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.

August 2017 CIVILIAN LABOR FORCE
COUNTY
POPULATION
2010
LABOR FORCE
AUG. 2017
EMPLOYED
AUG. 2017
UNEMPLOYMENT
RATE AUG 2017
ATTALA 19,661 6,880 6,500 5.5%
KEMPER 10,453 3,520 3,250 7.6%
LEAKE 20,940 7,670 7,240 5.6%
NESHOBA 28,684 10,730 10,180 5.1%
NEWTON 21,838 8,520 8,060 5.4%
RANKIN 115,327 74,830 72,190 3.5%
SCOTT 28,423 13,630

13,060

4.2%
REGION 245,326 125,780 120,480 5.27%
AVERAGE