Workforce Profile


Montgomery has an abundant labor pool of more than 348,000 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

 

105,427

 

99,913

 

5,514

 

5.2%

Montgomery Metro Area

 

172,015

 

163,283

 

8,732

 

5.1%

50-Mile Radius

 

348,933

 

330,383

 

18,550

 

5.3%

State of Alabama

 

2,186,599

 

2,069,412

 

117,187

 

5.4%

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


Employment by Sector


Source: Alabama Department of Labor; March 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