Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL

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Population
102,033
0.976% 1-year decline
US Senator
Richard Shelby
Republican Party
US Senator
Doug Jones
Democratic Party
Median Age
39

Poverty Rate
19.4%

Median Household Income
$52,811
3.36% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$185,700
3.92% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
43,822
0.33% 1-year decline

About

In 2018, Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL had a population of 102k people with a median age of 39 and a median household income of $52,811. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL declined from 103,039 to 102,033, a -0.976% decrease and its median household income grew from $51,096 to $52,811, a 3.36% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL are White (Non-Hispanic) (68.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (19.3%), White (Hispanic) (4.07%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.65%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.46%). 8.02% of the people in Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL speak a non-English language, and 95.9% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL are Alabama A & M University (815 degrees awarded in 2017), J. F. Drake State Community and Technical College (247 degrees), and Virginia College-Huntsville (232 degrees).

The median property value in Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL is $185,700, and the homeownership rate is 59.5%. Most people in Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 17.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL is 2 cars per household.

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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.

Huntsville City (Central & South) 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.

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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 Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL is home to a population of 102k people, from which 95.9% are citizens. As of 2018, 6.94% of Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL residents were born outside of the country (7.08k people).

In 2018, there were 3.55 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (69.8k people) in Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 19.7k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 4.16k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL are Spanish (4,487 speakers), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (436 speakers), and German (386 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    69.8k ± 1.38k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    19.7k ± 1.16k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    4.16k ± 661
6.77%
Hispanic Population
6.91k people

In 2018, there were 3.55 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (69.8k people) in Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 19.7k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 4.16k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.77% of the people in Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL are hispanic (6.91k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    4,487 speakers (4.7%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    436 speakers (0.457%)
  3. German
    386 speakers (0.405%)

8.02% of Huntsville City (Central & South) 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 Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL was Spanish. 4.7% of the overall population of Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL are native Spanish speakers. 0.457% speak Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) and 0.405% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

6.94%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
7.08k people
7.17%
2016 Foreign-Born Population
7.42k people

As of 2018, 6.94% of Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL residents (7.08k 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 Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL was 7.17%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

39
Median Native-Born Age
± 1
43
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 2.4

In 2018, the median age of all people in Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL was 39. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 39, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 43. But people in Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL residents was 39.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    2,228 ± 1,146 people
  2. Korea
    568 ± 584 people
  3. India
    483 ± 538 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL was Mexico, the natal country of 2,228 Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL residents, followed by Korea with 568 and India with 483.

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Citizenship

95.9%
2018 Citizenship
96%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 95.9% of Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL was 96%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,614 ± 344
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,973 ± 324
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,208 ± 241

Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.32 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL is $52,811. In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Huntsville City (Central & South) 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 Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL have an average income that is 1.52 times higher than the average income of females, which is $47,346. The income inequality in Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.5, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL employs 43.8k people. The largest industries in Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL are Restaurants & Food Services (3,628 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (2,714 people), and Hospitals (1,989 people), and the highest paying industries are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($155,718), Administration of economic programs & space research ($116,429), and Accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping & payroll services ($115,020).

Wages

Median Household Income

$52,811
2018 value
± $1,814
3.36%
1 Year Growth
± 4.51%

Households in Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL have a median annual income of $52,811, 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 $51,096 in 2017, which represents a 3.36% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$71,828
Average Male Salary in Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL
± $11,867
$47,346
Average Female Salary in Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL
± $8,686

In 2017, full-time male employees in Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL made 1.52 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL
  1. Asian
    $98,695 ± $83,148
  2. White
    $56,694 ± $7,755
  3. Two or More Races
    $48,229 ± $31,204

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.74 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL.

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Wage Distribution

0.5
2017 Wage GINI in Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL
0.504
2016 Wage GINI in Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL

In 2017, the income inequality in Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL was 0.5 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.983% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Huntsville City (Central & South) 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 Huntsville City (Central & South) 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 Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

19.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL (18.7k out of 96.3k 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 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females < 5.

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. Black
    8,619 ± 698
  2. White
    8,309 ± 708
  3. Hispanic
    2,957 ± 399

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL is Black, followed by White and Hispanic.

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

43.8k
2017 Value
-0.33%
1 Year decline
± -0.33%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL declined at a rate of -0.33%, from 44k employees to 43.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL, are Miscellaneous managers (1,350 people), Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (1,347 people), and Cashiers (1,285 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL, by number of employees, are Miscellaneous managers (1,350 people), Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (1,347 people), and Cashiers (1,285 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL has an unusually high number of residents working as Aerospace engineers (12.9 times higher than expected), Firstline supervisors of landscaping, lawn service, & groundskeeping workers (8.25 times), and Technical writers (7.04 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($289,231), Aircraft pilots & flight engineers ($265,176), and Dentists ($264,418).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

43.8k
2017 Value
-0.33%
1 Year decline
± -0.33%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL declined at a rate of -0.33%, from 44k employees to 43.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL, are Restaurants & Food Services (3,628 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (2,714 people), and Hospitals (1,989 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL, though some of these residents may live in Huntsville City (Central & South) 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 Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL, by number of employees, are Restaurants & Food Services (3,628 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (2,714 people), and Hospitals (1,989 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL has an unusually high number of Aerospace products & parts manufacturing (6.52 times higher than expected), Architectural, engineering & related services (6.22 times), and Electronic component & product manufacturing, n.e.c. (5.88 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL, by average salary, are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($155,718), Administration of economic programs & space research ($116,429), and Accounting, tax preparation, bookkeeping & payroll services ($115,020).

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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 Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL awarded 1,317 degrees. The student population of Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL is skewed towards women, with 2,990 male students and 4,395 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL are Black or African American (947 and 72.8%), followed by White (273 and 21%), Unknown (33 and 2.54%), and Hispanic or Latino (22 and 1.69%).

The largest universities in Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL by number of degrees awarded are Alabama A & M University (815 and 61.9%), J. F. Drake State Community and Technical College (247 and 18.8%), and Virginia College-Huntsville (232 and 17.6%).

The most popular majors in Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL are Social Work (126 and 9.57%), Medical Assistant (86 and 6.53%), and General Business Administration & Management (79 and 6%).

The median tuition costs in Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL are $4,200 for private four year colleges, and $8,379 and $16,758 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 33 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 43 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 34 degree-majorss awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL was Physical Education Teaching & Coaching with 33 degree-majorss awarded.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 815 degrees awarded
  2. 247 degrees awarded
  3. 232 degrees awarded
$8,379
Median In-State Public
$4,200
Median Private

In 2017, the Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL institution with the largest number of graduating students was Alabama A & M University with 815 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

508
Degrees Awarded to Men
809
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 508 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL, which is 0.628 times less than the 809 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    947 degrees awarded
  2. White
    273 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    33 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL were to Black or African American students. These 947 degrees mean that there were 3.47 times more Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 273 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL was $185,700 in 2018, which is 0.808 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $178,700 to $185,700, a 3.92% increase. The homeownership rate in Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL is 59.5%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL have an average commute time of 17.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$185,700
2018 Median
± $4,271
$178,700
2017 Median
± $4,986

In 2018, the median property value in Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL grew to to $185,700 from the previous year's value of $178,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Huntsville City (Central & South) 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 Huntsville City (Central & South) 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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$52,811
Median Household Income
± $1,814
44k
Number of Households
± 1,302

In 2018, the median household income of the 44k households in Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL grew to $52,811 from the previous year's value of $51,096.

The following chart displays the households in Huntsville City (Central & South) 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

59.5%
2018 Homeownership
60%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 59.5% of the housing units in Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 60%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

17.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL have a shorter commute time (17.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 0.832% of the workforce in Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    86%
  2. Carpooled
    6.61%
  3. Worked At Home
    3.7%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL was Drove Alone (86%), followed by those who Carpooled (6.61%) and those who Worked At Home (3.7%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Health

89.1% of the population of Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL has health coverage, with 44.9% on employee plans, 15.3% on Medicaid, 11.6% on Medicare, 15.3% on non-group plans, and 2.04% 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

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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

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$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

10.9%
Uninsured
44.9%
Employer Coverage
15.3%
Medicaid
11.6%
Medicare
15.3%
Non-Group
2.04%
Military or VA

Between N/A and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Huntsville City (Central & South) PUMA, AL N/A by N/A from N/A% to 10.9%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Huntsville City (Central & South) 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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