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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 55,341 2,464 4.5
Colbert County 23,476 1,529 5.6
Cullman County 37,991 1,529 4.0
Lawrence County 13,717 736 5.4
Limestone County 41,112 1,756 4.3
Madison County 175,224 7,403 4.1
Marshall County 41,713 1,722 4.1
TOTAL 388,574 16,930 N/A

Unemployment Rates

  Morgan County Decatur MSA
Jun-17 4.5% 4.6%
Jan-17 6.2% 6.5%
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%

Top Five Counties Sending Workers

Top Five Counties Sending Workers
Lawrence County 4,454
Madison County 4,062
Limestone County 3,254
Cullman County 1,889
Lauderdale County 1,211
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, OnTheMap Application and LEHD Origin-Destination Employment Statistics in Partnership with the Alabama Department of Labor, Labor Market Information Division.

Top Five Counties Receiving Workers

Top Five Counties Receiving Workers
Madison County 10,232
Jefferson County 2,024
Cullman County 1,731
Limestone County 1,681
Marshall County 841
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, OnTheMap Application and LEHD Origin-Destination Employment Statistics in Partnership with the Alabama Department of Labor, Labor Market Information Division.

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