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Metropolitan Year-to-Date Labor Force Estimates for 2018


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ANNISTON-OXFORD MSA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 45,094 45,700 45,998 46,226 46,221 47,029 46,882 46,165
Employment 42,983 43,432 43,919 44,301 44,150 44,279 44,444 43,930
Unemployment 2,111 2,268 2,079 1,925 2,071 2,750 2,438 2,235
Unemployment Rate 4.7 5.0 4.5 4.2 4.5 5.8 5.2 4.8
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
AUBURN-OPELIKA MSA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 72,685 74,098 74,342 74,832 74,319 74,006 73,739 74,003
Employment 69,981 71,305 71,662 72,513 71,790 70,480 70,700 71,204
Unemployment 2,704 2,793 2,680 2,319 2,529 3,526 3,039 2,799
Unemployment Rate 3.7 3.8 3.6 3.1 3.4 4.8 4.1 3.8
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
BIRMINGHAM-HOOVER MSA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 529,794 537,036 538,033 541,806 543,101 550,129 547,937 541,119
Employment 510,239 516,767 519,396 524,731 524,926 525,606 526,541 521,172
Unemployment 19,555 20,269 18,637 17,075 18,175 24,523 21,396 19,947
Unemployment Rate 3.7 3.8 3.5 3.2 3.3 4.5 3.9 3.7
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
DAPHNE-FAIRHOPE-FOLEY MSA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 88,942 90,682 93,054 94,607 95,399 98,459 98,123 94,181
Employment 85,381 87,014 89,763 91,701 92,316 94,288 94,506 90,710
Unemployment 3,561 3,668 3,291 2,906 3,083 4,171 3,617 3,471
Unemployment Rate 4.0 4.0 3.5 3.0 3.2 4.2 3.7 3.7
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
DECATUR MSA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 67,911 68,641 69,080 69,311 69,518 70,896 70,569 69,418
Employment 65,192 65,802 66,515 66,988 67,049 67,617 67,742 66,701
Unemployment 2,719 2,839 2,565 2,323 2,469 3,279 2,827 2,717
Unemployment Rate 4.0 4.1 3.7 3.4 3.6 4.6 4.0 3.9
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
DOTHAN MSA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 60,599 61,575 61,948 62,401 62,469 63,622 63,455 62,296
Employment 57,994 58,883 59,515 60,161 60,077 60,445 60,620 59,671
Unemployment 2,605 2,692 2,433 2,240 2,392 3,177 2,835 2,625
Unemployment Rate 4.3 4.4 3.9 3.6 3.8 5.0 4.5 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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FLORENCE-MUSCLE SHOALS MSA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 63,407 64,249 64,707 65,342 64,974 66,046 65,690 64,916
Employment 60,416 61,273 62,008 62,844 62,338 62,426 62,380 61,955
Unemployment 2,991 2,976 2,699 2,498 2,636 3,620 3,310 2,961
Unemployment Rate 4.7 4.6 4.2 3.8 4.1 5.5 5.0 4.6
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
GADSDEN MSA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 42,272 42,813 43,120 43,349 43,378 43,931 43,517 43,197
Employment 40,460 40,904 41,385 41,777 41,705 41,700 41,555 41,355
Unemployment 1,812 1,909 1,735 1,572 1,673 2,231 1,962 1,842
Unemployment Rate 4.3 4.5 4.0 3.6 3.9 5.1 4.5 4.3
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
HUNTSVILLE MSA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 215,251 219,821 220,191 221,779 220,327 223,941 224,512 220,832
Employment 207,445 211,688 212,745 215,043 213,162 214,189 215,794 212,867
Unemployment 7,806 8,133 7,446 6,736 7,165 9,752 8,718 7,965
Unemployment Rate 3.6 3.7 3.4 3.0 3.3 4.4 3.9 3.6
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
MOBILE MSA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 184,627 186,007 186,454 188,708 187,778 190,233 188,959 187,538
Employment 175,446 176,516 177,803 180,761 179,520 179,353 178,801 178,314
Unemployment 9,181 9,491 8,651 7,947 8,258 10,880 10,158 9,224
Unemployment Rate 5.0 5.1 4.6 4.2 4.4 5.7 5.4 4.9
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
MONTGOMERY MSA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 170,257 172,088 172,142 172,700 173,357 176,068 175,147 173,108
Employment 163,510 165,015 165,629 166,748 167,075 167,690 167,616 166,183
Unemployment 6,747 7,073 6,513 5,952 6,282 8,378 7,531 6,925
Unemployment Rate 4.0 4.1 3.8 3.4 3.6 4.8 4.3 4.0
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2017 benchmark.
TUSCALOOSA MSA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AVG
Civilian Labor Force 112,586 114,163 114,919 115,286 115,082 113,408 112,544 113,998
Employment 108,170 109,624 110,728 111,565 110,542 107,517 107,292 109,348
Unemployment 4,416 4,539 4,191 3,721 4,540 5,891 5,252 4,650
Unemployment Rate 3.9 4.0 3.6 3.2 3.9 5.2 4.7 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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