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Employment Growth 2003 - 2015

 

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2003

2005

2010

2015

%Change
2003 - 2015

EMPLOYMENT (Huntsville Metropolitan Area*)

   Civilian Labor Force1

177,551 195,312 205,466 208,524 17.4%

       Employment

169,463 188,470 189,561 197,256 16.4%

       Unemployment

8,088 6,843 15,905 11,269 39.3%

UNEMPLOYMENT RATE

       Huntsville Metro Area

4.6% 3.5% 7.8% 5.4% 18.2%

       Madison Co.

4.4% 3.3% 7.5% 5.4% 23.9%

       Huntsville Region

5.4% 4.1% 8.7% 5.6% 3.2%

       State of Alabama

5.7% 4.3% 10.0% 6.1% 7.5%

       U.S.

6.0% 5.1% 9.6% 5.3% -11.4%

EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY (Huntsville Metropolitan Area)

Total Non-Agricultural 2

180,708 196,975 209,258 219,100 21.2%

Goods Producing

39,275 36,592 32,933 31,517 -19.8%

   Natural Resources, Mining & Construction

7,092 6,667 6,575 8,408 18.6%

   Manufacturing

32,183 29,925 26,358 23,058 -28.4%

   Durable Goods

26,417 25,208 22,708 19,567 -25.9%

     Computer & Electronic Product Manufacturing

9,117 9,783 8,158 5,450 -40.2%

     Transportation Equipment Manufacturing

11,200 8,950 8,292 7,775 -30.6%

   Non-Durable Goods

5,767 4,717 3,650 3,483 -39.6%

Service Producing

141,433 160,383 176,325 173,658 22.8%

   Trade, Transportation, Warehousing & Utilities

27,133 30,908 30,167 32,575 20.1%

     Wholesale Trade

5,350 5,842 5,483 5,800 8.4%

      Retail Trade

19,308 22,408 22,017 23,742 23.0%

         General Merchandise Stores Retail

5,067 5,817 6,117 6,642 31.1%

      Transportation, Warehousing & Utilities

2,475 2,658 2,667 3,033 22.5%

   Information

2,417 2,208 2,050 2,717 12.4%

   Financial Activity

5,408 6,008 6,167 6,267 15.9%

   Professional & Business Services

31,258 42,125 46,950 50,300 60.9%

      Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

21,667 27,742 32,033 32,517 50.1%

   Education & Health Services

11,400 14,067 17,233 20,675 81.4%

   Leisure & Hospitality Services

15,383 15,192 18,108 19,442 26.4%

      Food Service & Drinking Places

N/A N/A N/A 16,275 9.8%

   Other Services

7,158 7,850 7,417 7,108 -0.7%

   Government

41,275 42,025 48,233 48,508 17.5%

      Federal

15,533 15,733 19,342 19,342 24.5%

      State

5,342 5,383 5,892 5,800 8.6%

      Local

20,400 20,908 23,000 23,367 14.5%

Souce: Alabama Department of Industrial Relations, Annual Averages. (http://dir.alabama.gov/)
(1) Place of Residence
(2) Place of Work * Madison and Limestone Counties.