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County Details
County #123: Tallapoosa MSA: Area of State: East Central
Communities: Alexander City, Camp Hill, Dadeville, Daviston, Goldville, Jacksons Gap, New Site
Population and Income Estimates
  County 15-mile Radius 30-mile Radius 45-mile Radius
2010 Census
41,616 34,957 196,156 576,558
2018 Estimate
41,816 35,179 210,986 602,627
2023 Projection
41,365 34,889 218,728 616,565
2018 Est. Median Household Income
$39,237 $39,404 $39,337 $46,118
2018 Est. Median Age
45 46 35 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
2017 Labor Force
County Civilian Labor Force Employment Unemployment Unemployment Rate
Tallapoosa 18,279 17,519 760 4.2%
2015 Workforce Commuting Patterns
There are 6,515 county residents working in the county and 9,894 working outside of the county. Additionally, there are a total of 5,855 residents living outside of Tallapoosa county that commute to jobs within the county.
Top Five Counties Receiving Workers
1. Lee    2. Montgomery    3. Elmore
4. Jefferson    5. Talladega
Top Five Counties Sending Workers
1. Coosa    2. Talladega    3. Lee
4. Elmore    5. Montgomery

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: 13,300
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting: **
Mining: **
Utilities: 38
Construction: 588
Manufacturing: 2,718
Wholesale Trade: 125
Retail Trade: 125
Transportation and Warehousing: 108
Information: 109
Finance and Insurance: 241
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing: 105
Professional and Technical Services: 214
Management of Companies and Enterprises: 234
Administrative and Waste Services: 1,471
Educational Services: **
Health Care and Social Assistance: **
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation: 244
Accommodation and Food Services: 1,028
Other Services (except public administration): 209
Total Federal Government: 92
Total State Government: 394
Total Local Government: 1,534
 
County Wage by Industry
Total: $454,320,900
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting: **
Mining: **
Utilities: $2,871,854
Construction: $35,978,096
Manufacturing: $93,757,809
Wholesale Trade: $7,627,369
Retail Trade: $7,627,369
Transportation and Warehousing: $4,387,663
Information: $4,734,227
Finance and Insurance: $10,929,993
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing: $5,064,488
Professional and Technical Services: $11,364,833
Management of Companies and Enterprises: $11,494,402
Administrative and Waste Services: $30,527,320
Educational Services: **
Health Care and Social Assistance: **
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation: $7,287,737
Accommodation and Food Services: $15,506,964
Other Services (except public administration): $6,137,898
Total Federal Government: $4,813,318
Total State Government: $16,225,694
Total Local Government: $56,080,547
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 Tallapoosa County
Major Manufacturing Employers in Tallapoosa County
Source: Local economic development contacts
Education
2018 County Population 25 Plus by Education Attainment
Graduate/Professional Degree:   6.1%
Bachelors Degree: 12.1%
Associates Degree: 7.4%
Some College, No Degree: 19.8%
High School Graduate/GED: 34.8%
9-12th Grade (No Diploma): 14.7%
Less than 9th Grade: 5.1%

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
Central Alabama Community College - Alexander City, 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
Alexander City
Tallapoosa 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: 0.20% 1.50%
Use Tax on Machinery: 0.20% 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-280      
Railroads Serving County: 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: Thomas C. Russell Airport
Birmingham, AL Alexander City, AL

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