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Regional Workforce

Morgan County draws additional labor force from the surrounding region.  For more specific regional workforce information, contact the MCEDA office at 256-353-1213.

Regional Workforce (as of October 2019)

County Civilian Labor Force Unemployment Unemployment Rate
Morgan County 56,890 1,251 2.1
Colbert County 23,920 687 2.9
Cullman County 38,688 802 2.1
Lawrence County 14,500 356 2.5
Limestone County 44,357 916 2.1
Madison County 188,123 3,848 2.0
Marshall County 44,676 882 2.0
TOTAL 413,154 8,742 2.1

Unemployment Rates

  Morgan County Decatur MSA
July-19 2.6% 2.7%
Jan-19 3.8% 4.0%
Jul-18 3.9% 4.0%
Jan-18 3.9% 4.0%
Jun-17 4.5% 4.6%
Jan-16 5.9% 6.3%
Jul-15 6.4% 6.8%
Jan-15 6.1% 6.5%
Jul-14 7.5% 8.0%
Jan-14 6.5% 6.7%
Jul-13 5.9% 6.2%
Jan-13 7.2% 7.6%

Top Five Counties Sending Workers

Top Five Counties Sending Workers
Lawrence County 4,454
Madison County 4,062
Limestone County 3,254
Cullman County 1,889
Lauderdale County 1,211
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, OnTheMap Application and LEHD Origin-Destination Employment Statistics in Partnership with the Alabama Department of Labor, Labor Market Information Division.

Top Five Counties Receiving Workers

Top Five Counties Receiving Workers
Madison County 10,232
Jefferson County 2,024
Cullman County 1,731
Limestone County 1,681
Marshall County 841
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, OnTheMap Application and LEHD Origin-Destination Employment Statistics in Partnership with the Alabama Department of Labor, Labor Market Information Division.

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