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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 JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 17,431 17,643 17,718 17,833 17,865 18,048 17,985 17,789
Employment 16,915 17,126 17,216 17,393 17,398 17,414 17,436 17,271
Unemployment 516 517 502 440 467 634 549 518
Unemployment Rate 3.0 2.9 2.8 2.5 2.6 3.5 3.1 2.9
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 JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 8,162 8,303 8,331 8,361 8,359 8,490 8,463 8,353
Employment 7,689 7,770 7,857 7,925 7,898 7,921 7,951 7,859
Unemployment 473 533 474 436 461 569 512 494
Unemployment Rate 5.8 6.4 5.7 5.2 5.5 6.7 6.0 5.9
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 JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 11,784 12,000 12,332 12,548 12,661 13,066 13,031 12,489
Employment 11,361 11,578 11,944 12,202 12,284 12,546 12,575 12,070
Unemployment 423 422 388 346 377 520 456 419
Unemployment Rate 3.6 3.5 3.1 2.8 3.0 4.0 3.5 3.4
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 JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 29,026 29,585 29,706 29,863 29,678 29,645 29,470 29,568
Employment 27,910 28,438 28,580 28,919 28,631 28,109 28,196 28,398
Unemployment 1,116 1,147 1,126 944 1,047 1,536 1,274 1,170
Unemployment Rate 3.8 3.9 3.8 3.2 3.5 5.2 4.3 4.0
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 JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 9,558 9,670 9,683 9,740 9,781 9,938 9,890 9,752
Employment 9,041 9,151 9,197 9,293 9,294 9,301 9,311 9,227
Unemployment 517 519 486 447 487 637 579 525
Unemployment Rate 5.4 5.4 5.0 4.6 5.0 6.4 5.9 5.4
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 JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 90,818 91,986 92,065 92,741 92,947 94,419 94,040 92,717
Employment 86,467 87,521 87,961 88,877 88,881 88,954 89,051 88,245
Unemployment 4,351 4,465 4,104 3,864 4,066 5,465 4,989 4,472
Unemployment Rate 4.8 4.9 4.5 4.2 4.4 5.8 5.3 4.8
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 JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 11,784 12,000 12,332 12,548 12,661 13,066 13,031 12,489
Employment 11,361 11,578 11,944 12,202 12,284 12,546 12,575 12,070
Unemployment 423 422 388 346 377 520 456 419
Unemployment Rate 3.6 3.5 3.1 2.8 3.0 4.0 3.5 3.4
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 JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 25,856 26,127 26,284 26,396 26,480 26,982 26,869 26,428
Employment 24,836 25,053 25,325 25,508 25,523 25,727 25,756 25,390
Unemployment 1,020 1,074 959 888 957 1,255 1,113 1,038
Unemployment Rate 3.9 4.1 3.6 3.4 3.6 4.7 4.1 3.9
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 JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 28,587 29,037 29,211 29,464 29,455 29,900 29,769 29,346
Employment 27,395 27,761 28,066 28,379 28,308 28,427 28,434 28,110
Unemployment 1,192 1,276 1,145 1,085 1,147 1,473 1,335 1,236
Unemployment Rate 4.2 4.4 3.9 3.7 3.9 4.9 4.5 4.2
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 JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 10,648 10,675 10,676 10,784 10,781 10,953 10,948 10,781
Employment 10,216 10,219 10,261 10,402 10,357 10,368 10,439 10,323
Unemployment 432 456 415 382 424 585 509 458
Unemployment Rate 4.1 4.3 3.9 3.5 3.9 5.3 4.6 4.2
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 JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 17,646 17,918 18,053 18,193 18,111 18,437 18,332 18,099
Employment 16,854 17,100 17,314 17,542 17,408 17,433 17,420 17,296
Unemployment 792 818 739 651 703 1,004 912 803
Unemployment Rate 4.5 4.6 4.1 3.6 3.9 5.4 5.0 4.4
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 JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 13,380 13,561 13,669 13,718 13,739 13,948 13,800 13,688
Employment 12,709 12,848 12,999 13,122 13,100 13,098 13,052 12,990
Unemployment 671 713 670 596 639 850 748 698
Unemployment Rate 5.0 5.3 4.9 4.3 4.7 6.1 5.4 5.1
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 JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 13,841 14,023 14,055 14,149 14,186 14,354 14,301 14,130
Employment 13,459 13,623 13,692 13,834 13,835 13,846 13,861 13,736
Unemployment 382 400 363 315 351 508 440 394
Unemployment Rate 2.8 2.9 2.6 2.2 2.5 3.5 3.1 2.8
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.

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HOOVER CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 43,884 44,502 44,636 45,014 45,074 45,502 45,320 44,848
Employment 42,654 43,178 43,397 43,847 43,853 43,889 43,939 43,537
Unemployment 1,230 1,324 1,239 1,167 1,221 1,613 1,381 1,311
Unemployment Rate 2.8 3.0 2.8 2.6 2.7 3.5 3.0 2.9
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 JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 93,723 95,726 95,894 96,592 95,975 97,599 97,868 96,197
Employment 90,188 92,014 92,483 93,482 92,655 93,080 93,742 92,521
Unemployment 3,535 3,712 3,411 3,110 3,320 4,519 4,126 3,676
Unemployment Rate 3.8 3.9 3.6 3.2 3.5 4.6 4.2 3.8
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 JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 24,362 24,868 24,914 25,118 24,942 25,321 25,361 24,983
Employment 23,599 24,079 24,200 24,462 24,246 24,359 24,535 24,211
Unemployment 763 789 714 656 696 962 826 772
Unemployment Rate 3.1 3.2 2.9 2.6 2.8 3.8 3.3 3.1
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 JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 85,493 86,196 86,439 87,496 87,074 88,238 87,688 86,946
Employment 81,012 81,506 82,100 83,466 82,893 82,816 82,561 82,336
Unemployment 4,481 4,690 4,339 4,030 4,181 5,422 5,127 4,610
Unemployment Rate 5.2 5.4 5.0 4.6 4.8 6.1 5.8 5.3
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 JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 91,358 92,302 92,326 92,658 92,982 94,403 93,944 92,854
Employment 87,602 88,348 88,649 89,269 89,406 89,701 89,617 88,942
Unemployment 3,756 3,954 3,677 3,389 3,576 4,702 4,327 3,912
Unemployment Rate 4.1 4.3 4.0 3.7 3.8 5.0 4.6 4.2
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 JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 12,836 13,025 13,124 13,187 13,120 12,876 12,802 12,996
Employment 12,463 12,619 12,753 12,849 12,726 12,362 12,315 12,584
Unemployment 373 406 371 338 394 514 487 412
Unemployment Rate 2.9 3.1 2.8 2.6 3.0 4.0 3.8 3.2
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 JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 13,794 14,053 14,076 14,191 14,104 14,011 14,010 14,034
Employment 13,237 13,487 13,555 13,716 13,579 13,331 13,373 13,468
Unemployment 557 566 521 475 525 680 637 566
Unemployment Rate 4.0 4.0 3.7 3.3 3.7 4.9 4.5 4.0
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 JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 15,045 15,227 15,270 15,354 15,350 15,528 15,511 15,326
Employment 14,466 14,602 14,704 14,847 14,805 14,770 14,840 14,719
Unemployment 579 625 566 507 545 758 671 607
Unemployment Rate 3.8 4.1 3.7 3.3 3.6 4.9 4.3 4.0
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 JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 16,830 17,056 17,071 17,134 17,216 17,471 17,381 17,165
Employment 16,232 16,405 16,472 16,577 16,622 16,700 16,712 16,531
Unemployment 598 651 599 557 594 771 669 634
Unemployment Rate 3.6 3.8 3.5 3.3 3.5 4.4 3.8 3.7
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 JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 8,048 8,082 8,082 8,149 8,101 8,337 8,304 8,157
Employment 7,430 7,475 7,529 7,655 7,602 7,595 7,572 7,551
Unemployment 618 607 553 494 499 742 732 606
Unemployment Rate 7.7 7.5 6.8 6.1 6.2 8.9 8.8 7.4
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 JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 6,056 6,172 6,167 6,216 6,164 6,265 6,281 6,189
Employment 5,631 5,734 5,777 5,844 5,778 5,709 5,700 5,739
Unemployment 425 438 390 372 386 556 581 450
Unemployment Rate 7.0 7.1 6.3 6.0 6.3 8.9 9.3 7.3
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 JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 45,530 46,047 46,408 46,554 46,561 45,879 45,364 46,049
Employment 43,479 44,024 44,491 44,826 44,399 43,128 42,966 43,902
Unemployment 2,051 2,023 1,917 1,728 2,162 2,751 2,398 2,147
Unemployment Rate 4.5 4.4 4.1 3.7 4.6 6.0 5.3 4.7
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 JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 17,512 11,534 17,810 17,955 17,991 18,162 18,071 17,894
Employment 17,080 11,098 17,375 17,556 17,557 17,571 17,590 17,431
Unemployment 432 436 435 399 434 591 481 463
Unemployment Rate 2.5 3.8 2.4 2.2 2.4 3.3 2.7 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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