DEMOGRAPHICS

Population
   
2000
2006
2011
17,608
17,873
18,149


Civilian Labor Force2006
Civilian Labor Force
7,727
Employment
7,280
Unemployed
447
Unemployment Rate
5.8%


Education Attainment - Age 25 Plus 2006
High School Diploma or Higher
8,597
(73.61%)
Bachelor Degree or Higher
1,371
(11.74%)


Employment By Industry 2006

Accommodation and food services
203
(3%)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and
hunting, and mi
518
(7.6%)
Arts, entertainment, and recreation
24
(0.4%)
Construction
531
(7.8%)
Educational services
501
(7.3%)
Finance, insurance, real estate and
rental and lea
231
(3.4%)
Health care and social assistance
636
(9.3%)
Information
216
(3.2%)
Management of companies and
enterprises
0
(0%)
Manufacturing
2,205
(32.3%)
Other services (except public
administration)
196
(2.9%)
Professional, scientific, and technical
services
72
(1%)
Public Administration
211
(3.1%)
Retail Trade
677
(9.9%)
Transportation and warehousing,
and utilities
382
(5.6%)
Waste Management Services
78
(1.1%)
Wholesale Trade
136
(2%)
 
Households by Income
2000
2006
2011
(Projection)
Under $35,000
4,361
3,900
2,287
$35,000 - $49,999
1,041
1,044
834
$50,000 - $74,999
849
1,051
952
Over $75,000
459
784
929

Leading Employers

Product or Service
Employees
Georgia Pacific
Corp Wood Product Manufacturing
115
Hol-Mac Corp Plant No. 1
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
208
Hol-Mac Corp Plant No. 2
Machinery Manufacturing
140
Hol-Mac Corp Plant No. 3
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
78
Hol-Mac Corp Office
Administration
40
Peco Foods of MS Inc
Food Manufacturing
700

Number of Employees Average Annual Salary
Accommodation & food services (NAICS
72)
203
$7,679
Admin, support, waste mgt, remediation
services (N
75
$13,625
Arts, entertainment & recreation (NAICS
71)
24
$0
Construction (NAICS 23)
531
$20,631
Educational services (NAICS 61)
501
$0
Finance & insurance (NAICS 52)
201
$27,204
Forestry, fishing, hunting, and agriculture
suppor
518
$6,923
Health care and social assistance (NAICS
62)
636
$22,789
Information (NAICS 51)
216
$33,246
Management of companies & enterprises
(NAICS 55)
0
$39,176
Manufacturing (NAICS 31)
2,205
$28,999
Mining (NAICS 21)
201
$34,369
Other services (except public
administration) (NAI
196
$16,989
Professional, scientific & technical
services (NAI
72
$25,716
Retail trade (NAICS 44)
677
$17,560
Transportation & warehousing (NAICS
48)
274
$48,882
Utilities (NAICS 22)
104
$26,055
Wholesale trade (NAICS 42)
136
$22,641
     
 
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