Regional Workforce

Morgan County draws additional labor force from the surrounding region.  For more specific regional workforce information, contact the MCEDA office at 256-353-1213.

Regional Workforce

County Civilian Labor Force Unemployment Unemployment Rate
Morgan County 55,357 5,226 9.4
Colbert County 25,118 2,375 9.5
Cullman County 37,345 3,220 8.6
Lawrence County 15,411 1,641 10.6
Limestone County 37,602 2,930 7.8
Madison County 169,224 12,382 7.3
Marshall County 39,959 3,291 8.2
TOTAL 380,016 31,065 N/A

Commuting Patterns

A study of the 2006 commuting patterns is available from the Alabama Department of Industrial Relations.

Top Five Counties Sending Workers


Lawrence County 6,522
Limestone County 2,868
Cullman County 2,239
Madison County 2,052
Lauderdale County 608

Top Five Counties Receiving Workers


Madison County 7,459
Limestone County 2,380
Cullman County 1,444
Lawrence County 816
Marshall County 489

Regional Workforce Resources

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