Alabama is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States.
It is bordered by Tennessee to the north, Georgia to the east, Florida and the Gulf of Mexico to the south, and Mississippi to the west.
Alabama is the 30th-most extensive and the 23rd-most populous of the 50 United States.
At 1,300 miles, Alabama has one of the longest navigable inland waterways in the nation.
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As of 2012, Alabama has a total population of 4,675,768 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 5.05%.
The median home price Alabama is $110,190 with the median age of the buyer being 29. Homes in Alabama have appreciatied over the last by -2.95%.
Public schools in Alabama spend approximately $4,418 per student. This provides for a student to teacher ratio of 15.6.
Alabama has an unemployment rate of 10.70%, compared to the USA average of 10.20%. Recent job growth is -8.79% with a projected future job growth of 11.72%.
Alabama has an average commute time of 26.6 compared to the national average of 27.8.
On a scale from 1 to 10 (lowest crime to highest crime) Alabama is a 5 in violent crime and a 7 in property crime. Violent crime is made up of murder, manslaughter, rape, aggrevated assault and robbery. Property crime is made up of larceny, burglary, vehicle theft, arson and any theft type offense when there is no force against the victim. The national averages are 4 for violent crime and 4 for property crime.
In terms of political affiliations in Alabama, 38.740% of people are Democrats, 60.320% are Republicans and 0.942% are registered Independent.
In 2012, the population of Alabama was 4,675,768. Alabama has a population density of 92 (how many people live in one square mile.
Family in Alabama
The median age in Alabama is 37.4, compared to the USA median age of 36.8. Males account for 48.47% of the population of Alabama, while females make up 51.53% of the population (The USA averages are 49.34% male and 50.66% female).
The average household size in Alabama is 2.44 people across 1,867,713. 58.70% of people are married in Alabama while 41.30% are single.
|Local Population||Alabama||United States|
|Households by Income||Alabama||United States|
|Income Less than $15,000||18.36%||12.48%|
|Income Between $15,000 and $25,000||12.72%||10.46%|
|Income Between $25,000 and $35,000||11.92%||10.68%|
|Income Between $35,000 and $50,000||15.83%||15.26%|
|Income Between $50,000 and $75,000||10.02%||12.20%|
|Income Between $100,000 and $150,000||8.51%||11.83%|
|Income Between $150,000 and $250,000||3.05%||5.23%|
|Income Between $250,000 and $500,000||0.96%||1.54%|
|Income Greater than $500,000||0.34%||0.70%|
|Population by Occupation||Alabama||United States|
|Management, Business, and Financial Operations||11.40%||13.70%|
|Professional and Related Occupations||18.81%||20.28%|
|Sales and Office||26.01%||26.66%|
|Farming, Fishing, and Forestry||0.75%||0.74%|
|Construction, Extraction, and Maintenance||11.27%||9.51%|
|Production, Transportation, and Material Moving||18.51%||14.39%|
|Local Economy||Alabama||United States|
|Recent Job Growth||-8.79%||-4.06%|
|Future Job Growth||11.72%||21.68%|
|Income per Capita||$22,387||$26,372|
As of 2012, Alabama consisted of 23.36% renters and 63.62% home owners. Homes have appreciated at a rate of -2.95% over the past year (compared to a national appreciation of -5.21%).
|Alabama Housing||Alabama||United States|
|Median Home Cost||$110,190||$183,450|
|Median Home Age||29||33|
|Property Tax Rate||$3.40||$11.20|
|Alabama Homes by Value||Alabama||United States|
|Less Than $20,000||5.77%||2.71%|
|$20,000 to $39,999||8.00%||3.86%|
|$40,000 to $59,999||10.07%||5.09%|
|$60,000 to $79,999||11.23%||6.10%|
|$80,000 to $99,999||11.67%||7.33%|
|$100,000 to $149,999||22.89%||18.53%|
|$150,000 to $199,999||11.96%||14.38%|
|$200,000 to $299,999||10.74%||17.52%|
|$300,000 to $399,999||3.71%||9.26%|
|$400,000 to $499,999||1.53%||5.11%|
|$500,000 to $749,999||1.51%||5.76%|
|$1,000,000 or more||0.43%||2.07%|
|Alabama Homes by Year Built||Alabama||United States|
|1939 or Earlier||6.08%||12.87%|
|1940 to 1949||5.36%||6.21%|
|1950 to 1959||9.63%||10.80%|
|1960 to 1969||13.23%||12.04%|
|1970 to 1979||18.08%||16.14%|
|1980 to 1989||16.01%||14.11%|
|1990 to 1994||8.36%||6.29%|
|1995 to 1998||8.86%||6.33%|
|1999 to October 2005||14.40%||15.21%|
52.65% of the people in Alabama declare themselves religious, compared to the national average of 48.34%.
|Alabama Religions||Alabama||United States|