Macon Economic Development Commission

Macon Bibb County MSA

The total civilian labor force in Macon MSA, Georgia for the third quarter of 2015 was 114,209, of which 103,910 were employed and 10,299 were unemployed. The unemployment rate was 9%.

The average weekly wage for Macon MSA, Georgia in 3rd quarter, 2015 was $743. This would be equivalent to $18.55 per hour or $38,636 per year, assuming a 40-hour week worked the year around.

Source: Georgia Department of Labor

Macon MSA Annual Labor Force

Year Civilian Labor Force Employed Unemployed Unemployment Rate
2014 104,554 96,453 8,101 7.7%
2013 105,047 95,680 9,367 8.9%
2012 107,294 96,472 10,822 10.1%
2011 112,465 100,697 11,768 10.5%
2010 113,112 104,243 10,948 10.1% 
2009 113,220 102,737 10,483  9.3%
2008 114,685 107,488  7,197  6.3%
2007 111,553 106,172  5,381  4.8%
2006 111,674 105,732  5,942  5.3%
2005 110,811 104,795  6,016  5.4%
2004 109,611 104,324  5,287  4.8%
2003 107,827 102,872  4,955  4.6%
2002 105,431 100,401  5,030  4.8%
2001  103,214 98,868  4,346  4.2%
2000 104,415 100,115  4,300  4.1%
1999 99,302 94,422  4,880  4.9%
1998 103,642   97,685  5,957  5.7%
1997 102,909  97,777  5,132  5.0%

 Source: Georgia Department of Labor, Local Area Unemployment Statistics

 

Macon MSA Layoffs and Closures

The Macon MSA consists of the following counties: Bibb, Crawford, Jones, Monroe, and Twiggs.
For a complete list of major layoffs and closures that have occurred in the Macon MSA area, please view the link below.

 

2008-2013 Macon MSA Layoffs and Closures
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