Homewood, AL

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2022 Population
27,557
5.16% 1-year growth
US Senator
Tommy Tuberville
Republican Party
US Senator
Katie Britt
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
29.8
2.93% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
8.31%
4.76% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$97,366
8.87% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$463,500
18.4% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
14,256
5.24% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Homewood, AL had a population of 27.6k people with a median age of 29.8 and a median household income of $97,366. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Homewood, AL grew from 26,206 to 27,557, a 5.16% increase and its median household income grew from $89,433 to $97,366, a 8.87% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Homewood, AL are White (Non-Hispanic) (74.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (13.7%), White (Hispanic) (3.6%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.92%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.79%).

None of the households in Homewood, 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.

96.2% of the residents in Homewood, AL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Homewood, AL are Samford University (1,733 degrees awarded in 2022) and Herzing University-Birmingham (245 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Homewood, AL was $463,500, and the homeownership rate was 63.6%.

Most people in Homewood, AL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 16.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Homewood, AL was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Homewood, AL is home to a population of 27.6k people, from which 96.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 6.71% of Homewood, AL residents were born outside of the country (1.85k people).

In 2022, there were 5.43 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (20.5k people) in Homewood, AL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.77k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 993 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

96.2%
2022 Citizenship
96.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.2% of Homewood, AL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Homewood, AL was 96.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Homewood, AL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    20.5k ± 1.01k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    3.77k ± 786
  3. White (Hispanic)
    993 ± 568
5.61%
Hispanic Population
1.55k people

In 2022, there were 5.43 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (20.5k people) in Homewood, AL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.77k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 993 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5.61% of the people in Homewood, AL are hispanic (1.55k people).

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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

6.71%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.85k people
6.46%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.69k people

As of 2022, 6.71% of Homewood, AL residents (1.85k 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 Homewood, AL was 6.46%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    253 ± 103
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    223 ± 117
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    88 ± 54

Homewood, AL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.13 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Homewood, AL employs 14.3k people. The largest industries in Homewood, AL are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,787 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,802 people), and Educational Services (1,653 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($135,375), Finance & Insurance ($94,087), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($93,304).

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

14.3k
2022 Value
± 979
5.24%
1 Year growth
± 9.17%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Homewood, AL grew at a rate of 5.24%, from 13.5k employees to 14.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Homewood, AL, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (1,819 people), Management Occupations (1,762 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,537 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Homewood, AL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

14.3k
2022 Value
± 979
5.24%
1 Year growth
± 9.17%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Homewood, AL grew at a rate of 5.24%, from 13.5k employees to 14.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Homewood, AL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,787 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1,802 people), and Educational Services (1,653 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Homewood, AL, though some of these residents may live in Homewood, 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

$76,435
Median earning men ± $9,399
$41,011
Median earning women ± $6,016

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($105,551), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($97,900), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($95,341).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($95,385), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($68,500), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($67,900).

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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%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Alabama went to Donald J. Trump with 62% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (36.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.08%).

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 Homewood, AL awarded 1,978 degrees. The student population of Homewood, AL in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1,950 male students and 4,310 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Homewood, AL are White (1,513 and 77.2%), followed by Black or African American (271 and 13.8%), Hispanic or Latino (74 and 3.78%), and Two or More Races (39 and 1.99%).

The largest universities in Homewood, AL by number of degrees awarded are Samford University (1,733 and 87.6%) and Herzing University-Birmingham (245 and 12.4%).

The most popular majors in Homewood, AL are Registered Nursing (190 and 9.61%), Law (143 and 7.23%), and Pharmacy (113 and 5.71%).

The median tuition cost in Homewood, AL for private four year colleges is $23,785.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Homewood, AL, the percentage of applicants admitted was 83.6%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 28.6%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 6,260 (31.2% men and 68.8% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 6,260 students enrolled in Homewood, AL, 31.2% men and 68.8% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 4,719 records, of which 67.1% were women and 32.9% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 57 degrees awarded
  2. 122 degrees awarded
  3. 101 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Homewood, AL was General Marketing & Marketing Management with 57 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,733 degrees awarded
  2. 245 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Samford University with 1,733 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 626 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Homewood, AL, which is 0.463 times less than the 1,352 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 1,513 degrees mean that there were 5.58 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 271 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($23,785) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($953) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,000) 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.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

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 Homewood, AL was $463,500 in 2022, which is 1.64 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $391,500 to $463,500, a 18.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Homewood, AL is 63.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Homewood, AL have an average commute time of 16.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Homewood, AL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Homewood, AL is $97,366. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Homewood, AL was Census Tract 129.05 with a value of $195,313, followed by Census Tract 107.03 and Census Tract 108.02, with respective values of $195,000 and $189,625.

Property

$463,500
Median Property Value 2022
±$20,712
$6,175
Median Property Taxes
±$585

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Rent vs Own

63.6%
Homeownership
2022
66%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 63.6% of the housing units in Homewood, AL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 64.6%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 129.05
  2. Census Tract 107.03
  3. Census Tract 108.02

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Homewood, AL was Census Tract 129.05 with a value of $195,313, followed by Census Tract 107.03 and Census Tract 108.02, with respective values of $195,000 and $189,625.

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

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Household Income

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$97,366
Median Household Income
± $17,321
9.71k
Number of Households
± 784

In 2022, the median household income of the 9.71k households in Homewood, AL grew to $97,366 from the previous year's value of $89,433.

The following chart displays the households in Homewood, 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 $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Homewood, 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 (78.6%)
  2. Worked At Home (9.91%)
  3. Carpooled (8.02%)

In 2022, 78.6% of workers in Homewood, AL drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (9.91%) and those who carpooled to work (8.02%).

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Commute Time

16.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Homewood, AL have a shorter commute time (16.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0.416% of the workforce in Homewood, AL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Poverty & Diversity

8.31% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Homewood, AL (2.07k out of 24.9k 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 18 - 24, followed by Males 25 - 34 and then Females 25 - 34.

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

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

95.7% of the population of Homewood, AL has health coverage, with 68.5% on employee plans, 3.72% on Medicaid, 7.8% on Medicare, 14.3% on non-group plans, and 1.42% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Jefferson County, AL see 891 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.15% decrease from the previous year (920 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1103 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 475 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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891 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Jefferson County, AL

Primary care physicians in Jefferson County, AL see an average of 891 patients per year. This represents a 3.15% decrease from the previous year (920 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 27.7% under 18 years, 30.1% between 18 and 34 years, 31.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 11.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 43.6% were men and 56.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

4.27%
Uninsured
68.5%
Employer Coverage
3.72%
Medicaid
7.8%
Medicare
14.3%
Non-Group
1.42%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Homewood, AL declined by 7.92% from 4.64% to 4.27%.

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