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Workforce Statistics

July 2018 Employment Statistics

  Labor Force Employed Unemployed Unemployment Rate
Alabama 2,217,339 2,119,724 97,615 4.4%
Morgan County 56,445 54,267 2,178 3.9%

Average Unemployment Rates

  Morgan County Decatur MSA
Jul-18 3.9% 4.0%
Jan-18 3.9% 4.0%
Jul-17 4.5% 4.6%
Jan-17 6.2% 6.5%
Jul-16 5.3% 5.6%
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%

2018 Underemployment Statistics

  Underemployment Rate Underemployed Workers
Morgan County 28.6 16,094
North Alabama 21.3 106,941

Note: Rounding errors may be present.

North Alabama includes: Colbert, Cullman, DeKalb, Franlkin, Jackson, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Marion, Marshall, Morgan, and Winston 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 August 2018 State of the Workforce Report/Alabama Department of Labor. (PDF).

2017 Chart of Work-Age Population in Morgan County, Alabama

  Total In Labor Force Employed
16 years and over 94,341 56.9% 54.1%
16 to 19 years 5,667 35.2% 25.3%
20 to 24 years 6,513 68.6% 61.8%
25 to 44 years 29,913 81.2% 77.5%
45 to 54 years 15,687 74.2% 72.9%
55 to 64 years 15,722 59.6% 57.4%
65 to 74 years 12,491 16.4% 16.4%
75 years and over 8,348 0.5% 0.5%

2017 American Community Survey, one year estimates, U.S. Census Bureau - Report S2301

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