County Seat: Fort Payne
Population: 71,113
Civilian Labor Force: 28,858

DeKalb County is located in the northeastern portion of the State of Alabama. DeKalb County has a strong industrial base made up of more than 135 companies.

Dekalb County, Alabama

County Profile

Population within a 45-mile radius: 687,307
Population: 71,113
Civilian Labor Force: 28,858
Unemployment Rate: 6.00%
County Residents Working in the County: 11,848
County Residents Working Outside the County: 11,812
Outside Residents Working in the County: 7,547


DeKalb County Economic Development Authority

Available Sites & Buildings

Top Manufacturing Companies in Dekalb County

More than 135 manufacturing operations have found success in Cullman County. These are the top ten:

Koch Foods, Inc.Poultry Processing824
The Children's Place Distribution CenterDistribution711
Renfro CorporationHosiery575
Heil CorporationGarbage Truck Bodies545
Rainsville Technology, Inc.Injected Plastic Automotive Parts495
PlayCorePlayground & Park Equipment425
GH Metal SolutionsPlate / Sheet Metal Fabrication375
Vulcraft, Inc. (NUCOR)Steel Joists330
Shaw IndustriesCarpet Yarn315
Polymer EngineeringIndustrial Plastics280

Source: Local economic development contacts