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 Cullman/Cullman County: Community Profile


Headlines
  • Cullman was featured in the book, “The 50 Best Small Southern Towns”
  • Cullman: #3 in Top 100 Micropolitans in America by Site Selection magazine
  • Received 1st Economic Development Achievement Award from Alabama
  • Development Office and Business Council of Alabama
  • Named one of the Top 10 Economic Development Groups by Site Selection magazine.



Local Economy
Rank
Top Non-Manufacturing Employers
Number of
Employees
1
Cullman County School System
1,038
2
Cullman Regional Medical Center
985
3
State of Alabama
683
4
Wal-Mart Supercenter
550
5
Wallace State College
530
6
Cullman County Government
400
7
City of Cullman
350
8
City of Cullman School System
345
9
Woodland Medical Center
225
10
Good Hope Contracting
200

Rank
Top Manufacturing Employers
Location
Number of Employees
1
Wal-Mart Distribution Center Cullman
1,404
2
McGriff Industries, Inc. Cullman
489
3
REHAU Incorporated Cullman
465
4
Golden Rod Broilers Cullman
450
5
Rusken Packaging Cullman
315
6
Webb Wheel Products, Inc. Cullman
268
7
American Protein, Inc. Hanceville
265
8
Axsys Technologies, Inc. Cullman
236
9
American Trim, Inc. Cullman
234
10
Topre America Corporation Cullman
225

Local Government

Cullman has three County Commissioners. The largest city in the county is the City of Cullman. It has five council members and a mayor.

There are three representatives from Cullman in the Alabama House of Representatives. There is one senator from Cullman in the Alabama Senate.

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Demographics/Statistics

City of Cullman
Cullman County
Population
14,544
79,189
Median Age
41.2
37.5
Race
White
96.4%
96.8%
Black
0.4%
1.0%
Asian
0.5%
0.2%
Other
2.7%
2.0%
Education
% High school degree
74.7%
70.4%
% College degree
21.5%
11.9%
% Foreign Born
3.4%
1.7%
Median Family Income
$41,313
$39,341
Median Home Value
$94,100
$85,000
Mean Travel Time to Work
20.8 min.
28.2 min.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau (www.census.gov)

Cullman County Demographics from the U.S. Census: http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/01/01043.html


Available Jobs
There are excellent job opportunities in Cullman for family members of personnel affected by the move. Cullman is a growing, prosperous area with new opportunities opening every day. Please see the following links for current job listings.

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Local Events
Cullman County offers events and festivals throughout the year which draws locals, as well as people from the surrounding area. Three of the biggest events are the Cullman County Fair, the Bloomin’ Festival and Oktoberfest.

The Cullman County Fair is celebrating its 51st year. 30,000 people flow through those gates annually to walk the midway, take a spin on all the rides and walk through the exhibit halls.

Another yearly event that brings thousands of people to Cullman County is the Bloomin’ Festival held each April as a fund-raiser for St. Bernard Preparatory School. More than 150 artists and craftsmen set up on the beautiful grounds. The two-day event features live music, great food and some of the best crafts you’ll find anywhere.

Cullman was founded by German Col. John Gottfried Cullmann. We celebrate our heritage every year with the Oktoberfest. Events include a street dance, arts and crafts show, German meals at several restaurants, the Oktoberfest tent featuring musical entertainment all day, children’s activities and much more.

Links to any local events calendars if available


Community Involvement
There are numerous opportunities for community involvement and volunteer work in the Cullman area. There are many service organizations that sponsor events and projects. The American Heart Association has an annual Heart Walk and the American Cancer Society sponsors the annual Relay for Life at Heritage Park.

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Religion
Cullman County truly is the Community of Churches. Sundays in Cullman mean church services for most residents and those residents have a lot of options. A number of churches recently completed construction or are in the midst of construction projects to expand their facilities.

Denominations include: Baptist, Catholic, Methodist, Presbyterian, Episcopalian, Church of God, Congregational Christian, Disciples of Christ, Church of Christ, Nazarene and Assemblies of God.

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Chamber of Commerce of Huntsville/Madison County
225 Church Street, Huntsville, Alabama 35801
Phone: (256) 535-2000 | Toll Free: (866) 854-7551 | Fax: (256) 535-2015 |
ltraylor@hsvchamber.org
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