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Facts & Maps

Ranked by Livability Magazine as Top Five in the state for growth. With a City population increase of 39.74 percent (County 27.6 percent growth) between 1990 and 2000, it is the fifth fastest growing city in the state. Prattville is a pro-business community with existing utilities and is pad-ready!

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prattville population increase

39.74%

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county population increase

27.60%

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median income

$58,432

Infrastructure

  • Dual rail access in the Industrial Park
  • Directly off I-65 with three interstate interchanges
  • Airport with 5,300 foot runway and Automated Weather Observing System (AWOS)
  • $1 billion infrastructure and existing power plants providing low cost power
  • 500+ acres of available land in industrial parks
  • Approximately 25 acres ready for development bordering residential growth area
  • Two Advantage sites and two data center certified sites
  • AT&T fiber optics running approximate to sites and latest in digital telecommunications based on the Lucent Technologies 5ESS switching platform
  • WOW serves 350+ commercial / retail customers with advanced fiber optic infrastructures exceeding 100 Mbps and offers Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)

Incentives

  • Updated Unemployment Rates for Summer 2015
  • Jobs Tax Credit
    • Cash refund of up to 3% of the previous year’s gross payroll (not including fringe benefits) for qualifying new, direct jobs. Incentive period is up to 10 years.
    • Up to an additional 0.5% cash refund is available on the wages of veterans, for companies, which employ a workforce composed of at least 12% of veterans.
    • Up to an additional 1% cash refund for projects in counties with a population less than 25,000. Two sites per year located outside of these counties can receive this refund at the Governor’s discretion.
  • Investment Tax Credit
    • Credit of up to 1.5% of the qualified capital investment costs for a qualifying project each year for up to 10 years (Up to 15 years for projects in counties with populations less than 25,000 selling their output nearby)
    • Credits can be used to reduce income tax (or taxes on banks or insurance companies), and taxes for utility services.
    • Credits can be carried forward for five years.
    • The first three years of the credits may be sold to create cash for projects, with Department of Commerce approval.
  • An Economic Development Incentive Plan is also available from AT&T.
  • According to the Alabama Administrative Office of Courts, Prattville had zero jury verdicts in compensatory or punitive damage cases in 2000.

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