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Metropolitan Year-to-Date Labor Force Estimates for 2020


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ANNISTON-OXFORD MSA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP AVG
Civilian Labor Force 46,059 45,942 45,447 47,895 45,149 44,000 44,787 44,829 44,459 45,397
Employment 44,315 44,376 43,661 39,178 39,929 39,888 40,543 41,797 41,107 41,644
Unemployment 1,744 1,566 1,786 8,717 5,220 4,112 4,244 3,032 3,352 3,753
Unemployment Rate 3.8 3.4 3.9 18.2 11.6 9.3 9.5 6.8 7.5 8.3
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2019 benchmark.
AUBURN-OPELIKA MSA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP AVG
Civilian Labor Force 76,569 77,018 75,892 74,427 76,186 72,148 73,471 75,453 75,443 75,179
Employment 74,372 75,143 73,587 65,166 69,633 66,840 68,141 71,755 71,354 70,666
Unemployment 2,197 1,875 2,305 9,261 6,553 5,308 5,330 3,698 4,089 4,513
Unemployment Rate 2.9 2.4 3.0 12.4 8.6 7.4 7.3 4.9 5.4 6.0
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2019 benchmark.
BIRMINGHAM-HOOVER MSA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP AVG
Civilian Labor Force 551,410 550,083 544,075 540,432 552,047 540,904 548,368 551,792 546,666 547,308
Employment 535,334 536,067 527,659 476,175 505,162 500,468 505,749 521,418 513,076 513,456
Unemployment 16,076 14,016 16,416 64,257 46,885 40,436 42,619 30,374 33,590 33,852
Unemployment Rate 2.9 2.5 3.0 11.9 8.5 7.5 7.8 5.5 6.1 6.2
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2019 benchmark.
DAPHNE-FAIRHOPE-FOLEY MSA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP AVG
Civilian Labor Force 95,316 95,924 95,672 93,597 96,285 97,972 98,731 98,267 96,940 96,523
Employment 92,389 93,418 92,799 79,140 87,248 90,847 91,433 93,297 91,585 90,240
Unemployment 2,927 2,506 2,873 14,457 9,037 7,125 7,298 4,970 5,355 6,283
Unemployment Rate 3.1 2.6 3.0 15.0 9.4 7.3 7.4 5.1 5.5 6.5
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2019 benchmark.
DECATUR MSA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP AVG
Civilian Labor Force 72,452 72,279 71,386 68,882 69,500 68,940 70,239 71,362 71,254 70,699
Employment 70,361 70,472 69,309 61,172 64,218 64,572 65,742 68,195 67,811 66,872
Unemployment 2,091 1,807 2,077 7,710 5,282 4,368 4,497 3,167 3,443 3,827
Unemployment Rate 2.9 2.5 2.9 11.2 7.6 6.3 6.4 4.4 4.8 5.4
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2019 benchmark.
DOTHAN MSA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP AVG
Civilian Labor Force 63,805 63,818 63,039 60,506 62,324 62,378 63,803 63,937 63,784 63,044
Employment 61,733 62,019 60,939 54,251 57,479 58,003 59,274 60,649 60,082 59,381
Unemployment 2,072 1,799 2,100 6,255 4,845 4,375 4,529 3,288 3,702 3,663
Unemployment Rate 3.2 2.8 3.3 10.3 7.8 7.0 7.1 5.1 5.8 5.8
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2019 benchmark.

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FLORENCE-MUSCLE SHOALS MSA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP AVG
Civilian Labor Force 65,042 65,783 64,989 65,069 65,011 63,661 64,781 66,006 65,012 65,040
Employment 62,613 63,631 62,626 55,089 58,466 58,639 59,734 62,516 61,265 60,509
Unemployment 2,429 2,152 2,363 9,980 6,545 5,022 5,047 3,490 3,747 4,531
Unemployment Rate 3.7 3.3 3.6 15.3 10.1 7.9 7.8 5.3 5.8 7.0
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2019 benchmark.
GADSDEN MSA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP AVG
Civilian Labor Force 42,809 42,803 42,565 43,456 41,743 40,566 41,201 41,299 41,232 41,964
Employment 41,025 41,123 40,681 35,210 36,690 36,642 37,075 38,399 38,079 38,325
Unemployment 1,784 1,680 1,884 8,246 5,053 3,924 4,126 2,900 3,153 3,639
Unemployment Rate 4.2 3.9 4.4 19.0 12.1 9.7 10.0 7.0 7.6 8.7
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2019 benchmark.
HUNTSVILLE MSA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP AVG
Civilian Labor Force 229,665 230,247 226,854 220,335 225,244 221,899 223,120 227,915 226,459 225,749
Employment 223,479 224,878 220,528 196,804 208,677 207,799 208,946 217,722 215,130 213,774
Unemployment 6,186 5,369 6,326 23,531 16,567 14,100 14,174 10,193 11,329 11,975
Unemployment Rate 2.7 2.3 2.8 10.7 7.4 6.4 6.4 4.5 5.0 5.3
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2019 benchmark.
MOBILE MSA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP AVG
Civilian Labor Force 188,015 188,250 186,280 186,958 190,718 187,486 190,864 188,231 188,935 188,415
Employment 180,522 181,148 178,426 158,736 167,578 166,060 167,461 172,556 171,373 171,540
Unemployment 7,493 7,102 7,854 28,222 23,140 21,426 23,403 15,675 17,562 16,875
Unemployment Rate 4.0 3.8 4.2 15.1 12.1 11.4 12.3 8.3 9.3 9.0
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2019 benchmark.
MONTGOMERY MSA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP AVG
Civilian Labor Force 171,571 171,122 169,180 170,911 173,561 170,172 173,207 172,262 171,754 171,527
Employment 165,997 166,133 163,436 147,070 155,746 154,092 155,787 159,911 157,635 158,423
Unemployment 5,574 4,989 5,744 23,841 17,815 16,080 17,420 12,351 14,119 13,104
Unemployment Rate 3.2 2.9 3.4 13.9 10.3 9.4 10.1 7.2 8.2 7.6
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2019 benchmark.
TUSCALOOSA MSA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP AVG
Civilian Labor Force 119,539 119,890 118,351 121,570 120,602 115,135 117,438 119,672 119,334 119,059
Employment 116,041 116,860 114,730 101,360 107,564 104,787 106,779 112,091 110,961 110,130
Unemployment 3,498 3,030 3,621 20,210 13,038 10,348 10,659 7,581 8,373 8,929
Unemployment Rate 2.9 2.5 3.1 16.6 10.8 9.0 9.1 6.3 7.0 7.5
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2019 benchmark.

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