Workforce Statistics

The City of Albertville houses the largest industry base in Marshall County and the trade area with 25 companies occupying three industrial parks.

Labor Force

Labor Force LocationCivilian Labor ForceEmploymentUnemploymentUnemployment Rate
Marshall County40,17338,3442,3695.8%

Source: Alabama Department of Industrial Relations, March, 2016 Not Seasonally Adjusted

Map indicating commuting patterns in Marshall CountyCommute Patterns

According to the U.S. Census, there are over 17,000 people living elsewhere that travel into Marshall County for employment while 20,000 plus Marshall County residents are traveling outside of Marshall County for employment, leaving approximately 17,000 residents living and working in the County. For more information view the Full Report (PDF).

Source: U.S. Census, On the Map, 2013


LocationUnderemployed WorkersUnderemployment Rate
Marshall County11,25430.4%
Region 283,43922.6%

Based on December 2013 labor force data and 2013 underemployment rates. Region 2 includes the following counties:

  • Cullman
  • DeKalb
  • Jackson
  • Limestone
  • Madison
  • Marshall
  • Morgan

Source: Center for Business and Economic Research, The University of Alabama and Alabama Department of Industrial Relations. This information was included in the 2014 State of the Workforce Report VII: Region 2

Top Employers

Tyson Foods1,016Poultry
Wayne Farms1,000Poultry
Albertville Quality Foods1,000Poultry
Albertville City Schools554Education
Mitchell Grocery535Grocery Distribution
Progress Rail502Railroad and Locomotive
Mueller490Fire Hydrants
Emmaus Foods481Poultry
Colormasters357Plastics Manufacturing
Newman Technology284Automotive Supplier
Huhtamaki173Mold Fiber Products
Southern Parallel120Forestry Products
Paragon90Wall Décor
B&G Supply95Transportation/Trucking
Propac Images55Framed Artwork