Workforce Profile


Montgomery has an abundant labor pool of 346,961 workers within a 50-mile radius.



The regional 14-county labor area has a population of 764,692.









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

Montgomery County

 

104,985

 

100,688

 

4,297

 

4.1%

Montgomery Metro Area

 

171,319

 

164,539

 

6,760

 

4.0%

50-Mile Radius

 

346,961

 

332,758

 

14,203

 

4.1%

State of Alabama

 

2,172,302

 

2,081,326

 

90,976

 

4.2%

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


Employment by Sector


Source: Alabama Department of Labor; May 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