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Metropolitan Year-to-Date Labor Force Estimates for 2017


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ANNISTON-OXFORD MSA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 45,626 45,759 45,836 45,693 45,497 45,691 45,794 45,699
Employment 42,183 42,675 43,073 43,405 43,329 43,001 43,292 42,994
Unemployment 3,443 3,084 2,763 2,288 2,168 2,690 2,502 2,705
Unemployment Rate 7.5 6.7 6.0 5.0 4.8 5.9 5.5 5.9
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
AUBURN-OPELIKA MSA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 73,511 74,584 74,841 74,587 74,275 74,825 74,289 74,416
Employment 69,299 70,717 71,186 71,782 71,555 71,350 71,107 70,999
Unemployment 4,212 3,867 3,655 2,805 2,720 3,475 3,182 3,417
Unemployment Rate 5.7 5.2 4.9 3.8 3.7 4.6 4.3 4.6
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
BIRMINGHAM-HOOVER MSA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 536,638 538,732 537,697 537,236 535,044 539,905 539,399 537,808
Employment 503,339 508,333 511,029 515,340 514,323 514,550 515,677 511,799
Unemployment 33,299 30,399 26,668 21,896 20,721 25,355 23,722 26,009
Unemployment Rate 6.2 5.6 5.0 4.1 3.9 4.7 4.4 4.8
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
DAPHNE-FAIRHOPE-FOLEY MSA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 87,883 89,409 91,464 91,686 92,308 94,241 93,794 91,541
Employment 82,254 84,237 87,070 88,146 88,977 90,150 90,015 87,264
Unemployment 5,629 5,172 4,394 3,540 3,331 4,091 3,779 4,277
Unemployment Rate 6.4 5.8 4.8 3.9 3.6 4.3 4.0 4.7
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
DECATUR MSA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 69,273 69,622 69,761 69,336 69,099 69,652 69,062 69,401
Employment 64,770 65,495 66,209 66,366 66,310 66,210 65,854 65,888
Unemployment 4,503 4,127 3,552 2,970 2,789 3,442 3,208 3,513
Unemployment Rate 6.5 5.9 5.1 4.3 4.0 4.9 4.6 5.1
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
DOTHAN MSA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 62,534 62,771 62,800 62,794 62,474 62,683 62,683 62,677
Employment 58,334 59,006 59,520 60,118 59,891 59,533 59,761 59,452
Unemployment 4,200 3,765 3,280 2,676 2,583 3,150 2,922 3,225
Unemployment Rate 6.7 6.0 5.2 4.3 4.1 5.0 4.7 5.1
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.

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FLORENCE-MUSCLE SHOALS MSA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 66,465 66,627 66,770 66,768 66,152 66,534 66,374 66,527
Employment 61,512 62,305 63,001 63,584 63,201 62,768 62,895 62,752
Unemployment 4,953 4,322 3,769 3,184 2,951 3,766 3,479 3,775
Unemployment Rate 7.5 6.5 5.6 4.8 4.5 5.7 5.2 5.7
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
GADSDEN MSA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 44,189 44,582 44,727 44,594 44,485 44,698 44,131 44,486
Employment 41,190 41,838 42,269 42,587 42,597 42,373 41,982 42,119
Unemployment 2,999 2,744 2,458 2,007 1,888 2,325 2,149 2,367
Unemployment Rate 6.8 6.2 5.5 4.5 4.2 5.2 4.9 5.3
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
HUNTSVILLE MSA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 216,069 217,457 218,847 217,931 216,683 217,162 216,254 217,201
Employment 203,554 206,000 208,440 209,599 208,693 207,197 207,069 207,222
Unemployment 12,515 11,457 10,407 8,332 7,990 9,965 9,185 9,979
Unemployment Rate 5.8 5.3 4.8 3.8 3.7 4.6 4.2 4.6
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
MOBILE MSA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 185,048 185,796 185,753 184,389 183,252 184,299 182,902 184,491
Employment 170,080 172,524 174,027 174,604 174,010 172,878 172,115 172,891
Unemployment 14,968 13,272 11,726 9,785 9,242 11,421 10,787 11,600
Unemployment Rate 8.1 7.1 6.3 5.3 5.0 6.2 5.9 6.3
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
MONTGOMERY MSA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 171,217 172,094 172,215 171,682 171,659 172,787 172,183 171,976
Employment 160,286 162,319 163,513 164,555 164,905 164,306 163,716 163,371
Unemployment 10,931 9,775 8,702 7,127 6,754 8,481 8,467 8,605
Unemployment Rate 6.4 5.7 5.1 4.2 3.9 4.9 4.9 5.0
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
TUSCALOOSA MSA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 112,964 113,612 113,767 112,980 112,672 113,325 113,396 113,245
Employment 105,533 106,991 107,785 108,213 108,025 107,258 107,491 107,328
Unemployment 7,431 6,621 5,982 4,767 4,647 6,067 5,905 5,917
Unemployment Rate 6.6 5.8 5.3 4.2 4.1 5.4 5.2 5.2
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.

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