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County Details
County #071: Jackson MSA: Area of State: Northeast
Communities: Bridgeport, Dutton, Hollywood, Hytop, Langston, Paint Rock, Pisgah, Pleasant Groves, Scottsboro, Section, Skyline, Stevenson, Woodville
Population and Income Estimates
  County 15-mile Radius 30-mile Radius 45-mile Radius
2010 Census
53,227 46,273 269,994 817,552
2017 Estimate
53,404 46,261 279,343 854,043
2022 Projection
53,068 46,094 285,958 877,974
2017 Est. Median Household Income
$37,850 $38,064 $49,472 $47,644
2017 Est. Median Age
44 43 41 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
2016 Labor Force
County Civilian Labor Force Employment Unemployment Unemployment Rate
Jackson 23,636 22,117 1,519 6.4%
2014 Workforce Commuting Patterns
There are 9,409 county residents working in the county and 9,679 working outside of the county. Additionally, there are a total of 6,226 residents living outside of Jackson county that commute to jobs within the county.
Top Five Counties Receiving Workers
1. Madison    2. DeKalb    3. Hamilton, TN
4. Marshall    5. Jefferson
Top Five Counties Sending Workers
1. DeKalb    2. Marshall    3. Madison
4. Marion, TN   5. Cullman

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: 16,287
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting: **
Mining: **
Utilities: **
Construction: 477
Manufacturing: 5,590
Wholesale Trade: 473
Retail Trade: 2,330
Transportation and Warehousing: **
Information: 72
Finance and Insurance: 363
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing: 90
Professional and Technical Services: 242
Management of Companies and Enterprises: 43
Administrative and Waste Services: 372
Educational Services: **
Health Care and Social Assistance: **
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation: 28
Accommodation and Food Services: 1,215
Other Services (except public administration): 193
Total Federal Government: 203
Total State Government: 185
Total Local Government: 2,853
 
County Wage by Industry
Total: $560,844,136
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting: **
Mining: **
Utilities: **
Construction: $19,003,849
Manufacturing: $224,291,242
Wholesale Trade: $18,079,217
Retail Trade: $53,316,394
Transportation and Warehousing: **
Information: $2,221,306
Finance and Insurance: $15,682,963
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing: $2,679,521
Professional and Technical Services: $10,397,368
Management of Companies and Enterprises: $3,602,859
Administrative and Waste Services: $7,357,981
Educational Services: **
Health Care and Social Assistance: **
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation: $611,201
Accommodation and Food Services: $16,673,723
Other Services (except public administration): $5,089,846
Total Federal Government: $15,800,983
Total State Government: $7,453,508
Total Local Government: $101,182,901
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 Jackson County
Maples Industries, Inc.Scatter Rugs and Bath Sets1,862
Jackson County Board of EducationCounty Public Schools745
Highlands Medical CenterHealthcare731
Beaulieu America, LLCStaple Fiber, Primary and Secondary Carpet Backings645
Lozier Corporation Store Fixtures444
Heat Transfer Products Group, LLCCommercial Refrigeration Units425
WestRock Company Corrugated Medium Paperboard410
Scottsboro City Board of EducationCity Public Schools340
Sanoh America, Inc.Automotive Fluid Handling Systems317
United States Stove Company, Inc.Gypsum Board, Joint Treatment250
Major Manufacturing Employers in Jackson County
Maples Industries, Inc.Scatter Rugs and Bath Sets1,862
Beaulieu America, LLCStaple Fiber, Primary and Secondary Carpet Backings645
Lozier CorporationStore Fixtures444
Heat Transfer Products Group, LLCCommercial Refrigeration Units425
WestRockCorrugated Medium Paperboard410
Sanoh America, Inc.Automotive Fluid Handling Systems317
United States Stove Company, Inc.Wood and Coal Heaters250
Polymer IndustriesIndustrial Plastics200
KTN.A.Automotive Interior Carpeting120
US Gypsum CorporationGypsum Board, Joint Treatment111
Source: Local economic development contacts
Education
2017 County Population 25 Plus by Education Attainment
Graduate/Professional Degree:   4.8%
Bachelors Degree: 8.3%
Associates Degree: 8.6%
Some College, No Degree: 16.2%
High School Graduate/GED: 40.1%
9-12th Grade (No Diploma): 14.6%
Less than 9th Grade: 7.4%

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
Jackson County
Scottsboro 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: 1.00% 1.50%
Use Tax on Machinery: 1.00% 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-72      
Railroads Serving County: CSX Transportation       Norfolk Southern      

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

Commercial Air Service General Aviation Service
Nearest commerical air service: Huntsville Int'l Airport-Carl T Jones Field Nearest general aviation facility: Word Field(Scottsboro)
Huntsville, AL Scottsboro, AL

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