2014 Monthly Unemployment
ALABAMA METROPOLITAN STATISTICAL AREAS
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ANNISTON-OXFORD MSA JAN FEB MAR AVG
Civilian Labor Force 48,952 49,216 49,450 49,206
Employment 45,310 45,238 45,579 45,376
Unemployment 3,642 3,978 3,871 3,830
Unemployment Rate 7.4 8.1 7.8 7.8
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2013 benchmark.
AUBURN-OPELIKA MSA JAN FEB MAR AVG
Civilian Labor Force 69,749 70,174 70,545 70,156
Employment 65,939 66,064 66,492 66,165
Unemployment 3,810 4,110 4,053 3,991
Unemployment Rate 5.5 5.9 5.7 5.7
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2013 benchmark.
BIRMINGHAM-HOOVER MSA JAN FEB MAR AVG
Civilian Labor Force 527,203 528,452 531,338 528,998
Employment 495,845 494,233 498,915 496,331
Unemployment 31,358 34,219 32,423 32,667
Unemployment Rate 5.9 6.5 6.1 6.2
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2013 benchmark.
DECATUR MSA JAN FEB MAR AVG
Civilian Labor Force 70,071 70,785 70,267 70,375
Employment 65,374 65,649 65,323 65,449
Unemployment 4,697 5,136 4,944 4,926
Unemployment Rate 6.7 7.3 7.0 7.0
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2013 benchmark.
DOTHAN MSA JAN FEB MAR AVG
Civilian Labor Force 61,029 61,246 61,752 61,342
Employment 56,880 56,716 57,467 57,021
Unemployment 4,149 4,530 4,285 4,321
Unemployment Rate 6.8 7.4 6.9 7.0
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2013 benchmark.
FLORENCE-MUSCLE SHOALS MSA JAN FEB MAR AVG
Civilian Labor Force 67,992 68,341 69,054 68,462
Employment 63,365 63,417 64,330 63,704
Unemployment 4,627 4,924 4,724 4,758
Unemployment Rate 6.8 7.2 6.8 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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GADSDEN MSA JAN FEB MAR AVG
Civilian Labor Force 44,303 45,064 45,397 44,921
Employment 41,294 41,571 42,112 41,659
Unemployment 3,009 3,493 3,285 3,262
Unemployment Rate 6.8 7.8 7.2 7.3
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2013 benchmark.
HUNTSVILLE MSA JAN FEB MAR AVG
Civilian Labor Force 209,977 212,192 213,708 211,959
Employment 197,551 198,461 200,597 198,870
Unemployment 12,426 13,731 13,111 13,089
Unemployment Rate 5.9 6.5 6.1 6.2
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2013 benchmark.
MOBILE MSA JAN FEB MAR AVG
Civilian Labor Force 180,797 182,209 183,096 182,034
Employment 166,794 167,416 168,821 167,677
Unemployment 14,003 14,793 14,275 14,357
Unemployment Rate 7.7 8.1 7.8 7.9
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2013 benchmark.
MONTGOMERY MSA JAN FEB MAR AVG
Civilian Labor Force 165,658 166,239 166,701 166,200
Employment 154,159 153,963 154,672 154,265
Unemployment 11,499 12,276 12,029 11,935
Unemployment Rate 6.9 7.4 7.2 7.2
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2013 benchmark.
TUSCALOOSA MSA JAN FEB MAR AVG
Civilian Labor Force 100,829 101,372 102,069 101,424
Employment 94,399 94,557 95,356 94,771
Unemployment 6,430 6,815 6,713 6,653
Unemployment Rate 6.4 6.7 6.6 6.6
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2013 benchmark.

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