Cochise County Community Profile…

Labor Force Data:
2002
2003
Civilian Labor Force
21,408
21,432
Unemployment Rate
4.2%
4.0%
Source: Arizona Dept. of Economic Security


Growth Indicators:
2002
2003
New Home Permits
376
591
New Business Licenses
295
316
Taxable Sales
$640,771,083
$696,687,518
Percent Increase
6.2%
8.7%
Source: Cochise Center for Economic Research


Taxes: Property Tax Rate
2002
2003
Property Tax Rate
Elementary / High Schools
5.86
5.85
City / Fire District
0.10
0.10
County
5.63
5.71
Total
$11.59
$11.66
Source: Arizona Tax Research Foundation
Note: Property tax in Arizona is based on assessed valuation which is 10% of market value for residential property. Average tax rate is 1.3% market value.
Sales Tax Rate
City
1.6%
(2001)
County
0.5%
(2001)
State
5.6%
(2001)
Source: Arizona Tax Research Foundation
This profile was created by the Greater Sierra Vista Chamber of Commerce and in cooperation from the above referenced businesses

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Top 25 Employers…

1. U.S. Army Fort Huachuca
11,097
2. Sierra Vista Unified School District
1,243
3. Cochise County
1,046
4. U.S. Border Patrol
804
5. Cochise College
793
6. Arizona State Prison
666
7. Sierra Vista Regional Health Care
610
8. AEGIS Communications
592
9. Douglas Unified School District
542
10. Wal-Mart
522
11. Safeway Stores Inc.
466
12. City of Sierra Vista
404
13. Sierra Southwest
301
14. New Tech
257
15. Southeastern Arizona Behavioral Health Services
243
16. Bashas / Food City
242
17. Lawley Automotive Group
240
18. Temp. Solutions, LLC
238
19. City of Douglas
220
20. U.S. Postal Service
216
21. Willcox Unified School District
204
22. State of Arizona
201
23. ILEX
187
24. Life Care Center of SV
182
25. Benson Unified School District
179