County Unemployment Rates
MAY 2016 Unemployment Data
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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.
MAY p
2016
2,183,041
2,177,738
25,643
91,067
8,520
8,607
24,729
4,621
9,153
46,370
15,137
11,339
19,232
4,297
7,931
5,574
5,738
20,599
23,860
4,668
4,430
15,438
6,320
37,088
19,889
15,667
29,069
36,581
14,729
44,469
6,506
13,751
10,809
2,858
6,069
6,765
45,014
23,743
314,739
5,614
43,466
13,887
73,043
40,147
3,824
7,926
172,226
7,475
12,591
41,072
185,394
7,186
104,714
55,468
3,482
7,906
15,153
9,654
24,539
108,657
38,858
4,965
35,675
18,699
100,114
26,011
6,690
2,818
9,465
158,466,000
158,800,000
APR r
2016
2,181,033
2,158,713
25,435
89,423
8,468
8,512
24,444
4,589
9,095
45,950
15,020
11,182
19,020
4,242
7,826
5,544
5,695
20,453
23,689
4,620
4,403
15,233
6,274
36,824
19,780
15,487
28,746
36,256
14,575
44,017
6,460
13,626
10,801
2,827
6,032
6,740
44,914
23,518
311,430
5,578
43,125
13,763
72,776
39,805
3,783
7,898
170,675
7,385
12,538
40,708
184,778
7,125
103,861
55,035
3,452
7,839
15,068
9,557
24,267
107,497
38,385
4,956
35,506
18,483
99,274
25,709
6,599
2,770
9,362
158,924,000
158,488,000
MAY r
2015
2,142,493
2,157,591
25,523
88,912
8,663
8,527
24,458
4,682
9,166
46,379
15,074
11,304
19,020
4,348
8,045
5,516
5,680
20,372
23,747
4,716
4,442
15,496
6,331
36,395
19,836
15,706
28,903
36,411
14,674
43,465
6,418
13,737
10,793
2,891
6,013
6,773
44,947
23,644
310,800
5,657
43,081
13,924
71,452
39,709
3,837
7,968
170,563
7,387
12,542
40,750
184,116
7,376
104,409
55,401
3,491
7,758
14,961
9,533
24,371
107,000
38,375
5,168
35,390
18,681
98,242
25,618
6,742
2,833
9,450
157,367,000
157,719,000
MAY p
2016
2,050,935
2,052,877
24,369
86,434
7,811
8,071
23,408
4,350
8,530
43,375
14,312
10,781
18,195
3,901
7,089
5,243
5,398
19,394
22,246
4,294
4,169
14,408
5,956
35,232
18,730
14,218
27,366
34,838
13,801
41,930
6,064
12,958
10,174
2,574
5,633
6,327
42,433
22,247
297,196
5,301
40,746
12,909
69,404
38,099
3,415
7,342
163,581
6,920
11,768
38,917
173,396
6,533
98,857
52,457
3,143
7,381
14,219
9,135
23,201
104,048
36,877
4,578
33,446
17,660
94,637
24,105
6,148
2,438
8,762
151,030,000
151,594,000
APR r
2016
2,047,781
2,041,368
24,230
85,113
7,788
8,006
23,218
4,329
8,487
43,170
14,244
10,664
18,057
3,888
7,050
5,231
5,389
19,311
22,142
4,260
4,155
14,288
5,910
35,041
18,687
14,201
27,138
34,635
13,703
41,680
6,045
12,880
10,202
2,555
5,620
6,339
42,533
22,146
294,733
5,282
40,538
12,850
69,387
37,874
3,399
7,344
162,575
6,896
11,752
38,642
173,369
6,486
98,312
52,218
3,149
7,355
14,219
9,079
23,017
103,180
36,570
4,602
33,361
17,497
94,229
23,898
6,095
2,417
8,703
151,004,000
151,075,000
MAY r
2015
2,011,771
2,025,427
24,182
84,168
7,893
7,953
23,098
4,364
8,498
43,122
14,151
10,694
17,946
3,926
7,065
5,161
5,340
19,175
21,832
4,286
4,141
14,382
5,967
34,460
18,571
14,188
27,192
34,561
13,643
40,807
5,973
12,876
10,142
2,569
5,544
6,299
42,167
22,071
292,719
5,287
40,018
12,853
67,786
37,544
3,389
7,295
161,108
6,809
11,648
38,388
171,252
6,653
98,012
52,173
3,134
7,247
13,992
8,961
22,902
102,498
36,344
4,706
33,048
17,517
92,697
23,771
6,134
2,407
8,730
148,748,000
149,349,000
MAY p
2016
132,106
124,861
1,274
4,633
709
536
1,321
271
623
2,995
825
558
1,037
396
842
331
340
1,205
1,614
374
261
1,030
364
1,856
1,159
1,449
1,703
1,743
928
2,539
442
793
635
284
436
438
2,581
1,496
17,543
313
2,720
978
3,639
2,048
409
584
8,645
555
823
2,155
11,998
653
5,857
3,011
339
525
934
519
1,338
4,609
1,981
387
2,229
1,039
5,477
1,906
542
380
703
7,436,000
7,207,000
APR r
2016
133,252
117,345
1,205
4,310
680
506
1,226
260
608
2,780
776
518
963
354
776
313
306
1,142
1,547
360
248
945
364
1,783
1,093
1,286
1,608
1,621
872
2,337
415
746
599
272
412
401
2,381
1,372
16,697
296
2,587
913
3,389
1,931
384
554
8,100
489
786
2,066
11,409
639
5,549
2,817
303
484
849
478
1,250
4,317
1,815
354
2,145
986
5,045
1,811
504
353
659
7,920,000
7,413,000
MAY r
2015
130,722
132,164
1,341
4,744
770
574
1,360
318
668
3,257
923
610
1,074
422
980
355
340
1,197
1,915
430
301
1,114
364
1,935
1,265
1,518
1,711
1,850
1,031
2,658
445
861
651
322
469
474
2,780
1,573
18,081
370
3,063
1,071
3,666
2,165
448
673
9,455
578
894
2,362
12,864
723
6,397
3,228
357
511
969
572
1,469
4,502
2,031
462
2,342
1,164
5,545
1,847
608
426
720
8,619,000
8,370,000
MAY p
2016
6.1%
5.7%
5.0%
5.1%
8.3%
6.2%
5.3%
5.9%
6.8%
6.5%
5.5%
4.9%
5.4%
9.2%
10.6%
5.9%
5.9%
5.8%
6.8%
8.0%
5.9%
6.7%
5.8%
5.0%
5.8%
9.2%
5.9%
4.8%
6.3%
5.7%
6.8%
5.8%
5.9%
9.9%
7.2%
6.5%
5.7%
6.3%
5.6%
5.6%
6.3%
7.0%
5.0%
5.1%
10.7%
7.4%
5.0%
7.4%
6.5%
5.2%
6.5%
9.1%
5.6%
5.4%
9.7%
6.6%
6.2%
5.4%
5.5%
4.2%
5.1%
7.8%
6.2%
5.6%
5.5%
7.3%
8.1%
13.5%
7.4%
4.7%
4.5%
APR r
2016
6.1%
5.4%
4.7%
4.8%
8.0%
5.9%
5.0%
5.7%
6.7%
6.1%
5.2%
4.6%
5.1%
8.3%
9.9%
5.6%
5.4%
5.6%
6.5%
7.8%
5.6%
6.2%
5.8%
4.8%
5.5%
8.3%
5.6%
4.5%
6.0%
5.3%
6.4%
5.5%
5.5%
9.6%
6.8%
5.9%
5.3%
5.8%
5.4%
5.3%
6.0%
6.6%
4.7%
4.9%
10.2%
7.0%
4.7%
6.6%
6.3%
5.1%
6.2%
9.0%
5.3%
5.1%
8.8%
6.2%
5.6%
5.0%
5.2%
4.0%
4.7%
7.1%
6.0%
5.3%
5.1%
7.0%
7.6%
12.7%
7.0%
5.0%
4.7%
MAY r
2015
6.1%
6.1%
5.3%
5.3%
8.9%
6.7%
5.6%
6.8%
7.3%
7.0%
6.1%
5.4%
5.6%
9.7%
12.2%
6.4%
6.0%
5.9%
8.1%
9.1%
6.8%
7.2%
5.7%
5.3%
6.4%
9.7%
5.9%
5.1%
7.0%
6.1%
6.9%
6.3%
6.0%
11.1%
7.8%
7.0%
6.2%
6.7%
5.8%
6.5%
7.1%
7.7%
5.1%
5.5%
11.7%
8.4%
5.5%
7.8%
7.1%
5.8%
7.0%
9.8%
6.1%
5.8%
10.2%
6.6%
6.5%
6.0%
6.0%
4.2%
5.3%
8.9%
6.6%
6.2%
5.6%
7.2%
9.0%
15.0%
7.6%
5.5%
5.3%
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 2015 benchmark.