The unemployment rate in Fort Payne is 2.3% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Fort Payne jobs have increased by 3.4%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Fort Payne's cost of living is 24.7% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
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In the last Presidential election, DeKalb county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 84.4% to 14.6%. More Voting Stats
Fort Payne's population is 14,017 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 1.1%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 19.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Fort Payne is Real Estate: $107,200
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.5%.
Fort Payne public schools spend $8,825 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.2 students per teacher in Fort Payne. More Education