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County Details
County #043: Cullman MSA: Area of State: North Central
Communities: Baileyton, Colony, Cullman, Dodge City, Fairview, Garden City, Good Hope, Hanceville, Holly Pond, So. Vinemont, West Point
Population and Income Estimates
  County 15-mile Radius 30-mile Radius 45-mile Radius
2010 Census
80,406 81,073 307,968 1,103,510
2016 Estimate
82,969 83,468 313,553 1,141,017
2021 Projection
85,057 85,361 317,113 1,169,250
2016 Est. Median Household Income
$38,461 $38,172 $42,923 $45,872
2016 Est. Median Age
41 41 41 40

Source: ESRI. Note: Portions of the Data or Maps include the intellectual property of Esri and its licensors and are used under license. Copyright © 2016 Esri and its licensors. All rights reserved.
County Labor Analysis
2016 Labor Force
County Civilian Labor Force Employment Unemployment Unemployment Rate
Cullman 37,715 35,792 1,923 5.1%
2014 Workforce Commuting Patterns
There are 15,447 county residents working in the county and 16,416 working outside of the county. Additionally, there are a total of 11,083 residents living outside of Cullman county that commute to jobs within the county.
Top Five Counties Receiving Workers
1. Cullman   2. Jefferson   3. Madison
4. Morgan   5. Marshall
Top Five Counties Sending Workers
1. Cullman   2. Morgan   3. Blount
4. Jefferson   5. Marshll

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: 27,666
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting: **
Mining: **
Utilities: 122
Construction: 1,282
Manufacturing: 5,456
Wholesale Trade: 852
Retail Trade: 3,701
Transportation and Warehousing: 1,852
Information: 159
Finance and Insurance: 668
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing: 172
Professional and Technical Services: 540
Management of Companies and Enterprises: 214
Administrative and Waste Services: 935
Educational Services: 45
Health Care and Social Assistance: 3,727
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation: 162
Accommodation and Food Services: 2,556
Other Services (except public administration): 536
Total Federal Government: 207
Total State Government: 728
Total Local Government: 3,324
 
County Wage by Industry
Total: $1,014,865,099
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting: **
Mining: **
Utilities: $8,241,525
Construction: $48,564,200
Manufacturing: $248,854,609
Wholesale Trade: $38,229,849
Retail Trade: $96,429,043
Transportation and Warehousing: $85,019,902
Information: $6,842,764
Finance and Insurance: $35,324,116
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing: $6,496,822
Professional and Technical Services: $23,502,078
Management of Companies and Enterprises: $21,044,228
Administrative and Waste Services: $22,840,017
Educational Services: $678,199
Health Care and Social Assistance: $155,858,859
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation: $3,231,824
Accommodation and Food Services: $35,032,437
Other Services (except public administration): $16,161,800
Total Federal Government: $10,877,739
Total State Government: $26,214,121
Total Local Government: $111,230,928
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages, 2015 annual averages.. Note: **Data do not meet BLS or state agency disclosure standards
Major Employers in Cullman County
Cullman County SchoolsEducation1,241
REHAUAuto Exterior Moldings and Construction Materials1,056
Wal-Mart DistributionDistribution1,053
Cullman Regional Medical CenterHealthcare979
State of AlabamaGovernment726
Wal-Mart Super Center North/SouthRetail700
Topre America CorporationAutomotive Metal Stamping604
Golden Rod BroilersPoultry Processing600
Wallace State Community CollegeEducation511
Cullman County CommissionGovernment508
Major Manufacturing Employers in Cullman County
REHAUAuto Exterior Moldings and Construction Materials1,056
Topre America CorporationAutomotive Metal Stamping604
Yutaka TechnologiesTorque / Catalytic Converters411
Rusken PackagingCorrugated Boxes360
American ProteinsPoultry Meal, Hydrolyzed260
General DynamicsHigh Tech Precision Machining215
WestRockCorrugated Packaging200
Cash AcmePressure Regulating Valves / Plumbing Accessories185
NAFCOMetal Fabrication175
McGriff IndustriesTire Manufacturing150
Source: Local economic development contacts
Education
2016 County Population 25 Plus by Education Attainment
Graduate/Professional Degree:   5.9%
Bachelors Degree: 9.6%
Associates Degree: 11.0%
Some College, No Degree: 22.5%
High School Graduate/GED: 34.0%
9-12th Grade (No Diploma): 10.4%
Less than 9th Grade: 6.6%

Source: ESRI. Note: Portions of the Data or Maps include the intellectual property of Esri and its licensors and are used under license. Copyright © 2016 Esri and its licensors. All rights reserved.
Colleges and Universities
Wallace State Community College - Hanceville, AL

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
Cullman City
Cullman 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
2015 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: 4.5% 4.0%
Use Tax General Rate: 4.5% 4.0%
Sales Tax on Machinery: 1.5% 1.5%
Use Tax on Machinery: 1.5% 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: I-65      
Federal Highways in County: US-278       US-31      
Railroads Serving County: CSX Transportation      

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: Folsom Field Airport(Cullman)
Birmingham, AL Cullman, AL

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