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Alabama Economic Information

Alabama Selected Economic Characteristics 2010-2014 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

  • American Community Survey employment of persons 16 years of age and older
    3,828,799
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years of age and older currently in labor force
    2,253,005
  • Percentage of persons 16 years of age and older currently in labor force
    58.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years of age and older currently in Civilian labor force
    2,239,169
  • Percentage of persons 16 years of age and older currently in Civilian labor force
    58.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years of age and older currently employed in Civilian labor force
    2,010,453
  • Percentage of persons 16 years of age and older currently employed in Civilian labor force
    52.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years of age and older currently unemployed in Civilian labor force
    228,716
  • Percentage of persons 16 years of age and older currently unemployed in Civilian labor force
    6.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years of age and older currently in Civilian labor force, Armed Forces
    13,836
  • Percentage of persons 16 years of age and older currently in Civilian labor force, Armed Forces
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years of age and older not in labor force
    1,575,794
  • Percentage of persons 16 years of age and older not in labor force
    41.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in civilian labor force
    2,239,169
  • Percentage of unemployed persons in civilian labor force
    10.2%
  • American Community Survey number of women 16 years and older (labor)
    1,998,544
  • American Community Survey number of women 16 years and older in labor force
    1,070,102
  • Percentage of women 16 years and older in labor force
    53.5%
  • American Community Survey number of women 16 years and older in civilian labor force
    1,068,194
  • Percentage of women 16 years and older in civilian labor force
    53.4%
  • American Community Survey number of women 16 years and older in employed in civilian labor force
    956,990
  • Percentage of women 16 years and older in employed in civilian labor force
    47.9%
  • American Community Survey number in labor force with own children under the age of 6
    341,695
  • American Community Survey number in labor force with own children under the age of 6 when all parents in family are in labor force
    221,051
  • Percentage in labor force with own children under the age of 6 when all parents in family are in labor force
    64.7%
  • American Community Survey number in labor force with own children of 6 to 17 years
    706,865
  • American Community Survey number in labor force with own children 6 to 17 years when all parents in family are in labor force
    488,154
  • Percentage in labor force with own children 6 to 17 years when all parents in family are in labor force
    69.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older that commute to work
    1,983,227
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older that commute to work by car, truck or van (drove alone)
    1,691,831
  • Percentage of persons 16 years and older that commute to work by car, truck or van (drove alone)
    85.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older that commute to work by car, truck or van (carpooled)
    186,084
  • Percentage of persons 16 years and older that commute to work by car, truck or van (carpooled)
    9.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older that commute to work using public transportation (not including taxicabs)
    8,943
  • Percentage of persons 16 years and older that commute to work using public transportation (not including taxicabs)
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older that walked to work
    22,697
  • Percentage of persons 16 years and older that walked to work
    1.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older which used other means to commute to work
    20,328
  • Percentage of persons 16 years and older which used other means to commute to work
    1.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older which worked at home
    53,344
  • Percentage of persons 16 years and older which worked at home
    2.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 16 years and older mean travel time to work in minutes
    24.30
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older by occupation
    2,010,453
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in management, business, science, and arts occupations
    661,335
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in management, business, science, and arts occupations
    32.9%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in service occupations
    339,569
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in service occupations
    16.9%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in sales and office occupations
    489,899
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in sales and office occupations
    24.4%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
    203,989
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
    10.1%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in production, transportation, and material moving occupations
    315,661
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in production, transportation, and material moving occupations
    15.7%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older (Industries)
    2,010,453
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in the agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining industry
    35,294
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in the agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining industry
    1.8%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in the construction industry
    133,297
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in the construction industry
    6.6%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in the manufacturing industry
    276,563
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in the manufacturing industry
    13.8%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in wholesale trade
    51,821
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in wholesale trade
    2.6%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in retail trade
    242,403
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older in retail trade
    12.1%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older working in transportation and warehousing, and utilities
    103,171
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older working in transportation and warehousing, and utilities
    5.1%
  • American Community Survey number of civilian employed persons 16 years and older working in the information industry
    34,819
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older working in the information industry
    1.7%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older working in finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing
    112,851
  • Percentage of civilian employed persons 16 years and older working in finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing
    5.6%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older working in professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services
    183,821
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older working in professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services
    9.1%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older working in educational services, and health care and social assistance
    448,340
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older working in educational services, and health care and social assistance
    22.3%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older working in arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services
    166,199
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older working in arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation and food services
    8.3%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older working in other services, except public administration
    105,282
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older working in other services, except public administration
    5.2%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older working in public administration
    116,592
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older working in public administration
    5.8%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older (by class of worker)
    2,010,453
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older which are private wage and salary workers
    1,563,081
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older which are private wage and salary workers
    77.7%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older which are government workers
    335,663
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older which are government workers
    16.7%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older which are self employed in own not incorporated business workers
    108,300
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older which are self employed in own not incorporated business workers
    5.4%
  • American Community Survey number of employed persons 16 years and older which are unpaid family workers
    3,409
  • Percentage of employed persons 16 years and older which are unpaid family workers
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation - dollars)
    1,842,174
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) under $10,000
    182,834
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) under $10,000
    9.9%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $10,000 to $14,999
    128,313
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $10,000 to $14,999
    7.0%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $15,000 to $24,999
    238,066
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $15,000 to $24,999
    12.9%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $25,000 to $34,999
    210,786
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $25,000 to $34,999
    11.4%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $35,000 to $49,999
    266,133
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $35,000 to $49,999
    14.4%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $50,000 to $74,999
    317,172
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $50,000 to $74,999
    17.2%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $75,000 to $99,999
    199,359
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $75,000 to $99,999
    10.8%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $100,000 to $149,999
    189,401
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $100,000 to $149,999
    10.3%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $150,000 to $199,999
    61,354
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $150,000 to $199,999
    3.3%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $200,000 or more
    48,756
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) $200,000 or more
    2.6%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Median household income (dollars)
    43,511
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Mean household income (dollars)
    60,205
  • American Community Survey with earnings, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    1,346,167
  • Percentage earnings, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    73.1%
  • American Community Survey earnings, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Mean earnings (dollars)
    62,784
  • American Community Survey with Social Security, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    621,361
  • Percentage with Social Security, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    33.7%
  • American Community Survey with Social Security, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Mean Social Security income (dollars)
    16,905
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with retirement income
    378,640
  • Percentage of income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with retirement income
    20.6%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with retirement income, mean retirement income (dollars)
    22,126
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with Supplemental Security Income
    123,697
  • Percentage income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with Supplemental Security Income
    6.7%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with Supplemental Security Income, mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
    8,878
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with cash public assistance income
    33,426
  • Percentage of income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with cash public assistance income
    1.8%
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with cash public assistance income, mean cash public assistance income (dollars)
    2,632
  • American Community Survey income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with Food Stamp/SNAP benefits in the past 12 months
    291,592
  • Percentage of income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) with Food Stamp/SNAP benefits in the past 12 months
    15.8%
  • American Community Survey families, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    1,240,382
  • American Community Survey families, under $10,000, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    80,327
  • American Community Survey families, under $10,000, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    6.5%
  • American Community Survey families, $10,000 to $14,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    51,347
  • Percentage of families, $10,000 to $14,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    4.1%
  • American Community Survey families, $15,000 to $24,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    126,057
  • Percentage of families, $15,000 to $24,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    10.2%
  • American Community Survey families, $25,000 to $34,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    128,877
  • Percentage of families, $25,000 to $34,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    10.4%
  • American Community Survey families, $35,000 to $49,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    180,096
  • Percentage of families, $35,000 to $49,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    14.5%
  • American Community Survey families, $50,000 to $74,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    238,576
  • Percentage of families, $50,000 to $74,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    19.2%
  • American Community Survey families, $75,000 to $99,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    167,108
  • Percentage of families, $75,000 to $99,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    13.5%
  • American Community Survey families, $100,000 to $149,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    167,733
  • Percentage families, $100,000 to $149,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    13.5%
  • American Community Survey families, $150,000 to $199,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    55,913
  • Percentage of families, $150,000 to $199,999, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    4.5%
  • American Community Survey families, $200,000 or more, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    44,348
  • Percentage of families, $200,000 or more, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation)
    3.6%
  • American Community Survey median family income, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) (dollars)
    54,724
  • American Community Survey mean family income, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) (dollars)
    71,423
  • American Community Survey per capita income , income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) (dollars)
    23,936
  • American Community Survey non family households, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) (dollars)
    601,792
  • American Community Survey non family households, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Median non family income (dollars)
    24,650
  • American Community Survey non family households, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Mean non family income (dollars)
    35,361
  • American Community Survey households, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Median earnings for workers (dollars)
    27,174
  • American Community Survey households, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Median earnings for full time employed year-round workers men (dollars)
    45,058
  • American Community Survey households, income and benefits in 2014 (Adjusted for inflation) Median earnings for full time employed year-round workers women (dollars)
    33,259
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons (Health Insurance)
    4,735,953
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons which have health insurance coverage
    4,095,677
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons which have health insurance coverage
    86.5%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons which have private health insurance coverage
    3,097,222
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons which have private health insurance coverage
    65.4%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons which have public health insurance coverage
    1,607,735
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons which have public health insurance coverage
    33.9%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons without health insurance coverage
    640,276
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons without health insurance coverage
    13.5%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons under 18 years (Health Insurance)
    1,115,913
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons under 18 years without health insurance coverage
    51,606
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons under 18 years without health insurance coverage
    4.6%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons 18 to 64 years of age
    2,940,927
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age
    2,111,943
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age
    1,898,032
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have health insurance coverage
    1,590,494
  • Percentage of non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have health insurance coverage
    83.8%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have private health insurance coverage
    1,536,933
  • Percentage of non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have private health insurance coverage
    81.0%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have public health insurance coverage
    101,284
  • Percentage of non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have public health insurance coverage
    5.3%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    307,538
  • Percentage of non institutionalized employed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    16.2%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    213,911
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age with health insurance coverage
    103,868
  • Percentage of non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age with health insurance coverage
    48.6%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age with private health insurance coverage
    73,908
  • Percentage of non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age with private health insurance coverage
    34.6%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age with public health insurance coverage
    35,551
  • Percentage of non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age with public health insurance coverage
    16.6%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    110,043
  • Percentage of non institutionalized unemployed civilian persons in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    51.4%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age (Health Insurance)
    828,984
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have health insurance coverage
    660,484
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have health insurance coverage
    79.7%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have private health insurance coverage
    419,484
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have private health insurance coverage
    50.6%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have public health insurance coverage
    322,436
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age which have health public insurance coverage
    38.9%
  • American Community Survey non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    168,500
  • Percentage of non institutionalized civilian persons not in labor force 18 to 64 years of age without health insurance coverage
    20.3%
  • Percentage of all families with income below poverty level in the past year
    14.6%
  • Percentage of all families with related children with income below poverty level in the past year
    23.5%
  • Percentage of all families with related children under 18 years (under five years only) with income below poverty level in the past year
    24.8%
  • Percentage of married couple families with income below poverty level in the past year
    6.4%
  • Percentage of married couple families with related children under 18 years of age, with income below poverty level in the past year
    9.4%
  • Percentage of married couple families with related children under 18 years of age (related children under 5 years only), with income below poverty level in the past year
    8.9%
  • Percentage of families with women householder without husband, with income below poverty level in the past year
    38.5%
  • Percentage of families with women householder without husband, with related children under 18 years, with income below poverty level in the past year
    49.6%
  • Percentage of families with women householder without husband, with related children under 18 years (related children under 5 years only), with income below poverty level in the past year
    54.0%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (All persons)
    18.9%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (Under 18 years of age)
    27.5%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (Under 18 years of age) Related children
    27.3%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (Under 18 years of age) Related children under 18 years of age (Related children under 5 years of age)
    31.5%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (Under 18 years of age) Related children under 18 years of age (Related children 5 to 17 years)
    25.7%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (18 years of age and older)
    16.3%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (18 to 64 years of age and older)
    17.6%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (65 years of age and older)
    10.8%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (65 years of age and older, people in families)
    16.4%
  • Percentage of families with income below poverty level in the past year (65 years of age and older, not related individuals 15 years of age and above)
    31.3%


Explanation of Symbols
(N) is displayed in columns when the area surveyed can not be shown due to the number of cases sampled being too few.
(-) is displayed in columns when the median is at the lowest interval of an open ended distribution.

Note: The numbers and percentages provided are estimates only and contain a margin of error. All estimates are collected from the census bureau, the margin of error can be viewed by referring to American Community Survey's tables and charts.