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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 meaning of Shalimar is "abode of love." Originally an area called Port Dixie, the town "sprang up out of the woods" in 1943 as a community of 160 houses to be used as housing for military officers that was built by local developer Clifford Meigs, who also served as the town’s first mayor. Today, many of the nearly 800 residents are military officers and retirees who enjoy proximity to Eglin Air Force base and the many conveniences off of Eglin Parkway, the town’s main thoroughfare.


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Population (2015) 742
Labor Force 374
Median Age 44.05
   
Labor Force
College Degree 55.65%
High School Degree or Some College 35.36%
White Collar Workers 33%
Blue Collar Workers 66%
   
Budgets
Household Expenditures (Average) $64,199
Household Income (Median) $72,573
   
Transportation
Commute Travel Time (minutes) 20
Airports in Community 50 miles 7
Distance to Interstate (miles) 18
Distance to Rail (miles) 17
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