Bullock County, AL

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2022 Population
10,328
0.558% 1-year decline
US Senator
Tommy Tuberville
Republican Party
US Senator
Katie Britt
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
39.2
1.29% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
27.9%
9.67% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$36,136
24.3% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$87,700
20.8% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Bullock County, AL had a population of 10.3k people with a median age of 39.2 and a median household income of $36,136. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Bullock County, AL declined from 10,386 to 10,328, a −0.558% decrease and its median household income grew from $29,063 to $36,136, a 24.3% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Bullock County, AL are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (68.9%), White (Non-Hispanic) (20.6%), Other (Hispanic) (5.5%), White (Hispanic) (2.63%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.32%).

None of the households in Bullock County, AL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

97.2% of the residents in Bullock County, AL are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Bullock County, AL was $87,700, and the homeownership rate was 64.7%.

Most people in Bullock County, AL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 31.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Bullock County, AL was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Bullock County, AL is home to a population of 10.3k people, from which 97.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 3.77% of Bullock County, AL residents were born outside of the country (389 people).

In 2022, there were 3.35 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (7.12k people) in Bullock County, AL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.13k White (Non-Hispanic) and 568 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.2%
2022 Citizenship
99.2%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.2% of Bullock County, AL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Bullock County, AL was 99.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Bullock County, AL
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    7.12k ± 88
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    2.13k ± 75
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    568 ± 259
8.78%
Hispanic Population
907 people

In 2022, there were 3.35 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (7.12k people) in Bullock County, AL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.13k White (Non-Hispanic) and 568 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

8.78% of the people in Bullock County, AL are hispanic (907 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Bullock County, AL as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

3.77%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
389 people
1.2%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
125 people

As of 2022, 3.77% of Bullock County, AL residents (389 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Bullock County, AL was 1.2%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    171 ± 114
  2. Vietnam
    64 ± 67
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    54 ± 60

Bullock County, AL has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 2.67 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Bullock County, AL employs 3.74k people. The largest industries in Bullock County, AL are Manufacturing (1,427 people), Public Administration (388 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (310 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing ($107,750), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($88,167), and Utilities ($87,583).

Occupations

3.74k
2022 Value
± 539
−1.94%
1 Year decline
± 22.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Bullock County, AL declined at a rate of −1.94%, from 3.82k employees to 3.74k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Bullock County, AL, are Production Occupations (833 people), Material Moving Occupations (336 people), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (315 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Bullock County, AL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

3.74k
2022 Value
± 539
−1.94%
1 Year decline
± 22.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Bullock County, AL declined at a rate of −1.94%, from 3.82k employees to 3.74k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Bullock County, AL, are Manufacturing (1,427 people), Public Administration (388 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (310 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Bullock County, AL, though some of these residents may live in Bullock County, AL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$40,970
Median earning men ± $5,419
$25,891
Median earning women ± $3,269

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($83,006), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($68,594), and Public Administration ($52,578).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($107,679), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($32,222), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($31,888).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.1%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 2.13M people employed in Alabama. This represents a 2.1% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 11.2%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Alabama.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 40
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 29
    Retail Trade
  3. 20
    Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting, and Mining

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Bullock County, AL went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 74.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (24.8%), followed by Other (0.455%).

Tommy Tuberville and Katie Britt are the senators currently representing the state of Alabama. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Alabama is currently represented by 7 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Alabama

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Tommy Tuberville
Senator from Alabama2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021
Katie Britt
Senator from Alabama3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Tommy Tuberville and Katie Britt are the senators currently representing Alabama.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Alabama

Alabama is currently represented by 7 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Alabama have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.905% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.822% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.23M), Some college (913k), and Secondary Education (625k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Bullock County, AL was $87,700 in 2022, which is 0.311 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $72,600 to $87,700, a 20.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Bullock County, AL is 64.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Bullock County, AL have an average commute time of 31.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Bullock County, AL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$87,700
Median Property Value 2022
±$20,560
$2,231
Median Property Taxes
±$333

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Bullock County, AL the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Bullock County, AL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

64.7%
Homeownership
2022
52.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 64.7% of the housing units in Bullock County, AL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 64.9%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9525
  2. Census Tract 9521

The following map shows all of the tracts in Bullock County, AL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$36,136
Median Household Income
± $4,731
3.45k
Number of Households
± 469

In 2022, the median household income of the 3.45k households in Bullock County, AL grew to $36,136 from the previous year's value of $29,063.

The following chart displays the households in Bullock County, AL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Bullock County, AL is from Alabama.
0.458
2022 Wage GINI in Alabama
0.458
2021 Wage GINI in Alabama

In 2022, the income inequality in Alabama was 0.458 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0777% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Alabama was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Alabama in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (88.6%)
  2. Carpooled (8.75%)
  3. Other (1.52%)

In 2022, 88.6% of workers in Bullock County, AL drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.75%) and those who used some unspecified means to get work (1.52%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

31.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Bullock County, AL have a longer commute time (31.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 4.52% of the workforce in Bullock County, AL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Bullock County, AL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Bullock County, AL have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

27.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Bullock County, AL (2.69k out of 9.62k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Males 65 - 74.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Bullock County, AL is Black, followed by Hispanic and White.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

87.8% of the population of Bullock County, AL has health coverage, with 33.2% on employee plans, 35.6% on Medicaid, 11.3% on Medicare, 6.67% on non-group plans, and 1.08% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Bullock County, AL see 3367 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.355% decrease from the previous year (3379 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 4988 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 4988 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51.6% were men and 48.4% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

3,367 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Bullock County, AL

Primary care physicians in Bullock County, AL see an average of 3,367 patients per year. This represents a 0.355% decrease from the previous year (3,379 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Bullock County, AL in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 27.3% under 18 years, 18.9% between 18 and 34 years, 37.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51.6% were men and 48.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

12.2%
Uninsured
33.2%
Employer Coverage
35.6%
Medicaid
11.3%
Medicare
6.67%
Non-Group
1.08%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Bullock County, AL grew by 20.4% from 10.1% to 12.2%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was N/A in Bullock County, AL.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 43.8% in Bullock County, AL.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 11.1% in Bullock County, AL.

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