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 49,988 as of August 2017, of those 2,315 are unemplyed and actively seeking employment. The Bartow Labor Draw Area (LDA) consists of 789,338 workers for Bartow and contiguous counties: Cobb, Cherokee, Floyd, Gordon, Paulding, Pickens, and Polk; of those 33,299 are unemployed and actively seeking employment.

August 2017

July 2017

August 2016

 

Labor Force

Employment

Unemployed

Unemp. Rate

Unemp. Rate

Unemp. Rate

Bartow County

49,988 47,724 2,315 4.6 5.0 5.3

Bartow LDA

789,338 756,039 33,299 4.5 5.0 5.3

NWGA Region

416,464 396,848 19616 4.7 5.1 5.6

Atlanta MSA

3,039,724 2,899,939 139,785 4.6 4.8 5.3

Georgia

5,057,573 4,815,003 242,570 4.8 5.1 5.6

United States

160,863,000 153,576,000 7,287,000 4.5 4.6 5.0
             

 

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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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…

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…

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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