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 Metro Area||172,597||166,621||5,976||3.5%|
|State of Alabama||2,195,215||2,118,763||76,452||3.5%|
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
Unionized Industrial Companies
Unionized Industrial Employees