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Chambers County, Alabama (AL)

County population in 2019: 33,845 (51% urban, 49% rural); it was 36,583 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 5,392
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,451
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 10,992
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,090 (it was 3,530 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

30%

Land area: 597 sq. mi.

Water area: 5.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 57 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Chambers County: 81.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (31.5%), Educational, health and social services (18.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 81%
  • Government: 15%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 4%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Chambers County, AL (2019)
    • 18,68555.1%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 13,53539.9%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 8402.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3741.1%Asian alone
    • 3381.0%Two or more races
    • 950.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 200.06%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

42.4 years
Alabama median age:

39.4 years
Males: 16,158  (47.7%)
Females: 17,687  (52.3%)
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Average household size:
Chambers County:

2.0 people
Alabama:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $43,291 ($29,667 in 1999)
This county:

$43,291
Alabama:

$51,734

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $500 (lower quartile is $376, upper quartile is $677)
This county:

$500
State:

$597


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $104,789 (it was $56,700 in 2000)
Chambers:

$104,789
Alabama:

$154,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $65,236 - $172,016
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $944
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $344

Institutionalized population: 344

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 5
  • Assaults: 22
  • Burglaries: 63
  • Thefts: 130
  • Auto thefts: 7

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 6
  • Burglaries: 27
  • Thefts: 62
  • Auto thefts: 4
Chambers County, AL map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 28 buildings, average cost: $92,200
  • 1998: 26 buildings, average cost: $76,600
  • 1999: 18 buildings, average cost: $112,100
  • 2000: 26 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2001: 22 buildings, average cost: $84,800
  • 2002: 19 buildings, average cost: $151,400
  • 2003: 11 buildings, average cost: $107,500
  • 2004: 17 buildings, average cost: $123,700
  • 2005: 14 buildings, average cost: $108,500
  • 2006: 22 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 2007: 24 buildings, average cost: $89,500
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2009: 16 buildings, average cost: $157,900
  • 2010: 10 buildings, average cost: $87,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $212,500
  • 2012: 9 buildings, average cost: $118,900
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $171,300
  • 2014: 8 buildings, average cost: $117,900
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $170,000
  • 2016: 12 buildings, average cost: $152,600
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $212,500
  • 2018: 15 buildings, average cost: $113,600
  • 2019: 9 buildings, average cost: $103,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Chambers, AL residents
Average permit cost in Chambers, AL
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $404 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $306 (0.3%)

Distribution of median household income in Chambers, AL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Chambers, AL in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Chambers, AL in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 15.9%
Chambers County:

15.9%
Alabama:

15.5%
(13.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.1% for Black residents, 48.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 32.3% for American Indian residents, 33.3% for other race residents, 34.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 42.4 years old
(Males: 40.6 years old, Females: 44.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47.4 years old, Black residents: 39.4 years old, American Indian residents: 50.1 years old, Asian residents: 42.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21.2 years old, Other race residents: 10.6 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Chambers County is $392 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $435 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $590 a month.

Cities in this county include: Langdale, Valley, Lanett, La Fayette, Huguley, Milltown, Penton, Fredonia, Abanda, Waverly.

Chambers County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Chambers County: Willow Point Country Club (A), Still Waters Marina (B), Pleasant Point Marina (C), Piney Woods Marina (D), Pine Point Marina (E), Lake Hill Marina (F), Coley Creek Sewage Disposal Plant (G), Camp Assca (H), Camp Alamisco (I), Blue Creek Marina (J), The Barroom (K), Younds Landing (L), Smyrna Community Center (M), Union Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department (N), Buttston Volunteer Fire Department (O), Reeltown - Macedonia Fire Department (P), Reeltown Volunteer Fire Department (Q), Willow Point Volunteer Fire Department (R), Union Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department (S), Pace's Point Volunteer Fire and Rescue (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Chambers County include: Mount Carmel Church (A), Mount Godfrey Church (B), Mount Zion Church (C), Pleasant Valley Church (D), Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church (E), New Concord Church (F), New Harmony Church (G), New Hope Church (H), New Pine Grove Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Holley Cemetery (1), Concord Cemetery (2), Milam Cemetery (3), Craft Cemetery (4), Seleta Cemetery (5), Antioch Cemetery (6), Old Salem Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Martin Lake (A), Russell Pond (B), Denny Lake (C), Parrish Pond (D), Whatley Pond (E), Monaghan Lake (F), Miller Lake (G), Nolen Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Sweetwater Creek (A), Sugar Creek (B), Still Branch (C), Soapstone Creek (D), Chatahospee Creek (E), Coon Creek (F), Emuckfaw Creek (G), Galloway Creek (H), Rotton Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Chambers County include: Double Bridges Park (1), Wind Creek State Park (2), Horseshoe Bend National Military Park (3), Maxwell-Gunter Recreation Area (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Hidalgo County, New Mexico , Luna County, New Mexico , Greene County , San Diego County, California , Randolph County , Tallapoosa County , Taylor County, Georgia .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.3%
Alabama:

4.0%

Unemployment by year in Chambers, AL
County total employment by year in Chambers, AL
County average yearly wages by year in Chambers, AL

Current college students: 1,122
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 13.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 626 (24.5% naturalized citizens)

Chambers County:

1.9%
Whole state:

3.6%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 3962010 or later
  • 1042000 to 2009
  • 531990 to 1999
  • 511980 to 1989
  • 201970 to 1979
  • 76Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 60.0%

Chambers County marital status for males Chambers County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 11,928
  • One, attached: 85
  • Two: 554
  • 3 or 4: 472
  • 5 to 9: 457
  • 10 to 19: 431
  • 20 to 49: 249
  • 50 or more: 699
  • Mobile homes: 2,275
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 28

Housing units in Chambers County with a mortgage: 4,381 (104 second mortgage, 129 home equity loan, 16 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,860

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

55.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Chambers County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,90362
Black Protestant5,78021
Mainline Protestant3,08033
Catholic2491
Other2392
None11,964-
Chambers 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: 7
Chambers County:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

1.15 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Chambers County:

6.91 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 16
This county:

4.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Chambers County:

15.1%
Alabama:

11.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Chambers County:

35.7%
State:

31.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

7.0%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Chambers County:

Average size of farms: 303 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $18,293
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $157.22
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 10.89%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 77.67%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $17,752
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 8.57%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $27,990
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.81%
Average age of principal farm operators: 60 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 15.71
Corn for grain: 157 harvested acres
Vegetables: 103 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 126 acres

Tornado activity:

Chambers County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Alabama state average. It is 2297303.2 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 14 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 11/22/1992, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Chambers County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alabama state average. It is 55% greater 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 112.6 miles away from Chambers 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 119.3 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 168.8 miles away from the county center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 12.3 mi) earthquake occurred 112.6 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 175.4 miles away from Chambers County center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 158.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Alabama Severe Storms And Flooding, Incident Period: February 5, 2020 - March 6, 2020, FEMA Id: 4546, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Alabama Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4503, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Alabama Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: December 23, 2015 to December 31, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4251: January 21, 2016, FEMA Id: 4251, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Alabama Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: April 27, 2011 to May 31, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3319: April 27, 2011, FEMA Id: 3319, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Wind
  • Alabama Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 15, 2011 to May 31, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1971: April 28, 2011, FEMA Id: 1971, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Alabama Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: August 29, 2008 to September 03, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3292: August 30, 2008, FEMA Id: 3292, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Alabama Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3237: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3237, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Alabama Hurricane Dennis, Incident Period: July 10, 2005 to July 16, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1593: July 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 1593, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Alabama Hurricane Ivan, Incident Period: September 13, 2004 to September 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1549: September 15, 2004, FEMA Id: 1549, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Alabama Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: May 05, 2003 to May 30, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1466: May 12, 2003, FEMA Id: 1466, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 7 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Chambers County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 7, Hurricanes: 5, Winds: 4, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Chambers

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 7,668 (85.6%)
  • Carpooled: 829 (9.3%)
  • Bus: 10 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 49 (0.5%)
  • Walked: 119 (1.3%)
  • Worked at home: 282 (3.1%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Production occupations (26%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Production occupations (21%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Management occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Guatemala (36%)
  • Korea (33%)
  • Mexico (7%)
  • India (6%)
  • Romania (4%)
  • Philippines (4%)
  • Latvia (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Chambers County


  • American (27%)
  • English (4%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • European (2%)
  • German (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • African (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 303 people in nursing homes
  • 173 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 30 people in other group homes
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally retarded

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

  • 207 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 137 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 97 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 15 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $39,883.

6.85% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,457 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.85%
Alabama average:

5.95%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.64% relocated from other counties in Alabama ($17,502 average AGI)
3.20% relocated from other states ($15,955 average AGI)
Chambers County:

3.20%
Alabama average:

2.56%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lee County, AL  2.21% ($34,247 average AGI)
from Troup County, GA  1.10% ($26,832)
from Randolph County, AL  0.39% ($28,370)
from Tallapoosa County, AL  0.20% ($30,792)


6.88% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,467 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.88%
Alabama average:

5.97%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.66% relocated to other counties in Alabama ($17,824 average AGI)
3.21% relocated to other states ($15,643 average AGI)
Chambers County:

3.21%
Alabama average:

2.59%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lee County, AL  2.27% ($35,435 average AGI)
to Troup County, GA  1.21% ($30,493)
to Randolph County, AL  0.32% ($26,053)
to Tallapoosa County, AL  0.19% ($37,652)
to Harris County, GA  0.19% ($61,609)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.1

Births per 1000 population in Chambers County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 13.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Chambers County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 11.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.9

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Chambers County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 11.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 2.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Chambers County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Chambers County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Chambers County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Chambers County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Chambers County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Chambers County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 7,102 (5,218 aged, 1,884 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 529 (6%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Chambers County, Alabama in 1999 - 2019:

  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (516)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (499)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (340)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (276)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (247)
  • Congestive heart failure (240)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (213)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (188)
  • Unspecified dementia (85)
  • Other lack of expected normal physiological development (57)

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

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 92.1. This is less than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 33,845
  • Male householders: 6,452 (1,663 living alone), Female householders: 7,208 (2,509 living alone)
  • 5,738 spouses (5,626 opposite-sex spouses), 1,076 unmarried partners, (1,076 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 8,870 children (8,170 natural, 220 adopted, 479 stepchildren), 1,842 grandchildren, 574 brothers or sisters, 463 parents, 86 foster children, 469 other relatives, 703 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 526

Size of family households: 4,552 2-persons, 1,818 3-persons, 1,304 4-persons, 538 5-persons, 365 6-persons, 75 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,178 1-person, 851 2-persons, 19 3-persons, 7 4-persons, 17 5-persons.

2,901 married couples with children.
2,433 single-parent households (450 men, 1,983 women).

97.3% of residents of Chambers speak English at home.
1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (55% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 17% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (50% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (41% speak English very well, 58% speak English well, 2% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $225,636,000 ($6,344 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $16,747,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $106,220,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $57,518,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,394,000
Federal grants: $44,438,000
Federal procurement contracts: $11,877,000 ($10,932,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,190,000 ($558,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $317,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $9,942,000
Federal Government insurance: $9,221,000

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

Births: 2,377
Here:

67 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,488
Here:

70 per 1000 residents
State:

53 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +85
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+6 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,056
Here -30 per 1000 residents
State +2 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Chambers County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 6.21 millions of gallons per day (0% from ground, 100% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.7

Year house built in Chambers County, Alabama
  • Year house built in Chambers County, Alabama
  • 4582014 or later
  • 5142010 to 2013
  • 1,9032000 to 2009
  • 2,2001990 to 1999
  • 2,1601980 to 1989
  • 3,5951970 to 1979
  • 1,8691960 to 1969
  • 1,5471950 to 1959
  • 8511940 to 1949
  • 1,9651939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Chambers County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Chambers County, Alabama
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Chambers County, Alabama
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 1003 rooms
  • 9774 rooms
  • 2,2525 rooms
  • 2,1806 rooms
  • 1,7397 rooms
  • 9258 rooms
  • 1,0019+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chambers County, Alabama
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chambers County, Alabama
  • 7601 room
  • 902 rooms
  • 3483 rooms
  • 1,0524 rooms
  • 1,1425 rooms
  • 5416 rooms
  • 2697 rooms
  • 1928 rooms
  • 549+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Chambers County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Chambers County, Alabama
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Chambers County, Alabama
  • 0no bedroom
  • 891 bedroom
  • 1,9252 bedrooms
  • 5,4783 bedrooms
  • 1,3684 bedrooms
  • 2725+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chambers County, Alabama
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chambers County, Alabama
  • 768no bedroom
  • 5131 bedroom
  • 1,6802 bedrooms
  • 1,2563 bedrooms
  • 1924 bedrooms
  • 395+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Chambers County, Alabama in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Chambers County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Chambers County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 439no vehicle
  • 2,3441 vehicle
  • 3,2222 vehicles
  • 2,0063 vehicles
  • 7374 vehicles
  • 4655+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Chambers County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Chambers County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 531no vehicle
  • 1,8051 vehicle
  • 1,4312 vehicles
  • 5433 vehicles
  • 1274 vehicles
  • 265+ vehicles

89.9% of Chambers County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 56% lived in Alabama.

Chambers County:

89.9%
State average:

86.3%

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

  • This state: 24,656
  • Other state: 8,387
  • Northeast: 429
  • Midwest: 868
  • South: 6,400
  • West: 706
Year householders moved into unit in Chambers County, AL
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Chambers County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 66.7%Electricity
  • 18.8%Utility gas
  • 11.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.3%Wood
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 79.9%Electricity
  • 12.0%Utility gas
  • 6.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Wood
  • 0.5%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 283
Here:

8.7%
Alabama:

11.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 184
Here:

14.3%
Alabama:

13.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 146
Here:

10.6%
Alabama:

12.5%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Chambers County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $1,546,000
    Central Staff Services: $457,000
    Solid Waste Management: $202,000
    General Public Buildings: $158,000
    Local Fire Protection: $135,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $19,000
  • Long Term Debt - Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $484,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $484,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,917,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,792,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,753,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $956,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $177,000
    Tobacco Products Sales: $13,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,148,000

Chambers County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $1,546,000
    Central Staff Services: $457,000
    Solid Waste Management: $202,000
    General Public Buildings: $158,000
    Local Fire Protection: $135,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $19,000
  • Long Term Debt - Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $484,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $484,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,917,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,792,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,753,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $956,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $177,000
    Tobacco Products Sales: $13,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,148,000

Chambers County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $1,546,000
    Central Staff Services: $457,000
    Solid Waste Management: $202,000
    General Public Buildings: $158,000
    Local Fire Protection: $135,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $19,000
  • Long Term Debt - Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $484,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $484,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,917,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,792,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,753,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $956,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $177,000
    Tobacco Products Sales: $13,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,148,000

Chambers County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $1,546,000
    Central Staff Services: $457,000
    Solid Waste Management: $202,000
    General Public Buildings: $158,000
    Local Fire Protection: $135,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $19,000
  • Long Term Debt - Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $484,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $484,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,917,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,792,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,753,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $956,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $177,000
    Tobacco Products Sales: $13,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,148,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,548
  • Number of aged recipients: 185
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,363
  • Number of recipients under 18: 252
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 907
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 389
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 626
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 673
Most common first names in Chambers County, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary43777.8 years
James41771.8 years
William30673.3 years
John27073.7 years
Willie22771.8 years
Annie17980.4 years
Robert16471.8 years
George16174.6 years
Thomas9975.5 years
Charlie9974.8 years
Most common last names in Chambers County, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith27376.8 years
Williams16175.0 years
Johnson14675.7 years
Jones10574.1 years
Brown8973.4 years
Davis8474.7 years
Brooks7973.4 years
Holloway7875.3 years
Sims6975.4 years
Bailey6972.6 years
Businesses in Chambers County, AL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1KFC1
Advance Auto Parts1Kroger1
Arby's1La-Z-Boy1
AutoZone1Lane Furniture1
Burger King1Little Caesars Pizza1
CVS1Nike1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Church's Chicken1SONIC Drive-In1
Circle K2Sears1
Days Inn1Subway2
Domino's Pizza1T-Mobile1
Econo Lodge1Taco Bell1
FedEx2True Value1
Ford1U-Haul2
Goodwill2UPS1
H&R Block1Waffle House2
Holiday Inn1Walmart1

Chambers County on our top lists:

  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"