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 130,000 people.

December 2016 CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE
COUNTY
POPULATION
2010
LABOR FORCE
DEC. 2016
EMPLOYED
DEC. 2016
UNEMPLOYMENT
RATE DEC 2016
ATTALA 19,661 6,950 6,460 7.1%
KEMPER 10,453 3,610 3,290 8.9%
LEAKE 20,940 8,010 7,520 6.1%
NESHOBA 28,684 10,900 10,270 5.8%
NEWTON 21,838 8,850 8,320 6.0%
RANKIN 115,327 74,450 71,450 4.0%
SCOTT 28,423 13,320

12,680

4.8%
REGION 245,326 126,090 119,990 6.10%
AVERAGE