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Workforce Statistics

Current Unemployment Rates

  Alabama
DeKalb County
 Civilian Labor Force  2,222,944 30,469
 Employment  2,139,379 29,489
 Unemployment       83,565      980
DeKalb's Labor Pool      7,954
 Unemplyment Rate        3.7%     3.2%
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

Laborforce Un

Underemployment Rates

  DeKalb County
North AL Region
 Underemployed Workers  7,684  106,941
 Underemployment Rate 2018  27.5%  21.3%

Labor Force in Surrounding counties

 County Civilian Labor Force
Unemployment
Unemployment Rate
 Jackson  23,847     885  3.7%
 Cherokee  11,654     368  3.2%
Marshall  43,945  1,221  2.8%
Etowah  44,186  1,596  3.6%
Dade (GA)    8,228     249  3.0%
Walker (GA)  31,075   1,067  3.4%
Chattooga (GA)  10,390      356  3.4%
Georgia  5,1109,085  195,608  3.8%
Source: Alabama Department of Labor (Seasonally Adjusted); Georgia Department of Labor (Seasonaly Adjusted). These statistics are updated Monthly.
Last updated: May 2019

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.

 


Commuting Patterns

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Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, OnTheMap Application and Venngage.com
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CONTACT US

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