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The City of Albertville houses the largest industry base in Marshall County and the trade area with 25 companies occupying three industrial parks. 

 LABOR FORCE

  Civilian Labor Force Employment  Unemployment   Unemployment Rate
Marshall County   40,713  38,344 2,369 5.8 %
 Alabama  2,1506,616  2,023,744  132,872  6.2%

Source: Alabama Department of Industrial Relations, March, 2016 Not Seasonally Adjusted


COMMUTE PATTERNS

According to the US Census, there are over 17,000 people living elsewhere that travel into Marshall County for employment while 20,000+ Marshall County residents are traveling outside of Marshall County for employment, leaving approximately 17,000 residents living and working in the County.  For full report, click here.

    Source: US Census, On the Map, 2013


UNDEREMPLOYED

  Underemployed Workers  Underemployment Rate
Marshall County  11,254  30.4 %
Region II 83,439  22.6 %

Based on December 2013 labor force data and 2013 underemployment rates. Region 2 includes Cullman, DeKalb, Jackson, Limestone, Madison, Marshall, and Morgan Counties. Source: Center for Business and Economic Research, The University of Alabama and Alabama Department of Industrial Relations. This information was included in the 2014 State of the Workforce Report VII: Region 2 


TOP EMPLOYERS 

COMPANY  EMPLOYEES  INDUSTRY 
 Tyson Foods 1,016  Poultry
 Wayne Farms 1,000  Poultry
 Albertville Quality Foods  1,000 Poultry 
 Alatrade  700  Poultry
 Albertville City Schools  554  Education
 Mitchell Grocery  535  Grocery Distribution
Progress Rail 502  Railroad & Locomotive
 Mueller  490  Fire Hydrants
Emmaus Foods  481  Poultry
 Colormasters  357  Plastics Manufacturing
 Newman Technology  284  Automotive Supplier
 Huhtamaki  173  Mold Fiber Products
 Southern Parallel  120  Forestry Products
 Paragon  90  Wall Décor
 B & G Supply  95  Transportation/Trucking
 Propac Images  55

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