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Sumter County, Alabama (AL)

County population in 2017: 13,148 (all rural); it was 14,798 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,718
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,180
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,129
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,731 (it was 1,579 in 2000)
% of renters here:

28%
State:

30%

Land area: 905 sq. mi.

Water area: 8.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 15 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Sumter County: 82.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (32.2%), Manufacturing (28.7%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (19.5%), Retail trade (10.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 84%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 13%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Sumter County, AL (2017)
    • 9,41063.6%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3,21021.7%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4132.8%Asian alone
    • 660.4%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 630.4%Some other race alone
    • 630.4%Two or more races
    • 340.2%Hispanic or Latino
Median resident age:

36.1 years
Alabama median age:

38.9 years
Males: 6,056  (46.1%)
Females: 7,092  (53.9%)
Average household size:
Sumter County:

2.0 people
Alabama:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $22,432 ($18,911 in 1999)
This county:

$22,432
Alabama:

$48,123

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $294 (lower quartile is $148, upper quartile is $499)
This county:

$294
State:

$565


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $74,340 (it was $40,700 in 2000)
Sumter:

$74,340
Alabama:

$141,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $32,478 - $137,368

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $113,981
Here:

$113,981
State:

$197,224

Townhouses or other attached units: $240,796
Here:

$240,796
State:

$203,496

Mobile homes: $64,360
Here:

$64,360
State:

$74,580

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $866
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $299

Institutionalized population: 131
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $69,500
  • 1998: 12 buildings, average cost: $60,300
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $66,600
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $36,500
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $72,800
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $64,200
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $131,700
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $178,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $155,500
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $151,600
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $243,800
  • 2008: 44 buildings, average cost: $116,500
  • 2009: 32 buildings, average cost: $109,400
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $366,700
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $187,500
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $405,000
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $306,700
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $306,700
  • 2015: 7 buildings, average cost: $302,900
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $205,000
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $102,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Sumter, AL residents
Average permit cost in Sumter, AL
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $341 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $199 (0.3%)

Distribution of median household income in Sumter, AL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Sumter, AL in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Sumter, AL in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 33.8%
Sumter County:

33.8%
Alabama:

16.9%
(19.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.7% for Black residents, 41.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 36.1 years old
(Males: 34.8 years old, Females: 38.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 38.2 years old, Black residents: 38.1 years old, American Indian residents: 29.8 years old, Asian residents: 21.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 17.8 years old, Other race residents: 19.4 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Sumter County is $372 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $435 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $581 a month.

Cities in this county include: Livingston, York, Panola-Geiger, Belmont, Bellamy, Cuba, Gainesville, Epes, Geiger, Panola.

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

2018 air pollution in Sumter County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.021 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Below U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 3.9 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Below U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.001 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Bamberg County, South Carolina , Imperial County, California , East Carroll Parish, Louisiana , Hood County, Texas , Johnson County, Texas , Tarrant County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.5%
Alabama:

3.8%

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

Current college students: 1,075
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: 19.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 290 (1.5% naturalized citizens)

Sumter County:

2.2%
Whole state:

3.5%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 2892010 or later
  • 452000 to 2009
  • 81990 to 1999
  • 211980 to 1989
  • 71970 to 1979
  • 21Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 68.7%

Sumter County marital status for males Sumter County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,593
  • One, attached: 4
  • Two: 208
  • 3 or 4: 315
  • 5 to 9: 177
  • 10 to 19: 78
  • 20 to 49: 154
  • 50 or more: 297
  • Mobile homes: 2,109
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 15

Housing units in Sumter County with a mortgage: 1,158 (41 second mortgage, 34 home equity loan, 4 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,086

Here:

33.3% with mortgage
State:

56.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Sumter County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,66426
Black Protestant1,49911
Mainline Protestant76913
Catholic371
Other11
None8,793-
Sumter 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: 4
Sumter County:

3.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.


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

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Sumter County:

13.50 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 4
This county:

3.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Sumter County:

16.0%
Alabama:

11.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Sumter County:

40.0%
State:

31.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.2%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Sumter County:

Average size of farms: 399 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $29,451
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $56.39
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 93.95%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $28,890
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 7.92%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.41%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $31,530
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.49%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 12.98
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.27%
Corn for grain: 1711 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 1095 harvested acres
Vegetables: 111 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 151 acres

Earthquake activity:

Sumter County-area historical earthquake activity is near Alabama state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 80.8 miles away from Sumter 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 113.7 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 17.6 miles away from the county center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 83.2 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 200.4 miles away from Sumter County center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 244.8 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 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 Katrina, Incident Period: August 28, 2005 to September 26, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3214: August 28, 2005, FEMA Id: 3214, 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 Sumter County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Sumter

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,996 (84.2%)
  • Carpooled: 255 (7.2%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 12 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 39 (1.1%)
  • Walked: 169 (4.8%)
  • Worked at home: 84 (2.4%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (19%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

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


  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (18%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (81%)
  • Saudi Arabia (16%)
  • Other South America (1%)
  • England (1%)
  • Other Caribbean (1%)
  • Denmark (0%)
  • Norway (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Sumter County


  • American (24%)
  • English (1%)
  • African (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • Irish (1%)
  • German (1%)
  • European (1%)

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

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

  • 120 people in nursing homes
  • 108 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 25 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

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

  • 549 people in college/university student housing
  • 131 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 38 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $38,390.

3.75% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,536 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.75%
Alabama average:

5.95%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.23% relocated from other counties in Alabama ($18,053 average AGI)
1.51% relocated from other states ($12,483 average AGI)
Sumter County:

1.51%
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 Tuscaloosa County, AL  0.82% ($19,455 average AGI)
from Lauderdale County, MS  0.65% ($32,115)


5.64% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,573 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.64%
Alabama average:

5.97%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.28% relocated to other counties in Alabama ($15,983 average AGI)
2.36% relocated to other states ($13,591 average AGI)
Sumter County:

2.36%
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 Tuscaloosa County, AL  1.31% ($27,519 average AGI)
to Lauderdale County, MS  0.73% ($30,767)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.6

Births per 1000 population in Sumter County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Sumter County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 15.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 24.7

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Sumter County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 17.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Sumter County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Sumter County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Sumter County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Sumter County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Sumter County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Sumter County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,684 (1,859 aged, 825 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 205 (6%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (184)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (167)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (142)
  • Congestive heart failure (115)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (102)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (56)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (55)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (50)
  • Other lack of expected normal physiological development (48)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (47)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 24%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 21%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 13,148
  • In family households: 9,499 (1,130 male householders, 1,543 female householders)
    1,585 spouses, 3,642 children (3,384 natural, 123 adopted, 137 stepchildren), 808 grandchildren, 231 brothers or sisters, 151 parents, 272 other relatives, 175 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,795 (947 male householders (795 living alone)), 1,441 female householders (1,319 living alone)), 396 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 881

Size of family households: 1,465 2-persons, 558 3-persons, 347 4-persons, 200 5-persons, 63 6-persons, 40 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,115 1-person, 276 2-persons.

822 married couples with children.
1,086 single-parent households (69 men, 1,017 women).

96.5% of residents of Sumter speak English at home.
0.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (82% speak English very well, 18% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
2.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (28% speak English very well, 41% speak English well, 31% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (33% speak English very well, 67% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $119,433,000 ($8,446 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $9,438,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $38,349,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $26,241,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,689,000
Federal grants: $42,103,000
Federal procurement contracts: $649,000 ($17,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $10,401,000 ($8,059,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $469,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,609,000
Federal Government insurance: $2,928,000

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

Births: 1,047
Here:

76 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 765
Here:

55 per 1000 residents
State:

53 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: -4
Here -0 per 1000 residents
State +6 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,218
Here -88 per 1000 residents
State +2 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Sumter County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.49 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.0
State:

4.7

Year house built in Sumter County, Alabama
  • Year house built in Sumter County, Alabama
  • 402014 or later
  • 932010 to 2013
  • 8262000 to 2009
  • 1,2871990 to 1999
  • 1,3521980 to 1989
  • 1,4421970 to 1979
  • 7341960 to 1969
  • 5041950 to 1959
  • 2101940 to 1949
  • 3221939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Sumter County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Sumter County, Alabama
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Sumter County, Alabama
  • 01 room
  • 562 rooms
  • 323 rooms
  • 2704 rooms
  • 9205 rooms
  • 7416 rooms
  • 6907 rooms
  • 2818 rooms
  • 2109+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sumter County, Alabama
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sumter County, Alabama
  • 01 room
  • 912 rooms
  • 5013 rooms
  • 6074 rooms
  • 1965 rooms
  • 2816 rooms
  • 397 rooms
  • 738 rooms
  • 189+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Sumter County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Sumter County, Alabama
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Sumter County, Alabama
  • 0no bedroom
  • 831 bedroom
  • 4362 bedrooms
  • 1,9733 bedrooms
  • 6394 bedrooms
  • 825+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sumter County, Alabama
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sumter County, Alabama
  • 0no bedroom
  • 5191 bedroom
  • 6372 bedrooms
  • 4183 bedrooms
  • 2144 bedrooms
  • 185+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Sumter County, Alabama in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Sumter County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Sumter County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 222no vehicle
  • 1,1631 vehicle
  • 1,0152 vehicles
  • 5593 vehicles
  • 1444 vehicles
  • 975+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Sumter County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Sumter County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 445no vehicle
  • 8781 vehicle
  • 4282 vehicles
  • 123 vehicles
  • 374 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

95.3% of Sumter County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 29% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 79% lived in Alabama.

Sumter County:

95.3%
State average:

86.3%

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

  • This state: 9,063
  • Other state: 3,726
  • Northeast: 256
  • Midwest: 416
  • South: 2,833
  • West: 219
Year householders moved into unit in Sumter County, AL
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Sumter County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 67.2%Electricity
  • 23.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.7%Utility gas
  • 1.6%Wood
  • 0.2%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 79.8%Electricity
  • 9.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.8%Utility gas
  • 2.4%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 110
Here:

9.9%
Alabama:

10.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 61
Here:

7.9%
Alabama:

11.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 41
Here:

2.4%
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

Sumter County government finances - Expenditure in 2012:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $470,000
    Sewerage: $23,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,741,000
    Police Protection: $1,610,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,467,000
    Solid Waste Management: $584,000
    Hospitals: $288,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $18,000
    Sewerage: $17,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $19,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $277,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $53,000
    General Local Government Support: $36,000
    Other: $9,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,896,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,796,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,705,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,605,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $1,493,000
    General Revenue - Other: $329,000
    Rents: $27,000
    Interest Earnings: $25,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,543,000
    Police Protection: $86,000
    Financial Administration: $24,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $894,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $77,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,289,000
    Other: $312,000
    Housing and Community Development: $198,000
    Public Welfare: $65,000
    Education: $38,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,989,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $864,000
    Other Selective Sales: $414,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $179,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $154,000
    Tobacco Products Sales: $69,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $30,000
    Other: $20,000
    Other License: $6,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $5,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,180,000

Sumter County government finances - Revenue in 2012:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $470,000
    Sewerage: $23,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,741,000
    Police Protection: $1,610,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,467,000
    Solid Waste Management: $584,000
    Hospitals: $288,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $18,000
    Sewerage: $17,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $19,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $277,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $53,000
    General Local Government Support: $36,000
    Other: $9,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,896,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,796,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,705,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,605,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $1,493,000
    General Revenue - Other: $329,000
    Rents: $27,000
    Interest Earnings: $25,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,543,000
    Police Protection: $86,000
    Financial Administration: $24,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $894,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $77,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,289,000
    Other: $312,000
    Housing and Community Development: $198,000
    Public Welfare: $65,000
    Education: $38,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,989,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $864,000
    Other Selective Sales: $414,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $179,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $154,000
    Tobacco Products Sales: $69,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $30,000
    Other: $20,000
    Other License: $6,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $5,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,180,000

Sumter County government finances - Debt in 2012:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $470,000
    Sewerage: $23,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,741,000
    Police Protection: $1,610,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,467,000
    Solid Waste Management: $584,000
    Hospitals: $288,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $18,000
    Sewerage: $17,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $19,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $277,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $53,000
    General Local Government Support: $36,000
    Other: $9,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,896,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,796,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,705,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,605,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $1,493,000
    General Revenue - Other: $329,000
    Rents: $27,000
    Interest Earnings: $25,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,543,000
    Police Protection: $86,000
    Financial Administration: $24,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $894,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $77,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,289,000
    Other: $312,000
    Housing and Community Development: $198,000
    Public Welfare: $65,000
    Education: $38,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,989,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $864,000
    Other Selective Sales: $414,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $179,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $154,000
    Tobacco Products Sales: $69,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $30,000
    Other: $20,000
    Other License: $6,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $5,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,180,000

Sumter County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $470,000
    Sewerage: $23,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,741,000
    Police Protection: $1,610,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,467,000
    Solid Waste Management: $584,000
    Hospitals: $288,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $18,000
    Sewerage: $17,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $19,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $277,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $53,000
    General Local Government Support: $36,000
    Other: $9,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,896,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,796,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,705,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,605,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $1,493,000
    General Revenue - Other: $329,000
    Rents: $27,000
    Interest Earnings: $25,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,543,000
    Police Protection: $86,000
    Financial Administration: $24,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $894,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $77,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,289,000
    Other: $312,000
    Housing and Community Development: $198,000
    Public Welfare: $65,000
    Education: $38,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,989,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $864,000
    Other Selective Sales: $414,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $179,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $154,000
    Tobacco Products Sales: $69,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $30,000
    Other: $20,000
    Other License: $6,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $5,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,180,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,295
  • Number of aged recipients: 197
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,098
  • Number of recipients under 18: 206
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 721
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 368
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 497
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 577
Most common first names in Sumter County, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary12280.2 years
James9471.8 years
William8976.5 years
John8173.8 years
Willie8071.3 years
Annie7678.1 years
Robert7672.1 years
Henry4976.6 years
George4474.6 years
Mattie3878.9 years
Most common last names in Sumter County, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams7176.7 years
Brown6573.3 years
Jones5872.7 years
Johnson5678.7 years
Smith4475.4 years
Walker4376.0 years
Jackson3979.0 years
Harris3767.6 years
Moore3573.8 years
Bell3572.5 years
Businesses in Sumter County, AL
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1Nike1
Church's Chicken1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
H&R Block2Subway1
Hardee's1

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