WORKFORCE INFORMATION

Alabama is a right-to-work state. For more detailed workforce information, contact us.

Current Workforce Stats

Area Labor Force Employment Unemployment Unemployment Rate
Alabama 2,227,049 2,151,139 71,627 3.1%
Dale County 20,752 20,134 617 3.0%

Source: Alabama Department of Labor. Based on July 2021 data.

Average Workforce Stats

Area Labor Force Employment Unemployment Unemployment Rate
Alabama 2,269,059 2,157,736 106,318 4.7%
Dale County, AL 20,682 20,039 643 3.1%

Source: Alabama Department of Labor.

Regional Workforce

Area Labor Force Employment Unemployment Unemployment Rate
Dale County, AL 20,752 20,135 617 3.0%
Barbour County, AL 7,097 6,651 446 6.3%
Coffee County, AL 21,124 20,534 590 2.8%
Covington County, AL 15,074 14,626 448 3.0%
Geneva County, AL 11,140 10,836 304 2.7%
Henry County, AL 6,973 6,763 210 3.0%
Holmes County, FL 7,198 6,781 367 5.1%
Houston County, AL 47,080 45,523 1,557 3.3%
Jackson County, FL 17,462 16,706 756 4.3%
Pike County, AL 15,688 15,211 477 3.0%
Area Totals: 169,588 163,766 5,772 3.40%

Source: Alabama Department of Labor. Based on July 2021 data.

Underemployment

  Rate Workers
Southeast Region 20.9 158,629

Note: Rounding errors may be present. Based on March 2020 labor force data and 2019/2020 underemployment rates. Source: Center for Business and Economic Research, The University of Alabama and Alabama Department of Labor.

This information was included in the State of the Workforce Report XIV: Southeast AlabamaWorks.

TOP EMPLOYERS

  • M1 Support Services - Aviation Maintenance
  • Michelin-Dothan - Tire Manufacturing
  • Dale County Schools - Education
  • Dale Medical Center - Hospital Services
  • Commercial Jet - Aviation Maintenance
  • Ozark City Schools - Education
  • Covan International, Inc. - Headquarters and Distribution
  • Wiregrass Construction - Asphalt
  • General Dynamics - Aviation Simulation
  • E & H Steel Corporation - Structural Steel Fabrication

CONTACT US


3247 South US Hwy 231
(inside the Ozark Airport)
Ozark, AL 36360
(334) 443-2000
info@odedc.com


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