Workforce Profile


Montgomery has an abundant labor pool of 345,096 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

 

104,266

 

99,848

 

4,418

 

4.2%

Montgomery Metro Area

 

170,426

 

163,370

 

7,056

 

4.1%

50-Mile Radius

 

345,096

 

330,170

 

14,926

 

4.3%

State of Alabama

 

2,162,768

 

2,069,931

 

92,837

 

4.3%

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



Employment by Sector


Source: Alabama Department of Labor; August 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