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Workforce Statistics

Current Unemployment Rates

  Alabama
DeKalb County
 Civilian Labor Force  2,207,857 30,616
 Employment  2,117,027  29,562
 Unemployment       90,830    1,054
Available Labor Pool      8,028
 Unemplyment Rate        4.1%     3.4%
Source: Alabama Department of Labor- Seasonally Adjusted. Available Labor Pool equals Underemployed plus Unemployed.
These Statistics are updated monthly. Last updated October 2018.

 Unemployment rates

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Underemployment Rates

 Source: 2017 North Alabama Works XI Report, Alabama Dept. of Labor
  DeKalb County
North AL Region
 Underemployed Workers  6,974  116,643
 Underemployment Rate 2017  25.5%  23.4%
 

Labor Force in Surrounding counties

 County Civilian Labor Force
Unemployment
Unemployment Rate
 Jackson  23,630     934  4.0%
 Cherokee  11,597     398  3.4%
Marshall  43,057  1,408  3.3%
Etowah  43,267  1,699  3.9%
Dade (GA)    8,509     285  3.3%
Walker (GA)  31,467   1,141  3.6%
Chattooga (GA)  10,547      385  3.7%
Georgia  5,161,920  197,005  3.8%
Source: Alabama Department of Labor (Seasonally Adjusted); Georgia Department of Labor (Seasonaly Adjusted). These statistics are updated Monthly.
Last updated: October 2018

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: 30,616
Union Presence: 0

Last Updated: October 2018

Commuting Patterns

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