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ECONOMIC STRUCTURE

Labor Force Estimates, 2001  
Civilian Labor Force 2,970
     Employment 2,650
      Wage & salary 2,070
       Goods producing    410
       Manufacturing    350
        Services producing 1660
Unemployment Rate, 2001  
United States  5.4%
Alabama  5.1%
Greene County 8.0%
Source: Alabama Department of Industrial Relations.
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HOUSEHOLDS AND INCOME

Total Percent
Number of Households, 2000 3,931 100.0
Family Households   2,651  67.4
             with own children under 18 1,286   32.7
   Married Couple Family  1,430    36.4
              with own children under 18 581  14.8
Nonfamily  households  1,280    32.6
Persons Per Household, 2000      2.52
Median Family Income, 2001 $26,600
Median Family Income, 2002 $27,600
Per Capita Income, 2000 $16,035
Average Wage per Job, 2000 $21,284
Sources: 2000 Census of Population and Housing, U.S. Department of HUD and Bureau of
Economic Analysis, U.S. Department of Commerce.
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OCCUPATIONAL DISTRIBUTION 

Employed Persons 16 Years and Over:  3,246

  Percent of Total
Total Employed Persons 100.0
   Management, professional and related occupations     20.8
   Service occupations 20.6
   Sales and Office occupations            21.5 
   Farming, forestry, fisheries occupations     1.9
   Construction, extraction, and maintenance     9.5
   Production,  Transportation and Material moving    25.7
Source:  2000 Census of Population and Housing. Table DP-3
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LABOR MARKET DATA

Workers Living in Greene County:  3,219
Working in Percent of Total *
   Eutaw city 33.9
   Remainder of Greene County 29.7
   Tuscaloosa city   9.7
   Northport city   1.0
   Remainder of Tuscaloosa, AL MSA   2.5
   Aliceville city   2.3
   Remainder of Pickens County   1.6
   Demopolis city   7.8
   Remainder of Marengo County   3.8
   Livingston County   2.9
*Percent does not add to 100 because not all work destinations are listed.
Average Travel Time to Work:             22.7 minutes
Source:  2000 Census of Population and Housing.
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TAX RATES

Ad valorem tax rate (mills)  
                Alabama   6.5
                Greene County 17.0
Sales tax percent (gross receipts)  
                Alabama   4.0
                Greene County   3.0
Note:  Within the county there may be additional municipal taxes.
Source:  Alabama League of Municipalities, Information Bulletin, no. 13-8, October 1995.
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SELECTED WAGE RATES

Position

Median (per/hour)

Assemblers expt Mach., Elect., & Precision   8.37
Automotive Mechanics 11.94
Bookkeeping, Acct., & Auditing Clerks   9.47
Cashiers   5.46
Comp. Operators, expt Peripheral Equip. 10.70
Cooks, Restaurant   5.98
Drafters 14.24
Electricians 12.76
Supervisors of Helpers and Laborers 11.46
General Office Clerks   8.25
Guards and Watch Guards   6.80
Janitors and Cleaners   5.86
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners   5.35
Maintenance Repairers, General Utility 10.29
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks   9.92
Purchasing Managers 18.22
Receptionists and Information Clerks   6.98
Salespersons, Retail   8.28
Secretaries, except Legal and Medical   9.33
Truck Drivers, Light   8.31
Note: These wage rates are the median listed with the Alabama
Employment Service. They are not to be construed as the
prevailing wage.

Source: Alabama Department of Industrial Relations, R&S Division. 200 Alabama Wage Survey.

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RETAIL TRADE

Retail Sales, 2001 (Thousands of Dollars)
Retail Total 23,024
Food  9,074 
General merchandise   1,632
Apparel          226
Furniture, furnishings, etc.     838 
Automotive  3,972
Gasoline service stations    169 
Lumber and building mat�s  2,408
Hardware and farm impl�s     323
Eating places  1,089
Drug stores     356
All other retail  2,937
Nonretail and Unclassified  862
Retail Sales per Person, 2000
Greene County  2,388
Alabama  41,142
Source: Center for Business and Economic Research, The University of Alabama.
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