Workforce Stats

Additional workforce statistics are available, including wage surveys.  For more information, please contact the Evergreen-Conecuh Development Corporation at 251-578-1000.

2012 Employment Statistics

Current unemployment numbers and rates can be found on the Alabama Department of Industrial Relations website.

 Civilian Labor ForceEmploymentUnemploymentUnemployment Rate
Alabama 2,161,188 1,992,305 168,883 7.8
Conecuh County 4,416 3,830 586 13.3

Source: Alabama Department of Industrial Relations, January 2012.  These statistics are updated seasonaly.  Last updated: April 2012. 

2011 Average Employment Statistics

 Civilian Labor ForceEmploymentUnemploymentUnemployment Rate
Alabama 2,190,519 1,993,977 196,542 9.0
Conecuh County 4,633 3,949 684 14.8

Source: Alabama Department of Industrial Relations

Regional Labor Force

CountyCivilian Labor ForceEmploymentUnemploymentUnemployment Rate
Conecuh County 4,416 3,830 586 13.3
Butler County 9,155 8,074 1,081 11.8
Covington County 16,480 15,076 1,404 8.5
Escambia County 14,544 13,114 1,430 9.8
Monroe County 7,728 6,662 1,066 13.8
TOTAL 52,323 46,756 5,567 11.44

Source: Alabama Department of Industrial Relations. These statistics are updated monthly.  Last updated: April 2012.

2009 Underemployment Statistics

 Underemployment RateUnderemployed Workers
Conecuh County 19.6% 811
Region 9 23.8% 68,520

Note: Rounding errors may be present. Based on May 2009 labor force data and 2009 underemployment rates.  Region 9 includes Conecuh, Baldwin, Choctaw, Clarke, Escambia, Mobile, Monroe, and Washington Counties.

Source: Center for Business and Economic Research, The University of Alabama and Alabama Department of Industrial Relations.  This information was included in the 2009 State of the Workforce Report IV: Region 9.

Commuting Patterns

A study of the 2006 commuting patterns is available from the Alabama Department of Industrial Relations.

Workers Commuting Into Conecuh County

Total Primary Jobs: 2,759
Workers Living and Working in Conecuh County: 1,180
Total Employed in Conecuh County, but Living Outside the County: 1,579

Top Five Counties Sending Workers

Monroe County 196
Escambia County 171
Butler County 103
Mobile County 96
Clarke County 82

Workers Commuting Out of Conecuh County

Total Primary Jobs: 4,160
Total Living Conecuh County, but Employed Outside the County: 2,980

Top Five Counties Receiving Workers

Escambia County 554
Monroe County 418
Mobile County 284
Butler County 209
Covington County 163


Source for commuting patters statistics: U.S. Census Bureau, Center for Economic Studies, On the Map. 2009 Statistics.