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Coffee County, Alabama (AL)

County population in 2014: 50,909 (53% urban, 47% rural); it was 43,615 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 8,326
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,068
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 12,436
Renter-occupied apartments: 6,455 (it was 4,985 in 2000)
% of renters here:

29%
State:

30%

Land area: 679 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 75 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Coffee County: 84.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (17.7%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (16.7%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (13.3%), Retail trade (10.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 55%
  • Government: 7%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 36%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Coffee County, Alabama:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (72.3%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (16.5%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (6.4%)
  • Two or more races (2.1%)
  • Asian alone (1.3%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (1.2%)
Median resident age:  37.0 years
Alabama median age:  37.0 years
Males: 25,158  (49.4%)
Females: 25,751  (50.6%)
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Coffee County,AL real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Coffee County:

2.0 people
Alabama:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2015: $47,952 ($33,664 in 1999)

This county:

$47,952
Alabama:

$44,765

Median contract rent in 2015 for apartments: $510 (lower quartile is $358, upper quartile is $780)
This county:

$510
State:

$536


Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $152,158 (it was $70,200 in 2000)
Coffee:

$152,158
Alabama:

$134,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $78,369 - $233,084
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,158
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $339

Institutionalized population: 566

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 4
  • Assaults: 11
  • Burglaries: 48
  • Thefts: 116
  • Auto thefts: 12

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 8
  • Burglaries: 61
  • Thefts: 114
  • Auto thefts: 7
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 336 buildings, average cost: $115,200
  • 2008: 255 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2009: 169 buildings, average cost: $127,400
  • 2010: 127 buildings, average cost: $136,700
  • 2011: 96 buildings, average cost: $149,800
  • 2012: 91 buildings, average cost: $145,600
  • 2013: 83 buildings, average cost: $180,000
  • 2014: 58 buildings, average cost: $171,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $627 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $428 (0.3%)

Coffee County household income distribution in 2009 Coffee County home values distribution Coffee County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 17.1%
(12.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.0% for Black residents, 24.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 17.3% for American Indian residents, 19.8% for other race residents, 29.8% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 16.8%
Coffee County:

16.8%
Alabama:

18.5%
(12.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.1% for Black residents, 23.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 17.3% for American Indian residents, 18.2% for other race residents, 24.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2015: 39 years old
(Males: 37 years old, Females: 39 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41 years old, Black residents: 36 years old, American Indian residents: 40 years old, Asian residents: 45 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25 years old, Other race residents: 26 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Coffee County is $397 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $450 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $616 a month.

Cities in this county include: Enterprise, Elba, Goodman, Jack, Victoria, New Brockton, Kinston.

Coffee 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: Clarke County , Camden County, Georgia , Geneva County , Leon County, Texas , Nacogdoches County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.8%
Alabama:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,991
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 73.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,158 (53% naturalized citizens)

Coffee County:

2.7%
Whole state:

2.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 290
  • 1990 to 1994: 151
  • 1985 to 1989: 99
  • 1980 to 1984: 89
  • 1975 to 1979: 83
  • 1970 to 1974: 70
  • 1970 to 1974: 101
  • 1965 to 1969: 275
Note: State values scaled to Coffee County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 64.7%

Coffee County marital status for males Coffee County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 13,609
  • One, attached: 381
  • Two: 517
  • 3 or 4: 855
  • 5 to 9: 915
  • 10 to 19: 131
  • 20 or more: 127
  • Mobile homes: 3,252
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 50

Housing units in Coffee County with a mortgage: 5,288 (453 second mortgage, 370 home equity loan, 6 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,552

Here:

59.8% with mortgage
State:

64.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Coffee County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant25,88991
Mainline Protestant3,45713
Catholic1,5501
Black Protestant1,32011
Other8054
None16,927-
Coffee 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: 6
Coffee County:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.

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

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 33
Coffee County:

7.06 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 37
This county:

7.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Coffee County:

10.8%
Alabama:

11.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Coffee County:

32.5%
State:

31.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.6%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Coffee County:

Average size of farms: 231 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $156,919
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $211.16
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.17%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 90.95%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $112,309
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 29.08%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $61,834
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.86%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 14.83
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 2.82%
Corn for grain: 4562 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 675 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 14962 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 207 harvested acres
Vegetables: 232 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 334 acres

Earthquake activity:

Coffee County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 84% smaller 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 79.8 miles away from Coffee County center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 357.1 miles away from the 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 159.3 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 216.3 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 145.4 miles away from Coffee County center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 265.6 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: 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 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 Severe Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: March 01, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1687: March 03, 2007, FEMA Id: 1687, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • 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 Georges, Incident Period: September 28, 1998 to October 06, 1998, Emergency Declared EM-3133: September 28, 1998, FEMA Id: 3133, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 10 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Coffee County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 9, Hurricanes: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

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

  • Germany (22%)
  • Korea (18%)
  • Mexico (14%)
  • United Kingdom (6%)
  • Vietnam (4%)
  • Other Northern Europe (3%)
  • Canada (3%)

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

  • United States or American (29%)
  • English (9%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • German (7%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Italian (1%)

Coffee County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 15,789 (83%)
  • Carpooled: 2,246 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 5 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 7 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 9 (0%)
  • Taxi: 26 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 76 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 20 (0%)
  • Walked: 201 (1%)
  • Other means: 230 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 365 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 330 people in nursing homes
  • 249 people in state prisons
  • 107 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 52 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 32 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally retarded

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

  • 325 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 241 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 17 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 10 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 7 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $53,778.

11.64% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,850 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.64%
Alabama average:

6.02%


0.39% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,523 average AGI)
Coffee County:

0.39%
Alabama average:

0.05%

4.18% relocated from other counties in Alabama ($12,354 average AGI)
7.07% relocated from other states ($24,972 average AGI)
Coffee County:

7.07%
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 Dale County, AL  1.46% ($36,205 average AGI)
from Houston County, AL  0.50% ($32,224)
from Geneva County, AL  0.38% ($35,815)
from Covington County, AL  0.36% ($29,661)
from Pike County, AL  0.34% ($23,862)
from Orange County, NY  0.33% ($27,232)
from Bell County, TX  0.26% ($51,386)


11.98% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,632 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.98%
Alabama average:

6.06%


0.66% of residents moved to foreign countries ($3,052 average AGI)
Coffee County:

0.66%
Alabama average:

0.06%

4.38% relocated to other counties in Alabama ($12,385 average AGI)
6.93% relocated to other states ($27,195 average AGI)
Coffee County:

6.93%
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 Dale County, AL  1.36% ($31,459 average AGI)
to Houston County, AL  0.72% ($32,065)
to Geneva County, AL  0.41% ($32,600)
to Montgomery County, TN  0.40% ($54,309)
to Covington County, AL  0.39% ($34,209)
to Bell County, TX  0.34% ($48,293)
to Pike County, AL  0.27% ($26,809)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.7

Births per 1000 population in Coffee County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Coffee County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.9

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Coffee County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 16.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Coffee County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Coffee County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 8,242 (6,434 aged, 1,808 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,051 (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 Coffee County, Alabama in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (691)
  • Congestive heart failure (620)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (541)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (417)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (326)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (239)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (233)
  • Unspecified dementia (156)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (149)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (143)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 106.2. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 80.5
  • Other - 25.8

Household type by relationship:

Households: 49,348
  • In family households: 42,051 (9,904 male householders, 3,933 female householders)
    10,448 spouses, 14,061 children (12,623 natural, 351 adopted, 1,087 stepchildren), 1,286 grandchildren, 326 brothers or sisters, 365 parents, 557 other relatives, 885 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 7,297 (2,954 male householders (2,272 living alone)), 3,058 female householders (2,779 living alone)), 1,285 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 600 (566 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 6,234 2-persons, 3,333 3-persons, 2,645 4-persons, 1,045 5-persons, 395 6-persons, 185 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,051 1-person, 754 2-persons, 128 3-persons, 53 4-persons, 16 5-persons, 8 6-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons.

7,090 married couples with children.
2,611 single-parent households (434 men, 2,177 women).

94.9% of residents of Coffee County speak English at home.
2.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (65% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (75% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (49% speak English very well, 43% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (62% speak English very well, 38% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $531,838,000 ($11,808 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $257,123,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $184,428,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $59,221,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $9,675,000
Federal grants: $48,572,000
Federal procurement contracts: $209,106,000 ($189,766,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $20,836,000 ($13,357,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,110,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $53,563,000
Federal Government insurance: $57,410,000

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

Births: 2,918
Here:

64 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,379
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

53 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +252
Here:

+6 per 1000 residents
State:

+6 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,220
Here:

+27 per 1000 residents
State:

+2 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Coffee County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 7.13 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 32
  • 2010 to 2013: 761
  • 2000 to 2009: 4,926
  • 1990 to 1999: 3,623
  • 1980 to 1989: 3,447
  • 1970 to 1979: 4,016
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,553
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,685
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,006
  • 1939 or earlier: 809
Note: State values scaled to Coffee population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Coffee County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Coffee County population
  • 1 room: 22
  • 2 rooms: 54
  • 3 rooms: 356
  • 4 rooms: 1,297
  • 5 rooms: 3,009
  • 6 rooms: 3,133
  • 7 rooms: 2,202
  • 8 rooms: 1,246
  • 9+ rooms: 1,117
  • 1 room: 24
  • 2 rooms: 329
  • 3 rooms: 695
  • 4 rooms: 1,423
  • 5 rooms: 1,261
  • 6 rooms: 727
  • 7 rooms: 258
  • 8 rooms: 196
  • 9+ rooms: 72
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Coffee County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Coffee County population
  • no bedroom: 22
  • 1 bedroom: 261
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,365
  • 3 bedrooms: 7,788
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,732
  • 5+ bedrooms: 268
  • no bedroom: 73
  • 1 bedroom: 818
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,147
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,687
  • 4 bedrooms: 241
  • 5+ bedrooms: 19
Cars and other vehicles available in Coffee County, Alabama in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Coffee County population
  • no vehicle: 480
  • 1 vehicle: 3,006
  • 2 vehicles: 5,553
  • 3 vehicles: 2,424
  • 4 vehicles: 716
  • 5+ vehicles: 257
  • no vehicle: 828
  • 1 vehicle: 2,307
  • 2 vehicles: 1,450
  • 3 vehicles: 273
  • 4 vehicles: 74
  • 5+ vehicles: 53

57% of Coffee County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 47% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 45% lived in Alabama.

Coffee County:

56.8%
State average:

58.1%

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

  • This state: 27,790
  • Northeast: 1,786
  • Midwest: 2,425
  • South: 7,911
  • West: 1,546

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $57,200


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Coffee County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (71.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15.3%)
  • Utility gas (11.8%)
  • Wood (0.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.6%)
  • Electricity (68.1%)
  • Utility gas (19.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.8%)
  • Wood (0.8%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 244
Here:

4.7%
Alabama:

10.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 77
Here:

3.1%
Alabama:

10.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 130
Here:

7.5%
Alabama:

14.1%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

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

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

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Coffee County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,779,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,026,000
    General - Other: $965,000
    Corrections - Other: $843,000
    Police Protection: $808,000
    Welfare - Other: $378,000
    Financial Administration: $340,000
    General Public Buildings: $323,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $73,000
    Libraries: $6,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $295,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Corrections - Other: $89,000
    Police Protection: $50,000
    Central Staff: $11,000
    Financial Administration: $2,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,823,000

Coffee County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $421,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $255,000
    Rents: $73,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $33,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,234,000
    General Support: $173,000
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $3,772,000
    Property: $2,153,000
    NEC: $283,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $281,000

Coffee County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,020,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,487
  • Number of aged recipients: 194
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,293
  • Number of recipients under 18: 247
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 913
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 327
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 675
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 604
Coffee County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Coffee County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Coffee County, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James40171.1 years
John28173.5 years
Mary27977.7 years
William23873.4 years
Willie18175.1 years
Robert14870.8 years
Annie14478.7 years
Charles12668.3 years
George9372.9 years
Henry8374.7 years
Most common last names in Coffee County, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith19076.0 years
Johnson14973.2 years
Jones12375.6 years
Davis10373.6 years
Martin10076.8 years
Williams9274.9 years
Brown8977.3 years
Lee8274.1 years
Moore7776.8 years
Kelley6972.8 years
Businesses in Coffee County, AL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Ford1
Burger King1H&R Block1
Chevrolet1La-Z-Boy1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
FedEx1

Coffee County on our top lists:

  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"