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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
2017 Estimate
24,318 27,498 155,301 481,299
2022 Projection
23,964 27,039 153,624 481,368
2016 Est. Median Household Income
$35,429 $35,393 $39,236 $42,172
2016 Est. Median Age
45 44 43 41

Source: ESRI. Note: Radius data is from county seat. Portions of the Data or Maps 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
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: 7,440
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting: **
Mining: **
Utilities: **
Construction: 131
Manufacturing: 3,135
Wholesale Trade: 264
Retail Trade: 734
Transportation and Warehousing: **
Information: **
Finance and Insurance: 185
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing: 20
Professional and Technical Services: 71
Management of Companies and Enterprises: 24
Administrative and Waste Services: 115
Educational Services: **
Health Care and Social Assistance: 806
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation: **
Accommodation and Food Services: **
Other Services (except public administration): **
Total Federal Government: 69
Total State Government: 92
Total Local Government: 979
 
County Wage by Industry
Total: $250,510,973
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting: **
Mining: **
Utilities: **
Construction: $5,758,969
Manufacturing: $118,172,474
Wholesale Trade: $10,545,758
Retail Trade: $17,517,399
Transportation and Warehousing: **
Information: **
Finance and Insurance: $7,240,527
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing: $645,090
Professional and Technical Services: $2,311,307
Management of Companies and Enterprises: $1,603,182
Administrative and Waste Services: $2,307,629
Educational Services: **
Health Care and Social Assistance: $25,570,337
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation: **
Accommodation and Food Services: **
Other Services (except public administration): **
Total Federal Government: $3,508,407
Total State Government: $4,266,110
Total Local Government: $30,885,253
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 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
2017 County Population 25 Plus by Education Attainment
Graduate/Professional Degree:   4.6%
Bachelors Degree: 7.3%
Associates Degree: 8.7%
Some College, No Degree: 20.9%
High School Graduate/GED: 34.0%
9-12th Grade (No Diploma): 15.4%
Less than 9th Grade: 9.0%

Source: ESRI. Note: Portions of the Data or Maps 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://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
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: 2.0% 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