County Seat: Florence
Population: 93,387
Civilian Labor Force: 42,714

Lauderdale County is located in the northwestern corner of the State of Alabama. Lauderdale County has a strong industrial base made up of more than 120 companies. Lauderdale County along with Colbert County make up the Florence Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA).

Lauderdale County, Alabama

County Profile

Population within a 45-mile radius: 470,617
Population: 93,387
Civilian Labor Force: 42,714
Unemployment Rate: 6.90%
County Residents Working in the County: 15,391
County Residents Working Outside the County: 15,465
Outside Residents Working in the County: 12,460


Shoals Economic Development Authority

Available Sites & Buildings

Top Manufacturing Companies in Lauderdale County

More than 120 manufacturing operations have found success in Lauderdale County. These are the top eight:

Tarkett Alabama, Inc.Vinyl Flooring422
Southwire CompanyInsulated Copper Electrical Wire412
Monarch Ceramic Tile, Inc.Porcelain Wall Tile250
Thacker Casket Manufacturing, Inc.Burial Caskets180
TASUSAutomotive Parts142
Southeastern Extrusion & Tool, Inc.Precision Tool & Die135
Shoals Tubular, Inc.Air Conditioning Manifolds / Headers126

Source: Local economic development contacts