Houston County highlighted on the map of Alabama
AGRICULTURE DIRECT LOSSES
Estimated Economic Loss by Commodity
Cotton ($46,077,304)
Timber ($19,917,001)
Livestock ($8,514,944)
Irrigation infrastructure ($7,607,852)
Pine straw ($7,098,720)
Peanut ($3,927,816)
Farm infrastructure ($3,071,500)
Horticulture ($2,522,923)
Soybean ($724,182)
Poultry ($543,572)
Pecan ($326,250)
Corn ($125,739)
COUNTY TOTAL ($100,457,803)
Hurricane Michael Impact in Alabama

Houston County Economic Impact

crop damage after Hurricane Michael

(download the complete Houston County report)


The following table breaks down the total impacts by associated round of economic activity for all affected industries.

IMPACT TYPE EMPLOYMENT LABOR INCOME OUTPUT
Direct effect -743 ($20,444,033) ($100,457,803)
Indirect effect -302 ($9,506,975) ($24,753,882)
Induced effect -172 ($6,160,696) ($20,452,991)
TOTAL EFFECT -1,216 ($36,111,704) ($145,664,676)

Induced or household effects are from the absence of household spending due to loss of business activity.

Indirect effects are those experienced by all participants in the supply chain except for the directly affected industries. It includes suppliers and those who supply the suppliers.

Taxes (Federal, State & Local)
($10,627,616)