Murray County, GA

MURRAY COUNTY

County Seat - Chatsworth
Nearest MSA - Chattanooga, 50 Miles

Population 
2015 Est. - 39,565

Available Labor Force

Labor Force 15,858
Unemployment 1,008
Unemployment Rate 6.4%
2015  

Tax Structure

Property Tax $22.75 per $1000
Sales Tax (Local) 3.0%
Sales Tax (State) 4.0%
Income Tax:  
Personal 6.0%
Corporate 6.0%
Use Tax Rate 4.0%
Unemployment Tax NA

Transportation

Railroads 2 rail lines
Highways:  US Route 76, 411- State Route 2, 52, 52 Alternate, 61, 136, 225, 282, & 286
I-75 Direct access (Adjacent)
Air Freight 0
Motor Freight 7
Navigable Waterway: Tennessee River
Nearest Port Facility - Chattanooga, 47 miles
Channel Depth, 9'
Air Service:  
Commercial Service Chattanooga Metro Airport, 47 miles
Runway Length, 7,400'
General Aviation Tom B. David Airport, 29 miles 
Runway Length, 6,000'

Education

Number of High Schools 2-Murray County High School & North Murray County High
Number of Colleges Serving Murray County (2 & 4 year) 2-Dalton State College & Northwestern Technical College

Health Care

Hospitals 1-Murray Medical Center (42 beds)
Clinics 3-GA Mountain Health Services, C-Worth Family Clinic, Hamilton Primary Care - Murray
Doctors 7
Dentists 5
Nursing Homes 2-Chatsworth Healthcare Center, Happy Days Personal Care

Major Employers

Firm Name Product Total Employees Union Affiliation
Murray County Schools Schools 1,000 None
County of Murray Government 208 None
Nexel Synthetics, LLC Manufacturing 200 None
Better Backers, Inc Carpet 160 None
Sierra Group Flooring 160 None

 

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