Overall unemployment rate stayed flat at 2.4% with the biggest shift in Government, which gained 200 roles, based on the most recently available information published in December 2022.

Total employment in the Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL market rose by 737 jobs in October and the unemployment rate stayed flat. The national unemployment rate increased by 8 bps over the same time to 3.4%.

  • Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL unemployment rate is 100 bps below the national rate which is a positive sign.
  • Unemployment in the market is equal to the unemployment rate in the market last year at this time.
  • Average wages (per hour) grew in October versus prior month by 2.2% and are up 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 October 2022

For key employment segments of the market, total jobs grew by 1.9% . Key sectors include:

  • Government: 10,900; +200
Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL Unemployment by Industry October 2022

Data is based on the most recent 12 months available, through October 2022 (Data published December 2022 and reports created on December 2, 2022).  Source: Government data agency and locally acquired statistics.

Note: All reported data is not seasonally adjusted.