Workforce Profile


Montgomery has an abundant labor pool of more than 345,000 workers within a 50-mile radius.



The regional 14-county labor area has a population of more than 764,391.









Civilian Labor Force and Employment
     Civilian Labor Force    Employment    Unemployment    Unemployment Rate

Montgomery County

 

105,197

 

98,285

 

6,912

 

6.6%

Montgomery Metro Area

 

171,360

 

160,425

 

10,935

 

6.4%

50-Mile Radius

 

345,654

 

322,789

 

22,865

 

6.6%

State of Alabama

 

2,169,898

 

2,023,275

 

146,623

 

6.8%

Source: Alabama Department of Labor; January 2017; based on 2016 benchmark; place of residence basis 


Employment by Sector


Source: Alabama Department of Labor; January 2017; place of work basis
 

alabama is a right to work state

Extremely Low Unionization Rates
2.2%

Unionized Industrial Companies

4.9%
Unionized Industrial Employees

*Montgomery County