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Workforce Statistics

Current Unemployment Rates

  Alabama
DeKalb County
 Civilian Labor Force  2,161,024  28,538
 Employment  2,080,339  27,329
 Unemployment       80,685    1,209
Available Labor Pool      8,183
 Unemplyment Rate        3.7%     4.2%
Source: Alabama Department of Labor- Seasonally Adjusted. Available Labor Pool equals Underemployed plus Unemployed.
These Statistics are updated monthly. Last updated April 2018.

 Unemployment rates

2017 UnemploymentChart

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  22,904  1,049  4.6%
 Cherokee  10,988     440  4.0%
Marshall  42,100  1,575  3.7%
Etowah  42,727  1,921  4.5%
Dade (GA)    8,521     366  4.3%
Walker (GA)  31,642   1,385  4.4%
Chattooga (GA)  10,884      531  4.9%
Georgia  5,115,780  227,684  4.5%
Source: Alabama Department of Labor; Georgia Department of Labor (Seasonaly Adjusted). These statistics are updated Monthly.
Last updated: April 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: 28,538
Union Presence: 0

Last Updated: April 2018

Commuting Patterns

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

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, OnTheMap Application (2016 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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