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County: Calhoun MSA: Anniston-Oxford, AL Area of State: Central
Communities
Anniston Hobson City Jacksonville
Ohatchee Oxford Piedmont
Weaver

Population and Income Estimates

  (download this information in excel) County  15-Mile Radius  30-Mile Radius  45-Mile Radius  
   (2010) Census: 118572 128414 313608 646905  
   (2013) Estimate: 116800 126830 310827 646079  
   (2018) Projection: 114744 125085 307964 647782  
   (****) Est. Per Capita Income:   
   (2013) Est. Median Household Income: 37600 39270 34887 36669  
   (2013) Est. Median Age: 38 38 39 38  

Source: Nielsen; U.S. Census Bureau
Note: 2000 and 2010 population number reflect U.S. Census totals. All other numbers are Nielsen estimates and projections. Per Capita Income estimate is not available for 2013.

County Labor Analysis

   (2012) Labor Force   (download this information in excel)
  (County and Surrounding Counties)
 
County Civilian Labor Force Unemployment Unemployment Rate  
Calhoun 52372 3966 7.6  
St. Clair 37834 2405 6.4  
Cherokee 11455 814 7.1  
Cleburne 6272 434 6.9  
Talladega 36856 2997 8.1  
Etowah 45402 3275 7.2  

  County Daytime Population: 51967
 
Source: US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Note: Numbers reflect 2012 annual averages

   (****) County Employment by Industry    (2013) County Population 25+ by Educational Attainment
Total: *
Mining: *
Construction: *
Manufacturing: *
Wholesale & Retail: *
Transportation & Warehousing: *
Utilities & Information: *
Finance & Insurance: *
Real Estate, Rental & Leasing: *
Health Care & Social Assistance: *
Accomodation & Food Services: *
Prof, Tech & Business Services: *
State & Local Government: *
Other: *
 
   Source: Alabama Department of Labor; http://labor.alabama.gov
  Note: *Due to changes in data provided by ADIR some fields are empty. We are working to make structual changes to accommodate these changes. Information can be obtained through http://www2.labor.alabama.gov/cew/2012/Annual/
Graduate/professional degree:   5.4 %
Bachelors degree:   9.8 %
Associates degree:   7.3 %
Some college, no degree:   22 %
High school graduate/GED:   34.3 %
9-12th grade (no diploma):   11.8 %
Less than 9th grade:   9.4 %
 
   Source: Nielsen

Existing Industry

 
  Major Employers in Calhoun County (download this information in excel)
 
Name Product # Employees
Anniston Army Depot Military Equipment 5202
Calhoun County School System Education (K-12) 1400
N.E. Alabama Regional Medical Center Hospital 1300
Jacksonville State University University 1108
North American Bus Industries Transit Buses 750
Center for Domestic Preparedness First Responder Training 740
Oxford City School System Education (K-12) 536
Alabama Power-Eastern Division Utility 474
Federal Mogul Corporation Automotive Parts 464
Ft. McClellan Army National Guard Training Center Military installation 358
 
Source: Local economic development contacts

 
  Major Manufacturing Employers in Calhoun County (download this information in excel)
 
Name Product # Employees
Anniston Army Depot Military Equipment 5202
North American Bus Industries Transit Buses 750
Federal Mogul Corporation Automotive Parts 464
General Dynamics Land Systems Military Vehicles 300
FabArc Steel Structural steel 285
BAE Systems Defense contractor 276
IAC Injection molding parts 269
Honeywell Aerospace Services Repair and Overhaul Commercial Airline Components 265
Union Foundry Ductile, Iron, Water main Fittings 242
Lee Brass Company Castings for plumbing, industrial, marine and OEM's 230
 
Source: Local economic development contacts

Education

 
   (2010-2011) K-12 Information
  (Public school systems serving the county)

Year System Name System Enrollment Spending Per Pupil
2011 Calhoun County Schools 9211 8187.73
2011 Anniston City Schools 2251 10363.27
2011 Jacksonville City Schools 1626 7944.43
2011 Oxford City Schools 4101 9133.48
2011 Piedmont City Schools 1164 7789.95
 
 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 at www.alsde.edu (Note: Blanks indicate data not available)

  Higher Education and Training Centers
  (Institutions located in the county and contiguous Alabama counties)

  Two-year colleges serving area:
Central Alabama Comm College Childersburg Campus Gadsden State Comm College Gadsden State Comm College Ayers Campus
Gadsden State Comm College E. Broad Street Campus Gadsden State Comm College Valley Street Campus Jefferson State Community College @ Moody
Jefferson State Community College @ Pell City

  Four-year colleges serving area:
Jacksonville State University Talladega College

 Source: Alabama Commission on Higher Education
 Note: Information on Alabamaís two and four year colleges can be found on the Commissionís website http://www.ache.state.al.us/Colleges&Universities/InstitutionalMap.htm

Taxes

   (2011) 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. Details.

  Other Business Related Taxes
  County
        (Outside Incorporated Areas)
State
  Sales Tax General Rate: 3 % 4 %
  Use Tax General Rate: 3 % 4 %
  Sales Tax on Machinery: 2.25 % 1.5 %
  Use Tax on Machinery: 2.25 % 1.5 %
  Occupational Tax: %  

 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/bus.html. Construction materials are taxed at the general rate. Inventories and goods-in-proce

Transportation

  Interstates in county:   I-20,
  Federal highways in county:   431,
  Railroads serving in county:   CSX Transportation,   Norfolk Southern,
  Nearest Commercial air service:   Birmingham, AL