Population

• Baldwin County’s population has grown 43% since 2000
• Baldwin County’s population is growing at a rate of 2% to 4% each year
• Baldwin County schools have grown over 25% in 10 years

Market Access

• The Port of Mobile is the 12th largest port in the U.S.
• Only seaport where 5 class-1 railroads converge
• I-10 connects Jacksonville, FL to Santa Monica, CA
• I-65 connects our region to Chicago, IL

Business in Baldwin

• Baldwin County is the largest county in Alabama—larger than the state of Rhode Island
• Baldwin County was ranked 4th in 2014 for site selection projects by Site Selection
• Baldwin County hosts one of the largest aerospace companies in the southeast region—UTC Aerospace Systems in Foley, AL
• AIDT has been ranked as the Number 1 Statewide Workforce Development Agency in the nation
• Area Development has ranked Alabama as the Top State for Doing Business
• Baldwin has been ranked as one of Forbes Top 50 Places to Grow a Business
• More than 170 new businesses are started in Baldwin each year
• There is over 500,000 in the regional workforce

Residential Housing

• Residential sales in Baldwin have grown 51% since 2010
• Residential housing starts in Baldwin have grown 90% since 2010
• Baldwin County MSA’s was named as one of the Top 10 Homebuilding markets of 2014 by Builder
• Baldwin County is the 8th fastest growing MSA in the nation according to the U.S. Census Bureau