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Voice Newsletter Overview - January 2017 - 01/25/2017

The January 2017 issue features: Members in the News; Director's Desk; Defense Support Initiatives and Technology Coast Manufacturing & Engineering Network and Business Growt...

Southeast Range Complex Position Paper - 12/28/2016

Southeast Range Complex Cooperative Concept Position Paper Prepared by the Defense Support Initiatives Committee

The origins of the town of Laurel Hill are directly tied to the railroad. In 1883 the railroad from Pensacola to the Apalachicola River was completed, giving easy access to the interior of West Florida for the first time. In 1905 Laurel Hill was incorporated by the Florida legislature. 

Today, Laurel Hill is undergoing a renaissance. In addition to their existing industrial park, commercial buildings are being renovated and put back into use. New houses are going up in town and surrounding countryside. The next hundred years should be as exciting as the last hundred.

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Population (2015) 561
Labor Force 252
Median Age 41.42
   
Labor Force
College Degree 18.73%
High School Degree or Some College 47.86%
White Collar Workers 43%
Blue Collar Workers 56%
   
Budgets
Household Expenditures (Average) $44,060
Household Income (Median) $42,390
   
Transportation
Commute Travel Time (minutes) 37
Airports in Community 50 miles 13
Distance to Interstate (miles) 15
Distance to Rail (miles) 11
Source: www.okaloosasites.com

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TeCMEN

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