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Marengo County, Alabama (AL)

County population in 2016: 20,157 (31% urban, 69% rural); it was 22,539 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,221
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,181
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,944
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,133 (it was 1,823 in 2000)
% of renters here:

21%
State:

30%

Land area: 977 sq. mi.

Water area: 5.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 21 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Marengo County: 82.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (20.0%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (16.9%), Public administration (11.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 34%
  • Government: 24%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 29%
  • Unpaid family work: 13%
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Races in Marengo County, Alabama:

  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (53.2%)
  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (45.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.0%)
Median resident age:  42.6 years
Alabama median age:  39.0 years
Males: 9,472  (47.0%)
Females: 10,685  (53.0%)
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Marengo County,AL real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Marengo County:

2.0 people
Alabama:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $31,741 ($27,025 in 1999)

This county:

$31,741
Alabama:

$46,257

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $349 (lower quartile is $238, upper quartile is $466)
This county:

$349
State:

$559


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $93,167 (it was $53,800 in 2000)
Marengo:

$93,167
Alabama:

$136,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $43,289 - $177,659
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,026
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $363

Institutionalized population: 240

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 8
  • Burglaries: 54
  • Thefts: 53
  • Auto thefts: 10

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 5
  • Assaults: 19
  • Burglaries: 44
  • Thefts: 53
  • Auto thefts: 11
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 38 buildings, average cost: $94,600
  • 2008: 26 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $102,500
  • 2010: 32 buildings, average cost: $100,800
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $117,300
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $175,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2014: 0 buildings
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: $391 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $223 (0.3%)

Marengo County household income distribution in 2013 Marengo County home values distribution in 2013 Marengo County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 25.8%
Marengo County:

25.8%
Alabama:

17.1%
(11.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.8% for Black residents, 48.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.6% for American Indian residents, 59.4% for other race residents, 47.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 42.6 years old
(Males: 41.0 years old, Females: 43.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47.0 years old, Black residents: 38.0 years old, American Indian residents: 54.1 years old, Asian residents: 14.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 20.1 years old, Other race residents: 20.6 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Marengo County is $384 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $435 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $563 a month.

Cities in this county include: Demopolis, Dixons Mill, Linden, Thomaston, Providence, Sweet Water, Putnam, Myrtlewood, Nanafalia, Faunsdale.

Marengo County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Neighboring counties: Madison Parish, Louisiana , Madison County, Mississippi , Warren County, Mississippi , Treutlen County, Georgia , Webster County, Georgia .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.2%
Alabama:

5.9%

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

Current college students: 707
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 83.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 179 (18.6% naturalized citizens)

Marengo County:

0.9%
Whole state:

3.4%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Marengo County population
  • 482010 or later
  • 792000 to 2009
  • 391990 to 1999
  • 261980 to 1989
  • 271970 to 1979
  • 4Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 70.8%

Marengo County marital status for males Marengo County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,745
  • One, attached: 89
  • Two: 188
  • 3 or 4: 210
  • 5 to 9: 374
  • 10 to 19: 73
  • 20 to 49: 130
  • 50 or more: 62
  • Mobile homes: 2,398
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 15

Housing units in Marengo County with a mortgage: 2,399 (21 second mortgage, 166 home equity loan, 7 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,320

Here:

40.0% with mortgage
State:

56.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Marengo County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,67150
Black Protestant3,05714
Mainline Protestant1,90620
Catholic3861
Other2243
None4,783-
Marengo 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: 6
Marengo County:

2.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
This county:

2.83 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Marengo County:

8.95 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 14
This county:

6.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Marengo County:

14.6%
Alabama:

11.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Marengo County:

37.0%
State:

31.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.7%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Marengo County:

Average size of farms: 372 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $28,725
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $79.52
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 88.40%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $25,096
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 11.27%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.11%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $39,545
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.78%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 14.02
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 6.56%
Corn for grain: 146 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 3648 harvested acres
Vegetables: 25 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 9 acres

Tornado activity:

Marengo County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Alabama state average. It is 24334613.7 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 2 fatalities and 20 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 3/13/1954, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado killed 2 people and injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Marengo County-area historical earthquake activity is near Alabama state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 89.0 miles away from Marengo 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 80.5 miles away from the county center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 23.5 miles away from the county center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 96.0 miles away from the county center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 194.7 miles away from Marengo County center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 426.4 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, and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: April 27, 2011 to May 31, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3319: April 27, 2011, FEMA Id: 3319, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Wind
  • Alabama Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 15, 2011 to May 31, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1971: April 28, 2011, FEMA Id: 1971, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Alabama Severe Storms, Flooding, Tornadoes, and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: March 25, 2009 to April 03, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1835: April 28, 2009, FEMA Id: 1835, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Alabama Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: August 29, 2008 to September 03, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3292: August 30, 2008, FEMA Id: 3292, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Alabama Hurricane Katrina, 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 Dennis, Incident Period: July 10, 2005 to July 16, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1593: July 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 1593, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Alabama Hurricane Ivan, Incident Period: September 13, 2004 to September 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1549: September 15, 2004, FEMA Id: 1549, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Alabama Severe Snowfall, Winter Storm, Incident Period: March 13, 1993 to March 17, 1993, Emergency Declared EM-3096: March 15, 1993, FEMA Id: 3096, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snowfall
  • Alabama Flooding, Severe Storm, Tornado, Incident Period: February 03, 1990 to February 16, 1990, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-856: February 17, 1990, FEMA Id: 856, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Marengo County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 4, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 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 (28%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

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


  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (38%)
  • Dominican Republic (27%)
  • Bahamas (16%)
  • Scotland (7%)
  • Vietnam (5%)
  • Germany (2%)
  • Ukraine (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Marengo County


  • American (16%)
  • English (5%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • German (1%)
  • African (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)

Marengo County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,324 (83.5%)
  • Carpooled: 529 (8.3%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 46 (0.7%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 164 (2.6%)
  • Walked: 95 (1.5%)
  • Worked at home: 215 (3.4%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 151 people in nursing homes
  • 20 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 15 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 3 people in military ships

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

  • 171 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 69 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 14 people in residential treatment centers for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $42,689.

4.56% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,871 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.56%
Alabama average:

6.02%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.28% relocated from other counties in Alabama ($19,883 average AGI)
1.28% relocated from other states ($8,987 average AGI)
Marengo County:

1.28%
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 Jefferson County, AL  0.36% ($17,440 average AGI)
from Tuscaloosa County, AL  0.33% ($21,087)
from Hale County, AL  0.32% ($25,727)
from Sumter County, AL  0.27% ($29,684)
from Greene County, AL  0.26% ($36,111)
from Clarke County, AL  0.24% ($21,294)
from Perry County, AL  0.19% ($9,308)


5.69% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,313 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.69%
Alabama average:

6.06%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.80% relocated to other counties in Alabama ($21,353 average AGI)
1.89% relocated to other states ($12,960 average AGI)
Marengo County:

1.89%
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 Tuscaloosa County, AL  0.81% ($26,579 average AGI)
to Clarke County, AL  0.37% ($35,423)
to Jefferson County, AL  0.33% ($32,522)
to Hale County, AL  0.26% ($33,167)
to Choctaw County, AL  0.23% ($39,750)
to Montgomery County, AL  0.20% ($25,929)
to Baldwin County, AL  0.18% ($58,923)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.6

Births per 1000 population in Marengo County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Marengo County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 11.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 13.6

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Marengo County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 15.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Marengo County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Marengo County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Marengo County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Marengo County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Marengo County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Marengo County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,476 (3,151 aged, 1,325 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 381 (7%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (580)
  • Congestive heart failure (243)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (242)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (187)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (166)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (122)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (108)
  • Unspecified dementia (95)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (86)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (84)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 20,157
  • In family households: 16,082 (2,283 male householders, 2,428 female householders)
    2,925 spouses, 5,995 children (5,602 natural, 125 adopted, 266 stepchildren), 975 grandchildren, 391 brothers or sisters, 323 parents, 507 other relatives, 300 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,864 (1,656 male householders (1,486 living alone)), 1,831 female householders (1,760 living alone)), 384 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 232

Size of family households: 2,421 2-persons, 986 3-persons, 848 4-persons, 314 5-persons, 80 6-persons, 55 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,245 1-person, 255 2-persons, 4 5-persons.

1,713 married couples with children.
2,073 single-parent households (338 men, 1,735 women).

98.7% of residents of Marengo speak English at home.
1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (77% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (94% speak English very well, 6% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (67% speak English very well, 33% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $152,101,000 ($6,887 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $4,552,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $59,405,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $36,519,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,465,000
Federal grants: $47,571,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,040,000 ($378,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $5,101,000 ($1,809,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,699,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $959,000
Federal Government insurance: $4,889,000

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

Births: 1,692
Here:

77 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,349
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

53 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +103
Here:

+5 per 1000 residents
State:

+6 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,067
Here -49 per 1000 residents
State +2 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Marengo County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.18 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.7

Year house built in Marengo County, Alabama Note: State values scaled to Marengo County population
  • 2382014 or later
  • 1662010 to 2013
  • 1,0572000 to 2009
  • 1,7981990 to 1999
  • 1,7091980 to 1989
  • 1,7871970 to 1979
  • 1,6481960 to 1969
  • 7651950 to 1959
  • 5971940 to 1949
  • 5611939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Marengo County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Marengo County, Alabama Note: State values scaled to Marengo County population
  • 671 room
  • 42 rooms
  • 533 rooms
  • 4234 rooms
  • 1,4285 rooms
  • 1,3136 rooms
  • 1,1927 rooms
  • 5538 rooms
  • 6369+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Marengo County, Alabama Note: State values scaled to Marengo County population
  • 401 room
  • 1432 rooms
  • 1393 rooms
  • 7944 rooms
  • 6935 rooms
  • 4336 rooms
  • 1197 rooms
  • 368 rooms
  • 619+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Marengo County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Marengo County, Alabama Note: State values scaled to Marengo County population
  • 64no bedroom
  • 1281 bedroom
  • 6802 bedrooms
  • 3,5393 bedrooms
  • 1,0834 bedrooms
  • 1935+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Marengo County, Alabama Note: State values scaled to Marengo County population
  • 39no bedroom
  • 3641 bedroom
  • 9332 bedrooms
  • 9903 bedrooms
  • 1154 bedrooms
  • 285+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Marengo County, Alabama in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Marengo County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Marengo County population
  • 295no vehicle
  • 1,8591 vehicle
  • 2,2742 vehicles
  • 8033 vehicles
  • 3134 vehicles
  • 1365+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Marengo County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Marengo County population
  • 693no vehicle
  • 1,1401 vehicle
  • 4942 vehicles
  • 343 vehicles
  • 824 vehicles
  • 165+ vehicles

90.4% of Marengo County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 81% lived in Alabama.

Marengo County:

90.4%
State average:

86.1%

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

  • This state: 16,603
  • Other state: 3,306
  • Northeast: 216
  • Midwest: 820
  • South: 2,120
  • West: 146
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Marengo County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 59.4%Electricity
  • 18.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 17.6%Utility gas
  • 2.0%Wood
  • 0.4%Coal or coke
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 69.9%Electricity
  • 18.9%Utility gas
  • 7.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 301
Here:

13.6%
Alabama:

11.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 127
Here:

11.3%
Alabama:

11.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 136
Here:

14.1%
Alabama:

14.3%

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

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,648
  • Number of aged recipients: 215
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,433
  • Number of recipients under 18: 262
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 988
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 398
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 656
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 765
Marengo County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Marengo County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Marengo County, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James20870.1 years
Mary19678.1 years
John16974.4 years
William14574.3 years
Robert10772.2 years
Willie10674.8 years
Annie8679.1 years
George8474.0 years
Charles6269.2 years
Henry4977.6 years
Most common last names in Marengo County, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams15073.1 years
Jones14375.1 years
Smith10271.5 years
Johnson8172.6 years
Harris7469.8 years
Brown6977.3 years
Jackson6874.7 years
Hill5679.8 years
Lewis5475.4 years
Glass5176.8 years
Businesses in Marengo County, AL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2La-Z-Boy2
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture2
Advance Auto Parts1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Best Western1McDonald's1
CVS1New Balance1
Chevrolet1Nike1
Church's Chicken2RadioShack2
Curves1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
Econo Lodge1Subway2
FedEx3Taco Bell1
GameStop1The Athlete's Foot1
H&R Block2U-Haul2
Hardee's1UPS2
KFC1Walmart1