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Labor Force

Work-ready, custom-trained and motivated to perform.

Reap the productivity gains of our right-to-work, ready-to-work labor pool custom-trained to your specifications at no cost by one of the nation’s leading workforce training programs, Alabama Industrial Development Training (AIDT). AIDT training services are complete, customized and free of charge, from screening all the way through post-training assessment.

 

Labor Shed

The Monroe County Labor Shed consists of 9 counties in Southern Alabama and has a population of 789,468 people.  The 9 counties which comprise the labor shed are:

  • Monroe
  • Mobile
  • Baldwin
  • Escambia
  • Clarke
  • Covington
  • Conecuh
  • Washington
  • Wilcox

 

Employed People Commuting from Monroe County to other counties for work:
4,534

 

Employment by Occupation/Sector

Occupationchart

 

Top 5 Employers

  • Alabama River Cellulose 1,082
  • M C H Physician Billing 200
  • Walmart Super Center 200
  • Billy Barnes Enterprises Inc. 200
  • Gate Precast Co. 150

 

Number of Skilled Workers in our Labor Shed:

  • 5,847 Laborers & Freight, Stock & Material Movers, Hand
  • 5,332 Heavy Truck Trailer Drivers
  • 2,297 Electricians
  • 2,141 Military Occupations
  • 2,090 Light Truck Drivers
  • 1,852 Welders
  • 1,774 Team Assemblers
  • 1,727 Industrial Machinery Mechanics
  • 1,125 First Line Supervisors of Material Moving and Transportation Workers
  • 1,096 Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators
  • 961 Bus and Truck Mechanics & Diesel Engine Specialists
  • 909 Packers & Packagers, Hand
  • 806 Sawing Machine Operators
  • 728 Civil Engineers
  • 721 Chemical Equipment Operators
  • 642 Machinists
  • 612 Industrial Engineers
  • 591 Chemical Plant & Systems Operators
  • 517 Structural Metal Fabricators
  • 515 Industrial Production Managers
  • 507 First Line Supervisors of Material Movers by Hand
  • 507 Aircraft Mechanics & Service Technicians
  • 506 Packaging & Filling Machine Operators
  • 505 Logging Equipment Operators
  • 465 Electrical Engineers
  • 398 Mechanical Engineers
  • 395 Cabinet Makers
  • 364 Machine Feeders & Offbearers
  • 349 Mixing & Blending Machine Operators
  • 292 Transportation, Storage, & Distribution Managers
  • 292 Logisticians
  • 271 Wood Working Machine Operators
  • 235 Aircraft Structure and Systems Assemblers
  • 212 Millwrights
  • 180 Power Plant Operators
  • 174 Sailors & Marine Oilers
  • 173 Cargo and Freight Agents
  • 171 Printing Press Operators
  • 157 Petroleum Pump Systems Operators
  • 153 Airline Pilots, Copilots, and Flight Engineers
  • 141 Fiberglass Laminators & Fabricators
  • 127 Chemical Technicians
  • 126 Captains, Mates, & Pilots of Water Vessels
  • 123 Commercial Pilots
  • 120 Chemical Engineers
  • 111 Electronics Engineers
  • 106 Railroad Conductors & Yard Masters
  • 100 Stationary Engineers & Boiler Operators
  • 80 Locomotive Engineers
  • 78 Materials Engineers
  • 78 Chemists
  • 76 Avionics Technicians
  • 60 Rail Car Repairers
  • 57 Tool and Die Makers
  • 55 Foresters
  • 54 Heat Treating Equipment Operators
  • 25 Plating and Coating Machine Operators
  • 21 Fallers

Labor Shed Demographics

Population

Area 2018 Population
Monroe County 21,116
Monroe Labor Shed 789,468

Age

Age Monroe County Monroe Labor Shed
0-9 Years 2,320 97,780
10-14 Years 1,380 50,572
15-19 Years 1,389 49,498
20-24 Years 1,252 46,625
25-29 Years 1,176 53,346
30-34 Years 1,064 48,183
35-39 Years 1,130 47,566
40-44 Years 1,215 45,863
45-49 Years 1,330 48,670
50-54 Years 1,447 51,003
55-59 Years 1,596 55,019
60-64 Years 1,572 53,336
65-69 Years 1,337 46,691
70-74 Years 1,078 37,999
75-79 Years 779 25,855
80-84 Years 510 16,512
85- Older 541 14,950
TOTALS 21,116 789,468

Gender

Gender Monroe County Monroe Labor Shed
Male 10,041 379,816
Female 11,075 409,652
TOTALS 21,116 789,468

Ethnicity

Ethnicity Monroe County Monroe Labor Shed
White, Non-Hispanic 11,440 511,388
Black, Non-Hispanic 8,637 220,363
White, Hispanic 232 21,011
Asian, Non-Hispanic 93 11,727
Two or More Races, Non-Hispanic 362 12,208
American Indian or Alaskan Native, Non-Hispanic 263 8,482
Black, Hispanic 53 2,172
Two or More Races, Hispanic 15 1,007
American Indian or Alaskan Native, Hispanic 11 588
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, Non-Hispanic 4 270
Asian, Hispanic 3 129
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, Hispanic 4 123
TOTALS 21,116 789,468

 Source of Business and Labor Numbers: Trent Lott National Center for Economic Development, University of Southern Mississippi

Monroeville

Monroeville/Monroe County
Economic Development Authority

15 N. Mount Pleasant Ave.
Monroeville, AL 36460

Phone: 251-743-1332
Fax: 251-743-2012

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Did You Know?

Monroeville is known worldwide as the “Literary Capital of Alabama.”  Did you also know we are home to North America’s largest producer of mass market pulp?  Or that Gate Precast in Monroeville has been the architectural precast manufacturer of more than 50% of Atlanta’s skyline?  Or finally that we have more than 17 times the US average for counties our size of people working in the Long Distance Freight Trucking industry?

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