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County Details
County #063: Greene MSA: Area of State: East Central
Communities: Boligee, Eutaw, Forkland, Union
Population and Income Estimates
  County 15-mile Radius 30-mile Radius 45-mile Radius
2010 Census
9,045 11,070 79,188 291,129
2016 Estimate
9,070 10,937 83,900 307,081
2021 Projection
8,902 10,702 85,600 317,537
2016 Est. Median Household Income
$27,851 $28,888 $36,852 $37,064
2016 Est. Median Age
43 42 38 35

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
Greene 2,893 2,600 293 10.1%
2014 Workforce Commuting Patterns
There are 748 county residents working in the county and 2,289 working outside of the county. Additionally, there are a total of 894 residents living outside of Greene county that commute to jobs within the county.
Top Five Counties Receiving Workers
1. Tuscaloosa   2. Greene   3. Marengo
4. Jefferson   5. Montgomery
Top Five Counties Sending Workers
1. Greene   2. Tuscaloosa   3. Hale
4. Marengo   5. Sumter

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: 1,756
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting: 41
Mining: **
Utilities: **
Construction: 27
Manufacturing: 421
Wholesale Trade: **
Retail Trade: 164
Transportation and Warehousing: 10
Information: 5
Finance and Insurance: 29
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing: **
Professional and Technical Services: **
Management of Companies and Enterprises: **
Administrative and Waste Services: **
Educational Services: **
Health Care and Social Assistance: **
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation: 122
Accommodation and Food Services: 94
Other Services (except public administration): 49
Total Federal Government: 25
Total State Government: 55
Total Local Government: 569
 
County Wage by Industry
Total: $58,384,997
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting: $1,393,233
Mining: **
Utilities: **
Construction: $1,718,232
Manufacturing: $17,385,853
Wholesale Trade: **
Retail Trade: $3,109,473
Transportation and Warehousing: $391,591
Information: $66,854
Finance and Insurance: $1,169,914
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing: **
Professional and Technical Services: **
Management of Companies and Enterprises: **
Administrative and Waste Services: **
Educational Services: **
Health Care and Social Assistance: **
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation: $4,440,704
Accommodation and Food Services: $1,252,470
Other Services (except public administration): $574,346
Total Federal Government: $1,069,580
Total State Government: $1,748,284
Total Local Government: $18,475,499
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 Greene County
WestRock CompanyPaper Boxes200
Greene County Health SystemHealthcare and Medical Services200
Greene County Board of EducationEducation Services182
SouthFresh AcquacultureCatfish Processing160
Greene County Steam Plant - Alabama PowerElectricity124
GreenTrack, IncorporatedElectronic Bingo104
United RoofingSaturated Felt Roofing materials40
Eutaw Hardwood DimensionsHickory Sawdust, Handle Blanks and Drunstick Dowels25
REM DirectionalCorrectional Drilling/Machine Shop Operation25
Merchants and Farmers BankFinancial and Banking Services25
Major Manufacturing Employers in Greene County
WestRock CompanyPaper Boxes200
SouthFresh AcquacultureCatfish Processing160
Greene County Steam Plant - Alabama PowerElectricity124
United RoofingSaturated Felt Roofing Materials40
Eutaw Hardwood DimensionsHickory Sawdust, Handle Blanks and Drunstick Dowels25
REM DirectionalCorrectional Drilling/Machine Shop Operation25
Enterprise ProductsFuel Terminal and Pipeline Services5
Source: Local economic development contacts
Education
2016 County Population 25 Plus by Education Attainment
Graduate/Professional Degree:   3.6%
Bachelors Degree: 8.3%
Associates Degree: 6.3%
Some College, No Degree: 20.9%
High School Graduate/GED: 37.8%
9-12th Grade (No Diploma): 16.5%
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

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
Greene 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: 3.0% 4.0%
Use Tax General Rate: 3.0% 4.0%
Sales Tax on Machinery: 0.8% 1.5%
Use Tax on Machinery: 0.8% 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-20      
Federal Highways in County: US-11       US-43      
Railroads Serving County: BNSF      

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

Commercial Air Service General Aviation Service
Nearest commerical air service: Golden Triangle Regional Airport Nearest general aviation facility: Eutaw Municipal Airport
Columbus, MS Eutaw, AL

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