Alabama
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Alabama POPULATION STATISTICS

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated May 2020.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

Alabama Population & Age Distribution

Total Population
4,887,871

Age

PEOPLE OF Alabama DETAILS
Under 5 Years 6.01
5 To 17 16.58
18 To 24 9.58
25 To 34 13.01
35 To 54 25.50
55 To 64 13.22
65 Years And Over 16.11

Educational Attainment of Adults

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
High School Graduates 85.8
College Graduated 24.9
Attending College 5.3

Income

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Alabama 26846 22961.652371940854 #DDE220
USA 31177 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Alabama 48486 22426.414972594186 #E0E31F
USA 57652 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
17.5%

Employment Industries in AL

INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Manufacturing 14.2
Healthcare 13.5
Retail 11.8
Education 8.9
Accommodation 7.0
Construction 6.5
Professional, scientific, and technical services 5.6
Public Service 5.4
Other 5.1
Finance 4.0
Administration 3.9
Transportation 3.9
Wholesale 2.6
Information Technology 1.6
Real Estate 1.5
Utilities 1.5
Arts 1.3
Agriculture 1.1
Mining 0.4
Management 0.1

Race & Ethnic Diversity

% of Residents
White 65.7
Black Or African American 26.4
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.5
Asian 1.3
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.0
Other Race / Two or More Races 1.9
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 4.2

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
Unclassified 23.5
Irish 8.4
English 7.1
German 6.4
Scottish 1.8
Italian 1.7
Scots-Irish 1.5
French 1.4
European 1.4
African 0.9
Dutch 0.7
Polish 0.6
British 0.5
Welsh 0.4
Norwegian 0.3
Swedish 0.3
Greek 0.2
French Canadian 0.2
United States or American 0.2
Russian 0.2

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 94.8
Spanish 3.2
Chinese 0.2
Korean 0.2
Indic languages 0.2
German 0.2
French 0.2
Vietnamese 0.2
Arabic 0.1
Native American languages 0.1
Tagalog 0.1
Hindi 0.1
Other Asian languages 0.1
Gujarathi 0.1
African languages 0.0
Urdu 0.0
Japanese 0.0
Slavic languages 0.0
Pacific Island languages 0.0
Russian 0.0

Foreign Born AL Residents
3.5%