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Metropolitan Year-to-Date Labor Force Estimates for 2021


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ANNISTON-OXFORD MSA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP AVG
Civilian Labor Force 46,147 46,026 45,771 46,114 45,766 45,269 45,749 45,855 45,664 45,818
Employment 44,058 44,105 43,917 44,507 44,199 43,253 43,845 43,973 43,998 43,984
Unemployment 2,089 1,921 1,854 1,607 1,567 2,016 1,904 1,882 1,666 1,834
Unemployment Rate 4.5 4.2 4.1 3.5 3.4 4.5 4.2 4.1 3.6 4.0
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 APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP AVG
Civilian Labor Force 75,918 76,461 75,849 76,592 75,441 73,804 74,852 75,874 76,067 75,651
Employment 73,473 74,236 73,769 74,839 73,670 71,487 72,739 73,677 74,166 73,562
Unemployment 2,445 2,225 2,080 1,753 1,771 2,317 2,113 2,197 1,901 2,089
Unemployment Rate 3.2 2.9 2.7 2.3 2.3 3.1 2.8 2.9 2.5 2.8
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 APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP AVG
Civilian Labor Force 551,505 551,093 547,422 550,374 548,892 547,883 555,273 552,131 550,687 550,584
Employment 530,827 532,092 530,163 535,362 534,492 529,301 538,103 534,767 535,856 533,440
Unemployment 20,678 19,001 17,259 15,012 14,400 18,582 17,170 17,364 14,831 17,144
Unemployment Rate 3.7 3.4 3.2 2.7 2.6 3.4 3.1 3.1 2.7 3.1
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 APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP AVG
Civilian Labor Force 95,635 95,716 96,447 98,707 99,524 101,029 102,811 100,723 100,140 98,970
Employment 92,248 92,589 93,539 96,210 97,175 97,987 100,047 97,873 97,690 96,151
Unemployment 3,387 3,127 2,908 2,497 2,349 3,042 2,764 2,850 2,450 2,819
Unemployment Rate 3.5 3.3 3.0 3.0 2.4 3.0 2.7 2.8 2.4 2.8
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 APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP AVG
Civilian Labor Force 73,691 73,445 73,322 73,522 73,318 72,861 73,529 73,048 72,636 73,264
Employment 71,517 71,489 71,382 71,863 71,699 70,739 71,650 71,123 70,945 71,379
Unemployment 2,174 1,956 1,940 1,659 1,619 2,122 1,879 1,925 1,691 1,885
Unemployment Rate 3.0 2.7 2.6 2.3 2.2 2.9 2.6 2.6 2.3 2.6
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 APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP AVG
Civilian Labor Force 64,019 63,831 63,355 64,033 63,645 63,834 65,163 64,736 64,232 64,095
Employment 61,586 61,599 61,290 62,259 61,928 61,575 63,077 62,589 62,444 62,039
Unemployment 2,433 2,232 2,065 1,774 1,717 2,259 2,086 2,147 1,788 2,056
Unemployment Rate 3.8 3.5 3.3 2.8 2.7 3.5 3.2 3.3 2.8 3.2
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 APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP AVG
Civilian Labor Force 64,867 65,305 64,886 65,242 64,352 63,723 63,996 64,139 65,199 64,634
Employment 62,530 63,161 62,691 63,367 62,471 61,282 61,678 61,896 63,245 62,480
Unemployment 2,337 2,144 2,195 1,875 1,881 2,441 2,318 2,243 1,954 2,154
Unemployment Rate 3.6 3.3 3.4 2.9 2.9 3.8 3.6 3.5 3.0 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 APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP AVG
Civilian Labor Force 39,751 39,617 39,268 39,617 39,715 39,338 39,478 39,191 39,042 39,446
Employment 37,916 37,921 37,681 38,257 38,372 37,635 37,893 37,634 37,657 37,885
Unemployment 1,835 1,696 1,587 1,360 1,343 1,703 1,585 1,557 1,385 1,561
Unemployment Rate 4.6 4.3 4.0 3.4 3.4 4.3 4.0 4.0 3.5 4.0
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 APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP AVG
Civilian Labor Force 234,867 234,378 235,321 236,471 234,911 232,429 235,752 234,355 234,471 234,773
Employment 227,984 228,059 229,197 231,234 229,804 225,812 229,752 228,219 229,153 228,802
Unemployment 6,883 6,319 6,124 5,237 5,107 6,617 6,000 6,136 5,318 5,971
Unemployment Rate 2.9 2.7 2.6 2.2 2.2 2.8 2.5 2.6 2.3 2.5
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 APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP AVG
Civilian Labor Force 189,440 188,214 186,411 187,687 185,579 185,703 186,680 185,378 184,944 186,670
Employment 178,038 177,464 177,385 179,912 177,992 176,142 177,747 176,462 177,395 177,615
Unemployment 11,402 10,750 9,026 7,775 7,587 9,561 8,933 8,916 7,549 9,055
Unemployment Rate 6.0 5.7 4.8 4.1 4.1 5.1 4.8 4.8 4.1 4.9
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 APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP AVG
Civilian Labor Force 172,674 171,506 169,476 171,149 170,363 169,477 171,049 169,620 168,084 170,378
Employment 163,462 162,884 162,378 164,957 164,277 161,855 163,714 162,485 161,816 163,092
Unemployment 9,212 8,622 7,098 6,192 6,086 7,622 7,335 7,135 6,268 7,286
Unemployment Rate 5.3 5.0 4.2 3.6 3.6 4.5 4.3 4.2 3.7 4.3
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 APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP AVG
Civilian Labor Force 115,048 115,103 113,393 114,136 113,200 111,804 112,651 113,391 113,709 113,603
Employment 109,932 110,423 109,263 110,551 109,573 107,210 108,240 109,167 110,083 109,382
Unemployment 5,116 4,680 4,130 3,585 3,627 4,594 4,411 4,224 3,626 4,221
Unemployment Rate 4.4 4.1 3.6 3.1 3.2 4.1 3.9 3.7 3.2 3.7
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2020 benchmark.

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