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					                                         Middle Tennessee Industrial Development Association
                                                                             2009 Community Data Profile




                  MT. PLEASANT
                             Maury County

                  QUICK FACTS

County Seat: Columbia                Year Incorporated: 1824
Area in Square Miles (County): 613 Latitude: N35° 32.05'
Elevation: 720’                      Longitude: W87° 12.40'
Market Region: Nashville                                                        TAX STRUCTURE
Distance From Nashville: 50 miles
City URL: http://www.mtpleasant-tn.com                                                  LOCAL
Additional Incorporated Cities within County: Columbia; Spring
Hill                                                                                          City            County
                                                                 Property Taxes:
                                                                  Rate per $100 value          $ 1.38          $ 2.50
                                                                 Ratio of Assessment:
                                                                  Residential and Farm          25 %            25 %
                  POPULATION                                      Commercial/Industrial         40 %            40 %
                                                                 Personal (Equipment)           30 %            30 %
                            City          County
                                                                  (Inventory Tax) Raw Materials Only:
2000 (Census)               4,491        69,498
                                                                 Bonded Debt            $ 10,185,830    $ 55,570,000
July 2007 (Estimates)       4,411        79,966
                                                                 Assessed Valuation     $ 63,983,622 $ 1,541,079,199
Percent Population Change
                                                                 School Tax                      0%              0%
        2000 – 2007         -1.8 %       13.1 %
                                                                 Sales                        2.25 %          2.25 %
% Nonwhite                  25.0 %       18.0 %
                                                                 Hotel-Motel Tax                 0%           5.00 %

                                                                                         STATE
                     CLIMATE
                                                                 Sales Tax 5.5% tax on food and food ingredients; 7% on all
                                                                 other tangible personal property unless specifically ex-
Annual Average Temperature: 58.0°                                empted.
Average High Temperature: 70.4°
Average Low Temperature: 45.6°                                   Income Tax
Annual Average Precipitation: 54.9"
Annual Average Snowfall: 5.0"
                                                                     • Personal 6 % on Interest & Dividends
Prevailing Winds: Southerly                                          • Corporate Excise tax – 6.5% of Tennessee taxable
Mean Length of Freeze-Free Period (days): 180-220                       income
                                                                     • Franchise tax – .25% of the greater of net worth or
                                                                        real and tangible property in Tennessee. The mini-
                                                                        mum tax is $100.
                                                                     • Unemployment Tax: New Employers 2.7% of first
                                                                        $7,000
            COMMUNICATIONS                                                   TRANSPORTATION
Post Office Class:First                                        AIR SERVICE:
  Newspapers:                    Frequency:                    Nearest General Aviation:
  The Daily Herald               Daily                             Maury Regional Airport
  Mt. Pleasant Review            Monthly                       Location Identifier: MRC
  The Tennessean                 Daily                         Distance from City: inside City limits
                                                               Runway Length: 6,003 feet
Telephone Companies: AT&T                                      Surface: Asphalt/Turf
Radio Stations: WXRQ-AM local                                  Lighting: MIRL/PAPI
Television Networks: 4, 2 independent                          Fuel: 100LL/Jet A
Cable Companies: Yes                                           Repair: Major
Channels: 79                                                   Transportation: Taxi, Rental and Courtesy Car
                                                               Nearest Commercial Service:
                                                                   Nashville International Airport
                     EDUCATION                                 Location Identifier: BNA
                                                               Served by 16 airlines; operating 350 average daily flights to
                # Local                       Pupil/Teachers   89 markets and 45 non-stop markets (as of January 1, 2009).
                Schools        Enrollment      Ratio
Elementary         1             616
Jr. High           1             439                           HIGHWAYS:
Sr. High           1             426                           U.S Highways: 43
Voc-Tech                                                       State Highways: SR-840, 6, 166, 243
Private/Parochial 3           1,055 (County)                   Nearest Interstate: Interstate 65
Unit Schools      3 (County) 1,974
                                                               COMMON CARRIERS:
Technology Center: Pulaski and Hohenwald                       Air Freight Companies: Yes
Colleges: Columbia State College 4,420 enrollment              Motor Freight Companies: 7
Special Education: 1 with 111 enrollment                       Terminal Facilities: 7
                                                               Bus Services – Inter-City: No
State Industrial Training Service Available: Yes               Local: Yes        Carrier Service: Yes
Type of Public School System: County
                                                               RAILROADS SERVED BY:
                   GOVERNMENT                                  TN Southern Railroad

                                                               NAVIGABLE WATERWAYS:
Governing Body:                                                River: Cumberland River
 City: Mayor, City Manager and Commissioners                   Channel Depth: 9 feet
                   Meets: 3rd Tuesday                          Nearest Port Facility: Nashville
                   Time: 7:00 p.m.
                                                               Miles: 50
                   Place: City Hall
  County: Mayor and County Commissioners

Fire Department:
  full-time fire fighters in city: 10
  city volunteers: 25                                            INDUSTRIAL SUPPORT SERVICES
  full-time fire fighters in county: 0
  county volunteers: 150                                       Service               Town            Distance (Miles)
  fire stations in city: 2          city fire trucks: 5        Tool & Die            Local
  fire stations in county: 9        county fire trucks: 26     Heat Treating         Columbia               15
                                                               Foundry               Local
Law Enforcement:
                                                               Heavy Hardware        Columbia               15
  full-time police officers in city: 11
                                                               Sheet Metal           Local
  full-time police officers in county & sheriff: 74
                                                               Lubricants            Local
  city patrol cars: 12          county patrol cars: 60
                                                               Welding Supplies      Columbia               15
                                                               Abrasives             Columbia               15
                                   City:         County:
                                                               Other:
Insurance Rating:                   7            7/9
Zoning Regulations:                 Yes          Yes
Planning Commission:                Yes          Yes
Industrial Development Corp:        Yes          Yes
        COMMUNITY FACILITIES                                              SELECTED ECONOMIC INDICATORS

Health Care:                                                             2007 Annual Average
   Hospitals: 1           Beds: 275                                                                   County       Labor Market Area*
   Clinics: 1             Beds: 0                                        Labor Force:
   Doctors: 4             Dentists: 3                                     Civilian Labor Force          36,570          183,740
Nursing Homes: 1          Beds: 50                                        Employment                    33,700          173,520
Retirement Homes: 1       Beds: 16                                        Unemployment                   2,880           10,240
Residential Care/Assisted Living: 1                                       Unemployment Rate              7.9 %            6.6 %
                                                                          HS Graduates (2007-08)           694            4,324
Religious Organizations:
   Protestant: 10        Catholic: 1   Other:                            Manufacturing in Area (Annual Averages):
   Jehovah's Witness: 3 Seventh Day Adventist:                           Number of Units:               93
   Latter Day Saints:                                                    Ann. Avg. Employment:      5,935
Day Care Centers: 3       Day Care Homes: 2
                                                                         Per Capita Personal Income
                                                                         Year: 2006              Amount: $ 29,046
Recreation:
  Libraries: 1           Parks: 6
                                                                         Retail Sales
  Golf Courses (Public & Private): 1                                     Year: 2007                 Amount: $ 1,011,246,510
  Swimming Pools (Public & Private):
  Country Clubs: 1       Theaters:
  Bowling Alleys:                                                        Estimated County Available Labor:
                                                                         Date (month): January 2009
Hotels & Motels: 1     Rooms: 21
Bed & Breakfasts:                                                                               County         Labor Market Area
Largest Meeting Room Capacity: 500 at New Civic
Center                                                                   Total:                 6,420             22,410
Restaurants: 6                                                           Male:                  3,480             11.670
Other:                                                                   Female:                2,940             10,740

                                                                                     County 10-Year Growth Report
          NATURAL RESOURCES                                              Years: 1998-2007    New Plants     Expansions
                                                                         Number Projects:        15             85
Minerals: Crushed stone                                                  Job Opportunities:      851            2,024
Timber:                                                                  Total Investments: $ 113,500,650 $ 2,579,091,971


      AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS                                              * Labor Market Area is defined as Giles, Hickman, Lawrence,
                                                                         Lewis, Marshall, Maury and Williamson Counties in Tennessee
Crops: Hay, soybeans, corn, wheat and tobacco


                                                                                            The Industrial Advantage
       FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS                                                           In addition to its strategic location, Middle
                                                                                        Tennessee offers other advantages to a
Name of Banks:           Number of Branches:     Deposits                               wide variety of industries:
Community First Bank & Trust    1            $ 27,658,000                               ♦ Cap on franchise/inventory tax for distri-
First Farmers & Merchants NB    1              33,150,000                                    bution/warehousing facilities.
Regions Bank                    1               18,542000                               ♦ Tax incentives on machinery, manufac-
                                                                                             turing, and distribution equipment/
                                                                                             racking systems.
Commercial Banks: 3                                                                     ♦ Jobs Tax Credit Program
Savings Institutions: 0                                                                 ♦ Abundant workforce in “Right-to-Work”
US Branches of Foreign Banks: 0                                                              state
Total # of Institutions: 3                                                              ♦ Reliable TVA electric power
Combined Deposits: $ 79,350,000           (Deposits for June 30, 2008)                  ♦ Highly-developed transportation system

                                                                                                And a climate that supports
                                                                                                  business and growth.
                                                          UTILITIES
GAS                                                                         SEWER
Local Distributor: City of Mt. Pleasant Gas System                          Sewer Provider: City of Mt. Pleasant Sewer System
Phone: 931.379.7717                                                         Phone: 931.379.7717
        Source Company: Duke Energy Company                                         Type of Treatment: Activated sludge w/tertiary
        Fuel Oil Suppliers:        4                                                Capacity: 1,200,000 GPD
        Suppliers of LP Gas:       3                                                Lagoon System Capacity: 1.5 Million GPD
                                                                                    Current Usage: 750,000 GPD
WATER                                                                               City Sewer Coverage: 89 %
Water Supplier: City of Mt. Pleasant Water Systems                                  Storm Sewer Coverage: 75 %
Phone: 931.379.7717                                                                 Solid Waste Disposal Type: County landfill
        Source: Local springs/watergrid (Columbia)
        Capacity: 1,000,000 GPD                                              MTIDA works closely with the Tennessee
        Current Consumption: 750,000 GPD                                     Valley Authority, which supplies electric
        Storage Capacity: 1,250,000 Gallons                                  power to Middle Tennessee through 27
                                                                             distributors.

ELECTRICITY
Source Company: Tennessee Valley Authority

                 Local Distributor City:                                                    Local Distributor County:
Electric Power System:                                                      Electric Power System:
     Mt. Pleasant Power System                                                   Duck River Electric Membership Corporation
Manager:      Charles Gandy                                                 General Manager: James Allison
Address:      Post Office Box 186                                           Address:          Post Office Box 89
              Mt. Pleasant, Tennessee 38474                                                   Shelbyville, Tennessee 37162-0089
Phone:        931.379.3233                                                  Phone:            931.684.4621
Fax:          931.379.9223                                                  Fax:              931.685.0013
Website:      none at this time                                             Website:          www.dremc.com


              MAJOR INDUSTRIAL MANUFACTURERS/DISTRIBUTION (40+ employees)
Firm                                    Product or Service            Total Employees               Union      Phone Number
Cytec Industries                        Chemical specialties                 138                    OENG       931-379-3257
Hygrade Metal Moulding Mfg.             Extruded alum. Frames                55                     None       931-379-9600
ITW Shippers Products                   Transportation air bags              84                     None       800-933-7731
Numatics, Inc.                          Pneumatic air cylinders              104                    None       615-771-1200
Smelter Service                         Aluminum smelting ingot              104                    None       931-379-7765
Southeastern Shirt Corp.                Uniform shirt mfg.                   70                     None       800-227-4841
Tegrant Corp.                           Molded foam                          82                                931-379-3263
TN Aluminum Processors                  Aluminum smelting ingot              142                    None       931-379-5836
WR Grade Performance Chemicals          Roofing Components                   23                     None       931-379-1857
Arthur Blank & Co.                      Private label plastic secure cards 60                       None       931-379-1939




         For information on industrial sites and available industrial buildings contact:
Mr. George W. Shuff, III, Executive Director                                 Frank Tamberrino, CED, President
Middle Tennessee Industrial Development Association                          Maury Alliance, Inc.
2108 Westwood Avenue                                                         106 West 6th Street
Nashville, Tennessee 37212                                                   Post Office Box 1076
Phone: 615.269.5233       WATS: 800.227.6628                                 Columbia, Tennessee 38402-1076
Fax: 615.269.5184                                                            Phone: 931.388.2155     Fax: 931.380.3699
Email: mtida@mtida.org Website: www.mtida.org                                Email: frank@mauryalliance.com
                                                                             Website: www.mauryalliance.com


                 The information contained herein was obtained from sources we consider reliable.
                     We can not be responsible, however, for errors or change in information.                   Updated March 2009

				
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