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Marshall County, Alabama (AL)

County population in 2017: 95,548 (47% urban, 53% rural); it was 82,231 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 15,331
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 9,987
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 24,323
Renter-occupied apartments: 10,492 (it was 8,224 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

30%

Land area: 567 sq. mi.

Water area: 56.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 168 people per square mile   (high).

March 2019 cost of living index in Marshall County: 82.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (23.6%), Educational, health and social services (13.1%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (12.7%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (12.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 73%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 23%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Marshall County, AL (2017)
    • 77,30694.0%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 12,82815.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2,1182.6%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,5441.9%Two or more races
    • 5630.7%Asian alone
    • 4310.5%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 590.07%Some other race alone
    • 470.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

38.1 years
Alabama median age:

38.9 years
Males: 46,197  (48.3%)
Females: 49,351  (51.7%)
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Average household size:
Marshall County:

2.0 people
Alabama:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $41,476 ($32,167 in 1999)
This county:

$41,476
Alabama:

$48,123

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $437 (lower quartile is $347, upper quartile is $605)
This county:

$437
State:

$565


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $121,600 (it was $76,200 in 2000)
Marshall:

$121,600
Alabama:

$141,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $76,300 - $199,600

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $198,580
Here:

$198,580
State:

$197,224

Townhouses or other attached units: $239,499
Here:

$239,499
State:

$203,496

In 2-unit structures: $45,933
Here:

$45,933
State:

$70,568

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $66,903
Here:

$66,903
State:

$183,401

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $174,397
Here:

$174,397
State:

$263,638

Mobile homes: $86,381
Here:

$86,381
State:

$74,580

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $10,150
Here:

$10,150
State:

$90,599

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $968
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $326

Institutionalized population: 895

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 0
  • Thefts: 1
  • Auto thefts: 0

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 10
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 21
  • Burglaries: 215
  • Thefts: 230
  • Auto thefts: 39
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 175 buildings, average cost: $97,800
  • 1998: 165 buildings, average cost: $97,200
  • 1999: 202 buildings, average cost: $114,400
  • 2000: 153 buildings, average cost: $112,300
  • 2001: 147 buildings, average cost: $124,300
  • 2002: 168 buildings, average cost: $127,200
  • 2003: 167 buildings, average cost: $124,700
  • 2004: 175 buildings, average cost: $133,100
  • 2005: 266 buildings, average cost: $129,700
  • 2006: 188 buildings, average cost: $147,100
  • 2007: 191 buildings, average cost: $161,700
  • 2008: 103 buildings, average cost: $159,000
  • 2009: 44 buildings, average cost: $146,800
  • 2010: 51 buildings, average cost: $146,200
  • 2011: 44 buildings, average cost: $167,700
  • 2012: 40 buildings, average cost: $178,400
  • 2013: 41 buildings, average cost: $163,800
  • 2014: 28 buildings, average cost: $177,600
  • 2015: 28 buildings, average cost: $197,800
  • 2016: 38 buildings, average cost: $178,400
  • 2017: 66 buildings, average cost: $170,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Marshall, AL residents
Average permit cost in Marshall, AL
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $469 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $460 (0.4%)

Distribution of median household income in Marshall, AL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Marshall, AL in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Marshall, AL in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 21.9%
Marshall County:

21.9%
Alabama:

16.9%
(16.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.1% for Black residents, 45.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.8% for American Indian residents, 51.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 40.3% for other race residents, 20.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 38.1 years old
(Males: 36.5 years old, Females: 40.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.1 years old, Black residents: 33.2 years old, American Indian residents: 46.6 years old, Asian residents: 43.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 19.2 years old, Other race residents: 18.0 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Marshall County is $412 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $465 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $628 a month.

Cities in this county include: Albertville, Boaz, Guntersville, Arab, Grant, Douglas, Union Grove.

Marshall County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Neighboring counties: Alcorn County, Mississippi , Coal County, Oklahoma , Marshall County, Mississippi , Quitman County, Mississippi , New Hanover County, North Carolina , Tishomingo County, Mississippi , Pickens County, Georgia .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.2%
Alabama:

3.8%

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

Current college students: 2,441
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: 19.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 7,016 (13.4% naturalized citizens)

Marshall County:

7.3%
Whole state:

3.5%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 8912010 or later
  • 2,6502000 to 2009
  • 2,3601990 to 1999
  • 5851980 to 1989
  • 931970 to 1979
  • 171Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 73.9%

Marshall County marital status for males Marshall County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 31,026
  • One, attached: 168
  • Two: 1,017
  • 3 or 4: 951
  • 5 to 9: 1,179
  • 10 to 19: 352
  • 20 to 49: 82
  • 50 or more: 216
  • Mobile homes: 5,557
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 152

Housing units in Marshall County with a mortgage: 12,912 (428 second mortgage, 1,413 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 10,734

Here:

54.5% with mortgage
State:

56.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Marshall County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant43,707169
Catholic8,3822
Mainline Protestant7,86838
Other6133
Black Protestant3724
None32,077-
Marshall 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: 17
Marshall County:

1.94 / 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): 3
This county:

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 67
Marshall County:

7.66 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 60
This county:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Marshall County:

11.4%
Alabama:

11.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Marshall County:

27.4%
State:

31.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.3%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Marshall County:

Average size of farms: 95 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $110,464
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $114.00
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.65%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 97.82%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $84,002
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 22.14%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.95%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $34,643
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.73%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 29.36
Corn for grain: 4181 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 664 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 404 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 4075 harvested acres
Vegetables: 134 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 168 acres

Earthquake activity:

Marshall County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 79% 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 39.3 miles away from Marshall 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 84.7 miles away from the county center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 98.4 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 298.7 miles away from the county center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 166.4 miles away from Marshall County center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 220.0 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Alabama Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: December 23, 2015 to December 31, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4251: January 21, 2016, FEMA Id: 4251, 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 Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 24, 2010 to April 25, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1908: May 03, 2010, FEMA Id: 1908, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Alabama Severe Storms, Flooding, Tornadoes, and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: April 10, 2009 to April 13, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1836: May 08, 2009, FEMA Id: 1836, 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 Severe Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: November 05, 2002 to November 12, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1442: November 14, 2002, FEMA Id: 1442, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • 13 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Marshall County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 17, Floods: 15, Tornadoes: 12, Winds: 6, Hurricanes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Marshall

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 33,369 (85.5%)
  • Carpooled: 3,880 (9.9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 60 (0.2%)
  • Subway or elevated: 2 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 157 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 519 (1.3%)
  • Worked at home: 998 (2.6%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)

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


  • Production occupations (23%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (56%)
  • Guatemala (19%)
  • Haiti (6%)
  • India (4%)
  • Germany (2%)
  • Philippines (1%)
  • Honduras (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Marshall County


  • American (50%)
  • English (5%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • German (2%)
  • European (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 561 people in nursing homes
  • 218 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 86 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 35 people in other group homes
  • 30 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 22 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 11 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 5 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 4 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards

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

  • 545 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 271 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 78 people in college/university student housing
  • 64 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 30 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 28 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 16 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 8 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 7 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $52,233.

5.75% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,633 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.75%
Alabama average:

5.95%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.87% relocated from other counties in Alabama ($24,924 average AGI)
1.88% relocated from other states ($16,710 average AGI)
Marshall County:

1.88%
Alabama average:

2.56%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from DeKalb County, AL  0.67% ($28,534 average AGI)
from Etowah County, AL  0.64% ($31,111)
from Madison County, AL  0.59% ($60,000)
from Cullman County, AL  0.36% ($29,431)
from Morgan County, AL  0.31% ($29,792)
from Blount County, AL  0.28% ($37,967)
from Jefferson County, AL  0.19% ($42,377)


5.52% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,829 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.52%
Alabama average:

5.97%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.99% relocated to other counties in Alabama ($26,184 average AGI)
1.54% relocated to other states ($10,645 average AGI)
Marshall County:

1.54%
Alabama average:

2.59%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Etowah County, AL  0.75% ($31,695 average AGI)
to Madison County, AL  0.74% ($44,679)
to DeKalb County, AL  0.62% ($36,240)
to Cullman County, AL  0.31% ($30,710)
to Blount County, AL  0.29% ($29,903)
to Jackson County, AL  0.25% ($36,788)
to Morgan County, AL  0.23% ($34,384)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 16.0

Births per 1000 population in Marshall County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Marshall County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.1

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Marshall County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 21.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Marshall County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Marshall County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Marshall County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Marshall County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Marshall County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Marshall County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 16,217 (12,406 aged, 3,811 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 2,120 (9%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,281)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,183)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (1,038)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (978)
  • Congestive heart failure (843)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (598)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (559)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (513)
  • Unspecified dementia (360)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (336)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 143.1. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 105.6
  • Other - 37.5

Household type by relationship:

Households: 95,548
  • In family households: 82,827 (13,777 male householders, 10,218 female householders)
    19,295 spouses, 30,412 children (29,281 natural, 330 adopted, 801 stepchildren), 2,586 grandchildren, 701 brothers or sisters, 1,079 parents, 2,789 other relatives, 1,970 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 11,713 (4,766 male householders (4,100 living alone)), 5,322 female householders (4,987 living alone)), 1,625 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,008

Size of family households: 10,815 2-persons, 5,174 3-persons, 4,800 4-persons, 2,082 5-persons, 697 6-persons, 427 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 9,087 1-person, 825 2-persons, 41 3-persons, 135 4-persons.

15,189 married couples with children.
4,812 single-parent households (1,547 men, 3,265 women).

88.5% of residents of Marshall speak English at home.
9.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (42% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 22% speak English not well, 14% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (65% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 14% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (70% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (46% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 21% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $523,767,000 ($6,178 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $26,087,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $253,817,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $115,163,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,009,000
Federal grants: $89,857,000
Federal procurement contracts: $37,713,000 ($2,234,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $24,207,000 ($7,036,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $3,057,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $43,512,000
Federal Government insurance: $9,923,000

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

Births: 6,843
Here:

80 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 5,066
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

53 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +1,384
Here:

+16 per 1000 residents
State:

+6 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +346
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+2 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Marshall County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 18.13 millions of gallons per day (14% from ground, 86% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.1
State:

4.7

Year house built in Marshall County, Alabama
  • Year house built in Marshall County, Alabama
  • 1802014 or later
  • 1,1902010 to 2013
  • 5,4332000 to 2009
  • 7,4391990 to 1999
  • 6,4011980 to 1989
  • 8,3101970 to 1979
  • 6,0531960 to 1969
  • 3,1471950 to 1959
  • 1,0591940 to 1949
  • 1,4881939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Marshall County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Marshall County, Alabama
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Marshall County, Alabama
  • 131 room
  • 312 rooms
  • 1043 rooms
  • 1,3224 rooms
  • 4,2595 rooms
  • 5,9656 rooms
  • 4,2227 rooms
  • 3,2488 rooms
  • 4,4829+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Marshall County, Alabama
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Marshall County, Alabama
  • 2141 room
  • 182 rooms
  • 5393 rooms
  • 3,0764 rooms
  • 2,4175 rooms
  • 2,2026 rooms
  • 1,1097 rooms
  • 6258 rooms
  • 2379+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Marshall County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Marshall County, Alabama
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Marshall County, Alabama
  • 13no bedroom
  • 2581 bedroom
  • 3,8132 bedrooms
  • 13,1993 bedrooms
  • 5,4994 bedrooms
  • 8645+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Marshall County, Alabama
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Marshall County, Alabama
  • 214no bedroom
  • 8041 bedroom
  • 4,7052 bedrooms
  • 4,0223 bedrooms
  • 3744 bedrooms
  • 3185+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Marshall County, Alabama in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Marshall County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Marshall County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 484no vehicle
  • 5,4781 vehicle
  • 10,7152 vehicles
  • 5,0863 vehicles
  • 1,5254 vehicles
  • 3585+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Marshall County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Marshall County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,082no vehicle
  • 5,0581 vehicle
  • 2,5462 vehicles
  • 1,5013 vehicles
  • 2504 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

88.0% of Marshall County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 80% lived in Alabama.

Marshall County:

88.0%
State average:

86.3%

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

  • This state: 65,272
  • Other state: 22,568
  • Northeast: 3,062
  • Midwest: 4,270
  • South: 13,679
  • West: 1,557
Year householders moved into unit in Marshall County, AL
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Marshall County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 62.4%Electricity
  • 28.1%Utility gas
  • 7.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.4%Wood
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 72.4%Electricity
  • 21.7%Utility gas
  • 4.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Wood
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 191
Here:

1.7%
Alabama:

10.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 219
Here:

4.5%
Alabama:

11.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 246
Here:

5.5%
Alabama:

12.0%

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

Marshall County government finances - Expenditure in 2013:

  • Charges - Other: $1,670,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $7,399,000
    Regular Highways: $6,988,000
    Financial Administration: $2,183,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,183,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,045,000
    General - Other: $1,028,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $504,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $378,000
    General Public Buildings: $189,000
    Local Fire Protection: $123,000
    Parks and Recreation: $123,000
    Health - Other: $106,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $66,000
    Libraries: $10,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $265,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $255,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,471,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,180,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,165,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,160,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $291,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $5,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,354,000
    Interest Earnings: $66,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,246,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,455,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,802,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,263,000
    Other: $3,902,000
    Public Welfare: $400,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,196,000
    Other: $1,073,000
    Other License: $106,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,926,000

Marshall County government finances - Revenue in 2013:

  • Charges - Other: $1,670,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $7,399,000
    Regular Highways: $6,988,000
    Financial Administration: $2,183,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,183,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,045,000
    General - Other: $1,028,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $504,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $378,000
    General Public Buildings: $189,000
    Local Fire Protection: $123,000
    Parks and Recreation: $123,000
    Health - Other: $106,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $66,000
    Libraries: $10,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $265,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $255,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,471,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,180,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,165,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,160,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $291,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $5,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,354,000
    Interest Earnings: $66,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,246,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,455,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,802,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,263,000
    Other: $3,902,000
    Public Welfare: $400,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,196,000
    Other: $1,073,000
    Other License: $106,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,926,000

Marshall County government finances - Debt in 2013:

  • Charges - Other: $1,670,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $7,399,000
    Regular Highways: $6,988,000
    Financial Administration: $2,183,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,183,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,045,000
    General - Other: $1,028,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $504,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $378,000
    General Public Buildings: $189,000
    Local Fire Protection: $123,000
    Parks and Recreation: $123,000
    Health - Other: $106,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $66,000
    Libraries: $10,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $265,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $255,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,471,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,180,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,165,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,160,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $291,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $5,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,354,000
    Interest Earnings: $66,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,246,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,455,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,802,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,263,000
    Other: $3,902,000
    Public Welfare: $400,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,196,000
    Other: $1,073,000
    Other License: $106,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,926,000

Marshall County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013:

  • Charges - Other: $1,670,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $7,399,000
    Regular Highways: $6,988,000
    Financial Administration: $2,183,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,183,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,045,000
    General - Other: $1,028,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $504,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $378,000
    General Public Buildings: $189,000
    Local Fire Protection: $123,000
    Parks and Recreation: $123,000
    Health - Other: $106,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $66,000
    Libraries: $10,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $265,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $255,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,471,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,180,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,165,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,160,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $291,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $5,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,354,000
    Interest Earnings: $66,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,246,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,455,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,802,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,263,000
    Other: $3,902,000
    Public Welfare: $400,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,196,000
    Other: $1,073,000
    Other License: $106,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,926,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 2,835
  • Number of aged recipients: 359
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 2,476
  • Number of recipients under 18: 336
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,817
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 682
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 1,339
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 1,137
Most common first names in Marshall County, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James82671.2 years
William58374.2 years
John56473.9 years
Mary48676.5 years
Robert38571.2 years
Charles23668.2 years
Thomas22073.4 years
Willie22076.9 years
George19274.8 years
Ruby16178.4 years
Most common last names in Marshall County, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith49475.0 years
Johnson23374.7 years
Jones18672.6 years
Williams18175.4 years
Davis18175.4 years
Brown16776.4 years
Miller16076.8 years
Martin15673.1 years
King13074.7 years
Walker12971.7 years
Businesses in Marshall County, AL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Lane Furniture6
Ace Hardware3Little Caesars Pizza1
Advance Auto Parts3Lowe's1
Applebee's1Maurices1
Arby's4Mazda1
AutoZone2McDonald's5
Best Western1Microtel1
Burger King3Nike10
CVS3Nissan1
Chevrolet3Papa John's Pizza2
Chick-Fil-A1Penske2
Cracker Barrel1Pizza Hut4
Curves1Quiznos1
DHL1RadioShack2
Dairy Queen1Rue212
Days Inn1Ryan's Grill1
Domino's Pizza3SONIC Drive-In4
DressBarn1Sears2
Dressbarn1Staples1
FedEx10Subway6
Ford3Super 81
GNC1T-Mobile3
GameStop1Taco Bell4
Gap1True Value1
Goodwill2U-Haul9
H&R Block6UPS12
Hardee's4Verizon Wireless1
Hilton1Waffle House3
Jones New York2Walgreens3
KFC4Walmart3
Kmart1Wendy's3
La-Z-Boy1YMCA1

Marshall County on our top lists:

  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"