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County Year-to-Date Labor Force Estimates for 2018


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AUTAUGA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 25,544 25,854 25,879 25,957 26,078 26,504 26,407 26,180 26,264 26,438 26,111
Employment 24,598 24,861 24,963 25,122 25,191 25,309 25,383 25,175 25,343 25,501 25,145
Unemployment 946 993 916 835 887 1,195 1,024 1,005 921 937 966
Unemployment Rate 3.7 3.8 3.5 3.2 3.4 4.5 3.9 3.8 3.5 3.5 3.7
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
BALDWIN JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 88,942 90,682 93,054 94,607 95,399 98,459 98,009 96,201 94,469 94,177 94,400
Employment 85,381 87,014 89,763 91,701 92,316 94,288 94,402 92,677 91,241 90,869 90,965
Unemployment 3,561 3,668 3,291 2,906 3,083 4,171 3,607 3,524 3,228 3,308 3,435
Unemployment Rate 4.0 4.0 3.5 3.1 3.2 4.2 3.7 3.7 3.4 3.5 3.6
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
BARBOUR JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 7,945 8,051 8,065 8,098 8,275 8,446 8,456 8,558 8,591 8,537 8,302
Employment 7,504 7,594 7,650 7,705 7,859 7,888 7,940 8,074 8,155 8,104 7,847
Unemployment 441 457 415 393 416 558 516 484 436 433 455
Unemployment Rate 5.6 5.7 5.1 4.9 5.0 6.6 6.1 5.7 5.1 5.1 5.5
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
BIBB JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 8,411 8,536 8,539 8,608 8,657 8,755 8,756 8,637 8,644 8,727 8,627
Employment 8,078 8,187 8,222 8,308 8,311 8,330 8,377 8,283 8,311 8,361 8,277
Unemployment 333 349 317 300 346 425 379 354 333 366 350
Unemployment Rate 4.0 4.1 3.7 3.5 4.0 4.9 4.3 4.1 3.9 4.2 4.1
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
BLOUNT JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 24,115 24,524 24,577 24,732 24,844 25,257 25,281 24,972 25,024 25,064 24,839
Employment 23,237 23,617 23,737 23,963 24,015 24,121 24,316 24,013 24,151 24,180 23,935
Unemployment 878 907 840 769 829 1,136 965 959 873 884 904
Unemployment Rate 3.6 3.7 3.4 3.1 3.3 4.5 3.8 3.8 3.5 3.5 3.6
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
BULLOCK JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 4,691 4,712 4,693 4,701 4,752 4,885 4,994 4,888 5,064 4,957 4,834
Employment 4,446 4,498 4,495 4,515 4,571 4,648 4,763 4,638 4,812 4,702 4,609
Unemployment 245 214 198 186 181 237 231 250 252 255 225
Unemployment Rate 5.2 4.5 4.2 4.0 3.8 4.9 4.6 5.1 5.0 5.1 4.7
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
BUTLER JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 8,741 8,727 8,750 8,823 8,831 8,987 9,024 8,979 9,024 9,015 8,891
Employment 8,278 8,262 8,327 8,441 8,435 8,463 8,495 8,531 8,625 8,609 8,447
Unemployment 463 465 423 382 396 524 529 448 399 406 444
Unemployment Rate 5.3 5.3 4.8 4.3 4.5 5.8 5.9 5.0 4.4 4.5 5.0
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.

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CALHOUN JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 45,094 45,700 45,998 46,226 46,221 47,029 46,808 46,354 46,056 46,382 46,187
Employment 42,983 43,432 43,919 44,301 44,150 44,279 44,378 44,093 43,961 44,304 43,980
Unemployment 2,111 2,268 2,079 1,925 2,071 2,750 2,430 2,261 2,095 2,078 2,207
Unemployment Rate 4.7 5.0 4.5 4.2 4.5 5.8 5.2 4.9 4.5 4.5 4.8
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
CHAMBERS JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 15,082 15,090 15,057 15,198 15,344 15,396 15,366 15,297 15,410 15,562 15,281
Employment 14,489 14,454 14,489 14,666 14,760 14,646 14,653 14,658 14,818 14,962 14,660
Unemployment 593 636 568 532 584 750 713 639 592 600 621
Unemployment Rate 3.9 4.2 3.8 3.5 3.8 4.9 4.6 4.2 3.8 3.9 4.1
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
CHEROKEE JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 10,818 11,053 11,140 11,217 11,271 11,455 11,280 11,528 11,620 11,640 11,303
Employment 10,394 10,616 10,750 10,870 10,889 10,895 10,828 11,086 11,223 11,244 10,880
Unemployment 424 437 390 347 382 560 452 442 397 396 423
Unemployment Rate 3.9 4.0 3.5 3.1 3.4 4.9 4.0 3.8 3.4 3.4 3.7
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
CHILTON JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 18,865 19,186 19,165 19,306 19,389 19,698 19,739 19,424 19,522 19,548 19,385
Employment 18,147 18,433 18,491 18,683 18,706 18,797 18,971 18,686 18,855 18,867 18,664
Unemployment 718 753 674 623 683 901 768 738 667 681 721
Unemployment Rate 3.8 3.9 3.5 3.2 3.5 4.6 3.9 3.8 3.4 3.5 3.7
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
CHOCTAW JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 4,244 4,311 4,344 4,321 4,548 4,643 4,611 4,494 4,593 4,593 4,471
Employment 3,966 4,031 4,091 4,093 4,298 4,321 4,325 4,232 4,346 4,334 4,204
Unemployment 278 280 253 228 250 322 286 262 247 259 267
Unemployment Rate 6.6 6.5 5.8 5.3 5.5 6.9 6.2 5.8 5.4 5.6 6.0
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
CLARKE JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 7,569 7,574 7,604 7,560 7,587 7,778 7,746 7,528 7,537 7,563 7,604
Employment 6,956 6,968 7,047 7,063 7,063 7,059 7,046 6,910 6,991 7,029 7,013
Unemployment 613 606 557 497 524 719 700 618 546 534 591
Unemployment Rate 8.1 8.0 7.3 6.6 6.9 9.2 9.0 8.2 7.2 7.1 7.8
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
CLAY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 5,617 5,788 5,835 5,829 5,919 6,016 5,997 6,010 6,116 6,114 5,924
Employment 5,384 5,553 5,582 5,627 5,709 5,731 5,747 5,755 5,884 5,867 5,684
Unemployment 233 235 253 202 210 285 250 255 232 247 240
Unemployment Rate 4.1 4.1 4.3 3.5 3.5 4.7 4.2 4.2 3.8 4.0 4.1
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.

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CLEBURNE JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 5,544 5,567 5,579 5,621 5,716 5,858 5,958 5,750 5,833 5,751 5,717
Employment 5,290 5,314 5,353 5,404 5,483 5,543 5,667 5,491 5,585 5,524 5,465
Unemployment 254 253 226 217 233 315 291 259 248 227 252
Unemployment Rate 4.6 4.5 4.1 3.9 4.1 5.4 4.9 4.5 4.3 3.9 4.4
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
COFFEE JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 20,304 20,335 20,325 20,537 20,500 20,814 20,777 20,832 21,031 20,975 20,643
Employment 19,468 19,468 19,547 19,819 19,734 19,754 19,889 19,943 20,221 20,150 19,799
Unemployment 836 867 778 718 766 1,060 888 889 810 825 844
Unemployment Rate 4.1 4.3 3.8 3.5 3.7 5.1 4.3 4.3 3.9 3.9 4.1
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
COLBERT JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 22,553 22,851 22,976 23,209 23,047 23,410 23,248 23,140 23,376 23,703 23,151
Employment 21,410 21,699 21,939 22,246 22,051 22,080 22,024 22,000 22,359 22,661 22,047
Unemployment 1,143 1,152 1,037 963 996 1,330 1,224 1,140 1,017 1,042 1,104
Unemployment Rate 5.1 5.0 4.5 4.1 4.3 5.7 5.3 4.9 4.4 4.4 4.8
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
CONECUH JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 4,299 4,398 4,418 4,461 4,466 4,572 4,568 4,592 4,619 4,577 4,497
Employment 4,068 4,153 4,191 4,242 4,242 4,280 4,304 4,341 4,381 4,347 4,255
Unemployment 231 245 227 219 224 292 264 251 238 230 242
Unemployment Rate 5.4 5.6 5.1 4.9 5.0 6.4 5.8 5.5 5.2 5.0 5.4
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
COOSA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 4,242 4,265 4,277 4,309 4,402 4,460 4,447 4,525 4,555 4,572 4,405
Employment 4,054 4,075 4,099 4,147 4,222 4,228 4,239 4,334 4,379 4,394 4,217
Unemployment 188 190 178 162 180 232 208 191 176 178 188
Unemployment Rate 4.4 4.5 4.2 3.8 4.1 5.2 4.7 4.2 3.9 3.9 4.3
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
COVINGTON JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 15,080 15,262 15,298 15,424 15,592 15,935 15,978 15,700 15,956 15,815 15,604
Employment 14,325 14,492 14,616 14,786 14,952 15,070 15,166 14,923 15,217 15,060 14,861
Unemployment 755 770 682 638 640 865 812 777 739 755 743
Unemployment Rate 5.0 5.0 4.5 4.1 4.1 5.4 5.1 4.9 4.6 4.8 4.8
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
CRENSHAW JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 6,183 6,280 6,317 6,324 6,297 6,446 6,554 6,387 6,550 6,433 6,377
Employment 5,916 6,006 6,065 6,109 6,071 6,135 6,258 6,107 6,296 6,184 6,115
Unemployment 267 274 252 215 226 311 296 280 254 249 262
Unemployment Rate 4.3 4.4 4.0 3.4 3.6 4.8 4.5 4.4 3.9 3.9 4.1
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.

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CULLMAN JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 37,008 37,413 37,584 37,927 37,775 38,339 38,164 37,862 38,360 38,468 37,890
Employment 35,718 36,080 36,383 36,857 36,604 36,741 36,817 36,560 37,178 37,254 36,619
Unemployment 1,290 1,333 1,201 1,070 1,171 1,598 1,347 1,302 1,182 1,214 1,271
Unemployment Rate 3.5 3.6 3.2 2.8 3.1 4.2 3.5 3.4 3.1 3.2 3.4
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
DALE JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 19,564 19,898 19,975 20,040 19,980 20,264 20,264 20,117 20,217 20,208 20,053
Employment 18,705 19,011 19,143 19,315 19,197 19,210 19,323 19,214 19,385 19,386 19,189
Unemployment 859 887 832 725 783 1,054 941 903 832 822 864
Unemployment Rate 4.4 4.5 4.2 3.6 3.9 5.2 4.6 4.5 4.1 4.1 4.3
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
DALLAS JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 14,432 14,692 14,680 14,790 14,669 14,873 14,876 14,827 14,976 14,920 14,774
Employment 13,469 13,717 13,820 13,980 13,822 13,657 13,636 13,696 13,943 13,970 13,771
Unemployment 963 975 860 810 847 1,216 1,240 1,131 1,033 950 1,003
Unemployment Rate 6.7 6.6 5.9 5.5 5.8 8.2 8.3 7.6 6.9 6.4 6.8
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
DEKALB JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 28,049 29,009 29,138 29,337 29,658 30,654 30,599 30,213 30,677 30,536 29,787
Employment 26,868 27,809 28,009 28,358 28,620 28,892 29,384 29,052 29,623 29,458 28,607
Unemployment 1,181 1,200 1,129 979 1,038 1,762 1,215 1,161 1,054 1,078 1,180
Unemployment Rate 4.2 4.1 3.9 3.3 3.5 5.7 4.0 3.8 3.4 3.5 4.0
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
ELMORE JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 36,819 37,217 37,248 37,352 37,520 38,052 37,886 37,641 37,679 37,983 37,540
Employment 35,482 35,831 35,995 36,223 36,316 36,451 36,506 36,262 36,426 36,724 36,222
Unemployment 1,337 1,386 1,253 1,129 1,204 1,601 1,380 1,379 1,253 1,259 1,318
Unemployment Rate 3.6 3.7 3.4 3.0 3.2 4.2 3.6 3.7 3.3 3.3 3.5
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
ESCAMBIA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 14,100 14,386 14,445 14,560 14,676 14,944 14,876 14,677 14,783 14,868 14,631
Employment 13,434 13,676 13,808 13,975 14,067 14,096 14,086 13,953 14,128 14,211 13,943
Unemployment 666 710 637 585 609 848 790 724 655 657 688
Unemployment Rate 4.7 4.9 4.4 4.0 4.1 5.7 5.3 4.9 4.4 4.4 4.7
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
ETOWAH JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 42,272 42,813 43,120 43,349 43,378 43,931 43,545 42,944 43,229 43,653 43,223
Employment 40,460 40,904 41,385 41,777 41,705 41,700 41,590 41,079 41,531 41,922 41,405
Unemployment 1,812 1,909 1,735 1,572 1,673 2,231 1,955 1,865 1,698 1,731 1,818
Unemployment Rate 4.3 4.5 4.0 3.6 3.9 5.1 4.5 4.3 3.9 4.0 4.2
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.

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FAYETTE JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 6,406 6,401 6,410 6,443 6,437 6,476 6,405 6,455 6,545 6,555 6,453
Employment 6,110 6,099 6,136 6,198 6,180 6,135 6,126 6,183 6,294 6,300 6,176
Unemployment 296 302 274 245 257 341 279 272 251 255 277
Unemployment Rate 4.6 4.7 4.3 3.8 4.0 5.3 4.4 4.2 3.8 3.9 4.3
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
FRANKLIN JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 13,768 13,988 14,053 14,130 13,864 14,095 13,991 14,144 14,315 14,362 14,072
Employment 13,215 13,433 13,532 13,681 13,352 13,387 13,399 13,592 13,810 13,864 13,527
Unemployment 553 555 521 449 512 708 592 552 505 498 545
Unemployment Rate 4.0 4.0 3.7 3.2 3.7 5.0 4.2 3.9 3.5 3.5 3.9
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
GENEVA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 10,480 10,714 10,759 10,828 10,869 11,121 11,168 10,974 11,179 10,963 10,906
Employment 10,030 10,253 10,341 10,445 10,462 10,595 10,719 10,525 10,769 10,539 10,468
Unemployment 450 461 418 383 407 526 449 449 410 424 438
Unemployment Rate 4.3 4.3 3.9 3.5 3.7 4.7 4.0 4.1 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.
GREENE JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 2,750 2,790 2,805 2,823 2,863 2,865 2,850 2,866 2,889 2,886 2,839
Employment 2,561 2,596 2,624 2,654 2,658 2,613 2,611 2,665 2,704 2,703 2,639
Unemployment 189 194 181 169 205 252 239 201 185 183 200
Unemployment Rate 6.9 7.0 6.5 6.0 7.2 8.8 8.4 7.0 6.4 6.3 7.0
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
HALE JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 5,870 6,014 5,992 6,011 6,035 6,048 6,091 6,056 6,242 6,208 6,057
Employment 5,555 5,682 5,704 5,750 5,719 5,642 5,720 5,737 5,958 5,913 5,738
Unemployment 315 332 288 261 316 406 371 319 284 295 319
Unemployment Rate 5.4 5.5 4.8 4.3 5.2 6.7 6.1 5.3 4.5 4.8 5.3
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
HENRY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 6,514 6,653 6,685 6,724 6,746 6,903 6,902 6,815 6,844 6,766 6,756
Employment 6,213 6,325 6,399 6,463 6,466 6,517 6,545 6,480 6,553 6,474 6,444
Unemployment 301 328 286 261 280 386 357 335 291 292 312
Unemployment Rate 4.6 4.9 4.3 3.9 4.2 5.6 5.2 4.9 4.3 4.3 4.6
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
HOUSTON JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 43,605 44,208 44,504 44,849 44,854 45,598 45,305 44,944 45,088 44,952 44,791
Employment 41,751 42,305 42,775 43,253 43,149 43,333 43,284 43,001 43,270 43,107 42,923
Unemployment 1,854 1,903 1,729 1,596 1,705 2,265 2,021 1,943 1,818 1,845 1,868
Unemployment Rate 4.3 4.3 3.9 3.6 3.8 5.0 4.5 4.3 4.0 4.1 4.2
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.

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JACKSON JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 22,549 22,839 22,927 23,098 23,068 23,527 23,443 23,397 23,646 23,618 23,211
Employment 21,550 21,797 21,988 22,252 22,205 22,319 22,346 22,393 22,720 22,703 22,227
Unemployment 999 1,042 939 846 863 1,208 1,097 1,004 926 915 984
Unemployment Rate 4.4 4.6 4.1 3.7 3.7 5.1 4.7 4.3 3.9 3.9 4.2
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
JEFFERSON JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 306,504 310,509 311,021 313,214 313,876 317,904 317,146 313,783 312,795 315,801 313,256
Employment 294,657 298,247 299,745 302,867 302,882 303,126 304,097 301,429 301,326 304,161 301,254
Unemployment 11,847 12,262 11,276 10,347 10,994 14,778 13,049 12,354 11,469 11,640 12,002
Unemployment Rate 3.9 3.9 3.6 3.3 3.5 4.6 4.1 3.9 3.7 3.7 3.8
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
LAMAR JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 5,598 5,699 5,722 5,727 5,686 5,748 5,706 5,679 5,778 5,778 5,712
Employment 5,374 5,468 5,510 5,535 5,477 5,466 5,467 5,452 5,560 5,558 5,487
Unemployment 224 231 212 192 209 282 239 227 218 220 225
Unemployment Rate 4.0 4.1 3.7 3.4 3.7 4.9 4.2 4.0 3.8 3.8 3.9
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
LAUDERDALE JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 40,854 41,398 41,731 42,133 41,927 42,636 42,320 42,178 42,553 43,015 42,074
Employment 39,006 39,574 40,069 40,598 40,287 40,346 40,243 40,251 40,831 41,346 40,255
Unemployment 1,848 1,824 1,662 1,535 1,640 2,290 2,077 1,927 1,722 1,669 1,819
Unemployment Rate 4.5 4.4 4.0 3.6 3.9 5.4 4.9 4.6 4.0 3.9 4.3
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
LAWRENCE JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 13,456 13,636 13,720 13,758 13,812 14,138 14,090 13,955 13,959 14,047 13,858
Employment 12,847 13,000 13,139 13,227 13,255 13,393 13,451 13,351 13,408 13,504 13,258
Unemployment 609 636 581 531 557 745 639 604 551 543 600
Unemployment Rate 4.5 4.7 4.2 3.9 4.0 5.3 4.5 4.3 3.9 3.9 4.3
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
LEE JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 72,685 74,098 74,342 74,832 74,319 74,006 73,175 73,830 74,918 75,810 74,201
Employment 69,981 71,305 71,662 72,513 71,790 70,480 70,147 70,944 72,285 73,197 71,430
Unemployment 2,704 2,793 2,680 2,319 2,529 3,526 3,028 2,886 2,633 2,613 2,771
Unemployment Rate 3.7 3.8 3.6 3.1 3.4 4.8 4.1 3.9 3.5 3.4 3.7
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
LIMESTONE JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 40,878 41,762 41,790 42,056 41,796 42,531 42,673 42,639 42,544 43,318 42,198
Employment 39,303 40,144 40,326 40,761 40,422 40,661 41,036 41,057 41,104 41,849 40,666
Unemployment 1,575 1,618 1,464 1,295 1,374 1,870 1,637 1,582 1,440 1,469 1,532
Unemployment Rate 3.9 3.9 3.5 3.1 3.3 4.4 3.8 3.7 3.4 3.4 3.6
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.

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LOWNDES JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 3,672 3,711 3,696 3,708 3,718 3,829 3,852 3,773 3,806 3,790 3,756
Employment 3,397 3,438 3,442 3,466 3,475 3,500 3,529 3,477 3,532 3,533 3,479
Unemployment 275 273 254 242 243 329 323 296 274 257 277
Unemployment Rate 7.5 7.4 6.9 6.5 6.5 8.6 8.4 7.8 7.2 6.8 7.4
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
MACON JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 7,719 7,774 7,776 7,809 7,712 7,824 7,783 7,874 7,956 8,006 7,824
Employment 7,310 7,364 7,381 7,462 7,324 7,255 7,243 7,397 7,513 7,576 7,383
Unemployment 409 410 395 347 388 569 540 477 443 430 441
Unemployment Rate 5.3 5.3 5.1 4.4 5.0 7.3 6.9 6.1 5.6 5.4 5.6
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
MADISON JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 174,373 178,059 178,401 179,723 178,531 181,410 181,821 181,855 180,995 184,837 180,000
Employment 168,142 171,544 172,419 174,282 172,740 173,528 174,771 175,261 174,900 178,644 173,623
Unemployment 6,231 6,515 5,982 5,441 5,791 7,882 7,050 6,594 6,095 6,193 6,377
Unemployment Rate 3.6 3.7 3.4 3.0 3.2 4.3 3.9 3.6 3.4 3.4 3.5
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
MARENGO JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 7,378 7,478 7,473 7,527 7,522 7,663 7,647 7,516 7,619 7,608 7,543
Employment 6,969 7,057 7,106 7,195 7,157 7,184 7,217 7,120 7,245 7,233 7,148
Unemployment 409 421 367 332 365 479 430 396 374 375 395
Unemployment Rate 5.5 5.6 4.9 4.4 4.9 6.3 5.6 5.3 4.9 4.9 5.2
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
MARION JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 12,280 12,444 12,508 12,526 12,547 12,758 12,652 12,671 12,921 12,874 12,618
Employment 11,756 11,893 11,996 12,086 12,063 12,114 12,103 12,144 12,422 12,365 12,094
Unemployment 524 551 512 440 484 644 549 527 499 509 524
Unemployment Rate 4.3 4.4 4.1 3.5 3.9 5.0 4.3 4.2 3.9 4.0 4.2
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
MARSHALL JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 41,341 41,903 42,128 42,420 42,562 43,185 43,167 42,811 43,112 43,265 42,590
Employment 39,867 40,340 40,731 41,162 41,197 41,348 41,579 41,296 41,705 41,844 41,107
Unemployment 1,474 1,563 1,397 1,258 1,365 1,837 1,588 1,515 1,407 1,421 1,483
Unemployment Rate 3.6 3.7 3.3 3.0 3.2 4.3 3.7 3.5 3.3 3.3 3.5
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
MOBILE JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 184,627 186,007 186,454 188,708 187,778 190,233 188,967 187,395 188,009 190,214 187,839
Employment 175,446 176,516 177,803 180,761 179,520 179,353 178,836 178,120 179,422 181,737 178,751
Unemployment 9,181 9,491 8,651 7,947 8,258 10,880 10,131 9,275 8,587 8,477 9,088
Unemployment Rate 5.0 5.1 4.6 4.2 4.4 5.7 5.4 4.9 4.6 4.5 4.8
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.

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MONROE JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 6,959 7,079 7,055 7,074 7,047 7,234 7,189 7,158 7,195 7,149 7,114
Employment 6,504 6,603 6,608 6,676 6,631 6,657 6,684 6,685 6,778 6,726 6,655
Unemployment 455 476 447 398 416 577 505 473 417 423 459
Unemployment Rate 6.5 6.7 6.3 5.6 5.9 8.0 7.0 6.6 5.8 5.9 6.5
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
MONTGOMERY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 104,222 105,306 105,319 105,683 106,041 107,683 107,332 106,331 106,482 107,542 106,194
Employment 100,033 100,885 101,229 101,937 102,093 102,430 102,551 101,787 102,330 103,318 101,859
Unemployment 4,189 4,421 4,090 3,746 3,948 5,253 4,781 4,544 4,152 4,224 4,335
Unemployment Rate 4.0 4.2 3.9 3.5 3.7 4.9 4.5 4.3 3.9 3.9 4.1
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
MORGAN JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 54,455 55,005 55,360 55,553 55,706 56,758 56,445 56,099 55,916 56,640 55,794
Employment 52,345 52,802 53,376 53,761 53,794 54,224 54,267 54,019 54,010 54,723 53,732
Unemployment 2,110 2,203 1,984 1,792 1,912 2,534 2,178 2,080 1,906 1,917 2,062
Unemployment Rate 3.9 4.0 3.6 3.2 3.4 4.5 3.9 3.7 3.4 3.4 3.7
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
PERRY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 3,251 3,341 3,331 3,351 3,385 3,486 3,536 3,420 3,500 3,437 3,404
Employment 3,035 3,127 3,123 3,163 3,158 3,167 3,231 3,162 3,278 3,233 3,168
Unemployment 216 214 208 188 227 319 305 258 222 204 236
Unemployment Rate 6.6 6.4 6.2 5.6 6.7 9.2 8.6 7.5 6.3 5.9 6.9
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
PICKENS JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 7,673 7,833 7,844 7,859 7,860 7,841 7,803 7,846 7,986 8,045 7,859
Employment 7,313 7,445 7,504 7,560 7,506 7,343 7,366 7,485 7,658 7,707 7,489
Unemployment 360 388 340 299 354 498 437 361 328 338 370
Unemployment Rate 4.7 5.0 4.3 3.8 4.5 6.4 5.6 4.6 4.1 4.2 4.7
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
PIKE JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 15,107 15,438 15,522 15,648 15,310 15,566 15,544 15,253 15,405 15,601 15,440
Employment 14,389 14,734 14,823 15,037 14,689 14,662 14,745 14,515 14,741 14,930 14,727
Unemployment 718 704 699 611 621 904 799 738 664 671 713
Unemployment Rate 4.8 4.6 4.5 3.9 4.1 5.8 5.1 4.8 4.3 4.3 4.6
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
RANDOLPH JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 9,173 9,547 9,608 9,638 9,530 9,683 9,643 9,542 9,664 9,663 9,569
Employment 8,784 9,145 9,235 9,301 9,169 9,198 9,221 9,122 9,290 9,277 9,174
Unemployment 389 402 373 337 361 485 422 420 374 386 395
Unemployment Rate 4.2 4.2 3.9 3.5 3.8 5.0 4.4 4.4 3.9 4.0 4.1
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.

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RUSSELL JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 23,282 23,462 23,530 23,653 23,700 24,020 24,058 23,861 23,885 24,208 23,766
Employment 22,272 22,442 22,607 22,819 22,783 22,794 22,977 22,832 22,959 23,248 22,773
Unemployment 1,010 1,020 923 834 917 1,226 1,081 1,029 926 960 993
Unemployment Rate 4.3 4.3 3.9 3.5 3.9 5.1 4.5 4.3 3.9 4.0 4.2
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
ST. CLAIR JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 38,576 39,140 39,226 39,467 39,563 40,102 40,011 39,619 39,529 39,818 39,505
Employment 37,156 37,656 37,859 38,239 38,269 38,333 38,499 38,140 38,167 38,444 38,076
Unemployment 1,420 1,484 1,367 1,228 1,294 1,769 1,512 1,479 1,362 1,374 1,429
Unemployment Rate 3.7 3.8 3.5 3.1 3.3 4.4 3.8 3.7 3.4 3.5 3.6
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
SHELBY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 108,493 109,941 110,271 111,121 111,323 112,533 112,203 111,217 110,889 111,881 110,987
Employment 105,282 106,598 107,158 108,259 108,289 108,392 108,753 107,810 107,766 108,736 107,704
Unemployment 3,211 3,343 3,113 2,862 3,034 4,141 3,450 3,407 3,123 3,145 3,283
Unemployment Rate 3.0 3.0 2.8 2.6 2.7 3.7 3.1 3.1 2.8 2.8 3.0
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
SUMTER JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 4,713 4,748 4,754 4,770 4,795 4,907 4,896 4,815 4,919 4,908 4,823
Employment 4,430 4,462 4,475 4,514 4,511 4,510 4,520 4,528 4,661 4,646 4,526
Unemployment 283 286 279 256 284 397 376 287 258 262 297
Unemployment Rate 6.0 6.0 5.9 5.4 5.9 8.1 7.7 6.0 5.2 5.3 6.2
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
TALLADEGA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 34,144 33,983 34,052 34,209 34,998 35,523 35,258 35,384 35,480 35,919 34,895
Employment 32,561 32,343 32,596 32,869 33,596 33,648 33,596 33,828 34,082 34,497 33,362
Unemployment 1,583 1,640 1,456 1,340 1,402 1,875 1,662 1,556 1,398 1,422 1,533
Unemployment Rate 4.6 4.8 4.3 3.9 4.0 5.3 4.7 4.4 3.9 4.0 4.4
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
TALLAPOOSA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 17,832 17,798 17,899 18,046 18,122 18,429 18,393 18,171 18,099 18,077 18,087
Employment 17,082 17,024 17,175 17,387 17,406 17,488 17,527 17,389 17,386 17,324 17,319
Unemployment 750 774 724 659 716 941 866 782 713 753 768
Unemployment Rate 4.2 4.3 4.0 3.7 4.0 5.1 4.7 4.3 3.9 4.2 4.2
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
TUSCALOOSA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 99,043 100,316 101,083 101,416 101,187 99,519 98,365 100,411 101,010 102,881 100,523
Employment 95,302 96,497 97,520 98,255 97,317 94,532 93,941 96,514 97,541 99,422 96,684
Unemployment 3,741 3,819 3,563 3,161 3,870 4,987 4,424 3,897 3,469 3,459 3,839
Unemployment Rate 3.8 3.8 3.5 3.1 3.8 5.0 4.5 3.9 3.4 3.4 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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WALKER JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 24,830 25,200 25,234 25,358 25,449 25,880 25,824 25,558 25,460 25,608 25,440
Employment 23,682 24,029 24,184 24,412 24,454 24,507 24,623 24,408 24,413 24,555 24,327
Unemployment 1,148 1,171 1,050 946 995 1,373 1,201 1,150 1,047 1,053 1,113
Unemployment Rate 4.6 4.6 4.2 3.7 3.9 5.3 4.7 4.5 4.1 4.1 4.4
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
WASHINGTON JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 6,493 6,590 6,604 6,619 6,633 6,759 6,695 6,570 6,740 6,766 6,647
Employment 6,077 6,184 6,220 6,282 6,265 6,271 6,235 6,157 6,353 6,380 6,242
Unemployment 416 406 384 337 368 488 460 413 387 386 405
Unemployment Rate 6.4 6.2 5.8 5.1 5.5 7.2 6.9 6.3 5.7 5.7 6.1
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
WILCOX JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 2,756 2,795 2,750 2,744 2,743 2,850 2,892 2,765 2,762 2,738 2,779
Employment 2,469 2,502 2,493 2,509 2,500 2,527 2,568 2,482 2,507 2,496 2,505
Unemployment 287 293 257 235 243 323 324 283 255 242 274
Unemployment Rate 10.4 10.5 9.3 8.6 8.9 11.3 11.2 10.2 9.2 8.8 9.9
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
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WINSTON JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT AVG
Civilian Labor Force 9,413 9,521 9,577 9,633 9,782 9,994 9,887 9,813 9,957 9,972 9,755
Employment 8,977 9,064 9,173 9,273 9,412 9,484 9,440 9,395 9,555 9,566 9,334
Unemployment 436 457 404 360 370 510 447 418 402 406 421
Unemployment Rate 4.6 4.8 4.2 3.7 3.8 5.1 4.5 4.3 4.0 4.1 4.3
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.

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