WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT
EXISTING INDUSTRY
COMMUTING PATTERNS
2013 WAGE SURVEY
2013 fRINGE BENEFITS SURVEY

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT

The seven county region that Central Electric Power Assocation serves has a civilian workforce of over 120,000 people.

September 2017 CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE
COUNTY
POPULATION
2010
LABOR FORCE
OCT. 2017
EMPLOYED
OCT. 2017
UNEMPLOYMENT
RATE OCT. 2017
ATTALA 19,661 6,820 6,420 5.9%
KEMPER 10,453 3,410 3,170 7.0%
LEAKE 20,940 7,560 7,190 4.9%
NESHOBA 28,684 10,320 9,840 4.6%
NEWTON 21,838 8,490 8,090 4.7%
RANKIN 115,327 74,690 72,260 3.3%
SCOTT 28,423 13,390

12,920

3.5%
REGION 245,326 124,680 119,890 4.84%
AVERAGE