Current Unemployment Rates
|Civilian Labor Force||2,177,073||29,482|
|Available Labor Pool||8,017|
|Source: 2017 North Alabama Works XI Report, Alabama Dept. of Labor|
||North AL Region|
|Underemployment Rate 2017||25.5%||23.4%|
Labor Force in Surrounding counties
|County||Civilian Labor Force
This area is primarily a non-union pro-business community. Alabama is a “Right to Work” State.
Since 1970 there have only been three certification votes in the County and all three were defeated.
Labor Force: 29,482
Union Presence: 0
Total All Jobs: 26,330 Total All Jobs: 20,377