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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 46,273 269,994 817,532
2018 Estimate
53,226 46,258 280,098 858,815
2023 Projection
52,645 45,961 286,451 883,859
2018 Est. Median Household Income
$38,627 $39,119 $50,874 $49,447
2018 Est. Median Age
44 43 42 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
Jackson 23,066 21,966 1,100 4.8%
2015 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: 15,784
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting: **
Mining: **
Utilities: **
Construction: 448
Manufacturing: 5,404
Wholesale Trade: 485
Retail Trade: 485
Transportation and Warehousing: **
Information: 80
Finance and Insurance: 370
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing: 92
Professional and Technical Services: 226
Management of Companies and Enterprises: 43
Administrative and Waste Services: 276
Educational Services: **
Health Care and Social Assistance: **
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation: 28
Accommodation and Food Services: 1,222
Other Services (except public administration): 188
Total Federal Government: 152
Total State Government: 195
Total Local Government: 2,754
 
County Wage by Industry
Total: $558,224,912
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting: **
Mining: **
Utilities: **
Construction: $17,341,239
Manufacturing: $222,615,229
Wholesale Trade: $18,976,711
Retail Trade: $18,976,711
Transportation and Warehousing: **
Information: $2,187,946
Finance and Insurance: $17,810,621
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing: $2,918,889
Professional and Technical Services: $10,241,252
Management of Companies and Enterprises: $3,576,165
Administrative and Waste Services: $5,221,473
Educational Services: **
Health Care and Social Assistance: **
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation: $664,538
Accommodation and Food Services: $16,745,578
Other Services (except public administration): $5,270,668
Total Federal Government: $11,942,894
Total State Government: $7,846,478
Total Local Government: $101,968,802
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 Jackson County
Maples IndustryBath Rugs1,734
Jackson County Board of EducationCounty Public Schools735
Highlands Medical CenterHealthcare731
HTPG IncRefrigeration Units464
Lozier CorporationStore Fixtures444
WestRockCorrugated Paperboard410
Scottsboro Board of EducationCity Public Schools320
Sahoh AmericaAutomotive Brake Lines314
Engineered FloorsHardwood Flooring250
Jackson County GovernmentGovernment Services226
Major Manufacturing Employers in Jackson County
Maples IndustryBath Rugs1,734
HTPG IncRefrigeration Units464
Lozier IncStore Fixtures444
WestRockCorrugated Paperboard410
Sanoh AmericaAutomotive brake lines314
Engineered FloorsHardwood Flooring250
Mohawk IndustriesCarpet Backing190
U.S. StoveHeaters150
KTNAAutomotive Interior Carpeting120
US Gypsum CorporationGypsum Board111
Source: Local economic development contacts
Education
2018 County Population 25 Plus by Education Attainment
Graduate/Professional Degree:   5.1%
Bachelors Degree: 8.2%
Associates Degree: 8.9%
Some College, No Degree: 17.2%
High School Graduate/GED: 40.7%
9-12th Grade (No Diploma): 13.0%
Less than 9th Grade: 7.0%

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

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