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Social Characteristics of Alabama

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

  • American Community Survey types of households (All)
    1,842,174
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households)
    1,240,382
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households)
    67.3%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households having own children under 18 years)
    507,889
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households having own children under 18 years)
    27.6%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family)
    880,407
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family)
    47.8%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family / own children under 18 years)
    323,098
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family / own children under 18 years)
    17.5%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family)
    78,195
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family)
    4.2%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family / own children under 18 years)
    33,916
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family / own children under 18 years)
    1.8%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present)
    281,780
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present)
    15.3%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present, family - With own children under 18 years)
    150,875
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present, family - With own children under 18 years)
    8.2%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households)
    601,792
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households)
    32.7%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone)
    525,668
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone)
    28.5%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone, 65 years and over)
    192,390
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone, 65 years and over)
    10.4%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All households with one or more people under 18 years)
    585,393
  • Percentage of types of households (All households with one or more people under 18 years)
    31.8%
  • American Community Survey types of households (households with one or more people 65 years and over)
    497,517
  • Percentage of types of households (households with one or more people 65 years and over)
    27.0%
  • American Community Survey types of households (Average sized households)
    2.55
  • American Community Survey types of households (Average family size households)
    3.14
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (All)
    4,701,072
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Householder)
    1,842,174
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Householder)
    39.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Spouse)
    880,096
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Spouse)
    18.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Child)
    1,424,776
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Child)
    30.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Other relatives)
    355,485
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Other relatives)
    7.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives)
    198,541
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives)
    4.2%
  • American Community Survey persons in households by relationship (Not relatives) Unmarried partner
    68,530
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives) Unmarried partner
    1.5%
  • American Community Survey number of males 15 years and older (by Marital status)
    1,863,744
  • American Community Survey number of unmarried males 15 years and older
    603,407
  • Percentage number of unmarried males 15 years and older
    32.4%
  • American Community Survey number of married males 15 years and older (not including separated)
    950,855
  • Percentage number of married males 15 years and older (not including separated)
    51.0%
  • American Community Survey number of separated males 15 years and older
    39,418
  • Percentage number of separated males 15 years and older
    2.1%
  • American Community Survey number of widowed males 15 years and older
    56,153
  • Percentage number of widowed males 15 years and older
    3.0%
  • American Community Survey number of divorced males 15 years and older
    213,911
  • Percentage number of divorced males 15 years and older
    11.5%
  • American Community Survey number of females 15 years and older (by Marital status)
    2,028,847
  • American Community Survey number of females never married 15 years and older
    540,860
  • Percentage number of females never married 15 years and older
    26.7%
  • American Community Survey number of females presently married 15 years and older (not including separated)
    932,449
  • Percentage number of females presently married 15 years and older (not including separated)
    46.0%
  • American Community Survey number of separated females 15 years and older
    60,148
  • Percentage of separated females 15 years and older
    3.0%
  • American Community Survey number of widowed females 15 years and older
    222,066
  • Percentage of widowed females 15 years and older
    10.9%
  • American Community Survey number of divorced females 15 years and older
    273,324
  • Percentage of divorced females 15 years and older
    13.5%
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year
    63,270
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year
    26,359
  • Percentage of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year
    41.7%
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000)
    42
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000)
    54
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 15 to 19 years old)
    26
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 20 to 34 years old)
    102
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 35 to 50 years old)
    18
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age
    120,379
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Responsible for grandchildren)
    65,853
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Responsible for grandchildren)
    54.7%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Less than one year, responsible for grandchildren)
    12,293
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Less than one year, responsible for grandchildren)
    10.2%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (1 or 2 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    14,515
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (1 or 2 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    12.1%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (3 or 4 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    11,104
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (3 or 4 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    9.2%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (5 or more years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    27,941
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (5 or more years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    23.2%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    65,853
  • American Community Survey number of female grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    42,128
  • Percentage of female grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    64.0%
  • American Community Survey number of married grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    45,824
  • Percentage of married grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    69.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons enrolled in school 3 years of age and over
    1,215,753
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in nursery school, preschool 3 years of age and over
    67,249
  • Percentage of people enrolled in nursery school, preschool 3 years of age and over
    5.5%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in kindergarten 3 years of age and over
    62,857
  • Percentage of people enrolled in kindergarten 3 years of age and over
    5.2%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3 years of age and over
    504,842
  • Percentage of people enrolled in Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3 years of age and over
    41.5%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in High school (grades 9-12) 3 years of age and over
    253,992
  • Percentage of people enrolled in High school (grades 9-12) 3 years of age and over
    20.9%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in College or graduate school 3 years of age and over
    326,813
  • Percentage of people enrolled in College or graduate school 3 years of age and over
    26.9%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with education
    3,217,902
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with less than 9th grade education
    174,324
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with less than 9th grade education
    5.4%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with 9th to 12th grade (without diploma)
    350,044
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with 9th to 12th grade (without diploma)
    10.9%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older high school graduates and equivalency
    999,761
  • Percentage number of people 25 years of age and older high school graduates and equivalency
    31.1%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with some college and no degree
    708,087
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with some college and no degree
    22.0%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with associate's degree
    243,873
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with associate's degree
    7.6%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with bachelor's degree
    465,268
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with bachelor's degree
    14.5%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with Graduate or professional degree
    276,545
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with Graduate or professional degree
    8.6%
  • Percentage of people with high school graduate or higher
    83.7%
  • Percentage of people with a bachelor's degree or higher
    23.1%
  • American Community Survey number of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older)
    3,685,939
  • American Community Survey number of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older) Civilian veterans
    376,525
  • Percentage of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older) Civilian veterans
    10.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (By status)
    4,735,953
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (With a disability)
    764,700
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (With a disability)
    16.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age)
    1,115,913
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age - with a disability)
    52,391
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age - with a disability)
    4.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years)
    2,940,927
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years - with a disability)
    424,106
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years - with a disability)
    14.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over)
    679,113
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over - with a disability)
    288,203
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over - with a disability)
    42.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago)
    4,761,857
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Same house
    4,049,352
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Same house
    85.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S.
    697,847
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S.
    14.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Same county
    432,756
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Same county
    9.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county
    265,091
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county
    5.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Same state
    156,958
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Same state
    3.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Different state
    108,133
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Different state
    2.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Abroad
    14,658
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Abroad
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons (by place of birth)
    4,817,678
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons
    4,651,201
  • Percentage of Native persons
    96.5%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in United States)
    4,612,071
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in United States)
    95.7%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons - (Born in United States - State of residence)
    3,375,907
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in United States - State of residence)
    70.1%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in United States - State of residence - Born in United States - Different state)
    1,236,164
  • Percentage of Native persons (State of residence - Born in United States - Different state)
    25.7%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parent(s))
    39,130
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parent(s))
    0.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born
    166,477
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born
    3.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (by U.S. Citizenship status)
    166,477
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (Naturalized U.S. citizen)
    55,514
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born (Naturalized U.S. citizen)
    33.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (Non U.S. citizen)
    110,963
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born (Non U.S. citizen)
    66.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons born abroad the U.S. (by year of entry)
    205,607
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (by year of entry)
    39,130
  • Percent; YEAR OF ENTRY - Native
    39130%
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    1,671
  • Percentage of all native persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    4.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (entry - before 2010)
    37,459
  • Percentage of all native persons (entry - before 2010)
    95.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (by year of entry)
    166,477
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    15,468
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    9.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (entry - before 2010)
    151,009
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (entry - before 2010)
    90.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) by world region
    166,477
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Europe
    17,798
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Europe
    10.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Asia
    48,983
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Asia
    29.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Africa
    6,974
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Africa
    4.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Oceania
    776
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Oceania
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Latin America
    88,500
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Latin America
    53.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Northern America
    3,446
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Northern America
    2.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older (by language spoken at home)
    4,518,107
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking English only
    4,282,398
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking English only
    94.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English
    235,709
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English
    5.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English which speak English less than very well
    104,548
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English which speak English less than very well
    2.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Spanish at home
    150,809
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Spanish at home
    3.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older, language spoken at home. Spanish, speaks English less than very well
    75,000
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older, language spoken at home. Spanish, speaks English less than very well
    1.7%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home
    37,939
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home
    0.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    8,311
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home
    36,977
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home
    0.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    18,415
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other languages at home
    9,984
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other languages at home
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking other languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    2,822
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking other languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons (by ancestry)
    4,817,678
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of American ancestry
    742,327
  • Percentage of all persons of American ancestry
    15.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Arab ancestry
    10,102
  • Percentage of all persons of Arab ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Czech ancestry
    4,141
  • Percentage of all persons of Czech ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Danish ancestry
    4,365
  • Percentage of all persons of Danish ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Dutch ancestry
    44,307
  • Percentage of all persons of Dutch ancestry
    0.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of English ancestry
    396,101
  • Percentage of all persons of English ancestry
    8.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of French (except Basque) ancestry
    78,309
  • Percentage of all persons of French (except Basque) ancestry
    1.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of French Canadian ancestry
    8,382
  • Percentage of all persons of French Canadian ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of German ancestry
    338,275
  • Percentage of all persons of German ancestry
    7.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Greek ancestry
    7,643
  • Percentage of all persons of Greek ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Hungarian ancestry
    5,102
  • Percentage of all persons of Hungarian ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Irish ancestry
    438,870
  • Percentage of all persons of Irish ancestry
    9.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Italian ancestry
    82,477
  • Percentage of all persons of Italian ancestry
    1.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Lithuanian ancestry
    2,171
  • Percentage of all persons of Lithuanian ancestry
    0.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Norwegian ancestry
    15,080
  • Percentage of all persons of Norwegian ancestry
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Polish ancestry
    29,366
  • Percentage of all persons of Polish ancestry
    0.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Portuguese ancestry
    3,379
  • Percentage of all persons of Portuguese ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Russian ancestry
    8,101
  • Percentage of all persons of Russian ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Scotch-Irish ancestry
    73,105
  • Percentage of all persons of Scotch-Irish ancestry
    1.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Scottish ancestry
    87,195
  • Percentage of all persons of Scottish ancestry
    1.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Slovak ancestry
    1,996
  • Percentage of all persons of Slovak ancestry
    0.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Sub-Saharan African ancestry
    38,786
  • Percentage of all persons of Sub-Saharan African ancestry
    0.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Swedish ancestry
    17,219
  • Percentage of all persons of Swedish ancestry
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Swiss ancestry
    4,650
  • Percentage of all persons of Swiss ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Ukrainian ancestry
    2,208
  • Percentage of all persons of Ukrainian ancestry
    0.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Welsh ancestry
    18,422
  • Percentage of all persons of Welsh ancestry
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups) ancestry
    8,343
  • Percentage of all persons of West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups) ancestry
    0.2%


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.