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County Details
County #057: Fayette MSA: Area of State: East Central
Communities: Belk, Berry, Fayette, Glen Allen
Population and Income Estimates
  County 15-mile Radius 30-mile Radius 45-mile Radius
2010 Census
17,241 18,110 90,910 433,740
2017 Estimate
17,103 17,830 91,420 447,914
2022 Projection
16,908 17,545 91,169 454,367
2017 Est. Median Household Income
$35,689 $36,089 $39,821 $39,355
2017 Est. Median Age
44 44 43 37

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
2016 Labor Force
County Civilian Labor Force Employment Unemployment Unemployment Rate
Fayette 6,543 6,087 456 7.0%
2014 Workforce Commuting Patterns
There are 1,869 county residents working in the county and 4,729 working outside of the county. Additionally, there are a total of 1,972 residents living outside of Fayette county that commute to jobs within the county.
Top Five Counties Receiving Workers
1. Tuscaloosa    2. Marion    3. Jefferson
4. Walker    5. Lamar
Top Five Counties Sending Workers
1. Marion    2. Lamar    3. Tuscaloosa
4. Jefferson    5. Walker

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: 4,053
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting: 173
Mining: 32
Utilities: **
Construction: 82
Manufacturing: 915
Wholesale Trade: **
Retail Trade: 583
Transportation and Warehousing: 94
Information: 24
Finance and Insurance: 99
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing: 11
Professional and Technical Services: 31
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): 66
Total Federal Government: 38
Total State Government: 244
Total Local Government: 929
 
County Wage by Industry
Total: $129,197,341
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting: $5,070,619
Mining: $1,334,577
Utilities: **
Construction: $3,360,815
Manufacturing: $36,758,692
Wholesale Trade: **
Retail Trade: $14,336,345
Transportation and Warehousing: $3,318,306
Information: $966,922
Finance and Insurance: $4,121,495
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing: $373,498
Professional and Technical Services: $1,106,844
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): $1,511,536
Total Federal Government: $1,599,627
Total State Government: $7,750,046
Total Local Government: $29,998,261
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 Fayette County
Fayette Medical CenterHospital315
Fayette County Board of EducationK-12 Education304
Best GloveLatex Gloves245
Ox Bodies, TBEI Inc.Dump Truck Bodies150
Gerogia Pacific CorporationLumber Mill106
Dal-Tile InternationalCommercial Tile85
Bevill State Community College- Fayette CampusCommunity College60
Lumber Remanufacturing Services Inc.Lumber Mill50
Fayette FabricationRepairs/Builds Custom Racks , Carts, and Skids30
Phifer WireWoven Fabric for Backer Board25
Major Manufacturing Employers in Fayette County
Showa Best GloveLatex Gloves245
Ox-Bodies, TREI Inc.Dump Truck Bodies220
Georgia Pacific CorporationLumber Mill106
Dal-Tile InternationalCommercial Tile85
Lumber Remanufacturing ServicesLumber Mill50
Fayette FabricationRepair Builds Custom Racks, Carts, and Skids50
Phifer WireWoven Fabrics for Backer Board45
VCI, Inc.Wire Die Repair23
Custom Automated ServicesWiring Harnesses20
Sanford & Son Truss, Inc.Roof Trusses and Building Supplies19
Source: Local economic development contacts
Education
2017 County Population 25 Plus by Education Attainment
Graduate/Professional Degree:   5.8%
Bachelors Degree: 9.0%
Associates Degree: 6.9%
Some College, No Degree: 17.9%
High School Graduate/GED: 39.1%
9-12th Grade (No Diploma): 13.7%
Less than 9th Grade: 7.6%

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
Bevill State Community College @ Fayette - Fayette, 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
Fayette 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: 2.00% 4.00%
Use Tax General Rate: 2.00% 4.00%
Sales Tax on Machinery: 0.25% 1.50%
Use Tax on Machinery: 0.25% 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-43      
Railroads Serving County: BNSF       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: Richard Arthur Field Airport(Fayette)
Birmingham, AL Fayette, AL

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