Elmore County, AL

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2022 Population
87,694
0.629% 1-year growth
US Senator
Tommy Tuberville
Republican Party
US Senator
Katie Britt
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
38.9
0.256% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
9.6%
6.63% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$73,258
8.37% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$200,400
14.6% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
39,250
4.02% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Elmore County, AL had a population of 87.7k people with a median age of 38.9 and a median household income of $73,258. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Elmore County, AL grew from 87,146 to 87,694, a 0.629% increase and its median household income grew from $67,597 to $73,258, a 8.37% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Elmore County, AL are White (Non-Hispanic) (72.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (20.8%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.69%), White (Hispanic) (1.41%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (0.873%).

None of the households in Elmore 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.

98.7% of the residents in Elmore County, AL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Elmore County, AL are J F Ingram State Technical College (631 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Elmore County, AL was $200,400, and the homeownership rate was 77.1%.

Most people in Elmore County, AL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Elmore County, AL was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Elmore County, AL is home to a population of 87.7k people, from which 98.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.06% of Elmore County, AL residents were born outside of the country (1.81k people).

In 2022, there were 3.49 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (63.5k people) in Elmore County, AL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 18.2k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.36k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.7%
2022 Citizenship
98.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.7% of Elmore County, AL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Elmore County, AL was 98.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Elmore County, AL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    63.5k ± 136
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    18.2k ± 604
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    2.36k ± 651
3.12%
Hispanic Population
2.74k people

In 2022, there were 3.49 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (63.5k people) in Elmore County, AL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 18.2k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.36k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.12% of the people in Elmore County, AL are hispanic (2.74k people).

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

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    45,935 ± 5,238 people
  2. Guatemala
    15,043 ± 3,007 people
  3. India
    10,012 ± 2,454 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Alabama was Mexico, the natal country of 45,935 Alabama residents, followed by Guatemala with 15,043 and India with 10,012.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.06%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.81k people
2.24%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.96k people

As of 2022, 2.06% of Elmore County, AL residents (1.81k 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 Elmore County, AL was 2.24%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,945 ± 371
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,805 ± 345
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,290 ± 331

Elmore County, AL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.08 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Elmore County, AL employs 39.3k people. The largest industries in Elmore County, AL are Health Care & Social Assistance (5,625 people), Retail Trade (4,777 people), and Public Administration (4,254 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($96,250), Utilities ($87,438), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($70,889).

Males in Alabama have an average income that is 1.43 times higher than the average income of females, which is $50,264. The income inequality in Alabama (measured using the Gini index) is 0.458, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

39.3k
2022 Value
± 1,789
4.02%
1 Year growth
± 6.27%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Elmore County, AL grew at a rate of 4.02%, from 37.7k employees to 39.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Elmore County, AL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (5,514 people), Management Occupations (4,009 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (3,822 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Elmore County, AL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

39.3k
2022 Value
± 1,789
4.02%
1 Year growth
± 6.27%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Elmore County, AL grew at a rate of 4.02%, from 37.7k employees to 39.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Elmore County, AL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (5,625 people), Retail Trade (4,777 people), and Public Administration (4,254 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Elmore County, AL, though some of these residents may live in Elmore 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

$50,444
Median earning men ± $2,655
$36,128
Median earning women ± $2,199

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($71,379), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($68,581), and Public Administration ($63,044).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($100,878), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($73,159), and Information ($56,406).

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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. 333
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  2. 325
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 258
    Manufacturing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Elmore County, AL went to Donald J. Trump with 73.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (25.3%), followed by Other (1.22%).

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

In 2022, universities in Elmore County, AL awarded 631 degrees. The student population of Elmore County, AL in 2022 is skewed towards men, with 671 male students and 97 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Elmore County, AL are Black or African American (359 and 57%), followed by White (260 and 41.3%), Hispanic or Latino (10 and 1.59%), and Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders (1 and 0.159%).

The largest universities in Elmore County, AL by number of degrees awarded are J F Ingram State Technical College (631 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Elmore County, AL are HVAC Maintenance (99 and 15.7%), Welding Technology (90 and 14.3%), and Carpenter (76 and 12%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 768 students enrolled in Elmore County, AL, 87.4% men and 12.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Black or African American with 437 records, of which 5.72% were women and 94.3% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 8 degrees awarded
  2. 14 degrees awarded
  3. 11 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Elmore County, AL was Barbering with 8 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Elmore County, AL according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
631 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was J F Ingram State Technical College with 631 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 504 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Elmore County, AL, which is 3.97 times more than the 127 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Black or African American students. These 359 degrees mean that there were 1.38 times more degrees awarded to Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 260 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($3,990) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($690) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($612) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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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 Elmore County, AL was $200,400 in 2022, which is 0.711 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $174,800 to $200,400, a 14.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Elmore County, AL is 77.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Elmore County, AL have an average commute time of 27.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Elmore County, AL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Elmore County, AL is $73,258. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Elmore County, AL was Census Tract 307.01 with a value of $121,167, followed by Census Tract 307.02 and Census Tract 302, with respective values of $106,667 and $90,324.

In 2022, 11.3% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Elmore County, AL. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 0.16%.

Property

$200,400
Median Property Value 2022
±$9,683
$24,812
Median Property Taxes
±$1,173

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 Elmore County, AL the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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

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Rent vs Own

77.1%
Homeownership
2022
66.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 77.1% of the housing units in Elmore County, AL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 75.6%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 307.01
  2. Census Tract 307.02
  3. Census Tract 302

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Elmore County, AL was Census Tract 307.01 with a value of $121,167, followed by Census Tract 307.02 and Census Tract 302, with respective values of $106,667 and $90,324.

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

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Household Income

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$73,258
Median Household Income
± $2,727
32.2k
Number of Households
± 1,481

In 2022, the median household income of the 32.2k households in Elmore County, AL grew to $73,258 from the previous year's value of $67,597.

The following chart displays the households in Elmore 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Elmore 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 (86%)
  2. Worked At Home (6.4%)
  3. Carpooled (5.54%)

In 2022, 86% of workers in Elmore County, AL drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (6.4%) and those who carpooled to work (5.54%).

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Commute Time

27.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Elmore County, AL have a longer commute time (27.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.43% of the workforce in Elmore 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 Elmore County, AL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Elmore County, AL have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 11.3% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Elmore County, AL. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 0.16%.

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Poverty & Diversity

9.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Elmore County, AL (7.99k out of 83.2k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Elmore County, AL is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

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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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 16.6% of the children was living in poverty in Elmore County, AL. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 3.9%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 239 in Elmore County, AL. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 95.9 per 100,000 population.

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Health

91.8% of the population of Elmore County, AL has health coverage, with 50.2% on employee plans, 11.6% on Medicaid, 11.7% on Medicare, 14.5% on non-group plans, and 3.84% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Elmore County, AL see 4274 patients per year on average, which represents a 9.62% increase from the previous year (3899 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 6320 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 3912 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.7% were men and 53.3% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

4,274 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Elmore County, AL

Primary care physicians in Elmore County, AL see an average of 4,274 patients per year. This represents a 9.62% increase from the previous year (3,899 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Elmore 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 24.1% under 18 years, 21.2% between 18 and 34 years, 38.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.7% were men and 53.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

8.2%
Uninsured
50.2%
Employer Coverage
11.6%
Medicaid
11.7%
Medicare
14.5%
Non-Group
3.84%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Elmore County, AL declined by 4.69% from 8.6% to 8.2%.

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Health Outcomes

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In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 60.6 in Elmore County, AL.

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Health Behaviors

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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 35.8% in Elmore County, AL.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 8.92% in Elmore County, AL.

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