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  Civilian Labor Force Employment Unemployment Unemployment Rate

Area
Statewide, Seasonally Adj.
Statewide, Not Seasonally Adj.
Autauga County
Baldwin County
Barbour County
Bibb County
Blount County
Bullock County
Butler County
Calhoun County
Chambers County
Cherokee County
Chilton County
Choctaw County
Clarke County
Clay County
Cleburne County
Coffee County
Colbert County
Conecuh County
Coosa County
Covington County
Crenshaw County
Cullman County
Dale County
Dallas County
DeKalb County
Elmore County
Escambia County
Etowah County
Fayette County
Franklin County
Geneva County
Greene County
Hale County
Henry County
Houston County
Jackson County
Jefferson County
Lamar County
Lauderdale County
Lawrence County
Lee County
Limestone County
Lowndes County
Macon County
Madison County
Marengo County
Marion County
Marshall County
Mobile County
Monroe County
Montgomery County
Morgan County
Perry County
Pickens County
Pike County
Randolph County
Russell County
Shelby County
St. Clair County
Sumter County
Talladega County
Tallapoosa County
Tuscaloosa County
Walker County
Washington County
Wilcox County
Winston County
National, Seasonally Adj.
National, Not Seasonally Adj.
FEB p
2017
2,203,868
2,180,055
25,791
89,520
8,067
8,588
24,619
4,742
9,052
45,783
15,230
11,172
19,230
4,233
7,992
5,528
5,775
20,521
23,807
4,525
4,393
15,168
6,387
37,777
20,174
15,360
28,603
36,961
14,614
44,673
6,574
13,746
10,898
2,924
6,081
6,796
45,070
23,534
313,294
5,674
42,989
13,785
74,103
41,307
3,820
8,013
176,334
7,587
12,382
41,373
185,998
7,141
105,651
55,919
3,393
8,078
15,238
9,467
24,210
109,206
38,914
5,087
34,414
18,607
99,624
25,659
6,764
2,788
9,326
160,056,000
159,482,000
JAN r
2017
2,195,054
2,168,848
25,583
87,883
8,086
8,549
24,453
4,779
9,070
45,626
15,182
11,142
19,131
4,241
8,115
5,515
5,765
20,327
23,702
4,555
4,389
15,161
6,343
37,689
19,996
15,442
28,697
36,685
14,612
44,189
6,547
13,698
10,806
2,896
6,029
6,776
44,952
23,609
311,775
5,680
42,763
13,722
73,511
40,957
3,848
8,003
175,112
7,569
12,470
41,192
185,048
7,195
105,101
55,551
3,440
7,997
15,238
9,436
24,149
108,478
38,656
5,129
34,538
18,569
98,938
25,596
6,861
2,839
9,265
159,716,000
158,676,000
FEB r
2016
2,166,597
2,152,446
25,435
87,027
8,331
8,539
24,272
4,568
9,218
45,719
15,146
11,033
18,953
4,262
7,973
5,527
5,666
20,176
23,593
4,555
4,401
15,113
6,229
37,286
19,930
15,375
28,577
36,516
14,498
43,750
6,481
13,708
10,588
2,875
5,844
6,629
44,343
23,463
310,038
5,700
42,705
13,653
71,713
40,312
3,757
7,912
172,599
7,543
12,543
40,478
184,113
7,342
104,368
55,180
3,362
7,851
14,984
9,277
24,076
107,967
38,415
5,098
34,789
18,758
97,930
25,596
6,651
2,837
9,300
158,888,000
158,279,000
FEB p
2017
2,067,042
2,047,571
24,423
84,340
7,402
8,052
23,227
4,428
8,393
42,689
14,369
10,539
18,142
3,853
7,094
5,182
5,413
19,242
22,128
4,122
4,092
14,018
5,980
35,779
18,956
13,904
26,712
35,127
13,611
41,922
6,121
12,891
10,244
2,615
5,590
6,327
42,413
22,027
294,796
5,345
40,332
12,838
70,224
39,031
3,410
7,412
167,116
6,991
11,530
39,072
172,689
6,450
99,455
52,726
3,055
7,494
14,311
8,925
22,803
104,254
36,739
4,684
31,934
17,558
94,055
23,801
6,152
2,372
8,651
152,528,000
151,594,000
JAN r
2017
2,053,837
2,022,360
24,081
82,254
7,323
7,962
22,923
4,383
8,338
42,183
14,271
10,409
17,927
3,822
7,076
5,145
5,350
18,962
21,809
4,098
4,069
13,896
5,895
35,539
18,707
13,818
26,513
34,640
13,495
41,190
6,058
12,757
10,100
2,553
5,492
6,244
41,990
21,848
291,616
5,317
39,703
12,666
69,299
38,527
3,365
7,299
165,027
6,932
11,522
38,667
170,080
6,454
98,200
52,104
3,034
7,371
14,116
8,834
22,634
103,101
36,313
4,670
31,775
17,415
92,670
23,497
6,155
2,354
8,522
152,081,000
150,527,000
FEB r
2016
2,036,314
2,017,039
24,039
81,783
7,598
7,938
22,837
4,239
8,538
42,485
14,238
10,407
17,819
3,863
7,017
5,178
5,300
18,821
21,801
4,119
4,105
13,967
5,819
35,245
18,663
13,958
26,684
34,618
13,457
40,973
5,983
12,812
9,918
2,575
5,382
6,170
41,557
21,858
291,305
5,344
39,738
12,590
67,810
38,037
3,340
7,309
163,180
6,964
11,674
38,060
171,003
6,607
98,057
51,888
3,028
7,288
14,036
8,728
22,616
103,004
36,261
4,703
32,347
17,615
92,217
23,480
6,044
2,416
8,586
151,043,000
150,060,000
FEB p
2017
136,826
132,484
1,368
5,180
665
536
1,392
314
659
3,094
861
633
1,088
380
898
346
362
1,279
1,679
403
301
1,150
407
1,998
1,218
1,456
1,891
1,834
1,003
2,751
453
855
654
309
491
469
2,657
1,507
18,498
329
2,657
947
3,879
2,276
410
601
9,218
596
852
2,301
13,309
691
6,196
3,193
338
584
927
542
1,407
4,952
2,175
403
2,480
1,049
5,569
1,858
612
416
675
7,528,000
7,887,000
JAN r
2017
141,217
146,488
1,502
5,629
763
587
1,530
396
732
3,443
911
733
1,204
419
1,039
370
415
1,365
1,893
457
320
1,265
448
2,150
1,289
1,624
2,184
2,045
1,117
2,999
489
941
706
343
537
532
2,962
1,761
20,159
363
3,060
1,056
4,212
2,430
483
704
10,085
637
948
2,525
14,968
741
6,901
3,447
406
626
1,122
602
1,515
5,377
2,343
459
2,763
1,154
6,268
2,099
706
485
743
7,635,000
8,149,000
FEB r
2016
130,283
135,407
1,396
5,244
733
601
1,435
329
680
3,234
908
626
1,134
399
956
349
366
1,355
1,792
436
296
1,146
410
2,041
1,267
1,417
1,893
1,898
1,041
2,777
498
896
670
300
462
459
2,786
1,605
18,733
356
2,967
1,063
3,903
2,275
417
603
9,419
579
869
2,418
13,110
735
6,311
3,292
334
563
948
549
1,460
4,963
2,154
395
2,442
1,143
5,713
2,116
607
421
714
7,845,000
8,219,000
FEB p
2017
6.2%
6.1%
5.3%
5.8%
8.2%
6.2%
5.7%
6.6%
7.3%
6.8%
5.7%
5.7%
5.7%
9.0%
11.2%
6.3%
6.3%
6.2%
7.1%
8.9%
6.9%
7.6%
6.4%
5.3%
6.0%
9.5%
6.6%
5.0%
6.9%
6.2%
6.9%
6.2%
6.0%
10.6%
8.1%
6.9%
5.9%
6.4%
5.9%
5.8%
6.2%
6.9%
5.2%
5.5%
10.7%
7.5%
5.2%
7.9%
6.9%
5.6%
7.2%
9.7%
5.9%
5.7%
10.0%
7.2%
6.1%
5.7%
5.8%
4.5%
5.6%
7.9%
7.2%
5.6%
5.6%
7.2%
9.0%
14.9%
7.2%
4.7%
4.9%
JAN r
2017
6.4%
6.8%
5.9%
6.4%
9.4%
6.9%
6.3%
8.3%
8.1%
7.5%
6.0%
6.6%
6.3%
9.9%
12.8%
6.7%
7.2%
6.7%
8.0%
10.0%
7.3%
8.3%
7.1%
5.7%
6.4%
10.5%
7.6%
5.6%
7.6%
6.8%
7.5%
6.9%
6.5%
11.8%
8.9%
7.9%
6.6%
7.5%
6.5%
6.4%
7.2%
7.7%
5.7%
5.9%
12.6%
8.8%
5.8%
8.4%
7.6%
6.1%
8.1%
10.3%
6.6%
6.2%
11.8%
7.8%
7.4%
6.4%
6.3%
5.0%
6.1%
8.9%
8.0%
6.2%
6.3%
8.2%
10.3%
17.1%
8.0%
4.8%
5.1%
FEB r
2016
6.0%
6.3%
5.5%
6.0%
8.8%
7.0%
5.9%
7.2%
7.4%
7.1%
6.0%
5.7%
6.0%
9.4%
12.0%
6.3%
6.5%
6.7%
7.6%
9.6%
6.7%
7.6%
6.6%
5.5%
6.4%
9.2%
6.6%
5.2%
7.2%
6.3%
7.7%
6.5%
6.3%
10.4%
7.9%
6.9%
6.3%
6.8%
6.0%
6.2%
6.9%
7.8%
5.4%
5.6%
11.1%
7.6%
5.5%
7.7%
6.9%
6.0%
7.1%
10.0%
6.0%
6.0%
9.9%
7.2%
6.3%
5.9%
6.1%
4.6%
5.6%
7.7%
7.0%
6.1%
5.8%
8.3%
9.1%
14.8%
7.7%
4.9%
5.2%
pPreliminary    rRevised
Counties and Metropolitan Areas are comparable to the not seasonally adjusted labor force data.
 
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.