Workforce

  1. Labor Force
  2. Top Employers
  3. Regional Employers

Madison's labor force consists primarily of residents from Madison, Limestone, and Jackson Counties. Alabama is a "Right-to-Work" state.

Metro or
 Region
Labor
Force
Employment
Number
Unemployment
Number
Unemployment
Rate
National
160,571,000
153,439,000
7,132,000
4.9%
Alabama
2,148,022
2,057,109
90,913
4.2%
City of Madison
24,265
23,420
845
3.5%
City of Huntsville
93,839
90,176
3,663
3.9%
 




Madison County
174,971
168,468
6,503
3.7%
Cullman County
37,805
36,443
1,362
3.6%
DeKalb County
28,671
27,444
1,227
4.3%
Jackson County
23,342
22,280
1,062
4.5%
Limestone County
41,110
39,531
1,579
3.8%
Marshall County
41,672
40,117
1,555
3.7%
Morgan County
54,977
52,794
2,183
4.0%
Franklin County, TN
19,820
18,830
990
5.0%
Giles County, TN
15,240
14,620
620
4.1%
Lincoln County, TN
15,940
15,270
670
4.2%
Area Totals:
453,548
435,787
17,753
4.09%

Source: Alabama Department of Labor and Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development. 
Based on August 2017 data.

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