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 50,054 as of October 2017, of those 2,040 are unemployed and actively seeking employment. The Bartow Labor Draw Area (LDA) consists of 791,740 workers for Bartow and contiguous counties: Cobb, Cherokee, Floyd, Gordon, Paulding, Pickens, and Polk; of those 30,077 are unemployed and actively seeking employment.

October 2017

September 2017

October 2016

 

Labor Force

Employment

Unemployed

Unemp. Rate

Unemp. Rate

Unemp. Rate

Bartow County

50,054 48,014 2,040 4.1 3.9 5.2

Bartow LDA

791,740 761,663 30,077 4.1 3.9 5.2

NWGA Region

417,846 400,046 17,800 4.3 4.1 5.5

Atlanta MSA

3,046,032 2,919,796 126,236 4.1 4.0 5.2

Georgia

5,075,140 4,853,499 221,641 4.4 4.2 5.6

United States

160,465,000 154,223,000 6,242,000 3.9 4.1 4.7
             

 

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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770.607.1199

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