Fast Facts

Population - 2016  - 5,401

Daily Service Population - approximatley 7,000

Weather

     Average Temperature - 65
               January -   46
               July -   92
     Average Rainfall  - 52 inches

Labor Force

 

    Shelby County
    Labor Force Unemployment Rate
2016 December 10,753 5.8
2017 January 10,846 6.2
2017 February 10,973 6.3
2017 March 11,095 6.0
2017 April 11,023 5.5
2017 May 10,989 5.3
2017 June 10,985 5.5
2017 July 10,826 5.3
2017 August 10,722 5.4
2017 September 10,697 4.6

Business Costs

       Average retail lease - $1.00 per square foot per month
       Average office lease - $0.75 per square foot per month
       2015 Average weekly wage - $690

Retail

Total Retail Sales ($1,000)  -  194,370
Per Capita Retail Sales  -  $34,046  The per capita retail sales for the State of Texas is $13,061.

ISO Rating     3

NO PERSONAL INCOME TAX IN TEXAS

Sales Tax Rates

       City sales tax -  1%
       4A Economic Development  - 0.25%
       4B Street Improvement for Economic Development - 0.50%
       Sales Tax for Property Tax Reduction - 0.25%
       State sales tax  6.25%
       Total sales tax  8.25%

Property Tax Rates - 2017

       City of Center - 0.575
       Shelby County - 0.5882
       Center ISD - 1.3338
       County Road & Bridge -  0.0795
       Total tax rate  -  2.5765