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Lauderdale County, Alabama (AL)

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County population in 2014: 93,096 (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: 139 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Lauderdale County: 82.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Retail trade (15.3%), Educational, health and social services (13.3%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (11.8%), Manufacturing (10.9%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (10.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 65%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 31%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%

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Lauderdale County races chart

Races in Lauderdale County, Alabama:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (85.5%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (9.9%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Asian alone (0.7%)
Median resident age:  40.0 years
Alabama median age:  37.0 years
Males: 44,564  (47.9%)
Females: 48,532  (52.1%)
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Lauderdale County,AL real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Lauderdale County:

2.0 people
Alabama:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $43,891 ($33,354 in 1999)

This county:

$43891
Alabama:

$42849

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $408 (lower quartile is $301, upper quartile is $521)
This county:

$408
State:

$515


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $118,600 (it was $80,900 in 2000)
Lauderdale:

$118,600
Alabama:

$122,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $78,000 - $195,900
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,003
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $328

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:

  • 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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $620 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $513 (0.5%)

Lauderdale County household income distribution in 2009 Lauderdale County home values distribution Lauderdale County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.6%
(16.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.3% for Black residents, 23.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.9% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 14.1% for other race residents, 38.3% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.6%
Lauderdale County:

16.6%
Alabama:

18.7%
(16.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.8% for Black residents, 21.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.6% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 12.3% for other race residents, 33.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 41 years old
(Males: 39 years old, Females: 43 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43 years old, Black residents: 29 years old, American Indian residents: 23 years old, Asian residents: 29 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26 years old, Other race residents: 22 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:

6.7%
Alabama:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 5,618
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 76.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 18.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 889 (40% naturalized citizens)

Lauderdale County:

1.0%
Whole state:

2.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 361
  • 1990 to 1994: 127
  • 1985 to 1989: 90
  • 1980 to 1984: 65
  • 1975 to 1979: 64
  • 1970 to 1974: 27
  • 1970 to 1974: 45
  • 1965 to 1969: 110

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: 29,332
  • One, attached: 474
  • Two: 986
  • 3 or 4: 1,454
  • 5 to 9: 1,536
  • 10 to 19: 713
  • 20 or more: 1,391
  • Mobile homes: 4,526
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 12

Housing units in Lauderdale County with a mortgage: 12,136 (1,081 second mortgage, 1,378 home equity loan, 24 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 8,132

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

64.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Lauderdale County

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:

  • 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 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, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: May 5, 2003 to May 30, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1466): May 12, 2003, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1466, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • AlabamaFreezing Rain and Ice Storm, Incident Period: December 23, 1998 to December 29, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1261): January 15, 1999, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1261, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm, Freeze
  • AlabamaStorms/Flooding, Incident Period: February 1, 1996 to February 12, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1104): February 23, 1996, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1104, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • AlabamaWinter Storm, Severe Storm, Freezing, Flooding, Incident Period: January 16, 1994 to February 14, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1013): March 3, 1994, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1013, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Storm, Flood, Freeze
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

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

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Hurricanes: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Freezes: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 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 (24%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

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

  • Mexico (32%)
  • Germany (11%)
  • India (7%)
  • Turkey (6%)
  • Philippines (4%)
  • Canada (4%)
  • Brazil (4%)

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

  • United States or American (38%)
  • English (11%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • German (6%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)

Lauderdale County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 32,808 (85%)
  • Carpooled: 4,006 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 46 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 10 (0%)
  • Railroad: 5 (0%)
  • Taxi: 4 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 19 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 11 (0%)
  • Walked: 576 (1%)
  • Other means: 188 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 803 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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 $49,911.

4.86% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,851 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.86%
Alabama average:

6.02%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.75% relocated from other counties in Alabama ($17,040 average AGI)
2.11% relocated from other states ($16,812 average AGI)
Lauderdale County:

2.11%
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 Colbert County, AL  1.30% ($27,120 average AGI)
from Limestone County, AL  0.23% ($38,639)
from Madison County, AL  0.21% ($35,662)
from Lawrence County, TN  0.16% ($25,404)
from Franklin County, AL  0.16% ($24,667)
from Morgan County, AL  0.14% ($38,605)
from Lawrence County, AL  0.12% ($43,923)


5.04% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,523 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.04%
Alabama average:

6.06%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.93% relocated to other counties in Alabama ($17,137 average AGI)
2.11% relocated to other states ($15,386 average AGI)
Lauderdale County:

2.11%
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 Colbert County, AL  1.28% ($26,007 average AGI)
to Madison County, AL  0.40% ($30,389)
to Limestone County, AL  0.29% ($40,228)
to Lawrence County, TN  0.15% ($35,000)
to Franklin County, AL  0.13% ($28,225)
to Jefferson County, AL  0.12% ($23,289)
to Morgan County, AL  0.10% ($25,129)

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 live births 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

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1057)
  • 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: 90,818
  • In family households: 75,621 (18,619 male householders, 7,050 female householders)
    19,441 spouses, 24,805 children (22,616 natural, 627 adopted, 1,562 stepchildren), 2,124 grandchildren, 650 brothers or sisters, 495 parents, 701 other relatives, 1,318 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 15,197 (5,788 male householders (4,722 living alone)), 7,223 female householders (6,461 living alone)), 2,186 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,891 (657 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 12,350 2-persons, 6,112 3-persons, 4,636 4-persons, 1,758 5-persons, 565 6-persons, 248 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 11,183 1-person, 1,561 2-persons, 204 3-persons, 44 4-persons, 15 5-persons, 1 6-persons, 3 7-or-more-persons.

14,231 married couples with children.
4,439 single-parent households (684 men, 3,755 women).

97.5% of residents of Lauderdale County speak English at home.
1.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (53% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 28% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (60% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 12% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (65% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 14% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $498,930,000 ($5701 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:

6.1
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 578
  • 2000 to 2004: 4,774
  • 1990 to 1999: 8,526
  • 1980 to 1989: 5,483
  • 1970 to 1979: 8,635
  • 1960 to 1969: 4,510
  • 1950 to 1959: 6,267
  • 1940 to 1949: 3,022
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,273
Rooms in houses/apartments in Lauderdale County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 15
  • 2 rooms: 86
  • 3 rooms: 454
  • 4 rooms: 2,140
  • 5 rooms: 6,024
  • 6 rooms: 7,262
  • 7 rooms: 4,784
  • 8 rooms: 2,846
  • 9+ rooms: 2,821
  • 1 room: 134
  • 2 rooms: 678
  • 3 rooms: 1,666
  • 4 rooms: 3,059
  • 5 rooms: 2,142
  • 6 rooms: 1,296
  • 7 rooms: 478
  • 8 rooms: 121
  • 9+ rooms: 82
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Lauderdale County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 25
  • 1 bedroom: 384
  • 2 bedrooms: 4,689
  • 3 bedrooms: 16,003
  • 4 bedrooms: 4,302
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,029
  • no bedroom: 177
  • 1 bedroom: 2,261
  • 2 bedrooms: 4,343
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,433
  • 4 bedrooms: 406
  • 5+ bedrooms: 36
Cars and other vehicles available in Lauderdale County, Alabama in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 885
  • 1 vehicle: 5,594
  • 2 vehicles: 11,699
  • 3 vehicles: 6,015
  • 4 vehicles: 1,585
  • 5+ vehicles: 654
  • no vehicle: 1,279
  • 1 vehicle: 4,845
  • 2 vehicles: 2,858
  • 3 vehicles: 581
  • 4 vehicles: 69
  • 5+ vehicles: 24

60% of Lauderdale County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 63% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 53% lived in Alabama.

Lauderdale County:

60.4%
State average:

58.1%

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

  • This state: 65267
  • Northeast: 1099
  • Midwest: 4792
  • South: 14550
  • West: 1092

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $65,800


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 Lauderdale County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (43.6%)
  • Electricity (37.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16.3%)
  • Wood (2.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.5%)
  • Electricity (64.1%)
  • Utility gas (26.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.3%)
  • Wood (0.9%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 922
Here:

9.6%
Alabama:

10.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 387
Here:

8.7%
Alabama:

10.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 287
Here:

5.7%
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)

Lauderdale County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Health - Other: $1,446,000
    Judicial & Legal: $2,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $6,326,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,760,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,971,000
    Police Protection: $1,817,000
    Financial Administration: $1,276,000
    Central Staff Services: $673,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $585,000
    Fire Protection: $505,000
    Water Utilities: $365,000
    General - Other: $239,000
    Health Services - Other: $185,000
    Welfare - Other: $88,000
    Parks & Recreation: $62,000
    Libraries: $59,000
    Private Transit Subsidies: $32,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $30,000
    Air Transportation: $19,000
    General Public Buildings: $8,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $129,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $6,221,000
    General: $239,000
    Natural Resources: $87,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $504,000
    Police Protection: $157,000
    Solid Waste Management: $71,000
    Central Staff: $52,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $25,000
    Financial Administration: $25,000
    Judicial: $12,000
    Corrections - Other: $8,000
    Natural Resource - Other: $7,000
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000
    Welfare - Other: $3,000
    Health - Other: $1,000
    General - Other: $1,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,435,000

Lauderdale County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $3,074,000
    All Other: $1,089,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $195,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $111,000
    All Other: $76,000
    Water Utilities: $58,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,321,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $124,000
    Rents: $6,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,808,000
    General Support: $1,669,000
    All Other: $955,000
    Water Utilities: $307,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,394,000
    Total General Sales: $6,110,000
    NEC: $1,016,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $731,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $561,000
    Tobacco Sales: $160,000
    Other Selective Sales: $67,000

Lauderdale County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,155,000
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $2,000,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $3,930,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $225,000

Lauderdale County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $570,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $24,131,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $853,000

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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Lauderdale 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 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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - 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+)"