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.

May 2017 CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE
COUNTY
POPULATION
2010
LABOR FORCE
MAY. 2017
EMPLOYED
MAY. 2017
UNEMPLOYMENT
RATE MAY 2017
ATTALA 19,661 7,090 6,660 6.1%
KEMPER 10,453 3,580 3,280 8.3%
LEAKE 20,940 7,850 7,380 6.0%
NESHOBA 28,684 10,920 10,350 5.2%
NEWTON 21,838 8,740 8,250 5.6%
RANKIN 115,327 75,940 72,960 3.9%
SCOTT 28,423 13,770

13,180

4.2%
REGION 245,326 127,890 122,060 5.61%
AVERAGE