Labor Force


       Population  |  Per Capita incomeEmployment

    Union County is a dynamic and growing community. From 1990 to 2008, Union County‚Äôs population practically doubled, primarily from in-migration. The labor force, employment and personal income levels have risen steadily over the past 20 years.
    Union County possesses an experienced, capable and 100% non-union labor force with strong and loyal work ethics. In addition to those workers who reside in Union County, the county is fortunate to have access to an expanded labor pool from the surrounding Georgia counties of Fannin, Lumpkin, Towns and White, as well as the North Carolina counties of Cherokee and Clay that collectively form our labor-shed area. It is common for workers to commute 35 miles or more to jobs in Union County.
    For additional population and employment trends, employment by industry sector, commuting patterns, education attainment levels and other labor force activity information, visit the website of the Georgia Department of Labor for an AREA LABOR PROFILE for Union County, GA.