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Metropolitan Year-to-Date Labor Force Estimates for 2019


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ANNISTON-OXFORD MSA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVG
Civilian Labor Force 45,893 46,078 46,263 46,427 46,614 46,667 46,557 46,723 46,291 46,702 46,407 46,199 46,402
Employment 43,431 43,945 44,243 44,591 45,017 44,761 44,918 45,217 44,938 45,372 45,054 44,804 44,691
Unemployment 2,462 2,133 2,020 1,836 1,597 1,906 1,639 1,506 1,353 1,330 1,353 1,395 1,711
Unemployment Rate 5.4 4.6 4.4 4.0 3.4 4.1 3.5 3.2 2.9 2.8 2.9 3.0 3.7
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 NOV DEC AVG
Civilian Labor Force 75,449 76,169 76,441 76,785 77,105 75,311 75,160 76,684 77,717 78,443 78,405 77,708 76,782
Employment 72,471 73,496 73,726 74,546 75,118 72,848 73,075 74,759 76,000 76,775 76,687 75,998 74,625
Unemployment 2,978 2,673 2,715 2,239 1,987 2,463 2,085 1,925 1,717 1,668 1,718 1,710 2,157
Unemployment Rate 3.9 3.5 3.6 2.9 2.6 3.3 2.8 2.5 2.2 2.1 2.2 2.2 2.8
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 NOV DEC AVG
Civilian Labor Force 548,039 550,949 554,881 556,268 559,649 560,330 562,357 559,842 559,522 562,703 561,326 562,040 558,159
Employment 526,601 531,358 536,063 539,519 545,216 542,874 547,198 545,446 546,694 550,397 548,869 549,461 542,475
Unemployment 21,438 19,591 18,818 16,749 14,433 17,456 15,159 14,396 12,828 12,306 12,457 12,579 15,684
Unemployment Rate 3.9 3.6 3.4 3.0 2.6 3.1 2.7 2.6 2.3 2.2 2.2 2.2 2.8
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 NOV DEC AVG
Civilian Labor Force 92,160 93,498 95,982 97,556 99,050 100,588 100,496 99,186 97,331 97,082 96,176 95,405 97,042
Employment 88,370 90,035 92,627 94,553 96,540 97,660 98,032 96,765 95,149 94,960 93,985 93,133 94,317
Unemployment 3,790 3,463 3,355 3,003 2,510 2,928 2,464 2,421 2,182 2,122 2,191 2,272 2,725
Unemployment Rate 4.1 3.7 3.5 3.0 2.5 2.9 2.5 2.4 2.2 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.8
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 NOV DEC AVG
Civilian Labor Force 71,218 71,479 71,836 72,103 72,895 73,452 73,473 73,444 73,294 73,390 73,261 72,807 72,721
Employment 68,394 68,940 69,411 69,941 71,060 71,163 71,492 71,607 71,692 71,783 71,627 71,148 70,688
Unemployment 2,824 2,539 2,425 2,162 1,835 2,289 1,981 1,837 1,602 1,607 1,634 1,659 2,033
Unemployment Rate 4.0 3.6 3.4 3.0 2.5 3.1 2.7 2.5 2.2 2.2 2.2 2.3 2.8
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 NOV DEC AVG
Civilian Labor Force 62,576 63,099 63,597 63,913 64,068 64,336 64,675 64,322 64,019 64,021 63,660 63,555 63,821
Employment 59,714 60,506 61,128 61,708 62,161 62,057 62,734 62,469 62,415 62,477 62,059 61,926 61,780
Unemployment 2,862 2,593 2,469 2,205 1,907 2,279 1,941 1,853 1,604 1,544 1,601 1,629 2,041
Unemployment Rate 4.6 4.1 3.9 3.5 3.0 3.5 3.0 2.9 2.5 2.4 2.5 2.6 3.2
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2018 benchmark.

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FLORENCE-MUSCLE SHOALS MSA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVG
Civilian Labor Force 64,752 65,437 65,790 66,163 66,546 66,293 66,365 66,796 67,265 67,307 66,907 66,565 66,348
Employment 61,531 62,465 63,082 63,687 64,319 63,563 63,917 64,647 65,319 65,488 65,074 64,565 63,971
Unemployment 3,221 2,972 2,708 2,476 2,227 2,730 2,448 2,149 1,946 1,819 1,833 2,000 2,377
Unemployment Rate 5.0 4.5 4.1 3.7 3.3 4.1 3.7 3.2 2.9 2.7 2.7 3.0 3.6
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 NOV DEC AVG
Civilian Labor Force 43,342 43,551 44,027 44,231 44,372 44,488 44,206 44,217 44,308 44,402 44,195 44,134 44,123
Employment 41,385 41,727 42,230 42,639 42,999 42,782 42,740 42,854 43,090 43,163 43,011 42,915 42,628
Unemployment 1,957 1,824 1,797 1,592 1,373 1,706 1,466 1,363 1,218 1,239 1,184 1,219 1,495
Unemployment Rate 4.5 4.2 4.1 3.6 3.1 3.8 3.3 3.1 2.7 2.8 2.7 2.8 3.4
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 NOV DEC AVG
Civilian Labor Force 223,645 225,322 226,625 227,513 228,154 229,543 230,180 230,971 230,651 232,480 231,688 230,171 228,912
Employment 215,197 217,754 219,216 220,952 222,541 222,614 224,218 225,646 225,870 227,716 226,898 225,322 222,829
Unemployment 8,448 7,568 7,409 6,561 5,613 6,929 5,962 5,325 4,781 4,764 4,790 4,849 6,083
Unemployment Rate 3.8 3.4 3.3 2.9 2.5 3.0 2.6 2.3 2.1 2.0 2.1 2.1 2.7
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 NOV DEC AVG
Civilian Labor Force 188,055 189,297 189,731 191,183 191,442 191,372 191,045 191,304 192,181 192,647 191,665 190,753 190,890
Employment 178,267 179,920 181,140 183,219 184,657 183,311 183,762 184,663 186,173 186,925 185,881 184,657 183,548
Unemployment 9,788 9,377 8,591 7,964 6,785 8,061 7,283 6,641 6,008 5,722 5,784 6,096 7,342
Unemployment Rate 5.2 5.0 4.5 4.2 3.5 4.2 3.8 3.5 3.1 3.0 3.0 3.2 3.8
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 NOV DEC AVG
Civilian Labor Force 171,843 173,468 174,421 175,450 176,665 176,393 176,704 176,634 176,289 176,740 175,914 175,597 175,510
Employment 164,532 166,761 167,999 169,622 171,707 170,499 171,507 171,737 171,856 172,445 171,589 171,163 170,118
Unemployment 7,311 6,707 6,422 5,828 4,958 5,894 5,197 4,897 4,433 4,295 4,325 4,434 5,392
Unemployment Rate 4.3 3.9 3.7 3.3 2.8 3.3 2.9 2.8 2.5 2.4 2.5 2.5 3.1
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 NOV DEC AVG
Civilian Labor Force 116,867 118,184 118,404 118,873 118,836 118,403 118,643 119,549 120,679 121,337 120,699 119,784 119,188
Employment 112,231 113,945 114,260 115,248 115,459 114,240 114,963 116,338 117,877 118,638 117,907 117,008 115,676
Unemployment 4,636 4,239 4,144 3,625 3,377 4,163 3,680 3,211 2,802 2,699 2,792 2,776 3,512
Unemployment Rate 4.0 3.6 3.5 3.0 2.8 3.5 3.1 2.7 2.3 2.2 2.3 2.3 2.9
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2018 benchmark.

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