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Workforce Statistics

Current Unemployment Rates

  Alabama
DeKalb County
 Civilian Labor Force  2,208,896  28,932
 Employment  2,080,139  27,315
 Unemployment     128,757    1,617
Available Labor Pool      8,068
 Unemplyment Rate        5.8%     5.6%
Source: Alabama Department of Labor- Seasonally Adjusted. Available Labor Pool equals Underemployed plus Unemployed.
These Statistics are updated monthly. Last updated April 2017.

 Unemployment rates

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Underemployment Rates

 Source: 2016 State of the Workforce Report X, Alabama Dept. of Labor
  Dekalb County
Region 2
 Underemployed Workers  6,451  86,101
 Underemployment Rate 2016  23.9%  23.1%
 

Labor Force in Surrounding counties

 County Civilian Labor Force
Unemployment
Unemployment Rate
 Jackson  23,555  1,340  5.7%
 Cherokee  11,325     540  4.8%
Marshall  41,935  2,006  4.8%
Etowah  44,731  2,468  5.5%
Dade (GA)    8,244     414  5.0%
Walker (GA)  30,582   1,532  5.0%
Chattooga (GA)  10,744      573  5.3%
Georgia  5,010,813  267,370  5.3%
Source: Alabama Department of Labor; Georgia Department of Labor (Seasonaly Adjusted). These statistics are updated Monthly.
Last updated: April 2017

Union Representation

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: 28,932
Union Presence: 0

Last Updated: April 2017

Commuting Patterns

CommutingInfoGraph2015a            Total All Jobs: 26,330                                                           Total All Jobs: 20,377

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, OnTheMap Application (2013 current data) and venngage.com. Only the top four counties of all total jobs are demonstrated. 
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CONTACT US

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