Economic Base

The Shelby County Economy

Shelby County has a diverse economic base that is a reflection of the county's attractiveness for industrial and corporate development. The Highway 280 corridor in the north central portion of the county is Alabama's fastest growing corporate location. Shelby County's Interstate 65 corridor is a magnet for light industrial and wholesale distribution.

Top Employers

Top Employers in Shelby CountyEmployees
Shelby County Board of Education2,491
Southern Company / Alabama Power1,706
EBSCO Industries, Inc.1,254
Baptist Medical Center Shelby1,125
Alabaster City Schools761
DST Health Solutions700
FIS Global668
Shelby County Government615
University of Montevallo490
Cahaba Government Benefit Administrators460
AGC Automotive Americas395
LM Berry and Company360

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