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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 107,182 103,457 3,725 3.5%
Montgomery Metro Area 175,081 169,168 5,913 3.4%
State of Alabama  2,220,114 2,114,653 75,461 3.4%

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

Employment by Sector

Source: Alabama Department of Labor; Dec 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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