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Labor Market

Employment Statistics

Gadsden MA (Etowah County): September, 2017

Nonagricultural Employment 38,900
Goods Producing 7,000
   Mining, Logging and Construction 1,200
   Manufacturing 5,800
Service Providing 31,900
   Retail and Wholesale Trade 5,800
   Transportation, Warehousing and Utilities 1,200
   Information 300
   Financial Activities 1,400
   Professional and Business Services 3,900
   Education and Health Services 8,000
   Leisure and Hospitality 4,100
   Other Services 1,600
   Government 5,600

Note: Many manufacturing companies have temporary employees or use employee leasing services. These employees, although working in Goods Producing occupations, are paid through service-sector companies and, therefore, are classified in the Service Providing category by the Alabama Department of Labor and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
 

*The estimates above are from September 2017 and are preliminary.


Unemployment Statistics

Gadsden MA (Etowah County): September, 2017

Civilian Labor Force                                            44,334
Employment 42,118
Unemployment 2,216
Unemployment rate 5.0%

 


Unemployment Rate History

Gadsden MA (Etowah County) Annual Averages

2000:    5.2%

2001:    6.0%

2002:    5.8%

2003:    5.9%

2004:    5.7%

2005:    4.0%

2006:    3.6%

2007:    3.8%

2008:    5.2%

2009:    10.2%

2010:    9.3%

2011:    8.7%

2012:    7.2%

2013:    6.5%

2014:    7.0%

2015:    6.1%

2016:    6.0%

2017:    5.0%

*Data as of September 2017, obtained from the Alabama Department of Labor website.

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Gadsden-Etowah County Industrial Development Authority
Gadsden-Etowah County Industrial Development Authority
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One Commerce Square • Gadsden, AL 35901
Phone: 256.543.9423 • Fax: 256.547.2351
Gadsden-Etowah County Industrial Development Authority One Commerce Square, Gadsden AL 35901 Phone.256.543.9423 Fax.256.547.2351