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County Details
County #133: Winston MSA: Area of State: Northwest
Communities: Addison, Arley, Double Springs, Haleyville, Lynn, Natural Bridge
Population and Income Estimates
  County 15-mile Radius 30-mile Radius 45-mile Radius
2010 Census
24,484 27,814 156,519 477,976
2016 Estimate
24,838 28,067 156,986 484,021
2021 Projection
25,103 28,226 156,856 487,298
2016 Est. Median Household Income
$35,125 $34,760 $38,182 $40,536
2016 Est. Median Age
45 44 43 42

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County Labor Analysis
2016 Labor Force
County Civilian Labor Force Employment Unemployment Unemployment Rate
Winston 9,403 8,714 689 7.3%
2014 Workforce Commuting Patterns
There are 2,908 county residents working in the county and 5,400 working outside of the county. Additionally, there are a total of 3,812 residents living outside of Winston county that commute to jobs within the county.
Top Five Counties Receiving Workers
1. Winston    2. Walker    3. Jefferson
4. Cullman    5. Marion
Top Five Counties Sending Workers
1. Winston    2. Marion    3. Walker
4. Cullman    5. Franklin

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: 7,255
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting: **
Mining: **
Utilities: **
Construction: 119
Manufacturing: 2,913
Wholesale Trade: 249
Retail Trade: 768
Transportation and Warehousing: **
Information: **
Finance and Insurance: 193
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing: 23
Professional and Technical Services: 63
Management of Companies and Enterprises: 28
Administrative and Waste Services: 166
Educational Services: **
Health Care and Social Assistance: **
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation: **
Accommodation and Food Services: **
Other Services (except public administration): **
Total Federal Government: 73
Total State Government: 93
Total Local Government: 984
 
County Wage by Industry
Total: $234,456,799
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting: **
Mining: **
Utilities: **
Construction: $4,863,843
Manufacturing: $102,434,000
Wholesale Trade: $9,277,869
Retail Trade: $17,884,021
Transportation and Warehousing: **
Information: **
Finance and Insurance: $7,398,960
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing: $677,951
Professional and Technical Services: $2,204,990
Management of Companies and Enterprises: $1,666,108
Administrative and Waste Services: $2,964,544
Educational Services: **
Health Care and Social Assistance: **
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation: **
Accommodation and Food Services: **
Other Services (except public administration): **
Total Federal Government: $3,735,013
Total State Government: $4,271,342
Total Local Government: $31,109,516
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages, 2015 annual averages.. Note: **Data do not meet BLS or state agency disclosure standards
Major Employers in Winston County
Kith KitchenCabinets501
Winston Co Board of EducationEducation449
Cavalier HomesManufactured Housing280
Southern LifestyleManufactured Housing225
Southern EnergyManufactured Housing225
Southern HomesManufactured Housing210
Kith FurnitureFurniture178
Masonite InternationalInterior Doors165
KinroWindows150
Fontaine TrailersFlatbed Trailers135
Major Manufacturing Employers in Winston County
Kith KitchenCabinets501
Cavalier HomesManufactured Housing280
Southern LifestyleManufactured Housing225
Southern EnergyManufactured Housing225
Southern HomesManufactured Housing210
Kith FurnitureFurniture178
Masonite InternationalInterior Doors165
KinroWindows150
Fontaine TrailersFlatbed Trailers135
Universal Forest ProductsRoof Trusses and Wood Components125
Source: Local economic development contacts
Education
2016 County Population 25 Plus by Education Attainment
Graduate/Professional Degree:   4.3%
Bachelors Degree: 7.2%
Associates Degree: 8.5%
Some College, No Degree: 21.2%
High School Graduate/GED: 34.5%
9-12th Grade (No Diploma): 15.5%
Less than 9th Grade: 8.8%

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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
Haleyville City
Winston 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: 2.0% 4.0%
Use Tax General Rate: 0.0% 4.0%
Sales Tax on Machinery: 0.4% 1.5%
Use Tax on Machinery: 0.0% 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: None      
Federal Highways in County: US-278      
Railroads Serving County: BNSF       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: Double Springs-Winston County Airport
Birmingham, AL Double Springs, AL

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