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Hale County, Alabama (AL)

County population in 2014: 15,184 (11% urban, 89% rural); it was 17,185 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,407
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,429
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,146
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,437 (it was 1,269 in 2000)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

30%

Land area: 644 sq. mi.

Water area: 12.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 24 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Hale County: 82.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (56.4%), Public administration (16.4%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (14.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 28%
  • Government: 32%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 40%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Hale County, Alabama:

  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (58.8%)
  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (39.4%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (0.9%)
Median resident age:  40.0 years
Alabama median age:  37.0 years
Males: 7,193  (47.4%)
Females: 7,991  (52.6%)
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Average household size:
Hale County:

2.0 people
Alabama:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $29,770 ($25,807 in 1999)

This county:

$29770
Alabama:

$42849

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $212 (lower quartile is $123, upper quartile is $322)
This county:

$212
State:

$515


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $80,030 (it was $50,500 in 2000)
Hale:

$80,030
Alabama:

$122,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $30,400 - $158,612
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $931
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $333

Institutionalized population: 318

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 6
  • Assaults: 38
  • Burglaries: 66
  • Thefts: 104
  • Auto thefts: 18

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 23
  • Burglaries: 58
  • Thefts: 94
  • Auto thefts: 18
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 72 buildings, average cost: $132,500
  • 2008: 38 buildings, average cost: $116,800
  • 2009: 26 buildings, average cost: $140,500
  • 2010: 22 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2012: 14 buildings, average cost: $136,600
  • 2013: 7 buildings, average cost: $253,900
  • 2014: 8 buildings, average cost: $157,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $370 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $258 (0.4%)

Hale County household income distribution in 2009 Hale County home values distribution Hale County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 26.6%
(9.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.9% for Black residents, 5.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.3% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 26.8%
Hale County:

26.8%
Alabama:

18.7%
(9.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.6% for Black residents, 3.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 17.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 40 years old
(Males: 38 years old, Females: 42 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46 years old, Black residents: 36 years old, American Indian residents: 15 years old, Asian residents: 26 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 53 years old)

Area name: Tuscaloosa, AL MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Hale County is $452 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $586 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $753 a month.

Cities in this county include: Greensboro, Sawyerville, Stewart-Akron, Moundville, Prairie Eden-Newbern, Mount Herman Valley, River Bend, Akron, Newbern.

Hale 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: Oktibbeha County, Mississippi , West Carroll Parish, Louisiana , Wilkinson County, Georgia , Smith County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.8%
Alabama:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 467
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 65.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 8.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 53 (87% naturalized citizens)

Hale County:

0.3%
Whole state:

2.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 9
  • 1990 to 1994: 5
  • 1985 to 1989: 0
  • 1980 to 1984: 0
  • 1975 to 1979: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1965 to 1969: 39

Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 48.2%

Hale County marital status for males Hale County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,414
  • One, attached: 65
  • Two: 113
  • 3 or 4: 107
  • 5 to 9: 149
  • 10 to 19: 26
  • 20 or more: 92
  • Mobile homes: 2,765
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 25

Housing units in Hale County with a mortgage: 1,170 (100 second mortgage, 34 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,337

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

64.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Hale County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,36225
Black Protestant3,49324
Mainline Protestant1,38616
Other1652
Orthodox1001
Catholic251
None6,229-
Hale 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: 5
Hale County:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Hale County:

7.74 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 7
This county:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Hale County:

14.4%
Alabama:

11.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Hale County:

38.6%
State:

31.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

7.5%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Hale County:

Average size of farms: 371 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $102,465
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $86.60
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 96.45%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $71,585
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 11.34%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $76,519
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 87.99%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 15.43
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 2.63%
Corn for grain: 1339 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 260 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 2817 harvested acres
Vegetables: 44 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 44 acres

Earthquake activity:

Hale County-area historical earthquake activity is near Alabama state average. It is 80% 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 49.3 miles away from Hale 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 115.8 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 19.2 miles away from the county center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 66.8 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 166.1 miles away from Hale County center
On 12/12/1997 at 08:42:20, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 51.9 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:

  • AlabamaSevere Storms, Tornadoes, and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: April 27, 2011, Emergency Declared (EM-3319): April 27, 2011, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3319, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Wind
  • AlabamaSevere Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 15, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1971): April 28, 2011, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1971, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • AlabamaHurricane Gustav, Incident Period: August 29, 2008 to September 3, 2008, Emergency Declared (EM-3292): August 30, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3292, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • AlabamaHurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to September 26, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1605): August 29, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1605, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • AlabamaHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3237): September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3237, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • AlabamaHurricane Dennis, Incident Period: July 10, 2005 to July 16, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1593): July 10, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1593, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • AlabamaHurricane Ivan, Incident Period: September 13, 2004 to September 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1549): September 15, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1549, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • AlabamaSevere Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: November 5, 2002 to November 12, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1442): November 14, 2002, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1442, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • AlabamaSevere Snowfall, Winter Storm, Incident Period: March 13, 1993 to March 17, 1993, Emergency Declared (EM-3096): March 15, 1993, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3096, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snowfall
  • AlabamaFlooding, Severe Storm, Tornado, Incident Period: February 3, 1990 to February 16, 1990, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-856): February 17, 1990, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-856, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Hale County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Winds: 3, 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 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

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

  • Cuba (26%)
  • Mexico (26%)
  • Japan (21%)
  • United Kingdom (13%)
  • France (8%)
  • Italy (6%)

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

  • United States or American (12%)
  • English (3%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • African (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • German (2%)
  • European (2%)

Hale County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,419 (77%)
  • Carpooled: 993 (17%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 4 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 13 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 4 (0%)
  • Walked: 91 (2%)
  • Other means: 51 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 150 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 158 people in nursing homes
  • 92 people in state prisons
  • 25 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 15 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

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

  • 167 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 151 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 16 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $36,858.

5.31% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,814 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.31%
Alabama average:

6.02%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.11% relocated from other counties in Alabama ($24,561 average AGI)
1.19% relocated from other states ($6,254 average AGI)
Hale County:

1.19%
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 Tuscaloosa County, AL  2.33% ($31,098 average AGI)
from Marengo County, AL  0.34% ($33,167)
from Perry County, AL  0.25% ($26,308)


6.74% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,208 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.74%
Alabama average:

6.06%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.45% relocated to other counties in Alabama ($23,233 average AGI)
1.29% relocated to other states ($6,975 average AGI)
Hale County:

1.29%
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 Tuscaloosa County, AL  3.62% ($28,670 average AGI)
to Marengo County, AL  0.41% ($25,727)
to Jefferson County, AL  0.21% ($19,455)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.4

Births per 1000 population in Hale County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Hale County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 12.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 14.2

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Hale County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 16.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Hale County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Hale County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,013 (2,049 aged, 964 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 302 (6%)

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 Hale County, Alabama in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (226)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (223)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (162)
  • Congestive heart failure (150)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (115)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (82)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (82)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (73)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (70)
  • Unspecified dementia (65)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 15,426
  • In family households: 13,181 (2,305 male householders, 1,940 female householders)
    2,601 spouses, 4,807 children (4,497 natural, 77 adopted, 233 stepchildren), 692 grandchildren, 187 brothers or sisters, 120 parents, 239 other relatives, 237 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,245 (958 male householders (856 living alone)), 1,070 female householders (996 living alone)), 217 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 334 (318 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,864 2-persons, 1,020 3-persons, 790 4-persons, 345 5-persons, 134 6-persons, 92 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,852 1-person, 147 2-persons, 17 3-persons, 12 4-persons.

2,498 married couples with children.
1,848 single-parent households (181 men, 1,667 women).

98.0% of residents of Hale County speak English at home.
1.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (89% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (77% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 16% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (54% speak English very well, 46% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $124,621,000 ($6819 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $6,971,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $51,063,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $29,229,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,376,000
Federal grants: $34,905,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,143,000 ($481,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $6,905,000 ($4,154,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $316,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $11,298,000
Federal Government insurance: $6,670,000

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

Births: 1,245
Here:

68 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,038
Here:

57 per 1000 residents
State:

53 per 1000 residents

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

Net internal migration: -147
Here -8 per 1000 residents
State +2 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Hale County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.38 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 31
  • 2000 to 2004: 766
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,971
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,340
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,192
  • 1960 to 1969: 857
  • 1950 to 1959: 689
  • 1940 to 1949: 277
  • 1939 or earlier: 470
Rooms in houses/apartments in Hale County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 8
  • 2 rooms: 45
  • 3 rooms: 394
  • 4 rooms: 527
  • 5 rooms: 1,438
  • 6 rooms: 1,317
  • 7 rooms: 703
  • 8 rooms: 399
  • 9+ rooms: 315
  • 1 room: 25
  • 2 rooms: 65
  • 3 rooms: 209
  • 4 rooms: 307
  • 5 rooms: 336
  • 6 rooms: 179
  • 7 rooms: 71
  • 8 rooms: 26
  • 9+ rooms: 51
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Hale County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 54
  • 1 bedroom: 164
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,126
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,864
  • 4 bedrooms: 837
  • 5+ bedrooms: 101
  • no bedroom: 25
  • 1 bedroom: 255
  • 2 bedrooms: 485
  • 3 bedrooms: 451
  • 4 bedrooms: 37
  • 5+ bedrooms: 16
Cars and other vehicles available in Hale County, Alabama in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 569
  • 1 vehicle: 1,486
  • 2 vehicles: 1,988
  • 3 vehicles: 789
  • 4 vehicles: 249
  • 5+ vehicles: 65
  • no vehicle: 434
  • 1 vehicle: 532
  • 2 vehicles: 226
  • 3 vehicles: 63
  • 4 vehicles: 14
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

69% of Hale County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 55% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 70% lived in Alabama.

Hale County:

68.6%
State average:

58.1%

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

  • This state: 15301
  • Northeast: 186
  • Midwest: 568
  • South: 973
  • West: 90

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $22,800


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 7%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 6%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Hale County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (36.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (34.7%)
  • Utility gas (23.7%)
  • Wood (3.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.6%)
  • Other fuel (0.5%)
  • Electricity (43.4%)
  • Utility gas (31.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (21.6%)
  • Wood (3.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 211
Here:

9.0%
Alabama:

10.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 80
Here:

6.6%
Alabama:

10.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 28
Here:

6.6%
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)

Hale County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - General: $1,398,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,068,000
    Police Protection: $860,000
    Central Staff Services: $659,000
    Solid Waste Management: $423,000
    Financial Administration: $183,000
    General - Other: $94,000
    Welfare - Other: $28,000
    Health Services - Other: $15,000
    Parks & Recreation: $13,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $181,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $16,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $328,000
    General - Other: $26,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,496,000

Hale County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $535,000
    Solid Waste Management: $258,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $618,000
    Interest Earnings: $59,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,372,000
    General Support: $425,000
  • Tax - Property: $765,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $532,000
    NEC: $28,000

Hale County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $3,010,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $2,871,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $139,000

Hale County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $225,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $464,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $157,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,145
  • Number of aged recipients: 187
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 958
  • Number of recipients under 18: 197
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 630
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 318
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 463
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 508
Hale County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Hale County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Hale County, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary16478.4 years
James14273.2 years
Willie14271.9 years
William11973.6 years
John10174.3 years
Robert9870.8 years
Annie7978.7 years
Henry5272.5 years
George5174.1 years
Mattie4581.1 years
Most common last names in Hale County, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams13274.0 years
Johnson10076.2 years
Jones9375.6 years
Thomas8874.7 years
Smith8774.8 years
Harris7777.0 years
Taylor6478.1 years
Wilson6275.5 years
Jackson5673.8 years
Davis4775.7 years
Businesses in Hale County, AL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lane Furniture1
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
CVS1Subway2
Church's Chicken1UPS1
H&R Block1