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St. Clair County, Alabama (AL)

County population in 2017: 88,199 (27% urban, 73% rural); it was 64,742 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 17,124
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 8,386
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 20,206
Renter-occupied apartments: 6,114 (it was 3,937 in 2000)
% of renters here:

16%
State:

30%

Land area: 634 sq. mi.

Water area: 19.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 139 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in St. Clair County: 83.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (27.4%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (13.5%), Manufacturing (12.1%), Retail trade (12.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 63%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 35%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in St. Clair County, AL (2017)
    • 74,816115.6%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 8,21812.7%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,0393.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 9861.5%Two or more races
    • 7211.1%Asian alone
    • 2110.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 100.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

40.7 years
Alabama median age:

38.9 years
Males: 43,920  (49.8%)
Females: 44,279  (50.2%)
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Average household size:
St. Clair County:

2.0 people
Alabama:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $50,934 ($37,285 in 1999)
This county:

$50,934
Alabama:

$48,123

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $531 (lower quartile is $344, upper quartile is $658)
This county:

$531
State:

$565


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $145,300 (it was $81,200 in 2000)
St. Clair:

$145,300
Alabama:

$141,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $79,900 - $223,300
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,134
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $346

Institutionalized population: 1,945

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 7
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 45
  • Burglaries: 116
  • Thefts: 298
  • Auto thefts: 23

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 21
  • Robberies: 5
  • Assaults: 78
  • Burglaries: 145
  • Thefts: 340
  • Auto thefts: 35
St. Clair County, AL map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 162 buildings, average cost: $89,100
  • 1998: 182 buildings, average cost: $75,500
  • 1999: 207 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 2000: 204 buildings, average cost: $96,700
  • 2001: 203 buildings, average cost: $102,300
  • 2002: 238 buildings, average cost: $110,700
  • 2003: 349 buildings, average cost: $113,300
  • 2004: 490 buildings, average cost: $100,700
  • 2005: 646 buildings, average cost: $116,200
  • 2006: 610 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2007: 338 buildings, average cost: $134,900
  • 2008: 144 buildings, average cost: $136,100
  • 2009: 95 buildings, average cost: $129,900
  • 2010: 111 buildings, average cost: $116,500
  • 2011: 169 buildings, average cost: $117,500
  • 2012: 79 buildings, average cost: $123,900
  • 2013: 88 buildings, average cost: $154,100
  • 2014: 80 buildings, average cost: $147,200
  • 2015: 128 buildings, average cost: $154,500
  • 2016: 157 buildings, average cost: $158,800
  • 2017: 164 buildings, average cost: $191,200
Number of permits per 10,000 St. Clair, AL residents
Average permit cost in St. Clair, AL
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $495 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $427 (0.4%)

Distribution of median household income in St. Clair, AL in 2017
Distribution of house value in St. Clair, AL in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in St. Clair, AL in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.1%
St. Clair County:

15.1%
Alabama:

16.9%
(15.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.4% for Black residents, 16.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.5% for American Indian residents, 7.9% for other race residents, 7.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 40.7 years old
(Males: 39.2 years old, Females: 42.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41.3 years old, Black residents: 38.7 years old, American Indian residents: 46.9 years old, Asian residents: 39.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.7 years old, Other race residents: 23.7 years old)

Area name: Birmingham-Hoover, AL HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in St. Clair County is $521 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $581 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $737 a month.

Cities in this county include: Pell City, Moody, Springville, Ashville, Ragland, Riverside, Margaret, Odenville, Steele, Branchville.

St. Clair 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: Barrow County, Georgia , Cherokee County , Choctaw County, Mississippi , Clay County, Mississippi , Dorchester County, South Carolina , Gwinnett County, Georgia .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.4%
Alabama:

3.8%

Unemployment by year in St. Clair, AL
County total employment by year in St. Clair, AL
County average yearly wages by year in St. Clair, AL

Current college students: 1,905
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 86.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 634 (54.1% naturalized citizens)

St. Clair County:

0.7%
Whole state:

3.5%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 2362010 or later
  • 6842000 to 2009
  • 2101990 to 1999
  • 581980 to 1989
  • 441970 to 1979
  • 121Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 38.3%

St. Clair County marital status for males St. Clair County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 24,096
  • One, attached: 445
  • Two: 207
  • 3 or 4: 99
  • 5 to 9: 1,185
  • 10 to 19: 135
  • 20 or more: 448
  • Mobile homes: 10,368

Housing units in St. Clair County with a mortgage: 15,313 (679 second mortgage, 1,036 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 10,049

Here:

60.0% with mortgage
State:

56.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for St. Clair County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant34,066121
Mainline Protestant2,85618
Black Protestant1,77812
Catholic1,0561
Other122
None43,825-
St. Clair County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 14
St. Clair County:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 44
St. Clair County:

5.64 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 45
This county:

5.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
St. Clair County:

10.7%
Alabama:

11.8%

Adult obesity rate:
St. Clair County:

33.9%
State:

31.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.2%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in St. Clair County:

Average size of farms: 124 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $70,144
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $447.07
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 7.57%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 85.05%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $50,841
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 18.85%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $40,003
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.40%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 18.40
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.68%
Corn for grain: 120 harvested acres
Vegetables: 566 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 56 acres

Earthquake activity:

St. Clair County-area historical earthquake activity is near 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 69.9 miles away from St. Clair 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 56.4 miles away from the county center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 87.0 miles away from the county center
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) earthquake occurred 184.4 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 116.5 miles away from St. Clair County center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 221.3 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: 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

The number of natural disasters in St. Clair County (1) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - St. Clair

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 17,785 (82.1%)
  • Carpooled: 2,133 (9.9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 11 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 289 (1.3%)
  • Walked: 227 (1.0%)
  • Worked at home: 1,220 (5.6%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)

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


  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (4%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (23%)
  • India (13%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (12%)
  • Honduras (9%)
  • Philippines (9%)
  • Germany (7%)
  • Cuba (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in St. Clair County


  • American (45%)
  • English (6%)
  • German (4%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • European (3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)

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

People in group quarters in St. Clair County, Alabama in 2000:

  • 1,287 people in state prisons
  • 416 people in nursing homes
  • 154 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 24 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 18 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 4 people in job corps and vocational training facilities

People in group quarters in St. Clair County, Alabama in 2010:

  • 1,423 people in state prisons
  • 293 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 211 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 21 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 18 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $59,166.

7.37% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($57,644 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.37%
Alabama average:

5.95%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.87% relocated from other counties in Alabama ($46,465 average AGI)
1.50% relocated from other states ($11,179 average AGI)
St. Clair County:

1.50%
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 Jefferson County, AL  3.18% ($50,962 average AGI)
from Talladega County, AL  0.58% ($35,126)
from Shelby County, AL  0.53% ($53,629)
from Calhoun County, AL  0.30% ($47,562)
from Etowah County, AL  0.27% ($41,852)
from Blount County, AL  0.25% ($49,347)
from Tuscaloosa County, AL  0.09% ($36,423)


6.13% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($48,234 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.13%
Alabama average:

5.97%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.72% relocated to other counties in Alabama ($34,432 average AGI)
1.41% relocated to other states ($13,802 average AGI)
St. Clair County:

1.41%
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 Jefferson County, AL  2.06% ($45,895 average AGI)
to Talladega County, AL  0.54% ($40,560)
to Shelby County, AL  0.47% ($54,736)
to Etowah County, AL  0.34% ($43,515)
to Calhoun County, AL  0.25% ($37,243)
to Blount County, AL  0.24% ($32,789)
to Baldwin County, AL  0.10% ($53,767)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.8

Births per 1000 population in St. Clair County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.6

Deaths per 1000 population in St. Clair County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.8

Infant deaths per 1000 population in St. Clair County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 14.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in St. Clair County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in St. Clair County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in St. Clair County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in St. Clair County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in St. Clair County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in St. Clair County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 11,709 (8,733 aged, 2,976 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,899 (9%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in St. Clair County, Alabama in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (909)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (678)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (666)
  • Congestive heart failure (608)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (486)
  • Unspecified dementia (426)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (385)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (379)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (327)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (257)

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

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 138.6. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 109.7
  • Other - 29.0

Household type by relationship:

Households: 88,199
  • In family households: 74,092 (10,887 male householders, 12,614 female householders)
    17,811 spouses, 24,820 children (21,789 natural, 1,320 adopted, 1,711 stepchildren), 2,859 grandchildren, 718 brothers or sisters, 1,737 parents, 1,210 other relatives, 1,436 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 11,719 (5,042 male householders (4,241 living alone)), 4,698 female householders (4,275 living alone)), 1,979 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,388

Size of family households: 11,030 2-persons, 5,234 3-persons, 4,379 4-persons, 2,024 5-persons, 596 6-persons, 238 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 8,516 1-person, 897 2-persons, 327 4-persons.

12,514 married couples with children.
5,073 single-parent households (1,515 men, 3,558 women).

97.3% of residents of St. Clair speak English at home.
1.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (81% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (46% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 26% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $335,493,000 ($4,776 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $9,412,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $155,710,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $67,690,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $304,000
Federal grants: $101,884,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,075,000 ($168,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $7,831,000 ($484,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $868,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $26,263,000
Federal Government insurance: $41,269,000

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

Births: 4,382
Here:

61 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,506
Here:

48 per 1000 residents
State:

53 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +93
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+6 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +6,747
Here:

+93 per 1000 residents
State:

+2 per 1000 residents
Population growth in St. Clair County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 6.04 millions of gallons per day (92% from ground, 8% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.1
State:

4.7

Year house built in St. Clair County, Alabama
  • Year house built in St. Clair County, Alabama
  • 5892014 or later
  • 1,8682010 to 2013
  • 10,9032000 to 2009
  • 9,8121990 to 1999
  • 5,3871980 to 1989
  • 3,4691970 to 1979
  • 2,6601960 to 1969
  • 4841950 to 1959
  • 1,3191940 to 1949
  • 4921939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in St. Clair County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in St. Clair County, Alabama
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in St. Clair County, Alabama
  • 1121 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 3403 rooms
  • 1,8774 rooms
  • 7,4165 rooms
  • 5,5076 rooms
  • 3,8947 rooms
  • 2,3788 rooms
  • 3,8389+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in St. Clair County, Alabama
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in St. Clair County, Alabama
  • 101 room
  • 1042 rooms
  • 2683 rooms
  • 2,2284 rooms
  • 2,3495 rooms
  • 1,2756 rooms
  • 5437 rooms
  • 8468 rooms
  • 2569+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in St. Clair County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in St. Clair County, Alabama
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in St. Clair County, Alabama
  • 112no bedroom
  • 5201 bedroom
  • 3,4042 bedrooms
  • 15,3303 bedrooms
  • 4,7024 bedrooms
  • 1,2945+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in St. Clair County, Alabama
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in St. Clair County, Alabama
  • 10no bedroom
  • 3771 bedroom
  • 3,2472 bedrooms
  • 3,9043 bedrooms
  • 2184 bedrooms
  • 1235+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in St. Clair County, Alabama in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in St. Clair County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in St. Clair County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 760no vehicle
  • 6,6091 vehicle
  • 9,9042 vehicles
  • 5,6283 vehicles
  • 1,3734 vehicles
  • 1,0885+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in St. Clair County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in St. Clair County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 559no vehicle
  • 3,9671 vehicle
  • 2,2562 vehicles
  • 5403 vehicles
  • 2304 vehicles
  • 3275+ vehicles

88.6% of St. Clair County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 83% lived in Alabama.

St. Clair County:

88.6%
State average:

86.3%

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

  • This state: 69,321
  • Other state: 18,018
  • Northeast: 538
  • Midwest: 5,034
  • South: 11,190
  • West: 1,256
Year householders moved into unit in St. Clair County, AL
Most commonly used house heating fuel in St. Clair County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 65.8%Electricity
  • 24.6%Utility gas
  • 7.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Wood
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 69.7%Electricity
  • 21.0%Utility gas
  • 7.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Wood
  • 0.3%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): 806
Here:

8.6%
Alabama:

10.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 374
Here:

8.5%
Alabama:

11.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 313
Here:

12.7%
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

St. Clair County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $569,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $16,594,000
    Police Protection: $3,778,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,353,000
    Regular Highways: $2,677,000
    Financial Administration: $750,000
    Transit Utilities: $600,000
    General Public Buildings: $462,000
    Health - Other: $291,000
    Central Staff Services: $220,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $97,000
    Libraries: $44,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $33,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,441,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $218,000
    Other - Regular Highways: $110,000
    Other - Libraries: $17,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $14,000
    Other - Financial Administration: $12,000
    Other - Public Welfare - Other: $7,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $4,759,000
    General Local Government Support: $503,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $32,339,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,080,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,119,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,860,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $7,375,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,139,000
    Police Protection: $332,000
    Financial Administration: $74,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $31,000
    Correctional Institutions: $8,000
    General Public Building: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,009,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,625,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,977,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,492,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $866,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $546,000
    Other License: $356,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $37,000
    Severance: $30,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,396,000

St. Clair County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $569,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $16,594,000
    Police Protection: $3,778,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,353,000
    Regular Highways: $2,677,000
    Financial Administration: $750,000
    Transit Utilities: $600,000
    General Public Buildings: $462,000
    Health - Other: $291,000
    Central Staff Services: $220,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $97,000
    Libraries: $44,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $33,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,441,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $218,000
    Other - Regular Highways: $110,000
    Other - Libraries: $17,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $14,000
    Other - Financial Administration: $12,000
    Other - Public Welfare - Other: $7,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $4,759,000
    General Local Government Support: $503,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $32,339,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,080,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,119,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,860,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $7,375,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,139,000
    Police Protection: $332,000
    Financial Administration: $74,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $31,000
    Correctional Institutions: $8,000
    General Public Building: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,009,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,625,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,977,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,492,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $866,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $546,000
    Other License: $356,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $37,000
    Severance: $30,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,396,000

St. Clair County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $569,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $16,594,000
    Police Protection: $3,778,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,353,000
    Regular Highways: $2,677,000
    Financial Administration: $750,000
    Transit Utilities: $600,000
    General Public Buildings: $462,000
    Health - Other: $291,000
    Central Staff Services: $220,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $97,000
    Libraries: $44,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $33,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,441,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $218,000
    Other - Regular Highways: $110,000
    Other - Libraries: $17,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $14,000
    Other - Financial Administration: $12,000
    Other - Public Welfare - Other: $7,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $4,759,000
    General Local Government Support: $503,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $32,339,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,080,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,119,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,860,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $7,375,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,139,000
    Police Protection: $332,000
    Financial Administration: $74,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $31,000
    Correctional Institutions: $8,000
    General Public Building: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,009,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,625,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,977,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,492,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $866,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $546,000
    Other License: $356,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $37,000
    Severance: $30,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,396,000

St. Clair County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $569,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $16,594,000
    Police Protection: $3,778,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,353,000
    Regular Highways: $2,677,000
    Financial Administration: $750,000
    Transit Utilities: $600,000
    General Public Buildings: $462,000
    Health - Other: $291,000
    Central Staff Services: $220,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $97,000
    Libraries: $44,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $33,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,441,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $218,000
    Other - Regular Highways: $110,000
    Other - Libraries: $17,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $14,000
    Other - Financial Administration: $12,000
    Other - Public Welfare - Other: $7,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $4,759,000
    General Local Government Support: $503,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $32,339,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,080,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,119,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,860,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $7,375,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,139,000
    Police Protection: $332,000
    Financial Administration: $74,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $31,000
    Correctional Institutions: $8,000
    General Public Building: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,009,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,625,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,977,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,492,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $866,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $546,000
    Other License: $356,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $37,000
    Severance: $30,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,396,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,836
  • Number of aged recipients: 123
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,713
  • Number of recipients under 18: 286
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,253
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 297
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 748
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 815
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 9 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 ORIGINATED403$142,797381$117,8821,737$146,549197$37,2793$164,000231$111,398302$38,930
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED16$130,37532$99,875144$154,2297$25,7140$010$100,90035$55,857
APPLICATIONS DENIED94$124,287157$77,236681$150,37088$41,3411$25,00038$107,184162$44,846
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN93$137,32367$145,657639$164,94517$92,9410$021$186,47620$65,600
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS10$161,70016$135,063103$147,3595$97,8000$04$152,00010$51,100
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 9 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED58$190,08673$176,8084$247,750
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED20$223,80028$226,5713$173,667
APPLICATIONS DENIED10$172,90013$209,5380$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$226,0006$216,1670$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$227,0005$157,8001$227,000
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in St. Clair, AL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in St. Clair, AL - Value
Most common first names in St. Clair County, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James38270.9 years
William33272.6 years
John29271.3 years
Mary28376.8 years
Charles18269.2 years
Robert17269.1 years
George12573.7 years
Willie11074.7 years
Annie10379.2 years
Joseph9571.1 years
Most common last names in St. Clair County, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith22573.3 years
Jones14375.5 years
Williams10571.7 years
Phillips9775.0 years
Davis9672.2 years
Brown8273.3 years
Johnson7171.4 years
Turner6572.6 years
Harris6371.3 years
Moore5972.6 years
Businesses in St. Clair County, AL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T3Kmart1
Advance Auto Parts2Lane Furniture1
Arby's1Little Caesars Pizza1
AutoZone1McDonald's2
Blockbuster1Papa John's Pizza1
Burger King2Penske1
CVS2Pizza Hut1
Comfort Suites1Quality1
Cracker Barrel1RadioShack1
Curves1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza2Sears1
FedEx4Sprint Nextel1
Ford1Subway8
GameStop1Super 81
Goodwill2T-Mobile1
H&R Block5Taco Bell1
Hardee's1U-Haul4
Hilton1UPS5
Holiday Inn1Waffle House3
Home Depot1Walgreens1
Jimmy John's2Walmart2
KFC1

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