Etowah County PUMA, AL

Public Use Microdata Area (PUMA)

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2020 Population
102,721
0.0263% 1-year decline
US Senator
Richard Shelby
Republican Party
US Senator
Tommy Tuberville
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
41.3
0.242% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
16%
8.19% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$44,934
0.665% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$124,400
9.41% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
40,116
0.015% 1-year growth

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In 2020, Etowah County PUMA, AL had a population of 103k people with a median age of 41.3 and a median household income of $44,934. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Etowah County PUMA, AL declined from 102,748 to 102,721, a −0.0263% decrease and its median household income grew from $44,637 to $44,934, a 0.665% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Etowah County PUMA, AL are White (Non-Hispanic) (77.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (15.6%), White (Hispanic) (1.56%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.52%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.2%).

4.41% of the households in Etowah County PUMA, AL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.5% of the residents in Etowah County PUMA, AL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Etowah County PUMA, AL are Gadsden State Community College (1,172 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Etowah County PUMA, AL was $124,400, and the homeownership rate was 73%.

Most people in Etowah County PUMA, AL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25 minutes. The average car ownership in Etowah County PUMA, AL was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Etowah County PUMA, AL is home to a population of 103k people, from which 98.5% are citizens. As of 2020, 2.73% of Etowah County PUMA, AL residents were born outside of the country (2.81k people).

In 2020, there were 4.96 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (79.7k people) in Etowah County PUMA, AL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 16.1k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.6k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Etowah County PUMA, AL are Spanish (2,889 households), Arabic (189 households), and Tagalog (Incl. Filipino) (181 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
53,179
Women
51.8%
49,574
Men
48.2%

The resident population of United States in 2020 was 102,753 inhabitants, with 48.2% men, and 51.8% women.

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Citizenship

98.5%
2020 Citizenship
98.3%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 98.5% of Etowah County PUMA, AL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Etowah County PUMA, AL was 98.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Etowah County PUMA, AL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    79.7k ± 64
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    16.1k ± 214
  3. White (Hispanic)
    1.6k ± 426
4.08%
Hispanic Population
4.19k people

In 2020, there were 4.96 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (79.7k people) in Etowah County PUMA, AL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 16.1k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.6k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.08% of the people in Etowah County PUMA, AL are hispanic (4.19k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    754 ± 672 people
  2. Canada
    252 ± 389 people
  3. Philippines
    221 ± 365 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Etowah County PUMA, AL was Mexico, the natal country of 754 Etowah County PUMA, AL residents, followed by Canada with 252 and Philippines with 221.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.73%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
2.81k people
2.83%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
2.91k people

As of 2020, 2.73% of Etowah County PUMA, AL residents (2.81k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Etowah County PUMA, AL was 2.83%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    2,889 households (2.99%)
  2. Arabic
    189 households (0.195%)
  3. Tagalog (Incl. Filipino)
    181 households (0.187%)

4.41% of the households in Etowah County PUMA, AL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Etowah County PUMA, AL was Spanish. 2.99% of the households in Etowah County PUMA, AL reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,155 ± 290
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,377 ± 336
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    991 ± 236

Etowah County PUMA, AL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.56 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Etowah County PUMA, AL employs 40.1k people. The largest industries in Etowah County PUMA, AL are Restaurants & Food Services (3,446 people), Elementary & secondary schools (2,526 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,519 people), and the highest paying industries are Offices of physicians ($114,713), Plastics product manufacturing ($93,348), and Banking & related activities ($84,808).

Males in Etowah County PUMA, AL have an average income that is 1.26 times higher than the average income of females, which is $39,940. The income inequality in Etowah County PUMA, AL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.427, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
20,322
Women
50.7%
19,794
Men
49.3%

The workforce of Etowah County PUMA, AL in 2020 was 40,116 people, with 50.7% woman, and 49.3% men.

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Occupations

40.1k
2020 Value
0.015%
1 Year growth
± 0.015%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Etowah County PUMA, AL grew at a rate of 0.015%, from 40.1k employees to 40.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Etowah County PUMA, AL, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,527 people), Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (1,518 people), and Registered nurses (1,254 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Etowah County PUMA, AL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

40.1k
2020 Value
0.015%
1 Year growth
± 0.015%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Etowah County PUMA, AL grew at a rate of 0.015%, from 40.1k employees to 40.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Etowah County PUMA, AL, are Restaurants & Food Services (3,446 people), Elementary & secondary schools (2,526 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,519 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Etowah County PUMA, AL, though some of these residents may live in Etowah County PUMA, AL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$37,577
Median earning men ± $2,267
$25,872
Median earning women ± $1,109

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Information ($80,759), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($53,492), and Public Administration ($46,500).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Wholesale Trade ($46,071), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($36,351), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($36,048).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Alabama. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Alabama to other states, or from other states to Alabama.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $52.4B
  2. $22.9B
  3. $20.4B

In 2020, the top outbound Alabama product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $52.4B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($22.9B) and Base metals ($20.4B).

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$282B
2020 Value in Alabama
$539B
Projected 2050 Value in Alabama
91.3% growth

In 2020, total outbound Alabama trade was $282B. This is expected to increase 91.3% to $539B by 2050.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Alabama to other states, or from other states to Alabama.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $31.7B
  2. $21.3B
  3. $14.3B

In 2020, the top outbound Alabama domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Georgia with $31.7B, followed by Florida with $21.3B and Tennessee and $14.3B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Alabama shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Richard Shelby and Tommy Tuberville are the senators currently representing the state of Alabama. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Alabama is currently represented by 7 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Alabama

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Richard Shelby
Senator from Alabama3
Assumed office on January 3, 1987
Until 1994, Richard Shelby won election to the Senate as a member of the Democratic Party.
Tommy Tuberville
Senator from Alabama2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021

Richard Shelby and Tommy Tuberville are the senators currently representing Alabama.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Alabama

Alabama is currently represented by 7 members in the U.S. house.

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In 2020, universities in Etowah County PUMA, AL awarded 1,172 degrees. The student population of Etowah County PUMA, AL in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 1,517 male students and 2,476 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Etowah County PUMA, AL are White (852 and 74.7%), followed by Black or African American (216 and 18.9%), Hispanic or Latino (35 and 3.07%), and Two or More Races (15 and 1.31%).

The largest universities in Etowah County PUMA, AL by number of degrees awarded are Gadsden State Community College (1,172 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Etowah County PUMA, AL are General Studies (240 and 20.5%), Industrial Mechanics & Maintenance Technology (166 and 14.2%), and Registered Nursing (127 and 10.8%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2020 there were 3,993 students enrolled in Etowah County PUMA, AL, 38% men and 62% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 2,822 records, of which 60.9% were women and 39.1% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 240 degree-majors awarded
  2. 127 degree-majors awarded
  3. 61 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Etowah County PUMA, AL was General Studies with 240 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
1,172 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Gadsden State Community College with 1,172 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2020, 546 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Etowah County PUMA, AL, which is 0.872 times less than the 626 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 852 degrees mean that there were 3.94 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 216 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($4,096) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($1,080) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($1,600) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2020, 1.05% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.763% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Etowah County PUMA, AL in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (26.2k), Some college (21.6k), and Secondary Education (15k).

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The median property value in Etowah County PUMA, AL was $124,400 in 2020, which is 0.541 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $113,700 to $124,400, a 9.41% increase. The homeownership rate in Etowah County PUMA, AL is 73%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Etowah County PUMA, AL have an average commute time of 25 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Etowah County PUMA, AL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Etowah County PUMA, AL is $44,934. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Etowah County PUMA, AL was Hoover (North), Vestavia Hills & Homewood Cities PUMA, AL with a value of $83,941, followed by Shelby County PUMA, AL and Huntsville City (Far West & Southwest) PUMA, AL, with respective values of $78,851 and $70,933.

Property

$124,400
Median Property Value 2020
±$5,049
$28,285
Median Property Taxes
±$1,208

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Etowah County PUMA, AL the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

73%
Homeownership
2020
64%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 73% of the housing units in Etowah County PUMA, AL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 72.6%.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Etowah County PUMA, AL was Hoover (North), Vestavia Hills & Homewood Cities PUMA, AL with a value of $83,941, followed by Shelby County PUMA, AL and Huntsville City (Far West & Southwest) PUMA, AL, with respective values of $78,851 and $70,933.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Etowah County PUMA, AL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$44,934
Median Household Income
± $1,643
38.8k
Number of Households
± 1,448

In 2020, the median household income of the 38.8k households in Etowah County PUMA, AL grew to $44,934 from the previous year's value of $44,637.

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Wage Distribution

0.427
2020 Wage GINI in Etowah County PUMA, AL
0.43
2019 Wage GINI in Etowah County PUMA, AL

In 2020, the income inequality in Etowah County PUMA, AL was 0.427 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.707% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Etowah County PUMA, AL was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Etowah County PUMA, AL in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (88%)
  2. Carpooled (7.58%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.08%)

In 2020, 88% of workers in Etowah County PUMA, AL drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.58%) and those who worked at home (3.08%).

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Commute Time

25 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Etowah County PUMA, AL have a shorter commute time (25 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 3.13% of the workforce in Etowah County PUMA, AL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Etowah County PUMA, AL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Etowah County PUMA, AL have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

16% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Etowah County PUMA, AL (16.2k out of 101k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Etowah County PUMA, AL is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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88.5% of the population of Etowah County PUMA, AL has health coverage, with 42.1% on employee plans, 16.5% on Medicaid, 14.1% on Medicare, 14.5% on non-group plans, and 1.38% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Alabama was $7,281 in 2014. This is a 4.07% increase from the previous year ($6,996).

Primary care physicians in Alabama see 1534 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.583% decrease from the previous year (1543 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2005 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 923 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Alabama, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,534 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Alabama

Primary care physicians in Alabama see an average of 1,534 patients per year. This represents a 0.583% decrease from the previous year (1,543 patients).

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Alabama across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23% under 18 years, 18.9% between 18 and 34 years, 39.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.3% were men and 52.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

11.5%
Uninsured
42.1%
Employer Coverage
16.5%
Medicaid
14.1%
Medicare
14.5%
Non-Group
1.38%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Etowah County PUMA, AL grew by 8.45% from 10.6% to 11.5%.

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