Cartersville-Bartow County
Economic Development

P.O. Box 2224
Cartersville, GA 30120
Phone: 770.607.1199

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Labor Data

UNEMPLOYMENT RATES (GDOL not seasonally adjusted)

Bartow County labor force (based on place of residence and persons 16 years and older) is 50,238 as of December 2017, of those 2,074 are unemployed and actively seeking employment. The Bartow Labor Draw Area (LDA) consists of 793,504 workers for Bartow and contiguous counties: Cobb, Cherokee, Floyd, Gordon, Paulding, Pickens, and Polk; of those 29,980 are unemployed and actively seeking employment.

December 2017

November 2017

December 2016

 

Labor Force

Employment

Unemployed

Unemp. Rate

Unemp. Rate

Unemp. Rate

Bartow County

50,238 48,164 2,074 4.1 4.1 4.8

Bartow LDA

793,504 763,524 29,980

4.1

4.0 4.8

NWGA Region

418,397 400,300 18,097 4.3 4.3 5.2

Atlanta MSA

3,053,437 2,927,274 126,163 4.1 4.2 5.0

Georgia

5,082,349 4,862,505 219,844 4.3 4.3 5.2

United States

159,880,000 153,602,000 6,278,000 3.9 3.9 4.5
             

 

LABOR SUPPORT

  • The Human Resource Council
  • Supports business and industry with a local forum for human resource and legal issues.
  • Approximately 40 members comprised of local plant managers and human resource directors.
  • Offers educational seminars.
     


 

 

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Jan 02, 2018 | Year in Review: Bartow is best for business.
Bartow County garnered accolades throughout 2017 as a good place to do business. In its “The Best of Economic Development…

Oct 31, 2017 | Deal: Site Selection ranks Georgia No. 1 for business for fifth straight year.
Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Georgia has been named the No. 1 state in the nation in which to…

Oct 12, 2017 | Shaw Opened Commercial Create Centre in Cartersville, Ga..
Cartersville, Ga. – October 11, 2017 – Shaw Industries Group Inc. (Shaw) has opened its commercial Create Centre in Cartersville,…

Jun 26, 2017 | Lidl to create 250 jobs, Invest $100 million in Bartow County.
Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Lidl, one of the world’s largest retailers, will create 250 jobs and invest $100…

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770.607.1199

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Melinda Lemmon, 770.607.1197
Chris Thomas, 770.607.1198
Lori Dowdy, 770.607.1199