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Birmingham-Hoover, AL MSA (13820)
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- access this document via http://proximityone.com/cbsa/1/cbsa13820.htm
- Updated: 04/26/18 .. see about topic updates.

Contents of this Report
This document is organized into these sections:
1. Recent Trends & Outlook
2. Overview & Updates
3. Reference & Thematic Pattern Maps
3.1. Lay of the Land
3.2. Neighborhood Patterns of Economic Prosperity
4. Population Characteristics & Trends
4.1. Component City Characteristics
4.2. Component County Characteristics
4.3. General Demographic Characteristics
5. Housing Characteristics & Trends
5.1. Total Housing Units
5.2. General Housing Characteristics
5.3. Residential Construction; Housing Units Authorized & Value
5.4. Housing Price Index
6. Economic Characteristics & Trends
6.1. Economic Profile
6.2. Establishments, Employment & Earnings by Sector (QCEW)
6.3. Establishments, Employment & Earnings by Sector (CBP)
6.4. General Economic Characteristics
6.5. Gross Domestic Product
6.6. Fortune 1000 Companies
6.7. Labor Market Characteristics & Trends
7. Social & Education Characteristics
7.1. General Social Characteristics
7.2. Component School District Characteristics
7.3. Component Higher Education Institution Characteristics
8. GeoPolitics
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  Statistical Release Dates
  Related Resources
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Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) - larger metros
The nation's 382 metro areas contained approximately 277.1 million people in 2016, representing approximately 86 percent of the nation's population. This was an increase of approximately 2.3 million people from 2015.

Micropolitan Statistical Areas (MISAs) - smaller metros
The nation’s 551 micro areas contained approximately 27.7 million people in 2016, representing approximately nine percent of the nation’s population. This is an increase of approximately 16,000 people from 2015.

Use the county interactive table to examine metro by county demographic change 2010-2016, the how and why of change and what these patterns suggest about the future.

Use the CBSA/metro interactive table to examine metro demographic change 2010-2016, the how and why of change and what these patterns suggest about the future.

Updates ... this report updates frequently. Selected updates are listed below. Register to receive update notifications.
  • 04.26.18 New 2016 County Business Patterns/Establishment attributes; section 6.3
  • 03.01.18 New 2017 Housing Price Index; new, extended structure; section 5.4
  • 01.19.18 New 2016 Metro/CBSA demographic-economic interactive tables; rank/compare metros
    .. General demographics .. Social .. Economic .. Housing
  • Economic profile and personal income; section 6.1; annual/November.
  • Population by county; annual series 2010-2016 (section 4.2.) annual/July.
  • Population by county; links for individual counties (section 4.2.) annual/July.
      -- includes annual data 2010-2016.
      -- includes components of change; race/origin; single year of age; age group summaries.
  • Total population and components of change; annual/March.
  • Census tracts overview section; annual/December.
  • General Demographics section updated/extended; annual/December.
  • Gross Domestic Product section; section 6.5; annual/September.
  • Higher education institutions; annual/February.
  • Overview lead narrative on population components of change; annual/March.
  • Metro & county demographic component detailed annual estimates; annual/March.
  • School districts in metro & K-12 enrollment; annual/August.
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1. Recent Trends & Outlook
This section provides a summary of recent business, demographic, economic trends; year-ahead & outlook to 2030.

The Recent Trends & Outlook section narrative is updated quarterly and is published in the subscriber edition. The narrative covers topics about this metro such as .. assessing the implications of next jobs report, impact of the Fed's action on the interest rate, which sectors are expanding or contracting, how housing market conditions are changing and more on insights to help your planning and decision-making.

Projections to 2030. The following table presents the most recent ProximityOne population projections to 2030 by metro county and and the metro overall. ProximityOne develops annual population estimates and projections by single year of age by county to 2030. We also develop custom estimates and projections. Contact us for further information (leave message in text box). Or call us at 888.364.7656. These projections are updated periodically and make use of other demographic-economic data presented in this document. See terms of use.

Birmingham-Hoover, AL [13820] CBSA by County Population Estimates & Projections to 2030
http://proximityone.com/outlook2030.htm
-- Vintage: 01/09/18 -- Model: 1.0.2 -- Report: 1.1 -- Run: 01/22/18
-- County -- 7/1/20102010%7/1/20202020%7/1/20302030%2010-302010-30%
  Bibb, AL [01007]22,8612.0322,6251.9522,2991.86-562-2.46
  Blount, AL [01009]57,3765.0857,8544.9958,3084.879321.62
  Chilton, AL [01021]43,6753.8744,2073.8144,6523.739772.24
  Jefferson, AL [01073]658,15058.30660,63756.94665,04055.606,8901.05
  St. Clair, AL [01115]83,8167.4291,0767.8598,2808.2214,46417.26
  Shelby, AL [01117]196,05317.37220,20218.98247,12620.6651,07326.05
  Walker, AL [01127]67,0065.9463,6565.4960,3915.05-6,615-9.87
  Region Total1,128,937100.001,160,257100.001,196,096100.0067,1595.95
 

  2. Overview & Update

Population. The total population of Birmingham-Hoover, AL MSA changed from 1,128,937 in 2010 to 1,147,417 in 2016, a change of 18,480 (1.6%). Among all metros, Birmingham-Hoover, AL MSA was ranked number 49 in 2016, based on total population. It ranked 122 based population change from 2010 to 2016 and ranked 407 based population percent change from 2010 to 2016. See section 4. for additional details on population.

Personal Income. The total personal income of Birmingham-Hoover, AL MSA changed from 43,971,791 ($000s) in 2010 to 52,545,820 ($000s) in 2016, a change of 8,574,029 ($000s) (19.5%). The per capita personal income changed from $38,950 in 2010 to $45,795 in 2016, a change of $6,845 (17.6%). See section 6.1. for additional details on personal income.

Gross Domestic Product. This metro ranked number 95 among the 382 MSAs based on 2016 per capita real GDP. The real per capita GDP changed from $45,603 in 2010 to $48,405 in 2016 a change of $2,802 (6.14%).

.. Real GDP The real GDP changed from $51,482M in 2010 to $55,541M in 2016 a change of $4,059M ( 7.88%).

.. Current $ GDP The current dollar GDP changed from $52,304M in 2010 to $62,758M in 2016 a change of $10,454M ( 19.99%).

.. Quantity Index The all industry GDP quantity index changed from 101.670 in 2010 to 109.685 in 2016 a change of 8.015 ( 7.883%).

GDP is the most comprehensive measure of metro economic activity. GDP is the sum of the GDP originating in all industries in the metro. See section 6.5. for additional details on GDP.

Employment Situation (updated monthly). The Birmingham-Hoover, AL MSA labor force changed from 539,676 in November 2016 to 533,137 in November 2017, a change of -6,539 (-1.2%). The unemployment rate changed from 5.28% in November 2016 to 3.24% in November 2017, a change of -2.04 (-38.62%). See section 6.7. for additional details on the employment situation.
 
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10420 Akron, OH MSA
10460 Alamogordo, NM MISA
10500 Albany, GA MSA
10540 Albany, OR MSA
10580 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY MSA
10620 Albemarle, NC MISA
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10760 Alexander City, AL MISA
10780 Alexandria, LA MSA
10820 Alexandria, MN MISA
10860 Alice, TX MISA
10900 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ MSA
10940 Alma, MI MISA
10980 Alpena, MI MISA
11020 Altoona, PA MSA
11060 Altus, OK MISA
11100 Amarillo, TX MSA
11140 Americus, GA MISA
11180 Ames, IA MSA
11220 Amsterdam, NY MISA
11260 Anchorage, AK MSA
11380 Andrews, TX MISA
11420 Angola, IN MISA
11460 Ann Arbor, MI MSA
11500 Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL MSA
11540 Appleton, WI MSA
11580 Arcadia, FL MISA
11620 Ardmore, OK MISA
11660 Arkadelphia, AR MISA
11680 Arkansas City-Winfield, KS MISA
11700 Asheville, NC MSA
11740 Ashland, OH MISA
11780 Ashtabula, OH MISA
11820 Astoria, OR MISA
11860 Atchison, KS MISA
11900 Athens, OH MISA
11940 Athens, TN MISA
11980 Athens, TX MISA
12020 Athens-Clarke County, GA MSA
12060 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA MSA
12100 Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ MSA
12120 Atmore, AL MISA
12140 Auburn, IN MISA
12180 Auburn, NY MISA
12220 Auburn-Opelika, AL MSA
12260 Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC MSA
12300 Augusta-Waterville, ME MISA
12380 Austin, MN MISA
12420 Austin-Round Rock, TX MSA
12460 Bainbridge, GA MISA
12540 Bakersfield, CA MSA
12580 Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD MSA
12620 Bangor, ME MSA
12660 Baraboo, WI MISA
12680 Bardstown, KY MISA
12700 Barnstable Town, MA MSA
12740 Barre, VT MISA
12780 Bartlesville, OK MISA
12820 Bastrop, LA MISA
12860 Batavia, NY MISA
12900 Batesville, AR MISA
12940 Baton Rouge, LA MSA
12980 Battle Creek, MI MSA
13020 Bay City, MI MSA
13060 Bay City, TX MISA
13100 Beatrice, NE MISA
13140 Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX MSA
13180 Beaver Dam, WI MISA
13220 Beckley, WV MSA
13260 Bedford, IN MISA
13300 Beeville, TX MISA
13340 Bellefontaine, OH MISA
13380 Bellingham, WA MSA
13420 Bemidji, MN MISA
13460 Bend-Redmond, OR MSA
13500 Bennettsville, SC MISA
13540 Bennington, VT MISA
13620 Berlin, NH-VT MISA
13660 Big Rapids, MI MISA
13700 Big Spring, TX MISA
13720 Big Stone Gap, VA MISA
13740 Billings, MT MSA
13780 Binghamton, NY MSA
13820 Birmingham-Hoover, AL MSA
13900 Bismarck, ND MSA
13940 Blackfoot, ID MISA
13980 Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA MSA
14010 Bloomington, IL MSA
14020 Bloomington, IN MSA
14100 Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA MSA
14140 Bluefield, WV-VA MISA
14180 Blytheville, AR MISA
14220 Bogalusa, LA MISA
14260 Boise City, ID MSA
14300 Bonham, TX MISA
14340 Boone, IA MISA
14380 Boone, NC MISA
14420 Borger, TX MISA
14460 Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH MSA
14500 Boulder, CO MSA
14540 Bowling Green, KY MSA
14580 Bozeman, MT MISA
14620 Bradford, PA MISA
14660 Brainerd, MN MISA
14700 Branson, MO MISA
14720 Breckenridge, CO MISA
14740 Bremerton-Silverdale, WA MSA
14780 Brenham, TX MISA
14820 Brevard, NC MISA
14860 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT MSA
15020 Brookhaven, MS MISA
15060 Brookings, OR MISA
15100 Brookings, SD MISA
15140 Brownsville, TN MISA
15180 Brownsville-Harlingen, TX MSA
15220 Brownwood, TX MISA
15260 Brunswick, GA MSA
15340 Bucyrus, OH MISA
15380 Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY MSA
15420 Burley, ID MISA
15460 Burlington, IA-IL MISA
15500 Burlington, NC MSA
15540 Burlington-South Burlington, VT MSA
15580 Butte-Silver Bow, MT MISA
15620 Cadillac, MI MISA
15660 Calhoun, GA MISA
15680 California-Lexington Park, MD MSA
15700 Cambridge, MD MISA
15740 Cambridge, OH MISA
15780 Camden, AR MISA
15820 Campbellsville, KY MISA
15860 Ca±on City, CO MISA
15900 Canton, IL MISA
15940 Canton-Massillon, OH MSA
15980 Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL MSA
16020 Cape Girardeau, MO-IL MSA
16060 Carbondale-Marion, IL MSA
16100 Carlsbad-Artesia, NM MISA
16140 Carroll, IA MISA
16180 Carson City, NV MSA
16220 Casper, WY MSA
16260 Cedar City, UT MISA
16300 Cedar Rapids, IA MSA
16340 Cedartown, GA MISA
16380 Celina, OH MISA
16420 Central City, KY MISA
16460 Centralia, IL MISA
16500 Centralia, WA MISA
16540 Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA MSA
16580 Champaign-Urbana, IL MSA
16620 Charleston, WV MSA
16660 Charleston-Mattoon, IL MISA
16700 Charleston-North Charleston, SC MSA
16740 Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC MSA
16820 Charlottesville, VA MSA
16860 Chattanooga, TN-GA MSA
16940 Cheyenne, WY MSA
16980 Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI MSA
17020 Chico, CA MSA
17060 Chillicothe, OH MISA
17140 Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN MSA
17200 Claremont-Lebanon, NH-VT MISA
17220 Clarksburg, WV MISA
17260 Clarksdale, MS MISA
17300 Clarksville, TN-KY MSA
17340 Clearlake, CA MISA
17380 Cleveland, MS MISA
17420 Cleveland, TN MSA
17460 Cleveland-Elyria, OH MSA
17500 Clewiston, FL MISA
17540 Clinton, IA MISA
17580 Clovis, NM MISA
17660 Coeur d'Alene, ID MSA
17700 Coffeyville, KS MISA
17740 Coldwater, MI MISA
17780 College Station-Bryan, TX MSA
17820 Colorado Springs, CO MSA
17860 Columbia, MO MSA
17900 Columbia, SC MSA
17980 Columbus, GA-AL MSA
18020 Columbus, IN MSA
18060 Columbus, MS MISA
18100 Columbus, NE MISA
18140 Columbus, OH MSA
18180 Concord, NH MISA
18220 Connersville, IN MISA
18260 Cookeville, TN MISA
18300 Coos Bay, OR MISA
18380 Cordele, GA MISA
18420 Corinth, MS MISA
18460 Cornelia, GA MISA
18500 Corning, NY MISA
18580 Corpus Christi, TX MSA
18620 Corsicana, TX MISA
18660 Cortland, NY MISA
18700 Corvallis, OR MSA
18740 Coshocton, OH MISA
18780 Craig, CO MISA
18820 Crawfordsville, IN MISA
18860 Crescent City, CA MISA
18880 Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL MSA
18900 Crossville, TN MISA
18980 Cullman, AL MISA
19000 Cullowhee, NC MISA
19060 Cumberland, MD-WV MSA
19100 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX MSA
19140 Dalton, GA MSA
19180 Danville, IL MSA
19220 Danville, KY MISA
19260 Danville, VA MISA
19300 Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL MSA
19340 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL MSA
19380 Dayton, OH MSA
19420 Dayton, TN MISA
19460 Decatur, AL MSA
19500 Decatur, IL MSA
19540 Decatur, IN MISA
19580 Defiance, OH MISA
19620 Del Rio, TX MISA
19660 Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL MSA
19700 Deming, NM MISA
19740 Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO MSA
19760 DeRidder, LA MISA
19780 Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA MSA
19820 Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI MSA
19860 Dickinson, ND MISA
19940 Dixon, IL MISA
19980 Dodge City, KS MISA
20020 Dothan, AL MSA
20060 Douglas, GA MISA
20100 Dover, DE MSA
20140 Dublin, GA MISA
20180 DuBois, PA MISA
20220 Dubuque, IA MSA
20260 Duluth, MN-WI MSA
20300 Dumas, TX MISA
20340 Duncan, OK MISA
20380 Dunn, NC MISA
20420 Durango, CO MISA
20460 Durant, OK MISA
20500 Durham-Chapel Hill, NC MSA
20540 Dyersburg, TN MISA
20580 Eagle Pass, TX MISA
20660 Easton, MD MISA
20700 East Stroudsburg, PA MSA
20740 Eau Claire, WI MSA
20780 Edwards, CO MISA
20820 Effingham, IL MISA
20900 El Campo, TX MISA
20940 El Centro, CA MSA
20980 El Dorado, AR MISA
21020 Elizabeth City, NC MISA
21060 Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY MSA
21120 Elk City, OK MISA
21140 Elkhart-Goshen, IN MSA
21180 Elkins, WV MISA
21220 Elko, NV MISA
21260 Ellensburg, WA MISA
21300 Elmira, NY MSA
21340 El Paso, TX MSA
21380 Emporia, KS MISA
21420 Enid, OK MSA
21460 Enterprise, AL MISA
21500 Erie, PA MSA
21540 Escanaba, MI MISA
21580 Espa±ola, NM MISA
21640 Eufaula, AL-GA MISA
21660 Eugene, OR MSA
21700 Eureka-Arcata-Fortuna, CA MISA
21740 Evanston, WY MISA
21780 Evansville, IN-KY MSA
21820 Fairbanks, AK MSA
21840 Fairfield, IA MISA
21860 Fairmont, MN MISA
21900 Fairmont, WV MISA
21980 Fallon, NV MISA
22020 Fargo, ND-MN MSA
22060 Faribault-Northfield, MN MISA
22100 Farmington, MO MISA
22140 Farmington, NM MSA
22180 Fayetteville, NC MSA
22220 Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO MSA
22260 Fergus Falls, MN MISA
22280 Fernley, NV MISA
22300 Findlay, OH MISA
22340 Fitzgerald, GA MISA
22380 Flagstaff, AZ MSA
22420 Flint, MI MSA
22500 Florence, SC MSA
22520 Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL MSA
22540 Fond du Lac, WI MSA
22580 Forest City, NC MISA
22620 Forrest City, AR MISA
22660 Fort Collins, CO MSA
22700 Fort Dodge, IA MISA
22780 Fort Leonard Wood, MO MISA
22800 Fort Madison-Keokuk, IA-IL-MO MISA
22820 Fort Morgan, CO MISA
22840 Fort Payne, AL MISA
22860 Fort Polk South, LA MISA
22900 Fort Smith, AR-OK MSA
23060 Fort Wayne, IN MSA
23140 Frankfort, IN MISA
23180 Frankfort, KY MISA
23240 Fredericksburg, TX MISA
23300 Freeport, IL MISA
23340 Fremont, NE MISA
23380 Fremont, OH MISA
23420 Fresno, CA MSA
23460 Gadsden, AL MSA
23500 Gaffney, SC MISA
23540 Gainesville, FL MSA
23580 Gainesville, GA MSA
23620 Gainesville, TX MISA
23660 Galesburg, IL MISA
23700 Gallup, NM MISA
23780 Garden City, KS MISA
23820 Gardnerville Ranchos, NV MISA
23860 Georgetown, SC MISA
23900 Gettysburg, PA MSA
23940 Gillette, WY MISA
23980 Glasgow, KY MISA
24020 Glens Falls, NY MSA
24060 Glenwood Springs, CO MISA
24100 Gloversville, NY MISA
24140 Goldsboro, NC MSA
24220 Grand Forks, ND-MN MSA
24260 Grand Island, NE MSA
24300 Grand Junction, CO MSA
24330 Grand Rapids, MN MISA
24340 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI MSA
24380 Grants, NM MISA
24420 Grants Pass, OR MSA
24460 Great Bend, KS MISA
24500 Great Falls, MT MSA
24540 Greeley, CO MSA
24580 Green Bay, WI MSA
24620 Greeneville, TN MISA
24640 Greenfield Town, MA MISA
24660 Greensboro-High Point, NC MSA
24700 Greensburg, IN MISA
24740 Greenville, MS MISA
24780 Greenville, NC MSA
24820 Greenville, OH MISA
24860 Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC MSA
24900 Greenwood, MS MISA
24940 Greenwood, SC MISA
24980 Grenada, MS MISA
25060 Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS MSA
25100 Guymon, OK MISA
25180 Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV MSA
25200 Hailey, ID MISA
25220 Hammond, LA MSA
25260 Hanford-Corcoran, CA MSA
25300 Hannibal, MO MISA
25420 Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA MSA
25460 Harrison, AR MISA
25500 Harrisonburg, VA MSA
25540 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT MSA
25580 Hastings, NE MISA
25620 Hattiesburg, MS MSA
25700 Hays, KS MISA
25720 Heber, UT MISA
25740 Helena, MT MISA
25760 Helena-West Helena, AR MISA
25780 Henderson, NC MISA
25820 Hereford, TX MISA
25840 Hermiston-Pendleton, OR MISA
25860 Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC MSA
25880 Hillsdale, MI MISA
25900 Hilo, HI MISA
25940 Hilton Head Island-Bluffton-Beaufort, SC MSA
25980 Hinesville, GA MSA
26020 Hobbs, NM MISA
26090 Holland, MI MISA
26140 Homosassa Springs, FL MSA
26220 Hood River, OR MISA
26260 Hope, AR MISA
26300 Hot Springs, AR MSA
26340 Houghton, MI MISA
26380 Houma-Thibodaux, LA MSA
26420 Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX MSA
26460 Hudson, NY MISA
26500 Huntingdon, PA MISA
26540 Huntington, IN MISA
26580 Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH MSA
26620 Huntsville, AL MSA
26660 Huntsville, TX MISA
26700 Huron, SD MISA
26740 Hutchinson, KS MISA
26780 Hutchinson, MN MISA
26820 Idaho Falls, ID MSA
26860 Indiana, PA MISA
26900 Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN MSA
26940 Indianola, MS MISA
26960 Ionia, MI MISA
26980 Iowa City, IA MSA
27020 Iron Mountain, MI-WI MISA
27060 Ithaca, NY MSA
27100 Jackson, MI MSA
27140 Jackson, MS MSA
27160 Jackson, OH MISA
27180 Jackson, TN MSA
27220 Jackson, WY-ID MISA
27260 Jacksonville, FL MSA
27300 Jacksonville, IL MISA
27340 Jacksonville, NC MSA
27380 Jacksonville, TX MISA
27420 Jamestown, ND MISA
27460 Jamestown-Dunkirk-Fredonia, NY MISA
27500 Janesville-Beloit, WI MSA
27540 Jasper, IN MISA
27600 Jefferson, GA MISA
27620 Jefferson City, MO MSA
27660 Jennings, LA MISA
27700 Jesup, GA MISA
27740 Johnson City, TN MSA
27780 Johnstown, PA MSA
27860 Jonesboro, AR MSA
27900 Joplin, MO MSA
27920 Junction City, KS MISA
27940 Juneau, AK MISA
27980 Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI MSA
28020 Kalamazoo-Portage, MI MSA
28060 Kalispell, MT MISA
28100 Kankakee, IL MSA
28140 Kansas City, MO-KS MSA
28180 Kapaa, HI MISA
28260 Kearney, NE MISA
28300 Keene, NH MISA
28340 Kendallville, IN MISA
28380 Kennett, MO MISA
28420 Kennewick-Richland, WA MSA
28500 Kerrville, TX MISA
28540 Ketchikan, AK MISA
28580 Key West, FL MISA
28620 Kill Devil Hills, NC MISA
28660 Killeen-Temple, TX MSA
28700 Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA MSA
28740 Kingston, NY MSA
28780 Kingsville, TX MISA
28820 Kinston, NC MISA
28860 Kirksville, MO MISA
28900 Klamath Falls, OR MISA
28940 Knoxville, TN MSA
29020 Kokomo, IN MSA
29060 Laconia, NH MISA
29100 La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN MSA
29180 Lafayette, LA MSA
29200 Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN MSA
29260 La Grande, OR MISA
29300 LaGrange, GA MISA
29340 Lake Charles, LA MSA
29380 Lake City, FL MISA
29420 Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ MSA
29460 Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL MSA
29500 Lamesa, TX MISA
29540 Lancaster, PA MSA
29620 Lansing-East Lansing, MI MSA
29660 Laramie, WY MISA
29700 Laredo, TX MSA
29740 Las Cruces, NM MSA
29780 Las Vegas, NM MISA
29820 Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV MSA
29860 Laurel, MS MISA
29900 Laurinburg, NC MISA
29940 Lawrence, KS MSA
29980 Lawrenceburg, TN MISA
30020 Lawton, OK MSA
30060 Lebanon, MO MISA
30140 Lebanon, PA MSA
30220 Levelland, TX MISA
30260 Lewisburg, PA MISA
30280 Lewisburg, TN MISA
30300 Lewiston, ID-WA MSA
30340 Lewiston-Auburn, ME MSA
30380 Lewistown, PA MISA
30420 Lexington, NE MISA
30460 Lexington-Fayette, KY MSA
30580 Liberal, KS MISA
30620 Lima, OH MSA
30660 Lincoln, IL MISA
30700 Lincoln, NE MSA
30780 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR MSA
30820 Lock Haven, PA MISA
30860 Logan, UT-ID MSA
30880 Logan, WV MISA
30900 Logansport, IN MISA
30940 London, KY MISA
30980 Longview, TX MSA
31020 Longview, WA MSA
31060 Los Alamos, NM MISA
31080 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA MSA
31140 Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN MSA
31180 Lubbock, TX MSA
31220 Ludington, MI MISA
31260 Lufkin, TX MISA
31300 Lumberton, NC MISA
31340 Lynchburg, VA MSA
31380 Macomb, IL MISA
31420 Macon-Bibb County, GA MSA
31460 Madera, CA MSA
31500 Madison, IN MISA
31540 Madison, WI MSA
31580 Madisonville, KY MISA
31620 Magnolia, AR MISA
31660 Malone, NY MISA
31680 Malvern, AR MISA
31700 Manchester-Nashua, NH MSA
31740 Manhattan, KS MSA
31820 Manitowoc, WI MISA
31860 Mankato-North Mankato, MN MSA
31900 Mansfield, OH MSA
31930 Marietta, OH MISA
31940 Marinette, WI-MI MISA
31980 Marion, IN MISA
32000 Marion, NC MISA
32020 Marion, OH MISA
32100 Marquette, MI MISA
32140 Marshall, MN MISA
32180 Marshall, MO MISA
32220 Marshall, TX MISA
32260 Marshalltown, IA MISA
32280 Martin, TN MISA
32300 Martinsville, VA MISA
32340 Maryville, MO MISA
32380 Mason City, IA MISA
32460 Mayfield, KY MISA
32500 Maysville, KY MISA
32540 McAlester, OK MISA
32580 McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX MSA
32620 McComb, MS MISA
32660 McMinnville, TN MISA
32700 McPherson, KS MISA
32740 Meadville, PA MISA
32780 Medford, OR MSA
32820 Memphis, TN-MS-AR MSA
32860 Menomonie, WI MISA
32900 Merced, CA MSA
32940 Meridian, MS MISA
32980 Merrill, WI MISA
33020 Mexico, MO MISA
33060 Miami, OK MISA
33100 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL MSA
33140 Michigan City-La Porte, IN MSA
33180 Middlesborough, KY MISA
33220 Midland, MI MSA
33260 Midland, TX MSA
33300 Milledgeville, GA MISA
33340 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI MSA
33420 Mineral Wells, TX MISA
33460 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI MSA
33500 Minot, ND MISA
33540 Missoula, MT MSA
33580 Mitchell, SD MISA
33620 Moberly, MO MISA
33660 Mobile, AL MSA
33700 Modesto, CA MSA
33740 Monroe, LA MSA
33780 Monroe, MI MSA
33860 Montgomery, AL MSA
33940 Montrose, CO MISA
33980 Morehead City, NC MISA
34020 Morgan City, LA MISA
34060 Morgantown, WV MSA
34100 Morristown, TN MSA
34140 Moscow, ID MISA
34180 Moses Lake, WA MISA
34220 Moultrie, GA MISA
34260 Mountain Home, AR MISA
34300 Mountain Home, ID MISA
34340 Mount Airy, NC MISA
34380 Mount Pleasant, MI MISA
34420 Mount Pleasant, TX MISA
34460 Mount Sterling, KY MISA
34500 Mount Vernon, IL MISA
34540 Mount Vernon, OH MISA
34580 Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA MSA
34620 Muncie, IN MSA
34660 Murray, KY MISA
34700 Muscatine, IA MISA
34740 Muskegon, MI MSA
34780 Muskogee, OK MISA
34820 Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC MSA
34860 Nacogdoches, TX MISA
34900 Napa, CA MSA
34940 Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL MSA
34980 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN MSA
35020 Natchez, MS-LA MISA
35060 Natchitoches, LA MISA
35100 New Bern, NC MSA
35140 Newberry, SC MISA
35220 New Castle, IN MISA
35260 New Castle, PA MISA
35300 New Haven-Milford, CT MSA
35380 New Orleans-Metairie, LA MSA
35420 New Philadelphia-Dover, OH MISA
35440 Newport, OR MISA
35460 Newport, TN MISA
35500 Newton, IA MISA
35580 New Ulm, MN MISA
35620 New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA MSA
35660 Niles-Benton Harbor, MI MSA
35700 Nogales, AZ MISA
35740 Norfolk, NE MISA
35820 North Platte, NE MISA
35840 North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL MSA
35860 North Vernon, IN MISA
35900 North Wilkesboro, NC MISA
35940 Norwalk, OH MISA
35980 Norwich-New London, CT MSA
36020 Oak Harbor, WA MISA
36100 Ocala, FL MSA
36140 Ocean City, NJ MSA
36220 Odessa, TX MSA
36260 Ogden-Clearfield, UT MSA
36300 Ogdensburg-Massena, NY MISA
36340 Oil City, PA MISA
36380 Okeechobee, FL MISA
36420 Oklahoma City, OK MSA
36460 Olean, NY MISA
36500 Olympia-Tumwater, WA MSA
36540 Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA MSA
36580 Oneonta, NY MISA
36620 Ontario, OR-ID MISA
36660 Opelousas, LA MISA
36700 Orangeburg, SC MISA
36740 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL MSA
36780 Oshkosh-Neenah, WI MSA
36820 Oskaloosa, IA MISA
36830 Othello, WA MISA
36840 Ottawa, KS MISA
36860 Ottawa-Peru, IL MISA
36900 Ottumwa, IA MISA
36940 Owatonna, MN MISA
36980 Owensboro, KY MSA
37020 Owosso, MI MISA
37060 Oxford, MS MISA
37080 Oxford, NC MISA
37100 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA MSA
37120 Ozark, AL MISA
37140 Paducah, KY-IL MISA
37220 Pahrump, NV MISA
37260 Palatka, FL MISA
37300 Palestine, TX MISA
37340 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL MSA
37420 Pampa, TX MISA
37460 Panama City, FL MSA
37500 Paragould, AR MISA
37540 Paris, TN MISA
37580 Paris, TX MISA
37620 Parkersburg-Vienna, WV MSA
37660 Parsons, KS MISA
37740 Payson, AZ MISA
37780 Pecos, TX MISA
37800 Pella, IA MISA
37860 Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL MSA
37900 Peoria, IL MSA
37940 Peru, IN MISA
37980 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD MSA
38060 Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ MSA
38100 Picayune, MS MISA
38180 Pierre, SD MISA
38220 Pine Bluff, AR MSA
38240 Pinehurst-Southern Pines, NC MISA
38260 Pittsburg, KS MISA
38300 Pittsburgh, PA MSA
38340 Pittsfield, MA MSA
38380 Plainview, TX MISA
38420 Platteville, WI MISA
38460 Plattsburgh, NY MISA
38500 Plymouth, IN MISA
38540 Pocatello, ID MSA
38580 Point Pleasant, WV-OH MISA
38620 Ponca City, OK MISA
38700 Pontiac, IL MISA
38740 Poplar Bluff, MO MISA
38780 Portales, NM MISA
38820 Port Angeles, WA MISA
38840 Port Clinton, OH MISA
38860 Portland-South Portland, ME MSA
38900 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA MSA
38920 Port Lavaca, TX MISA
38940 Port St. Lucie, FL MSA
39020 Portsmouth, OH MISA
39060 Pottsville, PA MISA
39140 Prescott, AZ MSA
39220 Price, UT MISA
39260 Prineville, OR MISA
39300 Providence-Warwick, RI-MA MSA
39340 Provo-Orem, UT MSA
39380 Pueblo, CO MSA
39420 Pullman, WA MISA
39460 Punta Gorda, FL MSA
39500 Quincy, IL-MO MISA
39540 Racine, WI MSA
39580 Raleigh, NC MSA
39660 Rapid City, SD MSA
39700 Raymondville, TX MISA
39740 Reading, PA MSA
39780 Red Bluff, CA MISA
39820 Redding, CA MSA
39860 Red Wing, MN MISA
39900 Reno, NV MSA
39940 Rexburg, ID MISA
39980 Richmond, IN MISA
40060 Richmond, VA MSA
40080 Richmond-Berea, KY MISA
40100 Rio Grande City, TX MISA
40140 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA MSA
40180 Riverton, WY MISA
40220 Roanoke, VA MSA
40260 Roanoke Rapids, NC MISA
40300 Rochelle, IL MISA
40340 Rochester, MN MSA
40380 Rochester, NY MSA
40420 Rockford, IL MSA
40460 Rockingham, NC MISA
40540 Rock Springs, WY MISA
40580 Rocky Mount, NC MSA
40620 Rolla, MO MISA
40660 Rome, GA MSA
40700 Roseburg, OR MISA
40740 Roswell, NM MISA
40760 Ruidoso, NM MISA
40780 Russellville, AR MISA
40820 Ruston, LA MISA
40860 Rutland, VT MISA
40900 Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA MSA
40940 Safford, AZ MISA
40980 Saginaw, MI MSA
41060 St. Cloud, MN MSA
41100 St. George, UT MSA
41140 St. Joseph, MO-KS MSA
41180 St. Louis, MO-IL MSA
41220 St. Marys, GA MISA
41260 St. Marys, PA MISA
41400 Salem, OH MISA
41420 Salem, OR MSA
41460 Salina, KS MISA
41500 Salinas, CA MSA
41540 Salisbury, MD-DE MSA
41620 Salt Lake City, UT MSA
41660 San Angelo, TX MSA
41700 San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX MSA
41740 San Diego-Carlsbad, CA MSA
41760 Sandpoint, ID MISA
41780 Sandusky, OH MISA
41820 Sanford, NC MISA
41860 San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA MSA
41940 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA MSA
42020 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA MSA
42100 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA MSA
42140 Santa Fe, NM MSA
42200 Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA MSA
42220 Santa Rosa, CA MSA
42300 Sault Ste. Marie, MI MISA
42340 Savannah, GA MSA
42380 Sayre, PA MISA
42420 Scottsbluff, NE MISA
42460 Scottsboro, AL MISA
42540 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre--Hazleton, PA MSA
42620 Searcy, AR MISA
42660 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA MSA
42680 Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL MSA
42700 Sebring, FL MSA
42740 Sedalia, MO MISA
42780 Selinsgrove, PA MISA
42820 Selma, AL MISA
42860 Seneca, SC MISA
42900 Seneca Falls, NY MISA
42940 Sevierville, TN MISA
42980 Seymour, IN MISA
43020 Shawano, WI MISA
43060 Shawnee, OK MISA
43100 Sheboygan, WI MSA
43140 Shelby, NC MISA
43180 Shelbyville, TN MISA
43220 Shelton, WA MISA
43260 Sheridan, WY MISA
43300 Sherman-Denison, TX MSA
43320 Show Low, AZ MISA
43340 Shreveport-Bossier City, LA MSA
43380 Sidney, OH MISA
43420 Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ MSA
43460 Sikeston, MO MISA
43500 Silver City, NM MISA
43580 Sioux City, IA-NE-SD MSA
43620 Sioux Falls, SD MSA
43660 Snyder, TX MISA
43700 Somerset, KY MISA
43740 Somerset, PA MISA
43760 Sonora, CA MISA
43780 South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI MSA
43900 Spartanburg, SC MSA
43940 Spearfish, SD MISA
43980 Spencer, IA MISA
44020 Spirit Lake, IA MISA
44060 Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA MSA
44100 Springfield, IL MSA
44140 Springfield, MA MSA
44180 Springfield, MO MSA
44220 Springfield, OH MSA
44260 Starkville, MS MISA
44300 State College, PA MSA
44340 Statesboro, GA MISA
44420 Staunton-Waynesboro, VA MSA
44460 Steamboat Springs, CO MISA
44500 Stephenville, TX MISA
44540 Sterling, CO MISA
44580 Sterling, IL MISA
44620 Stevens Point, WI MISA
44660 Stillwater, OK MISA
44700 Stockton-Lodi, CA MSA
44740 Storm Lake, IA MISA
44780 Sturgis, MI MISA
44860 Sulphur Springs, TX MISA
44900 Summerville, GA MISA
44920 Summit Park, UT MISA
44940 Sumter, SC MSA
44980 Sunbury, PA MISA
45000 Susanville, CA MISA
45020 Sweetwater, TX MISA
45060 Syracuse, NY MSA
45140 Tahlequah, OK MISA
45180 Talladega-Sylacauga, AL MISA
45220 Tallahassee, FL MSA
45300 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL MSA
45340 Taos, NM MISA
45380 Taylorville, IL MISA
45460 Terre Haute, IN MSA
45500 Texarkana, TX-AR MSA
45520 The Dalles, OR MISA
45540 The Villages, FL MSA
45580 Thomaston, GA MISA
45620 Thomasville, GA MISA
45660 Tiffin, OH MISA
45700 Tifton, GA MISA
45740 Toccoa, GA MISA
45780 Toledo, OH MSA
45820 Topeka, KS MSA
45860 Torrington, CT MISA
45900 Traverse City, MI MISA
45940 Trenton, NJ MSA
45980 Troy, AL MISA
46020 Truckee-Grass Valley, CA MISA
46060 Tucson, AZ MSA
46100 Tullahoma-Manchester, TN MISA
46140 Tulsa, OK MSA
46180 Tupelo, MS MISA
46220 Tuscaloosa, AL MSA
46300 Twin Falls, ID MISA
46340 Tyler, TX MSA
46380 Ukiah, CA MISA
46460 Union City, TN-KY MISA
46500 Urbana, OH MISA
46520 Urban Honolulu, HI MSA
46540 Utica-Rome, NY MSA
46620 Uvalde, TX MISA
46660 Valdosta, GA MSA
46700 Vallejo-Fairfield, CA MSA
46740 Valley, AL MISA
46780 Van Wert, OH MISA
46820 Vermillion, SD MISA
46860 Vernal, UT MISA
46900 Vernon, TX MISA
46980 Vicksburg, MS MISA
47020 Victoria, TX MSA
47080 Vidalia, GA MISA
47180 Vincennes, IN MISA
47220 Vineland-Bridgeton, NJ MSA
47240 Vineyard Haven, MA MISA
47260 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC MSA
47300 Visalia-Porterville, CA MSA
47340 Wabash, IN MISA
47380 Waco, TX MSA
47420 Wahpeton, ND-MN MISA
47460 Walla Walla, WA MSA
47540 Wapakoneta, OH MISA
47580 Warner Robins, GA MSA
47620 Warren, PA MISA
47660 Warrensburg, MO MISA
47700 Warsaw, IN MISA
47780 Washington, IN MISA
47820 Washington, NC MISA
47900 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV MSA
47920 Washington Court House, OH MISA
47940 Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA MSA
47980 Watertown, SD MISA
48020 Watertown-Fort Atkinson, WI MISA
48060 Watertown-Fort Drum, NY MSA
48100 Wauchula, FL MISA
48140 Wausau, WI MSA
48180 Waycross, GA MISA
48220 Weatherford, OK MISA
48260 Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH MSA
48300 Wenatchee, WA MSA
48460 West Plains, MO MISA
48500 West Point, MS MISA
48540 Wheeling, WV-OH MSA
48580 Whitewater-Elkhorn, WI MISA
48620 Wichita, KS MSA
48660 Wichita Falls, TX MSA
48700 Williamsport, PA MSA
48780 Williston, ND MISA
48820 Willmar, MN MISA
48900 Wilmington, NC MSA
48940 Wilmington, OH MISA
48980 Wilson, NC MISA
49020 Winchester, VA-WV MSA
49080 Winnemucca, NV MISA
49100 Winona, MN MISA
49180 Winston-Salem, NC MSA
49220 Wisconsin Rapids-Marshfield, WI MISA
49260 Woodward, OK MISA
49300 Wooster, OH MISA
49340 Worcester, MA-CT MSA
49380 Worthington, MN MISA
49420 Yakima, WA MSA
49460 Yankton, SD MISA
49620 York-Hanover, PA MSA
49660 Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA MSA
49700 Yuba City, CA MSA
49740 Yuma, AZ MSA
49780 Zanesville, OH MISA
49820 Zapata, TX MISA


3.1. Lay of the Land - goto top

Counties are labeled with county name and state-county FIPS code.

 
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3.2. Patterns of Economic Prosperity by Neighborhood go top

Median household income by census tract (see color/data legend at left of map).

 
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4. Population Characteristics & Trends - goto top

Population and Components of Change by Year
  Area7/1/20107/1/20117/1/20127/1/20137/1/20147/1/20157/1/20162010-16a2010-16b
Total population 1,128,937 1,130,857 1,133,917 1,138,578 1,141,775 1,144,857 1,147,417 18,480 1.6
  Births  14,798 14,791 14,483 14,285 14,614 14,413 87,384 14,564
  Deaths  11,218 11,187 11,701 11,328 11,694 12,010 69,138 11,523
  -- Natural Increase  3,580 3,604 2,782 2,957 2,920 2,403 18,246 3,041
  Net Migration  -1,634 -510 1,903 617 162 420 958 160
  -- Intl Migration  1,146 785 793 951 1,027 1,001 5,703 951
  -- Domestic Migration  -2,780 -1,295 1,110 -334 -865 -581 -4,745 -791

4.1. Component City Characteristics go top
Principal Cities (about principal cities); Click link to view city profile.

The largest city in each metropolitan area is designated a "principal city." Additional cities qualify if specified requirements are met concerning population size and employment. The title of each metropolitan area consists of the names of up to three of its principal cities and the name of each state into which the metropolitan area extends.

  •   Birmingham
  •   Hoover

Cities are places of population concentration. Incorporated cities have governmental powers assigned by the corresponding state. Metros, or CBSAs, contain one or more incorporated city. The Census Bureau develops annual estimates of the population for all cities using a model-based estimatin procedure (in contrast to sample survey-based population estimates developed through the American Comunity Survey (ACS). The model based estimates developed for all cities time lag of only a little over a year. In contrast, the ACS-based estimates for cities under 65,000 population have a time lag of four years and are estimates for a 5-year time period. For example, in January 2018, the 7/1/16 estimates are the most recent model-based population data for all cities, whereas the 2016 ACS estimates (centric to mid-2014) are the recent ACS-survey population estimates for all cities.

Places, the more general term for places of population concentration, includes incorporated cities and census designated places (CDPs) .. approximately 29,549 areas. Postcensal population estimates are not developed for CDPs.

Cities 10,000 population and over; click link to view city profile.
  Area7/1/20107/1/20117/1/20127/1/20137/1/20147/1/20157/1/2016Chg 10-16%Chg 10-16
  Alabaster, AL (0100820) 31,176 31,362 31,663 31,960 32,167 32,751 32,948 1,772 5.7
  Bessemer, AL (0105980) 27,436 27,325 27,182 27,019 26,910 26,722 26,511 -925 -3.4
  Birmingham, AL (0107000) 212,037 211,879 211,192 211,725 211,875 212,543 212,157 120 0.1
  Calera, AL (0111416) 11,728 12,112 12,433 12,709 12,928 13,195 13,489 1,761 15.0
  Center Point, AL (0113264) 16,925 16,914 16,899 16,808 16,746 16,634 16,496 -429 -2.5
  Chelsea, AL (0114104) 10,582 10,720 10,958 11,364 11,755 12,041 12,341 1,759 16.6
  Fairfield, AL (0125120) 11,102 11,054 10,992 11,011 10,968 10,896 10,807 -295 -2.7
  Gardendale, AL (0129056) 13,894 13,852 13,791 13,732 13,716 13,697 13,783 -111 -0.8
  Helena, AL (0134024) 17,015 17,123 17,271 17,485 17,833 18,237 18,673 1,658 9.7
  Homewood, AL (0135800) 25,148 25,060 25,274 25,815 25,809 25,754 25,613 465 1.8
  Hoover, AL (0135896) 81,149 81,705 83,044 83,667 84,144 84,715 84,978 3,829 4.7
  Hueytown, AL (0136448) 16,108 16,040 15,955 15,864 15,803 15,694 15,561 -547 -3.4
  Irondale, AL (0137864) 12,343 12,348 12,376 12,372 12,424 12,408 12,359 16 0.1
  Jasper, AL (0138416) 14,388 14,335 14,249 14,201 14,129 14,070 14,003 -385 -2.7
  Leeds, AL (0141968) 11,797 11,813 11,847 11,891 11,919 11,924 11,940 143 1.2
  Moody, AL (0151096) 11,774 11,938 12,142 12,365 12,428 12,579 12,823 1,049 8.9
  Mountain Brook, AL (0151696) 20,469 20,425 20,368 20,322 20,699 20,668 20,590 121 0.6
  Pelham, AL (0158848) 21,551 21,749 22,055 22,336 22,637 22,864 23,050 1,499 7.0
  Pell City, AL (0158896) 12,742 12,878 13,137 13,328 13,543 13,631 13,794 1,052 8.3
  Pleasant Grove, AL (0161008) 10,099 10,066 10,335 10,328 10,307 10,250 10,177 78 0.8
  Trussville, AL (0176944) 20,029 20,112 20,127 20,332 20,664 20,997 21,422 1,393 7.0
  Vestavia Hills, AL (0178552) 34,138 34,090 34,068 34,023 34,163 34,180 34,688 550 1.6

All places interactive tables General Demographics | Social | Economic | Housing
All places time series population estimates interactive table.

 
4.2. Component County Characteristics - goto top

Metropolitan areas are defined as one or more contiguous counties/county equivalent areas based on a set of demographic-economic criteria. Counties and county equivalent areas comprising the metro are shown below. For multi-county metros, this section provides insights into how the population is changing by county. Many metros changed geographic composition (counties included in the metro) between the Census 2010 vintage and the current vintage. hese changes, if any, are also shown below (county is marked with **). Click county code link to view county components of change.

  Area7/1/20107/1/20117/1/20127/1/20137/1/20147/1/20157/1/2016Chg 10-16%Chg 10-16
  Bibb County, AL (01007) 22,861 22,736 22,645 22,501 22,511 22,561 22,643 -218 -1.0
  Blount County, AL (01009) 57,376 57,707 57,772 57,746 57,621 57,676 57,704 328 0.6
  Chilton County, AL (01021) 43,675 43,758 43,693 43,769 43,874 43,809 43,941 266 0.6
  Jefferson County, AL (01073) 658,150 657,669 657,639 658,578 659,733 660,007 659,521 1,371 0.2
  St. Clair County, AL (01115) 83,816 84,351 85,168 86,225 86,482 86,986 88,019 4,203 5.0
  Shelby County, AL (01117) 196,053 197,975 200,789 203,825 205,990 208,527 210,622 14,569 7.4
  Walker County, AL (01127) 67,006 66,661 66,211 65,934 65,564 65,291 64,967 -2,039 -3.0
Number of county/county equivalent areas: 7

All counties demographic-economic interactive tables General Demographics | Social | Economic | Housing
All counties time series population estimates interactive table.

 
4.3. General Demographic Characteristics - goto top
    - based on Census American Community Survey 1-year estimates; http://proximityone.com/acs2016.htm
    - see related all ACS 2016 1 year metros General Demographic Characteristics interactive table: http://proximityone.com/cbsa161dp1.htm

  Item20152016Chg15-16%Chg15-16
Total population 1,145,647 1,147,417 1,770 0.2
    Male 547,730 550,650 2,920 0.5
    Female 597,917 596,767 -1,150 -0.2
    Under 5 years 71,113 70,624 -489 -0.7
    5 to 9 years 78,339 71,371 -6,968 -8.9
    10 to 14 years 70,270 77,327 7,057 10.0
    15 to 19 years 76,116 73,783 -2,333 -3.1
    20 to 24 years 69,407 69,737 330 0.5
    25 to 34 years 154,275 155,628 1,353 0.9
    35 to 44 years 151,441 147,773 -3,668 -2.4
    45 to 54 years 152,672 151,427 -1,245 -0.8
    55 to 59 years 79,263 79,848 585 0.7
    60 to 64 years 72,148 71,673 -475 -0.7
    65 to 74 years 100,611 104,566 3,955 3.9
    75 to 84 years 50,330 52,925 2,595 5.2
    85 years and over 19,662 20,735 1,073 5.5
    Median age (years) 38.2 38.8 0.6 1.6
    18 years and over 878,261 881,951 3,690 0.4
    21 years and over 836,592 839,437 2,845 0.3
    62 years and over 211,799 220,057 8,258 3.9
    65 years and over 170,603 178,226 7,623 4.5
  Race/Origin
    One race 1,130,251 1,124,370 -5,881 -0.5
        White 754,052 755,836 1,784 0.2
        Black or African American 333,067 325,160 -7,907 -2.4
        American Indian and Alaska Native 2,249 2,565 316 14.1
        Asian 17,207 15,147 -2,060 -12.0
        Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 829 520 -309 -37.3
        Some other race 22,847 25,142 2,295 10.0
    Two or more races 15,396 23,047 7,651 49.7
    Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 46,935 49,764 2,829 6.0
        Mexican 32,256 35,526 3,270 10.1
    Not Hispanic or Latino 1,098,712 1,097,653 -1,059 -0.1
        White alone  732,251 731,656 -595 -0.1
        Black or African American alone 331,254 324,070 -7,184 -2.2
  Citizen, 18 and over 849,537 853,300 3,763 0.4
    Male 398,463 400,653 2,190 0.5
    Female 451,074 452,647 1,573 0.3

5. Housing Characteristics & Trends - goto top

5.1. Total Housing Units - goto top

 
5.2. General Housing Characteristics - goto top
    - based on Census American Community Survey 1-year estimates; http://proximityone.com/acs2016.htm
    - see related all ACS 2016 1 year metros Housing Characteristics interactive table: http://proximityone.com/cbsa161dp4.htm

  Item20152016Chg15-16%Chg15-16
Total housing units 510,137 513,842 3,705 0.7
    Occupied housing units (households) 441,762 438,479 -3,283 -0.7
    Vacant housing units 68,375 75,363 6,988 10.2
Homeowner vacancy rate 1.50 1.90 0.40 26.7
Rental vacancy rate 7.10 9.30 2.20 31.0
Units in Structure
    1-unit, detached 358,024 355,877 -2,147 -0.6
    1-unit, attached 12,889 13,936 1,047 8.1
    2 units 7,385 7,760 375 5.1
    3 or 4 units 13,332 13,976 644 4.8
    5 to 9 units 25,820 24,163 -1,657 -6.4
    10 to 19 units 23,481 21,257 -2,224 -9.5
    20 or more units 24,280 27,623 3,343 13.8
    Mobile home 44,586 49,213 4,627 10.4
    Boat, RV, van, etc. 340 37 -303 -89.1
Year Structure Built
    Built 2014 or later 1,841 6,375 4,534 246.3
    Built 2010 or 2013 16,366 18,668 2,302 14.1
    Built 2000 to 2009 89,967 80,918 -9,049 -10.1
    Built 1990 to 1999 79,740 88,159 8,419 10.6
    Built 1980 to 1989 63,908 64,312 404 0.6
    Built 1970 to 1979 85,328 78,727 -6,601 -7.7
    Built 1960 to 1969 56,948 60,784 3,836 6.7
    Built 1950 to 1959 54,048 53,889 -159 -0.3
    Built 1940 to 1949 24,119 27,806 3,687 15.3
    Built 1939 or earlier 37,872 34,204 -3,668 -9.7
Total housing units - Median rooms 6 6 0 0.0
    Occupied housing units - Owner-occupied 304,498 304,437 -61 0.0
    Occupied housing units - Renter-occupied 137,264 134,042 -3,222 -2.3
Average household size of owner-occupied unit 2.62 2.65 0.03 1.1
Average household size of renter-occupied unit 2.36 2.37 0.01 0.4
Year Moved into Unit; Occupied Housing Units
    Moved in 2015 or later 30,695 75,296 44,601 145.3
    Moved in 2010 to 2014 149,594 114,855 -34,739 -23.2
    Moved in 2000 to 2009 133,849 122,829 -11,020 -8.2
    Moved in 1990 to 1999 63,608 64,021 413 0.6
    Moved in 1980 to 1989 27,630 26,582 -1,048 -3.8
    Moved in 1979 or earlier 36,386 34,896 -1,490 -4.1
Year Vehicles; Occupied Housing Units
    No vehicles available 30,358 26,654 -3,704 -12.2
    1 vehicle available 146,726 144,310 -2,416 -1.6
    2 vehicles available 163,697 162,127 -1,570 -1.0
    3 or more vehicles available 100,981 105,388 4,407 4.4
House Heating; Occupied Housing Units
    Utility gas 183,794 187,224 3,430 1.9
    Bottled, tank, or LP gas 16,954 16,568 -386 -2.3
    Electricity 235,375 229,480 -5,895 -2.5
    Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. 996 949 -47 -4.7
    Coal or coke 0 41 41...
    Wood 2,571 2,736 165 6.4
    Solar energy 56 0 -56 -100.0
    occupants per room - 1.00 or less 435,011 433,057 -1,954 -0.4
    occupants per room - 1.01 to 1.50 4,344 4,436 92 2.1
    occupants per room - 1.51 or more 2,407 986 -1,421 -59.0
Housing Value; Occupied Housing Units
    Less than $50,000 31,126 30,977 -149 -0.5
    $50,000 to $99,999 59,504 60,797 1,293 2.2
    $100,000 to $149,999 52,569 55,180 2,611 5.0
    $150,000 to $199,999 54,032 50,801 -3,231 -6.0
    $200,000 to $299,999 53,450 53,768 318 0.6
    $300,000 to $499,999 36,911 36,834 -77 -0.2
    $500,000 to $999,999 14,515 12,496 -2,019 -13.9
    $1,000,000 or more 2,391 3,584 1,193 49.9
    Median (dollars) 156,900 154,000 -2,900 -1.8
Mortgage Status; Owner-occupied units - total 304,498 304,437 -61 0.0
    Occupied housing units -Housing units with a mortgage 189,968 183,493 -6,475 -3.4
    Occupied housing units - Housing units without a mortgage 114,530 120,944 6,414 5.6
Rent; Occupied units paying rent 126,328 121,593 -4,735 -3.7
    Less than $500 20,522 18,043 -2,479 -12.1
    $500 to $999 72,650 63,372 -9,278 -12.8
    $1,000 to $1,499 26,967 32,830 5,863 21.7
    $1,500 to $1,999 3,953 5,595 1,642 41.5
    $2,000 to $2,499 1,354 1,053 -301 -22.2
    $2,500 to $2,999 185 212 27 14.6
    $3,000 or more 697 488 -209 -30.0
    Median (dollars) 809 829 20 2.5
GRAPI; Occupied units paying rent (excl units where GRAPI not computed) 123,080 118,516 -4,564 -3.7
    Less than 15.0 percent 16,786 15,473 -1,313 -7.8
    15.0 to 19.9 percent 16,860 15,524 -1,336 -7.9
    20.0 to 24.9 percent 13,946 16,604 2,658 19.1
    25.0 to 29.9 percent 13,078 13,858 780 6.0
    30.0 to 34.9 percent 11,192 9,134 -2,058 -18.4
    35.0 percent or more 51,218 47,923 -3,295 -6.4

5.3. Residential Construction; Housing Units Authorized & Value - goto top

Based on Census Building Permits (http://proximityone.com/metro_residentialconstruction.htm, these data provide insights into the trending quality, type and value of new residential construction. See web section for footnote and related information. These data are updated monthly. The table presents the most recent 12 months.

  ItemAug15Sep15Oct15Nov15Dec15Jan16Feb16Mar16Apr16May16Jun16Jul16
Total Residential Units 780 209 206 257 465 395 234 346 283 352 296 273
  in 1 unit bldgs 208 204 201 166 172 174 229 270 223 291 219 261
  in 2 unit bldgs 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  in 3-4 unit bldgs 0 0 0 0 16 0 0 3 0 0 0 0
  in 5+ unit bldgs 572 5 5 91 277 221 5 73 60 61 77 12
  Bldgs with 5+ units 11 1 1 2 3 6 1 2 3 2 2 1
  Percent Coverage 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Value ($000), Total Units 105,872 48,406 50,226 46,963 70,537 68,222 51,296 64,833 58,771 77,842 55,565 64,970
  1 unit structures 46,337 48,240 50,060 40,397 39,203 43,474 51,130 57,908 53,809 72,784 49,210 64,766
  2 unit structures 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  3-4 unit structures 2,347 0 0 0 1,135 0 0 478 0 0 0 0
  5+ unit structures 57,188 166 166 6,566 30,199 24,748 166 6,447 4,962 5,058 6,355 204

5.4. Housing Price Index - goto top

Based on the FHFA (Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac) Housing Price Index (http://proximityone.com/hpi.htm), these non seasonally adjusted data provide insights into movement of single-family housing prices. The data are updated quarterly and feature a short lag between the date of availability and quarterly reference date. See related interactive table to compare areas. See related 5-Digit ZIP Code HPI interactive table.
This table shows annual HPI values for the U.S., CBSA state, CBSA and CBSA component counties for the base year 2000 = 100. The rightmost column shows housing value appreciation between 2010 and 2017.

    Housing Price Index:20102011201220132014201520162017HPA 10-17
   United States 126.86 121.29 118.99 123.23 130.83 136.39 143.64 151.78 19.64
   State: Alabama 125.12 120.72 118.78 117.89 119.53 122.12 125.11 128.59 2.77
   Metro: Birmingham-Hoover, AL MSA 121.57 116.85 115.08 115.26 118.32 122.74 127.20 131.68 8.32
   Bibb County, AL 122.66 125.11 124.79 118.63 124.60 121.19 128.85 125.14 2.02
   Blount County, AL 118.77 114.41 112.18 112.74 113.71 115.78 114.19 121.49 2.29
   Chilton County, AL 119.51 114.20 110.44 111.85 112.25 112.50 116.61 118.01 -1.26
   Jefferson County, AL 123.03 118.48 117.00 116.87 120.17 125.09 130.04 135.27 9.95
   St. Clair County, AL 119.40 115.44 113.70 113.54 114.41 120.01 121.43 124.34 4.14
   Shelby County, AL 117.35 111.47 108.84 110.37 114.18 117.66 122.84 125.57 7.00
   Walker County, AL 127.85 123.16 121.91 122.12 124.88 126.43 131.43 134.86 5.48

6. Economic Characteristics & Trends - goto top

6.1. Economic Profile - goto top

Based on BEA Regional Economic Information System (http://proximityone.com/reis.htm), these data provide a comprehensive overview of the local economy. See web section for footnote and related information.

Economic Characteristics
  Item2010201120122013201420152016Chg10-16%Chg10-16
Personal income (thousands of dollars) 43,971,791 45,393,432 47,421,741 47,393,368 49,389,005 51,650,157 52,545,820 8,574,029 19.5
.Net earnings by place of residence 27,730,985 28,870,708 30,106,848 30,081,589 31,191,997 32,521,386 33,198,762 5,467,777 19.7
.Personal current transfer receipts 8,416,112 8,721,026 8,755,266 8,966,492 9,342,239 9,667,738 9,848,455 1,432,343 17.0
..Income maintenance benefits 1/ 969,252 1,030,114 1,013,983 1,026,199 1,013,755 1,002,975 990,143 20,891 2.2
..Unemployment insurance compensation 265,639 206,915 142,808 100,446 59,124 51,561 50,961 -214,678 -80.8
..Retirement and other 7,181,221 7,483,997 7,598,475 7,839,847 8,269,360 8,613,202 8,807,351 1,626,130 22.6
.Dividends, interest, and rent 2/ 7,824,694 7,801,698 8,559,627 8,345,287 8,854,769 9,461,033 9,498,603 1,673,909 21.4
.Population (persons) 3/ 1,128,937 1,130,857 1,133,917 1,138,578 1,141,775 1,144,857 1,147,417 18,480 1.6
.Per capita personal income 4/ 38,950 40,141 41,821 41,625 43,256 45,115 45,795 6,845 17.6
.Per capita net earnings 4/ 24,564 25,530 26,551 26,420 27,319 28,407 28,933 4,369 17.8
.Per capita pers current trans receipts 4/ 7,455 7,712 7,721 7,875 8,182 8,444 8,583 1,128 15.1
..Per capita income maint benefits 4/ 859 911 894 901 888 876 863 4 0.5
..Per capita unempl insurance comp 4/ 235 183 126 88 52 45 44 -191 -81.3
..Per capita retirement and other 4/ 6,361 6,618 6,701 6,886 7,243 7,523 7,676 1,315 20.7
.Per capita dividends, interest & rent 4/ 6,931 6,899 7,549 7,330 7,755 8,264 8,278 1,347 19.4
.Earnings by place of work 31,274,659 32,130,915 33,536,778 34,061,391 35,234,598 36,650,158 37,379,859 6,105,200 19.5
..Wages and salaries 22,129,379 22,778,406 24,045,300 24,387,800 25,261,138 26,330,853 26,745,311 4,615,932 20.9
..Supplements to wages and salaries 5,220,620 5,379,722 5,217,437 5,311,752 5,573,762 5,893,597 6,008,239 787,619 15.1
...Employer cont/empl pens/insur funds 5/ 3,576,112 3,676,440 3,448,010 3,512,021 3,741,506 3,994,097 4,106,366 530,254 14.8
...Employer cont/govt social insurance 1,644,508 1,703,282 1,769,427 1,799,731 1,832,256 1,899,500 1,901,873 257,365 15.6
..Proprietors income 3,924,660 3,972,787 4,274,041 4,361,839 4,399,698 4,425,708 4,626,309 701,649 17.9
...Farm proprietors income 31,890 -3,184 16,081 96,228 75,504 74,249 25,652 -6,238 -19.6
...Nonfarm proprietors income 3,892,770 3,975,971 4,257,960 4,265,611 4,324,194 4,351,459 4,600,657 707,887 18.2
Total employment (number of jobs) 626,271 634,439 642,890 648,800 657,295 665,588 672,507 46,236 7.4
.Wage and salary employment 502,860 504,434 515,774 520,313 523,775 529,338 533,122 30,262 6.0
.Proprietors employment 123,411 130,005 127,116 128,487 133,520 136,250 139,385 15,974 12.9
..Farm proprietors employment 6/ 3,631 3,534 3,336 3,379 3,373 3,341 3,400 -231 -6.4
..Nonfarm proprietors employment 119,780 126,471 123,780 125,108 130,147 132,909 135,985 16,205 13.5
Average earnings per job (dollars) 49,938 50,645 52,166 52,499 53,605 55,064 55,583 5,645 11.3
.Average wages and salaries 44,007 45,156 46,620 46,871 48,229 49,743 50,167 6,160 14.0
.Average nonfarm proprietors income 32,499 31,438 34,399 34,095 33,225 32,740 33,832 1,333 4.1

6.2. Establishments, Employment & Earnings by Sector (QCEW) - goto top

Based on BLS Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (http://proximityone.com/eee.htm), these data are updated quarterly and feature only a 7 month lag between the date of availability and quarterly reference date. See related interactive table to compare areas.

  SectorEstablishments
2016Q2
Employment
2016Q2
Avg Weekly Wages
2016Q2
Establishments
2017Q2
Employment
2017Q2
Avg Weekly Wages
2017Q2
 Total, all industries 28,364 484,322 922 29,027 488,145 959
 Total, all industries - Fed Govt 177 8,971 1,224 183 9,030 1,372
 Total, all industries - St Govt 174 25,229 992 182 25,638 1,084
 Total, all industries - Local Govt 758 42,862 822 768 42,993 852
 Total, all industries - Private 27,255 407,261 922 27,894 410,485 953
    Goods-producing 3,468 64,392 1,086 3,572 64,623 1,077
      Natural resources and mining 193 2,767 1,261 188 3,381 1,440
      Construction 2,123 23,866 1,032 2,218 23,926 1,059
      Manufacturing 1,152 37,758 1,107 1,166 37,316 1,056
    Service-providing 23,787 342,869 891 24,322 345,861 930
      Trade, transportation & utilities 7,249 103,217 845 7,356 102,267 837
      Information 398 ...... 427 ......
      Financial activities 3,216 39,030 1,386 3,300 39,665 1,487
      Professional & business services 4,947 60,586 1,048 5,053 62,060 1,163
      Education and health services 3,003 67,344 952 3,017 68,777 977
      Leisure and hospitality 2,510 51,436 331 2,574 52,141 342
      Other services 2,464 ...... 2,595 ......
 Total, all industries - Private 122 905 723 119 727 728
.. cell value of '...' indicates value suppressed to maintain confidentiality.

Use the following links to access detailed QCEW data by detailed type of business (CSV files) .. &see notes on using these files.
..   2016Q2 ..   2016Q3 ..   2016Q4 ..   2017Q1 ..   2017Q2
 
6.3. Establishments, Employment & Earnings by Sector (CBP) - goto top

Based on Census County Business Patterns (http://proximityone.com/cbp2016.htm), these place of work data include all sectors except crop/animal production; rail transportation; postal service; pension, health, welfare & vacation funds; trusts, estates & agency accounts; private households; public administration. Most government operations are excluded. See related interactive table.
... this section updates with 2017 data in April 2019.

Establishments, Employment & Earnings by Sector
  SectorEstab
2014
Emp
2014
Avg Annual
Pay 2014
Estab
2015
Emp
2015
Avg Annual
Pay 2015
Estab
2016
Emp
2016
Avg Annual
Pay 2016
-- Total for all sectors 25,260 445,333 46,829 25,544 445,349 48,492 25,821 447,451 48,218
11 - Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting 84 729 41,104 84 713 44,170 83 677 41,492
21 - Mining, Quarrying & Oil/Gas Extraction 66 2,453 76,084 63 2,629 73,813 55 1,918 68,885
22 - Utilities 122 0... 119 0... 104 0...
23 - Construction 1,884 26,559 54,385 1,925 24,984 57,375 1,970 25,960 58,256
31 - Manufacturing 951 37,771 53,766 934 37,729 53,202 917 37,258 53,433
42 - Wholesale Trade 1,799 24,979 64,484 1,769 24,945 64,618 1,747 25,739 64,192
44 - Retail Trade 4,242 57,776 25,804 4,218 58,441 26,639 4,213 59,426 26,820
48 - Transportation and Warehousing 636 14,941 45,946 636 14,074 43,790 642 13,655 43,436
51 - Information 424 13,817 62,774 416 14,182 66,126 448 14,349 65,702
52 - Finance and Insurance 1,976 34,241 80,583 1,973 34,072 84,358 2,002 33,991 83,065
53 - Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 1,011 7,182 51,040 1,033 7,374 55,508 1,085 7,514 54,844
54 - Professional, Scientific & Tech Svcs 2,697 22,020 63,169 2,759 21,702 65,672 2,766 22,731 66,815
55 - Management of Companies/Enterprises 238 9,677 93,684 239 10,005 98,479 238 8,449 108,484
56 - Administrative and Support+ 1,176 36,012 28,689 1,212 34,704 29,963 1,214 34,447 30,515
61 - Educational Services 240 7,732 29,540 241 7,858 30,464 243 7,907 31,953
62 - Health Care and Social Assistance 2,586 67,238 51,326 2,680 67,903 54,456 2,712 68,974 54,516
71 - Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation 296 5,616 21,372 302 5,651 22,436 325 6,069 21,936
72 - Accommodation and Food Services 2,001 40,639 15,919 2,061 42,043 16,171 2,154 43,749 16,560
81 - Other Services (exc Public Admin) 2,799 26,444 27,807 2,826 26,751 29,430 2,857 27,199 30,188

 
6.4. General Economic Characteristics - goto top
    - based on Census American Community Survey 1-year estimates; http://proximityone.com/acs2016.htm
    - see related all ACS 2016 1 year metros Economic Characteristics interactive table: http://proximityone.com/cbsa161dp3.htm

  Item20152016Chg15-16%Chg15-16
Labor Force; Population 16 years and over 910,443 913,618 3,175 0.3
    In labor force 553,900 552,821 -1,079 -0.2
    In labor force - Civilian labor force 553,302 552,150 -1,152 -0.2
    In labor force - Civilian labor force - Employed 515,386 517,782 2,396 0.5
    In labor force - Civilian labor force - Unemployed 37,916 34,368 -3,548 -9.4
    In labor force - Armed Forces 598 671 73 12.2
    Not in labor force 356,543 360,797 4,254 1.2
    In labor force - Civilian labor force 553,302 552,150 -1,152 -0.2
    In labor force - Unemployment Rate 6.9 6.2 -0.7 -10.1
Employment by Industry; Civilian employed population 16 years and over 515,386 517,782 2,396 0.5
    Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 7,235 4,967 -2,268 -31.3
    Construction 31,063 33,822 2,759 8.9
    Manufacturing 51,686 48,203 -3,483 -6.7
    Wholesale trade 17,572 16,011 -1,561 -8.9
    Retail trade 55,737 60,209 4,472 8.0
    Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 31,726 30,902 -824 -2.6
    Information 9,965 12,353 2,388 24.0
    Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing 41,598 44,685 3,087 7.4
    Prof, scientific & management, & admine and waste mgmt services 53,903 52,912 -991 -1.8
    Educational services, and health care and social assistance 122,729 118,438 -4,291 -3.5
    Arts, entertainment, & recreation, & accommodation & food services 41,640 45,781 4,141 9.9
    Other services, except public administration 30,079 29,737 -342 -1.1
    Public administration 20,453 19,762 -691 -3.4
Class of Worker; Civilian employed population 16 years and over 515,386 517,782 2,396 0.5
    Private wage and salary workers 421,706 426,749 5,043 1.2
    Government workers 68,640 66,795 -1,845 -2.7
    Self-employed in own not incorporated business workers 24,124 23,358 -766 -3.2
    Unpaid family workers 916 880 -36 -3.9
Household Income; Total households 441,762 438,479 -3,283 -0.7
    Less than $10,000 37,319 34,567 -2,752 -7.4
    $10,000 to $14,999 26,863 25,429 -1,434 -5.3
    $15,000 to $24,999 48,371 44,967 -3,404 -7.0
    $25,000 to $34,999 45,627 45,100 -527 -1.2
    $35,000 to $49,999 54,820 58,325 3,505 6.4
    $50,000 to $74,999 82,380 78,707 -3,673 -4.5
    $75,000 to $99,999 53,704 55,979 2,275 4.2
    $100,000 to $149,999 55,164 55,502 338 0.6
    $150,000 to $199,999 18,653 19,986 1,333 7.1
    $200,000 or more 18,861 19,917 1,056 5.6
Median household income (dollars) 51,459 52,226 767 1.5
Mean household income (dollars) 70,090 74,082 3,992 5.7
Earnings; Total households with earnings 331,710 330,436 -1,274 -0.4
    With earnings - Mean earnings (dollars) 72,302 76,020 3,718 5.1
    With Social Security 152,528 149,070 -3,458 -2.3
        Mean Social Security income (dollars) 18,125 18,611 486 2.7
    With retirement income 88,303 86,607 -1,696 -1.9
        Mean retirement income (dollars) 22,325 24,077 1,752 7.8
    With Supplemental Security Income 25,761 27,454 1,693 6.6
        Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars) 8,857 9,245 388 4.4
    With cash public assistance income 6,511 6,923 412 6.3
        Mean cash public assistance income (dollars) 1,898 2,528 630 33.2
    With Food Stamp/SNAP benefits in the past 12 months 58,744 58,481 -263 -0.4
Familiy Income; Families 291,948 291,670 -278 -0.1
    Less than $10,000 14,905 12,922 -1,983 -13.3
    $10,000 to $14,999 9,687 8,784 -903 -9.3
    $15,000 to $24,999 24,436 20,861 -3,575 -14.6
    $25,000 to $34,999 25,859 26,024 165 0.6
    $35,000 to $49,999 32,868 37,842 4,974 15.1
    $50,000 to $74,999 58,964 54,926 -4,038 -6.8
    $75,000 to $99,999 43,485 46,085 2,600 6.0
    $100,000 to $149,999 47,294 47,205 -89 -0.2
    $150,000 to $199,999 17,139 18,874 1,735 10.1
    $200,000 or more 17,311 18,147 836 4.8
Median family income (dollars) 65,827 67,858 2,031 3.1
Mean family income (dollars) 84,768 88,883 4,115 4.9
Per capita income (dollars) 27,886 29,265 1,379 4.9
Per capita income (dollars) - Nonfamily households 149,814 146,809 -3,005 -2.0
Median nonfamily income (dollars) 29,046 29,592 546 1.9
Mean nonfamily income (dollars) 39,519 42,792 3,273 8.3
Median earnings for workers (dollars) 31,775 32,029 254 0.8
Median earnings for male full-time, year-round workers (dollars) 50,570 51,076 506 1.0
Median earnings for female full-time, year-round workers (dollars) 39,377 40,309 932 2.4
Insurance Coverage; Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population 1,131,295 1,133,373 2,078 0.2
    With health insurance coverage 1,021,976 1,040,910 18,934 1.9
    With private health insurance coverage  795,442 803,979 8,537 1.1
    With public health coverage  369,663 380,170 10,507 2.8
    No health insurance coverage 109,319 92,463 -16,856 -15.4

6.5. Gross Domestic Product - goto top

Based on BEA Metro Gross Domestic Products (GDP) estimates (http://proximityone.com/metrogdp.htm), these provide a comprehensive measure of the metro economic output. Gross domestic product (GDP) is the value of the goods and services produced by the metro’s economy less the value of the goods and services used up in production. GDP estimates, updated annually, are available for only Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs). Use the interactive table to rank, sort, compare metros.
... this section updates with 2017 data in November 2018.

  Item2010201120122013201420152016Change
2010-16
%Change
2010-16
Gross Domestic Product, per capita real GDP 45,603 46,328 48,078 47,332 47,118 47,796 48,405 2,802 6.14
Real GDP (millions) 51,482 52,391 54,517 53,892 53,798 54,719 55,541 4,059 7.88
GDP (current dollars, millions) 52,304 54,417 57,608 57,699 58,973 61,063 62,758 10,454 19.99
Real GDP Quantity Index, all industry 101.670 103.464 107.662 106.428 106.243 108.062 109.685......

6.6. Fortune 1000 Companies with Headquarters in Metro - goto top

The Fortune 1000 companies (http://proximityone.com/metros_fortune1000.htm) are the largest businesses in the U.S.

  • HealthSouth Corporation
  • Protective Life Corporation
  • Regions Financial Corporation
  • Vulcan Materials Company

Number in this metro: 4

6.7. Labor Market Characteristics & Trends go top

Based on BLS Local Area Unemployment Statistics (http://proximityone.com/laus.htm), these data are updated monthly and feature only a 2 month lag between the date of availability and month reference date. See related annual labor force characteristics in section 6.4. See related interactive table to compare areas. The table shows most recent six months and data (not seasonally adjusted) for month one year earlier than most recent month.

  ItemNov16Jun17Jul17Aug17Sep17Oct17Nov17Change
11/16-11/17
%Change
11/16-11/17
Labor Force539,676539,905540,050532,348531,442533,785533,137-6,539-1.21
Employment511,157514,550516,384511,519515,190516,639515,8444,6870.92
Unemployment28,51925,35523,66620,82916,25217,14617,293-11,226-39.36
Unemployment Rate5.284.704.383.913.063.213.24-2.04-38.62

 
7. Social & Education Characteristics - goto top

7.1. General Social Characteristics - goto top
    - based on Census American Community Survey 1-year estimates; http://proximityone.com/acs2016.htm
    - see related all ACS 2016 1 year metros Social Characteristics interactive table: http://proximityone.com/cbsa161dp2.htm

  Item20152016Chg15-16%Chg15-16
Total households 441,762 438,479 -3,283 -0.7
    Family households (families) 291,948 291,670 -278 -0.1
    Nonfamily households 149,814 146,809 -3,005 -2.0
    Nonfamily households - Householder living alone 130,400 128,823 -1,577 -1.2
Average household size 2.54 2.56 0.02 0.8
Average family size 3.16 3.20 0.04 1.3
Population in households 1,121,002 1,122,473 1,471 0.1
Enrolled in School; Population 3 years and over enrolled in school 281,264 282,094 830 0.3
    Nursery school, preschool 18,444 17,922 -522 -2.8
    Kindergarten 17,297 15,573 -1,724 -10.0
    Elementary school (grades 1-8) 116,187 118,247 2,060 1.8
    High school (grades 9-12) 61,420 61,308 -112 -0.2
    College or graduate school 67,916 69,044 1,128 1.7
Educational Attainment; Population 25 years and over 780,402 784,575 4,173 0.5
    Less than 9th grade 29,862 29,582 -280 -0.9
    9th to 12th grade, no diploma 64,128 67,347 3,219 5.0
    High school graduate (includes equivalency) 221,284 218,306 -2,978 -1.3
    Some college, no degree 174,112 166,768 -7,344 -4.2
    Associate's degree 67,768 67,814 46 0.1
    Bachelor's degree 142,359 147,880 5,521 3.9
    Graduate or professional degree 80,889 86,878 5,989 7.4
    Percent high school graduate or higher 88.0 87.6 -0.4 -0.5
    Percent bachelor's degree or higher 28.6 29.9 1.3 4.5
Mobility/Migration; Residence one year age - Population 1 year and over 1,132,247 1,135,626 3,379 0.3
    Same house 962,290 978,166 15,876 1.6
    Different house in the U.S. 167,696 153,875 -13,821 -8.2
        Same county 101,798 102,756 958 0.9
        Different county 65,898 51,119 -14,779 -22.4
        Different county - Same state 39,653 33,017 -6,636 -16.7
        Different county - Different state 26,245 18,102 -8,143 -31.0
    Abroad 2,261 3,585 1,324 58.6
Nativity
    Native 1,098,799 1,100,478 1,679 0.2
        Born in United States 1,093,462 1,091,406 -2,056 -0.2
        Born in United States - State of residence 848,744 844,534 -4,210 -0.5
        Born in United States - Different state 244,718 246,872 2,154 0.9
        Born in PR, U.S. Island or born abroad to Americans 5,337 9,072 3,735 70.0
    Foreign born 46,848 46,939 91 0.2
Foreign-born population 46,848 46,939 91 0.2
    Naturalized U.S. citizen 14,236 14,965 729 5.1
    Not a U.S. citizen 32,612 31,974 -638 -2.0
Language Sooken at Home; Population 5 years and over 1,074,534 1,076,793 2,259 0.2
    English only 1,010,322 1,010,098 -224 0.0
    Language other than English 64,212 66,695 2,483 3.9
    Language other than English - Speak English less than "very well" 25,370 26,970 1,600 6.3
    Spanish 38,901 44,289 5,388 13.9
    Spanish - Speak English less than "very well" 16,911 20,415 3,504 20.7
Computer Access; Total households 441,762 438,479 -3,283 -0.7
    With a computer 370,554 383,625 13,071 3.5
    With a computer - With a broadband Internet subscription 314,727 345,107 30,380 9.7

7.2. Component School District/Local Education Agency (LEA) Characteristics - goto top

Characteristics for 2015-16 School Year
  NameLEAIDLoGradeHiGradeSchoolsStudentsCity
Alabama School Of Fine Arts01000180712 1   ...     Birmingham, AL
Alabama Youth Services01000020312 6   ...     Mt. Meigs, AL
Alabaster City0100190KG12 7   6,103     Alabaster, AL
Bessemer City0100330PK12 9   3,740     Bessemer, AL
Bibb County0100360PK12 9   3,322     Centreville, AL
Birmingham City0100390PK12 53   24,693     Birmingham, AL
Blount County0100420PK12 17   7,870     Oneonta, AL
Chilton County0100660PK12 13   7,743     Clanton, AL
Developing Alabama Youth Prog01000410711 1   ...     Alabaster, AL
Fairfield City0101440PK12 6   1,782     Fairfield, AL
Glenwood Mental Health Service0100033PK12 2   ...     Birmingham, AL
Homewood City0101760PK12 5   4,069     Homewood, AL
Hoover City0100007KG12 17   13,910     Hoover, AL
Jasper City0101890PK12 6   2,746     Jasper, AL
Jefferson County0101920PK12 59   36,092     Birmingham, AL
Leeds City0100011KG12 3   1,905     Leeds, AL
Midfield City0102350KG12 4   1,134     Midfield, AL
Mountain Brook City0102490KG12 6   4,371     Mountain Brook, AL
Oneonta City0102550KG12 3   1,477     Oneonta, AL
Pelham City0100194KG12 4   3,034     Pelham, AL
Pell City0102650PK12 9   4,023     Pell City, AL
Safetynet Academy01000150612 4   ...     Birmingham, AL
Shelby County0103030PK12 31   20,064     Columbiana, AL
St Clair County0103062PK12 19   9,056     Ashville, AL
Tarrant City0103270KG12 3   1,174     Tarrant, AL
The Rushton School01000440612 1   ...     Birmingham, AL
Trussville City0100013KG12 6   4,456     Trussville, AL
Vestavia Hills City0103430PK12 8   7,015     Birmingham, AL
Walker County0103450PK12 18   7,827     Jasper, AL


Number in this metro: 36

7.3. Component Higher Education Institution Characteristics - goto top

This section is not available for this area in this version.

8. GeoPolitics - goto top

Metro breakout not available for this area in this version. See related:
  • 115th Congressional Districts demographic-economic interactive tables General demographics .. Social .. Economic .. Housing
  • State Legislative Districts (2016 cycle) interactive table

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