2014 Monthly Unemployment
ALABAMA SELECTED CITIES
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ALABASTER CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN AVG
Civilian Labor Force 16,759 16,755 16,853 16,636 16,644 16,788 16,739
Employment 16,007 15,954 16,093 15,984 15,975 15,989 16,000
Unemployment 752 801 760 652 669 799 739
Unemployment Rate 4.5 4.8 4.5 3.9 4.0 4.8 4.4
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2013 benchmark.
ANNISTON CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN AVG
Civilian Labor Force 8,484 8,535 8,601 8,386 8,340 8,374 8,453
Employment 7,721 7,709 7,771 7,728 7,653 7,624 7,701
Unemployment 763 826 830 658 687 750 752
Unemployment Rate 9.0 9.7 9.7 7.8 8.2 9.0 8.9
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2013 benchmark.
AUBURN CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN AVG
Civilian Labor Force 25,936 26,025 26,266 26,030 26,047 26,376 26,114
Employment 24,469 24,515 24,660 24,700 24,759 24,676 24,630
Unemployment 1,467 1,510 1,606 1,330 1,288 1,700 1,484
Unemployment Rate 5.7 5.8 6.1 5.1 4.9 6.4 5.7
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2013 benchmark.
BESSEMER CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN AVG
Civilian Labor Force 9,778 9,831 9,844 9,709 9,683 9,766 9,768
Employment 8,881 8,852 8,929 8,868 8,863 8,871 8,877
Unemployment 897 979 915 841 820 895 891
Unemployment Rate 9.2 10.0 9.3 8.7 8.5 9.2 9.1
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2013 benchmark.
BIRMINGHAM CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN AVG
Civilian Labor Force 88,913 89,141 89,550 88,345 88,145 89,239 88,889
Employment 81,929 81,662 82,373 81,816 81,766 81,842 81,898
Unemployment 6,984 7,479 7,177 6,529 6,379 7,397 6,991
Unemployment Rate 7.9 8.4 8.0 7.4 7.2 8.3 7.9
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2013 benchmark.
DECATUR CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN AVG
Civilian Labor Force 25,595 25,860 25,663 25,429 25,595 25,863 25,667
Employment 23,847 23,947 23,836 23,761 23,978 23,996 23,894
Unemployment 1,748 1,913 1,827 1,668 1,617 1,867 1,773
Unemployment Rate 6.8 7.4 7.1 6.6 6.3 7.2 6.9
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2013 benchmark.

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DOTHAN CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN AVG
Civilian Labor Force 27,904 27,970 28,245 27,965 28,246 28,500 28,139
Employment 26,077 26,003 26,350 26,174 26,538 26,325 26,245
Unemployment 1,827 1,967 1,895 1,791 1,708 2,175 1,894
Unemployment Rate 6.5 7.0 6.7 6.4 6.0 7.6 6.7
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2013 benchmark.
ENTERPRISE CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVG
Civilian Labor Force 11,262 11,202 11,207 11,123 11,125 11,173 11,080 11,027 11,078 11,137 11,018 10,957 11,116
Employment 10,483 10,426 10,477 10,469 10,444 10,361 10,360 10,314 10,356 10,444 10,397 10,351 10,407
Unemployment 779 776 730 654 681 812 720 713 722 693 621 606 709
Unemployment Rate 6.9 6.9 6.5 5.9 6.1 7.3 6.5 6.5 6.5 6.2 5.6 5.5 6.4
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2013 benchmark.
FLORENCE CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN AVG
Civilian Labor Force 17,622 17,718 17,859 17,634 17,732 17,924 17,748
Employment 16,456 16,470 16,685 16,629 16,677 16,551 16,578
Unemployment 1,166 1,248 1,174 1,005 1,055 1,373 1,170
Unemployment Rate 6.6 7.0 6.6 5.7 5.9 7.7 6.6
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2013 benchmark.
GADSDEN CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN AVG
Civilian Labor Force 13,640 14,003 14,039 13,904 13,816 13,973 13,896
Employment 12,524 12,608 12,747 12,692 12,685 12,728 12,664
Unemployment 1,116 1,395 1,292 1,212 1,131 1,245 1,232
Unemployment Rate 8.2 10.0 9.2 8.7 8.2 8.9 8.9
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2013 benchmark.
HOMEWOOD CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN AVG
Civilian Labor Force 13,868 13,874 13,994 13,784 13,736 13,869 13,854
Employment 13,291 13,248 13,364 13,273 13,265 13,277 13,286
Unemployment 577 626 630 511 471 592 568
Unemployment Rate 4.2 4.5 4.5 3.7 3.4 4.3 4.1
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2013 benchmark.

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HOOVER CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC AVG
Civilian Labor Force 44,221 44,346 44,336 44,538 44,646 45,136 45,012 44,610 44,812 45,233 44,903 44,730 44,710
Employment 42,326 42,437 42,604 42,944 42,845 42,937 42,895 42,648 43,031 43,377 43,283 43,033 42,863
Unemployment 1,895 1,909 1,732 1,594 1,801 2,199 2,117 1,962 1,781 1,856 1,620 1,697 1,847
Unemployment Rate 4.3 4.3 3.9 3.6 4.0 4.9 4.7 4.4 4.0 4.1 3.6 3.8 4.1
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2013 benchmark.
HUNTSVILLE CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN AVG
Civilian Labor Force 89,182 90,101 90,646 89,562 90,241 91,027 90,127
Employment 83,873 84,259 85,012 84,654 85,345 85,152 84,716
Unemployment 5,309 5,842 5,634 4,908 4,896 5,875 5,411
Unemployment Rate 6.0 6.5 6.2 5.5 5.4 6.5 6.0
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2013 benchmark.
MADISON CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN AVG
Civilian Labor Force 24,349 24,579 24,757 24,538 24,726 24,850 24,633
Employment 23,292 23,398 23,608 23,508 23,700 23,646 23,525
Unemployment 1,057 1,181 1,149 1,030 1,026 1,204 1,108
Unemployment Rate 4.3 4.8 4.6 4.2 4.1 4.8 4.5
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2013 benchmark.
MOBILE CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN AVG
Civilian Labor Force 84,115 84,778 85,186 84,779 84,514 84,884 84,710
Employment 77,300 77,588 78,256 78,361 78,240 77,713 77,910
Unemployment 6,815 7,190 6,930 6,418 6,274 7,171 6,800
Unemployment Rate 8.1 8.5 8.1 7.6 7.4 8.4 8.0
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2013 benchmark.
MONTGOMERY CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN AVG
Civilian Labor Force 90,891 91,138 91,522 90,448 90,629 91,527 91,026
Employment 84,423 84,316 84,744 84,493 84,681 84,419 84,513
Unemployment 6,468 6,822 6,778 5,955 5,948 7,108 6,513
Unemployment Rate 7.1 7.5 7.4 6.6 6.6 7.8 7.2
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2013 benchmark.
OPELIKA CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN AVG
Civilian Labor Force 12,602 12,683 12,694 12,556 12,632 12,721 12,648
Employment 11,819 11,842 11,912 11,931 11,960 11,920 11,897
Unemployment 783 841 782 625 672 801 751
Unemployment Rate 6.2 6.6 6.2 5.0 5.3 6.3 5.9
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2013 benchmark.

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PHENIX CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN AVG
Civilian Labor Force 14,891 14,936 15,038 15,047 15,166 15,215 15,049
Employment 13,949 13,976 14,062 14,074 14,108 14,057 14,038
Unemployment 942 960 976 973 1,058 1,158 1,011
Unemployment Rate 6.3 6.4 6.5 6.5 7.0 7.6 6.7
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2013 benchmark.
PRATTVILLE CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN AVG
Civilian Labor Force 16,071 16,167 16,229 16,096 16,074 16,167 16,134
Employment 15,311 15,292 15,370 15,324 15,358 15,311 15,328
Unemployment 760 875 859 772 716 856 806
Unemployment Rate 4.7 5.4 5.3 4.8 4.5 5.3 5.0
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2013 benchmark.
PRICHARD CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN AVG
Civilian Labor Force 7,605 7,648 7,708 7,661 7,639 7,770 7,672
Employment 6,669 6,694 6,751 6,760 6,750 6,704 6,721
Unemployment 936 954 957 901 889 1,066 951
Unemployment Rate 12.3 12.5 12.4 11.8 11.6 13.7 12.4
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2013 benchmark.
SELMA CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN AVG
Civilian Labor Force 6,368 6,414 6,386 6,203 6,372 6,429 6,363
Employment 5,572 5,569 5,591 5,559 5,612 5,538 5,574
Unemployment 796 845 795 644 760 891 789
Unemployment Rate 12.5 13.2 12.4 10.4 11.9 13.9 12.4
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2013 benchmark.
TUSCALOOSA CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN AVG
Civilian Labor Force 42,450 42,575 43,057 42,239 43,022 43,660 42,834
Employment 39,721 39,788 40,151 39,884 40,475 40,340 40,060
Unemployment 2,729 2,787 2,906 2,355 2,547 3,320 2,774
Unemployment Rate 6.4 6.5 6.7 5.6 5.9 7.6 6.5
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2013 benchmark.
VESTAVIA HILLS CITY JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN AVG
Civilian Labor Force 15,673 15,755 15,827 15,618 15,634 15,761 15,711
Employment 15,070 15,021 15,152 15,049 15,040 15,054 15,064
Unemployment 603 734 675 569 594 707 647
Unemployment Rate 3.8 4.7 4.3 3.6 3.8 4.5 4.1
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2013 benchmark.

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