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Workforce Information

Alabama is a right-to-work state, and Lowndes County has a highly-skilled and motivated workforce waiting for your business. Below you will find basic workforce information for Lowndes County, Alabama, but the staff at the Lowndes County EDC will be happy to provide you with more information. Contact us at 334-371-8400.

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

2014 Average Workforce Stats

AreaLabor ForceEmploymentUnemploymentUnemployment Rate
Source: Alabama Department of Labor.
Alabama 2,137,060 1,999,411 142,948 6.7%
Lowndes County 3,906 3,402 504 12.9%

Region 7 Workforce

AreaLabor ForceEmploymentUnemploymentUnemployment Rate
Alabama Department of Labor. Based on May 2015 data.
Autauga County 25,673 24,308 1,365 5.3%
Butler County 9,274 8,596 676 7.3%
Crenshaw County 6,357 5,984 370 5.8%
Elmore County 36,693 34,804 1,889 5.1%
Lowndes County 3,918  3,457 461 11.8%
Montgomery County 105,539 98,990 6,549 6.2%
Area Totals: 187,454 176,139 11,310 6.9%

2013 Underemployment

 RateWorkers
Region 7 24.7 42,042
Lowndes County 22.4 794

Note: Rounding errors may be present. Based on December 2013 labor force data and 2013 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 2013 State of the Workforce Report VIII: Region 7.