ADOL Logo

Alabama Department of Labor

Labor Market Information Division

Metropolitan Year-to-Date Labor Force Estimates for 2019


Return to: Unemployment Statistics   |   AL and US   |   Counties   |   Cities
ANNISTON-OXFORD MSA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 45,893 46,078 46,263 46,427 46,614 46,667 46,557 46,723 46,291 46,674 46,419
Employment 43,431 43,945 44,243 44,591 45,017 44,761 44,918 45,217 44,938 45,337 44,640
Unemployment 2,462 2,133 2,020 1,836 1,597 1,906 1,639 1,506 1,353 1,337 1,779
Unemployment Rate 5.4 4.6 4.4 4.0 3.4 4.1 3.5 3.2 2.9 2.9 3.8
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2018 benchmark.
AUBURN-OPELIKA MSA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 75,449 76,169 76,441 76,785 77,105 75,311 75,160 76,684 77,717 78,383 76,521
Employment 72,471 73,496 73,726 74,546 75,118 72,848 73,075 74,759 76,000 76,708 74,275
Unemployment 2,978 2,673 2,715 2,239 1,987 2,463 2,085 1,925 1,717 1,675 2,246
Unemployment Rate 3.9 3.5 3.6 2.9 2.6 3.3 2.8 2.5 2.2 2.1 2.9
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2018 benchmark.
BIRMINGHAM-HOOVER MSA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 548,039 550,949 554,881 556,268 559,649 560,330 562,357 559,842 559,522 561,977 557,381
Employment 526,601 531,358 536,063 539,519 545,216 542,874 547,198 545,446 546,694 549,612 541,058
Unemployment 21,438 19,591 18,818 16,749 14,433 17,456 15,159 14,396 12,828 12,365 16,323
Unemployment Rate 3.9 3.6 3.4 3.0 2.6 3.1 2.7 2.6 2.3 2.2 2.9
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2018 benchmark.
DAPHNE-FAIRHOPE-FOLEY MSA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 92,160 93,498 95,982 97,556 99,050 100,588 100,496 99,186 97,331 97,192 97,304
Employment 88,370 90,035 92,627 94,553 96,540 97,660 98,032 96,765 95,149 95,060 94,479
Unemployment 3,790 3,463 3,355 3,003 2,510 2,928 2,464 2,421 2,182 2,132 2,825
Unemployment Rate 4.1 3.7 3.5 3.0 2.5 2.9 2.5 2.4 2.2 2.2 2.9
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2018 benchmark.
DECATUR MSA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 71,218 71,479 71,836 72,103 72,895 73,452 73,473 73,444 73,294 73,304 72,650
Employment 68,394 68,940 69,411 69,941 71,060 71,163 71,492 71,607 71,692 71,690 70,539
Unemployment 2,824 2,539 2,425 2,162 1,835 2,289 1,981 1,837 1,602 1,614 2,111
Unemployment Rate 4.0 3.6 3.4 3.0 2.5 3.1 2.7 2.5 2.2 2.2 2.9
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2018 benchmark.
DOTHAN MSA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 62,576 63,099 63,597 63,913 64,068 64,336 64,675 64,322 64,019 64,143 63,874
Employment 59,714 60,506 61,128 61,708 62,161 62,057 62,734 62,469 62,415 62,592 61,748
Unemployment 2,862 2,593 2,469 2,205 1,907 2,279 1,941 1,853 1,604 1,551 2,126
Unemployment Rate 4.6 4.1 3.9 3.5 3.0 3.5 3.0 2.9 2.5 2.4 3.3
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2018 benchmark.

To The Top

FLORENCE-MUSCLE SHOALS MSA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 64,752 65,437 65,790 66,163 66,546 66,293 66,365 66,796 67,265 67,443 66,285
Employment 61,531 62,465 63,082 63,687 64,319 63,563 63,917 64,647 65,319 65,618 63,815
Unemployment 3,221 2,972 2,708 2,476 2,227 2,730 2,448 2,149 1,946 1,825 2,470
Unemployment Rate 5.0 4.5 4.1 3.7 3.3 4.1 3.7 3.2 2.9 2.7 3.7
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2018 benchmark.
GADSDEN MSA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 43,342 43,551 44,027 44,231 44,372 44,488 44,206 44,217 44,308 44,369 44,111
Employment 41,385 41,727 42,230 42,639 42,999 42,782 42,740 42,854 43,090 43,124 42,557
Unemployment 1,957 1,824 1,797 1,592 1,373 1,706 1,466 1,363 1,218 1,245 1,554
Unemployment Rate 4.5 4.2 4.1 3.6 3.1 3.8 3.3 3.1 2.7 2.8 3.5
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2018 benchmark.
HUNTSVILLE MSA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 223,645 225,322 226,625 227,513 228,154 229,543 230,180 230,971 230,651 232,452 228,506
Employment 215,197 217,754 219,216 220,952 222,541 222,614 224,218 225,646 225,870 227,668 222,168
Unemployment 8,448 7,568 7,409 6,561 5,613 6,929 5,962 5,325 4,781 4,784 6,338
Unemployment Rate 3.8 3.4 3.3 2.9 2.5 3.0 2.6 2.3 2.1 2.1 2.8
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2018 benchmark.
MOBILE MSA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 188,055 189,297 189,731 191,183 191,442 191,372 191,045 191,304 192,181 192,453 190,807
Employment 178,267 179,920 181,140 183,219 184,657 183,311 183,762 184,663 186,173 186,705 183,182
Unemployment 9,788 9,377 8,591 7,964 6,785 8,061 7,283 6,641 6,008 5,748 7,625
Unemployment Rate 5.2 5.0 4.5 4.2 3.5 4.2 3.8 3.5 3.1 3.0 4.0
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2018 benchmark.
MONTGOMERY MSA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 171,843 173,468 174,421 175,450 176,665 176,393 176,704 176,634 176,289 176,808 175,467
Employment 164,532 166,761 167,999 169,622 171,707 170,499 171,507 171,737 171,856 172,493 169,871
Unemployment 7,311 6,707 6,422 5,828 4,958 5,894 5,197 4,897 4,433 4,315 5,596
Unemployment Rate 4.3 3.9 3.7 3.3 2.8 3.3 2.9 2.8 2.5 2.4 3.2
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2018 benchmark.
TUSCALOOSA MSA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 116,867 118,184 118,404 118,873 118,836 118,403 118,643 119,549 120,679 121,320 118,976
Employment 112,231 113,945 114,260 115,248 115,459 114,240 114,963 116,338 117,877 118,608 115,317
Unemployment 4,636 4,239 4,144 3,625 3,377 4,163 3,680 3,211 2,802 2,712 3,659
Unemployment Rate 4.0 3.6 3.5 3.0 2.8 3.5 3.1 2.7 2.3 2.2 3.1
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2018 benchmark.

To The Top