Calhoun County PUMA, AL

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2022 Population
116,162
0.226% 1-year decline
US Senator
Tommy Tuberville
Republican Party
US Senator
Katie Britt
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
39.2
1.26% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
18%
2.86% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$54,339
6.6% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$140,500
14% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
46,676
1.17% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Calhoun County PUMA, AL had a population of 116k people with a median age of 39.2 and a median household income of $54,339. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Calhoun County PUMA, AL declined from 116,425 to 116,162, a −0.226% decrease and its median household income grew from $50,977 to $54,339, a 6.6% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Calhoun County PUMA, AL are White (Non-Hispanic) (70.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (21.7%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.46%), Other (Hispanic) (1.55%), and White (Hispanic) (1.25%).

3.9% of the households in Calhoun County PUMA, 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.

98.8% of the residents in Calhoun County PUMA, AL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Calhoun County PUMA, AL are Jacksonville State University (2,035 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Calhoun County PUMA, AL was $140,500, and the homeownership rate was 70.9%.

Most people in Calhoun County PUMA, AL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Calhoun County PUMA, AL was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Calhoun County PUMA, AL is home to a population of 116k people, from which 98.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.32% of Calhoun County PUMA, AL residents were born outside of the country (2.7k people).

In 2022, there were 3.25 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (81.9k people) in Calhoun County PUMA, AL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 25.2k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.86k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Calhoun County PUMA, AL are Spanish (2,910 households), German (344 households), and Korean (226 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
59,767
Women
51.4%
56,519
Men
48.6%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 116,286 inhabitants, with 48.6% men, and 51.4% women.

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Citizenship

98.8%
2022 Citizenship
98.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.8% of Calhoun County PUMA, AL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Calhoun County PUMA, AL was 98.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Calhoun County PUMA, AL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    81.9k ± 287
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    25.2k ± 415
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    2.86k ± 371
4.08%
Hispanic Population
4.74k people

In 2022, there were 3.25 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (81.9k people) in Calhoun County PUMA, AL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 25.2k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.86k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.08% of the people in Calhoun County PUMA, AL are hispanic (4.74k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    1,017 ± 780 people
  2. Philippines
    240 ± 380 people
  3. Germany
    232 ± 374 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Calhoun County PUMA, AL was Mexico, the natal country of 1,017 Calhoun County PUMA, AL residents, followed by Philippines with 240 and Germany with 232.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.32%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
2.7k people
2.52%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
2.94k people

As of 2022, 2.32% of Calhoun County PUMA, AL residents (2.7k 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 Calhoun County PUMA, AL was 2.52%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    2,910 households (2.65%)
  2. German
    344 households (0.314%)
  3. Korean
    226 households (0.206%)

3.9% of the households in Calhoun County PUMA, AL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. 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.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Calhoun County PUMA, AL was Spanish. 2.65% of the households in Calhoun County PUMA, AL reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    3,100 ± 396
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,633 ± 334
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,531 ± 328

Calhoun County PUMA, AL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.9 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Calhoun County PUMA, AL employs 46.7k people. The largest industries in Calhoun County PUMA, AL are Restaurants & Food Services (4,088 people), Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing (2,844 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,815 people), and the highest paying industries are Aircraft & parts manufacturing ($112,959), Employment services ($102,440), and Offices of dentists ($101,257).

Males in Calhoun County PUMA, AL have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $43,831. The income inequality in Calhoun County PUMA, AL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.441, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
21,593
Women
47.5%
23,866
Men
52.5%

The workforce of Calhoun County PUMA, AL in 2020 was 45,459 people, with 47.5% woman, and 52.5% men.

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Occupations

46.7k
2022 Value
1.17%
1 Year growth
± 1.17%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Calhoun County PUMA, AL grew at a rate of 1.17%, from 46.1k employees to 46.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Calhoun County PUMA, AL, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,560 people), Registered nurses (1,374 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (1,270 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Calhoun County PUMA, AL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

46.7k
2022 Value
1.17%
1 Year growth
± 1.17%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Calhoun County PUMA, AL grew at a rate of 1.17%, from 46.1k employees to 46.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Calhoun County PUMA, AL, are Restaurants & Food Services (4,088 people), Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing (2,844 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,815 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Calhoun County PUMA, AL, though some of these residents may live in Calhoun County PUMA, 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

$41,084
Median earning men ± $1,902
$29,136
Median earning women ± $1,749

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($64,500), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($60,183), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($58,180).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Construction ($48,176), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($46,296), and Public Administration ($45,734).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
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%.

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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.

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US Representatives from Alabama

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

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Education

In 2022, universities in Calhoun County PUMA, AL awarded 2,035 degrees. The student population of Calhoun County PUMA, AL in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 3,839 male students and 5,793 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Calhoun County PUMA, AL are White (1,466 and 73.9%), followed by Black or African American (353 and 17.8%), Unknown (141 and 7.11%), and American Indian or Alaska Native (11 and 0.555%).

The largest universities in Calhoun County PUMA, AL by number of degrees awarded are Jacksonville State University (2,035 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Calhoun County PUMA, AL are Registered Nursing (332 and 16.3%), Elementary Education & Teaching (141 and 6.93%), and General Business Administration & Management (118 and 5.8%).

The median tuition cost in Calhoun County PUMA, AL for a public four year colleges is $9,990 for in-state students and $19,950 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Calhoun County PUMA, AL, the percentage of applicants admitted was 78.5%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 19.7%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 9,632 (39.9% men and 60.1% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 9,632 students enrolled in Calhoun County PUMA, AL, 39.9% men and 60.1% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 5,993 records, of which 61.4% were women and 38.6% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 106 degrees awarded
  2. 105 degrees awarded
  3. 295 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Calhoun County PUMA, AL was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 106 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
2,035 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Jacksonville State University with 2,035 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 687 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Calhoun County PUMA, AL, which is 0.51 times less than the 1,348 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 1,466 degrees mean that there were 4.15 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 353 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($9,990) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,962) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,196) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.812% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.731% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Calhoun County PUMA, AL in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (32.9k), Some college (23.1k), and Secondary Education (16.3k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Calhoun County PUMA, AL was $140,500 in 2022, which is 0.498 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $123,200 to $140,500, a 14% increase. The homeownership rate in Calhoun County PUMA, AL is 70.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Calhoun County PUMA, AL have an average commute time of 24.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Calhoun County PUMA, AL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Calhoun County PUMA, AL is $54,339. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Calhoun County PUMA, AL was Shelby County (North)--Hoover (South), Alabaster (North) & Pelham Cities PUMA, AL with a value of $99,892, followed by Jefferson County (Southeast)--Hoover (North), Vestavia Hills & Homewood Cities PUMA, AL and Madison County (North & East)--Huntsville City (East) PUMA, AL, with respective values of $91,916 and $91,201.

Property

$140,500
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,181
$31,694
Median Property Taxes
±$1,387

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Rent vs Own

70.9%
Homeownership
2022
67.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 70.9% of the housing units in Calhoun County PUMA, AL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 71%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Calhoun County PUMA, AL was Shelby County (North)--Hoover (South), Alabaster (North) & Pelham Cities PUMA, AL with a value of $99,892, followed by Jefferson County (Southeast)--Hoover (North), Vestavia Hills & Homewood Cities PUMA, AL and Madison County (North & East)--Huntsville City (East) PUMA, AL, with respective values of $91,916 and $91,201.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$54,339
Median Household Income
± $2,221
44.7k
Number of Households
± 1,736

In 2022, the median household income of the 44.7k households in Calhoun County PUMA, AL grew to $54,339 from the previous year's value of $50,977.

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Wage Distribution

0.441
2022 Wage GINI in Calhoun County PUMA, AL
0.43
2021 Wage GINI in Calhoun County PUMA, AL

In 2022, the income inequality in Calhoun County PUMA, AL was 0.441 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 2.44% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Calhoun County PUMA, AL was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Calhoun County PUMA, AL in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (85.2%)
  2. Carpooled (9.36%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.21%)

In 2022, 85.2% of workers in Calhoun County PUMA, AL drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.36%) and those who worked at home (3.21%).

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Commute Time

24.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Calhoun County PUMA, AL have a shorter commute time (24.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.6% of the workforce in Calhoun County PUMA, 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 Calhoun County PUMA, AL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Calhoun County PUMA, AL have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

18% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Calhoun County PUMA, AL (20.3k out of 112k 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 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Calhoun County PUMA, AL is White, followed by Black 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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Health

89.2% of the population of Calhoun County PUMA, AL has health coverage, with 40.4% on employee plans, 18% on Medicaid, 13% on Medicare, 15.6% on non-group plans, and 2.2% 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).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.3% under 18 years, 21.7% between 18 and 34 years, 37.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47% were men and 53% were women.

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Uninsured People

10.8%
Uninsured
40.4%
Employer Coverage
18%
Medicaid
13%
Medicare
15.6%
Non-Group
2.2%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Calhoun County PUMA, AL declined by 2.8% from 11.2% to 10.8%.

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