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Selected City Year-to-Date Labor Force Estimates for 2018


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ALABASTER CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY AVG
Civilian Labor Force 17,431 17,643 17,718 17,833 17,837 17,693
Employment 16,915 17,126 17,216 17,393 17,369 17,204
Unemployment 516 517 502 440 468 489
Unemployment Rate 3.0 2.9 2.8 2.5 2.6 2.8
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
ANNISTON CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY AVG
Civilian Labor Force 8,162 8,303 8,331 8,361 8,356 8,303
Employment 7,689 7,770 7,857 7,925 7,894 7,827
Unemployment 473 533 474 436 462 476
Unemployment Rate 5.8 6.4 5.7 5.2 5.5 5.7
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
ATHENS CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY AVG
Civilian Labor Force 11,784 12,000 12,332 12,548 12,667 12,267
Employment 11,361 11,578 11,944 12,202 12,293 11,876
Unemployment 423 422 388 346 374 391
Unemployment Rate 3.6 3.5 3.1 2.8 3.0 3.2
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
AUBURN CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY AVG
Civilian Labor Force 29,026 29,585 29,706 29,863 29,776 29,592
Employment 27,910 28,438 28,580 28,919 28,726 28,515
Unemployment 1,116 1,147 1,126 944 1,050 1,077
Unemployment Rate 3.8 3.9 3.8 3.2 3.5 3.6
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
BESSEMER CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY AVG
Civilian Labor Force 9,558 9,670 9,683 9,740 9,764 9,683
Employment 9,041 9,151 9,197 9,293 9,278 9,192
Unemployment 517 519 486 447 486 491
Unemployment Rate 5.4 5.4 5.0 4.6 5.0 5.1
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
BIRMINGHAM CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY AVG
Civilian Labor Force 90,818 91,986 92,065 92,741 92,813 92,085
Employment 86,467 87,521 87,961 88,877 88,734 87,912
Unemployment 4,351 4,465 4,104 3,864 4,079 4,173
Unemployment Rate 4.8 4.9 4.5 4.2 4.4 4.5
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
DAPHNE CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY AVG
Civilian Labor Force 11,784 12,000 12,332 12,548 12,667 12,267
Employment 11,361 11,578 11,944 12,202 12,293 11,876
Unemployment 423 422 388 346 374 391
Unemployment Rate 3.6 3.5 3.1 2.8 3.0 3.2
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
DECATUR CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY AVG
Civilian Labor Force 25,856 26,127 26,284 26,396 26,555 26,243
Employment 24,836 25,053 25,325 25,508 25,595 25,263
Unemployment 1,020 1,074 959 888 960 980
Unemployment Rate 3.9 4.1 3.6 3.4 3.6 3.7
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.

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DOTHAN CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY AVG
Civilian Labor Force 28,587 29,037 29,211 29,464 29,418 29,143
Employment 27,395 27,761 28,066 28,379 28,270 27,974
Unemployment 1,192 1,276 1,145 1,085 1,148 1,169
Unemployment Rate 4.2 4.4 3.9 3.7 3.9 4.0
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
ENTERPRISE CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY AVG
Civilian Labor Force 10,648 10,675 10,676 10,784 10,811 10,719
Employment 10,216 10,219 10,261 10,402 10,386 10,297
Unemployment 432 456 415 382 425 422
Unemployment Rate 4.1 4.3 3.9 3.5 3.9 3.9
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
FLORENCE CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY AVG
Civilian Labor Force 17,646 17,918 18,053 18,193 18,263 18,015
Employment 16,854 17,100 17,314 17,542 17,558 17,274
Unemployment 792 818 739 651 705 741
Unemployment Rate 4.5 4.6 4.1 3.6 3.9 4.1
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
GADSDEN CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY AVG
Civilian Labor Force 13,380 13,561 13,669 13,718 13,786 13,623
Employment 12,709 12,848 12,999 13,122 13,145 12,965
Unemployment 671 713 670 596 641 658
Unemployment Rate 5.0 5.3 4.9 4.3 4.6 4.8
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
HOMEWOOD CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY AVG
Civilian Labor Force 13,841 14,023 14,055 14,149 14,164 14,046
Employment 13,459 13,623 13,692 13,834 13,812 13,684
Unemployment 382 400 363 315 352 362
Unemployment Rate 2.8 2.9 2.6 2.2 2.5 2.6
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.

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HOOVER CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY AVG
Civilian Labor Force 43,884 44,502 44,636 45,014 45,003 44,608
Employment 42,654 43,178 43,397 43,847 43,780 43,371
Unemployment 1,230 1,324 1,239 1,167 1,223 1,237
Unemployment Rate 2.8 3.0 2.8 2.6 2.7 2.8
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
HUNTSVILLE CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY AVG
Civilian Labor Force 93,723 95,726 95,894 96,592 95,987 95,585
Employment 90,188 92,014 92,483 93,482 92,657 92,165
Unemployment 3,535 3,712 3,411 3,110 3,330 3,420
Unemployment Rate 3.8 3.9 3.6 3.2 3.5 3.6
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
MADISON CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY AVG
Civilian Labor Force 24,362 24,868 24,914 25,118 24,945 24,841
Employment 23,599 24,079 24,200 24,462 24,247 24,117
Unemployment 763 789 714 656 698 724
Unemployment Rate 3.1 3.2 2.9 2.6 2.8 2.9
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
MOBILE CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY AVG
Civilian Labor Force 85,493 86,196 86,439 87,496 87,327 86,590
Employment 81,012 81,506 82,100 83,466 83,133 82,243
Unemployment 4,481 4,690 4,339 4,030 4,194 4,347
Unemployment Rate 5.2 5.4 5.0 4.6 4.8 5.0
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
MONTGOMERY CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY AVG
Civilian Labor Force 91,358 92,302 92,326 92,658 92,684 92,265
Employment 87,602 88,348 88,649 89,269 89,099 88,593
Unemployment 3,756 3,954 3,677 3,389 3,585 3,672
Unemployment Rate 4.1 4.3 4.0 3.7 3.9 4.0
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
NORTHPORT CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY AVG
Civilian Labor Force 12,836 13,025 13,124 13,187 13,171 13,069
Employment 12,463 12,619 12,753 12,849 12,776 12,692
Unemployment 373 406 371 338 395 377
Unemployment Rate 2.9 3.1 2.8 2.6 3.0 2.9
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
OPELIKA CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY AVG
Civilian Labor Force 13,794 14,053 14,076 14,191 14,151 14,053
Employment 13,237 13,487 13,555 13,716 13,624 13,524
Unemployment 557 566 521 475 527 529
Unemployment Rate 4.0 4.0 3.7 3.3 3.7 3.8
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.

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PHENIX CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY AVG
Civilian Labor Force 15,045 15,227 15,270 15,354 15,373 15,254
Employment 14,466 14,602 14,704 14,847 14,827 14,689
Unemployment 579 625 566 507 546 565
Unemployment Rate 3.8 4.1 3.7 3.3 3.6 3.7
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
PRATTVILLE CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY AVG
Civilian Labor Force 16,830 17,056 17,071 17,134 17,164 17,051
Employment 16,232 16,405 16,472 16,577 16,567 16,451
Unemployment 598 651 599 557 597 600
Unemployment Rate 3.6 3.8 3.5 3.3 3.5 3.5
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
PRICHARD CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY AVG
Civilian Labor Force 8,048 8,082 8,082 8,149 8,122 8,097
Employment 7,430 7,475 7,529 7,655 7,624 7,543
Unemployment 618 607 553 494 498 554
Unemployment Rate 7.7 7.5 6.8 6.1 6.1 6.8
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
SELMA CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY AVG
Civilian Labor Force 6,056 6,172 6,167 6,216 6,212 6,164
Employment 5,631 5,734 5,777 5,844 5,825 5,762
Unemployment 425 438 390 372 387 402
Unemployment Rate 7.0 7.1 6.3 6.0 6.2 6.5
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
TUSCALOOSA CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY AVG
Civilian Labor Force 45,530 46,047 46,408 46,554 46,742 46,257
Employment 43,479 44,024 44,491 44,826 44,573 44,279
Unemployment 2,051 2,023 1,917 1,728 2,169 1,978
Unemployment Rate 4.5 4.4 4.1 3.7 4.6 4.3
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
VESTAVIA HILLS CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY AVG
Civilian Labor Force 17,512 11,534 17,810 17,955 17,963 17,799
Employment 17,080 11,098 17,375 17,556 17,528 17,365
Unemployment 432 436 435 399 435 434
Unemployment Rate 2.5 3.8 2.4 2.2 2.4 2.4
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.

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