Melinda Lemmon, Executive Director, Cartersville-Bartow Economic Development, 404.218.2180, Melinda@LocationofChoice.com
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Labor Force

The labor force available to companies doing business in Bartow County extends beyond our borders into the northern arc of the Atlanta Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) as well as into our neighboring counties in northwestern Georgia. The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) definition of Bartow County's Labor Draw Area (LDA) includes Bartow and its seven contiguous counties.

 

 

 

UNEMPLOYMENT RATES (GDOL not seasonally adjusted)

Bartow's LDA labor force (based on place of residence and persons 16 years and older) is 791,551 as of January 2021, of those 32,501 are unemployed and actively seeking employment.

January 2021

December 2020

January 2020

 

Labor Force

Employment

Unemployed

Unemp. Rate

Unemp. Rate

Unemp. Rate

Bartow County

50,078

47,680 2,398 4.8 5.1

3.6

Bartow LDA

791,551 759,050 32,501 4.2 4.7 3.8

NWGA Region

419,261 401,183 18,078 4.3 4.7 3.8

Atlanta MSA

3,061,960 2,904,992 156,968 5.1 5.8 3.4

Georgia

5,111,994

4,855,448

256,546

5.0 5.6 3.6

United States

159,234,000

148,383,000

10,851,000

6.8 6.5 4.0
             
(Data from GDOL released March 2021)

 

Current workforce, future talent & customized solutions

*Disclaimer: Unemployment figures above may be slighty delayed from GDOL data shown at the top of the page

Recent News

Read about the latest news and announcements.

Apr 27, 2021 | Cartersville-Bartow County Department of Economic Development 2020 annual report.
Cartersville, GA, The Cartersville-Bartow County Department of Economic Development shared their 2020 Annual Report to their Board, the Bartow-Cartersville Joint…

Jan 29, 2021 | Amazon Delivery Station coming to Third Army Road, Acworth-Bartow County.
Amazon Logistics has signed various leases in an effort to open four new delivery stations in metro Atlanta in 2021.…

Oct 28, 2020 | Anheuser Busch Cartersville Brewery Announces Expansion.
           The $150 million investment is part of company’s overall efforts to drive a safe and…

Oct 01, 2020 | Agile Cold Storage to Locate in North Georgia; New Cartersville, Gainesville Facilities to Support Georgia Poultry Industry.
  For Immediate Release Thursday, October 1, 2020 Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian Kemp today announced that Agile Cold Storage…

contact information

404.218.2180

Melinda Lemmon
Executive Director
Cartersville-Bartow Economic Development

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