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Huntsville, AL Metro Area


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2022 population: 514,465   ( 96,872 from 2010)
Land area: 1361.6 square miles
Population density: 377.9 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:339,288 65.95% 18.4%
Black:115,27822.41% 28.3%
Indian:3,1780.62% 12.6%
Asian:13,4882.62% 43.1%
2+ races:13,2532.58% 58.3%
Hispanic:29,9805.83% 49.9%
Total non-White:175,17734.05% 33.7%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:12,325 12.5
Deaths:11,41011.6
Net Migration: 20,98221.3
Net Immigration: 8650.9
Change in White population:52,731 12.6
Change in Non-White pop.:44,141 10.6




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
417,593
286,55768.62%
89,86721.52%
2,8220.68%
9,4252.26%
8,3732.01%
19,9954.79%
131,03631.38%

2000
342,376
250,63873.21%
71,30520.83%
2,3600.69%
5,4861.60%
5,2931.55%
6,9662.03%
91,73826.79%

1990
293,047
229,46478.30%
54,72918.68%
1,5370.52%
4,2751.46%
n/a
3,0421.04%
63,58321.70%

1980
242,971
192,88679.39%
45,14918.58%
6660.27%
1,6510.68%
n/a
2,3510.97%
50,08520.61%

1970
228,239
190,11783.30%
35,60215.60%
1230.05%
4550.20%
n/a
1,7370.76%
38,122 16.70%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
43,836 12.8
27,0937.9
40,92412.0
5,7951.7
35,919 10.5
39,298 11.5
1990's
NumberRate
47,608 16.2
23,6298.1
15,3415.2
2,8891.0
21,174 7.2
28,155 9.6
1980's
NumberRate
40,126 16.5
18,530 7.6
30,438 12.5
n/a
36,578 15.1
13,498 5.6
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
-9,439 -4.1
n/a
2,769 1.2
11,963 5.2

Age, Family & Household Data for Huntsville, AL Metro Area

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
38.9
106,738 20.7%
407,727 79.3%
75,929 14.8%
198,141
2.42
128,686 64.9%
97,907 76.1%
11,690 9.1%
69,455 35.1%

2010
NumberPercent
37.5
99,349 23.8%
318,244 76.2%
51,060 12.2%
166,146
2.45
112,026 67.4%
84,099 75.1%
11,714 10.5%
54,120 32.6%

2000
NumberPercent
35.8
86,974 25.4%
255,402 74.6%
37,298 10.9%
134,753
2.47
94,234 69.9%
74,484 79.0%
9,481 10.1%
40,519 30.1%

1990
NumberPercent
32.1
72,499 24.7%
220,548 75.3%
27,514 9.4%
111,116
2.57
81,699 73.5%
67,413 82.5%
6,189 7.6%
29,417 26.5%

1980
NumberPercent
28.8
72,443 29.8%
170,528 70.2%
19,006 7.8%
82,778
2.87
65,810 79.5%
54,887 83.4%
5,158 7.8%
16,968 20.5%

2022 Housing Data for Huntsville, AL Metro Area

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units213,929 
Median Value$240,211 
Occupied198,14192.6%
Vacant15,7887.4%
Owned138,51369.9%
Rented59,62830.1%
Median Rent$1,007 
Single-Family Units161,48375.5%
    Detached156,45573.1%
    Attached5,0282.4%
Buldings with 5+ Units30,24114.1%
Mobile Homes10,8855.1%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Huntsville, AL Metro Area

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0008,8964.5%
$10,000 to $14,9996,5453.3%
$15,000 to $19,9996,7983.4%
$20,000 to $24,9997,0993.6%
$25,000 to $29,9996,7203.4%
$30,000 to $34,9997,7953.9%
$35,000 to $39,9996,9613.5%
$40,000 to $44,9996,8093.4%
$45,000 to $49,9996,1943.1%
$50,000 to $59,99914,6707.4%
$60,000 to $74,99916,8168.5%
$75,000 to $99,99925,56512.9%
$100,000 to $124,99918,7149.4%
$125,000 to $149,99915,3677.8%
$150,000 to $199,99920,33010.3%
$200,000 or more22,86211.5%
Median Household Income78,464 
Per Capita Income43,315 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to U.S.88 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI8,0024.0%
Public Assistance4,8822.5%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps17,7629.0%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed216,04970.4%
Unemployed9,9153.2%
In Armed Forces9390.3%
Total Labor Force226,90373.9%
Not in Labor Force80,02726.1%
Real Unemployment Rate 29.3%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector90,13170,92156.0%
Non-Profit5,66311,04233.9%
Self-Employed12,5767,69562.0%
Local Government5,2016,91042.9%
State Government3,6975,01342.4%
Federal Government14,2407,50265.5%
Total Private + Self102,70778,61656.6%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.28,80130,46748.6%
Total131,508109,08354.7%
Pct. Govt.17.7%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts40,68016.9%
Sales and Office Occupations44,77618.6%
Professional, Technical75,95431.5%
Service Occupations32,39613.4%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing5300.2%
All others47,20619.6%
White Collar 67.0%
Industry
 Number%
Professional, scientific, technical33,64117.4%
Manufacturing33,01417.1%
Health care and social assistance29,24315.2%
Retail trade25,88013.4%
Public administration20,90910.8%
Educational services19,0409.9%
Accommodation and food services15,3818.0%
Construction14,1417.3%
Other services9,7435.1%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.9,2384.8%
Transportation and warehousing7,5463.9%
Finance and insurance6,0883.2%
Information3,6331.9%
Real estate and rental and leasing3,1941.7%
Wholesale trade3,1581.6%
Arts, entertainment, recreation2,9661.5%
Utilities2,1051.1%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting1,4620.8%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction4440.2%
Management1860.1%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Huntsville, AL Metro Area

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican15,4073.12%
Puerto Rican4,2060.85%
Cuban6770.14%
Dominican7540.15%
Total Central American2,5220.51%
Costa Rican920.02%
Guatemalan1,3710.28%
Honduran4840.10%
Nicaraguan00.00%
Panamanian3750.08%
Salvadoran1700.03%
Other Central American300.01%
Total South American1,8860.38%
Argentinean1050.02%
Bolivian400.01%
Chilean460.01%
Colombian9840.20%
Ecuadorian270.01%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian2180.04%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan4660.09%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic1,7470.35%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Indian3,0320.61%
Chinese2,2800.46%
Korean1,3970.28%
Filipino1,0720.22%
Vietnamese9570.19%
Japanese8060.16%
Taiwanese2460.05%
Thai2400.05%
Laotian1510.03%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English434,39893.2%
Spanish17,0423.7%
Other Indo-European3,0770.7%
Other Asian2,1410.5%
German, other Germanic2,0600.4%
Chinese1,5550.3%
Other1,3090.3%
Korean1,2120.3%
French, Haitian, Cajun1,0490.2%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
English60,39112.2%
American54,84111.1%
Irish47,0159.5%
German43,8028.9%
European11,8602.4%
Italian10,8762.2%
Scottish10,4022.1%
Scotch-Irish8,2881.7%
French7,9191.6%
Polish5,5481.1%
British4,3650.9%
Dutch3,9020.8%
Welsh3,0660.6%
Swedish2,7560.6%
Norwegian2,5590.5%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen481,72097.5%
Not a citizen12,2602.5%
Native468,55794.9%
Foreign-born25,4235.1%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Huntsville, AL Metro Area

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
9,115 2.7%20,929 6.1%71,193 20.9%97,042 28.5%85,393 25.1%56,700 16.7%
  Average years of education: 14.1
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 9,115 2.7%
9-12 Years 20,929 6.1%
H.S. Grad or GED 71,193 20.9%
Some College 97,042 28.5%
Bach. Degree 85,393 25.1%
Grad Degree 56,700 16.7%
Average years of education: 14.1

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Huntsville, AL Metro Area

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 311,336 295,342 15,994 5.1%
1991 311,648 292,544 19,104 6.1%
1992 316,842 299,902 16,940 5.3%
1993 322,592 304,778 17,814 5.5%
1994 323,336 305,192 18,144 5.6%
1995 323,140 308,526 14,614 4.5%
1996 326,682 315,206 11,476 3.5%
1997 335,056 324,862 10,194 3.0%
1998 342,360 331,800 10,560 3.1%
1999 345,560 334,118 11,442 3.3%
2000 365,330 352,076 13,254 3.6%
2001 367,982 353,304 14,678 4.0%
2002 367,172 349,762 17,410 4.7%
2003 377,880 359,508 18,372 4.9%
2004 384,914 366,940 17,974 4.7%
2005 386,780 372,440 14,340 3.7%
2006 394,630 381,502 13,128 3.3%
2007 404,068 391,220 12,848 3.2%
2008 411,390 393,232 18,158 4.4%
2009 414,146 382,476 31,670 7.6%
2010 416,600 381,388 35,212 8.5%
2011 421,346 386,472 34,874 8.3%
2012 418,682 388,948 29,734 7.1%
2013 421,138 394,208 26,930 6.4%
2014 420,050 394,334 25,716 6.1%
2015 420,642 397,448 23,194 5.5%
2016 424,948 403,034 21,914 5.2%
2017 433,558 416,050 17,508 4.0%
2018 447,114 431,582 15,532 3.5%
2019 458,426 446,414 12,012 2.6%
2020 463,742 442,606 21,136 4.6%
2021 481,720 469,324 12,396 2.6%
2022 495,132 484,622 10,510 2.1%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com