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 49,990 as of June 2017, of those 2,456 are actively seeking employment currently. The Bartow Labor Draw Area (LDA) consists of 788,689 workers for Bartow and contiguous counties: Cobb, Cherokee, Floyd, Gordon, Paulding, Pickens, and Polk.

June 2017

May 2017

June 2016

 

Labor Force

Employment

Unemployed

Unemp. Rate

Unemp. Rate

Unemp. Rate

Bartow County

49,990 47,534 2,456 4.9 4.7 5.4

Bartow LDA

788,689 753,486 35,203 4.8 4.5 5.4

NWGA Region

417,019 396,086 20,933 5.0 4.7 5.6

Atlanta MSA

3,037,341 2,889,697 147,644 4.9 4.5 5.3

Georgia

5,058,064 4,801,137 256,927 5.1 4.7 5.6

United States

161,337,000 154,086,000 7,250,000 4.5 4.1 5.1
             

 

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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Read about the latest news and announcements.

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…

May 12, 2017 | Constellium N.V. opens $32 million campus in White; employment goal of 150 by 2019..
Media release: Constellium N.V. held grand opening ceremonies for its plant in White on Thursday. Dedicated to the production of advanced…

Feb 21, 2017 | 2016 Annual Report.
Cartersville, GA, February 21, 2017– The Bartow-Cartersville Joint Development Authority shared their annual report of economic progress during 2016, and…

Feb 01, 2017 | Bartow County recognized in Southern Business & Development Magazine.
http://sb-d.com/images/magazine/72_Fall_2016_BEST_section.pdf  

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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