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For Retail Developers

There are six interchanges along Interstate-59, which runs through DeKalb County. This, along with the county's growing population, has encouraged retail growth within the county. DeKalb County EDA can provide assistance to retail developers. For more information, contact the DeKalb County Economic Development staff at 256-845-7957.

DeKalb County Profile

For more demographics information for DeKalb County, visit the demographics page.

Population

1990 Census 54,651
2000 Census 64,452
2008 Estimate 68,842
2010 Census 71,109
2019 Projection 72,024

Household Income

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Traffic Counts

Traffic counts for the entire county are available on the Alabama Department of Transportation Traffic Data website. Specific traffic counts for prime retail areas in DeKalb County are included below. Counter Year is 2015 which is the most current information.

Interstate-59 and AL Highway 35

Highway 35 Traffic ID: 49_815: 19,300 
Highway 35 Traffic ID: 49_814: 20,850
 
Interstate-59 Traffic ID: 49_803: 18,440
Interstate-59 Traffic ID: 49_802: 15,350

AL Highway 35 and AL Highway 75

Highway 35 Traffic ID: 49_513: 16,510
Highway 35 Traffic ID: 49_816: 12,540

Highway 75 Traffic ID: 49_557: 11,400
Highway 75 Traffic ID: 49_820: 8,750

Interstate-59 and AL Highway 68

Highway 68 Traffic ID: 49_526: 4,400
Highway 68 Traffic ID: 49_527: 7,930

Interstate-59 Traffic ID: 49_1312: 1,570
Interstate-59 Traffic ID: 49_1313: 810
Interstate-59 Traffic ID: 49_1310: 980
Interstate-59 Traffic ID: 49_1311: 2,220

U.S. Highway 117 and Interstate 59

Highway 117 Traffic ID: 49_505: 3,030
Highway 117 Traffic ID: 49_506: 4,230

Interstate-59 Traffic ID: 49_1324: 600
Interstate-59 Traffic ID: 49_1325: 1,290
Interstate-59 Traffic ID: 49_1322: 1,340
Interstate-59 Traffic ID: 49_1323: 540

Existing Retailers

Hotels/Motels

  • Best Western
  • Hampton Inn
  • Holiday Inn Express
  • Days Inn
  • Econo Lodge
  • Super 8

Major Retailers

  • Lowe's Home Improvement
  • Burke's Outlet
  • Hammer's Department Store
  • Hibbett Sporting Goods
  • Big Lots
  • John Deere Lawn & Garden Equipment-Snead Supply
  • Boykin Tractor Company
  • Walgreens
  • Wal-Mart Supercenter
  • Dunham's Sporting Goods
  • Goody's Department Store
  • Rite Aid
  • Rent-A-Center

Major Restaurant Establishments

  • Arby's
  • Applebee's
  • Burger King
  • Chick-fil-a
  • Cracker Barrel
  • McDonalds
  • Santa-Fe Cattle Co.
  • Ruby Tuesdays
  • KFC
  • Dairy Queen
  • Zaxby's
  • Taco Bell
  • Captain D's
  • Western Sizzlin
  • Jack's
  • Pizza Hut
  • Wendy's

Retail Property

For assistance in locating sites and buildings available for retail development, please visit the DeKalb County Realtors website and the Alabama Mountain Living website.

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CONTACT US

1503 Glenn Blvd. SW, Suite 200 | P.O. Box 680941 | Fort Payne, AL 35968

1.888.421.7957 | 256.845.7957 info@dekalbeda.com