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The City of Albertville is taking the following precautionary methods in light of the COVID-19 situation: Spring recreation sports will be delayed until June 1st. Sand Mountain Park staff will be available to answer any questions for membership, program sport participants, and coaches via 256-891-8240, and will remain open to the public, for now, at the Armory. Albertville Public Library and Albertville Senior Center will be closed through at least April 30th. Per Alabama Supreme Court, Albertville Municipal Court will be cancelled March 17th through April 30th. Please contact the Magistrate's Office for your updated court date at 256-891-8291. The Magistrate's office will be closed to the public, but will take payments and handle business through their drive-up window. The Magistrate's lobby will only remain open for warrants. City Hall, at this time, will remain open to the public during normal business hours. Please contact us at 256-891-8200 with any questions or concerns. If you need help with food assistance or "of need" resources available to you as a resident of Marshall County, please call 2-1-1 by phone to be connected to a trained professional that can assist your needs through United Way of Marshall County. All residents of Albertville are urged to practice social distancing by keeping at least a six foot distance from others, not gathering in groups of 10 or more for non-work related gatherings, or any non-work related gatherings that cannot maintain a six foot distance as they are currently prohibited by Governor Kay Ivey in the State of Alabama. 

Workforce Statistics

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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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