Friday, March 2, 2012
Site Selection magazine ranked Baldwin County as the eighth most successful micropolitan area in the United States in 2011. The March online edition listed the county for expanding or attracting corporate entities. Among the projects that led to the listing was Aero-Mark MRO, a maintenance and repair aerospace company that located in the existing Fokker Airinc facility. (Source: Mobile Press-Register, 03/01/12) According to the U.S. Census Bureau, micropolitan area is a county whose largest city does not exceed a population of 50,000. The U.S. has 576 micropolitan areas.