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Clarke County, Alabama (AL)

County population in 2018: 24,503 (24% urban, 76% rural); it was 27,867 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,788
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,208
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 8,584
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,341 (it was 1,994 in 2000)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

30%

Land area: 1238 sq. mi.

Water area: 14.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 20 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Clarke County: 82.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Information (22.4%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (17.1%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (17.1%), Manufacturing (13.2%), Educational, health and social services (10.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 64%
  • Government: 10%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 26%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Clarke County, AL (2018)
    • 12,87646.2%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 11,28440.5%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1350.5%Two or more races
    • 1240.4%Asian alone
    • 490.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 210.08%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

42.7 years
Alabama median age:

39.3 years
Males: 11,604  (47.4%)
Females: 12,899  (52.6%)
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Average household size:
Clarke County:

2.0 people
Alabama:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2018: $37,151 ($27,388 in 1999)
This county:

$37,151
Alabama:

$49,861

Median contract rent in 2018 for apartments: $404 (lower quartile is $267, upper quartile is $499)
This county:

$404
State:

$585


Estimated median house or condo value in 2018: $108,661 (it was $53,000 in 2000)
Clarke:

$108,661
Alabama:

$147,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $45,226 - $189,668
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,097
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $377

Institutionalized population: 255
Clarke County, AL map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 39 buildings, average cost: $85,300
  • 1998: 43 buildings, average cost: $88,600
  • 1999: 15 buildings, average cost: $109,700
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $142,500
  • 2001: 16 buildings, average cost: $143,500
  • 2002: 20 buildings, average cost: $141,500
  • 2003: 15 buildings, average cost: $195,900
  • 2004: 20 buildings, average cost: $156,600
  • 2005: 13 buildings, average cost: $127,100
  • 2006: 20 buildings, average cost: $135,500
  • 2007: 22 buildings, average cost: $172,200
  • 2008: 16 buildings, average cost: $155,000
  • 2009: 10 buildings, average cost: $252,300
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $150,600
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $136,900
  • 2013: 13 buildings, average cost: $108,100
  • 2014: 11 buildings, average cost: $141,500
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $158,100
  • 2016: 5 buildings, average cost: $183,900
  • 2017: 7 buildings, average cost: $123,100
  • 2018: 7 buildings, average cost: $204,400
  • 2019: 4 buildings, average cost: $192,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Clarke, AL residents
Average permit cost in Clarke, 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 2018: $374 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2018: $268 (0.3%)

Distribution of median household income in Clarke, AL in 2018
Distribution of house value in Clarke, AL in 2018
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Clarke, AL in 2018
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2018: 24.4%
Clarke County:

24.4%
Alabama:

16.8%
(12.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.0% for Black residents, 23.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 24.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2018: 42.7 years old
(Males: 41.6 years old, Females: 43.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47.2 years old, Black residents: 38.0 years old, American Indian residents: 62.4 years old, Asian residents: 37.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.0 years old, Other race residents: 34.3 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Clarke County is $391 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $435 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $521 a month.

Cities in this county include: Jackson, Thomasville, Grove Hill, Coffeeville, Fulton, Whatley, Carlton, Rockville.

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

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Neighboring counties: Cochise County, Arizona , Coffee County , Montgomery County, Georgia , Taylor County, Georgia , Leon County, Texas , Worth County, Georgia , Nacogdoches County, Texas .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.2%
Alabama:

4.0%

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

Current college students: 559
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 81.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 89 (79.3% naturalized citizens)

Clarke County:

0.4%
Whole state:

3.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 52010 or later
  • 182000 to 2009
  • 221990 to 1999
  • 451980 to 1989
  • 131970 to 1979
  • 27Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 75.3%

Clarke County marital status for males Clarke County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,337
  • One, attached: 45
  • Two: 96
  • 3 or 4: 385
  • 5 to 9: 344
  • 10 to 19: 65
  • 20 or more: 163
  • Mobile homes: 3,400
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 9

Housing units in Clarke County with a mortgage: 2,289 (56 second mortgage, 117 home equity loan, 3 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,039

Here:

33.3% with mortgage
State:

55.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Clarke County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,63477
Black Protestant5,09823
Mainline Protestant1,63216
Other953
Catholic113
None5,363-
Clarke 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: 8
Clarke County:

3.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Clarke County:

7.18 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 16
This county:

6.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Clarke County:

12.6%
Alabama:

11.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Clarke County:

35.1%
State:

31.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

18.3%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Clarke County:

Average size of farms: 201 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $6,469
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $68.83
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 74.12%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $9,031
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 12.13%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.91%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $25,579
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 96.48%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 11.31
Corn for grain: 365 harvested acres
Vegetables: 125 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 83 acres

Earthquake activity:

Clarke County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alabama state average. It is 86% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 51.3 miles away from Clarke 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 123.5 miles away from the county center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 66.7 miles away from the county center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 140.5 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) earthquake occurred 232.3 miles away from Clarke County center
On 7/16/1993 at 10:54:32, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 30.1 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 Hurricane Zeta, Incident Period: October 28, 2020 - October 29, 2020, FEMA Id: 4573, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Alabama Hurricane Sally, Incident Period: September 14, 2020 - September 16, 2020, FEMA Id: 4563, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Alabama Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4503, Natural disaster type: Other
  • 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 Severe Storms, Flooding, Tornadoes, and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: March 25, 2009 to April 03, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1835: April 28, 2009, FEMA Id: 1835, 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, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to September 26, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1605: August 29, 2005, FEMA Id: 1605, 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
  • 12 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Clarke County (22) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 3, Drought: 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 2018 - Clarke

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 6,828 (90.1%)
  • Carpooled: 569 (7.5%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 34 (0.4%)
  • Bicycle: 6 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 55 (0.7%)
  • Worked at home: 79 (1.0%)
Class of Workers in 2018
Most common industries in 2018 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2018


  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2018


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common occupations in 2018 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2018


  • Production occupations (21%)
  • Material moving occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2018


  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Taiwan (25%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (12%)
  • Vietnam (11%)
  • Cabo Verde (11%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (9%)
  • Thailand (8%)
  • Mexico (7%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Clarke County


  • American (14%)
  • English (4%)
  • African (4%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • European (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • German (1%)

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

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

  • 168 people in nursing homes
  • 121 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 59 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 26 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 13 people in homes for the mentally ill

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

  • 155 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 100 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 24 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $53,426.

3.82% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,702 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.82%
Alabama average:

5.95%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.78% relocated from other counties in Alabama ($28,643 average AGI)
1.04% relocated from other states ($14,060 average AGI)
Clarke County:

1.04%
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 Mobile County, AL  0.51% ($46,674 average AGI)
from Washington County, AL  0.41% ($34,971)
from Marengo County, AL  0.30% ($31,200)
from Wilcox County, AL  0.28% ($29,913)


5.08% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,644 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.08%
Alabama average:

5.97%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.64% relocated to other counties in Alabama ($32,237 average AGI)
1.44% relocated to other states ($12,407 average AGI)
Clarke County:

1.44%
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 Mobile County, AL  0.84% ($41,028 average AGI)
to Baldwin County, AL  0.47% ($64,500)
to Wilcox County, AL  0.43% ($40,417)
to Washington County, AL  0.32% ($48,259)
to Marengo County, AL  0.27% ($35,522)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.3

Births per 1000 population in Clarke County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 11.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Clarke County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 11.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.0

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Clarke County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 12.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 3.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Clarke County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Clarke County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Clarke County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Clarke County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Clarke County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Clarke County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 5,235 (3,854 aged, 1,381 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 655 (9%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (575)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (169)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (153)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (65)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (61)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (12)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (10)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (10)
  • Congestive heart failure (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 24,503
  • In family households: 20,550 (3,245 male householders, 2,703 female householders)
    4,502 spouses, 7,834 children (7,492 natural, 53 adopted, 278 stepchildren), 1,030 grandchildren, 357 brothers or sisters, 310 parents, 215 other relatives, 367 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,589 (1,467 male householders (1,408 living alone)), 1,908 female householders (1,819 living alone)), 197 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 359

Size of family households: 3,216 2-persons, 1,251 3-persons, 859 4-persons, 423 5-persons, 140 6-persons, 73 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,229 1-person, 123 2-persons, 10 3-persons, 5 4-persons.

2,978 married couples with children.
1,322 single-parent households (380 men, 942 women).

99.1% of residents of Clarke speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (34% speak English very well, 58% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (44% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 31% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (16% speak English very well, 60% speak English well, 24% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $184,516,000 ($6,729 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $18,173,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $80,424,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $42,449,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $229,000
Federal grants: $40,652,000
Federal procurement contracts: $10,634,000 ($9,735,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $10,127,000 ($5,645,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $210,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,586,000
Federal Government insurance: $1,206,000

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

Births: 2,057
Here:

75 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,463
Here:

54 per 1000 residents
State:

53 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: -4
Here -0 per 1000 residents
State +6 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,145
Here -42 per 1000 residents
State +2 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Clarke County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.58 millions of gallons per day (89% from ground, 11% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.6
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.7

Year house built in Clarke County, Alabama
  • Year house built in Clarke County, Alabama
  • 1082014 or later
  • 2512010 to 2013
  • 1,5042000 to 2009
  • 2,6271990 to 1999
  • 2,4681980 to 1989
  • 2,0511970 to 1979
  • 1,9161960 to 1969
  • 8521950 to 1959
  • 3341940 to 1949
  • 6241939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Clarke County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Clarke County, Alabama
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Clarke County, Alabama
  • 181 room
  • 52 rooms
  • 1183 rooms
  • 3684 rooms
  • 1,2475 rooms
  • 1,2546 rooms
  • 1,3157 rooms
  • 8738 rooms
  • 1,0609+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Clarke County, Alabama
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Clarke County, Alabama
  • 651 room
  • 412 rooms
  • 2613 rooms
  • 7074 rooms
  • 9795 rooms
  • 4556 rooms
  • 2437 rooms
  • 2468 rooms
  • 819+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Clarke County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Clarke County, Alabama
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Clarke County, Alabama
  • 20no bedroom
  • 401 bedroom
  • 8602 bedrooms
  • 3,6153 bedrooms
  • 1,4074 bedrooms
  • 2995+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Clarke County, Alabama
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Clarke County, Alabama
  • 65no bedroom
  • 2601 bedroom
  • 1,1242 bedrooms
  • 1,3473 bedrooms
  • 2374 bedrooms
  • 365+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Clarke County, Alabama in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Clarke County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Clarke County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 294no vehicle
  • 1,4861 vehicle
  • 2,3342 vehicles
  • 1,4313 vehicles
  • 3994 vehicles
  • 3185+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Clarke County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Clarke County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 680no vehicle
  • 1,2401 vehicle
  • 7992 vehicles
  • 3213 vehicles
  • 554 vehicles
  • 65+ vehicles

92.5% of Clarke County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 41% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 44% lived in Alabama.

Clarke County:

92.5%
State average:

86.4%

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

  • This state: 21,087
  • Other state: 3,239
  • Northeast: 330
  • Midwest: 466
  • South: 2,221
  • West: 216
Year householders moved into unit in Clarke County, AL
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Clarke County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 55.7%Electricity
  • 26.9%Utility gas
  • 14.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.2%Wood
  • 1.0%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 74.4%Electricity
  • 16.1%Utility gas
  • 7.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Wood
  • 0.9%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 422
Here:

17.5%
Alabama:

10.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 196
Here:

14.4%
Alabama:

12.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 58
Here:

9.6%
Alabama:

14.9%

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

Clarke County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $507,000
  • Current Operations - Toll Highways: $1,882,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,858,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,365,000
    Police Protection: $1,365,000
    General Public Buildings: $395,000
    Water Utilities: $339,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $194,000
    General Local Government Support: $26,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $647,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $764,000
    General Local Government Support: $27,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,550,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,909,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,641,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $61,000
    Sale of Property: $57,000
    Rents: $17,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,197,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $203,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,948,000
    General Local Government Support: $630,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,405,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,891,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $609,000
    Tobacco Products Sales: $45,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $6,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,990,000

Clarke County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $507,000
  • Current Operations - Toll Highways: $1,882,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,858,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,365,000
    Police Protection: $1,365,000
    General Public Buildings: $395,000
    Water Utilities: $339,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $194,000
    General Local Government Support: $26,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $647,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $764,000
    General Local Government Support: $27,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,550,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,909,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,641,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $61,000
    Sale of Property: $57,000
    Rents: $17,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,197,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $203,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,948,000
    General Local Government Support: $630,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,405,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,891,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $609,000
    Tobacco Products Sales: $45,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $6,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,990,000

Clarke County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $507,000
  • Current Operations - Toll Highways: $1,882,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,858,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,365,000
    Police Protection: $1,365,000
    General Public Buildings: $395,000
    Water Utilities: $339,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $194,000
    General Local Government Support: $26,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $647,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $764,000
    General Local Government Support: $27,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,550,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,909,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,641,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $61,000
    Sale of Property: $57,000
    Rents: $17,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,197,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $203,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,948,000
    General Local Government Support: $630,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,405,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,891,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $609,000
    Tobacco Products Sales: $45,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $6,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,990,000

Clarke County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $507,000
  • Current Operations - Toll Highways: $1,882,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,858,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,365,000
    Police Protection: $1,365,000
    General Public Buildings: $395,000
    Water Utilities: $339,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $194,000
    General Local Government Support: $26,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $647,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $764,000
    General Local Government Support: $27,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,550,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,909,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,641,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $61,000
    Sale of Property: $57,000
    Rents: $17,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,197,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $203,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,948,000
    General Local Government Support: $630,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,405,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,891,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $609,000
    Tobacco Products Sales: $45,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $6,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,990,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,539
  • Number of aged recipients: 204
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,335
  • Number of recipients under 18: 174
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 978
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 387
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 661
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 687
Most common first names in Clarke County, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John20674.8 years
James18372.5 years
Mary16877.2 years
Willie14474.8 years
William13974.4 years
Annie9979.4 years
Robert9271.3 years
George7975.7 years
Henry6376.0 years
Charles6067.7 years
Most common last names in Clarke County, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Pugh14575.2 years
Smith13276.9 years
Jackson11676.0 years
Williams11173.7 years
Chapman8775.4 years
Jones7073.3 years
Robinson6974.1 years
White6476.7 years
Davis6475.6 years
Brown6374.0 years
Businesses in Clarke County, AL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1La-Z-Boy1
Ace Hardware3Lane Furniture2
Advance Auto Parts2McDonald's2
AutoZone1Nike2
Best Western1Payless1
Burger King2Pizza Hut2
CVS1RadioShack2
Chevrolet1Rite Aid1
Church's Chicken2SONIC Drive-In2
Comfort Inn1Sears2
Dairy Queen1Subway3
Econo Lodge1Taco Bell1
FedEx2True Value1
Ford1U-Haul2
H&R Block2UPS4
Hardee's2Walgreens2
Hilton1Walmart2
KFC1