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Workforce Information

Alabama is a right-to-work state. Below you will find basic workforce information for Elmore County, Alabama, but the staff at the Elmore County EDA will be happy to provide you with more information. Contact us at 334-514-5843.

For monthly & current stats, visit : Source: Alabama Department of Industrial Relations.

Average Workforce Stats

AreaLabor ForceEmploymentUnemploymentUnemployment Rate
Alabama 2,150,048 2,003,910 146,208 6.8%
Elmore County 36,381 34,281 1,460 5.8%

Source: Alabama Department of Industrial Relations.

Region 7 Workforce

AreaLabor ForceEmploymentUnemploymentUnemployment Rate
Autauga County 25,595 24,135 1,460 5.7%
Butler County 9,258 8,502 756 8.2%
Crenshaw County 6,473 6,055 418 6.5%
Elmore County 36,504 34,495 2,009 5.5%
Lowndes County 3,948 3,453 495 12.5%
Montgomery County 105,091 98,069 7,022 6.7%
Area Totals: 186,869 174,709 12,160 7.5%

Source: Alabama Department of Industrial Relations. Based on August 2015 data.

Underemployment

 RateWorkers
Region 7 28.7 50,671
Elmore County 39.1 13,658

Note: Rounding errors may be present. Based on December 2015 labor force data and 2014 underemployment rates.  Region 7 includes Autauga, Butler, Crenshaw, Elmore, Lowndes, and Montgomery Counties.

Source: Center for Business and Economic Research, The University of Alabama and Alabama Department of Industrial Relations.  This information was included in the 2015 State of the Workforce Report VIII: Region 7.