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Limestone County, AL


Metropolitan Statistical Area: Huntsville, AL
Designated Market Area: Huntsville-Decatur-Florence, AL-TN
USDA County Type (2015): Government, Low Employment, Retirement Destination
American Communities Project County Type (2023): Evangelical Hubs

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2022 population: 110,900   ( 28,118 from 2010)
Land area: 560.0 square miles
Population density: 198.0 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:82,563 74.45% 26.8%
Black:15,54014.01% 50.1%
Indian:6230.56% 27.9%
Asian:2,3362.11% 149.3%
2+ races:2,4252.19% 98.4%
Hispanic:7,4136.68% 61.5%
Total non-White:28,33725.55% 60.4%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:2,601 12.6
Deaths:2,48012.0
Net Migration: 7,13134.4
Net Immigration: 650.3
Change in White population:17,451 21.1
Change in Non-White pop.:10,667 12.9




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
82,782
65,11278.65%
10,35012.50%
4870.59%
9371.13%
1,2221.48%
4,5915.55%
17,67021.35%

2000
65,676
54,14282.44%
8,70313.25%
2930.45%
2390.36%
5310.81%
1,7402.65%
11,53417.56%

1990
54,135
46,55486.00%
7,04113.01%
1590.29%
1990.37%
n/a
1820.34%
7,58114.00%

1980
46,005
39,06884.92%
6,51814.17%
680.15%
1320.29%
n/a
2170.47%
6,93715.08%

1970
41,699
34,19482.00%
7,33717.60%
90.02%
100.02%
n/a
1210.29%
7,505 18.00%

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

2000's
NumberRate
8,286 12.6
5,5898.5
10,12515.4
4030.6
10,970 16.7
6,136 9.3
1990's
NumberRate
8,254 15.2
5,1509.5
6,49612.0
1150.2
7,588 14.0
3,953 7.3
1980's
NumberRate
6,783 14.7
4,056 8.8
5,852 12.7
n/a
7,486 16.3
644 1.4
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
351 0.8
n/a
4,874 11.7
-568 -1.4

Age, Family & Household Data for Limestone 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
40.2
23,004 20.7%
87,896 79.3%
16,023 14.4%
38,572
2.62
27,092 70.2%
21,758 80.3%
1,784 6.6%
11,480 29.8%

2010
NumberPercent
38.4
19,859 24.0%
62,923 76.0%
10,187 12.3%
31,446
2.54
22,876 72.7%
17,923 78.3%
1,944 8.5%
8,570 27.3%

2000
NumberPercent
35.9
16,283 24.8%
49,393 75.2%
7,367 11.2%
24,668
2.56
18,359 74.4%
14,854 80.9%
1,547 8.4%
6,309 25.6%

1990
NumberPercent
32.8
13,654 25.2%
40,481 74.8%
6,077 11.2%
19,755
2.65
15,430 78.1%
13,011 84.3%
945 6.1%
4,325 21.9%

1980
NumberPercent
29.4
14,377 31.3%
31,628 68.7%
4,904 10.7%
15,328
2.97
12,639 82.5%
10,879 86.1%
615 4.9%
2,689 17.5%

2022 Housing Data for Limestone County, AL

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units42,616 
Median Value$229,400 
Occupied38,57290.5%
Vacant4,0449.5%
Owned29,96877.7%
Rented8,60422.3%
Median Rent$861 
Single-Family Units33,89879.5%
    Detached33,20577.9%
    Attached6931.6%
Buldings with 5+ Units2,7516.5%
Mobile Homes4,41510.4%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Limestone County, AL

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0001,2923.3%
$10,000 to $14,9991,4873.9%
$15,000 to $19,9991,4443.7%
$20,000 to $24,9991,3773.6%
$25,000 to $29,9991,0402.7%
$30,000 to $34,9991,4333.7%
$35,000 to $39,9991,3843.6%
$40,000 to $44,9991,1463.0%
$45,000 to $49,9991,0202.6%
$50,000 to $59,9993,4739.0%
$60,000 to $74,9993,1218.1%
$75,000 to $99,9995,64114.6%
$100,000 to $124,9993,7719.8%
$125,000 to $149,9993,1448.2%
$150,000 to $199,9994,18010.8%
$200,000 or more3,6199.4%
Median Household Income80,146 
Per Capita Income37,504 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state106 
Compared to U.S.87 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI1,8904.9%
Public Assistance3931.0%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps3,1578.2%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed43,38667.6%
Unemployed1,8352.9%
In Armed Forces460.1%
Total Labor Force45,26770.5%
Not in Labor Force18,92629.5%
Real Unemployment Rate 32.3%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector19,32313,24759.3%
Non-Profit1,0621,92035.6%
Self-Employed3,3911,26872.8%
Local Government1,4591,50749.2%
State Government7311,41434.1%
Federal Government1,85088267.7%
Total Private + Self22,71414,51561.0%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.5,1025,72347.1%
Total27,81620,23857.9%
Pct. Govt.16.3%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts7,57815.8%
Sales and Office Occupations9,19819.1%
Professional, Technical11,78424.5%
Service Occupations6,22913.0%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing3260.7%
All others13,30127.7%
White Collar 59.4%
Industry
 Number%
Manufacturing9,11018.9%
Retail trade5,22710.9%
Health care and social assistance4,93510.3%
Professional, scientific, technical4,4479.2%
Educational services4,0728.5%
Construction3,9358.2%
Public administration3,2046.7%
Accommodation and food services3,1516.6%
Other services2,1814.5%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.1,4082.9%
Transportation and warehousing1,3502.8%
Finance and insurance1,3322.8%
Wholesale trade8011.7%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting7441.5%
Utilities6421.3%
Information4911.0%
Arts, entertainment, recreation4911.0%
Real estate and rental and leasing4000.8%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction1400.3%
Management290.1%

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

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican4,7474.56%
Puerto Rican5190.50%
Cuban1490.14%
Dominican2090.20%
Total Central American4910.47%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan2510.24%
Honduran1800.17%
Nicaraguan00.00%
Panamanian470.05%
Salvadoran130.01%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American550.05%
Argentinean310.03%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean00.00%
Colombian240.02%
Ecuadorian00.00%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian00.00%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan00.00%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic4180.40%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Indian1,0060.97%
Chinese2990.29%
Vietnamese2370.23%
Korean1490.14%
Filipino1210.12%
Japanese770.07%
Cambodian200.02%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English92,06293.5%
Spanish4,1694.2%
Other Indo-European6040.6%
German, other Germanic4040.4%
Vietnamese2370.2%
French, Haitian, Cajun2280.2%
Other Asian2190.2%
Korean1960.2%
Arabic1430.1%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
American12,83712.3%
English12,61112.1%
Irish10,56210.1%
German8,5038.2%
Scottish2,4212.3%
Italian2,1302.0%
Scotch-Irish2,0902.0%
French1,7341.7%
European1,6161.6%
Polish6720.6%
British6080.6%
Welsh5670.5%
Norwegian5570.5%
Dutch5410.5%
Scandinavian4580.4%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen102,46798.3%
Not a citizen1,7321.7%
Native100,23596.2%
Foreign-born3,9643.8%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Limestone County, AL

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
3,141 4.3%6,119 8.4%20,320 27.8%21,910 30.0%13,776 18.9%7,801 10.7%
  Average years of education: 13.3
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 3,141 4.3%
9-12 Years 6,119 8.4%
H.S. Grad or GED 20,320 27.8%
Some College 21,910 30.0%
Bach. Degree 13,776 18.9%
Grad Degree 7,801 10.7%
Average years of education: 13.3

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


Historical Labor Force Data for Limestone County, AL

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 26,696 24,943 1,753 6.6% 6.8%
1991 26,980 24,756 2,224 8.2% 7.3%
1992 27,282 25,373 1,909 7.0% 7.5%
1993 27,208 25,622 1,586 5.8% 7.2%
1994 27,369 25,806 1,563 5.7% 6.2%
1995 26,800 25,477 1,323 4.9% 5.9%
1996 27,468 26,194 1,274 4.6% 5.2%
1997 28,279 27,168 1,111 3.9% 4.9%
1998 28,994 27,785 1,209 4.2% 4.5%
1999 29,133 28,075 1,058 3.6% 4.7%
2000 33,039 31,770 1,269 3.8% 4.6%
2001 33,450 31,976 1,474 4.4% 5.2%
2002 33,230 31,448 1,782 5.4% 5.9%
2003 34,062 32,188 1,874 5.5% 6.0%
2004 34,683 32,921 1,762 5.1% 5.6%
2005 35,029 33,486 1,543 4.4% 4.4%
2006 35,804 34,508 1,296 3.6% 4.0%
2007 36,415 35,171 1,244 3.4% 4.1%
2008 37,419 35,596 1,823 4.9% 5.8%
2009 38,219 34,795 3,424 9.0% 10.1%
2010 38,356 34,700 3,656 9.5% 10.4%
2011 38,994 35,648 3,346 8.6% 9.6%
2012 39,017 36,267 2,750 7.0% 8.2%
2013 39,391 36,891 2,500 6.3% 7.3%
2014 39,648 37,244 2,404 6.1% 6.7%
2015 39,848 37,653 2,195 5.5% 6.1%
2016 40,349 38,229 2,120 5.3% 5.9%
2017 41,411 39,692 1,719 4.2% 4.6%
2018 42,790 41,274 1,516 3.5% 3.9%
2019 44,272 43,081 1,191 2.7% 3.0%
2020 44,624 42,724 1,900 4.3% 5.9%
2021 46,983 45,845 1,138 2.4% 3.4%
2022 48,335 47,322 1,013 2.1% 2.6%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com