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Metropolitan Year-to-Date Labor Force Estimates for 2021


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ANNISTON-OXFORD MSA JAN FEB MAR AVG
Civilian Labor Force 46,147 46,026 45,684 45,952
Employment 44,058 44,105 43,904 44,022
Unemployment 2,089 1,921 1,780 1,930
Unemployment Rate 4.5 4.2 3.9 4.2
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2020 benchmark.
AUBURN-OPELIKA MSA JAN FEB MAR AVG
Civilian Labor Force 75,918 76,461 75,655 76,011
Employment 73,473 74,236 73,644 73,784
Unemployment 2,445 2,225 2,011 2,227
Unemployment Rate 3.2 2.9 2.7 2.9
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2020 benchmark.
BIRMINGHAM-HOOVER MSA JAN FEB MAR AVG
Civilian Labor Force 551,505 551,093 547,205 549,934
Employment 530,827 532,092 529,919 530,946
Unemployment 20,678 19,001 17,286 18,988
Unemployment Rate 3.7 3.4 3.2 3.5
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2020 benchmark.
DAPHNE-FAIRHOPE-FOLEY MSA JAN FEB MAR AVG
Civilian Labor Force 95,635 95,716 96,150 95,834
Employment 92,248 92,589 93,349 92,729
Unemployment 3,387 3,127 2,801 3,105
Unemployment Rate 3.5 3.3 2.9 3.2
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2020 benchmark.
DECATUR MSA JAN FEB MAR AVG
Civilian Labor Force 73,691 73,445 73,301 73,479
Employment 71,517 71,489 71,505 71,504
Unemployment 2,174 1,956 1,796 1,975
Unemployment Rate 3.0 2.7 2.5 2.7
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2020 benchmark.
DOTHAN MSA JAN FEB MAR AVG
Civilian Labor Force 64,019 63,831 63,567 63,806
Employment 61,586 61,599 61,537 61,574
Unemployment 2,433 2,232 2,030 2,232
Unemployment Rate 3.8 3.5 3.2 3.5
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2020 benchmark.

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FLORENCE-MUSCLE SHOALS MSA JAN FEB MAR AVG
Civilian Labor Force 64,867 65,305 64,715 64,962
Employment 62,530 63,161 62,733 62,808
Unemployment 2,337 2,144 1,982 2,154
Unemployment Rate 3.6 3.3 3.1 3.3
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2020 benchmark.
GADSDEN MSA JAN FEB MAR AVG
Civilian Labor Force 39,751 39,617 39,261 39,543
Employment 37,916 37,921 37,707 37,848
Unemployment 1,835 1,696 1,554 1,695
Unemployment Rate 4.6 4.3 4.0 4.3
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2020 benchmark.
HUNTSVILLE MSA JAN FEB MAR AVG
Civilian Labor Force 234,867 234,378 235,083 234,776
Employment 227,984 228,059 229,282 228,442
Unemployment 6,883 6,319 5,801 6,334
Unemployment Rate 2.9 2.7 2.5 2.7
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2020 benchmark.
MOBILE MSA JAN FEB MAR AVG
Civilian Labor Force 189,440 188,214 187,389 188,347
Employment 178,038 177,464 177,674 177,725
Unemployment 11,402 10,750 9,715 10,622
Unemployment Rate 6.0 5.7 5.2 5.6
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2020 benchmark.
MONTGOMERY MSA JAN FEB MAR AVG
Civilian Labor Force 172,674 171,506 170,102 171,427
Employment 163,462 162,884 162,363 162,903
Unemployment 9,212 8,622 7,739 8,524
Unemployment Rate 5.3 5.0 4.5 5.0
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2020 benchmark.
TUSCALOOSA MSA JAN FEB MAR AVG
Civilian Labor Force 115,048 115,103 113,423 114,525
Employment 109,932 110,423 109,191 109,849
Unemployment 5,116 4,680 4,232 4,676
Unemployment Rate 4.4 4.1 3.7 4.1
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2020 benchmark.

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