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Limestone County, Alabama (AL)

County population in 2016: 92,753 (42% urban, 58% rural); it was 65,676 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 16,575
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 7,612
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 19,083
Renter-occupied apartments: 7,259 (it was 5,605 in 2000)
% of renters here:

23%
State:

30%

Land area: 568 sq. mi.

Water area: 39.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 163 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Limestone County: 83.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (36.2%), Educational, health and social services (10.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 62%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 32%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Limestone County, Alabama:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (77.1%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (12.8%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (5.9%)
  • Two or more races (2.2%)
  • Asian alone (1.3%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  38.8 years
Alabama median age:  39.0 years
Males: 47,635  (51.4%)
Females: 45,118  (48.6%)
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Limestone County,AL real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Limestone County:

2.0 people
Alabama:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $50,872 ($37,405 in 1999)

This county:

$50,872
Alabama:

$46,257

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $469 (lower quartile is $329, upper quartile is $592)
This county:

$469
State:

$559


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $151,500 (it was $80,700 in 2000)
Limestone:

$151,500
Alabama:

$136,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $88,000 - $247,000
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,153
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $323

Institutionalized population: 2,897

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 8
  • Robberies: 6
  • Assaults: 28
  • Burglaries: 114
  • Thefts: 193
  • Auto thefts: 71
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 152 buildings, average cost: $186,400
  • 2008: 117 buildings, average cost: $197,500
  • 2009: 89 buildings, average cost: $211,300
  • 2010: 138 buildings, average cost: $183,500
  • 2011: 95 buildings, average cost: $185,700
  • 2012: 88 buildings, average cost: $180,500
  • 2013: 89 buildings, average cost: $206,200
  • 2014: 84 buildings, average cost: $191,100
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average permit cost
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $619 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $395 (0.3%)

Limestone County household income distribution in 2013 Limestone County home values distribution in 2013 Limestone County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 13.4%
Limestone County:

13.4%
Alabama:

17.1%
(11.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.8% for Black residents, 26.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 4.3% for American Indian residents, 54.8% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 29.1% for other race residents, 28.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 38.8 years old
(Males: 37.5 years old, Females: 41.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42.2 years old, Black residents: 37.4 years old, American Indian residents: 29.7 years old, Asian residents: 36.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 20.8 years old, Other race residents: 41.8 years old)

Area name: Huntsville, AL MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Limestone County is $456 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $538 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $737 a month.

Cities in this county include: Athens, Salem, Ardmore, Elkmont, Lester, Mooresville.

Limestone 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: Alcorn County, Mississippi , Coal County, Oklahoma , DeSoto County, Mississippi , Crittenden County, Arkansas , Fayette County, Tennessee , Lenoir County, North Carolina .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.2%
Alabama:

5.9%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 2,898
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 80.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 22.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 3,460 (32.1% naturalized citizens)

Limestone County:

3.7%
Whole state:

3.4%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Limestone County population
  • 4652010 or later
  • 1,6572000 to 2009
  • 6631990 to 1999
  • 3231980 to 1989
  • 1361970 to 1979
  • 57Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 53.9%

Limestone County marital status for males Limestone County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 28,453
  • One, attached: 216
  • Two: 640
  • 3 or 4: 596
  • 5 to 9: 1,019
  • 10 to 19: 631
  • 20 to 49: 470
  • 50 or more: 49
  • Mobile homes: 3,695

Housing units in Limestone County with a mortgage: 14,036 (870 second mortgage, 886 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 8,996

Here:

63.6% with mortgage
State:

56.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Limestone County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant33,582122
Mainline Protestant4,89925
Catholic2,4621
Other1,2094
Black Protestant86614
None39,764-
Limestone 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: 10
Limestone County:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
This county:

0.68 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 45
Limestone County:

6.09 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 33
This county:

4.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Limestone County:

9.8%
Alabama:

11.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Limestone County:

27.7%
State:

31.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

23.1%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Limestone County:

Average size of farms: 183 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $42,338
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $278.70
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 14.08%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 42.39%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $38,793
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 47.86%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 7.90%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $53,466
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.34%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 12.34
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.80%
Corn for grain: 5409 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 6095 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 62972 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 16205 harvested acres
Vegetables: 105 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 236 acres

Earthquake activity:

Limestone 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 79.6 miles away from Limestone 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 98.3 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 257.1 miles away from the county center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 90.1 miles away from the county center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 197.9 miles away from Limestone 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 200.9 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:

  • 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 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 Tornadoes, Incident Period: December 16, 2000 to December 22, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1352: December 18, 2000, FEMA Id: 1352, Natural disaster type: Tornado
  • 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
  • 6 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Limestone County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 7, Hurricanes: 3, 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).
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (49%)
  • India (7%)
  • Guatemala (5%)
  • Germany (4%)
  • Korea (3%)
  • Vietnam (3%)
  • Canada (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Limestone County


  • American (28%)
  • English (9%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • German (3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • European (1%)

Limestone County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 23,248 (85.7%)
  • Carpooled: 2,256 (8.3%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 29 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 191 (0.7%)
  • Walked: 216 (0.8%)
  • Worked at home: 1,206 (4.4%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 2,001 people in state prisons
  • 336 people in nursing homes
  • 185 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 97 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 23 people in homes for the mentally ill

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

  • 2,342 people in state prisons
  • 283 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 234 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 38 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 10 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $57,342.

7.99% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($48,759 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.99%
Alabama average:

6.02%


0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($538 average AGI)
Limestone County:

0.07%
Alabama average:

0.05%

5.14% relocated from other counties in Alabama ($30,271 average AGI)
2.78% relocated from other states ($17,950 average AGI)
Limestone County:

2.78%
Alabama average:

2.63%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Madison County, AL  3.12% ($51,914 average AGI)
from Morgan County, AL  0.69% ($35,522)
from Lauderdale County, AL  0.31% ($40,228)
from Giles County, TN  0.22% ($26,381)
from Jefferson County, AL  0.14% ($25,738)
from Lawrence County, AL  0.07% ($31,952)
from Lincoln County, TN  0.07% ($28,300)


5.69% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,337 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.69%
Alabama average:

6.06%


0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($459 average AGI)
Limestone County:

0.05%
Alabama average:

0.06%

3.36% relocated to other counties in Alabama ($21,112 average AGI)
2.28% relocated to other states ($18,766 average AGI)
Limestone County:

2.28%
Alabama average:

2.67%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Madison County, AL  1.83% ($39,638 average AGI)
to Morgan County, AL  0.47% ($29,993)
to Lauderdale County, AL  0.25% ($38,639)
to Giles County, TN  0.22% ($32,365)
to Jefferson County, AL  0.09% ($31,852)
to Tuscaloosa County, AL  0.08% ($29,870)
to Lincoln County, TN  0.08% ($29,955)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.7

Births per 1000 population in Limestone County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Limestone County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.3

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Limestone County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 16.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Limestone County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Limestone County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Limestone County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Limestone County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Limestone County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Limestone County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 11,170 (8,745 aged, 2,425 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,709 (9%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (890)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (712)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (696)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (387)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (340)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (339)
  • Congestive heart failure (307)
  • Unspecified dementia (235)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (213)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (199)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 65.0. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 44.0
  • Other - 21.0

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 117.4. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 94.3
  • Other - 23.1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 92,753
  • In family households: 78,491 (12,549 male householders, 9,392 female householders)
    16,452 spouses, 29,799 children (26,318 natural, 589 adopted, 2,892 stepchildren), 2,224 grandchildren, 1,899 brothers or sisters, 1,576 parents, 2,927 other relatives, 1,673 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 11,351 (5,157 male householders (4,628 living alone)), 4,782 female householders (4,583 living alone)), 1,412 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,911

Size of family households: 11,101 2-persons, 4,778 3-persons, 3,616 4-persons, 1,605 5-persons, 536 6-persons, 305 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 9,211 1-person, 705 2-persons, 23 4-persons.

15,057 married couples with children.
4,588 single-parent households (1,690 men, 2,898 women).

93.7% of residents of Limestone speak English at home.
4.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (61% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (82% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (63% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (53% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 24% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $341,189,000 ($4,917 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $15,570,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $162,826,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $69,767,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $9,050,000
Federal grants: $85,910,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,797,000 ($678,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $9,839,000 ($2,147,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $77,641,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $58,373,000
Federal Government insurance: $43,730,000

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

Births: 4,360
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,074
Here:

44 per 1000 residents
State:

53 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +225
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+6 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +3,363
Here:

+48 per 1000 residents
State:

+2 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Limestone County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 10.82 millions of gallons per day (25% from ground, 75% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.7

Year house built in Limestone County, Alabama Note: State values scaled to Limestone County population
  • 4882014 or later
  • 3,8262010 to 2013
  • 8,0282000 to 2009
  • 5,6441990 to 1999
  • 5,3521980 to 1989
  • 5,7141970 to 1979
  • 4,0641960 to 1969
  • 1,7741950 to 1959
  • 4121940 to 1949
  • 4671939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Limestone County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Limestone County, Alabama Note: State values scaled to Limestone County population
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 1053 rooms
  • 1,4984 rooms
  • 4,5715 rooms
  • 4,4366 rooms
  • 4,5277 rooms
  • 3,5668 rooms
  • 4,3299+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Limestone County, Alabama Note: State values scaled to Limestone County population
  • 1911 room
  • 1812 rooms
  • 9763 rooms
  • 2,6204 rooms
  • 2,0035 rooms
  • 1,4816 rooms
  • 7457 rooms
  • 2768 rooms
  • 3759+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Limestone County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Limestone County, Alabama Note: State values scaled to Limestone County population
  • 38no bedroom
  • 661 bedroom
  • 2,7712 bedrooms
  • 14,1033 bedrooms
  • 5,0104 bedrooms
  • 1,0445+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Limestone County, Alabama Note: State values scaled to Limestone County population
  • 191no bedroom
  • 1,6051 bedroom
  • 3,0362 bedrooms
  • 3,0333 bedrooms
  • 9834 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Limestone County, Alabama in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Limestone County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Limestone County population
  • 500no vehicle
  • 4,9641 vehicle
  • 9,3752 vehicles
  • 5,0653 vehicles
  • 2,6854 vehicles
  • 4435+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Limestone County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Limestone County population
  • 1,235no vehicle
  • 3,7921 vehicle
  • 2,6112 vehicles
  • 7553 vehicles
  • 3014 vehicles
  • 1545+ vehicles

87.8% of Limestone County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 30% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 68% lived in Alabama.

Limestone County:

87.8%
State average:

86.1%

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

  • This state: 62,091
  • Other state: 26,505
  • Northeast: 1,013
  • Midwest: 7,617
  • South: 15,204
  • West: 2,671
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Limestone County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 76.7%Electricity
  • 12.6%Utility gas
  • 8.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%Wood
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 83.7%Electricity
  • 8.2%Utility gas
  • 5.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Wood
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,338
Here:

13.4%
Alabama:

11.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 330
Here:

5.0%
Alabama:

11.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 224
Here:

5.3%
Alabama:

14.3%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
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Limestone County government finances - Expenditure in 2004:

  • Construction - Corrections - Other: $7,734,000
    Water Utilities: $6,345,000
    Regular Highways: $1,098,000
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $5,270,000
    Regular Highways: $4,944,000
    Police Protection: $2,826,000
    Financial Administration: $1,513,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,328,000
    Health Services - Other: $940,000
    Central Staff Services: $849,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $812,000
    Welfare - Other: $545,000
    General Public Buildings: $369,000
    Sewerage: $316,000
    Parks & Recreation: $167,000
    General - Other: $148,000
    Solid Waste Management: $30,000
    Libraries: $25,000
    Fire Protection: $8,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $630,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $708,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $103,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $127,000
    General - Other: $74,000
    Sewerage: $69,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $9,643,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,209,000

Limestone County government finances - Revenue in 2004:

  • Charges - All Other: $1,657,000
    Sewerage: $369,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $807,000
    Interest Earnings: $787,000
    Property Sale Other: $31,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $6,932,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,603,000
    General Support: $1,357,000
    All Other: $703,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,646,000
    Total General Sales: $1,192,000
    NEC: $73,000

Limestone County government finances - Debt in 2004:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $29,168,000
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $13,560,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $13,330,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $28,431,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $737,000
    Other, NEC: $230,000

Limestone County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $6,582,000
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $16,145,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,945
  • Number of aged recipients: 250
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,695
  • Number of recipients under 18: 267
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,201
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 477
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 853
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 798
Limestone County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Limestone County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 14 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 ORIGINATED649$154,633588$153,1501,815$169,221160$29,3752$162,000212$139,50062$40,742
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED19$149,73728$116,143155$160,1428$88,5000$08$135,00021$53,476
APPLICATIONS DENIED60$117,85088$95,830598$150,01378$44,5640$034$92,05949$41,939
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN64$151,39161$173,361438$162,98611$46,7270$021$120,0956$73,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS13$144,23120$104,650139$158,5047$89,5710$05$87,2005$44,600
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 13 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED89$206,46191$195,3192$255,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED21$176,90531$206,0975$142,800
APPLICATIONS DENIED10$226,90016$200,0630$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$223,8007$179,7140$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$149,3331$124,0003$149,333
Conventional Home Purchase Loans
Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value
Most common first names in Limestone County, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James44073.1 years
William37172.7 years
Mary30378.0 years
John30073.6 years
Robert23572.4 years
Charles14868.6 years
George14174.3 years
Thomas13174.0 years
Willie11776.4 years
Ruby10379.2 years
Most common last names in Limestone County, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith22573.5 years
Davis12875.0 years
Johnson12275.1 years
Black11076.8 years
Malone10474.0 years
Adams9574.4 years
Moore8373.7 years
Jones8373.8 years
Carter8276.3 years
Jackson7773.0 years
Businesses in Limestone County, AL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's3
Advance Auto Parts2Nike1
Applebee's1Papa John's Pizza1
Arby's1Penske1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut2
Best Western1Publix Super Markets1
Blockbuster1Quality1
Burger King2Quiznos1
CVS1RadioShack2
Chevrolet1Ruby Tuesday1
Chick-Fil-A1Rue211
Cracker Barrel1SAS Shoes1
DHL1SONIC Drive-In1
Days Inn1Sears1
Domino's Pizza1Sleep Inn1
FedEx3Sprint Nextel1
Ford1Staples1
GameStop1Starbucks1
Goodwill5Subway4
H&R Block1Super 81
Hardee's2T-Mobile3
Hilton1Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul6
KFC1UPS5
Kmart1Waffle House1
Lane Furniture3Walgreens1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walmart1
Lowe's1Wendy's1
Maurices1

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