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Dallas County, Alabama (AL)

County population in 2017: 40,956 (54% urban, 46% rural); it was 46,365 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 5,712
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,941
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 11,720
Renter-occupied apartments: 6,411 (it was 6,121 in 2000)
% of renters here:

34%
State:

30%

Land area: 981 sq. mi.

Water area: 12.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 42 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Dallas County: 81.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (38.6%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (25.9%), Retail trade (15.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 36%
  • Government: 9%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 54%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Dallas County, AL (2017)
    • 29,07962.7%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 11,28224.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4160.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2360.5%Two or more races
    • 1930.4%Asian alone
    • 150.03%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 50.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

39.5 years
Alabama median age:

38.9 years
Males: 18,881  (46.1%)
Females: 22,075  (53.9%)
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Average household size:
Dallas County:

2.0 people
Alabama:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $31,133 ($23,370 in 1999)
This county:

$31,133
Alabama:

$48,123

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $385 (lower quartile is $268, upper quartile is $490)
This county:

$385
State:

$565


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $86,427 (it was $57,100 in 2000)
Dallas:

$86,427
Alabama:

$141,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $46,748 - $164,970

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $141,179
Here:

$141,179
State:

$197,224

Townhouses or other attached units: $44,916
Here:

$44,916
State:

$203,496

In 2-unit structures: $27,847
Here:

$27,847
State:

$70,568

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $118,761
Here:

$118,761
State:

$183,401

Mobile homes: $63,403
Here:

$63,403
State:

$74,580

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $925
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $348

Institutionalized population: 282

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 7
  • Assaults: 12
  • Burglaries: 135
  • Thefts: 69
  • Auto thefts: 11

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 7
  • Burglaries: 63
  • Thefts: 59
  • Auto thefts: 21
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 23 buildings, average cost: $64,600
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $147,200
  • 1999: 10 buildings, average cost: $146,800
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $146,800
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $93,200
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $80,500
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $189,700
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $276,300
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $276,300
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $276,300
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $141,100
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $330,700
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $320,500
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 76 buildings, average cost: $171,800
  • 2012: 11 buildings, average cost: $107,400
  • 2013: 7 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2014: 17 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2015: 18 buildings, average cost: $131,600
  • 2016: 25 buildings, average cost: $133,500
  • 2017: 23 buildings, average cost: $137,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Dallas, AL residents
Average permit cost in Dallas, AL
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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $386 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $304 (0.4%)

Distribution of median household income in Dallas, AL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Dallas, AL in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Dallas, AL in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 30.0%
Dallas County:

30.0%
Alabama:

16.9%
(13.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.7% for Black residents, 16.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.4% for other race residents, 16.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 39.5 years old
(Males: 37.3 years old, Females: 40.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 50.9 years old, Black residents: 34.5 years old, American Indian residents: 18.4 years old, Asian residents: 34.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 35.4 years old, Other race residents: 28.0 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Dallas County is $402 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $446 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $562 a month.

Cities in this county include: Selma, Craig-Tyler, Valley Grande, Selmont-West Selmont, Sardis, Carlowville, Safford, Orrville.

Dallas 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: Claiborne Parish, Louisiana , Elmore County , Montgomery County , Evans County, Georgia , Wilkinson County, Georgia , Smith County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.3%
Alabama:

3.8%

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

Current college students: 1,870
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 591 (34.3% naturalized citizens)

Dallas County:

1.4%
Whole state:

3.5%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 752010 or later
  • 2752000 to 2009
  • 791990 to 1999
  • 571980 to 1989
  • 591970 to 1979
  • 83Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 86.2%

Dallas County marital status for males Dallas County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 12,312
  • One, attached: 273
  • Two: 1,499
  • 3 or 4: 1,452
  • 5 to 9: 689
  • 10 to 19: 128
  • 20 to 49: 139
  • 50 or more: 47
  • Mobile homes: 4,082

Housing units in Dallas County with a mortgage: 4,421 (108 second mortgage, 176 home equity loan, 23 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,213

Here:

44.4% with mortgage
State:

56.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Dallas County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant16,76473
Black Protestant6,39834
Mainline Protestant2,43826
Catholic5362
Other4105
None17,274-
Dallas 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: 11
Dallas County:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.

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

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 41
Dallas County:

9.54 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 17
This county:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Dallas County:

15.1%
Alabama:

11.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Dallas County:

41.2%
State:

31.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

8.9%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Dallas County:

Average size of farms: 481 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $52,622
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $247.38
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 13.12%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 66.29%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $51,293
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 14.90%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 5.51%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $73,214
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.20%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 11.37
Corn for grain: 2202 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 1513 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 12964 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 2448 harvested acres
Vegetables: 162 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 278 acres

Earthquake activity:

Dallas County-area historical earthquake activity is near Alabama state average. It is 81% 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 87.8 miles away from Dallas 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 71.7 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 53.9 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 168.1 miles away from the county center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 102.9 miles away from Dallas 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 424.8 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 Isaac, Incident Period: August 26, 2012 to September 05, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4082: September 21, 2012, FEMA Id: 4082, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 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, 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 Storms/Tornadoes/Floods, Incident Period: March 05, 1996 to March 06, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1108: March 20, 1996, FEMA Id: 1108, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 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 Dallas County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 7, Hurricanes: 5, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Dallas

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 12,390 (87.0%)
  • Carpooled: 1,200 (8.4%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 26 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 114 (0.8%)
  • Bicycle: 38 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 251 (1.8%)
  • Worked at home: 190 (1.3%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (32%)
  • Haiti (8%)
  • India (8%)
  • Nicaragua (5%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • Kenya (5%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Dallas County


  • American (15%)
  • English (2%)
  • Irish (1%)
  • German (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • European (1%)
  • African (1%)

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

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

  • 201 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 157 people in nursing homes
  • 102 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 38 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 30 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

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

  • 284 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 226 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 121 people in college/university student housing
  • 56 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 39 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 34 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 26 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $41,236.

3.18% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($55,895 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.18%
Alabama average:

5.95%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.16% relocated from other counties in Alabama ($18,501 average AGI)
1.02% relocated from other states ($37,393 average AGI)
Dallas County:

1.02%
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 Montgomery County, AL  0.48% ($24,046 average AGI)
from Autauga County, AL  0.22% ($32,733)
from Jefferson County, AL  0.20% ($30,444)
from Perry County, AL  0.16% ($23,864)


4.81% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,689 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.81%
Alabama average:

5.97%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.42% relocated to other counties in Alabama ($26,046 average AGI)
1.38% relocated to other states ($10,644 average AGI)
Dallas County:

1.38%
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 Montgomery County, AL  0.86% ($24,684 average AGI)
to Autauga County, AL  0.42% ($39,526)
to Jefferson County, AL  0.39% ($29,111)
to Elmore County, AL  0.25% ($44,118)
to Tuscaloosa County, AL  0.18% ($39,920)
to Baldwin County, AL  0.16% ($65,727)
to Perry County, AL  0.16% ($28,545)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 17.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.8

Births per 1000 population in Dallas County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Dallas County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.5

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Dallas County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 14.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 3.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Dallas County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Dallas County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Dallas County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Dallas County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Dallas County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Dallas County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 8,653 (5,933 aged, 2,720 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 657 (5%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (897)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (511)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (468)
  • Congestive heart failure (363)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (340)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (278)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (247)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (243)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (235)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (191)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 157.0. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 131.4
  • Other - 25.6

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 102.5. This is less than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 40,956
  • In family households: 33,259 (3,930 male householders, 6,149 female householders)
    5,236 spouses, 12,689 children (12,137 natural, 251 adopted, 306 stepchildren), 2,436 grandchildren, 565 brothers or sisters, 370 parents, 912 other relatives, 1,043 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 7,116 (3,060 male householders (2,668 living alone)), 3,261 female householders (3,026 living alone)), 757 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 602

Size of family households: 5,038 2-persons, 2,048 3-persons, 1,522 4-persons, 1,024 5-persons, 273 6-persons, 169 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,694 1-person, 541 2-persons, 52 3-persons, 15 4-persons.

2,746 married couples with children.
4,662 single-parent households (523 men, 4,139 women).

98.3% of residents of Dallas speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (84% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (98% speak English very well, 2% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (55% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 22% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $389,045,000 ($8,668 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $42,850,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $140,694,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $91,369,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $5,799,000
Federal grants: $106,320,000
Federal procurement contracts: $35,471,000 ($33,795,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $9,392,000 ($2,254,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $659,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $4,809,000
Federal Government insurance: $31,403,000

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

Births: 4,048
Here:

91 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,886
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

53 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +41
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+6 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -3,114
Here -70 per 1000 residents
State +2 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Dallas County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 10.02 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.7

Year house built in Dallas County, Alabama
  • Year house built in Dallas County, Alabama
  • 1282014 or later
  • 1952010 to 2013
  • 2,1212000 to 2009
  • 3,2951990 to 1999
  • 2,2281980 to 1989
  • 3,8341970 to 1979
  • 2,6041960 to 1969
  • 2,3081950 to 1959
  • 1,3791940 to 1949
  • 2,0571939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Dallas County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Dallas County, Alabama
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Dallas County, Alabama
  • 451 room
  • 1052 rooms
  • 1583 rooms
  • 7534 rooms
  • 2,1215 rooms
  • 2,2186 rooms
  • 1,8327 rooms
  • 1,0578 rooms
  • 1,2829+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dallas County, Alabama
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dallas County, Alabama
  • 5551 room
  • 332 rooms
  • 9103 rooms
  • 1,3754 rooms
  • 1,9225 rooms
  • 1,2076 rooms
  • 4127 rooms
  • 3898 rooms
  • 909+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Dallas County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Dallas County, Alabama
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Dallas County, Alabama
  • 55no bedroom
  • 1831 bedroom
  • 1,1672 bedrooms
  • 5,4003 bedrooms
  • 2,2874 bedrooms
  • 5225+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dallas County, Alabama
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dallas County, Alabama
  • 531no bedroom
  • 5511 bedroom
  • 2,3452 bedrooms
  • 2,7823 bedrooms
  • 6354 bedrooms
  • 275+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Dallas County, Alabama in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Dallas County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Dallas County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 471no vehicle
  • 2,7241 vehicle
  • 3,5482 vehicles
  • 1,6483 vehicles
  • 8794 vehicles
  • 3115+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Dallas County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Dallas County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,586no vehicle
  • 3,2881 vehicle
  • 1,4082 vehicles
  • 3203 vehicles
  • 894 vehicles
  • 345+ vehicles

90.0% of Dallas 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, 65% lived in Alabama.

Dallas County:

90.0%
State average:

86.3%

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

  • This state: 35,887
  • Other state: 4,356
  • Northeast: 629
  • Midwest: 960
  • South: 2,377
  • West: 390
Year householders moved into unit in Dallas County, AL
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Dallas County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 43.8%Electricity
  • 40.1%Utility gas
  • 14.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Wood
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 50.2%Electricity
  • 39.5%Utility gas
  • 6.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Wood
  • 1.2%Other fuel
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 510
Here:

11.4%
Alabama:

10.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 345
Here:

13.1%
Alabama:

11.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 244
Here:

12.8%
Alabama:

12.0%

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

Dallas County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $1,421,000
    Regular Highways: $481,000
    Housing and Community Development: $402,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $6,234,000
    Regular Highways: $3,855,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,158,000
    Financial Administration: $1,041,000
    Solid Waste Management: $743,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $655,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $533,000
    Parks and Recreation: $374,000
    Housing and Community Development: $260,000
    Health - Other: $162,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $357,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $53,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $4,225,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,219,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,679,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $3,605,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $620,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $540,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $648,000
    Interest Earnings: $464,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,700,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,126,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,467,000
    Other: $1,465,000
    Highways: $1,230,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,319,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,797,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $463,000

Dallas County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $1,421,000
    Regular Highways: $481,000
    Housing and Community Development: $402,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $6,234,000
    Regular Highways: $3,855,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,158,000
    Financial Administration: $1,041,000
    Solid Waste Management: $743,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $655,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $533,000
    Parks and Recreation: $374,000
    Housing and Community Development: $260,000
    Health - Other: $162,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $357,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $53,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $4,225,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,219,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,679,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $3,605,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $620,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $540,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $648,000
    Interest Earnings: $464,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,700,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,126,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,467,000
    Other: $1,465,000
    Highways: $1,230,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,319,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,797,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $463,000

Dallas County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $1,421,000
    Regular Highways: $481,000
    Housing and Community Development: $402,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $6,234,000
    Regular Highways: $3,855,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,158,000
    Financial Administration: $1,041,000
    Solid Waste Management: $743,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $655,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $533,000
    Parks and Recreation: $374,000
    Housing and Community Development: $260,000
    Health - Other: $162,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $357,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $53,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $4,225,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,219,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,679,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $3,605,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $620,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $540,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $648,000
    Interest Earnings: $464,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,700,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,126,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,467,000
    Other: $1,465,000
    Highways: $1,230,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,319,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,797,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $463,000

Dallas County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $1,421,000
    Regular Highways: $481,000
    Housing and Community Development: $402,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $6,234,000
    Regular Highways: $3,855,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,158,000
    Financial Administration: $1,041,000
    Solid Waste Management: $743,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $655,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $533,000
    Parks and Recreation: $374,000
    Housing and Community Development: $260,000
    Health - Other: $162,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $357,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $53,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $4,225,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,219,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,679,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $3,605,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $620,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $540,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $648,000
    Interest Earnings: $464,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,700,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,126,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,467,000
    Other: $1,465,000
    Highways: $1,230,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,319,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,797,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $463,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 4,424
  • Number of aged recipients: 464
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 3,960
  • Number of recipients under 18: 763
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 2,754
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 907
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 1,558
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 2,037
Most common first names in Dallas County, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary45778.4 years
James39071.5 years
John34073.9 years
Willie33672.2 years
William31672.3 years
Robert22870.5 years
Annie21475.8 years
George14973.3 years
Henry14372.4 years
Charles10966.3 years
Most common last names in Dallas County, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith32773.9 years
Johnson23071.9 years
Williams20774.7 years
Jones19874.8 years
Moore16673.5 years
Brown16374.2 years
Jackson15471.5 years
Harris15174.2 years
Davis14273.6 years
Thomas13373.6 years
Businesses in Dallas County, AL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2JCPenney1
Advance Auto Parts1KFC1
AutoZone1La-Z-Boy1
Burger King1Little Caesars Pizza1
CVS1McDonald's2
Chevrolet1Nike7
Church's Chicken1Papa John's Pizza1
Comfort Inn1Payless1
Domino's Pizza1Pizza Hut1
FedEx2Popeyes1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1RadioShack1
Foot Locker1SONIC Drive-In1
Ford1Sears1
GNC1Subway4
GameStop1Taco Bell1
Goodwill6True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul4
Hardee's1UPS2
Hilton1Walgreens1
Holiday Inn1Walmart1
Honda1YMCA2