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Workforce Profile



Montgomery has an abundant labor pool of 386,497 workers within a 60-minute drive time.

The regional 14-county labor area has a population of 577,990.

Civilian Labor Force and Employment

  Civilian Labor Force Employment Unemployment Unemployment Rate
Montgomery County 106,275 101,721 4,554 4.3%
Montgomery Metro Area 173,831 166,593 7,238 4.2%
State of Alabama  2,204,787 2,112,837 91,950 4.2%

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

Employment by Sector

Source: Alabama Department of Labor; August 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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