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Alabama, US

Alabama state is in United States of America. 1.51 percent of the population of US resides in Alabama state. There are 67 counties, 219 places in Alabama state.
The median age of Alabama state is 38.7 years, with a total population of 4,850,771. The average age of a Alabama state resident is 38.7 years, which is 0.9 years older than the average age of a United States of America resident, which is 37.8 years. 47.9 percent of the people living in Alabama state are men, while 52.1 percent are women.
The most prevalent level of education among Alabama state residents is regular high school diploma (25.4%). A resident of Alabama state may expect to make anything $75,000 to $99,999 (or 11.1%) of the location's median income.
You may find more detailed demographics information about Alabama state, as well as a list of nearby locations, further down this page.

Alabama Demographics

What is the population of Alabama?

Alabama state has a population of 4,850,771 people, according to 2017 US census data. This represents 1.51 percent of the total 321,004,407 citizens of the United States of America country.
Total population statistics is shown in the list below:
  • Total - 4,850,771 (1.5% of US)
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What are the gender statistics of Alabama?

Alabama state has 1,886,515 male inhabitants (47.9 percent) and 2,054,847 female citizens (52.1 percent), according to 2017 US census data.

In comparison, the proportions of United States of America country citizens are: 48.8% male and 51.2% female.
Below is the data for gender statistics:
  • Male - 1,886,515 (47.9% of Alabama, 1.5% of US)
  • Female - 2,054,847 (52.1% of Alabama, 1.5% of US)
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What are the median incomes in Alabama?

The most common household income levels in Alabama state, according to statistics from the US Census taken in 2017, are as follows: $60k - $100k (20.6%), $10k - $25k (18.9%), and $40k - $60k (16.9%).

In contrast, the household income ranges that are most prevalent in United States of America country are $60k - $100k (22.3%), $40k - $60k (16.2%), and $10k - $25k (14.6%).
The data list for income is as follows:
  • Total - 1,856,695 (100% of Alabama, 1.6% of US)
  • Less than $10k - 170,650 (9.2% of Alabama, 2.1% of US)
  • $10k - $25k - 350,367 (18.9% of Alabama, 2% of US)
  • $25k - $40k - 294,952 (15.9% of Alabama, 1.8% of US)
  • $40k - $60k - 314,549 (16.9% of Alabama, 1.6% of US)
  • $60k - $100k - 383,025 (20.6% of Alabama, 1.4% of US)
  • $100k - $125k - 133,618 (7.2% of Alabama, 1.3% of US)
  • $125k - $150k - 76,939 (4.1% of Alabama, 1.2% of US)
  • $150k - $200k - 71,748 (3.9% of Alabama, 1% of US)
  • More than $200k - 60,847 (3.3% of Alabama, 0.8% of US)
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What are the median age statistics in Alabama?

According to the figures provided by the United States Census Bureau for the year 2017, the average age of a male resident of Alabama state is 37.2 years old, while the average age of a female resident is 40.1 years old.

In comparison, the average male age in the United States of America country is 36.5 years old, while the average female age is 39.1 years old.
Following is the data list for median age statistics:
  • Total - 38.7
  • Male - 37.2
  • Female - 40.1
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What are the detailed age group statistics in Alabama?

According to 2017 US census statistics, the leading age groups in the Alabama state are: less than 18 yrs (22.7%), 50 - 64 years (20.1%), and 35 - 49 years (18.8%).

In contrast, the most prevalent age categories in United States of America country are: less than 18 yrs (22.9%), 50 - 64 years (19.6%), and 35 - 49 years (19.2%).
Data used in the data for age groups statistics chart is as following:
  • Total - 4,850,771 (100% of Alabama, 1.5% of US)
  • Less than 18 yrs - 1,102,682 (22.7% of Alabama, 1.5% of US)
  • 18 - 24 years - 471,452 (9.7% of Alabama, 1.5% of US)
  • 25 - 34 years - 628,088 (12.9% of Alabama, 1.4% of US)
  • 35 - 49 years - 913,015 (18.8% of Alabama, 1.5% of US)
  • 50 - 64 years - 973,502 (20.1% of Alabama, 1.5% of US)
  • 65 - 84 years - 679,063 (14% of Alabama, 1.6% of US)
  • More than 85 yrs - 82,969 (1.7% of Alabama, 1.4% of US)
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What is the marital status of Alabama?

According to data from the 2017 United States Census, the two most prevalent marital statuses in Alabama state are now married (50.2%) and never married (30.4%).

In comparison United States of America country most marital statuses are: married (50.2%) and never married (33.1%).
Following is the data list for marital status statistics:
  • Total - 3,941,362 (100% of Alabama, 1.5% of US)
  • Married - 1,979,275 (50.2% of Alabama, 1.5% of US)
  • Never Married - 1,197,758 (30.4% of Alabama, 1.4% of US)
  • Divorced - 483,872 (12.3% of Alabama, 1.7% of US)
  • Widowed - 280,457 (7.1% of Alabama, 1.8% of US)
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What is the level of education in Alabama?

According to 2017 US census data, the most common education levels in Alabama state are high-school diploma (25.4%), unfinished college (21.7%) and bachelor's degree (15.4%).

In contrast, the household education levels that are most prevalent in United States of America country are as follows: high-school diploma (23.3%), unfinished college (20.8%), and bachelor's degree (19.1%).
More detailed data for data for education statistics are below:
  • No Schooling - 41,118 (1.3% of Alabama, 1.3% of US)
  • Unifinished High-school - 439,941 (13.4% of Alabama, 1.8% of US)
  • High-school Diploma - 831,994 (25.4% of Alabama, 1.6% of US)
  • GED or alt. creds - 180,557 (5.5% of Alabama, 2.1% of US)
  • Unfinished College - 712,204 (21.7% of Alabama, 1.6% of US)
  • Associate's degree - 267,245 (8.2% of Alabama, 1.5% of US)
  • Bachelor's degree - 503,930 (15.4% of Alabama, 1.2% of US)
  • Master's degree - 216,001 (6.6% of Alabama, 1.2% of US)
  • Professional School degree - 49,452 (1.5% of Alabama, 1.1% of US)
  • Doctorate degree - 34,195 (1% of Alabama, 1.2% of US)
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What are the languages spoken in households of Alabama?

According to 2017 US census statistics, the most commonly spoken languages in Alabama state are only english (94.9 percent), spanish (3.2 percent) and asian and pacific islands (0.9 percent).

English only (78.7%), spanish (13.2%), and other indo-european (3.6%) are the most frequent spoken languages in United States of America country.
Below is the data for languages spoken statistics:
  • Total - 4,558,608 (100% of Alabama, 1.5% of US)
  • English only - 4,324,223 (94.9% of Alabama, 1.8% of US)
  • Spanish - 146,478 (3.2% of Alabama, 0.4% of US)
  • Other Indo-European - 34,781 (0.8% of Alabama, 0.3% of US)
  • Asian and Pacific Islands - 40,045 (0.9% of Alabama, 0.4% of US)
  • Other Languages - 13,081 (0.3% of Alabama, 0.4% of US)
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What is the ethnic diversity in Alabama?

As per 2017 US census data Alabama state dominant ethnic diversity groups are: white (68.4%), african american (26.5%) and two or more ethnicities (1.8%).

White (73%), african american (12.7%), and asian (5.4%) are the three most prevalent ethnic diversity groups in United States of America country.
More detailed data for data for ethnic diversity statistics are below:
  • Total - 4,850,771 (100% of Alabama, 1.5% of US)
  • White - 3,317,702 (68.4% of Alabama, 1.4% of US)
  • African American - 1,287,167 (26.5% of Alabama, 3.2% of US)
  • American Indian & Alaska Native - 25,098 (0.5% of Alabama, 1% of US)
  • Asian - 62,815 (1.3% of Alabama, 0.4% of US)
  • Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander - 2,213 (0% of Alabama, 0.4% of US)
  • Two or more ethnicities - 88,834 (1.8% of Alabama, 0.9% of US)
  • Other - 66,942 (1.4% of Alabama, 0.4% of US)
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What are the household type statistics in Alabama?

According to the statistics from the 2017 US census, family households make up 66.5% of Alabama state total households, while non-family homes make up 33.5%.

In United States of America country, family households account for 65.9% of all households, while non-family homes make up just 34.1%.
The household types data list is as follows:
  • Total - 1,856,695 (100% of Alabama, 1.6% of US)
  • Family households, Married-couple family - 879,924 (47.4% of Alabama, 1.5% of US)
  • Family households, Other family - 353,939 (19.1% of Alabama, 1.7% of US)
  • Family households, Other family, Male householder no wife present - 79,578 (4.3% of Alabama, 1.4% of US)
  • Family households, Other family, Female householder no husband present - 274,361 (14.8% of Alabama, 1.8% of US)
  • Nonfamily households, Householder living alone - 543,128 (29.3% of Alabama, 1.7% of US)
  • Nonfamily households, Householder not living alone - 79,704 (4.3% of Alabama, 1% of US)
  • Family Households - 1,233,863 (66.5% of Alabama, 1.6% of US)
  • Non-family Households - 622,832 (33.5% of Alabama, 1.5% of US)
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What are the most common employment industries in Alabama?

As per 2017 US census data Alabama state dominant employment industries are: manufacturing (14.2%), health care and social assistance (13.4%), retail trade (12%) and educational services (9.1%).

In contrast, the employment industries that are most prevalent in United States of America country are as follows: health care & social assistance (13.8%), retail (11.4%), and manufacturing (10.3%).
The data list for employment industries is as follows:
  • Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting - 22,857 (1.1% of Alabama, 1.2% of US)
  • Construction - 131,822 (6.4% of Alabama, 1.4% of US)
  • Manufacturing - 291,616 (14.2% of Alabama, 1.9% of US)
  • Wholesale - 51,415 (2.5% of Alabama, 1.3% of US)
  • Retail - 246,556 (12% of Alabama, 1.4% of US)
  • Utilities - 30,284 (1.5% of Alabama, 2.4% of US)
  • Information - 33,292 (1.6% of Alabama, 1% of US)
  • Finance & Insurance - 83,686 (4.1% of Alabama, 1.2% of US)
  • Real Estate - 31,474 (1.5% of Alabama, 1.1% of US)
  • Scientific & Technical Services - 112,787 (5.5% of Alabama, 1.1% of US)
  • Company Management - 985 (0% of Alabama, 0.7% of US)
  • Administrative & Waste Management Services - 79,020 (3.8% of Alabama, 1.2% of US)
  • Educational Services - 186,744 (9.1% of Alabama, 1.3% of US)
  • Health Care & Social Assistance - 275,792 (13.4% of Alabama, 1.3% of US)
  • Arts, Entertainment & Recreation - 26,520 (1.3% of Alabama, 0.8% of US)
  • Accommodation & Food Services - 145,928 (7.1% of Alabama, 1.3% of US)
  • Public Administration - 113,269 (5.5% of Alabama, 1.6% of US)
  • Other Services - 105,209 (5.1% of Alabama, 1.4% of US)
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What are the most common means of transportation in Alabama?

According to statistics from the 2017 US Census, the most common way of transportation to work in Alabama state is the car truck or van (13.8%).

In comparison United States of America country most dominant type of transportation to work is: car, truck or van (89.9%).
Following is the data list for means of transportation statistics:
  • Car, Truck or Van - 1,916,975 (97.4% of Alabama, 1.5% of US)
  • Public Transportation - 7,433 (0.4% of Alabama, 0.1% of US)
  • Walk - 22,659 (1.2% of Alabama, 0.6% of US)
  • Taxicab, Motorcycle, Bicycle or Other - 20,531 (1% of Alabama, 0.8% of US)
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What are the commute time statistics in Alabama?

As per 2017 US census data Alabama state dominant travel time to work ranges are: 15-20 minutes, 20-25 minutes and 30-35 minutes.

15-20 minutes, 20-25 minutes, and 30-35 minutes are the three most prevalent travel time to work ranges in United States of America country.
Data used in the data for time of commute statistics chart is as following:
  • Less than 10 mins - 239,078 (12.2% of Alabama, 1.3% of US)
  • 10-15 mins - 280,886 (14.3% of Alabama, 1.5% of US)
  • 15-20 mins - 333,065 (16.9% of Alabama, 1.5% of US)
  • 20-25 mins - 309,003 (15.7% of Alabama, 1.5% of US)
  • 25-30 mins - 133,661 (6.8% of Alabama, 1.5% of US)
  • 30-35 mins - 292,122 (14.8% of Alabama, 1.5% of US)
  • 35-45 mins - 112,383 (5.7% of Alabama, 1.2% of US)
  • 45-50 mins - 148,225 (7.5% of Alabama, 1.3% of US)
  • 60 or more mins - 119,175 (6.1% of Alabama, 0.9% of US)
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Alabama Locations