Choctaw County, AL

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2022 Population
12,669
0.962% 1-year decline
US Senator
Tommy Tuberville
Republican Party
US Senator
Katie Britt
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
46.7
0.43% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
19.1%
11.2% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$43,299
12.2% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$101,600
27.3% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Choctaw County, AL had a population of 12.7k people with a median age of 46.7 and a median household income of $43,299. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Choctaw County, AL declined from 12,792 to 12,669, a −0.962% decrease and its median household income grew from $38,581 to $43,299, a 12.2% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Choctaw County, AL are White (Non-Hispanic) (56.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (39.9%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.1%), Other (Hispanic) (0.671%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (0.26%).

None of the households in Choctaw County, 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.

99.7% of the residents in Choctaw County, AL are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Choctaw County, AL was $101,600, and the homeownership rate was 82%.

Most people in Choctaw County, AL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 34.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Choctaw County, AL was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Choctaw County, AL is home to a population of 12.7k people, from which 99.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 0.442% of Choctaw County, AL residents were born outside of the country (56 people).

In 2022, there were 1.42 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (7.16k people) in Choctaw County, AL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.06k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 266 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.7%
2022 Citizenship
99.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.7% of Choctaw County, AL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Choctaw County, AL was 99.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Choctaw County, AL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    7.16k ± 20
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    5.06k ± 174
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    266 ± 166
1.13%
Hispanic Population
143 people

In 2022, there were 1.42 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (7.16k people) in Choctaw County, AL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.06k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 266 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.13% of the people in Choctaw County, AL are hispanic (143 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

0.442%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
56 people
0.836%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
107 people

As of 2022, 0.442% of Choctaw County, AL residents (56 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 Choctaw County, AL was 0.836%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    185 ± 96
  2. Vietnam
    150 ± 89
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    145 ± 66

Choctaw County, AL has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.23 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Choctaw County, AL employs 4.53k people. The largest industries in Choctaw County, AL are Manufacturing (903 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (545 people), and Retail Trade (498 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($154,219), Wholesale Trade ($68,309), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($62,147).

Occupations

4.53k
2022 Value
± 482
−0.679%
1 Year decline
± 15%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Choctaw County, AL declined at a rate of −0.679%, from 4.56k employees to 4.53k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Choctaw County, AL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (624 people), Sales & Related Occupations (561 people), and Production Occupations (484 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Choctaw County, AL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

4.53k
2022 Value
± 482
−0.679%
1 Year decline
± 15%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Choctaw County, AL declined at a rate of −0.679%, from 4.56k employees to 4.53k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Choctaw County, AL, are Manufacturing (903 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (545 people), and Retail Trade (498 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Choctaw County, AL, though some of these residents may live in Choctaw County, 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

$52,261
Median earning men ± $8,059
$27,316
Median earning women ± $4,473

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($77,250), Construction ($65,229), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($63,241).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($67,868), Public Administration ($63,182), and Manufacturing ($56,154).

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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

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 86
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 64
    Other Services, Except Public Administration
  3. 63
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Choctaw County, AL went to Donald J. Trump with 57.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (41.9%), followed by Other (0.549%).

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.

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

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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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).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Choctaw County, AL was $101,600 in 2022, which is 0.36 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $79,800 to $101,600, a 27.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Choctaw County, AL is 82%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Choctaw County, AL have an average commute time of 34.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Choctaw County, AL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Choctaw County, AL is $43,299. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Choctaw County, AL was Census Tract 9570 with a value of $54,333, followed by Census Tract 9567 and Census Tract 9569, with respective values of $46,131 and $41,741.

Property

$101,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$14,926
$4,286
Median Property Taxes
±$369

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 Choctaw County, AL the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

82%
Homeownership
2022
63.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 82% of the housing units in Choctaw County, AL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 83.3%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9570
  2. Census Tract 9567
  3. Census Tract 9569

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Choctaw County, AL was Census Tract 9570 with a value of $54,333, followed by Census Tract 9567 and Census Tract 9569, with respective values of $46,131 and $41,741.

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

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Household Income

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$43,299
Median Household Income
± $8,544
5.23k
Number of Households
± 478

In 2022, the median household income of the 5.23k households in Choctaw County, AL grew to $43,299 from the previous year's value of $38,581.

The following chart displays the households in Choctaw County, 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 Choctaw County, 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 (87.4%)
  2. Carpooled (9.09%)
  3. Walked (1.5%)

In 2022, 87.4% of workers in Choctaw County, AL drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.09%) and those who walked to work (1.5%).

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

34.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Choctaw County, AL have a longer commute time (34.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 6.16% of the workforce in Choctaw County, 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 Choctaw County, AL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Choctaw County, AL have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

19.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Choctaw County, AL (2.39k out of 12.5k 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 Males 55 - 64, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Choctaw County, AL is Black, followed by White and Two Or More.

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

91.8% of the population of Choctaw County, AL has health coverage, with 40.2% on employee plans, 19.6% on Medicaid, 17.6% on Medicare, 13.2% on non-group plans, and 1.16% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Choctaw County, AL see 2518 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.95% decrease from the previous year (2568 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2070 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 12418 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 44.8% were men and 55.2% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,518 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Choctaw County, AL

Primary care physicians in Choctaw County, AL see an average of 2,518 patients per year. This represents a 1.95% decrease from the previous year (2,568 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22% under 18 years, 16.5% between 18 and 34 years, 38.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 22.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 44.8% were men and 55.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

8.24%
Uninsured
40.2%
Employer Coverage
19.6%
Medicaid
17.6%
Medicare
13.2%
Non-Group
1.16%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Choctaw County, AL declined by 26% from 11.1% to 8.24%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was N/A in Choctaw County, AL.

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 39.7% in Choctaw County, AL.

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