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County Details
County #045: Dale MSA: Area of State: Southeast
Communities: Ariton, Clayhatchee, Daleville, Grimes, Level Plains, Midland City, Napier Field, Newton, Ozark, Pinckard
Population and Income Estimates
  County 15-mile Radius 30-mile Radius 45-mile Radius
2010 Census
50,251 72,033 238,622 364,826
2018 Estimate
50,465 73,044 245,590 371,328
2023 Projection
50,369 73,448 248,840 373,481
2018 Est. Median Household Income
$43,623 $47,454 $43,763 $40,416
2018 Est. Median Age
37 37 39 40

Source: ESRI. Note: Radius data is from county seat. Portions of the Data 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
2017 Labor Force
County Civilian Labor Force Employment Unemployment Unemployment Rate
Dale 19,868 18,987 881 4.4%
2015 Workforce Commuting Patterns
There are 5,072 county residents working in the county and 9,875 working outside of the county. Additionally, there are a total of 8,108 residents living outside of Dale county that commute to jobs within the county.
Top Five Counties Receiving Workers
1. Houston    2. Coffee    3. Montgomery
4. Jefferson    5. Pike
Top Five Counties Sending Workers
1. Houston    2. Coffee    3. Geneva
4. Henry    5. Barbour

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: 16,780
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting: **
Mining: **
Utilities: 81
Construction: 568
Manufacturing: 4,205
Wholesale Trade: 99
Retail Trade: 1,214
Transportation and Warehousing: 689
Information: 24
Finance and Insurance: 285
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing: 150
Professional and Technical Services: 579
Management of Companies and Enterprises: 377
Administrative and Waste Services: 436
Educational Services: 545
Health Care and Social Assistance: 929
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation: 15
Accommodation and Food Services: 1,171
Other Services (except public administration): 203
Total Federal Government: 3,053
Total State Government: 161
Total Local Government: 1,916
 
County Wage by Industry
Total: $882,522,706
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting: **
Mining: **
Utilities: $5,446,214
Construction: $28,194,138
Manufacturing: $312,860,729
Wholesale Trade: $3,934,214
Retail Trade: $29,311,468
Transportation and Warehousing: $41,315,662
Information: $1,360,075
Finance and Insurance: $11,623,719
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing: $6,391,306
Professional and Technical Services: $32,028,639
Management of Companies and Enterprises: $15,754,877
Administrative and Waste Services: $17,793,514
Educational Services: $48,774,858
Health Care and Social Assistance: $32,956,957
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation: $234,573
Accommodation and Food Services: $17,261,628
Other Services (except public administration): $4,384,343
Total Federal Government: $198,186,020
Total State Government: $6,900,216
Total Local Government: $64,743,825
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 Dale County
Army Fleet SupportAviation Maintenance3,284
Michelin North America, Inc.Automobile Tires584
Covan International, Inc.Headquarters, Distribution250
Jeld-WenDoors150
Computer Sciences CorporationAviation Simulation130
E&H Steel CorporationStructural Steel Fabrication125
MAHA USA, LLCAutomotive Lifts70
Bell HelicopterHelicopter Maintenance and Refurbishing51
Quality FabMetal Fabrication51
Brown ManufacturingFarm Equipment35
Major Manufacturing Employers in Dale County
Michelin North America, Inc.Automobile Tires584
Jeld-WenDoor Manufacturing150
E&H Steel CorporationStructural Steel Fabrication125
MAHA USA, LLC.Automotive Lifts70
Bell HelicopterHelicopter Refurbishing and Maintenance51
Quality FabMetal Fabrication51
Trailer WorldUtility and Heavy Equipment Trailers40
Brown ManufacturingFarm Equipment35
Frit Industries, Inc.Agriculture Micronutrients34
ArichemSpecialty Chemicals30
Source: Local economic development contacts
Education
2018 County Population 25 Plus by Education Attainment
Graduate/Professional Degree:   5.9%
Bachelors Degree: 11.0%
Associates Degree: 10.4%
Some College, No Degree: 26.5%
High School Graduate/GED: 32.5%
9-12th Grade (No Diploma): 8.7%
Less than 9th Grade: 5.0%

Source: ESRI. Note: Portions of the Data 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
George C Wallace Comm College Fort Rucker Campus - Fort Rucker, 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://http://www.ache.state.al.us/Content/CollegesUniversities/AlaInstitutionMap.aspx


School Systems
Dale County
Daleville City
Ozark City

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: 2.00% 4.00%
Use Tax General Rate: 2.00% 4.00%
Sales Tax on Machinery: 0.50% 1.50%
Use Tax on Machinery: 0.50% 1.50%
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-231      
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: Dothan Regional Airport Nearest general aviation facility: Blackwell Field Airport
Dothan, AL Ozark, AL

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