Employment outlook good in Panhandle, South Alabama communities – Pensacola Today

Locally, the new Daphne-Fairhope-Foley metro area, which includes all of Baldwin County, Alabama sits between the older Pensacola and Mobile metros and has 66,800 jobs.

While the Newgeography calculations use data going back to 2003, more recent years are weighted more heavily, so that 2014 is the single most important year in determining index values.

Looking at neighboring metros on this same index, the new Daphne-Fairhope-Foley metro area ranked highest, coming in 66th, Fort Walton Beach and Panama City ranked 163rd and 169th, respectively. Tallahassee ranked 221st, while Montgomery, Mobile and Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula ranked 350th, 379th and 394th respectively.

via Employment outlook good in Panhandle, South Alabama communities – Pensacola Today.