Current Unemployment Rates
|Civilian Labor Force||2,222,944||30,469|
|DeKalb's Labor Pool||7,954|
Source: Alabama Department of Labor- Seasonally Adjusted. Available Labor Pool equals Underemployed plus Unemployed.
These Statistics are updated monthly. Last updated May 2019.
Civilian Labor Force 2018
||North AL Region|
|Underemployment Rate 2018||27.5%||21.3%|
Labor Force in Surrounding counties
|County||Civilian Labor Force
Source: Alabama Department of Labor (Seasonally Adjusted); Georgia Department of Labor (Seasonaly Adjusted). These statistics are updated Monthly.
Last updated: May 2019
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.