,074 19,272 19,433 19,194 19,264 19,254 19,218
Employment 17,927 18,117 18,241 18,352 18,324 18,370 18,580 18,438 18,683 18,646 18,368
Unemployment 1,204 1,085 971 786 750 902 853 756 581 608 850
Unemployment Rate 6.3 5.7 5.1 4.1 3.9 4.7 4.4 3.9 3.0 3.2 4.4
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
CHOCTAW JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 4,241 4,271 4,306 4,236 4,228 4,268 4,278 4,282 4,335 4,331 4,278
Employment 3,822 3,893 3,971 3,954 3,960 3,944 3,963 4,004 4,120 4,096 3,973
Unemployment 419 378 335 282 268 324 315 278 215 235 305
Unemployment Rate 9.9 8.9 7.8 6.7 6.3 7.6 7.4 6.5 5.0 5.4 7.1
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
CLARKE JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 8,115 7,953 7,965 7,840 7,717 7,874 7,815 7,653 7,627 7,611 7,817
Employment 7,076 7,058 7,200 7,175 7,100 7,039 7,017 7,000 7,119 7,110 7,089
Unemployment 1,039 895 765 665 617 835 798 653 508 501 728
Unemployment Rate 12.8 11.3 9.6 8.5 8.0 10.6 10.2 8.5 6.7 6.6 9.3
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
CLAY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 5,515 5,730 5,759 5,694 5,672 5,715 5,725 5,777 5,847 5,823 5,726
Employment 5,145 5,384 5,460 5,454 5,438 5,425 5,437 5,515 5,650 5,609 5,452
Unemployment 370 346 299 240 234 290 288 262 197 214 274
Unemployment Rate 6.7 6.0 5.2 4.2 4.1 5.1 5.0 4.5 3.4 3.7 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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CLEBURNE JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 5,765 5,943 6,002 5,958 5,814 5,881 6,027 5,833 5,913 5,863 5,900
Employment 5,350 5,582 5,688 5,703 5,566 5,578 5,739 5,582 5,720 5,660 5,617
Unemployment 415 361 314 255 248 303 288 251 193 203 283
Unemployment Rate 7.2 6.1 5.2 4.3 4.3 5.2 4.8 4.3 3.3 3.5 4.8
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
COFFEE JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 20,327 20,682 20,653 20,594 20,579 20,641 20,688 20,649 20,825 20,726 20,637
Employment 18,962 19,408 19,522 19,654 19,699 19,566 19,690 19,778 20,148 20,000 19,643
Unemployment 1,365 1,274 1,131 940 880 1,075 998 871 677 726 994
Unemployment Rate 6.7 6.2 5.5 4.6 4.3 5.2 4.8 4.2 3.3 3.5 4.8
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
COLBERT JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 23,702 23,748 23,742 23,712 23,495 23,609 23,476 23,411 23,507 23,613 23,602
Employment 21,809 22,073 22,294 22,492 22,359 22,193 22,156 22,254 22,570 22,656 22,286
Unemployment 1,893 1,675 1,448 1,220 1,136 1,416 1,320 1,157 937 957 1,316
Unemployment Rate 8.0 7.1 6.1 5.1 4.8 6.0 5.6 4.9 4.0 4.1 5.6
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
CONECUH JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 4,555 4,477 4,498 4,455 4,451 4,538 4,536 4,478 4,490 4,466 4,494
Employment 4,098 4,075 4,160 4,178 4,203 4,203 4,218 4,217 4,282 4,259 4,189
Unemployment 457 402 338 277 248 335 318 261 208 207 305
Unemployment Rate 10.0 9.0 7.5 6.2 5.6 7.4 7.0 5.8 4.6 4.6 6.8
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
COOSA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 4,389 4,408 4,444 4,406 4,383 4,401 4,415 4,429 4,453 4,441 4,417
Employment 4,069 4,108 4,175 4,201 4,192 4,170 4,172 4,242 4,308 4,279 4,192
Unemployment 320 300 269 205 191 231 243 187 145 162 225
Unemployment Rate 7.3 6.8 6.1 4.7 4.4 5.2 5.5 4.2 3.3 3.6 5.1
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
COVINGTON JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 15,161 15,062 15,206 15,152 15,510 15,679 15,684 15,658 15,873 15,699 15,468
Employment 13,896 13,916 14,220 14,286 14,694 14,713 14,777 14,872 15,227 15,050 14,565
Unemployment 1,265 1,146 986 866 816 966 907 786 646 649 903
Unemployment Rate 8.3 7.6 6.5 5.7 5.3 6.2 5.8 5.0 4.1 4.1 5.8
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
CRENSHAW JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 6,343 6,460 6,512 6,471 6,320 6,384 6,575 6,561 6,717 6,649 6,500
Employment 5,895 6,055 6,176 6,187 6,049 6,060 6,213 6,299 6,493 6,420 6,185
Unemployment 448 405 336 284 271 324 362 262 224 229 315
Unemployment Rate 7.1 6.3 5.2 4.4 4.3 5.1 5.5 4.0 3.3 3.4 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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CULLMAN JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 37,689 37,760 38,055 38,058 37,859 38,064 37,991 37,575 38,061 38,103 37,921
Employment 35,539 35,769 36,330 36,642 36,528 36,417 36,462 36,220 37,003 36,971 36,388
Unemployment 2,150 1,991 1,725 1,416 1,331 1,647 1,529 1,355 1,058 1,132 1,533
Unemployment Rate 5.7 5.3 4.5 3.7 3.5 4.3 4.0 3.6 2.8 3.0 4.0
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
DALE JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 19,996 20,093 20,091 19,999 19,942 20,009 19,984 20,048 20,180 20,221 20,057
Employment 18,707 18,879 19,000 19,112 19,105 18,956 19,030 19,207 19,492 19,487 19,098
Unemployment 1,289 1,214 1,091 887 837 1,053 954 841 688 734 959
Unemployment Rate 6.4 6.0 5.4 4.4 4.2 5.3 4.8 4.2 3.4 3.6 4.8
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
DALLAS JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 15,442 15,701 15,896 15,720 15,359 15,507 15,554 15,076 15,165 14,978 15,440
Employment 13,818 14,249 14,561 14,640 14,343 14,071 14,024 13,901 14,219 14,114 14,194
Unemployment 1,624 1,452 1,335 1,080 1,016 1,436 1,530 1,175 946 864 1,246
Unemployment Rate 10.5 9.2 8.4 6.9 6.6 9.3 9.8 7.8 6.2 5.8 8.1
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
DEKALB JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 28,697 28,690 28,931 28,823 28,415 28,882 29,129 28,943 29,311 29,058 28,888
Employment 26,513 26,806 27,320 27,496 27,187 27,353 27,741 27,722 28,362 28,054 27,455
Unemployment 2,184 1,884 1,611 1,327 1,228 1,529 1,388 1,221 949 1,004 1,433
Unemployment Rate 7.6 6.6 5.6 4.6 4.3 5.3 4.8 4.2 3.2 3.5 5.0
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
ELMORE JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 36,685 36,934 37,038 36,970 36,967 37,171 36,941 36,599 36,469 36,783 36,856
Employment 34,640 35,105 35,400 35,637 35,708 35,597 35,415 35,262 35,420 35,642 35,383
Unemployment 2,045 1,829 1,638 1,333 1,259 1,574 1,526 1,337 1,049 1,141 1,473
Unemployment Rate 5.6 5.0 4.4 3.6 3.4 4.2 4.1 3.7 2.9 3.1 4.0
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
ESCAMBIA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 14,612 14,592 14,720 14,669 14,583 14,668 14,577 14,319 14,463 14,472 14,567
Employment 13,495 13,591 13,846 13,933 13,906 13,832 13,790 13,590 13,918 13,912 13,781
Unemployment 1,117 1,001 874 736 677 836 787 729 545 560 786
Unemployment Rate 7.6 6.9 5.9 5.0 4.6 5.7 5.4 5.1 3.8 3.9 5.4
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
ETOWAH JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 44,189 44,582 44,727 44,594 44,485 44,698 44,088 43,752 43,825 44,115 44,306
Employment 41,190 41,838 42,269 42,587 42,597 42,373 41,943 41,869 42,332 42,531 42,153
Unemployment 2,999 2,744 2,458 2,007 1,888 2,325 2,145 1,883 1,493 1,584 2,153
Unemployment Rate 6.8 6.2 5.5 4.5 4.2 5.2 4.9 4.3 3.4 3.6 4.9
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.

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FAYETTE JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 6,547 6,593 6,591 6,530 6,494 6,511 6,481 6,420 6,513 6,473 6,516
Employment 6,058 6,142 6,205 6,229 6,203 6,148 6,156 6,135 6,281 6,228 6,179
Unemployment 489 451 386 301 291 363 325 285 232 245 337
Unemployment Rate 7.5 6.8 5.9 4.6 4.5 5.6 5.0 4.4 3.6 3.8 5.2
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
FRANKLIN JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 13,698 13,774 13,818 13,735 13,781 13,829 13,779 13,813 13,931 13,936 13,809
Employment 12,757 12,922 13,068 13,134 13,209 13,136 13,140 13,236 13,490 13,478 13,157
Unemployment 941 852 750 601 572 693 639 577 441 458 652
Unemployment Rate 6.9 6.2 5.4 4.4 4.2 5.0 4.6 4.2 3.2 3.3 4.7
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
GENEVA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 10,806 10,898 10,947 10,904 10,854 10,952 11,064 11,042 11,222 11,184 10,987
Employment 10,100 10,247 10,384 10,451 10,418 10,413 10,564 10,583 10,862 10,802 10,482
Unemployment 706 651 563 453 436 539 500 459 360 382 505
Unemployment Rate 6.5 6.0 5.1 4.2 4.0 4.9 4.5 4.2 3.2 3.4 4.6
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
GREENE JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 2,896 2,932 2,876 2,841 2,806 2,820 2,822 2,858 2,850 2,824 2,852
Employment 2,553 2,624 2,603 2,626 2,601 2,571 2,570 2,637 2,687 2,661 2,613
Unemployment 343 308 273 215 205 249 252 221 163 163 239
Unemployment Rate 11.8 10.5 9.5 7.6 7.3 8.8 8.9 7.7 5.7 5.8 8.4
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
HALE JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 6,029 6,071 6,092 5,992 5,962 6,051 6,228 6,232 6,376 6,318 6,135
Employment 5,492 5,582 5,651 5,637 5,634 5,637 5,797 5,882 6,110 6,045 5,747
Unemployment 537 489 441 355 328 414 431 350 266 273 388
Unemployment Rate 8.9 8.1 7.2 5.9 5.5 6.8 6.9 5.6 4.2 4.3 6.3
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
HENRY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 6,776 6,796 6,800 6,803 6,748 6,788 6,778 6,753 6,811 6,808 6,787
Employment 6,244 6,329 6,404 6,466 6,442 6,419 6,441 6,440 6,560 6,551 6,430
Unemployment 532 467 396 337 306 369 337 313 251 257 357
Unemployment Rate 7.9 6.9 5.8 5.0 4.5 5.4 5.0 4.6 3.7 3.8 5.3
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
HOUSTON JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 44,952 45,077 45,053 45,087 44,872 44,943 44,715 44,363 44,571 44,789 44,842
Employment 41,990 42,430 42,732 43,201 43,031 42,701 42,637 42,493 43,072 43,217 42,750
Unemployment 2,962 2,647 2,321 1,886 1,841 2,242 2,078 1,870 1,499 1,572 2,092
Unemployment Rate 6.6 5.9 5.2 4.2 4.1 5.0 4.6 4.2 3.4 3.5 4.7
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.

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JACKSON JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 23,609 23,365 23,551 23,463 23,389 23,556 23,429 23,198 23,417 23,429 23,441
Employment 21,848 21,862 22,218 22,367 22,297 22,248 22,214 22,141 22,604 22,531 22,233
Unemployment 1,761 1,503 1,333 1,096 1,092 1,308 1,215 1,057 813 898 1,208
Unemployment Rate 7.5 6.4 5.7 4.7 4.7 5.6 5.2 4.6 3.5 3.8 5.2
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
JEFFERSON JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 311,775 312,839 311,979 311,699 310,384 313,208 313,117 308,296 307,519 308,634 310,945
Employment 291,616 294,404 295,797 298,347 297,752 297,749 298,612 295,668 297,584 298,149 296,568
Unemployment 20,159 18,435 16,182 13,352 12,632 15,459 14,505 12,628 9,935 10,485 14,377
Unemployment Rate 6.5 5.9 5.2 4.3 4.1 4.9 4.6 4.1 3.2 3.4 4.6
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
LAMAR JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 5,680 5,690 5,752 5,683 5,706 5,725 5,694 5,672 5,759 5,741 5,711
Employment 5,317 5,363 5,453 5,443 5,485 5,437 5,425 5,447 5,580 5,547 5,450
Unemployment 363 327 299 240 221 288 269 225 179 194 261
Unemployment Rate 6.4 5.7 5.2 4.2 3.9 5.0 4.7 4.0 3.1 3.4 4.6
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
LAUDERDALE JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 42,763 42,879 43,028 43,056 42,657 42,925 42,603 42,558 42,667 42,883 42,802
Employment 39,703 40,232 40,707 41,092 40,842 40,575 40,450 40,664 41,221 41,353 40,684
Unemployment 3,060 2,647 2,321 1,964 1,815 2,350 2,153 1,894 1,446 1,530 2,118
Unemployment Rate 7.2 6.2 5.4 4.6 4.3 5.5 5.1 4.5 3.4 3.6 4.9
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
LAWRENCE JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 13,722 13,768 13,801 13,692 13,649 13,786 13,717 13,630 13,695 13,729 13,719
Employment 12,666 12,824 12,991 13,012 13,002 13,006 12,981 12,985 13,195 13,207 12,987
Unemployment 1,056 944 810 680 647 780 736 645 500 522 732
Unemployment Rate 7.7 6.9 5.9 5.0 4.7 5.7 5.4 4.7 3.7 3.8 5.3
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
LEE JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 73,511 74,584 74,841 74,587 74,275 74,825 74,011 73,840 75,333 75,738 74,554
Employment 69,299 70,717 71,186 71,782 71,555 71,350 70,838 71,001 73,198 73,477 71,440
Unemployment 4,212 3,867 3,655 2,805 2,720 3,475 3,173 2,839 2,135 2,261 3,114
Unemployment Rate 5.7 5.2 4.9 3.8 3.7 4.6 4.3 3.8 2.8 3.0 4.2
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
LIMESTONE JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 40,957 41,270 41,487 41,288 41,068 41,146 41,112 41,095 41,345 41,720 41,249
Employment 38,527 39,003 39,486 39,682 39,516 39,265 39,356 39,524 40,123 40,396 39,488
Unemployment 2,430 2,267 2,001 1,606 1,552 1,881 1,756 1,571 1,222 1,324 1,761
Unemployment Rate 5.9 5.5 4.8 3.9 3.8 4.6 4.3 3.8 3.0 3.2 4.3
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.

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LOWNDES JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 3,848 3,816 3,785 3,750 3,729 3,790 3,850 3,736 3,729 3,747 3,778
Employment 3,365 3,408 3,435 3,447 3,456 3,450 3,470 3,458 3,500 3,509 3,450
Unemployment 483 408 350 303 273 340 380 278 229 238 328
Unemployment Rate 12.6 10.7 9.2 8.1 7.3 9.0 9.9 7.4 6.1 6.4 8.7
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
MACON JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 8,003 8,092 8,057 7,984 7,965 8,074 8,003 8,008 8,061 8,091 8,034
Employment 7,299 7,491 7,491 7,542 7,534 7,477 7,432 7,542 7,715 7,747 7,527
Unemployment 704 601 566 442 431 597 571 466 346 344 507
Unemployment Rate 8.8 7.4 7.0 5.5 5.4 7.4 7.1 5.8 4.3 4.3 6.3
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
MADISON JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 175,112 176,187 177,360 176,643 175,615 176,016 175,224 174,916 175,730 177,402 176,021
Employment 165,027 166,997 168,954 169,917 169,177 167,932 167,821 168,444 170,612 172,028 168,691
Unemployment 10,085 9,190 8,406 6,726 6,438 8,084 7,403 6,472 5,118 5,374 7,330
Unemployment Rate 5.8 5.2 4.7 3.8 3.7 4.6 4.2 3.7 2.9 3.0 4.2
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
MARENGO JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 7,569 7,385 7,440 7,382 7,504 7,590 7,587 7,575 7,624 7,612 7,527
Employment 6,932 6,791 6,912 6,955 7,104 7,085 7,105 7,129 7,274 7,241 7,053
Unemployment 637 594 528 427 400 505 482 446 350 371 474
Unemployment Rate 8.4 8.0 7.1 5.8 5.3 6.7 6.4 5.9 4.6 4.9 6.3
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
MARION JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 12,470 12,513 12,726 12,626 12,523 12,645 12,533 12,554 12,754 12,696 12,604
Employment 11,522 11,665 11,994 12,018 11,952 11,936 11,898 11,974 12,292 12,212 11,946
Unemployment 948 848 732 608 571 709 635 580 462 484 658
Unemployment Rate 7.6 6.8 5.8 4.8 4.6 5.6 5.1 4.6 3.6 3.8 5.2
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
MARSHALL JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 41,192 41,588 41,931 41,805 41,610 41,771 41,713 41,943 42,316 42,272 41,814
Employment 38,667 39,295 39,931 40,196 40,062 39,903 39,991 40,396 41,129 41,004 40,057
Unemployment 2,525 2,293 2,000 1,609 1,548 1,868 1,722 1,547 1,187 1,268 1,757
Unemployment Rate 6.1 5.5 4.8 3.8 3.7 4.5 4.1 3.7 2.8 3.0 4.2
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
MOBILE JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 185,048 185,796 185,753 184,389 183,252 184,299 183,004 180,900 181,389 181,999 183,583
Employment 170,080 172,524 174,027 174,604 174,010 172,878 172,236 171,576 174,089 174,421 173,045
Unemployment 14,968 13,272 11,726 9,785 9,242 11,421 10,768 9,324 7,300 7,578 10,538
Unemployment Rate 8.1 7.1 6.3 5.3 5.0 6.2 5.9 5.2 4.0 4.2 5.7
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.

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MONROE JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 7,195 7,193 7,236 7,135 7,137 7,223 7,204 7,207 7,214 7,173 7,192
Employment 6,454 6,505 6,611 6,630 6,691 6,640 6,666 6,754 6,853 6,795 6,660
Unemployment 741 688 625 505 446 583 538 453 361 378 532
Unemployment Rate 10.3 9.6 8.6 7.1 6.2 8.1 7.5 6.3 5.0 5.3 7.4
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
MONTGOMERY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 105,101 105,570 105,550 105,196 105,193 105,864 105,437 103,915 103,459 104,343 104,963
Employment 98,200 99,397 100,055 100,696 100,914 100,495 100,043 99,515 99,940 100,656 99,991
Unemployment 6,901 6,173 5,495 4,500 4,279 5,369 5,394 4,400 3,519 3,687 4,972
Unemployment Rate 6.6 5.8 5.2 4.3 4.1 5.1 5.1 4.2 3.4 3.5 4.7
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
MORGAN JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 55,551 55,854 55,960 55,644 55,450 55,866 55,341 54,968 55,185 55,468 55,529
Employment 52,104 52,671 53,218 53,354 53,308 53,204 52,877 52,795 53,459 53,666 53,066
Unemployment 3,447 3,183 2,742 2,290 2,142 2,662 2,464 2,173 1,726 1,802 2,463
Unemployment Rate 6.2 5.7 4.9 4.1 3.9 4.8 4.5 4.0 3.1 3.2 4.4
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
PERRY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 3,440 3,447 3,485 3,433 3,409 3,503 3,620 3,504 3,532 3,481 3,485
Employment 3,034 3,110 3,171 3,167 3,163 3,146 3,230 3,231 3,328 3,284 3,186
Unemployment 406 337 314 266 246 357 390 273 204 197 299
Unemployment Rate 11.8 9.8 9.0 7.7 7.2 10.2 10.8 7.8 5.8 5.7 8.6
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
PICKENS JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 7,997 8,065 8,078 7,994 7,957 8,068 8,154 8,138 8,264 8,236 8,095
Employment 7,371 7,483 7,558 7,569 7,559 7,532 7,633 7,731 7,952 7,912 7,630
Unemployment 626 582 520 425 398 536 521 407 312 324 465
Unemployment Rate 7.8 7.2 6.4 5.3 5.0 6.6 6.4 5.0 3.8 3.9 5.7
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
PIKE JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 15,238 15,449 15,469 15,459 14,999 15,086 15,117 15,426 15,568 15,747 15,356
Employment 14,116 14,526 14,623 14,759 14,345 14,200 14,278 14,717 15,002 15,150 14,572
Unemployment 1,122 923 846 700 654 886 839 709 566 597 784
Unemployment Rate 7.4 6.0 5.5 4.5 4.4 5.9 5.6 4.6 3.6 3.8 5.1
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
RANDOLPH JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 9,436 9,312 9,453 9,390 9,307 9,378 9,386 9,611 9,724 9,757 9,476
Employment 8,834 8,770 8,975 9,002 8,936 8,896 8,891 9,168 9,389 9,408 9,027
Unemployment 602 542 478 388 371 482 495 443 335 349 449
Unemployment Rate 6.4 5.8 5.1 4.1 4.0 5.1 5.3 4.6 3.4 3.6 4.7
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.

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RUSSELL JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 24,149 24,183 24,066 23,976 23,824 23,924 23,967 23,745 23,754 23,956 23,955
Employment 22,634 22,782 22,861 22,969 22,851 22,712 22,852 22,735 22,960 23,083 22,844
Unemployment 1,515 1,401 1,205 1,007 973 1,212 1,115 1,010 794 873 1,111
Unemployment Rate 6.3 5.8 5.0 4.2 4.1 5.1 4.7 4.3 3.3 3.6 4.6
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
ST. CLAIR JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 38,656 38,857 38,810 38,772 38,624 38,956 38,984 38,480 38,439 38,552 38,713
Employment 36,313 36,690 36,912 37,222 37,148 37,183 37,324 36,990 37,272 37,302 37,036
Unemployment 2,343 2,167 1,898 1,550 1,476 1,773 1,660 1,490 1,167 1,250 1,677
Unemployment Rate 6.1 5.6 4.9 4.0 3.8 4.6 4.3 3.9 3.0 3.2 4.3
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
SHELBY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 108,478 109,050 109,002 109,093 108,711 109,498 109,449 108,058 107,943 108,309 108,759
Employment 103,101 104,115 104,650 105,558 105,345 105,369 105,664 104,650 105,337 105,515 104,930
Unemployment 5,377 4,935 4,352 3,535 3,366 4,129 3,785 3,408 2,606 2,794 3,829
Unemployment Rate 5.0 4.5 4.0 3.2 3.1 3.8 3.5 3.2 2.4 2.6 3.5
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
SUMTER JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 5,129 5,100 5,168 5,095 5,068 5,150 5,134 4,951 5,029 5,019 5,084
Employment 4,670 4,698 4,784 4,772 4,742 4,680 4,696 4,637 4,795 4,767 4,724
Unemployment 459 402 384 323 326 470 438 314 234 252 360
Unemployment Rate 8.9 7.9 7.4 6.3 6.4 9.1 8.5 6.3 4.7 5.0 7.1
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
TALLADEGA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 34,538 34,815 34,880 34,692 34,414 34,530 34,363 34,429 34,560 34,723 34,595
Employment 31,775 32,343 32,765 32,963 32,779 32,583 32,463 32,834 33,280 33,341 32,713
Unemployment 2,763 2,472 2,115 1,729 1,635 1,947 1,900 1,595 1,280 1,382 1,882
Unemployment Rate 8.0 7.1 6.1 5.0 4.8 5.6 5.5 4.6 3.7 4.0 5.4
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
TALLAPOOSA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 18,569 18,445 18,606 18,548 18,436 18,590 18,603 18,573 18,576 18,436 18,539
Employment 17,415 17,399 17,666 17,798 17,741 17,732 17,698 17,853 17,983 17,800 17,709
Unemployment 1,154 1,046 940 750 695 858 905 720 593 636 830
Unemployment Rate 6.2 5.7 5.1 4.0 3.8 4.6 4.9 3.9 3.2 3.4 4.5
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
TUSCALOOSA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 98,938 99,476 99,597 98,994 98,753 99,206 99,185 99,212 100,141 100,328 99,383
Employment 92,670 93,926 94,576 95,007 94,832 94,089 94,246 95,254 97,169 97,209 94,898
Unemployment 6,268 5,550 5,021 3,987 3,921 5,117 4,939 3,958 2,972 3,119 4,485
Unemployment Rate 6.3 5.6 5.0 4.0 4.0 5.2 5.0 4.0 3.0 3.1 4.5
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.

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WALKER JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 25,596 25,622 25,525 25,461 25,304 25,624 25,595 25,260 25,167 25,231 25,439
Employment 23,497 23,769 23,953 24,158 24,108 24,152 24,231 24,039 24,229 24,229 24,037
Unemployment 2,099 1,853 1,572 1,303 1,196 1,472 1,364 1,221 938 1,002 1,402
Unemployment Rate 8.2 7.2 6.2 5.1 4.7 5.7 5.3 4.8 3.7 4.0 5.5
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
WASHINGTON JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 6,861 6,743 6,801 6,718 6,684 6,761 6,696 6,640 6,744 6,749 6,740
Employment 6,155 6,133 6,256 6,250 6,244 6,206 6,165 6,198 6,404 6,416 6,243
Unemployment 706 610 545 468 440 555 531 442 340 333 497
Unemployment Rate 10.3 9.0 8.0 7.0 6.6 8.2 7.9 6.7 5.0 4.9 7.4
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
WILCOX JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 2,839 2,828 2,817 2,746 2,732 2,803 2,857 2,825 2,798 2,795 2,804
Employment 2,354 2,412 2,430 2,427 2,435 2,427 2,471 2,512 2,550 2,546 2,456
Unemployment 485 416 387 319 297 376 386 313 248 249 348
Unemployment Rate 17.1 14.7 13.7 11.6 10.9 13.4 13.5 11.1 8.9 8.9 12.4
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
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WINSTON JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 9,265 9,497 9,540 9,515 9,593 9,689 9,632 9,620 9,711 9,707 9,577
Employment 8,522 8,825 8,971 9,034 9,136 9,152 9,108 9,130 9,334 9,301 9,051
Unemployment 743 672 569 481 457 537 524 490 377 406 526
Unemployment Rate 8.0 7.1 6.0 5.1 4.8 5.5 5.4 5.1 3.9 4.2 5.5
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.

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