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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 793,000 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: 40,365
  • Employment: 38,798
  • Unemployment Rate: 3.9%
  • Barrow County Draw Area Labor Force: 793,191
  • Barrow County Draw Area Availability: 23,678
  • Avg. Manufacturing Weekly Wage: $1,033
  • Avg. Non-manufacturing Weekly Wage: $747

Barrow County Area Labor Profile 2019

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