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Escambia County, AL


Micropolitan Statistical Area: Atmore, AL
Designated Market Area: Mobile-Pensacola, AL-FL-MS
USDA County Type (2015): Low Education, Low Employment, Persistent Poverty
American Communities Project County Type (2023): African American South

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2022 population: 36,666   ( 1,653 from 2010)
Land area: 945.4 square miles
Population density: 38.8 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:22,180 60.49% 5.6%
Black:11,15730.43% 8.3%
Indian:1,3293.62% 4.3%
Asian:1380.38% 40.8%
2+ races:8892.42% 64.9%
Hispanic:9732.65% 35.5%
Total non-White:14,48639.51% 2.2%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:960 13.1
Deaths:1,41019.2
Net Migration: 3314.5
Net Immigration: 10.0
Change in White population:-1,328 -3.5
Change in Non-White pop.:-325 -0.8




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
38,319
23,50861.35%
12,16231.74%
1,2743.32%
980.26%
5391.41%
7181.87%
14,81138.65%

2000
38,440
24,57563.93%
11,79930.69%
1,1533.00%
1030.27%
4061.06%
3790.99%
13,86536.07%

1990
35,518
24,20768.15%
9,96428.05%
1,0502.96%
980.28%
n/a
1990.56%
11,31131.85%

1980
38,440
25,94167.48%
11,28629.36%
9412.45%
240.06%
n/a
2480.65%
12,49932.52%

1970
34,906
23,73067.98%
10,59030.34%
5411.55%
80.02%
n/a
300.09%
11,176 32.02%

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

2000's
NumberRate
4,566 11.9
3,88910.1
-1,567-4.1
1110.3
-1,067 -2.8
946 2.5
1990's
NumberRate
5,023 14.1
4,13011.6
3881.1
470.1
368 1.0
2,554 7.2
1980's
NumberRate
5,148 13.4
3,790 9.9
-4,194 -10.9
n/a
-1,734 -4.5
-1,188 -3.1
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
-368 -1.1
n/a
2,211 6.3
1,323 3.8

Age, Family & Household Data for Escambia County, AL

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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
40.5
8,335 22.7%
28,331 77.3%
6,830 18.6%
13,022
2.63
7,845 60.2%
5,490 70.0%
826 10.5%
5,177 39.8%

2010
NumberPercent
39.2
8,679 22.6%
29,640 77.4%
5,812 15.2%
14,157
2.48
9,705 68.6%
6,532 67.3%
1,274 13.1%
4,452 31.4%

2000
NumberPercent
36.8
9,287 24.2%
29,153 75.8%
5,162 13.4%
14,277
2.48
10,102 70.8%
7,495 74.2%
1,227 12.1%
4,175 29.2%

1990
NumberPercent
33.8
9,488 26.7%
26,030 73.3%
4,910 13.8%
12,855
2.66
9,560 74.4%
7,431 77.7%
996 10.4%
3,295 25.6%

1980
NumberPercent
29.8
11,903 31.0%
26,537 69.0%
4,641 12.1%
12,553
2.93
9,842 78.4%
8,027 81.6%
880 8.9%
2,711 21.6%

2022 Housing Data for Escambia County, AL

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units16,715 
Median Value$122,000 
Occupied13,02277.9%
Vacant3,69322.1%
Owned8,74467.1%
Rented4,27832.9%
Median Rent$659 
Single-Family Units11,63669.6%
    Detached11,48868.7%
    Attached1480.9%
Buldings with 5+ Units8184.9%
Mobile Homes3,40520.4%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Escambia County, AL

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0001,32610.2%
$10,000 to $14,9991,0287.9%
$15,000 to $19,9999247.1%
$20,000 to $24,9996795.2%
$25,000 to $29,9998556.6%
$30,000 to $34,9998936.9%
$35,000 to $39,9995814.5%
$40,000 to $44,9997055.4%
$45,000 to $49,9996294.8%
$50,000 to $59,9991,1929.2%
$60,000 to $74,9999637.4%
$75,000 to $99,9991,35610.4%
$100,000 to $124,9997085.4%
$125,000 to $149,9993602.8%
$150,000 to $199,9995264.0%
$200,000 or more2972.3%
Median Household Income41,153 
Per Capita Income21,758 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state91 
Compared to U.S.75 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI9507.3%
Public Assistance1741.3%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps1,85514.2%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed11,38651.9%
Unemployed1,3106.0%
In Armed Forces00.0%
Total Labor Force12,69657.8%
Not in Labor Force9,26242.2%
Real Unemployment Rate 48.1%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector5,0394,27154.1%
Non-Profit35242645.2%
Self-Employed65133666.0%
Local Government38646945.1%
State Government31851238.3%
Federal Government6011234.9%
Total Private + Self5,6904,60755.3%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.1,1161,51942.4%
Total6,8066,12652.6%
Pct. Govt.14.4%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts1,2129.3%
Sales and Office Occupations2,77421.4%
Professional, Technical2,02815.6%
Service Occupations2,63820.3%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing850.7%
All others4,31233.3%
White Collar 46.4%
Industry
 Number%
Manufacturing2,05715.9%
Retail trade2,02615.6%
Health care and social assistance1,56612.1%
Accommodation and food services1,0177.8%
Other services1,0037.7%
Public administration1,0017.7%
Construction9397.2%
Educational services6905.3%
Arts, entertainment, recreation4853.7%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting3512.7%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.3142.4%
Transportation and warehousing3132.4%
Finance and insurance3072.4%
Utilities2361.8%
Wholesale trade1801.4%
Professional, scientific, technical1651.3%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction1070.8%
Information1050.8%
Real estate and rental and leasing930.7%
Management90.1%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Escambia County, AL

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican7822.13%
Puerto Rican750.20%
Cuban00.00%
Dominican00.00%
Total Central American340.09%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan00.00%
Honduran50.01%
Nicaraguan00.00%
Panamanian290.08%
Salvadoran00.00%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American250.07%
Argentinean150.04%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean00.00%
Colombian100.03%
Ecuadorian00.00%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian00.00%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan00.00%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic240.07%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Chinese500.14%
Filipino250.07%
Vietnamese70.02%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English34,20398.7%
Spanish2720.8%
Chinese500.1%
Other380.1%
German, other Germanic290.1%
Tagalog210.1%
French, Haitian, Cajun100.0%
Vietnamese70.0%
Other Indo-European60.0%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
American2,8127.7%
Irish2,1465.8%
English1,8535.0%
German1,4093.8%
Dutch4391.2%
Italian3891.1%
Scottish3811.0%
Scotch-Irish2640.7%
French2320.6%
European1850.5%
Swiss1730.5%
Welsh890.2%
African770.2%
Norwegian740.2%
Canadian550.1%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen36,73099.9%
Not a citizen250.1%
Native36,48699.3%
Foreign-born2690.7%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Escambia County, AL

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
1,159 4.6%3,356 13.2%11,293 44.4%6,456 25.4%2,168 8.5%1,029 4.0%
  Average years of education: 12.4
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 1,159 4.6%
9-12 Years 3,356 13.2%
H.S. Grad or GED 11,293 44.4%
Some College 6,456 25.4%
Bach. Degree 2,168 8.5%
Grad Degree 1,029 4.0%
Average years of education: 12.4

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


Historical Labor Force Data for Escambia County, AL

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 15,030 13,722 1,308 8.7% 6.8%
1991 15,247 13,854 1,393 9.1% 7.3%
1992 15,767 13,874 1,893 12.0% 7.5%
1993 16,099 14,509 1,590 9.9% 7.2%
1994 16,096 14,813 1,283 8.0% 6.2%
1995 16,300 14,963 1,337 8.2% 5.9%
1996 16,360 15,350 1,010 6.2% 5.2%
1997 16,882 15,788 1,094 6.5% 4.9%
1998 16,472 15,449 1,023 6.2% 4.5%
1999 16,536 15,488 1,048 6.3% 4.7%
2000 16,199 15,348 851 5.3% 4.6%
2001 15,632 14,663 969 6.2% 5.2%
2002 14,965 13,659 1,306 8.7% 5.9%
2003 14,700 13,438 1,262 8.6% 6.0%
2004 14,313 13,243 1,070 7.5% 5.6%
2005 14,289 13,500 789 5.5% 4.4%
2006 14,362 13,654 708 4.9% 4.0%
2007 14,324 13,549 775 5.4% 4.1%
2008 14,424 13,295 1,129 7.8% 5.8%
2009 14,683 12,863 1,820 12.4% 10.1%
2010 15,000 13,266 1,734 11.6% 10.4%
2011 14,967 13,361 1,606 10.7% 9.6%
2012 14,749 13,358 1,391 9.4% 8.2%
2013 14,281 13,037 1,244 8.7% 7.3%
2014 14,389 13,244 1,145 8.0% 6.7%
2015 14,564 13,535 1,029 7.1% 6.1%
2016 14,433 13,472 961 6.7% 5.9%
2017 14,408 13,667 741 5.1% 4.6%
2018 14,360 13,714 646 4.5% 3.9%
2019 14,613 14,095 518 3.5% 3.0%
2020 14,453 13,589 864 6.0% 5.9%
2021 14,142 13,576 566 4.0% 3.4%
2022 14,231 13,789 442 3.1% 2.6%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com