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Elmore County, Alabama (AL)

County population in 2014: 80,977 (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: 130 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Elmore County: 84.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (25.1%), Manufacturing (19.3%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (11.0%), Public administration (10.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 58%
  • Government: 10%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 32%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Elmore County, Alabama:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (75.0%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (19.9%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • Asian alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  37.0 years
Alabama median age:  37.0 years
Males: 39,505  (48.8%)
Females: 41,472  (51.2%)
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Elmore County,AL real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Elmore County:

2.0 people
Alabama:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2015: $52,502 ($41,243 in 1999)

This county:

$52,502
Alabama:

$44,765

Median contract rent in 2015 for apartments: $589 (lower quartile is $487, upper quartile is $739)
This county:

$589
State:

$536


Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $159,800 (it was $88,300 in 2000)
Elmore:

$159,800
Alabama:

$134,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $91,400 - $241,100
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,223
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $321

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
Elmore County, AL map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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: $534 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $311 (0.2%)

Elmore County household income distribution in 2009 Elmore County home values distribution Elmore County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 13.8%
(9.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.7% for Black residents, 35.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 24.0% for American Indian residents, 20.4% for other race residents, 8.2% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 13.8%
Elmore County:

13.8%
Alabama:

18.5%
(9.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.9% for Black residents, 33.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 24.0% for American Indian residents, 18.8% for other race residents, 6.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2015: 38 years old
(Males: 38 years old, Females: 39 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42 years old, Black residents: 31 years old, American Indian residents: 35 years old, Asian residents: 63 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 35 years old, Other race residents: 52 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 September 2015:
Here:

5.0%
Alabama:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 2,245
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 77.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 713 (52% naturalized citizens)

Elmore County:

1.1%
Whole state:

2.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 107
  • 1990 to 1994: 115
  • 1985 to 1989: 81
  • 1980 to 1984: 77
  • 1975 to 1979: 66
  • 1970 to 1974: 109
  • 1970 to 1974: 66
  • 1965 to 1969: 92
Note: State values scaled to Elmore County population

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: 18,800
  • One, attached: 249
  • Two: 174
  • 3 or 4: 437
  • 5 to 9: 478
  • 10 to 19: 249
  • 20 or more: 109
  • Mobile homes: 5,189
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 48

Housing units in Elmore County with a mortgage: 9,282 (1,081 second mortgage, 1,250 home equity loan, 59 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,307

Here:

73.7% with mortgage
State:

64.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Elmore County

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 near Alabama state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 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, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 134.9 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 102.7 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 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 230.6 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, 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
  • Alabama Hurricane Ivan, Incident Period: September 13, 2004 to September 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1549: September 15, 2004, FEMA Id: 1549, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Alabama Hurricane Opal, Incident Period: October 04, 1995 to October 08, 1995, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1070: October 04, 1995, FEMA Id: 1070, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Elmore County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 6, Hurricanes: 5, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 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
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

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

  • Mexico (16%)
  • Germany (15%)
  • United Kingdom (12%)
  • Philippines (8%)
  • Taiwan (7%)
  • Canada (6%)
  • Japan (5%)

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

  • United States or American (31%)
  • English (8%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • German (6%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)

Elmore County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 23,754 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 3,395 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 17 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 1 (0%)
  • Railroad: 29 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 6 (0%)
  • Walked: 197 (1%)
  • Other means: 116 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 628 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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 mentally retarded
  • 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 $53,520.

8.80% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,582 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.80%
Alabama average:

6.02%


0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($506 average AGI)
Elmore County:

0.09%
Alabama average:

0.05%

6.42% relocated from other counties in Alabama ($25,323 average AGI)
2.29% relocated from other states ($12,754 average AGI)
Elmore County:

2.29%
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 Montgomery County, AL  2.99% ($37,613 average AGI)
from Autauga County, AL  1.33% ($28,976)
from Tallapoosa County, AL  0.25% ($30,100)
from Jefferson County, AL  0.17% ($36,208)
from Lee County, AL  0.17% ($41,511)
from Macon County, AL  0.14% ($30,400)
from Baldwin County, AL  0.12% ($30,657)


8.75% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,918 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.75%
Alabama average:

6.06%


0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($543 average AGI)
Elmore County:

0.11%
Alabama average:

0.06%

6.05% relocated to other counties in Alabama ($20,034 average AGI)
2.59% relocated to other states ($12,340 average AGI)
Elmore County:

2.59%
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 Montgomery County, AL  2.24% ($29,071 average AGI)
to Autauga County, AL  1.26% ($30,654)
to Jefferson County, AL  0.29% ($23,482)
to Lee County, AL  0.22% ($30,905)
to Tallapoosa County, AL  0.22% ($28,032)
to Muscogee County, GA  0.20% ($21,364)
to Mobile County, AL  0.15% ($24,762)

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 2014: 8.8

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 live births in Elmore County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 12.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Elmore County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population 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 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 Elmore County, Alabama in 1999 - 2014:

  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (795)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (745)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (555)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (492)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (410)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (321)
  • Congestive heart failure (300)
  • Unspecified dementia (296)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (258)
  • Respiratory arrest (203)

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: 73,820
  • In family households: 65,227 (14,737 male householders, 6,266 female householders)
    16,018 spouses, 22,259 children (20,051 natural, 568 adopted, 1,640 stepchildren), 2,144 grandchildren, 573 brothers or sisters, 590 parents, 837 other relatives, 1,335 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 8,593 (3,518 male householders (2,912 living alone)), 3,780 female householders (3,326 living alone)), 1,295 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 5,483 (5,359 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 8,988 2-persons, 5,141 3-persons, 4,122 4-persons, 1,777 5-persons, 632 6-persons, 343 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 6,238 1-person, 900 2-persons, 113 3-persons, 31 4-persons, 9 5-persons, 5 6-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons.

11,613 married couples with children.
3,546 single-parent households (682 men, 2,864 women).

96.9% of residents of Elmore County speak English at home.
1.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (66% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (85% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (78% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (63% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 12% speak English not 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:

6.0
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 94
  • 2010 to 2013: 1,272
  • 2000 to 2009: 7,674
  • 1990 to 1999: 7,885
  • 1980 to 1989: 3,271
  • 1970 to 1979: 4,472
  • 1960 to 1969: 3,882
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,616
  • 1940 to 1949: 945
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,461
Note: State values scaled to Elmore population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Elmore County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Elmore County population
  • 1 room: 14
  • 2 rooms: 148
  • 3 rooms: 567
  • 4 rooms: 1,440
  • 5 rooms: 4,580
  • 6 rooms: 5,032
  • 7 rooms: 3,423
  • 8 rooms: 1,936
  • 9+ rooms: 1,367
  • 1 room: 27
  • 2 rooms: 214
  • 3 rooms: 586
  • 4 rooms: 973
  • 5 rooms: 1,074
  • 6 rooms: 732
  • 7 rooms: 340
  • 8 rooms: 135
  • 9+ rooms: 149
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Elmore County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Elmore County population
  • no bedroom: 15
  • 1 bedroom: 390
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,734
  • 3 bedrooms: 11,462
  • 4 bedrooms: 3,382
  • 5+ bedrooms: 524
  • no bedroom: 27
  • 1 bedroom: 670
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,487
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,682
  • 4 bedrooms: 306
  • 5+ bedrooms: 58
Cars and other vehicles available in Elmore County, Alabama in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Elmore County population
  • no vehicle: 510
  • 1 vehicle: 4,004
  • 2 vehicles: 8,602
  • 3 vehicles: 3,923
  • 4 vehicles: 1,038
  • 5+ vehicles: 430
  • no vehicle: 430
  • 1 vehicle: 1,722
  • 2 vehicles: 1,579
  • 3 vehicles: 366
  • 4 vehicles: 107
  • 5+ vehicles: 26

54% of Elmore County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 71% lived in Alabama.

Elmore County:

53.7%
State average:

58.1%

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

  • This state: 47,945
  • Northeast: 1,893
  • Midwest: 3,194
  • South: 9,576
  • West: 1,827

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $95,500


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Elmore County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (52.4%)
  • Utility gas (23.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (23.0%)
  • Wood (0.9%)
  • Electricity (47.9%)
  • Utility gas (27.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (22.1%)
  • Wood (1.4%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 801
Here:

9.7%
Alabama:

10.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 433
Here:

11.3%
Alabama:

10.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 317
Here:

17.1%
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)

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
Elmore County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Elmore County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - 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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