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Workforce Profile

Montgomery has an abundant labor pool of more than 347,000 workers within a 50-mile radius.



The regional 14-county labor area has a population of 766,251.


Civilian Labor Force and Employment

  Civilian Labor Force Employment Unemployment Unemployment Rate
Montgomery County 105,620 101,858 3,762 3.6%
Montgomery Metro Area 172,597 166,621 5,976 3.5%
50-Mile Radius 347,181 336,872 12,319 3.5%
State of Alabama 2,169,875 2,077,644 92,231 4.3%

Source: Alabama Department of Labor; April 2018; based on 2017 benchmark; place of residence basis 


Employment by Sector


Source: Alabama Department of Labor; April 2018; 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

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