total economic impact of Fort McCoy for fiscal year (FY) 2008 was an
estimated $1.127 billion, up from an estimated $863.1 million for FY
McCoy supported a training population of 127,919 personnel for FY
2008, which ran from Oct. 1, 2007-Sept. 30, 2008. The training
population included reserve- and active-component personnel from
throughout the military and troops processing for
force payroll, operating costs and other expenditures were $352.3
million for FY 2008 compared to $269.7 million for FY 2007.
FY 2008 work force payroll was $159.38 million, operating costs were
$180.12 million, and other expenditures were $13.05 million.
work force payroll was $69.5 million for civilian employees and $89.88
million for military personnel.
for civilian contracted personnel are not included in these payroll
costs included costs for utilities, physical plant maintenance, repair
and improvements, new construction projects, and purchases of supplies
expenditures included $260,706 to local governments (including land
permit agreements and school district impact aid) and $12.79 million
Soldier discretionary spending in local communities.
additional $206.47 million was spent on contracts in FY 2008.
construction also has been occurring on the installation on a constant
basis, with $218.8 million being expended for projects from FY 1990 to
gross multiplier index (GMI) of 3.2 was used to determine the overall
effect of the expenditures in the local economy for both FY 2007 and
GMI determines how many times a dollar turns over within a region.
4,200 personnel worked at Fort McCoy in FY 2008 — 1,604 civilians,
1,122 military and 1,464 contracted employees.