Current Unemployment Rates
|Civilian Labor Force||2,207,857||30,616|
|Available Labor Pool||8,028|
|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: 30,616
Union Presence: 0