Metropolitan Areas, Counties, Cities

ALABAMA MSAs
2014 UNEMPLOYMENT DATA
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ANNISTON-OXFORD MSA JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN AVG
Civilian Labor Force 48,952 49,216 49,468 48,775 48,355 48,598 48,894
Employment 45,310 45,238 45,602 45,355 44,913 44,742 45,193
Unemployment 3,642 3,978 3,866 3,420 3,442 3,856 3,701
Unemployment Rate 7.4 8.1 7.8 7.0 7.1 7.9 7.6
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 APR MAY JUN AVG
Civilian Labor Force 69,749 70,174 70,494 69,993 70,085 70,656 70,192
Employment 65,939 66,064 66,454 66,562 66,721 66,498 66,373
Unemployment 3,810 4,110 4,040 3,431 3,364 4,158 3,819
Unemployment Rate 5.5 5.9 5.7 4.9 4.8 5.9 5.4
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 APR MAY JUN AVG
Civilian Labor Force 527,203 528,452 530,861 523,526 523,396 528,314 526,958
Employment 495,845 494,233 498,537 495,163 494,864 495,320 495,660
Unemployment 31,358 34,219 32,324 28,363 28,532 32,994 31,298
Unemployment Rate 5.9 6.5 6.1 5.4 5.5 6.2 5.9
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 APR MAY JUN AVG
Civilian Labor Force 70,071 70,785 70,269 69,538 70,099 70,815 70,263
Employment 65,374 65,649 65,340 65,136 65,730 65,778 65,501
Unemployment 4,697 5,136 4,929 4,402 4,369 5,037 4,762
Unemployment Rate 6.7 7.3 7.0 6.3 6.2 7.1 6.8
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 APR MAY JUN AVG
Civilian Labor Force 61,029 61,246 61,758 60,896 61,648 61,946 61,421
Employment 56,880 56,716 57,476 57,089 57,894 57,425 57,247
Unemployment 4,149 4,530 4,282 3,807 3,754 4,521 4,174
Unemployment Rate 6.8 7.4 6.9 6.3 6.1 7.3 6.8
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 APR MAY JUN AVG
Civilian Labor Force 67,992 68,341 68,960 68,300 68,608 69,036 68,539
Employment 63,365 63,417 64,246 64,030 64,215 63,727 63,833
Unemployment 4,627 4,924 4,714 4,270 4,393 5,309 4,706
Unemployment Rate 6.8 7.2 6.8 6.3 6.4 7.7 6.9
Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2013 benchmark.