Overall unemployment rate moved up to 3.0% with the biggest shift in Government, which gained 100 roles, based on the most recently available information published in August 2022.

Total employment in the Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL market rose by 273 jobs in June and the unemployment rate increased compared to the prior month by 80 bps to 3.0%. The national unemployment rate increased by 46 bps over the same time to 3.8%.

  • Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL unemployment rate is 84 bps below the national rate which is a positive sign.
  • Unemployment in the market is 60 bps below the unemployment rate in the market last year at this time, which is a positive.
  • Average wages (per hour) grew in June versus prior month by 1.4% and are down compared to last year at this time in the market.
Month over Month Unemployment Change
Year over Year Unemployment Change
Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL Unemployment June 2022

For key employment segments of the market, total jobs grew by 0.9% . Key sectors include:

  • Government: 10,800; +100
Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL Unemployment by Industry June 2022

Data is based on the most recent 12 months available, through June 2022 (Data published August 2022 and reports created on August 3, 2022).  Source: Government data agency and locally acquired statistics.

Note: All reported data is not seasonally adjusted.