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Current Workforce

Barrow County, Georgia's location in the Atlanta MSA puts it at the center of a draw area labor force of roughly 780,000

workers. Barrow County is also in the center of Georgia's Innovation Crescent, and along Georgia's Innovation Corridor (University Parkway/Highway 316), where North Georgia’s universities provide a wealth of talent via recent graduates of business, technology and life sciences programs.

Barrow County Labor Force

  • Labor Force: 38,866
  • Employment: 37,280
  • Unemployment Rate: 4.1%
  • Barrow County Draw Area Labor Force: 782,044
  • Barrow County Draw Area Availability: 32,743
  • Avg. Manufacturing Weekly Wage: $950
  • Avg. Non-manufacturing Weekly Wage: $669

Barrow County Area Labor Profile 2017

Click to download the latest Barrow County Area Labor Profile 2017