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Selected City Year-to-Date Labor Force Estimates for 2019


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ALABASTER CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 18,095 18,210 18,367 18,400 18,547 18,534 18,588 18,555 18,412
Employment 17,550 17,698 17,855 17,969 18,166 18,082 18,215 18,184 17,965
Unemployment 545 512 512 431 381 452 373 371 447
Unemployment Rate 3.0 2.8 2.8 2.3 2.1 2.4 2.0 2.0 2.4
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2018 benchmark.
ANNISTON CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 8,135 8,164 8,216 8,264 8,260 8,279 8,284 8,314 8,240
Employment 7,641 7,732 7,784 7,845 7,920 7,875 7,903 7,969 7,834
Unemployment 494 432 432 419 340 404 381 345 406
Unemployment Rate 6.1 5.3 5.3 5.1 4.1 4.9 4.6 4.1 4.9
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2018 benchmark.
ATHENS CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 11,998 12,191 12,536 12,740 12,947 13,150 13,133 12,948 12,706
Employment 11,555 11,772 12,111 12,363 12,623 12,769 12,818 12,641 12,332
Unemployment 443 419 425 377 324 381 315 307 374
Unemployment Rate 3.7 3.4 3.4 3.0 2.5 2.9 2.4 2.4 2.9
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2018 benchmark.
AUBURN CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 30,012 30,323 30,468 30,548 30,703 30,020 29,914 30,504 30,312
Employment 28,821 29,228 29,320 29,646 29,873 28,971 29,061 29,703 29,328
Unemployment 1,191 1,095 1,148 902 830 1,049 853 801 984
Unemployment Rate 4.0 3.6 3.8 3.0 2.7 3.5 2.9 2.6 3.2
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2018 benchmark.
BESSEMER CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 9,810 9,836 9,901 9,900 9,923 9,997 10,013 9,971 9,919
Employment 9,263 9,341 9,421 9,481 9,581 9,536 9,605 9,592 9,478
Unemployment 547 495 480 419 342 461 408 379 441
Unemployment Rate 5.6 5.0 4.8 4.2 3.4 4.6 4.1 3.8 4.4
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2018 benchmark.
BIRMINGHAM CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 92,956 93,345 93,881 94,028 94,601 94,836 95,122 94,739 94,188
Employment 88,354 89,096 89,866 90,433 91,393 90,963 91,621 91,499 90,403
Unemployment 4,602 4,249 4,015 3,595 3,208 3,873 3,501 3,240 3,785
Unemployment Rate 5.0 4.6 4.3 3.8 3.4 4.1 3.7 3.4 4.0
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2018 benchmark.
DAPHNE CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 11,998 12,191 12,536 12,740 12,947 13,150 13,133 12,948 12,706
Employment 11,555 11,772 12,111 12,363 12,623 12,769 12,818 12,641 12,332
Unemployment 443 419 425 377 324 381 315 307 374
Unemployment Rate 3.7 3.4 3.4 3.0 2.5 2.9 2.4 2.4 2.9
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2018 benchmark.
DECATUR CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 26,814 26,907 27,028 27,151 27,461 27,693 27,682 27,656 27,300
Employment 25,807 25,995 26,168 26,364 26,791 26,819 26,922 26,962 26,479
Unemployment 1,007 912 860 787 670 874 760 694 821
Unemployment Rate 3.8 3.4 3.2 2.9 2.4 3.2 2.7 2.5 3.0
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2018 benchmark.

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DOTHAN CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 29,428 29,611 29,854 29,979 30,075 30,152 30,228 30,165 29,937
Employment 28,087 28,386 28,667 28,930 29,166 29,068 29,296 29,295 28,862
Unemployment 1,341 1,225 1,187 1,049 909 1,084 932 870 1,075
Unemployment Rate 4.6 4.1 4.0 3.5 3.0 3.6 3.1 2.9 3.6
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2018 benchmark.
ENTERPRISE CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 10,751 10,955 11,139 11,269 11,246 11,295 11,326 11,351 11,167
Employment 10,221 10,466 10,699 10,852 10,924 10,922 11,020 11,040 10,768
Unemployment 530 489 440 417 322 373 306 311 399
Unemployment Rate 4.9 4.5 4.0 3.7 2.9 3.3 2.7 2.7 3.6
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2018 benchmark.
FLORENCE CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 17,892 18,089 18,262 18,318 18,445 18,370 18,388 18,483 18,281
Employment 17,069 17,323 17,503 17,672 17,861 17,651 17,748 17,905 17,592
Unemployment 823 766 759 646 584 719 640 578 689
Unemployment Rate 4.6 4.2 4.2 3.5 3.2 3.9 3.5 3.1 3.8
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2018 benchmark.
GADSDEN CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 13,575 13,638 13,785 13,841 13,846 13,913 13,815 13,807 13,778
Employment 12,820 12,926 13,082 13,208 13,320 13,253 13,240 13,278 13,141
Unemployment 755 712 703 633 526 660 575 529 637
Unemployment Rate 5.6 5.2 5.1 4.6 3.8 4.7 4.2 3.8 4.6
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2018 benchmark.
HOMEWOOD CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 14,171 14,288 14,393 14,425 14,536 14,526 14,576 14,543 14,433
Employment 13,782 13,898 14,018 14,106 14,256 14,189 14,291 14,272 14,102
Unemployment 389 390 375 319 280 337 285 271 331
Unemployment Rate 2.7 2.7 2.6 2.2 1.9 2.3 2.0 1.9 2.3
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2018 benchmark.

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HOOVER CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 45,343 45,546 45,884 46,025 46,356 46,322 46,470 46,393 46,042
Employment 43,881 44,251 44,635 44,918 45,399 45,186 45,514 45,450 44,904
Unemployment 1,462 1,295 1,249 1,107 957 1,136 956 943 1,138
Unemployment Rate 3.2 2.8 2.7 2.4 2.1 2.5 2.1 2.0 2.5
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2018 benchmark.
HUNTSVILLE CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 96,971 97,610 98,207 98,574 98,857 99,517 99,753 99,916 98,676
Employment 93,125 94,191 94,823 95,572 96,279 96,289 96,939 97,484 95,588
Unemployment 3,846 3,419 3,384 3,002 2,578 3,228 2,814 2,432 3,088
Unemployment Rate 4.0 3.5 3.4 3.0 2.6 3.2 2.8 2.4 3.1
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2018 benchmark.
MADISON CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 25,471 25,653 25,818 25,963 26,025 26,162 26,225 26,332 25,956
Employment 24,623 24,909 25,076 25,274 25,459 25,464 25,639 25,780 25,278
Unemployment 848 744 742 689 566 698 586 552 678
Unemployment Rate 3.3 2.9 2.9 2.7 2.2 2.7 2.2 2.1 2.6
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2018 benchmark.
MOBILE CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 86,060 86,806 86,948 87,665 87,731 87,686 87,458 87,600 87,244
Employment 81,361 82,116 82,672 83,621 84,278 83,663 83,869 84,283 83,233
Unemployment 4,699 4,690 4,276 4,044 3,453 4,023 3,589 3,317 4,011
Unemployment Rate 5.5 5.4 4.9 4.6 3.9 4.6 4.1 3.8 4.6
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2018 benchmark.
MONTGOMERY CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 91,992 92,877 93,280 93,861 94,420 94,259 94,388 94,438 93,690
Employment 87,882 89,046 89,672 90,527 91,609 90,936 91,423 91,662 90,345
Unemployment 4,110 3,831 3,608 3,334 2,811 3,323 2,965 2,776 3,345
Unemployment Rate 4.5 4.1 3.9 3.6 3.0 3.5 3.1 2.9 3.6
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2018 benchmark.
NORTHPORT CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 13,289 13,417 13,444 13,519 13,534 13,438 13,449 13,600 13,461
Employment 12,879 13,054 13,090 13,202 13,238 13,084 13,144 13,340 13,129
Unemployment 410 363 354 317 296 354 305 260 332
Unemployment Rate 3.1 2.7 2.6 2.3 2.2 2.6 2.3 1.9 2.5
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2018 benchmark.
OPELIKA CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 14,280 14,402 14,447 14,539 14,597 14,248 14,232 14,462 14,401
Employment 13,653 13,846 13,890 14,044 14,152 13,724 13,767 14,071 13,893
Unemployment 627 556 557 495 445 524 465 391 508
Unemployment Rate 4.4 3.9 3.9 3.4 3.0 3.7 3.3 2.7 3.5
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2018 benchmark.

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PHENIX CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 15,289 15,392 15,379 15,451 15,462 15,369 15,277 15,415 15,379
Employment 14,678 14,832 14,844 14,948 15,044 14,863 14,854 14,995 14,882
Unemployment 611 560 535 503 418 506 423 420 497
Unemployment Rate 4.0 3.6 3.5 3.3 2.7 3.3 2.8 2.7 3.2
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2018 benchmark.
PRATTVILLE CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 16,935 17,123 17,248 17,341 17,473 17,448 17,497 17,470 17,317
Employment 16,293 16,529 16,664 16,829 17,042 16,935 17,058 17,056 16,801
Unemployment 642 594 584 512 431 513 439 414 516
Unemployment Rate 3.8 3.5 3.4 3.0 2.5 2.9 2.5 2.4 3.0
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2018 benchmark.
PRICHARD CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 8,011 8,022 8,017 8,081 8,110 8,161 8,142 8,122 8,084
Employment 7,411 7,480 7,530 7,617 7,677 7,621 7,639 7,677 7,582
Unemployment 600 542 487 464 433 540 503 445 502
Unemployment Rate 7.5 6.8 6.1 5.7 5.3 6.6 6.2 5.5 6.2
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2018 benchmark.
SELMA CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 6,202 6,313 6,264 6,316 6,277 6,189 6,179 6,109 6,232
Employment 5,655 5,779 5,791 5,865 5,890 5,739 5,731 5,714 5,771
Unemployment 547 534 473 451 387 450 448 395 461
Unemployment Rate 8.8 8.5 7.6 7.1 6.2 7.3 7.3 6.5 7.4
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2018 benchmark.
TUSCALOOSA CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 47,267 47,682 47,797 47,889 47,979 47,783 47,757 48,226 47,798
Employment 45,181 45,795 45,921 46,312 46,438 45,900 46,109 46,796 46,057
Unemployment 2,086 1,887 1,876 1,577 1,541 1,883 1,648 1,430 1,741
Unemployment Rate 4.4 4.0 3.9 3.3 3.2 3.9 3.5 3.0 3.6
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2018 benchmark.
VESTAVIA HILLS CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG AVG
Civilian Labor Force 17,901 11,795 18,159 18,234 18,303 18,297 18,340 18,328 18,196
Employment 17,380 11,380 17,678 17,789 17,978 17,893 18,023 17,999 17,783
Unemployment 521 415 481 445 325 404 317 329 413
Unemployment Rate 2.9 3.5 2.6 2.4 1.8 2.2 1.7 1.8 2.3
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2018 benchmark.

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