Workforce Profile


Montgomery has an abundant labor pool of 345,295 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

 

103,365

 

99,832

 

3,533

 

3.4%

Montgomery Metro Area

 

169,006

 

163,426

 

5,580

 

3.3%

50-Mile Radius

 

345,295

 

333,569

 

11,726

 

3.4%

State of Alabama

 

2,170,209

 

2,097,578

 

72,631

 

3.3%

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



Employment by Sector


Source: Alabama Department of Labor; September 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