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Selected City Year-to-Date Labor Force Estimates for 2017


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ALABASTER CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 17,454 17,549 17,547 17,556 17,495 17,652 17,586 17,549
Employment 16,594 16,757 16,843 16,990 16,955 16,959 16,983 16,869
Unemployment 860 792 704 566 540 693 603 680
Unemployment Rate 4.9 4.5 4.0 3.2 3.1 3.9 3.4 3.9
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
ANNISTON CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 8,351 8,292 8,281 8,260 8,226 8,282 8,293 8,284
Employment 7,559 7,647 7,719 7,778 7,765 7,706 7,758 7,705
Unemployment 792 645 562 482 461 576 535 579
Unemployment Rate 9.5 7.8 6.8 5.8 5.6 7.0 6.5 7.0
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
AUBURN CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 29,302 29,670 29,838 29,676 29,568 29,873 29,619 29,649
Employment 27,519 28,082 28,268 28,505 28,415 28,333 28,237 28,194
Unemployment 1,783 1,588 1,570 1,171 1,153 1,540 1,382 1,455
Unemployment Rate 6.1 5.4 5.3 3.9 3.9 5.2 4.7 4.9
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
BESSEMER CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 10,000 9,939 9,871 9,822 9,730 9,833 9,833 9,861
Employment 9,009 9,095 9,139 9,217 9,199 9,199 9,213 9,153
Unemployment 991 844 732 605 531 634 620 708
Unemployment Rate 9.9 8.5 7.4 6.2 5.5 6.4 6.3 7.2
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
BIRMINGHAM CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 92,935 93,090 92,748 92,493 92,114 93,215 93,049 92,806
Employment 85,585 86,403 86,813 87,561 87,387 87,386 87,518 86,950
Unemployment 7,350 6,687 5,935 4,932 4,727 5,829 5,531 5,856
Unemployment Rate 7.9 7.2 6.4 5.3 5.1 6.3 5.9 6.3
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
DECATUR CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 26,354 26,538 26,588 26,438 26,403 26,581 26,329 26,461
Employment 24,770 25,039 25,299 25,364 25,342 25,292 25,135 25,177
Unemployment 1,584 1,499 1,289 1,074 1,061 1,289 1,194 1,284
Unemployment Rate 6.0 5.6 4.8 4.1 4.0 4.8 4.5 4.9
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.

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DOTHAN CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 29,503 29,601 29,601 29,615 29,455 29,480 29,390 29,521
Employment 27,554 27,842 28,040 28,344 28,235 28,018 28,037 28,010
Unemployment 1,949 1,759 1,561 1,271 1,220 1,462 1,353 1,511
Unemployment Rate 6.6 5.9 5.3 4.3 4.1 5.0 4.6 5.1
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
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Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
FLORENCE CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 18,360 18,483 18,542 18,592 18,375 18,496 18,490 18,476
Employment 17,134 17,362 17,567 17,733 17,625 17,510 17,537 17,495
Unemployment 1,226 1,121 975 859 750 986 953 981
Unemployment Rate 6.7 6.1 5.3 4.6 4.1 5.3 5.2 5.3
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
GADSDEN CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 14,064 14,179 14,228 14,128 14,079 14,212 14,036 14,132
Employment 12,964 13,168 13,303 13,404 13,407 13,336 13,213 13,256
Unemployment 1,100 1,011 925 724 672 876 823 876
Unemployment Rate 7.8 7.1 6.5 5.1 4.8 6.2 5.9 6.2
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
HOMEWOOD CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 13,969 14,049 14,067 14,072 14,024 14,149 14,116 14,064
Employment 13,352 13,480 13,544 13,660 13,633 13,633 13,654 13,565
Unemployment 617 569 523 412 391 516 462 499
Unemployment Rate 4.4 4.1 3.7 2.9 2.8 3.6 3.3 3.5
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.

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HOOVER CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 44,107 44,410 44,392 44,466 44,303 44,593 44,523 44,399
Employment 42,095 42,501 42,706 43,075 42,989 42,991 43,056 42,773
Unemployment 2,012 1,909 1,686 1,391 1,314 1,602 1,467 1,626
Unemployment Rate 4.6 4.3 3.8 3.1 3.0 3.6 3.3 3.7
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
HUNTSVILLE CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 93,982 94,540 95,224 94,666 94,138 94,432 94,006 94,427
Employment 88,330 89,384 90,432 90,947 90,551 89,886 89,783 89,902
Unemployment 5,652 5,156 4,792 3,719 3,587 4,546 4,223 4,525
Unemployment Rate 6.0 5.5 5.0 3.9 3.8 4.8 4.5 4.8
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
MADISON CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 24,206 24,357 24,527 24,479 24,323 24,357 24,260 24,358
Employment 22,934 23,208 23,481 23,613 23,512 23,339 23,317 23,343
Unemployment 1,272 1,149 1,046 866 811 1,018 943 1,015
Unemployment Rate 5.3 4.7 4.3 3.5 3.3 4.2 3.9 4.2
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
MOBILE CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 86,032 86,413 86,410 85,761 85,290 85,806 85,114 85,832
Employment 78,991 80,126 80,824 81,092 80,816 80,290 79,936 80,296
Unemployment 7,041 6,287 5,586 4,669 4,474 5,516 5,178 5,536
Unemployment Rate 8.2 7.3 6.5 5.4 5.2 6.4 6.1 6.4
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
MONTGOMERY CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 92,380 92,782 92,745 92,418 92,425 93,038 92,768 92,651
Employment 86,182 87,233 87,810 88,373 88,564 88,196 87,856 87,745
Unemployment 6,198 5,549 4,935 4,045 3,861 4,842 4,912 4,906
Unemployment Rate 6.7 6.0 5.3 4.4 4.2 5.2 5.3 5.3
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
OPELIKA CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 13,956 14,151 14,178 14,148 14,092 14,155 14,052 14,105
Employment 13,123 13,391 13,480 13,593 13,550 13,511 13,465 13,445
Unemployment 833 760 698 555 542 644 587 660
Unemployment Rate 6.0 5.4 4.9 3.9 3.8 4.5 4.2 4.7
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.

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PHENIX CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 15,428 15,487 15,415 15,378 15,266 15,317 15,283 15,368
Employment 14,520 14,645 14,703 14,780 14,709 14,627 14,641 14,661
Unemployment 908 842 712 598 557 690 642 707
Unemployment Rate 5.9 5.4 4.6 3.9 3.6 4.5 4.2 4.6
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
PRATTVILLE CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 16,758 16,896 16,946 16,891 16,899 17,023 16,944 16,908
Employment 15,827 16,042 16,182 16,283 16,317 16,275 16,232 16,165
Unemployment 931 854 764 608 582 748 712 743
Unemployment Rate 5.6 5.1 4.5 3.6 3.4 4.4 4.2 4.4
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
PRICHARD CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 8,224 8,193 8,190 8,104 8,005 8,191 8,125 8,147
Employment 7,247 7,351 7,415 7,439 7,414 7,366 7,333 7,366
Unemployment 977 842 775 665 591 825 792 781
Unemployment Rate 11.9 10.3 9.5 8.2 7.4 10.1 9.7 9.6
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
SELMA CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 6,526 6,656 6,724 6,636 6,476 6,546 6,581 6,592
Employment 5,778 5,958 6,089 6,122 5,997 5,884 5,863 5,956
Unemployment 748 698 635 514 479 662 718 636
Unemployment Rate 11.5 10.5 9.4 7.7 7.4 10.1 10.9 9.6
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
TUSCALOOSA CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 45,497 45,638 45,744 45,377 45,288 45,762 45,631 45,562
Employment 42,199 42,771 43,067 43,263 43,183 42,845 42,842 42,881
Unemployment 3,298 2,867 2,677 2,114 2,105 2,917 2,789 2,681
Unemployment Rate 7.2 6.3 5.9 4.7 4.6 6.4 6.1 5.9
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.
VESTAVIA HILLS CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 17,369 17,487 17,474 17,527 17,462 17,537 17,523 17,482
Employment 16,634 16,793 16,873 17,018 16,984 16,984 17,010 16,899
Unemployment 735 694 601 509 478 553 513 583
Unemployment Rate 4.2 4.0 3.4 2.9 2.7 3.2 2.9 3.3
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2016 benchmark.

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