Atmore, AL

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2022 Population
36,755
0.336% 1-year decline
US Senator
Tommy Tuberville
Republican Party
US Senator
Katie Britt
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
40.5
1.5% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
21.8%
7.14% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$41,153
6.99% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$122,000
12.8% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Atmore, AL had a population of 36.8k people with a median age of 40.5 and a median household income of $41,153. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Atmore, AL declined from 36,879 to 36,755, a −0.336% decrease and its median household income grew from $38,464 to $41,153, a 6.99% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Atmore, AL are White (Non-Hispanic) (60.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (30.2%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.57%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (3.04%), and White (Hispanic) (1.75%).

None of the households in Atmore, AL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.9% of the residents in Atmore, AL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in N/A are Jefferson Davis Community College (276 degrees awarded in 2017).

In 2022, the median property value in Atmore, AL was $122,000, and the homeownership rate was 67.1%.

Most people in Atmore, AL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Atmore, AL was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Atmore, AL is home to a population of 36.8k people, from which 99.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 0.732% of Atmore, AL residents were born outside of the country (269 people).

In 2022, there were 1.99 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (22.1k people) in Atmore, AL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 11.1k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.31k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.9%
2022 Citizenship
99.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.9% of Atmore, AL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Atmore, AL was 99.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Atmore, AL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    22.1k ± 77
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    11.1k ± 564
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.31k ± 580
2.56%
Hispanic Population
940 people

In 2022, there were 1.99 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (22.1k people) in Atmore, AL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 11.1k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.31k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.56% of the people in Atmore, AL are hispanic (940 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Atmore, AL as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

0.732%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
269 people
0.865%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
319 people

As of 2022, 0.732% of Atmore, AL residents (269 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Atmore, AL was 0.865%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    756 ± 203
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    432 ± 187
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    250 ± 107

Atmore, AL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.75 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Atmore, AL employs 13k people. The largest industries in Atmore, AL are Manufacturing (2,057 people), Retail Trade (2,026 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,566 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($70,772), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($67,847), and Transportation & Warehousing ($59,531).

Occupations

13k
2022 Value
± 867
0.0154%
1 Year growth
± 9.59%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Atmore, AL grew at a rate of 0.0154%, from 13k employees to 13k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Atmore, AL, are Sales & Related Occupations (1,595 people), Production Occupations (1,515 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,179 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Atmore, AL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

13k
2022 Value
± 867
0.0154%
1 Year growth
± 9.59%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Atmore, AL grew at a rate of 0.0154%, from 13k employees to 13k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Atmore, AL, are Manufacturing (2,057 people), Retail Trade (2,026 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,566 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Atmore, AL, though some of these residents may live in Atmore, AL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$41,504
Median earning men ± $1,987
$26,589
Median earning women ± $3,388

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($70,313), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($59,543), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($57,614).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($51,484), Manufacturing ($36,974), and Public Administration ($36,919).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.1%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 2.13M people employed in Alabama. This represents a 2.1% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 11.2%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Alabama.

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Establishments by Size

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Alabama went to Donald J. Trump with 62% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (36.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.08%).

Tommy Tuberville and Katie Britt 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.

Alabama is currently represented by 7 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Alabama

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Tommy Tuberville
Senator from Alabama2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021
Katie Britt
Senator from Alabama3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Tommy Tuberville and Katie Britt 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, excluding special elections, 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 Alabama have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Atmore, AL awarded 276 degrees. The student population of Atmore, AL in 2017 is skewed towards men, with 391 male students and 355 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Atmore, AL are White (170 and 61.6%), followed by Black or African American (69 and 25%), Unknown (20 and 7.25%), and Two or More Races (6 and 2.17%).

The largest universities in Atmore, AL by number of degrees awarded are Jefferson Davis Community College (276 and 100%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.905% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.822% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.23M), Some college (913k), and Secondary Education (625k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Atmore, AL was $122,000 in 2022, which is 0.433 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $108,200 to $122,000, a 12.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Atmore, AL is 67.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Atmore, AL have an average commute time of 21.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Atmore, AL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Atmore, AL is $41,153. In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Atmore, AL was Shelby County, AL with a value of $90,618, followed by Limestone County, AL and Madison County, AL, with respective values of $80,146 and $78,058.

Property

$122,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$9,420
$8,744
Median Property Taxes
±$640

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Atmore, AL the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Atmore, AL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

67.1%
Homeownership
2022
64.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 67.1% of the housing units in Atmore, AL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 66.7%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Atmore, AL was Shelby County, AL with a value of $90,618, followed by Limestone County, AL and Madison County, AL, with respective values of $80,146 and $78,058.

The following map shows all of the counties in Atmore, AL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$41,153
Median Household Income
± $2,502
13k
Number of Households
± 826

In 2022, the median household income of the 13k households in Atmore, AL grew to $41,153 from the previous year's value of $38,464.

The following chart displays the households in Atmore, 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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Atmore, AL is from Alabama.
0.458
2022 Wage GINI in Alabama
0.458
2021 Wage GINI in Alabama

In 2022, the income inequality in Alabama was 0.458 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0777% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Alabama was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Alabama in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (91.5%)
  2. Carpooled (6.43%)
  3. Worked At Home (0.825%)

In 2022, 91.5% of workers in Atmore, AL drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (6.43%) and those who worked at home (0.825%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

21.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Atmore, AL have a shorter commute time (21.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.61% of the workforce in Atmore, AL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Atmore, AL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Atmore, AL have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

21.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Atmore, AL (7.45k out of 34.2k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Atmore, AL is Black, followed by White and Native American.

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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Health

87.7% of the population of Atmore, AL has health coverage, with 40.8% on employee plans, 18.1% on Medicaid, 15.7% on Medicare, 11.1% on non-group plans, and 1.97% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Alabama see 1519 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.978% decrease from the previous year (1534 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2026 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 846 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,519 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Alabama

Primary care physicians in Alabama see an average of 1,519 patients per year. This represents a 0.978% decrease from the previous year (1,534 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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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 26.3% under 18 years, 18.4% between 18 and 34 years, 36.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.2% were men and 53.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

12.3%
Uninsured
40.8%
Employer Coverage
18.1%
Medicaid
15.7%
Medicare
11.1%
Non-Group
1.97%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Atmore, AL grew by 0.716% from 12.2% to 12.3%.

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

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