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Business and Industry

Ozark is a diverse business community and many restaurants, clothing and gift shops and public services are concentrated in the downtown area, with other retail centers located at Martindale Plaza and Mid-Town.

Ozark’s economy is comprised of a variety of industries, many of which are associated with military maintenance and manufacturing, as well as a large agricultural base. These industries enjoy the many advantages afforded by the Ozark Area, including a location favorable to transportation and shipping, as well as many tax and trade incentives and benefits.

Fort Rucker makes up a significant portion of employment opportunities and retirement income. Fort Rucker provides more than 12,000 military and civilian jobs, and the military post made a substantial impact of over $136 million in the Ozark area through retiree income in 2002.

development opportunities

A wide range of development opportunities exists for new and expanding business. Sites are available for retail, commercial, industrial and business park uses.

Ozark and Dale County are a perfect setting for business success stories. With excellent location advantage, superior sites and infrastructure improvements in place, Ozark has all the essentials for growth and success.

Dale County’s Largest Employers
Army Fleet Support — Aviation Maintenance
Brauer Aerospace — Aerospace Products
Brown Manufacturing Co. — Farm Equipment
Custom Crafters — Door Manufacturing
Dale County Commission — Government
Dale County School System — Education
Dale Medical Center — Hospital
Daleville School System — Education
E & H Steel — Steel
Frit Industries — Chemical Fertilizer
Gilland Car Dealership — Auto Dealership
Ozark City School System — Education
Michelin Worldwide — Tires and Related Products
Pea River Electric Cooperative — Services
Trailer World — Trailer Manufacturing
Wallace Community College — Education
Wal-Mart — Retail
Wiregrass Construction — Contractor
U.S. Helicopter — Helicopter Maintenance

Towns in Dale County (With Population as of 2010 U.S. Census Bureau)
Ariton — 764
Clayhatchee — 589
Daleville — 5,295
Grimes — 558
Level Plains — 2,085
Midland City — 2,344
Napier Field — 354
Newton — 1,511
Ozark — 14,907
Pinckard — 647

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