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County Details
County #061: Geneva MSA: Dothan Area of State: Southeast
Communities: Black, Coffee Springs, Geneva, Hartford, Malvern, Samson, Slocomb
Population and Income Estimates
  County 15-mile Radius 30-mile Radius 45-mile Radius
2010 Census
26,790 26,930 210,287 406,442
2018 Estimate
26,987 26,986 216,780 421,370
2023 Projection
26,801 26,940 221,112 430,948
2018 Est. Median Household Income
$38,502 $36,481 $43,453 $41,950
2018 Est. Median Age
44 45 40 41

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
Geneva 10,817 10,355 462 4.3%
2015 Workforce Commuting Patterns
There are 2,537 county residents working in the county and 6,487 working outside of the county. Additionally, there are a total of 1,959 residents living outside of Geneva county that commute to jobs within the county.
Top Five Counties Receiving Workers
1. Houston    2. Coffee    3. Dale
4. Covington    5. Montgomery
Top Five Counties Sending Workers
1. Houston   2. Coffee   3. Holmes, FL
4. Covington   5. Dale

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: 4,889
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting: **
Mining: **
Utilities: 57
Construction: 142
Manufacturing: 710
Wholesale Trade: 279
Retail Trade: 279
Transportation and Warehousing: 187
Information: **
Finance and Insurance: 172
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing: 37
Professional and Technical Services: 90
Management of Companies and Enterprises: **
Administrative and Waste Services: **
Educational Services: **
Health Care and Social Assistance: 246
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation: **
Accommodation and Food Services: **
Other Services (except public administration): **
Total Federal Government: 54
Total State Government: 92
Total Local Government: 1,252
 
County Wage by Industry
Total: $158,855,505
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting: **
Mining: **
Utilities: $4,311,247
Construction: $5,532,225
Manufacturing: $23,929,883
Wholesale Trade: $16,677,733
Retail Trade: $16,677,733
Transportation and Warehousing: $4,802,635
Information: **
Finance and Insurance: $7,650,756
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing: $912,571
Professional and Technical Services: $2,647,559
Management of Companies and Enterprises: **
Administrative and Waste Services: **
Educational Services: **
Health Care and Social Assistance: $9,233,515
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation: **
Accommodation and Food Services: **
Other Services (except public administration): **
Total Federal Government: $2,508,283
Total State Government: $3,286,495
Total Local Government: $40,031,583
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages, 2017 annual averages. Note: **Data do not meet BLS or state agency disclosure standards.
Major Employers in Geneva County
ReliableLouvers and grills388
Geneva County School SystemEducation358
Wiregrass Hospital & Nursing HomeHealthcare350
SYSCO Food Services GulfcoastWholesale Food305
Geneva City School SystemEducation154
Brooks PeanutsPeanut Shelling and Processing116
Air PerformanceAluminum Louvers98
Outdoor AluminumAluminum Products80
Lincoln FabricsWeaving Facility35
Harrell Milling CompanyGrain34
Major Manufacturing Employers in Geneva County
ReliableLouvers and grills388
SYSCO Food Services GulfcoastWholesale Food305
Brooks PeanutsPeanut Shelling and Processing116
Air PerformanceAluminum Louvers98
Outdoor AluminumAluminum Products80
Samson Plastic PipePlastic Pipe Manufacturing37
Lincoln FabricsWeaving Facility35
Harrell Milling CompanyGrain34
Tates DistributionFood Store31
Hammer Construction CompanyContract Work27
Source: Local economic development contacts
Education
2018 County Population 25 Plus by Education Attainment
Graduate/Professional Degree:   3.7%
Bachelors Degree: 8.6%
Associates Degree: 8.3%
Some College, No Degree: 22.1%
High School Graduate/GED: 35.6%
9-12th Grade (No Diploma): 13.5%
Less than 9th Grade: 8.2%

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

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
Geneva City
Geneva 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: 1.50% 1.50%
Use Tax on Machinery: 1.50% 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:
Railroads Serving County:

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: Logan Field Airport(Samson)
Dothan, AL Samson, AL

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