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Workforce Statistics

Current Unemployment Rates

  Alabama
DeKalb County
 Civilian Labor Force  2,196,500  30,604
 Employment  2,105,513  29,385
 Unemployment       90,987    1,219
Available Labor Pool      8,193
 Unemplyment Rate        4.1%     4.0%
Source: Alabama Department of Labor- Seasonally Adjusted. Available Labor Pool equals Underemployed plus Unemployed.
These Statistics are updated monthly. Last updated August 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  23,445  1,101  4.7%
 Cherokee  11,285     453  4.0%
Marshall  43,175  1,594  3.7%
Etowah  43,517  1,962  4.5%
Dade (GA)    8,559     334  3.9%
Walker (GA)  31,887   1,304  4.1%
Chattooga (GA)  10,659      436  4.1%
Georgia  5,155,355  210,613  4.1%
Source: Alabama Department of Labor (Seasonally Adjusted); Georgia Department of Labor (Seasonaly Adjusted). These statistics are updated Monthly.
Last updated: August 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: 30,604
Union Presence: 0

Last Updated: August 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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