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Industries choose Limestone County because of its large workforce and extensive workforce training resources.

Located in North Alabama, Limestone County is part of the Huntsville, Alabama MSA and has access to a very large labor pool of over 523,272. North Alabama is the fastest growing region in the state and Huntsville is projected to become the state’s largest city within a few years. A wide range of workforce training resources are available to ensure our local industries have the trained workforce they need to succeed.

Limestone County Workforce by the Numbers


Civilian Labor Force
Limestone County | 2023


Civilian Labor Force
Huntsville MSA | 2023


Civilian Labor Force
North Alabama Workforce Region 1 | 2019


Average Commute


Fastest Growing County
In Alabama, 2023


Lower Cost of Living
Than U.S. Average

Data sources: Alabama Dept of Labor, US Census

Access more labor market data for Limestone County using the Interactive Workforce Tool provided by TVA.

Limestone County is Home to Robotics Technology Park, the Country’s First State-of-the-Art Robotics Training Center.

Limestone County is home to the Robotics Technology Park, the country’s first state-of-the-art robotics training center that offers free robotics training to employees of companies located in Alabama.

The campus features three training facilities, each with a unique focus:

  • Robotic Maintenance Training Center
    A 60,000 square foot facility providing no-cost training to Alabama industries and their affiliates.
  • Advanced Technology Research & Development Center
    Four – 6,000 square foot client suites are available at no cost for research & development projects (the cost of utilities are billed on consumption basis).
  • Integration, Entrepreneurial & Paint/Dispense Training Center
    This 51,000 square foot facility allows companies to build, test, and adapt automation for new and existing manufacturing processes.

Other Local Workforce Training Resources

Calhoun Community College located in Limestone County is the state’s largest community college. Calhoun ranks #1 in the US in awarding degrees in Advanced Manufacturing, according to Economic Modeling Specialist International (EMSI). This ranking includes all community colleges, technical colleges, and universities across the country. Calhoun opened a dedicated Automotive Technology Center in 2019.

AIDT is recognized as one of the top statewide workforce development programs in the country and offers comprehensive training and workforce support services customized to a company’s unique needs.

Alabama Technology Network helps Alabama employers be more efficient, more productive, and more competitive by providing training, services, or connections to other available resources. Services are customized to the needs of individual companies and include lean manufacturing, quality systems and engineering, industrial maintenance, engineering and technical services, and more.