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Elmore County, Alabama (AL)

County population in 2019: 81,209 (46% urban, 54% rural); it was 65,874 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 15,538
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 6,344
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 18,507
Renter-occupied apartments: 6,419 (it was 4,230 in 2000)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

30%

Land area: 621 sq. mi.

Water area: 36.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 131 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Elmore County: 83.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (26.6%), Educational, health and social services (25.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 73%
  • Government: 7%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 20%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Elmore County, AL (2019)
    • 59,32790.1%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 17,50726.6%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,5263.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1,3142.0%Two or more races
    • 4370.7%Asian alone
    • 2050.3%Some other race alone
    • 1790.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

39.0 years
Alabama median age:

39.4 years
Males: 40,060  (49.3%)
Females: 41,149  (50.7%)
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Average household size:
Elmore County:

2.0 people
Alabama:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $61,854 ($41,243 in 1999)
This county:

$61,854
Alabama:

$51,734

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $669 (lower quartile is $462, upper quartile is $927)
This county:

$669
State:

$597


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $176,100 (it was $88,300 in 2000)
Elmore:

$176,100
Alabama:

$154,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $108,500 - $265,300

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $224,802
Here:

$224,802
State:

$209,799

Townhouses or other attached units: $140,489
Here:

$140,489
State:

$168,997

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $108,892
Here:

$108,892
State:

$235,832

Mobile homes: $64,234
Here:

$64,234
State:

$69,597

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $77,148
Here:

$77,148
State:

$60,147

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,193
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $342

Institutionalized population: 5,359

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 14
  • Robberies: 10
  • Assaults: 6
  • Burglaries: 214
  • Thefts: 400
  • Auto thefts: 30

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 8
  • Robberies: 9
  • Assaults: 9
  • Burglaries: 257
  • Thefts: 480
  • Auto thefts: 31
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Health of residents in Elmore County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2013 to 2019:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.2. This is significantly worse than average.
71.9% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
42.1% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
42.2% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
63.2% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is less than average.
Average weight of males is 204 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 171 pounds. This is more than average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 305 buildings, average cost: $83,900
  • 1998: 267 buildings, average cost: $86,300
  • 1999: 270 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2000: 226 buildings, average cost: $84,900
  • 2001: 249 buildings, average cost: $107,800
  • 2002: 391 buildings, average cost: $136,600
  • 2003: 366 buildings, average cost: $153,300
  • 2004: 449 buildings, average cost: $161,600
  • 2005: 370 buildings, average cost: $179,300
  • 2006: 310 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2007: 187 buildings, average cost: $149,100
  • 2008: 110 buildings, average cost: $122,100
  • 2009: 88 buildings, average cost: $109,800
  • 2010: 86 buildings, average cost: $169,000
  • 2011: 80 buildings, average cost: $112,800
  • 2012: 126 buildings, average cost: $123,400
  • 2013: 145 buildings, average cost: $112,000
  • 2014: 141 buildings, average cost: $107,200
  • 2015: 98 buildings, average cost: $105,900
  • 2016: 92 buildings, average cost: $132,900
  • 2017: 83 buildings, average cost: $154,400
  • 2018: 74 buildings, average cost: $173,900
  • 2019: 66 buildings, average cost: $167,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Elmore, AL residents
Average permit cost in Elmore, AL
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $470 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $506 (0.3%)

Distribution of median household income in Elmore, AL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Elmore, AL in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Elmore, AL in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 11.6%
Elmore County:

11.6%
Alabama:

15.5%
(10.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.5% for Black residents, 28.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 4.7% for American Indian residents, 11.0% for other race residents, 10.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 39.0 years old
(Males: 36.1 years old, Females: 41.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.0 years old, Black residents: 33.9 years old, American Indian residents: 36.5 years old, Asian residents: 44.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.5 years old, Other race residents: 40.8 years old)

Area name: Montgomery, AL MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Elmore County is $532 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $599 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $794 a month.

Cities in this county include: Millbrook, Wetumpka, Tallassee, Titus, Holtville, Redland, Emerald Mountain, Coosada, Blue Ridge, Eclectic.

Elmore 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 , Dallas County , Montgomery County , Webster Parish, Louisiana , Rankin County, Mississippi .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.3%
Alabama:

4.0%

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

Current college students: 2,245
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 24.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,356 (18.9% naturalized citizens)

Elmore County:

2.9%
Whole state:

3.6%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 4692010 or later
  • 4902000 to 2009
  • 3241990 to 1999
  • 1581980 to 1989
  • 1751970 to 1979
  • 158Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 33.5%

Elmore County marital status for males Elmore County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 23,903
  • One, attached: 796
  • Two: 22
  • 3 or 4: 957
  • 5 to 9: 653
  • 10 to 19: 1,073
  • 20 to 49: 443
  • 50 or more: 211
  • Mobile homes: 6,310
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 113

Housing units in Elmore County with a mortgage: 12,752 (69 second mortgage, 1,452 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 10,111

Here:

54.5% with mortgage
State:

55.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Elmore County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant28,23592
Mainline Protestant5,90230
Black Protestant1,90213
Catholic6772
Other5314
None42,056-
Elmore 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: 12
Elmore County:

1.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

0.39 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 52
Elmore County:

6.72 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 32
This county:

4.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Elmore County:

10.3%
Alabama:

11.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Elmore County:

28.5%
State:

31.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.3%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Elmore County:

Average size of farms: 165 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $18,957
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $257.62
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 17.25%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 43.00%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $25,087
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 25.45%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 3.15%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $39,635
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.89%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 14.24
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 2.49%
Corn for grain: 2060 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 13205 harvested acres
Vegetables: 213 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 237 acres

Earthquake activity:

Elmore County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alabama state average. It is 71% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 84.1 miles away from Elmore County center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 120.7 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 134.9 miles away from the county center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 12.3 mi) earthquake occurred 134.9 miles away from the county center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 124.0 miles away from Elmore County center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 102.7 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 Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4503, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Alabama Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: December 23, 2015 to December 31, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4251: January 21, 2016, FEMA Id: 4251, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Alabama Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: April 27, 2011 to May 31, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3319: April 27, 2011, FEMA Id: 3319, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Wind
  • Alabama Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 15, 2011 to May 31, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1971: April 28, 2011, FEMA Id: 1971, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Alabama Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Flooding, and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: May 06, 2009 to May 08, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1842: June 03, 2009, FEMA Id: 1842, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, 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 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
  • 7 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

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

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 6, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 6, 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 2019 - Elmore

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 16,734 (82.6%)
  • Carpooled: 1,961 (9.7%)
  • Bus: 16 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 75 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 435 (2.1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,020 (5.0%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)

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


  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (39%)
  • Ukraine (9%)
  • Turkey (7%)
  • Philippines (5%)
  • Korea (4%)
  • Germany (3%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Elmore County


  • American (29%)
  • English (6%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • European (4%)
  • German (4%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)

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

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

  • 2,565 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 1,489 people in state prisons
  • 621 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 577 people in nursing homes
  • 69 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 12 people in halfway houses
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally ill

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

  • 5,025 people in state prisons
  • 326 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 124 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 8 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $63,086.

8.14% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($51,486 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.14%
Alabama average:

5.95%


0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($612 average AGI)
Elmore County:

0.08%
Alabama average:

0.05%

5.94% relocated from other counties in Alabama ($36,065 average AGI)
2.12% relocated from other states ($14,808 average AGI)
Elmore County:

2.12%
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  2.47% ($48,501 average AGI)
from Autauga County, AL  1.51% ($42,478)
from Tallapoosa County, AL  0.32% ($40,462)
from Shelby County, AL  0.15% ($59,837)
from Lee County, AL  0.14% ($51,293)
from Jefferson County, AL  0.13% ($58,892)
from Dallas County, AL  0.12% ($44,118)


7.44% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($47,647 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.44%
Alabama average:

5.97%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.30% relocated to other counties in Alabama ($31,772 average AGI)
2.14% relocated to other states ($15,875 average AGI)
Elmore County:

2.14%
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  1.94% ($40,170 average AGI)
to Autauga County, AL  1.34% ($44,894)
to Tallapoosa County, AL  0.42% ($38,058)
to Lee County, AL  0.23% ($52,258)
to Jefferson County, AL  0.22% ($48,953)
to Shelby County, AL  0.13% ($60,892)
to Baldwin County, AL  0.11% ($68,688)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.7

Births per 1000 population in Elmore County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 9.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Elmore County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.6

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Elmore County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 9.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 3.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Elmore County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Elmore County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Elmore County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Elmore County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Elmore County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Elmore County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 11,286 (8,617 aged, 2,669 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 2,215 (11%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (958)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (955)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (822)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (534)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (404)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (362)
  • Congestive heart failure (327)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (236)
  • Unspecified dementia (222)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (155)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 50.8. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 101.5. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 77.2
  • Other - 24.4

Household type by relationship:

Households: 81,209
  • Male householders: 15,097 (4,383 living alone), Female householders: 15,615 (4,384 living alone)
  • 16,463 spouses (16,220 opposite-sex spouses), 892 unmarried partners, (892 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 22,698 children (21,074 natural, 477 adopted, 1,147 stepchildren), 2,327 grandchildren, 729 brothers or sisters, 1,026 parents, 0 foster children, 970 other relatives, 913 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 4,479

Size of family households: 10,712 2-persons, 4,533 3-persons, 3,992 4-persons, 1,543 5-persons, 727 6-persons, 226 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 7,526 1-person, 781 2-persons, 77 3-persons, 14 4-persons.

11,851 married couples with children.
3,853 single-parent households (996 men, 2,857 women).

96.2% of residents of Elmore speak English at home.
2.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (38% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 36% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (57% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (88% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $368,897,000 ($5,128 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $69,703,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $218,597,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $63,236,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,090,000
Federal grants: $48,507,000
Federal procurement contracts: $6,144,000 ($4,178,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $30,324,000 ($21,999,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,030,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $67,312,000
Federal Government insurance: $45,972,000

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

Births: 4,987
Here:

67 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,033
Here:

41 per 1000 residents
State:

53 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +72
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+6 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +6,139
Here:

+83 per 1000 residents
State:

+2 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Elmore County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 5.43 millions of gallons per day (61% from ground, 39% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.7

Year house built in Elmore County, Alabama
  • Year house built in Elmore County, Alabama
  • 3,2802014 or later
  • 1,5092010 to 2013
  • 8,5852000 to 2009
  • 7,2541990 to 1999
  • 4,1531980 to 1989
  • 4,7051970 to 1979
  • 1,8371960 to 1969
  • 1,8011950 to 1959
  • 7941940 to 1949
  • 5631939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Elmore County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Elmore County, Alabama
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Elmore County, Alabama
  • 991 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 3563 rooms
  • 1,6234 rooms
  • 5,4045 rooms
  • 4,4946 rooms
  • 5,0657 rooms
  • 2,1678 rooms
  • 3,6559+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Elmore County, Alabama
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Elmore County, Alabama
  • 3251 room
  • 912 rooms
  • 1,8483 rooms
  • 1,8814 rooms
  • 1,6885 rooms
  • 1,0706 rooms
  • 5287 rooms
  • 3308 rooms
  • 889+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Elmore County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Elmore County, Alabama
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Elmore County, Alabama
  • 99no bedroom
  • 2941 bedroom
  • 2,1502 bedrooms
  • 11,8183 bedrooms
  • 7,4414 bedrooms
  • 1,0615+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Elmore County, Alabama
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Elmore County, Alabama
  • 325no bedroom
  • 1,0711 bedroom
  • 2,7182 bedrooms
  • 3,2983 bedrooms
  • 4374 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Elmore County, Alabama in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Elmore County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Elmore County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 624no vehicle
  • 4,5951 vehicle
  • 9,3372 vehicles
  • 4,6633 vehicles
  • 2,3724 vehicles
  • 1,2725+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Elmore County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Elmore County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,022no vehicle
  • 3,5491 vehicle
  • 2,5122 vehicles
  • 2943 vehicles
  • 4724 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

85.4% of Elmore County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 28% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 83% lived in Alabama.

Elmore County:

85.4%
State average:

86.3%

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

  • This state: 58,564
  • Other state: 19,834
  • Northeast: 2,125
  • Midwest: 5,269
  • South: 9,888
  • West: 2,552
Year householders moved into unit in Elmore County, AL
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Elmore County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 68.6%Electricity
  • 18.3%Utility gas
  • 12.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 75.6%Electricity
  • 13.6%Utility gas
  • 9.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,147
Here:

14.6%
Alabama:

11.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 829
Here:

17.6%
Alabama:

13.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 600
Here:

24.7%
Alabama:

12.5%

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

Elmore County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $220,000
  • Charges - Other: $2,745,000
    Regular Highways: $896,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $8,189,000
    Police Protection: $5,718,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,816,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,557,000
    Financial Administration: $1,043,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $888,000
    General Public Buildings: $731,000
    Solid Waste Management: $444,000
    Health - Other: $136,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $86,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $39,000
    Parks and Recreation: $25,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,191,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $930,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $20,870,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $19,740,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,471,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,291,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,130,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $180,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,428,000
    Interest Earnings: $980,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,669,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,870,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,098,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,917,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,116,000
    Other License: $1,123,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $108,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,063,000

Elmore County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $220,000
  • Charges - Other: $2,745,000
    Regular Highways: $896,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $8,189,000
    Police Protection: $5,718,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,816,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,557,000
    Financial Administration: $1,043,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $888,000
    General Public Buildings: $731,000
    Solid Waste Management: $444,000
    Health - Other: $136,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $86,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $39,000
    Parks and Recreation: $25,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,191,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $930,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $20,870,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $19,740,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,471,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,291,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,130,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $180,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,428,000
    Interest Earnings: $980,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,669,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,870,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,098,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,917,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,116,000
    Other License: $1,123,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $108,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,063,000

Elmore County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $220,000
  • Charges - Other: $2,745,000
    Regular Highways: $896,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $8,189,000
    Police Protection: $5,718,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,816,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,557,000
    Financial Administration: $1,043,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $888,000
    General Public Buildings: $731,000
    Solid Waste Management: $444,000
    Health - Other: $136,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $86,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $39,000
    Parks and Recreation: $25,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,191,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $930,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $20,870,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $19,740,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,471,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,291,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,130,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $180,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,428,000
    Interest Earnings: $980,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,669,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,870,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,098,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,917,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,116,000
    Other License: $1,123,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $108,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,063,000

Elmore County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $220,000
  • Charges - Other: $2,745,000
    Regular Highways: $896,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $8,189,000
    Police Protection: $5,718,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,816,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,557,000
    Financial Administration: $1,043,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $888,000
    General Public Buildings: $731,000
    Solid Waste Management: $444,000
    Health - Other: $136,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $86,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $39,000
    Parks and Recreation: $25,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,191,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $930,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $20,870,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $19,740,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,471,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,291,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,130,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $180,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,428,000
    Interest Earnings: $980,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $12,669,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,870,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,098,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,917,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,116,000
    Other License: $1,123,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $108,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,063,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 2,059
  • Number of aged recipients: 160
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,899
  • Number of recipients under 18: 439
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,280
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 340
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 781
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 903
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 13 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED390$154,021325$171,6091,751$175,088148$26,1491$300,000280$233,77598$37,092
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED15$118,93316$127,81399$168,5159$64,1110$09$283,77823$52,435
APPLICATIONS DENIED62$146,16190$112,733629$158,01369$40,0140$041$151,12283$61,193
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN59$130,94949$154,286538$173,75317$98,3530$027$260,00026$84,346
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS11$177,3649$208,778160$162,9757$110,1430$010$241,6009$68,333
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 13 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED50$190,98091$210,7692$315,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED16$221,25041$245,4151$285,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED17$200,88239$209,7951$212,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$294,5006$291,5000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$286,0007$228,0001$193,000
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Elmore, AL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Elmore, AL - Value
Most common first names in Elmore County, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James47971.8 years
Mary43678.2 years
William41572.2 years
John35872.8 years
Willie21372.8 years
Robert19570.3 years
George18974.8 years
Annie17979.0 years
Charles16068.7 years
Thomas13773.5 years
Most common last names in Elmore County, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith20673.0 years
Jones16474.9 years
Brown14273.6 years
Jackson13571.7 years
Johnson12374.3 years
Taylor11072.8 years
Williams10371.5 years
Davis9175.9 years
Hall9076.3 years
Thomas8673.9 years
Businesses in Elmore County, AL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1New Balance1
Academy Sports + Outdoors1Nike4
Advance Auto Parts2Office Depot1
Applebee's1Olive Garden1
Arby's1Outback1
Ashley Furniture1Outback Steakhouse1
AutoZone4Payless1
Bath & Body Works1PetSmart1
Blockbuster1Pizza Hut4
Burger King1Publix Super Markets1
CVS4RadioShack1
Chevrolet2Rite Aid1
Chick-Fil-A1Rodeway Inn1
Cracker Barrel1Ruby Tuesday1
Curves2Rue211
Dairy Queen3Ryan's Grill1
Days Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
Econo Lodge1Sears1
FedEx5Sephora1
Ford3Sleep Inn1
GNC2Sprint Nextel1
GameStop3Starbucks1
H&R Block4Steak 'n Shake1
Hardee's4Subway7
Hilton1Super 81
Hobby Lobby1T-Mobile2
Holiday Inn1T.J.Maxx1
Home Depot1Taco Bell1
JCPenney1Target1
KFC3True Value1
Kmart1U-Haul6
Kohl's1UPS10
La Quinta1Verizon Wireless1
Little Caesars Pizza2Waffle House2
Lowe's2Walgreens2
Marriott2Walmart4
McDonald's6YMCA2

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  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"