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Workforce Statistics

Marshall County can provide the needed skilled workforce to support new and existing industries. In addition to already having a large pool of skilled workers to draw from, there are also free to low-cost workforce development programs that can be customized to meet a company’s specific needs.

Learn more about available workforce training programs.

Northeast Alabama Wage and Benefits estimate 2021 Q1 

Northeast Alabama Wage and Benefits Survey 2013

Unemployment Rates

 Civilian Labor ForceEmploymentUnemploymentUnemployment Rate
Alabama 2,222,921 2,157,757 65,164 2.9
Marshall County 44,444 43,572 872 2.0

Source: Alabama Department of Labor, Labor Market Information April 2021. (Not Seasonally Adjusted)

Underemployment Rates

 Underemployed WorkersUnderemployed Rate
Marshall County 7,860 18.6%
Region 1 102,261 19.7%

2020 Alabama State of the Workforce Report: Region 1 Note: Rounding errors may be present.  

Regional Workforce

 Civilian Labor ForceEmploymentUnemploymentUnemployment Rate
Marshall County 44,444 43,572 872 2.0%
Blount County 24,805 24,252 553 2.2%
Cullman County 37,710 36,930 780 2.1%
DeKalb County 31,257 30,633 624 2.0%
Etowah County 39,515 38,152 1,363 3.4%
Madison County 190,704 186,383 4,321 2.3%
Morgan County 59,223 57,919 1,304 2.2%
Area Total 427,658 417,841 9,817 2.3%

Source: Alabama Department of Labor, April 2021. (Not Seasonally Adjusted). Note rounding errors may be present.


Commuting Patterns

Marshall Residents Working Outside the County

Inflow

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Total Workers Living in Marshall County: 36,217
Workers Living and Working in Marshall County: 17,542
Total Employed in Marshall County, but Living Outside the County: 18,675

Source: On the Map, US Census, Alabama Department of Labor.

Additional Resources

Marshall County Profile - Alabama Department of Labor, Labor Market Information Division

Outside Residents Working in Marshall

Outflow

MC outflow report 2018

Total Primary Jobs 36,217
Total Living Marshall County, but Employed Outside the County: 18,675

Source: On the Map, US Census, Alabama Department of Labor.

Additional Resources

Marshall County Profile - Alabama Department of Labor, Labor Market Information Division

 

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