The total economic impact of Fort McCoy for fiscal year (FY)
2007 was an estimated $957.4 million, up from the $897.3 million
figure reported in FY 2006.
Fort McCoy supported a training population of 112,703 personnel
for FY 2007, which ran from Oct. 1, 2006-Sept. 30, 2007. The training
population included reserve- and active-component personnel from
throughout the military and troops processing for
The expenditures, including the work force payroll, operating
costs and other expenditures, were $299.2 million for FY 2007 compared
to $280.4 million for FY 2006.
The FY 2007 work force payroll was $89.1 million, operating
costs were $198.3 million, and other expenditures were $11.8 million.
The work force payroll was $65.5 million for civilian employees
and $23.5 million for military personnel. Salaries for civilian
contracted personnel are not included in these totals.
Operating costs included costs for utilities, physical plant
maintenance, repair and improvements, new construction projects, and
purchases of supplies and services.
Other expenditures included $520,000 to local governments
(including land permit agreements and school district impact aid) and
$11.3 million Soldier discretionary spending in local communities. An
additional $151 million was spent on contracts in FY 2007.
The installation also has been adding new construction on a
constant basis, with $208.3 million being expended for projects from
FY 1990 to FY 2007.
A gross multiplier index (GMI) of 3.2 was used to determine the
overall effect of the expenditures in the local economy. The GMI
determines how many times a dollar turns over within a region. The
estimated total impact was $957.4 million.
More than 3,200 personnel worked at Fort McCoy in FY 2007. The
breakout was 1,524 civilians, 503 military and 1,251 contracted