Gadsden Industrial Development Authority
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Labor Market

Employment Statistics

Gadsden MSA (Etowah County): July, 2015

Nonagricultural Employment 37,300
Goods Producing 6,300
   Natural Resources, Mining and Construction 1,100
   Manufacturing 5,200
Service Providing 31,000
   Retail and Wholesale Trade 5,400
   Transportation, Warehousing and Utilities 1,000
   Information 300
   Financial Activities 1,300
   Professional and Business Services 4,700
   Education and Health Services 7,500
   Leisure and Hospitality 4,000
   Other Services 1,700
   Government 5,100

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.
 


Unemployment Statistics

Gadsden MSA (Etowah County): July, 2015

Civilian Labor Force                                            43,740
Employment 40,803
Unemployment 2,937
Unemployment rate 6.7%

 


Unemployment Rate History

Gadsden MSA (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%

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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