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County Details
County #037: Coosa MSA: Area of State: Central
Communities: Goodwater, Kellyton, Rockford
Population and Income Estimates
  County 15-mile Radius 30-mile Radius 45-mile Radius
2010 Census
11,539 17,061 202,950 703,188
2017 Estimate
10,882 16,235 206,478 725,061
2022 Projection
10,215 15,493 207,956 739,361
2016 Est. Median Household Income
$37,587 $40,000 $45,975 $50,594
2016 Est. Median Age
46 44 40 38

Source: ESRI. Note: Radius data is from county seat. Portions of the Data or Maps include the intellectual property of Esri and its licensors and are used under license. Copyright © 2017 Esri and its licensors. All rights reserved.
County Labor Analysis
2016 Labor Force
County Civilian Labor Force Employment Unemployment Unemployment Rate
Coosa 4,444 4,171 273 6.1%
2014 Workforce Commuting Patterns
There are 326 county residents working in the county and 4,124 working outside of the county. Additionally, there are a total of 977 residents living outside of Coosa county that commute to jobs within the county.
Top Five Counties Receiving Workers
1. Talladega   2. Tallapoosa   3. Jefferson
4. Montgomery   5. Coosa
Top Five Counties Sending Workers
1. Coosa   2. Tallapoosa   3. Talladega
4. Clay   5. Shelby

Source: US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics; U.S.Census Bureau, Center for Economic Studies, LEHD Origin-Destination Employment Statistics (LODES) , OnTheMap application.
County Employment by Industry
Total: 1,344
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting: 43
Mining: **
Utilities: **
Construction: 21
Manufacturing: 576
Wholesale Trade: 26
Retail Trade: 86
Transportation and Warehousing: **
Information: **
Finance and Insurance: **
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing: **
Professional and Technical Services: 18
Management of Companies and Enterprises: **
Administrative and Waste Services: **
Educational Services: **
Health Care and Social Assistance: **
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation: **
Accommodation and Food Services: **
Other Services (except public administration): 20
Total Federal Government: 18
Total State Government: **
Total Local Government: **
 
County Wage by Industry
Total: $48,266,422
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting: $1,859,665
Mining: **
Utilities: **
Construction: $645,069
Manufacturing: $24,215,739
Wholesale Trade: $1,098,833
Retail Trade: $1,637,003
Transportation and Warehousing: **
Information: **
Finance and Insurance: **
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing: **
Professional and Technical Services: $775,291
Management of Companies and Enterprises: **
Administrative and Waste Services: **
Educational Services: **
Health Care and Social Assistance: **
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation: **
Accommodation and Food Services: **
Other Services (except public administration): $653,691
Total Federal Government: $761,179
Total State Government: **
Total Local Government: **
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages, 2016 annual averages.. Note: **Data do not meet BLS or state agency disclosure standards
Major Employers in Coosa County
Madix Shelving, Racking330
Coosa County Board of Education School SystemEducation175
AmTechElectronic Wire Harnesses125
Coosa County CommissionGovernment76
Wingfield EngineeringManufacturing60
My Charter HRPayroll, Insurance, Human Resources50
SIGMAGray and Ductile Iron40
IndusTREE Pole - Coosa PinesWood Products35
Wellington IndustriesAutomotive Metal Fabrication12
A&E Metal RoofingCustom Steel Roofing Panels6
Major Manufacturing Employers in Coosa County
MadixShelving, Racking330
AmTechElectronic Wire Harnesses125
Wingfield EngineeringAutomotive - Metal Fabrication60
SIGMAGray and Ductile Iron40
IndusTREE Poles - Coosa PinesWood Products35
Wellington IndustriesAutomotive - Metal Fabrication12
A&E Metal RoofingCustom Steel Roofing Panels6
Source: Local economic development contacts
Education
2017 County Population 25 Plus by Education Attainment
Graduate/Professional Degree:   3.5%
Bachelors Degree: 5.5%
Associates Degree: 7.0%
Some College, No Degree: 21.3%
High School Graduate/GED: 37.8%
9-12th Grade (No Diploma): 16.5%
Less than 9th Grade: 8.4%

Source: ESRI. Note: Portions of the Data or Maps include the intellectual property of Esri and its licensors and are used under license. Copyright © 2017 Esri and its licensors. All rights reserved.
Colleges and Universities

Source: Alabama Commission on Higher Education. Note: Information on Alabama’s two and four year colleges can be found on the Commission’s website http://www.ache.state.al.us/Colleges&Universities/InstitutionalMap.htm


School Systems
Coosa County

Source: Alabama Department of Education; www.alsde.edu. Note: Detailed information on Alabama’s public school systems and individual schools can be accessed on the Alabama Department of Education website; http://www.alsde.edu/Home/Reports/ReportsBySite.aspx
Taxes
2017 County Profile General Tax Structure
Ad Valorem Tax     Alabama has a state property tax rate of 6.5 mills (3 mills for education). Both county and city can levy property tax. All real and personal business property is assessed at 20% of fair market value.

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Other Business Related Taxes County (Outside Incorporated Areas) State
State Tax General Rate: 2.0% 4.0%
Use Tax General Rate: 2.0% 4.0%
Sales Tax on Machinery: 2.0% 1.5%
Use Tax on Machinery: 2.0% 1.5%
Source: Alabama Department of Revenue; www.ador.state.al.us. Note: Information on business-related taxes is available on the Alabama Department of Revenue website at www.ador.state.al.us. Construction materials are taxed at the general rate. Inventories and goods-in-process are not taxed.
Transportation
Interstates in County: None      
Federal Highways in County: US-280       US-84      
Railroads Serving County: Norfolk Southern      

Source: Alabama Department of Transportation Intermodal Division, www.dot.state.al.us

Commercial Air Service General Aviation Service
Nearest commerical air service: Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport Nearest general aviation facility: Thomas C. Russell Airport
Birmingham, AL Alexander City, AL

Source: EDPA Survey of Commercial Airports; Alabama Department of Transportation Aeronautics Bureau; www.dot.state.al.us; Airnav.com