Dale County, Alabama

Named as the one of the top Micropolitan areas in Alabama by POLICOM Corporation in 2015, Dale County, makes its mark in the aviation industry being home to Fort Rucker, the U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence. Local colleges, such as the Alabama Aviation College's main campus and Wallace Community College, provide employers with a continual stream of aerospace-ready employees to select from when hiring. Dale County houses world-class aerospace technology companies to match its world-class aerospace workforce.


Community Profile

  • Population* (2017): 49,226
  • Median Age (2010) : 37
  • Median household income (2016): $44,093
  • Mean Income (2016): $56,174
  • Number of companies (2012): 2,712

Sources: US Census 2017 Population Estimates, 2016 American Community Survey, 2010 American Community Survey, 2012 Survey of Business Owners

Economic Development Office:

Ozark-Dale County Economic Development Corporation
Veronica Crock, President
3269 South Highway 231
Ozark, AL 36360

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