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Calhoun County, Alabama (AL)

County population in 2014: 115,916 (66% urban, 34% rural); it was 112,249 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 19,074
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 13,478
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 32,845
Renter-occupied apartments: 14,779 (it was 12,462 in 2000)
% of renters here:

28%
State:

30%

Land area: 608 sq. mi.

Water area: 3.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 191 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Calhoun County: 82.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (29.3%), Educational, health and social services (19.4%), Retail trade (10.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 75%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 19%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Calhoun County, Alabama:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (73.6%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (20.4%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (3.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Asian alone (0.7%)
Median resident age:  38.0 years
Alabama median age:  37.0 years
Males: 55,895  (48.2%)
Females: 60,021  (51.8%)
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Calhoun County,AL real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Calhoun County:

2.0 people
Alabama:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $36,205 ($31,768 in 1999)

This county:

$36205
Alabama:

$42849

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $428 (lower quartile is $351, upper quartile is $515)
This county:

$428
State:

$515


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $92,900 (it was $65,700 in 2000)
Calhoun:

$92,900
Alabama:

$122,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $55,200 - $162,100
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,023
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $316

Institutionalized population: 1,263

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 13
  • Robberies: 6
  • Assaults: 18
  • Burglaries: 280
  • Thefts: 595
  • Auto thefts: 11

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 6
  • Robberies: 12
  • Assaults: 7
  • Burglaries: 175
  • Thefts: 506
  • Auto thefts: 1
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 264 buildings, average cost: $126,500
  • 2008: 183 buildings, average cost: $138,900
  • 2009: 139 buildings, average cost: $130,600
  • 2010: 99 buildings, average cost: $149,800
  • 2011: 73 buildings, average cost: $141,000
  • 2012: 71 buildings, average cost: $146,100
  • 2013: 59 buildings, average cost: $157,600
  • 2014: 102 buildings, average cost: $138,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $528 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $327 (0.4%)

Calhoun County household income distribution in 2009 Calhoun County home values distribution Calhoun County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 21.8%
(17.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.2% for Black residents, 27.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.0% for American Indian residents, 32.9% for other race residents, 30.1% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 21.8%
Calhoun County:

21.8%
Alabama:

18.7%
(17.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.2% for Black residents, 25.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.1% for American Indian residents, 29.1% for other race residents, 26.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 37 years old
(Males: 35 years old, Females: 38 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41 years old, Black residents: 31 years old, American Indian residents: 45 years old, Asian residents: 35 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25 years old, Other race residents: 19 years old)

Area name: Anniston-Oxford, AL MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Calhoun County is $382 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $474 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $626 a month.

Cities in this county include: Anniston, Oxford, Websters Chapel-Alexandria Valley, Saks, Jacksonville, Choccolocco, Piedmont, West End-Cobb Town, Alexandria, Weaver.

Calhoun County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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Neighboring counties: Greenlee County, Arizona , Maricopa County, Arizona , Dallas County, Arkansas , Horry County, South Carolina , Ouachita County, Arkansas , Oglethorpe County, Georgia , Lamar County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.8%
Alabama:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 7,129
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 73.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,907 (50% naturalized citizens)

Calhoun County:

1.7%
Whole state:

2.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 475
  • 1990 to 1994: 297
  • 1985 to 1989: 252
  • 1980 to 1984: 224
  • 1975 to 1979: 145
  • 1970 to 1974: 98
  • 1970 to 1974: 72
  • 1965 to 1969: 344

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 84.5%

Calhoun County marital status for males Calhoun County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 35,333
  • One, attached: 1,049
  • Two: 1,301
  • 3 or 4: 1,228
  • 5 to 9: 1,397
  • 10 to 19: 668
  • 20 or more: 1,319
  • Mobile homes: 8,978
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 49

Housing units in Calhoun County with a mortgage: 14,164 (1,437 second mortgage, 1,329 home equity loan, 10 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 10,245

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

64.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Calhoun County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant67,564204
Mainline Protestant7,06642
Black Protestant5,16324
Catholic3,1924
Other1,5906
Orthodox401
None33,957-
Calhoun County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 31
Calhoun County:

2.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
This county:

0.71 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 87
Calhoun County:

7.71 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 76
This county:

6.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Calhoun County:

13.5%
Alabama:

11.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Calhoun County:

33.2%
State:

31.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.1%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Calhoun County:

Average size of farms: 111 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $63,975
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $419.01
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 14.64%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 81.76%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $53,435
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 24.99%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 8.31%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $33,520
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.95%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 20.30
Corn for grain: 1023 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 726 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 2794 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 1633 harvested acres
Vegetables: 42 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 77 acres

Earthquake activity:

Calhoun County-area historical earthquake activity is near Alabama state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 53.1 miles away from Calhoun County center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 86.1 miles away from the county center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 191.6 miles away from the county center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 116.3 miles away from the county center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 200.1 miles away from Calhoun County center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 177.1 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • AlabamaSevere Storms, Tornadoes, and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: April 27, 2011, Emergency Declared (EM-3319): April 27, 2011, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3319, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Wind
  • AlabamaSevere Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 15, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1971): April 28, 2011, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1971, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • AlabamaHurricane Gustav, Incident Period: August 29, 2008 to September 3, 2008, Emergency Declared (EM-3292): August 30, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3292, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • AlabamaHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3237): September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3237, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • AlabamaHurricane Ivan, Incident Period: September 13, 2004 to September 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1549): September 15, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1549, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • AlabamaSevere Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: May 5, 2003 to May 30, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1466): May 12, 2003, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1466, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • AlabamaSevere Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: November 5, 2002 to November 12, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1442): November 14, 2002, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1442, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • AlabamaSevere Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: November 24, 2001 to November 25, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1399): December 7, 2001, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1399, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • AlabamaHurricane Opal, Incident Period: October 4, 1995 to October 8, 1995, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1070): October 4, 1995, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1070, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • AlabamaSevere Storm, Flooding, Tornado, Incident Period: March 27, 1994 to April 10, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1019): March 30, 1994, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1019, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Calhoun County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 9, Floods: 6, Hurricanes: 4, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (31%)
  • Germany (13%)
  • Korea (9%)
  • India (5%)
  • Canada (4%)
  • United Kingdom (3%)
  • Japan (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Calhoun County (%):

  • United States or American (32%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • English (9%)
  • German (5%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • Italian (1%)

Calhoun County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 40,171 (85%)
  • Carpooled: 5,011 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 166 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 9 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 9 (0%)
  • Taxi: 60 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 50 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 36 (0%)
  • Walked: 543 (1%)
  • Other means: 335 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 791 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Calhoun County, Alabama in 2000:

  • 1,159 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 427 people in nursing homes
  • 357 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 172 people in other group homes
  • 160 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 75 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 35 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 20 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 19 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 4 people in military barracks, etc.

People in group quarters in Calhoun County, Alabama in 2010:

  • 1,405 people in college/university student housing
  • 469 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 461 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 177 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 98 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 74 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 62 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 58 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 58 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 24 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 20 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 13 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $46,138.

4.75% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,505 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.75%
Alabama average:

6.02%


0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($350 average AGI)
Calhoun County:

0.05%
Alabama average:

0.05%

2.85% relocated from other counties in Alabama ($16,876 average AGI)
1.85% relocated from other states ($12,278 average AGI)
Calhoun County:

1.85%
Alabama average:

2.63%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Talladega County, AL  0.71% ($32,240 average AGI)
from Etowah County, AL  0.47% ($27,598)
from Cleburne County, AL  0.24% ($25,596)
from Jefferson County, AL  0.19% ($27,360)
from St. Clair County, AL  0.17% ($30,841)
from Clay County, AL  0.11% ($29,174)
from Montgomery County, AL  0.08% ($18,656)


5.48% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,277 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.48%
Alabama average:

6.06%


0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($393 average AGI)
Calhoun County:

0.05%
Alabama average:

0.06%

3.06% relocated to other counties in Alabama ($17,939 average AGI)
2.37% relocated to other states ($13,944 average AGI)
Calhoun County:

2.37%
Alabama average:

2.67%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Talladega County, AL  0.71% ($32,744 average AGI)
to Etowah County, AL  0.44% ($32,363)
to Jefferson County, AL  0.33% ($26,692)
to St. Clair County, AL  0.23% ($35,871)
to Cleburne County, AL  0.19% ($29,816)
to Shelby County, AL  0.13% ($41,352)
to Madison County, AL  0.10% ($52,667)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.4
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.0

Births per 1000 population in Calhoun County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Calhoun County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 11.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.6

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Calhoun County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 16.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 3.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Calhoun County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Calhoun County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 22,432 (16,293 aged, 6,139 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,759 (6%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Calhoun County, Alabama in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (2115)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1486)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (1022)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (866)
  • Congestive heart failure (845)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (817)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (580)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (563)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (549)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (506)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 102.3. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 78.0
  • Other - 24.3

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 148.4. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 117.7
  • Other - 30.7

Household type by relationship:

Households: 115,653
  • In family households: 96,343 (20,967 male householders, 10,642 female householders)
    22,168 spouses, 31,790 children (28,590 natural, 895 adopted, 2,305 stepchildren), 4,073 grandchildren, 1,122 brothers or sisters, 936 parents, 1,515 other relatives, 2,401 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 19,310 (7,155 male householders (5,725 living alone)), 8,567 female householders (7,404 living alone)), 3,588 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,919 (1,263 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 14,265 2-persons, 7,741 3-persons, 5,687 4-persons, 2,517 5-persons, 901 6-persons, 498 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 13,129 1-person, 2,028 2-persons, 390 3-persons, 129 4-persons, 30 5-persons, 7 6-persons, 9 7-or-more-persons.

16,188 married couples with children.
6,736 single-parent households (1,160 men, 5,576 women).

96.5% of residents of Calhoun County speak English at home.
1.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (75% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (57% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (65% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $1,111,238,000 ($9884 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $354,531,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $457,409,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $172,581,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $4,133,000
Federal grants: $108,099,000
Federal procurement contracts: $233,391,000 ($184,294,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $135,624,000 ($113,560,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $40,265,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $41,112,000
Federal Government insurance: $42,471,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 7,797
Here:

70 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 6,937
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

53 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +359
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+6 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,163
Here -10 per 1000 residents
State +2 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Calhoun County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 22.01 millions of gallons per day (85% from ground, 15% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 734
  • 2000 to 2004: 6,189
  • 1990 to 1999: 6,849
  • 1980 to 1989: 7,005
  • 1970 to 1979: 11,651
  • 1960 to 1969: 6,956
  • 1950 to 1959: 6,381
  • 1940 to 1949: 4,424
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,871
Rooms in houses/apartments in Calhoun County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 45
  • 2 rooms: 155
  • 3 rooms: 517
  • 4 rooms: 3,395
  • 5 rooms: 8,575
  • 6 rooms: 8,608
  • 7 rooms: 5,311
  • 8 rooms: 3,331
  • 9+ rooms: 2,908
  • 1 room: 150
  • 2 rooms: 807
  • 3 rooms: 1,619
  • 4 rooms: 3,851
  • 5 rooms: 2,977
  • 6 rooms: 1,769
  • 7 rooms: 797
  • 8 rooms: 332
  • 9+ rooms: 160
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Calhoun County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 132
  • 1 bedroom: 513
  • 2 bedrooms: 7,388
  • 3 bedrooms: 18,936
  • 4 bedrooms: 4,968
  • 5+ bedrooms: 908
  • no bedroom: 286
  • 1 bedroom: 2,171
  • 2 bedrooms: 5,728
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,693
  • 4 bedrooms: 522
  • 5+ bedrooms: 62
Cars and other vehicles available in Calhoun County, Alabama in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 1,623
  • 1 vehicle: 8,459
  • 2 vehicles: 13,785
  • 3 vehicles: 6,381
  • 4 vehicles: 1,872
  • 5+ vehicles: 725
  • no vehicle: 1,943
  • 1 vehicle: 6,045
  • 2 vehicles: 3,374
  • 3 vehicles: 767
  • 4 vehicles: 249
  • 5+ vehicles: 84

58% of Calhoun County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 65% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 47% lived in Alabama.

Calhoun County:

57.7%
State average:

58.1%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 83466
  • Northeast: 3135
  • Midwest: 4530
  • South: 15508
  • West: 2478

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $51,500


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Calhoun County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (49.2%)
  • Electricity (37.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11.6%)
  • Wood (0.9%)
  • Utility gas (49.6%)
  • Electricity (40.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 952
Here:

7.8%
Alabama:

10.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 482
Here:

8.7%
Alabama:

10.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 337
Here:

5.4%
Alabama:

14.1%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Calhoun County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - General - Other: $4,411,000
    Regular Highways: $3,786,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $7,470,000
    General - Other: $6,708,000
    Police Protection: $3,822,000
    Financial Administration: $3,440,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,245,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,036,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,572,000
    Central Staff Services: $983,000
    General Public Buildings: $562,000
    Parks and Recreation: $284,000
    Health - Other: $203,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $58,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $575,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $65,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $3,703,000
    Solid Waste Management: $39,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $11,204,000

Calhoun County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $3,363,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,704,000
    Parks and Recreation: $96,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,116,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,908,000
    Sale of Property: $1,163,000
    Interest Earnings: $221,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $11,545,000
    Highways: $6,715,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,156,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,586,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,681,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $1,164,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $644,000
    Other License: $492,000

Calhoun County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,185,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,490,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,800,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,105,000

Calhoun County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,831,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 4,368
  • Number of aged recipients: 273
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 4,095
  • Number of recipients under 18: 670
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 3,033
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 665
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 1,711
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 1,907
Calhoun County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Calhoun County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 28 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED348$127,670317$105,8081,784$125,392173$41,8554$282,000258$70,279106$45,613
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED19$114,36839$86,410165$126,57025$55,3601$6,000,0007$83,57122$61,636
APPLICATIONS DENIED76$107,053154$57,013834$114,970157$34,5030$064$56,547128$47,859
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN34$101,70649$110,306508$121,85025$54,5200$019$102,89522$66,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$139,3339$138,667140$134,00710$60,9000$02$103,5008$62,125
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 22 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED41$157,00049$174,6730$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED17$146,76523$159,5653$132,333
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$135,57117$173,5291$115,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$82,5005$174,2000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$188,5003$136,0001$179,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Calhoun County, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1,22371.0 years
William98972.5 years
Mary89676.4 years
John86773.9 years
Robert50271.3 years
Willie43473.9 years
Charles40768.9 years
Annie37778.9 years
George36974.3 years
Thomas32072.1 years
Most common last names in Calhoun County, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith57372.6 years
Johnson39873.4 years
Williams33572.9 years
Brown32472.3 years
Jones30874.0 years
Martin18773.6 years
Davis18673.1 years
Jackson17971.9 years
Wilson17774.3 years
Phillips17475.5 years
Businesses in Calhoun County, AL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T4Lane Furniture3
Ace Hardware2Little Caesars Pizza2
Advance Auto Parts3Long John Silver's1
Aeropostale1Lowe's2
American Eagle Outfitters1Marriott2
Applebee's1Maurices1
Arby's4McDonald's6
AutoZone2Motel 61
Bath & Body Works1New Balance12
Baymont Inn1Nike11
Bed Bath & Beyond1Nissan1
Blockbuster1OfficeMax2
Burger King3Old Navy1
CVS3Olive Garden1
Chevrolet1Outback1
Chick-Fil-A3Outback Steakhouse1
Church's Chicken1Papa John's Pizza2
Comfort Inn1Payless2
Comfort Suites1Penske1
Cracker Barrel1PetSmart1
Curves2Pizza Hut3
Days Inn1Popeyes1
Domino's Pizza1Quiznos3
DressBarn1RadioShack1
Dressbarn1Red Lobster1
Econo Lodge1Rite Aid4
FedEx11Rue211
Firestone Complete Auto Care1SAS Shoes1
Foot Locker1SONIC Drive-In5
Ford1Sears3
GNC2Shoe Carnival1
GameStop2Sleep Inn1
Gap1Spencer Gifts1
H&R Block5Sprint Nextel1
Hardee's3Starbucks2
Havertys Furniture1Subway9
Hilton1Super 81
Hobby Lobby1T-Mobile3
Holiday Inn1T.J.Maxx1
Home Depot1Taco Bell3
Honda1Target1
Howard Johnson1Toyota1
Hyundai1Toys"R"Us1
IHOP1U-Haul6
JCPenney1UPS21
Jones New York2Verizon Wireless1
KFC3Victoria's Secret1
Kincaid1Waffle House6
Kmart1Walgreens3
Kohl's1Walmart3
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's1
Lane Bryant1

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  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"