Source: Tuscaloosa Chamber of Commerce

 

Cities and Towns

 

Cities

Population

Greene County

 

1990

2000

2005

Boligee

363

369

368

Eutaw

1,875

1,878

1,836

Forkland

693

629

641

Union

219

227

227

Sources: Alabama State Data Center, The University of Alabama

 

Population Trends

 

1990
Census
2000
Census
2005
Estimated

2010
Projections

Percent Change
1990 to 2000

Total Population

10,153 9,974 9,862

9,760

-1.8%

Population Density

15.4 15.1 14.9

14.8

-1.8%

Total Households

3,512 3,931 3,790

3,717

11.9%

Sources: Demographic Data Copyright 2005 by Experion/ Applied Geographic Solutions

 

Economic Structure

 

Labor Force Estimates, February 2007

Civilian Labor Force

3,661

Employment

3,449

Unemployment Rate, February 2007

United States

4.5%

Alabama

3.3%

Greene County

5.8%

Source: Alabama Comprehensive Labor Market Information System Link

 

Households and Income

 

2005 Estimates

2010 Projections

Number of Households

3,790

3,717

Average Household Income

$27,709

$29,615

Median Household Income

$20,968

$22,689

Per Capita Income

$10,735

$11,374

Sources: Demographic Data Copyright 2005 by Experion/ Applied Geographic Solutions

 

Occupational Distribution

 

Employed Persons 16 Years and Over:  3,109

Percent of Total

Total Employed Persons

100.0

   Management, Professional, and Related

20.8

   Service Occupations

20.6

   Sales and Office Occupations

21.5

   Farming,Fishing & Forestry Occupations

1.9

   Construction, Extraction & Maintenance Occupations

9.5

   Production, Transportation, & Material Moving Occupation

25.4

Source:  US Census Bureau, Census 2000. Link

 

Educational Attainment

 

Persons Aged 25 Years and Older:  6,123

Less than 9th Grade

14.2%

9th - 12th Grade, No Diploma

19.1%

High School Graduate / GED

33.4%

Some College, No Degree

16.1%

Associates Degree

4.1%

Bachelor's Degree

9.3%

Graduate / Professional Degree

3.7%

Source:  2005 Estimates Decision Data Resources. Link

 

Labor Market Data

 

Workers Living in Greene County:  3,064

Working in

Percent of Total

  Working in Greene County

48.3

  Working Outside of Greene County

49.0

  Working Outside of Alabama

2.7

Average Travel Time to Work:  28.8 minutes

Source:  US Census Bureau, 2000 Census of Population and Housing

 

Tax Rates

 

Ad valorem tax rate (mills) 2006

Alabama

6.5

Greene County School District 1           

31.0

Greene County School District 6

31.0

Municipality - Eutaw

17.5

Municipality - Boligee

3.5

Municipality - Forkland

5.0

Municipality - Union

5.0

Sales tax percent (gross receipts) December 2006

Alabama

4.0

Greene County

3.0

Note:  Within the county there may be additional municipal taxes.

Source:  Alabama Department of Revenue Link Link

 

Retail Trade

 

Retail Sales, 2004(Thousands of Dollars)

Retail Total

43,918

Food & Beverage Store Sales

5,954

General Merchandise

6,033

Furniture, Furnishings, etcl

918

Motor Vehicle & Parts Dealers

7,995

Food Services & Drinking Establishments

1,695

Source: 2005 Survey of Buying Power, Sales & Marketing Management

 

Transportation Facts

 

Highway Mileage

State System

91

County System

482

Interstate System

28

Source: Alabama Department of Transportation, 2003.

Rail

Norfolk Southern Railway

Burlington Northern Railway

Source: Alabama Department of Transportation 2001 Rail Survey Link

State Licensed Airports

Number

1

Largest Airport

Eutaw

Longest Runway (feet)

3,600 X 80

Runway Lights

dusk to dawn

Source: Alabama State Data Center, The University of Alabama 2002