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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 approximately 847,000 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: 44,201
  • Employment: 42,931
  • Unemployment Rate: 2.9%
  • Barrow County Draw Area Labor Force: 847,339
  • Barrow County Draw Area Availability: 25,110
  • Avg. Manufacturing Weekly Wage: $1,413
  • Avg. Non-manufacturing Weekly Wage: $890

Barrow County Area Labor Profile 2023

Click to download the latest Barrow County Area Labor Profile 2023