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Lauderdale County, Alabama (AL)

County population in 2017: 92,538 (51% urban, 49% rural); it was 87,966 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 15,926
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 11,000
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 26,432
Renter-occupied apartments: 11,754 (it was 9,656 in 2000)
% of renters here:

27%
State:

30%

Land area: 669 sq. mi.

Water area: 49.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 138 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Lauderdale County: 83.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (22.7%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (21.0%), Manufacturing (13.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 64%
  • Government: 9%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 26%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Lauderdale County, AL (2017)
    • 78,44289.2%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 9,25410.5%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,3262.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1,4471.6%Two or more races
    • 6600.8%Asian alone
    • 3330.4%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 2190.2%Some other race alone
    • 220.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

40.9 years
Alabama median age:

38.9 years
Males: 43,447  (47.0%)
Females: 49,091  (53.0%)
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Average household size:
Lauderdale County:

2.0 people
Alabama:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $45,352 ($33,354 in 1999)
This county:

$45,352
Alabama:

$48,123

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $490 (lower quartile is $385, upper quartile is $625)
This county:

$490
State:

$565


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $144,800 (it was $80,900 in 2000)
Lauderdale:

$144,800
Alabama:

$141,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $85,300 - $215,700
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $992
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $344

Institutionalized population: 657

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 6
  • Robberies: 8
  • Assaults: 15
  • Burglaries: 52
  • Thefts: 129
  • Auto thefts: 6

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 32
  • Burglaries: 102
  • Thefts: 301
  • Auto thefts: 17
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 135 buildings, average cost: $97,600
  • 1998: 130 buildings, average cost: $97,700
  • 1999: 129 buildings, average cost: $110,600
  • 2000: 124 buildings, average cost: $107,200
  • 2001: 85 buildings, average cost: $104,600
  • 2002: 103 buildings, average cost: $115,200
  • 2003: 123 buildings, average cost: $121,900
  • 2004: 144 buildings, average cost: $117,900
  • 2005: 132 buildings, average cost: $115,100
  • 2006: 167 buildings, average cost: $113,400
  • 2007: 136 buildings, average cost: $120,800
  • 2008: 124 buildings, average cost: $109,100
  • 2009: 51 buildings, average cost: $112,800
  • 2010: 72 buildings, average cost: $119,300
  • 2011: 57 buildings, average cost: $116,800
  • 2012: 66 buildings, average cost: $126,600
  • 2013: 96 buildings, average cost: $134,700
  • 2014: 54 buildings, average cost: $137,000
  • 2015: 82 buildings, average cost: $126,700
  • 2016: 101 buildings, average cost: $130,100
  • 2017: 107 buildings, average cost: $124,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Lauderdale, AL residents
Average permit cost in Lauderdale, AL
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $612 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $533 (0.4%)

Distribution of median household income in Lauderdale, AL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Lauderdale, AL in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Lauderdale, AL in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.6%
Lauderdale County:

12.6%
Alabama:

16.9%
(11.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.2% for Black residents, 26.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.8% for American Indian residents, 37.5% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 4.5% for other race residents, 25.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 40.9 years old
(Males: 40.3 years old, Females: 41.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.3 years old, Black residents: 30.5 years old, American Indian residents: 33.7 years old, Asian residents: 40.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.9 years old, Other race residents: 27.6 years old)

Area name: Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Lauderdale County is $400 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $486 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $620 a month.

Cities in this county include: Florence, Cloverdale, Oakland, Underwood-Petersville, Rogersville, Killen, Lexington, Anderson, St. Florian, Waterloo.

Lauderdale County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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Neighboring counties: Atoka County, Oklahoma , Cross County, Arkansas , Fairfield County, South Carolina , Clay County, North Carolina , Union County, South Carolina , Scott County, Arkansas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.9%
Alabama:

3.8%

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

Current college students: 5,618
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 88.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 24.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,385 (31.7% naturalized citizens)

Lauderdale County:

1.5%
Whole state:

3.5%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 5562010 or later
  • 4482000 to 2009
  • 3981990 to 1999
  • 1551980 to 1989
  • 911970 to 1979
  • 155Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 70.5%

Lauderdale County marital status for males Lauderdale County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 32,235
  • One, attached: 141
  • Two: 1,262
  • 3 or 4: 1,668
  • 5 to 9: 2,907
  • 10 to 19: 1,341
  • 20 to 49: 554
  • 50 or more: 617
  • Mobile homes: 3,957
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 152

Housing units in Lauderdale County with a mortgage: 13,554 (292 second mortgage, 1,878 home equity loan, 46 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 11,566

Here:

54.2% with mortgage
State:

56.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Lauderdale County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant40,963144
Mainline Protestant8,07938
Black Protestant2,34619
Catholic1,9482
Other7273
None38,646-
Lauderdale 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: 14
Lauderdale County:

1.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
This county:

1.24 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 50
Lauderdale County:

5.65 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 62
This county:

7.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Lauderdale County:

11.9%
Alabama:

11.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Lauderdale County:

30.1%
State:

31.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.1%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Lauderdale County:

Average size of farms: 140 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $18,943
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $153.79
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 2.62%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 59.41%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $18,262
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 35.69%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.80%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $31,918
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.87%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 16.37
Corn for grain: 7202 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 3032 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 26921 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 9922 harvested acres
Vegetables: 93 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 30 acres

Earthquake activity:

Lauderdale County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 115.5 miles away from Lauderdale County center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 103.8 miles away from the county center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 162.4 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 247.8 miles away from the county center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 170.6 miles away from Lauderdale County center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 81.2 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: April 28, 2014 to May 05, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4176: May 02, 2014, FEMA Id: 4176, 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 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, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to September 26, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1605: August 29, 2005, FEMA Id: 1605, 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 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 Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: May 05, 2003 to May 30, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1466: May 12, 2003, FEMA Id: 1466, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Alabama Freezing Rain and Ice Storm, Incident Period: December 23, 1998 to December 29, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1261: January 15, 1999, FEMA Id: 1261, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm, Freeze
  • Alabama Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: February 01, 1996 to February 12, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1104: February 23, 1996, FEMA Id: 1104, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

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

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Winds: 3, Freezes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Lauderdale

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 30,665 (88.8%)
  • Carpooled: 2,152 (6.2%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 78 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 101 (0.3%)
  • Bicycle: 98 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 685 (2.0%)
  • Worked at home: 776 (2.2%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)

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


  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (26%)
  • India (16%)
  • Philippines (8%)
  • Canada (6%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (5%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • Guatemala (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Lauderdale County


  • American (30%)
  • English (7%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • German (5%)
  • European (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 643 people in nursing homes
  • 621 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 214 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 147 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 38 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 22 people in other group homes
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 6 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 4 people in unknown juvenile institutions

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

  • 1,100 people in college/university student housing
  • 485 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 144 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 80 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 27 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 21 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 11 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 9 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 8 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 6 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $60,899.

5.30% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,123 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.30%
Alabama average:

5.95%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.94% relocated from other counties in Alabama ($20,778 average AGI)
2.36% relocated from other states ($22,345 average AGI)
Lauderdale County:

2.36%
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 Colbert County, AL  1.46% ($36,356 average AGI)
from Limestone County, AL  0.24% ($49,747)
from Madison County, AL  0.24% ($38,867)
from Morgan County, AL  0.17% ($35,600)
from Lawrence County, TN  0.15% ($43,939)
from Franklin County, AL  0.11% ($27,806)
from Wayne County, TN  0.10% ($53,091)


5.46% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,893 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.46%
Alabama average:

5.97%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.20% relocated to other counties in Alabama ($23,060 average AGI)
2.26% relocated to other states ($18,833 average AGI)
Lauderdale County:

2.26%
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 Colbert County, AL  1.48% ($39,319 average AGI)
to Madison County, AL  0.45% ($37,944)
to Limestone County, AL  0.27% ($43,941)
to Lawrence County, TN  0.16% ($27,846)
to Jefferson County, AL  0.16% ($46,280)
to Morgan County, AL  0.14% ($34,465)
to Davidson County, TN  0.13% ($33,714)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.1

Births per 1000 population in Lauderdale County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Lauderdale County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.2

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Lauderdale County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 15.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Lauderdale County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Lauderdale County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Lauderdale County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Lauderdale County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Lauderdale County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Lauderdale County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 17,720 (13,896 aged, 3,824 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,469 (7%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,057)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (933)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (833)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (694)
  • Congestive heart failure (664)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (653)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (638)
  • Respiratory arrest (520)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (469)
  • Unspecified dementia (460)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 47.4. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 129.1. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 88.3
  • Other - 40.9

Household type by relationship:

Households: 92,538
  • In family households: 73,483 (13,040 male householders, 11,106 female householders)
    17,444 spouses, 25,456 children (23,917 natural, 334 adopted, 1,205 stepchildren), 2,321 grandchildren, 462 brothers or sisters, 385 parents, 1,722 other relatives, 1,547 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 16,935 (5,577 male householders (4,195 living alone)), 8,492 female householders (7,502 living alone)), 2,866 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,120

Size of family households: 13,086 2-persons, 5,762 3-persons, 3,224 4-persons, 1,386 5-persons, 612 6-persons, 76 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 11,697 1-person, 2,249 2-persons, 123 3-persons.

11,495 married couples with children.
5,000 single-parent households (1,050 men, 3,950 women).

97.2% of residents of Lauderdale speak English at home.
1.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (57% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (87% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 2% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (72% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 1% speak English not well, 18% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $498,930,000 ($5,701 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $21,138,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $274,334,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $110,622,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $6,512,000
Federal grants: $77,023,000
Federal procurement contracts: $4,140,000 ($764,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $26,300,000 ($9,679,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $782,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $9,744,000
Federal Government insurance: $29,730,000

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

Births: 5,219
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 4,911
Here:

56 per 1000 residents
State:

53 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +281
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+6 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -772
Here -9 per 1000 residents
State +2 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Lauderdale County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 13.14 millions of gallons per day (9% from ground, 91% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.6
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.7

Year house built in Lauderdale County, Alabama
  • Year house built in Lauderdale County, Alabama
  • 1,2252014 or later
  • 1,3742010 to 2013
  • 5,2052000 to 2009
  • 6,6691990 to 1999
  • 4,0381980 to 1989
  • 9,9731970 to 1979
  • 6,5971960 to 1969
  • 5,8981950 to 1959
  • 1,5831940 to 1949
  • 2,2721939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Lauderdale County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lauderdale County, Alabama
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lauderdale County, Alabama
  • 1961 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 3543 rooms
  • 1,0484 rooms
  • 5,3755 rooms
  • 5,2136 rooms
  • 4,7077 rooms
  • 3,8778 rooms
  • 4,3509+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lauderdale County, Alabama
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lauderdale County, Alabama
  • 1021 room
  • 8392 rooms
  • 1,7113 rooms
  • 4,6624 rooms
  • 3,2205 rooms
  • 1,4146 rooms
  • 6537 rooms
  • 3088 rooms
  • 1869+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Lauderdale County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Lauderdale County, Alabama
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Lauderdale County, Alabama
  • 241no bedroom
  • 4001 bedroom
  • 3,4532 bedrooms
  • 14,4753 bedrooms
  • 5,2194 bedrooms
  • 1,3325+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lauderdale County, Alabama
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lauderdale County, Alabama
  • 102no bedroom
  • 2,4741 bedroom
  • 6,5482 bedrooms
  • 3,4253 bedrooms
  • 5414 bedrooms
  • 55+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Lauderdale County, Alabama in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Lauderdale County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Lauderdale County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 325no vehicle
  • 5,9371 vehicle
  • 9,9892 vehicles
  • 5,6063 vehicles
  • 2,3574 vehicles
  • 9065+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Lauderdale County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Lauderdale County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,919no vehicle
  • 6,5301 vehicle
  • 3,5792 vehicles
  • 5083 vehicles
  • 4494 vehicles
  • 1105+ vehicles

83.6% of Lauderdale County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 61% lived in Alabama.

Lauderdale County:

83.6%
State average:

86.3%

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

  • This state: 68,363
  • Other state: 22,325
  • Northeast: 1,233
  • Midwest: 4,557
  • South: 15,402
  • West: 1,133
Year householders moved into unit in Lauderdale County, AL
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Lauderdale County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 59.0%Electricity
  • 31.0%Utility gas
  • 7.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%Wood
  • 0.4%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 80.7%Electricity
  • 15.1%Utility gas
  • 2.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Wood
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 664
Here:

8.7%
Alabama:

10.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 724
Here:

13.9%
Alabama:

11.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 371
Here:

4.8%
Alabama:

12.0%

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

Lauderdale County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $4,739,000
    Other: $1,304,000
    Parks and Recreation: $24,000
  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $422,000
    Regular Highways: $350,000
    Correctional Institutions: $54,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $7,048,000
    Police Protection: $3,819,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,134,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,498,000
    Financial Administration: $2,155,000
    Local Fire Protection: $976,000
    Central Staff Services: $891,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $685,000
    General Public Buildings: $571,000
    General - Other: $487,000
    Health - Other: $314,000
    Libraries: $204,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $134,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $105,000
    Parks and Recreation: $46,000
    Corrections - Other: $43,000
    Transit Utilities: $35,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $35,000
    Air Transportation: $25,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $75,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $30,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $8,066,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $7,606,000
    Other - Police Protection: $19,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,057,000
    General Local Government Support: $121,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $630,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $515,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $115,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $379,000
    Interest Earnings: $185,000
    Rents: $150,000
    Sale of Property: $75,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $8,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $517,000
    Regular Highways: $484,000
    Police Protection: $409,000
    General Public Building: $80,000
    Central Staff Services: $17,000
    Correctional Institutions: $13,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $13,000
    Financial Administration: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $36,237,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $99,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,009,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,479,000
    Other: $1,072,000
    Education: $86,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $12,136,000
    Property: $10,408,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $1,699,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,432,000
    Other License: $1,029,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $655,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $270,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $131,000
    Tobacco Products Sales: $128,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,402,000

Lauderdale County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $4,739,000
    Other: $1,304,000
    Parks and Recreation: $24,000
  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $422,000
    Regular Highways: $350,000
    Correctional Institutions: $54,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $7,048,000
    Police Protection: $3,819,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,134,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,498,000
    Financial Administration: $2,155,000
    Local Fire Protection: $976,000
    Central Staff Services: $891,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $685,000
    General Public Buildings: $571,000
    General - Other: $487,000
    Health - Other: $314,000
    Libraries: $204,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $134,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $105,000
    Parks and Recreation: $46,000
    Corrections - Other: $43,000
    Transit Utilities: $35,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $35,000
    Air Transportation: $25,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $75,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $30,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $8,066,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $7,606,000
    Other - Police Protection: $19,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,057,000
    General Local Government Support: $121,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $630,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $515,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $115,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $379,000
    Interest Earnings: $185,000
    Rents: $150,000
    Sale of Property: $75,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $8,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $517,000
    Regular Highways: $484,000
    Police Protection: $409,000
    General Public Building: $80,000
    Central Staff Services: $17,000
    Correctional Institutions: $13,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $13,000
    Financial Administration: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $36,237,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $99,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,009,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,479,000
    Other: $1,072,000
    Education: $86,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $12,136,000
    Property: $10,408,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $1,699,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,432,000
    Other License: $1,029,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $655,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $270,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $131,000
    Tobacco Products Sales: $128,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,402,000

Lauderdale County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $4,739,000
    Other: $1,304,000
    Parks and Recreation: $24,000
  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $422,000
    Regular Highways: $350,000
    Correctional Institutions: $54,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $7,048,000
    Police Protection: $3,819,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,134,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,498,000
    Financial Administration: $2,155,000
    Local Fire Protection: $976,000
    Central Staff Services: $891,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $685,000
    General Public Buildings: $571,000
    General - Other: $487,000
    Health - Other: $314,000
    Libraries: $204,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $134,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $105,000
    Parks and Recreation: $46,000
    Corrections - Other: $43,000
    Transit Utilities: $35,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $35,000
    Air Transportation: $25,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $75,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $30,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $8,066,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $7,606,000
    Other - Police Protection: $19,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,057,000
    General Local Government Support: $121,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $630,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $515,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $115,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $379,000
    Interest Earnings: $185,000
    Rents: $150,000
    Sale of Property: $75,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $8,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $517,000
    Regular Highways: $484,000
    Police Protection: $409,000
    General Public Building: $80,000
    Central Staff Services: $17,000
    Correctional Institutions: $13,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $13,000
    Financial Administration: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $36,237,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $99,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,009,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,479,000
    Other: $1,072,000
    Education: $86,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $12,136,000
    Property: $10,408,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $1,699,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,432,000
    Other License: $1,029,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $655,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $270,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $131,000
    Tobacco Products Sales: $128,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,402,000

Lauderdale County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $4,739,000
    Other: $1,304,000
    Parks and Recreation: $24,000
  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $422,000
    Regular Highways: $350,000
    Correctional Institutions: $54,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $7,048,000
    Police Protection: $3,819,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,134,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,498,000
    Financial Administration: $2,155,000
    Local Fire Protection: $976,000
    Central Staff Services: $891,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $685,000
    General Public Buildings: $571,000
    General - Other: $487,000
    Health - Other: $314,000
    Libraries: $204,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $134,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $105,000
    Parks and Recreation: $46,000
    Corrections - Other: $43,000
    Transit Utilities: $35,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $35,000
    Air Transportation: $25,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $75,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $30,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $8,066,000
    Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $7,606,000
    Other - Police Protection: $19,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,057,000
    General Local Government Support: $121,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $630,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $515,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $115,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $379,000
    Interest Earnings: $185,000
    Rents: $150,000
    Sale of Property: $75,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $8,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $517,000
    Regular Highways: $484,000
    Police Protection: $409,000
    General Public Building: $80,000
    Central Staff Services: $17,000
    Correctional Institutions: $13,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $13,000
    Financial Administration: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $36,237,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $99,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,009,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,479,000
    Other: $1,072,000
    Education: $86,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $12,136,000
    Property: $10,408,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $1,699,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,432,000
    Other License: $1,029,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $655,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $270,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $131,000
    Tobacco Products Sales: $128,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,402,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 2,682
  • Number of aged recipients: 238
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 2,444
  • Number of recipients under 18: 355
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,810
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 517
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 1,135
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 1,110
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 19 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 ORIGINATED213$117,263454$126,1281,705$136,127165$54,80011$1,407,455311$104,87868$36,456
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED18$82,55637$83,703105$138,33314$38,2860$07$65,85726$44,769
APPLICATIONS DENIED41$91,390112$73,946514$124,53956$40,5540$026$112,42381$44,259
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN32$124,25036$139,472326$136,91713$74,1540$016$122,7504$56,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$144,00014$120,857110$125,2732$40,0000$01$64,0003$83,333
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 18 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED77$157,77966$170,9391$383,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED26$168,92319$155,2113$225,667
APPLICATIONS DENIED10$122,60011$181,9090$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$131,0006$190,3330$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$241,0000$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lauderdale, AL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Lauderdale, AL - Value
Most common first names in Lauderdale County, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James87572.3 years
William73872.7 years
Mary68078.0 years
John56275.0 years
Robert44273.1 years
Charles27270.9 years
Thomas25272.0 years
Annie25281.0 years
Willie23176.9 years
George20875.5 years
Most common last names in Lauderdale County, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith38574.6 years
White25875.2 years
Jones25375.2 years
Davis24273.9 years
Williams22674.4 years
Thompson21373.9 years
Johnson20874.1 years
Brown17673.8 years
Butler16175.1 years
Richardson15473.8 years
Businesses in Lauderdale County, AL
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Little Caesars Pizza1
AT&T2Lowe's1
Ace Hardware1Marriott2
Advance Auto Parts3Maurices1
Aeropostale1McDonald's6
American Eagle Outfitters1Motherhood Maternity1
Applebee's1New Balance3
Arby's2Nike5
AutoZone3Nissan1
Avenue1Office Depot1
Bath & Body Works1Olive Garden1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Papa John's Pizza1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Payless1
Burger King2Penske1
CVS2Pizza Hut2
Catherines1Popeyes1
Chevrolet1Quality1
Chick-Fil-A2Quiznos1
Comfort Suites1RadioShack1
Cracker Barrel1Red Lobster1
Curves1Rite Aid2
Domino's Pizza2Ruby Tuesday1
FedEx9Rue211
Finish Line1Ryan's Grill1
GNC2SAS Shoes1
GameStop2SONIC Drive-In2
Gap1Sam's Club1
H&R Block3Sears2
Hardee's2Shoe Carnival1
Hilton2Spencer Gifts1
Hobby Lobby1Subway6
Holiday Inn1Super 81
Home Depot1T-Mobile3
Honda1T.J.Maxx1
Hyundai1Taco Bell2
JCPenney1Target1
JoS. A. Bank1True Value2
Jones New York2U-Haul5
Journeys1UPS8
Justice1Verizon Wireless1
KFC2Victoria's Secret1
Kincaid1Waffle House1
Kmart1Walgreens2
Knights Inn1Walmart1
Kohl's1Wendy's1
La-Z-Boy1YMCA2
Lane Furniture1

Lauderdale County on our top lists:

  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"