mtpleasant

					                                            Middle Tennessee Industrial Development Association
                                                                             2011 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          $ 2.60
                                                                 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            $ 10,250,195 $ 112,743,000
July 2009 (Estimates)     4,538            84,302
                                                                 Assessed Valuation     $ 66,784,308 $ 1,635,261,704
Percent Population Change
                                                                 School Tax                      0%              0%
        2000 – 2009         1.0 %           17.6 %
                                                                 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 exempted.
Annual Average Temperature: 58.0°                                Local Sales Tax Rate 2.25%
Average High Temperature: 70.4°
Average Low Temperature: 45.6°                                   Income Tax
Annual Average Precipitation: 54.9"                                  • Personal: 6 % on Interest & Dividends
Annual Average Snowfall: 5.0"
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-
   Mt. Pleasant’s Cherry Glenn Industrial Park is among
   several industrial sites in Middle Tennessee to be
                                                                        mum tax is $100.
   certified “Deal Ready”. For complete information                  • Unemployment Tax: New Employers 2.7% of first
   about the site and the Deal Ready program go to                      $9,000
   www.DealReady.com.
            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 13 airlines; operating 346 average daily flights to
                # Local                       Pupil/Teachers   62 markets and 42 non-stop markets (as of January 2011).
                Schools        Enrollment      Ratio
Elementary         1             614
Jr. High           1             450                           HIGHWAYS:
Sr. High           1             401                           U.S Highways: 43
Voc-Tech                                                       State Highways: SR-840, 6, 166, 243
Private/Parochial 3 (County) 1,121                             Nearest Interstate: Interstate 65
Unit Schools      3 (County) 2,025
                                                               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 109 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: 22                                            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: 3        Tool & Die            Local
  fire stations in county: 10       county fire trucks: 29     Heat Treating         Columbia               15
                                                               Foundry               Local
Law Enforcement:
                                                               Heavy Hardware        Columbia               15
  full-time police officers in city: 12
                                                               Sheet Metal           Local
  full-time police officers in county & sheriff: 80
                                                               Lubricants            Local
  city patrol cars: 15          county patrol cars: 96
                                                               Welding Supplies      Columbia               15
                                                               Abrasives             Columbia               15
                                   City:         County:
                                                               Other:
Insurance Rating:                   6/9           7/9
Zoning Regulations:                 Yes          Yes
Planning Commission:                Yes          Yes
Industrial Development Corp:        Yes          Yes
        COMMUNITY FACILITIES                                              SELECTED ECONOMIC INDICATORS

Health Care:                                                             2009 Annual Average
   Hospitals: 1           Beds: 275                                                                   County       Labor Market Area*
   Clinics: 1             Beds: 0                                        Labor Force:
   Doctors: 4             Dentists: 3                                     Civilian Labor Force          36,940          182,810
Nursing Homes: 1          Beds: 50                                        Employment                    31,840          162,100
Retirement Homes: 1       Beds: 16                                        Unemployment                   5,100           20,710
Residential Care/Assisted Living: 1                                       Unemployment Rate             13.8 %           14.0 %
                                                                          HS Graduates (2008-09)           723            4,603
Religious Organizations:
   Protestant: 10        Catholic: 1   Other:                            Manufacturing in Area (Annual Averages 2009):
   Jehovah's Witness: 3 Seventh Day Adventist:                           Number of Units:               91
   Latter Day Saints:                                                    Ann. Avg. Employment:      4,818
Day Care Centers: 3       Day Care Homes: 2
                                                                         Per Capita Personal Income
                                                                         Year: 2008              Amount: $ 29,430
Recreation:
  Libraries: 1           Parks: 6
                                                                         Retail Sales
  Golf Courses (Public & Private): 1                                     Year: 2009                 Amount: $ 978,732,765
  Swimming Pools (Public & Private):
  Country Clubs: 1       Theaters:
  Bowling Alleys:                                                        Estimated County Available Labor:
                                                                         Date (month): December 2010
Hotels & Motels: 1     Rooms: 21
Bed & Breakfasts:                                                                               County         Labor Market Area
Largest Meeting Room Capacity: 500 Mt. Pleasant Community
                                         Center                          Total:                 5,350             20,140
Restaurants: 6                                                           Male:                  2,920             10,520
Other:                                                                   Female:                2,430              9,620

                                                                                     County 10-Year Growth Report
          NATURAL RESOURCES                                              Years: 2001-2010      New Plants      Expansions
                                                                         Number Projects:              10              71
Minerals: Crushed stone                                                  Job Opportunities:         1,326           1,264
Timber:                                                                  Total Investments: $ 135,965,650 $ 2,529,725,970


      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            $ 27,712,000                               ♦ Cap on franchise/inventory tax for distri-
First Farmers & Merchants NB    1              33,961,000                                    bution/warehousing facilities.
Regions Bank                    1              21,519,000                               ♦ 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”
Credit Unions: 0                                                                             state
Total # of Institutions: 3                                                              ♦ Reliable TVA electric power
Total # of Branches: 3                                                                  ♦ Highly-developed transportation system
Combined Deposits: $ 83,192,000           (Deposits for June 30, 2010)
                                                                                                And a climate that supports
                                                                                                  business and growth.
                                                           UTILITIES
GAS                                                                       ELECTRICITY
Local Distributor: City of Mt. Pleasant Gas System                        Source Company: Tennessee Valley Authority
Phone: 931.379.7717
Website: www.mtpleasant-tn.com
        Source Company: Duke Energy Company                                                Local Distributor City:
        Fuel Oil Suppliers:        4                                      Electric Power System:
        Suppliers of LP Gas:       3                                           Mt. Pleasant Power System
                                                                          Manager:      Derek Church
WATER                                                                     Address:      Post Office Box 186
Water Supplier: City of Mt. Pleasant Water Systems                                      Mt. Pleasant, Tennessee 38474
Phone: 931.379.7717                                                       Phone:        931.379.3233
Website: www.mtpleasant-tn.com                                            Fax:          931.379.9223
        Source: Local springs/watergrid (Columbia)                        Website:      www.mountpleasantpower.com
        Capacity: 1,000,000 GPD
        Current Consumption: 750,000 GPD                                                  Local Distributor County:
        Storage Capacity: 1,250,000 Gallons                               Electric Power System:
                                                                               Duck River Electric Membership Corporation
SEWER                                                                     General Manager: James Allison
Sewer Provider: City of Mt. Pleasant Sewer System                         Address:          Post Office Box 89
Phone: 931.379.7717                                                                         Shelbyville, Tennessee 37162-0089
Website: www.mtpleasant-tn.com                                            Phone:            931.684.4621
        Type of Treatment: Activated sludge w/tertiary                    Fax:              931.685.0013
        Capacity: 1,200,000 GPD                                           Website:          www.dremc.com
        Lagoon System Capacity: 1.5 Million GPD
        Current Usage: 750,000 GPD                                              MTIDA works closely with the Tennessee
        City Sewer Coverage: 89 %                                               Valley Authority, which supplies electric
        Storm Sewer Coverage: 75 %                                              power to Middle Tennessee through 27
        Solid Waste Disposal Type: County landfill                              distributors.


                           MAJOR INDUSTRIAL MANUFACTURERS/DISTRIBUTION
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
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 Grace Performance Chemicals            Roofing Components             23                None             931-379-1857


          For information on industrial sites and available industrial buildings contact:
                                                                             Brandom Genglebach, President
                                                                             Maury Alliance, Inc.
                                                                             106 West 6th Street
Mr. George W. Shuff, III, Executive Director                                 Post Office Box 1076
Middle Tennessee Industrial Development Association                          Columbia, Tennessee 38402-1076
2108 Westwood Avenue                                                         Phone: 931.388.2155     Fax: 931.380.3699
Nashville, Tennessee 37212                                                   Email: brandom@mauryalliance.com
Phone: 615.269.5233       WATS: 800.227.6628                                 Website: www.mauryalliance.com
Fax: 615.269.5184
Email: mtida@mtida.org Website: www.mtida.org                                Michelle Williams, Executive Director
                                                                             Mt. Pleasant Community Dev. Corp
                                                                             Post Office Box 92
                                                                             Mt. Pleasant, Tennessee 38474
                                                                             Phone: 931.379.9837       Fax: 931.379.9838
                                                                             Email: mtpcdc@att.net
The information contained herein was obtained from sources we consider
  reliable. We can not be responsible, however, for errors or change in
                              information.
                                                                                                           Updated February 2011

				
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