Labor & Workforce

The total civilian labor force (not seasonally adjusted) for Baldwin County, Georgia in December, 2013 was 16,762, of which 15,133 were employed and 1,629 were unemployed. The unemployment rate was 9.7% percent

The total civilian labor force (not seasonally adjusted) for Middle Georgia Workforce Investment Area, Georgia in December, 2013 was 154,141, of which 142,190 were employed and 11,951 were unemployed. The unemployment rate was 7.8% percent.

The average weekly wage for Baldwin County, Georgia in 3rd quarter, 2013 was $610. This would be equivalent to $15.25 per hour or $31,720 per year, assuming a 40-hour week worked the year around.

The total number of employees located in Baldwin County, Georgia in 3rd quarter, 2013 was 15,188. The largest major industry sector was Education Services with 16.3% of the employment, followed by Health Care and Social Assistance with 16.3% of the employment, and Retail Trade (44 & 45) with 13.5% of the employment.

Annual Not Seasonally Adjusted Labor Force, Employment and Unemployment data in Baldwin County, GA

Year  Civilian Labor Force Employment Unemployment Unemployment Rate (%)
2012 17,974 15,818 2,156 12.0
2011 18,163 15,684 2,479 13.6
2010 18,914 15,981 2,933 15.5
2009 20,256 17,779 2,477 12.2
2008 20,953 19,297 1,656 7.9
2007 20,730 19,548 1,182 5.7
2006 20,994 19,854 1,140 5.4
2005 20,348 19,253 1,095 5.4
2004 20,187 19,231 956 4.7
2003 19,876 18,953 923 4.6
2002 19,665 18,736 929 4.7
2001 18,909 18,074 835 4.4
2000 19,053 18,147 906 4.8

Source: Workforce Statistics & Economic Research