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Hale County, AL


Metropolitan Statistical Area: Tuscaloosa, AL
Designated Market Area: Birmingham, AL
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: 14,595   ( 1,165 from 2010)
Land area: 644.0 square miles
Population density: 22.7 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:5,841 40.02% 6.0%
Black:8,30656.91% 10.4%
Indian:360.25% 56.5%
Asian:570.39% 58.3%
2+ races:1190.82% 56.6%
Hispanic:2361.62% 68.6%
Total non-White:8,75459.98% 8.3%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:434 14.7
Deaths:59920.3
Net Migration: -38-1.3
Net Immigration: 60.2
Change in White population:-372 -2.4
Change in Non-White pop.:-793 -5.0




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
15,760
6,21339.42%
9,26558.79%
230.15%
360.23%
760.48%
1400.89%
9,54760.58%

2000
17,185
6,80339.59%
10,07458.62%
300.17%
290.17%
810.47%
1570.91%
10,38260.41%

1990
15,498
6,23640.24%
9,11758.83%
290.19%
290.19%
n/a
870.56%
9,26259.76%

1980
15,604
5,74336.80%
9,49060.82%
00.00%
250.16%
n/a
3462.22%
9,86163.20%

1970
15,888
5,37333.82%
10,50566.12%
20.01%
80.05%
n/a
00.00%
10,515 66.18%

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

2000's
NumberRate
2,055 12.0
1,75810.2
-515-3.0
300.2
-590 -3.4
-835 -4.9
1990's
NumberRate
2,662 17.2
1,92712.4
8865.7
80.1
567 3.7
1,120 7.2
1980's
NumberRate
2,736 17.5
1,807 11.6
-947 -6.1
n/a
493 3.2
-599 -3.8
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
-1,800 -11.3
n/a
370 2.3
-654 -4.1

Age, Family & Household Data for Hale 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
3,454 23.7%
11,141 76.3%
2,903 19.9%
5,403
2.69
3,158 58.4%
2,128 67.4%
156 4.9%
2,245 41.6%

2010
NumberPercent
40.0
3,915 24.8%
11,845 75.2%
2,370 15.0%
6,273
2.46
4,245 67.7%
2,601 61.3%
716 16.9%
2,028 32.3%

2000
NumberPercent
34.7
5,055 29.4%
12,130 70.6%
2,333 13.6%
6,427
2.63
4,650 72.4%
3,012 64.8%
792 17.0%
1,777 27.6%

1990
NumberPercent
31.8
4,862 31.4%
10,636 68.6%
2,471 15.9%
5,381
2.83
4,028 74.9%
2,728 67.7%
604 15.0%
1,353 25.1%

1980
NumberPercent
28.5
5,325 34.1%
10,279 65.9%
2,421 15.5%
4,911
3.13
3,813 77.6%
2,788 73.1%
459 12.0%
1,098 22.4%

2022 Housing Data for Hale County, AL

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units7,464 
Median Value$109,400 
Occupied5,40372.4%
Vacant2,06127.6%
Owned4,18777.5%
Rented1,21622.5%
Median Rent$668 
Single-Family Units4,21056.4%
    Detached4,19356.2%
    Attached170.2%
Buldings with 5+ Units2002.7%
Mobile Homes2,85338.2%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Hale County, AL

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0005059.3%
$10,000 to $14,99967412.5%
$15,000 to $19,9994548.4%
$20,000 to $24,9995029.3%
$25,000 to $29,9992244.1%
$30,000 to $34,9993185.9%
$35,000 to $39,9991402.6%
$40,000 to $44,9991833.4%
$45,000 to $49,9991843.4%
$50,000 to $59,9992715.0%
$60,000 to $74,9994338.0%
$75,000 to $99,99964511.9%
$100,000 to $124,9992634.9%
$125,000 to $149,9992835.2%
$150,000 to $199,9991532.8%
$200,000 or more1713.2%
Median Household Income35,851 
Per Capita Income23,690 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state99 
Compared to U.S.81 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI67412.5%
Public Assistance1963.6%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps1,41826.2%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed5,19159.8%
Unemployed4505.2%
In Armed Forces190.2%
Total Labor Force5,66065.2%
Not in Labor Force3,01734.8%
Real Unemployment Rate 40.0%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector1,8201,78850.4%
Non-Profit7318428.4%
Self-Employed4767187.0%
Local Government223555.8%
State Government20737635.5%
Federal Government322556.1%
Total Private + Self2,2961,85955.3%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.33494026.2%
Total2,6302,79948.4%
Pct. Govt.18.7%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts62511.5%
Sales and Office Occupations93317.2%
Professional, Technical1,43326.4%
Service Occupations98918.2%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing1112.0%
All others1,45326.7%
White Collar 55.1%
Industry
 Number%
Health care and social assistance99718.4%
Manufacturing95617.6%
Retail trade78114.4%
Educational services61011.2%
Accommodation and food services56110.3%
Other services2805.2%
Transportation and warehousing2574.7%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting1863.4%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.1813.3%
Public administration1502.8%
Construction1482.7%
Finance and insurance1132.1%
Professional, scientific, technical1072.0%
Utilities380.7%
Wholesale trade290.5%
Arts, entertainment, recreation160.3%
Information120.2%
Management70.1%
Real estate and rental and leasing40.1%

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

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican00.00%
Puerto Rican00.00%
Cuban00.00%
Dominican00.00%
Total Central American110.07%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan00.00%
Honduran110.07%
Nicaraguan00.00%
Panamanian00.00%
Salvadoran00.00%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American00.00%
Argentinean00.00%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean00.00%
Colombian00.00%
Ecuadorian00.00%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian00.00%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan00.00%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic140.09%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Korean90.06%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English13,65599.1%
Spanish870.6%
Other190.1%
Korean90.1%
German, other Germanic40.0%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
English9116.2%
Irish7455.1%
American6804.6%
German4913.3%
Welsh2221.5%
Greek1070.7%
Scotch-Irish880.6%
Scottish880.6%
French810.5%
Scandinavian710.5%
European640.4%
Dutch510.3%
Polish290.2%
African280.2%
British180.1%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen14,71599.8%
Not a citizen270.2%
Native14,65099.4%
Foreign-born920.6%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Hale County, AL

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
514 5.2%1,425 14.3%3,768 37.8%2,639 26.4%1,079 10.8%555 5.6%
  Average years of education: 12.5
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 514 5.2%
9-12 Years 1,425 14.3%
H.S. Grad or GED 3,768 37.8%
Some College 2,639 26.4%
Bach. Degree 1,079 10.8%
Grad Degree 555 5.6%
Average years of education: 12.5

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


Historical Labor Force Data for Hale County, AL

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 6,213 5,731 482 7.8% 6.8%
1991 6,121 5,559 562 9.2% 7.3%
1992 6,414 5,756 658 10.3% 7.5%
1993 6,946 6,270 676 9.7% 7.2%
1994 7,216 6,530 686 9.5% 6.2%
1995 7,118 6,456 662 9.3% 5.9%
1996 7,151 6,566 585 8.2% 5.2%
1997 7,385 6,823 562 7.6% 4.9%
1998 7,393 6,825 568 7.7% 4.5%
1999 7,048 6,519 529 7.5% 4.7%
2000 7,023 6,596 427 6.1% 4.6%
2001 7,063 6,547 516 7.3% 5.2%
2002 7,077 6,481 596 8.4% 5.9%
2003 7,114 6,513 601 8.4% 6.0%
2004 7,052 6,528 524 7.4% 5.6%
2005 7,033 6,654 379 5.4% 4.4%
2006 7,176 6,802 374 5.2% 4.0%
2007 6,994 6,611 383 5.5% 4.1%
2008 6,997 6,461 536 7.7% 5.8%
2009 6,828 5,933 895 13.1% 10.1%
2010 6,439 5,485 954 14.8% 10.4%
2011 6,288 5,428 860 13.7% 9.6%
2012 6,223 5,492 731 11.7% 8.2%
2013 6,206 5,475 731 11.8% 7.3%
2014 6,041 5,448 593 9.8% 6.7%
2015 6,034 5,562 472 7.8% 6.1%
2016 5,933 5,478 455 7.7% 5.9%
2017 5,932 5,568 364 6.1% 4.6%
2018 5,954 5,653 301 5.1% 3.9%
2019 6,076 5,834 242 4.0% 3.0%
2020 6,075 5,503 572 9.4% 5.9%
2021 5,913 5,589 324 5.5% 3.4%
2022 5,961 5,729 232 3.9% 2.6%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com