DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL

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Population
123,294
0.183% 1-year decline
US Senator
Richard Shelby
Republican Party
US Senator
Doug Jones
Democratic Party
Median Age
40.8

Poverty Rate
21.3%

Median Household Income
$39,499
1.16% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$104,000
0.0962% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
44,111
0.274% 1-year decline

About

In 2018, DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL had a population of 123k people with a median age of 40.8 and a median household income of $39,499. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL declined from 123,520 to 123,294, a -0.183% decrease and its median household income grew from $39,046 to $39,499, a 1.16% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL are White (Non-Hispanic) (84.3%), Other (Hispanic) (5.18%), White (Hispanic) (3.57%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.25%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.24%). 7.65% of the people in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL speak a non-English language, and 96.1% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL are Northeast Alabama Community College (875 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL is $104,000, and the homeownership rate is 72.5%. Most people in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 23.7 minutes. The average car ownership in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Alabama across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Alabama went to Donald J. Trump with 62.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (34.4%), followed by Gary Johnson (2.09%). The most partisan county was Winston County, AL with 89.5% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Richard Shelby and Doug Jones are the senators currently representing the state of Alabama. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL is currently represented by 7 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Alabama
62.1% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Alabama
  1. 89.5% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 89.3% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 87.4% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Alabama was Winston County, AL with 89.5% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Alabama colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Alabama

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Richard Shelby
Senator from Alabama3
Assumed office on January 3, 1987
Doug Jones
Senator from Alabama2
Assumed office on January 3, 2018
Elected to the seat to succeed Luther Strange, who had been appointed to the seat following Jeff Sessions's resignation.

Richard Shelby and Doug Jones are the senators currently representing Alabama.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Alabama over time, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Alabama

Alabama is currently represented by 7 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL is home to a population of 123k people, from which 96.1% are citizens. As of 2018, 5.05% of DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL residents were born outside of the country (6.22k people).

In 2018, there were 16.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (104k people) in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.39k Other (Hispanic) and 4.41k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL are Spanish (8,473 speakers), Korean (94 speakers), and Vietnamese (73 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    104k ± 69
  2. Other (Hispanic)
    6.39k ± 980
  3. White (Hispanic)
    4.41k ± 927
9.51%
Hispanic Population
11.7k people

In 2018, there were 16.3 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (104k people) in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.39k Other (Hispanic) and 4.41k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

9.51% of the people in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL are hispanic (11.7k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    8,473 speakers (7.29%)
  2. Korean
    94 speakers (0.0809%)
  3. Vietnamese
    73 speakers (0.0628%)

7.65% of DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.9%. In 2018, the most common non-English language spoken in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL was Spanish. 7.29% of the overall population of DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL are native Spanish speakers. 0.0809% speak Korean and 0.0628% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

5.05%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
6.22k people
5.14%
2016 Foreign-Born Population
6.35k people

As of 2018, 5.05% of DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL residents (6.22k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL was 5.14%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

41
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.3
37
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.3

In 2018, the median age of all people in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL was 40.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 41, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 37. But people in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL residents was 41.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    3,366 ± 1,405 people
  2. Guatemala
    1,943 ± 1,074 people
  3. El Salvador
    148 ± 299 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL was Mexico, the natal country of 3,366 DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL residents, followed by Guatemala with 1,943 and El Salvador with 148.

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Citizenship

96.1%
2018 Citizenship
96.1%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 96.1% of DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL was 96.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,681 ± 312
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    964 ± 191
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    800 ± 202

DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.78 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL is $39,499. In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL was Hoover (North), Vestavia Hills & Homewood Cities PUMA, AL with a value of $83,496, followed by Shelby County PUMA, AL and Huntsville City (Far West & Southwest) PUMA, AL, with respective values of $71,230 and $70,994.

Males in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $33,354. The income inequality in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.388, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL employs 44.1k people. The largest industries in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL are Elementary & secondary schools (2,450 people), Construction (2,113 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (1,983 people), and the highest paying industries are Scientific research & development services ($111,445), Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers ($85,288), and Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($84,307).

Wages

Median Household Income

$39,499
2018 value
± $1,447
1.16%
1 Year Growth
± 5.23%

Households in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL have a median annual income of $39,499, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $39,046 in 2017, which represents a 1.16% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$44,450
Average Male Salary in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL
± $5,644
$33,354
Average Female Salary in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL
± $5,145

In 2017, full-time male employees in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL made 1.33 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL
  1. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
    $37,063 ± $56,209
  2. White
    $36,261 ± $3,994
  3. American Indian
    $32,378 ± $23,992

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL workers was Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander. These workers were paid 1.02 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL.

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Wage Distribution

0.388
2017 Wage GINI in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL
0.381
2016 Wage GINI in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL

In 2017, the income inequality in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL was 0.388 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.63% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL was Hoover (North), Vestavia Hills & Homewood Cities PUMA, AL with a value of $83,496, followed by Shelby County PUMA, AL and Huntsville City (Far West & Southwest) PUMA, AL, with respective values of $71,230 and $70,994.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 35 - 44
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

21.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL (25.9k out of 122k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 55 - 64.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    20,451 ± 976
  2. Hispanic
    5,585 ± 592
  3. Other
    3,622 ± 519

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

44.1k
2017 Value
-0.274%
1 Year decline
± -0.274%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL declined at a rate of -0.274%, from 44.2k employees to 44.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,691 people), Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand (1,548 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,223 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL, by number of employees, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,691 people), Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand (1,548 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,223 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL has an unusually high number of residents working as Textile knitting & weaving machine setters, operators, & tenders (103 times higher than expected), Textile winding, twisting, & drawing out machine setters, operators, & tenders (102 times), and Extruding & drawing machine setters, operators, & tenders, metal & plastic (30.9 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($163,334), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers ($95,574), and Firstline supervisors of nonretail sales workers ($86,201).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

44.1k
2017 Value
-0.274%
1 Year decline
± -0.274%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL declined at a rate of -0.274%, from 44.2k employees to 44.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL, are Elementary & secondary schools (2,450 people), Construction (2,113 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (1,983 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL, though some of these residents may live in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL, by number of employees, are Elementary & secondary schools (2,450 people), Construction (2,113 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (1,983 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL has an unusually high number of Knitting fabric mills, & apparel knitting mills (174 times higher than expected), Carpet & rug mills (107 times), and Fiber, yarn, & thread mills (51.9 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL, by average salary, are Scientific research & development services ($111,445), Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers ($85,288), and Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($84,307).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Alabama to other states, or from other states to Alabama.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $40.7B
  2. $28B
  3. $21.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Alabama product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $40.7B, followed by Mixed freight ($28B) and Coal-n.e.c. ($21.5B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Alabama products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$243B
2015 Value in Alabama
$367B
Projected 2045 Value in Alabama
50.7% growth

In 2015, total outbound Alabama trade was $243B. This is expected to increase 50.7% to $367B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Alabama trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Alabama to other states, or from other states to Alabama.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $25.3B
  2. $16.7B
  3. $14.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Alabama domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Georgia with $25.3B, followed by Florida with $16.7B and Tennessee and $14.5B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Alabama shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Education

In 2017, universities in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL awarded 875 degrees. The student population of DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL is skewed towards women, with 1,078 male students and 1,658 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL are White (766 and 87.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (54 and 6.19%), American Indian or Alaska Native (30 and 3.44%), and Black or African American (17 and 1.95%).

The largest universities in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL by number of degrees awarded are Northeast Alabama Community College (875 and 100%).

The most popular majors in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL are General Studies (170 and 19.4%), Welding Technology (121 and 13.8%), and Medical Assistant (87 and 9.94%).

The median tuition costs in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 170 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 46 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 41 degree-majorss awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL was General Studies with 170 degree-majorss awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
875 degrees awarded
$N/A
Median In-State Public
$N/A
Median Private

In 2017, the DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL institution with the largest number of graduating students was Northeast Alabama Community College with 875 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

453
Degrees Awarded to Men
422
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 453 men were awarded degrees from institutions in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL, which is 1.07 times more than the 422 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    766 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    54 degrees awarded
  3. American Indian or Alaska Native
    30 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL were to White students. These 766 degrees mean that there were 14.2 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 54 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL was $104,000 in 2018, which is 0.453 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $103,900 to $104,000, a 0.0962% increase. The homeownership rate in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL is 72.5%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL have an average commute time of 23.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$104,000
2018 Median
± $3,756
$103,900
2017 Median
± $3,571

In 2018, the median property value in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL grew to to $104,000 from the previous year's value of $103,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Household Income

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$39,499
Median Household Income
± $1,447
46.8k
Number of Households
± 1,516

In 2018, the median household income of the 46.8k households in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL grew to $39,499 from the previous year's value of $39,046.

The following chart displays the households in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800
Average Range

This chart shows the households in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

72.5%
2018 Homeownership
72.3%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 72.5% of the housing units in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 72.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

23.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL have a shorter commute time (23.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 1.61% of the workforce in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    85.9%
  2. Carpooled
    9.71%
  3. Worked At Home
    2.65%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL was Drove Alone (85.9%), followed by those who Carpooled (9.71%) and those who Worked At Home (2.65%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

87.5% of the population of DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL has health coverage, with 40.6% on employee plans, 19.6% on Medicaid, 13.7% on Medicare, 12.5% on non-group plans, and 1.18% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Alabama was $7,281 in 2014. This is a 4.07% increase from the previous year ($6,996).

Primary care physicians in Alabama see 1535 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.1% decrease from the previous year (1552 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2139 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1185 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Greene County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (21.1%). Additionally, Macon County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (47.8%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Alabama.
1,535 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Alabama

Primary care physicians in Alabama see an average of 1,535 patients per year. This represents a 1.1% decrease from the previous year (1,552 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Alabama in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Alabama.
$7,281
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Alabama
$3,641
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$5,042
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$10,267
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Alabama (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.07%, from $6,996 to $7,281.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

12.5%
Uninsured
40.6%
Employer Coverage
19.6%
Medicaid
13.7%
Medicare
12.5%
Non-Group
1.18%
Military or VA

Between N/A and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL N/A by N/A from N/A% to 12.5%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in DeKalb & Jackson Counties PUMA, AL changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 21.1% prevalence
  2. 20.9% prevalence
  3. 20.4% prevalence

Greene County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Alabama, at 21.1%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Alabama by county over multiple years.

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