Workforce Information and Demographics

Alabama is a right-to-work state. For more detailed workforce information, contact the Chiilton County Industrial Development Board at (205) 755-5934.

Current Workforce Stats

AreaLabor ForceEmploymentUnemploymentUnemployment Rate
Alabama 2,156,616 2,023,744 132,872 6.2
Chilton County 19,062 17,954 1,108 5.8
Alabama Region 4* 524,837 494,537 30,300 5.8

*Region 4 consists of Chilton, Shelby, Blount, Jefferson, Walker and St. Clair Counties.
Source: Alabama Department of Labor. Based on March 2016 data.

Underemployment

 RateWorkers
Region 4 22.4% 110,529
Chilton County 19.6% 3,526

Note: Rounding errors may be present. *Region 4 includes Blount, Chilton, Jefferson, Shelby, St. Clair and Walker Counties.
Source: This information is based on March 2016 data.

Population

Area2013 U.S. Census Estimate
Alabama 4,833,722
Chilton County 43,951

Source: U.S. Census Bureau Quickfacts, 2013 Census

Population Change %

Area2000-2010
Alabama +7.5%
Chilton County +10.2%

Source: Alabama Department of labor Based on March, 2014 data.

Chilton County - City/Town Populations

Area2010 U.S. Census
Clanton 8,619
Jemison 2,585
Maplesville 708
Thorsby 1,980

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 Census.

Chilton County - Median Age

CountyMedian Age
Chilton 37.6

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 Census

Region 4 - Workers By Age Group

AgeNumberPercentage
14-18 7,193 1.5
19-24 50,144 10.6
25-34 108,113 22.8
35-44 107,757 22.7
45-54 106,244 22.4
55-64 74,105 15.6
65+ 21,006 4.4

*Region 4 consists of Chilton, Shelby, Blount, Jefferson, Walker and St. Clair Counties
Source: Alabama Department of Labor Based on March, 2014 data.

Education Attainment

AreaHigh School Completion %Bachelor or Higher Completion %
Chilton 85%** 12.5%
Region 4 85.7% 27.4%

*Region 4 consists of Chilton, Shelby, Blount, Jefferson, Walker and St. Clair Counties
Source: Alabama Department of Labor Based on March, 2014 data.
**Reported by Chilton County Advisor Volume 40, No. 249, via Chilton County Superintendent of Schools and Board of Education.