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Morgan County, AL


Metropolitan Statistical Area: Decatur, AL
Designated Market Area: Huntsville-Decatur-Florence, AL-TN
USDA County Type (2015): Manufacturing
American Communities Project County Type (2023): Working Class Country

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2022 population: 124,211   ( 4,721 from 2010)
Land area: 579.7 square miles
Population density: 214.3 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:91,919 74.00% 0.7%
Black:16,22513.06% 15.4%
Indian:1,0240.82% 10.3%
Asian:8950.72% 21.9%
2+ races:2,7952.25% 43.5%
Hispanic:11,3539.14% 24.0%
Total non-White:32,29226.00% 20.0%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:3,204 13.0
Deaths:3,83815.5
Net Migration: 1,2995.3
Net Immigration: 460.2
Change in White population:-666 -0.6
Change in Non-White pop.:5,387 4.5




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
119,490
92,58577.48%
14,05911.77%
9280.78%
7340.61%
1,9481.63%
9,1567.66%
26,90522.52%

2000
111,064
92,58483.36%
12,38311.15%
7270.65%
5160.46%
1,1471.03%
3,6453.28%
18,48016.64%

1990
100,043
88,94288.90%
9,9109.91%
4110.41%
2650.26%
n/a
5150.51%
11,10111.10%

1980
90,231
80,75489.50%
8,6109.54%
760.08%
1850.21%
n/a
5860.65%
9,47710.50%

1970
77,306
69,52589.93%
7,4519.64%
310.04%
310.04%
n/a
2620.34%
7,781 10.07%

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

2000's
NumberRate
14,096 12.7
10,0699.1
8330.8
2,0711.9
1 0.0
8,425 7.6
1990's
NumberRate
14,961 15.0
9,4919.5
4,3404.3
2600.3
3,642 3.6
7,379 7.4
1980's
NumberRate
13,838 15.3
7,949 8.8
4,508 5.0
n/a
8,188 9.1
1,624 1.8
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
4,641 6.0
n/a
11,229 14.5
1,696 2.2

Age, Family & Household Data for Morgan 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
40.6
28,181 22.7%
96,030 77.3%
22,059 17.8%
48,004
2.52
31,864 66.4%
23,915 75.1%
2,967 9.3%
16,140 33.6%

2010
NumberPercent
39.0
28,624 24.0%
90,866 76.0%
16,871 14.1%
47,030
2.50
33,135 70.5%
24,858 75.0%
3,376 10.2%
13,895 29.5%

2000
NumberPercent
36.6
28,238 25.4%
82,826 74.6%
13,650 12.3%
43,515
2.51
31,633 72.7%
25,565 80.8%
2,838 9.0%
11,882 27.3%

1990
NumberPercent
33.7
25,947 25.9%
74,096 74.1%
11,676 11.7%
37,687
2.61
28,710 76.2%
24,127 84.0%
2,016 7.0%
8,977 23.8%

1980
NumberPercent
30.0
27,571 30.6%
62,660 69.4%
9,048 10.0%
31,419
2.84
25,350 80.7%
21,949 86.6%
1,653 6.5%
6,069 19.3%

2022 Housing Data for Morgan County, AL

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units53,324 
Median Value$174,800 
Occupied48,00490.0%
Vacant5,32010.0%
Owned34,92272.7%
Rented13,08227.3%
Median Rent$791 
Single-Family Units39,97975.0%
    Detached38,21971.7%
    Attached1,7603.3%
Buldings with 5+ Units5,2209.8%
Mobile Homes5,50910.3%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Morgan County, AL

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0002,2524.7%
$10,000 to $14,9992,1504.5%
$15,000 to $19,9992,0774.3%
$20,000 to $24,9992,4805.2%
$25,000 to $29,9992,4285.1%
$30,000 to $34,9992,7655.8%
$35,000 to $39,9991,7373.6%
$40,000 to $44,9991,7893.7%
$45,000 to $49,9991,9934.2%
$50,000 to $59,9993,7937.9%
$60,000 to $74,9994,5259.4%
$75,000 to $99,9995,81212.1%
$100,000 to $124,9994,6359.7%
$125,000 to $149,9992,9646.2%
$150,000 to $199,9993,7367.8%
$200,000 or more2,8686.0%
Median Household Income61,588 
Per Capita Income33,223 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state98 
Compared to U.S.81 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI3,0126.3%
Public Assistance5891.2%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps5,98012.5%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed47,75068.2%
Unemployed2,1313.0%
In Armed Forces320.0%
Total Labor Force49,91371.3%
Not in Labor Force20,08428.7%
Real Unemployment Rate 31.7%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector23,38217,20957.6%
Non-Profit1,0661,79737.2%
Self-Employed3,1531,68765.1%
Local Government1,2751,97439.2%
State Government6481,04738.2%
Federal Government1,03075657.7%
Total Private + Self26,53518,89658.4%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.4,0195,57441.9%
Total30,55424,47055.5%
Pct. Govt.12.2%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts6,34011.5%
Sales and Office Occupations11,00820.0%
Professional, Technical11,90321.6%
Service Occupations8,00214.5%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing2480.5%
All others17,83932.4%
White Collar 53.1%
Industry
 Number%
Manufacturing11,38320.7%
Retail trade6,84112.4%
Health care and social assistance5,57310.1%
Construction5,2079.5%
Educational services3,8947.1%
Professional, scientific, technical3,7666.8%
Accommodation and food services3,6366.6%
Other services2,7715.0%
Public administration2,0063.6%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.1,8883.4%
Transportation and warehousing1,8203.3%
Finance and insurance1,5992.9%
Wholesale trade1,2202.2%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting8311.5%
Arts, entertainment, recreation6831.2%
Information6791.2%
Real estate and rental and leasing6351.2%
Utilities5481.0%
Management640.1%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction480.1%

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

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican7,6306.20%
Puerto Rican5440.44%
Cuban3100.25%
Dominican220.02%
Total Central American1,4681.19%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan1,3961.13%
Honduran420.03%
Nicaraguan00.00%
Panamanian00.00%
Salvadoran50.00%
Other Central American250.02%
Total South American940.08%
Argentinean00.00%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean200.02%
Colombian340.03%
Ecuadorian230.02%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian00.00%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan170.01%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic7770.63%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Thai1620.13%
Vietnamese1300.11%
Korean770.06%
Indian640.05%
Filipino550.04%
Chinese530.04%
Indonesian350.03%
Japanese130.01%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English105,89991.5%
Spanish7,9126.8%
Arabic7900.7%
Other Indo-European4140.4%
German, other Germanic2420.2%
Other1630.1%
Other Asian1070.1%
Korean770.1%
Tagalog510.0%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
American20,14016.4%
English14,76912.0%
Irish10,6328.6%
German7,7596.3%
Scottish2,5622.1%
European2,3001.9%
Italian1,8121.5%
Scotch-Irish1,5801.3%
French1,1000.9%
British1,0050.8%
Dutch9890.8%
Welsh7740.6%
Other Arab7150.6%
Polish5430.4%
Greek3690.3%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen118,46096.2%
Not a citizen4,6423.8%
Native116,77694.9%
Foreign-born6,3265.1%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Morgan County, AL

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
5,067 6.0%7,468 8.8%26,134 30.8%25,965 30.6%13,494 15.9%6,746 7.9%
  Average years of education: 12.9
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 5,067 6.0%
9-12 Years 7,468 8.8%
H.S. Grad or GED 26,134 30.8%
Some College 25,965 30.6%
Bach. Degree 13,494 15.9%
Grad Degree 6,746 7.9%
Average years of education: 12.9

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


Historical Labor Force Data for Morgan County, AL

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 50,544 47,288 3,256 6.4% 6.8%
1991 50,871 47,219 3,652 7.2% 7.3%
1992 50,859 46,960 3,899 7.7% 7.5%
1993 51,584 47,951 3,633 7.0% 7.2%
1994 52,386 48,870 3,516 6.7% 6.2%
1995 53,360 50,221 3,139 5.9% 5.9%
1996 53,811 51,245 2,566 4.8% 5.2%
1997 54,989 52,420 2,569 4.7% 4.9%
1998 56,203 53,929 2,274 4.0% 4.5%
1999 56,823 54,404 2,419 4.3% 4.7%
2000 56,614 54,205 2,409 4.3% 4.6%
2001 56,580 53,654 2,926 5.2% 5.2%
2002 55,482 51,944 3,538 6.4% 5.9%
2003 55,442 51,834 3,608 6.5% 6.0%
2004 56,042 52,679 3,363 6.0% 5.6%
2005 55,553 53,069 2,484 4.5% 4.4%
2006 55,946 53,712 2,234 4.0% 4.0%
2007 56,760 54,729 2,031 3.6% 4.1%
2008 56,997 53,912 3,085 5.4% 5.8%
2009 56,231 50,661 5,570 9.9% 10.1%
2010 57,844 51,711 6,133 10.6% 10.4%
2011 58,319 52,836 5,483 9.4% 9.6%
2012 57,472 52,866 4,606 8.0% 8.2%
2013 56,951 52,979 3,972 7.0% 7.3%
2014 56,135 52,450 3,685 6.6% 6.7%
2015 54,782 51,538 3,244 5.9% 6.1%
2016 54,413 51,395 3,018 5.5% 5.9%
2017 54,881 52,555 2,326 4.2% 4.6%
2018 56,908 54,930 1,978 3.5% 3.9%
2019 58,288 56,777 1,511 2.6% 3.0%
2020 58,899 56,265 2,634 4.5% 5.9%
2021 59,785 58,258 1,527 2.6% 3.4%
2022 60,820 59,548 1,272 2.1% 2.6%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com