Workforce Overview

Current Workforce Stats

Area Labor Force Employment Unemployment Underemployment Unemployment Rate Available Labor Pool
Data from: August 2020
Source: Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2019 benchmark.
Alabama 2,262,270 2,135,084 127,186 5.6
Clay County 6,534 6,310 224 1,764 3.4 1,988

Regional Workforce Stats

AreaLabor ForceEmploymentUnemploymentUnemployment Rate
Data from: August 2020
Source: Estimates prepared by the Alabama Department of Labor in Cooperation with the Bureau of Labor Statistics, based on 2019 benchmark.
Clay County 6,534 6,310 224 3.4
Cleburne County 5,756 5,547 209 3.6
Calhoun County 45,027 41,932 3,095 6.9
Coosa County 4,796 4,569 227 4.7
Randolph County 9,957 9,600 357 3.6
Tallapoosa County 20,098 18,864 1,234 6.1
Talladega County 37,509 35,209 2,300 6.1
Area Totals 129,677 122,031 7,646 4.9 (average)

Distance-to-Work Stats

Distance Labor Force Percentage
Source: U.S.Census Bureau, Center for Economic Studies, 2017
Less than 10 miles 1,854 43.7%
10 to 24 miles 1,466 34.5%
25 to 50 miles 552 13%
Greater than 50 miles 374 8.8%

Occupational Workforce Wages

Entry Median Mean Experienced
Source: Alabama Department of Labor, Labor Market Information Division in cooperation with the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The data is based on the 2019 release of the Occupational Employment Statistics report, employment and wage estimate file.
Alabama
Total $20,489 $34,756 $45,108 $57,418
Manufacturing $24,677 $37,882 $46,086 $56,789
Clay County
Total $19,654 $27,066 $33,187 $39,952
Manufacturing $20,855 $26,861 $32,845 $38,840
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