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Chilton County, Alabama (AL)

County population in 2016: 44,017 (13% urban, 87% rural); it was 39,593 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 7,255
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,423
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 12,571
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,880 (it was 2,716 in 2000)
% of renters here:

18%
State:

30%

Land area: 694 sq. mi.

Water area: 6.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 63 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Chilton County: 82.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Retail trade (25.6%), Construction (22.1%), Educational, health and social services (13.5%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (13.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 69%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 28%
  • Unpaid family work: 3%
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Races in Chilton County, Alabama:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (80.2%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (10.1%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (7.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Asian alone (0.5%)
Median resident age:  39.1 years
Alabama median age:  39.0 years
Males: 21,649  (49.2%)
Females: 22,368  (50.8%)
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Chilton County,AL real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Chilton County:

2.0 people
Alabama:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $44,020 ($32,588 in 1999)

This county:

$44,020
Alabama:

$46,257

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $460 (lower quartile is $334, upper quartile is $593)
This county:

$460
State:

$559


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $105,038 (it was $70,500 in 2000)
Chilton:

$105,038
Alabama:

$136,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $59,350 - $178,292
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $997
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $316

Institutionalized population: 312

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 11
  • Robberies: 4
  • Assaults: 359
  • Burglaries: 216
  • Thefts: 326
  • Auto thefts: 13
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2004: 47 buildings, average cost: $156,300
  • 2005: 80 buildings, average cost: $129,800
  • 2006: 105 buildings, average cost: $136,300
  • 2007: 86 buildings, average cost: $133,700
  • 2008: 37 buildings, average cost: $134,300
  • 2009: 20 buildings, average cost: $128,400
  • 2010: 22 buildings, average cost: $134,900
  • 2011: 17 buildings, average cost: $137,900
  • 2012: 17 buildings, average cost: $128,000
  • 2013: 17 buildings, average cost: $121,500
  • 2014: 14 buildings, average cost: $83,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $451 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $368 (0.4%)

Chilton County household income distribution in 2009 Chilton County home values distribution Chilton County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 18.8%
Chilton County:

18.8%
Alabama:

17.1%
(15.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.7% for Black residents, 40.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 39.4% for other race residents, 9.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 39.1 years old
(Males: 38.2 years old, Females: 39.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42.7 years old, Black residents: 35.8 years old, American Indian residents: 56.7 years old, Asian residents: 25.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.2 years old, Other race residents: 26.4 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Chilton County is $413 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $459 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $577 a month.

Cities in this county include: Clanton, Verbena, Mineral Springs, Isabella-Pletcher, Jemison, Thorsby, Maplesville.

Chilton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Neighboring counties: Lafayette County, Arkansas , Freestone County, Texas , Muscogee County, Georgia , Lynn County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.3%
Alabama:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 935
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 80.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,407 (16.1% naturalized citizens)

Chilton County:

5.5%
Whole state:

3.4%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 396
  • 2000 to 2009: 1,164
  • 1990 to 1999: 559
  • 1980 to 1989: 212
  • 1970 to 1979: 61
  • Before 1970: 120
Note: State values scaled to Chilton County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 47.3%

Chilton County marital status for males Chilton County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 12,063
  • One, attached: 242
  • Two: 224
  • 3 or 4: 186
  • 5 to 9: 271
  • 10 to 19: 121
  • 20 to 49: 43
  • 50 or more: 34
  • Mobile homes: 6,179
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 19

Housing units in Chilton County with a mortgage: 6,153 (77 second mortgage, 215 home equity loan, 33 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,527

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

56.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Chilton County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant26,60898
Mainline Protestant1,80514
Black Protestant1,1167
Catholic7091
Other2502
None13,155-
Chilton 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
Chilton County:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.47 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Chilton County:

7.11 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 18
This county:

4.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Chilton County:

9.8%
Alabama:

11.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Chilton County:

33.9%
State:

31.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.2%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Chilton County:

Average size of farms: 147 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $19,651
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $499.99
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 13.20%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 31.15%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $20,768
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 18.36%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 4.33%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $34,426
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.65%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 17.26
Corn for grain: 861 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 1095 harvested acres
Vegetables: 1,121 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 3,002 acres

Earthquake activity:

Chilton County-area historical earthquake activity is near Alabama state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 50.3 miles away from Chilton 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 124.4 miles away from the county center
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) earthquake occurred 128.9 miles away from the county center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 89.5 miles away from the county center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 73.7 miles away from Chilton County center
On 12/12/1997 at 08:42:20, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 55.4 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, Tornadoes, Straight-Line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: January 22, 2012 to January 23, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4052: February 01, 2012, FEMA Id: 4052, 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 Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: December 12, 2009 to December 18, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1870: December 31, 2009, FEMA Id: 1870, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 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 Hurricane Opal, Incident Period: October 04, 1995 to October 08, 1995, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1070: October 04, 1995, FEMA Id: 1070, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Alabama Severe Snowfall, Winter Storm, Incident Period: March 13, 1993 to March 17, 1993, Emergency Declared EM-3096: March 15, 1993, FEMA Id: 3096, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snowfall
  • 6 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Chilton County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Hurricanes: 5, Winds: 4, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

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

  • Mexico (73%)
  • Guatemala (7%)
  • Philippines (5%)
  • Ukraine (3%)
  • England (2%)
  • Canada (2%)
  • Other Western Asia (1%)

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

  • American (33%)
  • English (6%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • German (4%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • Italian (1%)
  • European (1%)

Chilton County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 8,851 (83.0%)
  • Carpooled: 1,156 (10.8%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 139 (1.3%)
  • Bicycle: 5 (0.0%)
  • Walked: 112 (1.1%)
  • Worked at home: 368 (3.5%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 148 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 135 people in nursing homes
  • 21 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 19 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 10 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 8 people in other group homes

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

  • 171 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 141 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 29 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 26 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 26 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $44,432.

5.33% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,907 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.33%
Alabama average:

6.02%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.81% relocated from other counties in Alabama ($21,082 average AGI)
1.52% relocated from other states ($8,825 average AGI)
Chilton County:

1.52%
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 Shelby County, AL  1.33% ($29,070 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, AL  0.56% ($35,538)
from Autauga County, AL  0.45% ($28,524)
from Montgomery County, AL  0.21% ($22,000)
from Elmore County, AL  0.20% ($23,857)
from Bibb County, AL  0.15% ($27,619)
from Talladega County, AL  0.10% ($23,214)


5.43% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,689 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.43%
Alabama average:

6.06%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.93% relocated to other counties in Alabama ($20,313 average AGI)
1.50% relocated to other states ($7,376 average AGI)
Chilton County:

1.50%
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 Shelby County, AL  1.04% ($27,586 average AGI)
to Jefferson County, AL  0.56% ($24,128)
to Autauga County, AL  0.52% ($34,521)
to Montgomery County, AL  0.26% ($20,946)
to Elmore County, AL  0.14% ($22,550)
to Bibb County, AL  0.14% ($32,579)
to Dallas County, AL  0.12% ($28,765)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.4

Births per 1000 population in Chilton County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Chilton County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 10.4

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Chilton County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 19.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Chilton County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Chilton County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 6,765 (4,988 aged, 1,777 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,023 (9%)

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 Chilton County, Alabama in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (754)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (489)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (410)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (309)
  • Congestive heart failure (305)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (238)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (207)
  • Unspecified dementia (205)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (177)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (174)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 150.7. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 122.7
  • Other - 28.0

Household type by relationship:

Households: 44,017
  • In family households: 37,393 (6,119 male householders, 5,263 female householders)
    8,558 spouses, 13,082 children (11,876 natural, 504 adopted, 704 stepchildren), 1,816 grandchildren, 517 brothers or sisters, 388 parents, 955 other relatives, 677 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 6,194 (2,614 male householders (2,223 living alone)), 2,585 female householders (2,408 living alone)), 997 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 392

Size of family households: 5,070 2-persons, 2,842 3-persons, 2,097 4-persons, 836 5-persons, 381 6-persons, 158 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,628 1-person, 402 2-persons, 109 3-persons, 52 4-persons.

6,392 married couples with children.
2,530 single-parent households (661 men, 1,869 women).

92.1% of residents of Chilton speak English at home.
7.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (52% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 26% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (65% speak English very well, 35% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $194,640,000 ($4,694 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $8,408,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $95,000,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $55,052,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,539,000
Federal grants: $34,666,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,539,000 ($2,396,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,845,000 ($279,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $428,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $6,397,000
Federal Government insurance: $2,511,000

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

Births: 2,856
Here:

68 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,221
Here:

53 per 1000 residents
State:

53 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +226
Here:

+5 per 1000 residents
State:

+6 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,358
Here:

+33 per 1000 residents
State:

+2 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Chilton County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.51 millions of gallons per day (60% from ground, 40% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.7

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 33
  • 2010 to 2013: 737
  • 2000 to 2009: 3,594
  • 1990 to 1999: 4,871
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,749
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,552
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,621
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,410
  • 1940 to 1949: 596
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,129
Note: State values scaled to Chilton population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Chilton County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Chilton County population
  • 1 room: 87
  • 2 rooms: 20
  • 3 rooms: 311
  • 4 rooms: 1,131
  • 5 rooms: 3,043
  • 6 rooms: 3,241
  • 7 rooms: 2,162
  • 8 rooms: 1,303
  • 9+ rooms: 1,312
  • 1 room: 8
  • 2 rooms: 21
  • 3 rooms: 378
  • 4 rooms: 928
  • 5 rooms: 1,478
  • 6 rooms: 656
  • 7 rooms: 376
  • 8 rooms: 65
  • 9+ rooms: 81
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Chilton County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Chilton County population
  • no bedroom: 84
  • 1 bedroom: 291
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,298
  • 3 bedrooms: 7,551
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,899
  • 5+ bedrooms: 487
  • no bedroom: 8
  • 1 bedroom: 384
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,375
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,982
  • 4 bedrooms: 207
  • 5+ bedrooms: 44
Cars and other vehicles available in Chilton County, Alabama in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Chilton County population
  • no vehicle: 413
  • 1 vehicle: 2,989
  • 2 vehicles: 4,745
  • 3 vehicles: 2,986
  • 4 vehicles: 970
  • 5+ vehicles: 542
  • no vehicle: 498
  • 1 vehicle: 1,738
  • 2 vehicles: 1,367
  • 3 vehicles: 266
  • 4 vehicles: 81
  • 5+ vehicles: 50

88% of Chilton County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 64% lived in Alabama.

Chilton County:

88.0%
State average:

86.1%

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

  • This state: 33,360
  • Other state: 7,860
  • Northeast: 601
  • Midwest: 1,848
  • South: 4,719
  • West: 698

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Chilton County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (72.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14.6%)
  • Utility gas (9.8%)
  • Wood (1.6%)
  • No fuel used (0.2%)
  • Electricity (72.1%)
  • Utility gas (14.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10.9%)
  • Wood (1.2%)
  • No fuel used (1.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 332
Here:

7.4%
Alabama:

11.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 158
Here:

6.9%
Alabama:

11.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 92
Here:

6.6%
Alabama:

14.3%

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)

Chilton County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,578,000
    Police Protection: $2,565,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,381,000
    Financial Administration: $1,114,000
    Central Staff Services: $831,000
    General Public Buildings: $647,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $315,000
    Parks and Recreation: $18,000
    Solid Waste Management: $11,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $127,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Health - Other: $150,000
    Libraries: $46,000
    General - Other: $27,000
    Police Protection: $10,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $216,000
    Regular Highways: $99,000
    Police Protection: $23,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,612,000

Chilton County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $25,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $121,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $312,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $314,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $212,000
    Royalties: $45,000
    Rents: $13,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,151,000
    General Local Government Support: $454,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,780,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,135,000
    Other License: $118,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $28,000

Chilton County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,170,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,149,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,021,000

Chilton County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,500,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,393
  • Number of aged recipients: 144
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,249
  • Number of recipients under 18: 207
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 888
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 298
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 573
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 588
Chilton County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Chilton 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 9 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 ORIGINATED139$115,820126$76,071630$131,32192$33,3701$240,000114$108,21199$43,081
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED14$92,21416$69,00055$128,0365$44,4000$03$103,66721$46,333
APPLICATIONS DENIED30$93,100114$74,149331$122,48982$57,5730$027$80,55687$54,851
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN15$98,13337$107,838217$138,7748$90,8750$06$126,16713$83,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS7$127,1436$107,83354$146,4637$96,8570$03$31,3335$56,400
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 9 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8$135,00015$186,8670$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$163,16712$182,3330$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$102,0006$159,0001$102,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$131,0004$153,5000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$44,0000$01$44,000
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Chilton County, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James36371.7 years
William25171.8 years
Mary22177.4 years
John21771.8 years
Robert11269.8 years
Charles10869.1 years
Willie10475.3 years
Thomas9469.8 years
George8775.6 years
Annie8278.0 years
Most common last names in Chilton County, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Mims25173.7 years
Smith21473.8 years
Jones19475.6 years
Cleckler11471.6 years
Davis10874.6 years
Williams10774.0 years
Robinson10476.7 years
Wilson10271.9 years
Martin9573.5 years
Ellison9273.9 years
Businesses in Chilton County, AL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's2
Advance Auto Parts1Nike2
Arby's1Nissan1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Best Western1RadioShack1
Blockbuster1Rite Aid1
Burger King1SONIC Drive-In1
CVS1Sears1
Chevrolet1Subway3
Dairy Queen1T-Mobile2
Days Inn1Taco Bell1
FedEx3Toyota1
Ford1U-Haul5
H&R Block2UPS3
Holiday Inn1Waffle House1
KFC1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1YMCA1
Little Caesars Pizza1