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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 (as of November 2018)

County Civilian Labor Force Unemployment Unemployment Rate
Morgan County 56,508 1,701 3.0
Colbert County 23,596 927 3.9
Cullman County 38339 1,100 2.9
Lawrence County 13,985 506 3.6
Limestone County 43,228 1,277 3.0
Madison County 184,733 5,424 2.9
Marshall County 42,953 1,266 2.9
TOTAL 403,342 12,201 N/A

Unemployment Rates

  Morgan County Decatur MSA
July-18 3.9% 4.0%
Jan-18 3.9% 4.0%
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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