Workforce Statistics

 

January 2016 Employment Statistics

 Labor ForceEmployedUnemployedUnemployment Rate
Alabama 2,154,746 2,020,329 134,417 6.2%
Morgan County 54,509 51,275 3,234 5.9%

Average Unemployment Rates

 Morgan CountyDecatur MSA
Jan-16 5.9% 6.3%
July-15 6.4% 6.8%
Jan-15 6.1% 6.5%
July-14 7.5% 8.0%
Jan-14 6.5% 6.7%
July-13 5.9% 6.2%
Jan-13 7.2% 7.6%
July-12 8.4% 8.7%
Jan-12 8.0% 8.3%
July-11 9.7% 9.9%
Jan-11 10.7% 11.2%

2013 Underemployment Statistics

 
Underemployment Rate
Underemployed Workers
Morgan County 26.1% 13,545
Region 2 22.1% 86,101

Note: Rounding errors may be present. 

Region 2 includes: Morgan, Cullman, DeKalb, Jackson, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, and Marshall Counties. (seasonally adjusted)

Source: Center for Business and Economic Research, The University of Alabama and Alabama Department of Industrial Relations. This information was included in the 2016 State of the Workforce Report X: Region 2 (PDF).

2013 Chart of Work-Age Population in Morgan County, Alabama

 TotalIn Labor ForceEmployed
16 years and over 94,455 58.9% 55.6%
16 to 19 years 5,678 50.1% 35.1%
20 to 24 years 7,297 76.3% 68.4%
25 to 44 years 29,735 76.6% 73.9%
45 to 54 years 16,903 76.8% 74.5%
55 to 64 years 16,466 55.9% 53.2%
65 to 74 years 10,731 17.8% 17.2%
75 years and over 7,645 4.9% 4.9%

2013 American Community Survey, one year estimates, U.S. Census Bureau - Report S2301

Organized Labor